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This week's announcements and happenings.

Food Pantry Donations

 The HNaz Food Pantry provides much needed food for families across Huntington County. In October, we will be collecting spaghetti noodles and saltine crackers. Please leave your donation in the collection crate in the church lobby.  Monetary donations are always welcome.  Thank you so much for your support of our Food Pantry!

Place of Grace Celebration Dinner

Plan now to attend the Annual Celebration Dinner for Place of Grace on Thursday, October 5th @ 6:00PM at the Huntington PAL Event Center, 2101 Riverside Drive.  Come learn about this life-changing ministry and its impact on women within our own community. Please  text your RSVP to Rebecca Hawley at 260-224-1155.  

Pastor Appreciation Month

For the month of October, we celebrate and appreciate our church staff. Click the button below to  find individual amazon wishlists with items that the staff would benefit from. There are also bins in the church lobby for each staff member if you would like to drop gifts or cards.

Thursday Prayer Meeting at 7AM

Weekly prayer meeting is every Thursday morning from  7:00-7:30 am.  All are invited to join in this time of prayer.
"Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer."
-Romans 12:12

HNaz  Sports Ministry

Pickles &  Pickleball

Join us son Sunday, September 10th at 6:30pm as we relaunch weekly Pickleball in the HNaz  gym! We will have pickles, pickle ball, and t-shirts to kick off a new year with HNAZ Sports! 
Ages include middle school through adults, and all abilities are welcome!

It's Almost Time for Volleyball!

Stay tuned for details about volleyball this Fall!

HNaz  Students

Sunday Mornings at 9:30

Youth Sunday School led by Chris Rakoczy meets on Sunday mornings at 9:30 in the Refinery on the second floor.  All youth in grades 6-12 are invited to attend.   Hope to see all our Middle School and High School students on Sunday morning!

Youth Group is Back!

All students in 6th-12th grade are invited to Youth Group every Sunday from 5-6:30 PM in the Refinery.   Always food and always fun; bring a friend!  Hope to see you there!

HNaz Young Adults & College

Bonfire and Cookout in October

Stay tuned for details on our October bonfire and cookout!

HNaz Women

Card Writing Ministry

You are invited to join the Card-Writing Ministry, which meets the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month during the Sunday School hour at 9:15-10:15. The ministry will meet this Sunday,  September 24th in the Hospitality Room just off the main lobby.  Come anytime you're available!  Cards will be provided, and you'll provide the words of encouragement.   Hope to see you there!

HNaz Movie Night - September 30

Everyone is invited to an HNaz Night at the Movies!
Plan now to  view the new movie "The Blind" opening in select theaters in late September.  We'll meet at the GTQ Huntington 7 Theater for the 7:00pm showing on September 30th.  Tickets may be purchased at the link below or at the theater.

HNaz PrimeTime

Bible Study

Adult Bible Study meets every Wednesday at 4pm in room 116.
We are beginning a new study!  "Your Kingdom Come -  A Study from the the Holy Land."  
 Books are  available for $10.  Everyone is welcome.  Please enter through Door #10.

Lunch at Essenhaus - October 11

Mark your calendars for lunch together on  Wednesday, October 11th!
We'll meet at Door #2 at 10:30 and take the scenic drive to Middlebury.  Sign up at the Touchpoint Centers or just call the church office at 356-1614 if you plan to attend.  We look forward to spending time with you!

HNaz Kids

Trunk or Treat on October 28

Calling all cars!  Calling all cars!.....vans and trucks!
Trunk or Treat is Saturday, October 28.  This is one of our biggest community outreach events, and we need everyone's help to make it happen.  More than 1200 people enjoyed the event last year, so our goal is 80 trunks.  You may bring your own candy treats, but a large supply will also be provided.  If you'd like to donate candy, please use the candy tubs in the church lobby.  Please use the link below to sign up for Trunk.   Your trunks can be big, little, super-creative, or very simple.
Thanks for taking part in this exciting fall event!

HNaz Kids Quiz Team 

We are excited to announce the formation of a children's Bible Quiz Team for grades 1-6!  We are practicing on Wednesdays at 6:30 in room 206.   Thank you to Pastor Christi and Anita Hughes for your leadership!

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Offering Boxes

There are several offering boxes located throughout the sanctuary for you to drop your offering as you enter or exit the sanctuary.  There is also a secure drop box located at the Church Office entrance (Door #1) that you can drop off your donation after hours.


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Huntington First Church of the Nazarene
1555 Flaxmill Rd
Huntington, IN 46750

Meet the staff.

In Pastoral Transition

Lead Pastor

Tyler Gates

Worship and Discipleship Pastor

Lynn Clampitt

Director of Early Childhood &
Growing Place Preschool

Christi Bennett

Pastor of Children's Ministry

Stephen Bennett

Pastoral Care