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CrossRoads Bulletin for Sunday, June 3, 2018

The Most Excellent Way

Pastor Dan Cochrane
Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.


1 Corinthians 13:4-7 NIV

Next Week’s Sermon Text: Galatians 6:1-5

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.

Today at CrossRoads

Faith at Home for Grade 6 Families

Today during each of the services. Meet at the Connecting Point in the Cafe and we’ll go to the Youth Centre together. Topic: “What to Expect when you are Expecting a Teen”

Ps 51:10

Events at CrossRoads

OutdoorsMen Group

Join us on Tuesday, June 5 at the downtown Tim Horton’s at 8pm. Let’s create a community where men can support and mentor each other while enjoying their favorite outdoor activities. For more information please contact Dan at 403-895-5500.

Bottle DriveBottle Collection for Missions

Starting Sunday, June 10, we will be providing a trailer to collect your bottles, cans, juice boxes and milk jugs and turning it into money that will impact missions around the world. Bring your recyclables to the CrossRoads Kids/Chapel entrance (outside) any time on Sunday and know you are making a difference for the Kingdom!


GEMS Seniors Luncheon

Tuesday, June 12 at 12:00pm. Everyone is welcome to the GEMS June Luncheon featuring the Pastors of CrossRoads sharing on their vital ministries. $10 per person. This will be the last luncheon until September.

Adoption NightAdoption Night

Have you ever thought about adoption? Come hear from families that have adopted both internationally and locally. Tuesday, June 19 at 7:00pm in the Trestle Room. For more information contact Kendra at kendrajadep@yahoo.ca.

Dessert Night Summer 2018Dessert Night!

Are you new to CrossRoads? Looking to build some relationships here? Join us for dessert & coffee on Sunday, June 24 after each service in the Cafe! Please RSVP online at www.CrossRoadsChurch.ca/DessertNight-Summer2018

Summer Meeting 2018Summer Meeting

Wednesday, June 27 at 7:00pm • Join us as we celebrate the great things God has done in our CrossRoads Community this past year! Everyone is welcome to attend.
The Meeting Booklet and the CrossRoads Chronicle will be available next Sunday!

Women’s Retreat

Save the Date - CrossRoads Women’s Retreat Sept. 28-30. You won’t want to miss it! Join us for a weekend away to connect with women and be Refreshed, Renewed and Revived in the Lord. Our speaker will be Christelle Baldovinos from the Global Prayer House. The weekend will also include worship, workshops, and more! More details coming soon!

News and Opportunities

Rivers Edge Camp Work Bee

Join us for the annual Work Bee Day on Saturday, June 16! This year’s projects include; building a new playground, painting, food prep and many other fantastic jobs. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided. Please bring any tools and work wear you have. Contact Jordan with any questions at jordan@riversedgecamp.org. RSVP to the camp at 403-637-2766.

Opportunity to Serve

Every week, a team of people with the ultimate of servant hearts, faithfully restock and tidy the pews you are sitting in. There is room for YOU to join one of these teams. The only requirement is the willingness to commit two hours every five weeks. Please contact Deborah to be added to the serve list or for more info at Main.Office@CrossRoadsChurch.ca.

Run the Big Screens!

Undoubtedly, you’ve noticed the giant screens in the big house on Sundays – the ones that display song lyrics, videos, announcement screens and Bible verses. We are in need of some willing individuals to join our technical team to help operate these screens! If you can run a smart phone, you will quickly catch on to our user-friendly presentation software. Training is provided on Thursday nights. Please contact WilmaV@CrossRoadsChurch.ca for more information.

Community Events

Red Deer River Clean-Up

Today at 12:30-3:30pm at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre. Help keep our river and shoreline clean and safe for all. Free BBQ and prizes afterwards. There is no need to pre-register, but please wear appropriate footwear and bring gloves. Children 12 and under should be accompanied by an adult.

Lace up those runners!

Hope Mission Kids in Action 5K run is happening on Saturday, June 9. There is a need for teens and adults to run alongside kids and encourage them as they complete the 5K course. You don’t need to be fast! Just an encourager! For more information on how you can support our local partner Hope Mission and kids in our community through this event please go to hopemission.com/5krace or call 403-352-8783.

Praise in the Park

Sunday, June 24, 3-8pm at Bower Ponds. A free, outdoor, non-denominational praise and worship event lifting high the name of Jesus! Everyone is welcome. All ages will enjoy this afternoon of praise and worship music lead by guest worship leaders: CrossRoads Kids Worship Team, Embraced, Greg Sykes, Fraser Campbell and Brooke Nicholls. Event goes rain or shine. For more information email: praiseintheparkreddeer@gmail.com.

Lost and Found Items

Missing anything? Your Bible, your coat, your child’s shoe? Maybe you left it here! Our lost and found is located in the Theatre Entrance foyer. Coats can be found hanging in the main foyer by the Cafe. All left over items will be donated by the end of June.


Phase 4 Update

The next phase planned for our site will consist of an expanded sanctuary, larger foyer, second café, additional office space, and more multipurpose meeting spaces for ministry. The Building Committee is currently conducting a needs assessment with our architect (Axiom) and builder (Timcon) and our user groups, with the hope of having a concept drawing with an estimated budget available for our June Congregation Meeting on June 27th. Originally, we anticipated having a concept drawing and budget before this time so that we could have held a couple of information meetings with the congregation leading up to our June Congregation meeting, where we would decide together concerning the next phase. Instead, we are pushing the decision into the fall to allow for the needs assessment to be completed and presented to the congregation. We will start our conversation together regarding Phase 4 at our June Congregation meeting (Summer Meeting) and carry that conversation into the fall leading up to a special meeting where we will make the decision together. Please be praying for the work being done now to prepare for Phase 4, and that we together would know God’s heart in all these matters concerning the completion of the building. If you have any questions, please email Jordan Polson at JordanP@CrossRoadsChurch.ca.