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grateful Strength: Table

As we think about gathering around tables for Thanksgiving this week ...

Jesus ate at the table of everyone. He invites everyone. He welcomes everyone. He permits every type of behavior at His table.
Be the church that invites, welcomes, and permits everyone at our table because Jesus welcomed us to His table.

sunday, November 28


Adult Discipleship Gatherings currently have offerings in three locations (one on the 1st floor and two on the 2nd floor). Adult Special Needs Class meets in the Kids Wing.

HOSM Bible Classes are in the Student Bldg.

Children and nursery classes are in the Kids' Wing.

Click on the button below for more information.  This information is also available on the app when you click the Sunday graphic from the home page and then Sunday Morning Classes.

New Sermon Series 

Unto Us: Restoring and Reclaiming the Joy of the Season

Thanksgiving dishes are done and the Christmas lights are out- it's the most wonderful time of the year! But for disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ, it is our reminder that joy comes to the world and resides within us. Advent is here so we might reclaim and restore the joy of Christ; the birth of the one who has come into the world. Join us as we are reminded of God's great "unto us" message of joy for this season.

10am - Unto Us: Hope

The writer of Hebrews tells us that "faith is the assurance of things hoped for." And what are we hoping for? Join us as we reclaim and restore the hope of Christ's coming for our world and time. 
Children's activity sheets are available each week inside of Door K.

during Worship Service

After Bible class at 9am, join us for Family Worship at 10am in the Worship Center. We will not be hosting Kids’ Praise on the holiday weekend.

You are welcome to utilize the Training Room in the Kids’ Wing. Encourage your children to grab activity sheets and crayons on the table by Door K. Kids’ Praise will conclude for the year on December 5.

Thanksgiving Holiday

Nov. 24 & 25 

The Church office will be closed on Wednesday, November 24 and Thursday, November 25.  We will reopen on Monday, November 29.

Please have a safe and blessed Thanksgiving Holiday.

Loving, Growing, Sending

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November Love 1st Challenge

Throughout November, we are collecting $50 Walmart gift cards to provide Christmas for children.  The gift cards give the parents the option of shopping for their child, or giving their child the gift card to shop for himself/herself.

You can place your gift card(s) in the offering box on Sunday. You can also make a donation of cash or check ($50 per child) with Caring and Sharing in the memo line, or on the front of your cash envelope and place in the offering box on Sunday. You may also donate online.

Thank you for serving so generously. Your donation will bring such joy to these families!  For more info, contact Becky Burroughs at bburroughs@hocc.org.

Wednesday, Dec. 1   

Join us on the 1st Wednesday night each month for D3: Dessert, Discussion, and Discipleship. Come enjoy a different dessert each night while participating in engaging conversation topics with other HOCC family members. All ages welcome! Age appropriate activities offered for children 3 yrs to 5th grade (must RSVP). Must RSVP to attend by the prior Monday. There is no cost. Donations will be accepted. Masks are encouraged.

December Love 1st Challenge   

Christmas is a time of sharing joy! The Merry Mail Challenge was so fun last year, that it’s back again. We invite you to sign up by Wednesday, December 8, to send mail or a small gift to another HOCC family. When you register on our app or at hocc.org, you’ll receive one (or more) name(s) of another HOCC-er! You’ll take the provided address and either send mail or drop off a small gift or package to their house. You will receive the recipients name(s) and address(es) between December 8 and December 11. We encourage you to participate in sharing this wonderful opportunity to live out our discipleship practice of “loving” this Christmas season!

Contact Marla Finley at mfinley@hocc.org for more info.

Christmas Season

Begins Nov. 28

Looking for a way to reconnect with God during the Advent season? Look no further! Join us daily for the 28 days of Advent as we meditate, pray and reflect on the greatest gift ever given. Visit the “Vespers for Advent” playlist on our YouTube channel starting November 28 for daily prayer and meditation.

Sunday, Dec.12

Thanks so much for supporting the HOCC Kids in this year’s Christmas Musical! We’re so glad to bring back a live show.

The show is one night only at 5pm on Sunday, December 12.

Please enter through Door I by the playground at Highland Oaks Church of Christ 10805 Walnut Hill Ln., Dallas, TX.

For any questions, please contact Marla Finley at mfinley@hocc.org.

Sunday, Dec.19

—December’s HOCC Prayer Vigil— Everyone’s invited to this prayer experience which will engage all your senses. Come walk the stations with your family, your Bible class friends or solo. Silence isn’t necessary and conversations are encouraged. Simple instructions are provided at each prayer station to encourage reflection and contemplation.  There’s no wrong way to do the prayer walk and you may enter in at whichever station you’d like. The whole experience will take approximately 30 minutes. Sign up to participate or serve as a host on the HOCC app or at hocc.org by Dec. 15.

*Prayer Walk Hosts are invited to arrive early to experience the walk before serving at a station as a host.

Contact Marla Finley at mfinley@hocc.org or Josh Tracy at jtracy@hocc.org for more information.


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