Events & Info

There's always something great happening for kids at HPC. Take a look below for some highlights and be sure to check out the HPC Calendar for details!


Blessings in a Backpack

Sept 3 - Oct 22

HPC has partnered with Blessings in a Backpack!

Blessings in a Backpack is an organization whose mission is to ensure that impoverished elementary school children are fed on the weekends throughout the school year. They provided a bag of food, which typically includes 6-8 single-serve non-perishable items, to children to take home.

Your support will bring hope to those children in need, and provide them with basic necessities. Blessings in a Backpack are requesting the following items:

Donations Needed

Macaroni and Cheese, Single Serving

Cheese/Peanut Butter Crackers, Packs - Individually Wrap

Single Serve Applesauce

Cans of Soup, Easy Open Only (Has a pull open tab)

We are collecting donations in a fun way!

We have assigned Pastor Rob Sparr, Youth Director Vince Latz, Children’s Director Susan Buerlen and Nursery Director Heather Sparr to an item requested. As you donate, these items will fill specific bins located in the Barry Jones Parlor.(Near the church office) Each filled bin will equal one pie in that assigned persons face!

Fill 2 bins, that's 2 pies. Fill 5 bins, that's 5 pies!!

Join us during our fall event, Pumpkin Carving, on Oct. 22nd from 4pm - 6pm to see “To See the Pies Fly”!

We thank you in advance for your generosity!

For more information regarding this wonderful organization, please visit their website at


The Akron Chapter packs bags for 1,000 Akron school kids every Thursday during the school year. After the drive concludes, HPC’s Kids on a Mission will be participating in packing the bags. If you and your family would like to join

Kids on a Mission, please register today! 


For more information on our 2017-2018 upcoming children events,

visit our HPC Calendar.

Please contact Susan BuerlenChildren Ministry Director with any questions. 

Pumpkin Carving Event

October 22   4pm - 6pm

We invite all to join us for a fun filled time of fellowship, pumpkin carving, painting, glittering and much more! 

Cost: Donation Only.

Registration Required: Sign-up Today

- There will be an open concession stand to enjoy!

- A pumpkin for each registered guest.

- Games and activities for all ages.

- Open door, from 4pm-6pm. 

Get Involved

To make our Children's Ministry great we need your help! There are a ton of ways that you can get involved and serve our young ones. Here's just a few - contact either Susan Buerlen or Heather Sparr to jump right in!

All volunteers will need to be registered, 

Please see  complete a Volunteer Registration form. 

> Volunteer in the Nursery

> Volunteer in Sunday School

> Help with preparing Arts & Crafts

> Help at-home prep projects

> Tech Savvy? We can use you!

> Donate Materials

> Volunteer at large, one-time event!

> 2018 VBS