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CrossRoads Bulletin for Sunday, May 6, 2018

Facing Giants

Pastor Jason Frizzell
Numbers 13:1 - 14:12

 

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“My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts,” says the Lord.
“And my ways are far beyond anything you could imagine."

Isaiah 55:8 (NLT)

New to CrossRoads?

Welcome to CrossRoads Church! It’s great to have you here. We’d love to meet you and give you some information to help get you connected. Visit us at the Connecting Point in the front foyer or text CrossRoads New to 393939. (Msg & data rates may apply) or click here.


Summer Groups

You can check out our summer groups online now! View and register today at www.CrossRoadsChurch.ca/Groups.

Momentum

A night of wings, worship and encouragement - just for men! Tuesday, May 8 at 6:45pm in the Youth Wing.

GEMS Seniors Luncheon

Tuesday, May 8 at 12:00 noon in the Chapel. $10. Presentation from the Mustard Seed about their vital work in Red Deer. Everyone Welcome!

Dessert Night

Are you new to CrossRoads? Looking to build some relationships here? Join us for desserts and coffee on Tuesday, May 15 at 7:00pm in the Trestle Room! Please RSVP online. www.CrossRoadsChurch.ca/ComingEvents.

Single Moms Fellowship

Friday, May 18 - “Finances”. All single moms are invited to join us on Friday, May 18 at 6:00pm in the main foyer. Helmut and Barb Giesbrecht will guide us in some practical strategies for handling money. Dinner and childcare provided. Please register ahead on the FaceBook page or call Mary at 587-876-8302.

Engage

Join us on Tuesday, May 22 at 6:15pm to learn about CrossRoads and what it means to be a member of our community. Supper is provided and space is limited. (Childcare not provided). Register by emailing Michele Ramer at MicheleR@CrossRoadsChurch.ca.

Building Fund Offering

On Sunday, May 27 we will be taking up a special offering to go towards our outstanding mortgage balance of $491,435. Please use the green envelopes in the pew for your offering or give online.

Singles Gathering and BBQ

If you’re single and over 45ish make sure to set aside time on Saturday, June 2 at 6pm, for a BBQ supper at Grant and Twilight Taylor’s home in Lacombe (6 Lilac Close). Bring your own lawn chair, meat to grill, plus a side dish or dessert to share. RSVP to Twilight 780-228-8282 by May 30.

Marriage Enrichment Weekend - Spots still available!

June 8 - 10, 2018 at Pocaterra Inn, Canmore. Marriage Enrichment is a positive, personal experience for couples to learn a technique of loving communication that can be used for the rest of their lives. It is a time when a couple can be alone together, free from distractions, to share their hopes, joys, fears and frustrations. The weekend allows a couple to discover the personal strengths in their relationship that will enable them to look to the future with courage. It is a common sense approach that helps couples see where their relationship could be through communication. Marriage Enrichment is not a retreat, marriage counselling, or sensitivity course. Cost: $300.00/couple. For more information about this weekend in Canmore, go to www.CrossRoadsChurch.ca/marriage.

Will You Go?

Our upcoming Global Compassion Outreach team dates are in! Don’t miss out on these great opportunities to serve alongside our global partners!

  • Haiti: November 18-29 • Applications due: May 23
  • Rwanda: February 16-28 • Applications due: August 6

Pick up an application at the Missions Kiosk or go to www.CrossRoadsChurch.ca/ShortTermOutreach. Contact ChantelleS@CrossRoadsChurch.ca for more information.

Beth Moore Conference

Jun 22 & 23, Stampede Corral, Calgary. There is still time to order tickets for the conference. If you would like to order one please contact Ginny Cochrane on the Facebook page “Crossroads Women” or by email: ginnycochrane@hotmail.com before May 25. Cost is still $75 if we can order 10 or more. Cost does not include travel or accommodations.

Celebrate Recovery

You are invited to join us in the Café Friday nights beginning with dinner at 6:00pm or the main session in the Chapel at 7:00pm. Child care is available. Come and see! Learn more at www.CrossRoadsChurch.ca/CelebrateRecovery.

GriefShare Ministry

GriefShare is a weekly ministry that reaches out to those who have experienced the death a spouse, child, family member, or friend. Tuesdays at 7:00pm in Room 108. You are welcome to start any Tuesday, as each session is self-contained. For more info email Pam at PamH@CrossRoadsChurch.ca.

Employment Opportunity

We are currently looking for an individual for the position of Director of Connecting.  Applications for this permanent full time position must be submitted by May 31.  The position profile is available here or at the Connecting Point.




Book Available at the Connecting Point

One of the speakers at last week’s EMCC conference has provided a few copies of his book for a $20 purchase.

Truth Is Not Plural: A Defense Against the Exclusive Pluralism of John Hick by Conrad Neudorf is a nonfiction book of Christian theology written to help Christians and theologians engage with questions about religious pluralism as we live in an increasingly global and religiously diverse world. This informative theological book addresses a variety of topics that confirm Christian faith in Jesus Christ as the only way to God, including salvation, the divinity of Jesus, perspectives in world religions, teachings in church history, and Christian doctrine. Readers with questions like “What is pluralism?”, “Is Christianity the only true religion?” and, “Can non-Christians be saved?” will find this book to be an enlightening guide written with authority and expertise.