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CrossRoads News for Sunday, April 16, 2017

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Surprised By Hope

Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017
9:00am • 11:00am • 6:00pm
Pastor Dan Cochrane, Senior Pastor

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. This inheritance is kept in heaven for you.

1 Peter 1:3-4 (NIV)

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 (message & data rates may apply) or click here.

Join us next Sunday!

Services are at 9:00am, 11:00am and 6:00pm 
CrossRoads Kids - Sundays during the services for infants to Grade 6

Events Coming Up

CrossRoads Youth

  • Grades 7-8 - Thursday nights 7:00pm
  • Grades 9-11 - Wednesday nights 7:00pm
  • Grade 12 - Wednesday nights at 7:00pm

For more info on youth, email


The GriefShare group meets weekly to help those who have lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend. We meet every Tuesday at 7:00pm in Room 108, year round. You are welcome to begin attending GriefShare at any session, as each one is self-contained and doesn’t need to occur in sequence. You will find encouragement and help whenever you begin.

Single Moms Prayer Group

Saturdays • 10:00am - 11:30am • Prayer Room • Single moms are invited to meet for prayer on Saturday mornings. Contact Pastor Verna for more info at

Celebrate Recovery

Experiencing God’s healing power for life’s hurts, hang-ups and habits. Every Friday night at 6:00pm in the cafe starting with a meal. For more information, click here or  email

Community Garden

We are growing! To get involved in the CrossRoads Community Garden, watch for information tables in the foyer April 23 following each of the services. Then enjoy veggies and dip at the registration event at the garden on Sunday, April 30 following the morning services. Contact for more information.

Work Bee

Are you handy? We need a team to build a compost structure and water catchment, plant trees and complete some landscaping. Bring your tools (shovels, rakes, wheelbarrows, sledge hammers, cordless drills, gloves, boots, safety glasses) and be a part of bringing the community garden to life. Saturday, April 29 from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Lunch will be provided. For more information and to sign up contact

Theology Overview CourseComing Events Pics - Theology overview

May 1 to 5, 8:30am - 4:30pm at CrossRoads • This Briercrest College and Seminary course is a basic overview of the central doctrines of the Christian faith, designed for those who have no previous, formal training in Christian theology, or for those who need a refresher. Students develop a basic understanding of the method and content of systematic theology as presented in the Apostles’ Creed and the classical evangelical tradition. 3 credit course: $1134 or ministry development/audit: $378. Register by contacting: For more info contact Deborah at the church office or at

Dessert NightComing Events Pics - Dessert Night

Tuesday, May 9 • 7:00pm in the Cafe • Are you new to CrossRoads or want to connect with others? Join us for desserts and coffee!. Please register online by May 2 at

Mothers Day BrunchComing Events Pics - Mothers Day Brunch

 Sunday, May 14 after the 9:00am and 11:00am services. Get your tickets at Ministry Lane starting next Sunday, or online at

Welcome Teams & Facilitators

Tuesday, May 16 • 6:00pm • Join us for an evening of celebrating all that God has been up to! Check your email for details. Please RSVP by May 9 at

Marriage Enrichment WeekendComing Events Pics - Marriage Enrichment

June 9 to 11 • Canmore • $250 per couple until April 18. Register at

Continued Need in our Schools

Thank you so much for the donations that have been received in response to the needs in our public schools. There is still need for food items especially as many schools feed children breakfast, lunch and after-school snacks as well as sending home food for the weekend. Items most needed are individually packaged items such as fruit cups, and granola bar type items as well as breakfast food such as cheesewhiz, jam, cheese slices and fresh fruit. If you wish to drop off perishable items please contact or drop off items in Ministry Lane. Details available on the postcards in Ministry Lane.

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