"And that's what's happening at Hernando Baptist"

Hiring: Weekday Education Director
We are now accepting applicants for the Weekday Education Director at Hernando Baptist Church.  You can find the job description here. If you or anyone you know are interested in applying, please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected].

Corn Hole Tournament
On Wednesday, May 31st, join us at Hernando Baptist Church for a night of friendly competition as we hold a corn hole tournament! This event is for the entire family, and we encourage you to bring your friends. Dinner will be served at 5:30pm. We will be having tacos (chicken & beef) & nachos. The corn hole tournament will begin shortly after at 6:15pm. See you there!

Welcome Reception for Katie McMinn
Please help us welcome Katie McMinn as our new Children's Minister on the morning of Sunday, June 4th. We will be having a reception in the Hub in between Life Group times. There will be donuts, sausage balls, and punch. Come by and welcome and encourage Katie as she joins our team!

 Twists & Turns VBS
        Twists & Turns VBS at HBC will be June 5-8, 2023 (Monday through Thursday.) Following Jesus changes everything! We are going to be studying the life of Peter and how Jesus changed his life. It’s going to be so much fun & you never know what “Twists & Turns” will be around each corner. VBS is open to any kid that has
        completed kindergarten through 5th grade. Sign up now on our website at

VBS Donations
Cookies are needed for the kids snacks during the week. You can drop off packs of cookies in the hub or at the preschool doors. Please do not bring cookies with nuts or peanut butter. Can drink empty boxes are needed for a project. Please do not crush them. They can also be dropped off at the hub or preschool doors.

        VBS Volunteer Sign Up
        VBS Volunteer sign up is live on our website. If you are able to serve any day, please sign up. VBS is huge and we need a lot of help. Volunteers have to have completed 6th grade through adults and must regularly attend HBC. If you can talk to kids then you can volunteer. We have all kinds of options for helping from
        leading to assisting and in many different areas. Please visit to sign up now. If you have any questions, please contact Liz Alexander at [email protected].

VBS Family Night
VBS Family Night is Wednesday, June 7th at 6pm. We hope you will join us to hear all about what the children have learned all week long! We will be serving hot dogs, nachos, sno cones, and more.

Family Game Night
We hope you will join us on Wednesday, June 14th for a family game night! This will be a night of fun and fellowship with the entire family. Dinner will be served at 5:30pm. We will be having pizza and a salad bar. Game night will begin shortly after at 6:15pm. Invite a friend!

Single Ladies Study
This summer Kaitlyn Williamson will be leading a 7-week study called Elijah by Priscilla Shirer. This study is open to all graduating seniors, college students, and young adult ladies.
It starts on Wednesday, June 14 at 6pm and will meet at the Williamson's home.
The cost is $15. You can sign up here or email Kaitlyn for more information ([email protected]).

Wesley Meadows Ministry Project
We hope you will join us on Wednesday, June 21st for a ministry project for Wesley Meadows. We will be packing goodie bags for residents at Wesley Meadows and hearing from a few church members as they share their testimonies. Dinner will begin at 5:30pm. We will be serving tacos (chicken & beef) and nachos. Our ministry project & share time will follow at 6:15pm.

Minute-to-Win-It Game Night
The entire family is invited to join us for a minute-to-win-it game night here at Hernando Baptist Church on Wednesday, June 28th! Dinner will be served at 5:30pm. We will be having hamburgers, hot dogs, and chips. Our minute-to-win-it games will begin shortly after at 6:15pm. We will see you there!

Iglesia Gracia Internacional
We are excited to host Iglesia Gracia Internacional at HBC on Wednesday, July 5th. This will be a sweet time of fellowship with another local congregation. Pastor Jamie Loayza will be speaking. Dinner will be served at 5:30pm. We will be having BBQ and chips.

Liz's Celebration + Activities
Join us as we celebrate Liz Alexander on July 12th from 5:30-7:30pm. We will be having supper and spending time honoring Liz's time here at HBC. It will be a night of fun!

Missions Teams Report
We have several teams on the mission field this summer. Join us on Wednesday, July 19th as we hear from our Missions Team. Dinner will begin at 5:30pm. We will be having hamburgers, hotdogs, & chips. The Missions Team will share at 6:15pm.

Prayer Walk & Ministry Projects at DCS
We will be prayer walking and doing ministry projects on Wednesday, July 26th from 6-7:30pm.
Dinner will not be served at the church. Instead, we are encouraging all groups to go out to dinner together after our ministry projects.

Nicaragua Mission Trip Opportunity
From August 8-15, Corey Baker will be assisting Iglesia Bautista Fundamental Nuevo Nacimiento with some building expansions and several local ministry projects. If you are interested in this mission opportunity,  email Corey for more information ([email protected]).

HBK 2023-2024 Openings
There are still some openings in HBK for the 2023-2024 school year in 3k, 4k, and 5k. If you would like to register your child, email Erin at [email protected] or call 662-429-2777 to make an appointment.

Prison Ministry Opportunities
If you’re interested in joining the jail ministry team with HBC, please contact the church office at 662.429.6361 for mandatory training dates and more information.

Parking on Sundays
HBC Members, We Need Your Help! Lately, we have had more people attending our services. Praise God! If possible, we need to serve our guests, senior adults, and families with babies. Please consider parking off campus at one of the local business, and please move to the center of an aisle when you sit in the sanctuary.
        Thanks for helping others feel welcome and valued.

        Parents of Students 
        Parents, if your child is attending MFUGE, be sure to turn in a notarized copy of
their Waiver and Release for 2023. You may find a digital copy on our student page or you may
find a paper copy in the student room.

Ways to Give
We no longer pass offering plates; instead, we have stationed offering collection boxes in the foyer. As you leave the worship center, we encourage you to drop your offering in one of these boxes. If you desire, you may continue to give online through our Hernando Baptist Church app or through our website at