Listening to the God who Speaks
Sunday, May 13, 2017
9:00am, 11:00am & 6:00pm
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
He was with God in the beginning.
John 1:1-2 (NIV)
Our Prayer for this Month
Dear Lord, for the past year we’ve been coming before You each month with our unified prayers as a church body. We are so thankful for all we’ve seen You do in these months, and all we know You will continue to do for the glory of Your Name.
This month, Lord, we want to express our thankfulness to You. Thank You for hearing our prayers and for answering so many of our requests. Thank You for remembering us and freeing us from sin through Your Son, Jesus Christ. Thank You for providing for our needs and for being faithful to us at all times. Thank You that we can trust You because You are good!
Lord, we are so grateful. You are worthy of all honour and glory and praise. We will give thanks to You for You are good. Your love endures forever!
In Jesus’ name, amen.
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.
Responding to the Needs in our Schools
We will be receiving donations of food for breakfast and after-school programs as well as items to take home on the weekends until the end of May. Clothing donations, particularly footwear and outdoor wear, are also welcomed. Please bring your donations to the bins in Ministry Lane during business hours or on Sundays. Detailed lists of acceptable items available at the collection bins. For more information or if you wish to serve in the school in breakfast programs or reading with a child please email LaurieW@CrossRoadsChurch.ca.
Our 56ers need you!
Every Sunday there are three opportunities to be a part of Kingdom Business through serving in our 56ers (grade 5 & 6) Children’s Ministry! If you are interested in discovering more or joining a team, email Karli at ServeKids@CrossRoadsChurch.ca
Haiti - Will You Go?
Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to work alongside our partner Haiti Arise! Applications are available at the Missions Kiosk or online at www.CrossRoadsChurch.ca/ShortTermOutreaches and are due June 20. For more information contact Chantelle at ChantelleS@CrossRoadsChurch.ca.
30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World
Please join with millions of Christians around the world as we pray for Muslims during Ramadan. During Ramadan, Muslims around the world fast and pray as they seek Allah. This opens them up to the spiritual world, which we seek to influence through prayer to Jesus. Pick up your copy of 30 Days of Prayer at the Missions Kiosk for an easy and informative guide to prayer during the days of Ramadan. Each day has a story to teach you about Ramadan or the Muslim faith, and prayer points for intercession.
Spring & Summer Connections!
Check out the new groups catalogue which includes exciting experiences available this spring/summer. Catalogues are available at the Connecting Point and online. www.CrossRoadsChurch.ca/Groups
Ways of Giving NEW to CrossRoads!!
You can now donate through your online banking system at Servus Credit Union, Scotiabank, ATB, CIBC, and TD. Visit our website to discover all the ways you can give at CrossRoads.
Events Coming Up:
Attitudes and Approaches to Islam and Muslims: What We Can Learn From Jesus
with Dr. Martin Accad. Monday, May 15 at 7:00pm in the Chapel. Dr. Martin Accad is passionate about Christian Muslim Relations. He teaches and is director of Institute of Middle East Studies in Lebanon and Professor of Islamic Studies at Fuller Seminary in California. Join us as we learn how to love and minister to Muslims near and far. This is a free event and open to anyone. Refreshments will be served.
Pickles and Ice Cream Event
Monday, May 15 at 7:00pm in the Cruisers Room. Expecting a baby? You are invited to our yummy ice cream and pickles event! Come and enjoy getting to know other moms in the same wonderful condition! Pastor Tammy looks forward to hearing when you are due!
Welcome Teams & Facilitators
Tuesday, May 16 at 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 www.CrossRoadsChurch.ca/Celebrate
Single Mom’s Fellowship
Friday, May 19 at 6:00pm. Join us for the evening which includes dinner, childcare and conversation. Our topic is relationships: courting and dating. Please register online at www.crossroadschurch.ca/singlemoms or call Mary Dias at 587-876-8302.
Calling All Grade 8 Students!
Wednesday, May 24, 7:00-9:00pm We are asking all grade 8 students to come join us at Senior high youth to come see what we are all about. Come ready for lots of fun as this night is our CAMP NIGHT. If you have any questions email Anika at AnikaP@CrossRoadsChurch.ca.
Join us for EQUIP as we spend the day learning and growing together.
Saturday, May 27 9:30 - 4:00pm. Our CrossRoads staff will be offering a wide-ranging variety of seminars throughout the day. Topics include theology, marriage, parenting, personal growth, music, Bible, etc. Check out the session options and get registered online at www.CrossRoadsChurch.ca/equip. Please come visit us in Ministry Lane with any questions you have or for more information on the sessions. Cost for the day (including lunch) is $10. This will be a great day as we are equipped in all of the ways we follow Jesus here at CrossRoads. You don’t want to miss it!
Church in the Park
Saturday, May 27 6:00-7:30pm at Bower Ponds. An outdoor, non-denominational church service where everyone is welcome. The CrossRoads worship team and one of our pastors will be leading this first Church in the Park event.
Building Fund Offering
Sunday, May 28 We will be taking up a special offering to go toward paying the debt on the Youth Wing. Please pray about how God would have you give.
Senior High Youth Wrap Up
Wednesday, May 31 7pm-9pm. All Senior High students are invited to join us at Rotary Park for our year end wrap up. We will have a fire, games and food. Feel free to bring snacks to share or any outdoor games you would like to play.
Curious About Serving In Youth Ministry?
Thursday, June 8 at 7:30pm in the Fireside room in Youth Wing. Have you ever wondered what serving in Youth Ministry looks like? Is it all fun and games? What would I actually have to do with the students? How much of a commitment is serving in Youth? Come on out to our “potential leader” evening to hear what we are about and get all your questions answered.
Marriage Enrichment Weekend
June 9 to 11 in Canmore. Get more information and register at www.CrossRoadsChurch.ca/ComingEvents. Final chance to register is this Monday!
June 23 - 24 This is an exciting weekend for our grade 4-6 families to get away and experience community outside of the church setting! This year’s Camp Out will be held at Pine Lake Camp, June 23-24. Online registration is now open. Come camp with us! www.CrossRoadsChurch.ca/ComingEvents
Next Baptism August 20.
Sessions will be held after each service on: July 30, August 6, and 13. Deadline for registration is August 13. If you cannot make one of the session times, please e-mail Verna for an appointment. VernaV@CrossRoadsChurch.ca.