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CrossRoads News for Sunday, July 2, 2017

Bulletins - A time for hope

Hope for Your Future

Sunday July 2, 2017
Pastor Shawn Hubert

“...Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.  But do this with gentleness and respect...”

1 Peter 3:15 (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. (Msg & data rates may apply) or click here.


The Church Office will be closed Monday in observance of the
Canada Day Holiday.


Our Prayer for July

Dear Lord,
We thank You for the hope You have given us through Your salvation. Because of You, we can know our eternity is secure, and we can live with hope and joy in the midst of any circumstance.
Lord, this summer as we travel and enjoy the outdoors, we ask that You open doors of opportunities for us to have one-minute-longer conversations with those we meet. Give us favour with our neighbours, with strangers, with friends and with family members so that we can go a bit deeper in sharing the truth about Your salvation, our living hope.
Open our mouths to speak without fear, and open the hearts of those around us to hear Your truth and turn towards You. We know that You have asked us to make disciples, so, through the power of Your Holy Spirit, use us to share Your love, truth and
hope with others
In Jesus’ name, Amen.


Today

In CrossRoads Kids

As of today, K-1 will be together in room 205-207 marked with GREEN balloons. Gr. 2-4 will be together in room 201-203 marked with YELLOW balloons.

Teen Camp Bottle Drive

Support Teen Camp by donating bottles on Sunday, July 2 at our trailer in the North-West corner of the youth wing. Drop off bottles before, after, and in between all services. For any questions email either JoshuaS@CrossRoadsChurch.ca or nicoledawnstang@gmail.com

Mark your Calendar!

S’mores Night

Wednesday, July 5 at 7:00pm in the parking lot by the gardens. Are you new to CrossRoads Church, looking to get connected here or really enjoy s’mores!? Join us for s’mores! Please bring your own lawn chair and register online at www.CrossRoadsChurch.ca/ComingEvents.

Story Time in the Park

Tuesdays, July 12, 19, 26, August 2, and 9. 10:30 - 11:00am at Kin Kanyon Park. Bring your little ones for stories, puppets, finger plays and song. Weather permitting. Bring a blanket and a snack.

Summer Baptism

Sunday, 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.

Block Party Program

The City of Red Deer has come out with an awesome program to assist you in hosting your very own block party! Join the fun! Visit www.reddeer.ca/blockparty for more info and to register. Out-of-Towners – you are invited to join in this summer initiative. Contact Pastor Verna for more details. VernaV@CrossRoadsChurch.ca.

Summer Youth - Grade 7 to 12 

We are SO excited that summer youth is about to start!  Come join us for our kick off on July 5th at 7pm! There will be bouncy castles, yard games, fires, food and much more! Hope to see you there! Have any questions? Email either KarleenH@crossroadschurch.ca or AnikaP@crossroadschurch.ca

Camping Extravaganza

August 9 to 13 You haven’t camped until you’ve camped with CrossRoads at Kootenay Plains. The campsite boasts no wifi and no power to charge your or your child’s electronic devices! Just you, your family, and other hearty campers enjoying and worshiping the Beautiful Creator together. So mark your calendar, register at CrossRoadsChurch.ca/Events, book time off work and we’ll see you there!

Next Baby Dedication

Sunday, August 20th 9:00am in the Chapel. To dedicate your new beautiful new addition, please register at CrossRoadsChurch.ca/EarlyChildhood or for more information email TammyG@CrossRoadsChurch.ca.

Get your serve on!

Shaking Hands

Do you like greeting others and meeting new people? If so, we’d love to have you join our Welcome Team. To sign-up and for more info contact VernaV@CrossRoadsChurch.ca.

We’re Not Waiters, But Boy Can We Serve!

Would you consider joining one of our serve teams, as we teach CrossRoads Kids and spur them on to Christ? We are looking for Classroom Serves, Team Leads, and Tech, for both the summer and the coming fall! Be a part of Kingdom business! Email Servekids@CrossRoadsChurch.ca for more details! We’d love to hear from you or answer any questions you might have!

You Can Still Attend Service!

Come join the team at Children’s Welcome Desk on Sunday’s as we help new and returning families navigate the Kidcheck process, find classrooms and provide general information regarding the church. If you enjoy visiting with people, are comfortable with basic computer skills and want to serve in a manner that allows you to still attend service, we would love to hear from you! YOUTH WELCOME!!! Please contact ChantalM@CrossRoadsChurch.ca. Frequency of serving is 1x/month for 30 minutes.

Reminder:  There is NO Sunday Morning Junior High Echo in July and August


Home Page Slides - Living Hope -2017

Week 5 - Who is God showing you today that needs hope?
www.CrossRoadsChurch.ca/LivingHope


Financial Update
(August 1, 2016 - June 11, 2017)
YTD General Budget $3,672,000
YTD Actuals $3,424,373
Income Shortfall $247,627