May 15, 2016
This Sunday at Crossroads: This Sunday, Pastor Todd Smith will teach from 1 John 4:1-6. Next week, Pastor Smith will be teaching from 1 John 4:7-21.
Serving Opportunity: Connections Ministry -- We are looking for individuals to partner with us in our new "Connections Ministry." This ministry is geared to help others find connections during our weekend services. We have several areas for you to plug into, so if you're interested, stop by Ministry Central in our outdoor lobby to find a full list of available service opportunities.
RightNow Media: We are excited to introduce RightNow Media, an online library of over 10,000 biblical video resources for your personal study, marriage enrichment, leadership development, small groups, finances, and more. There are also over 2,000 kids' faith-based videos to help your children understand their faith. If you have not yet received an email from us inviting you to this free resource, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can get you an invitation to set up your account.
Baby Bottle Boomerang: This Mother's Day, don't forget to pick up your bottle to fill with change! All proceeds will go to the Santa Clarita Valley Pregnancy Center. You can grab one today at the carts at both Main and South Campus. Please bring your filled bottle back to the cart by Father's Day, June 19.
Lost and Found: Missing something? Come check the lost and found in the lobby area of the main campus before or after May 15 and May 22 services. You might be surprised and find something of yours that you did not even know was lost! All unclaimed items will be donated on May 23rd.
Glory SCV: Glory SCV is hosting its third annual Christian concert on Wednesday, June 22, from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. at College of the Canyons. The concert will feature Newsboys, as well as Citizen Way and I AM THEY. They are here and selling tickets at the discounted price of $20. Stop by, and purchase tickets for your family today!
Using Your Vocation for Gospel Impact: The Master's Academy International would like to present the conference "Work and Witness: Using your Vocation for Gospel Impact". This conference will help believers better understand how to use their professions to have an impact for Jesus Christ through their everyday jobs, no matter what their areas of expertise or geographical locations. It will be held on Saturday, May 21, from 8:00 to 4:30 at Grace Community Church. You can sign up at www.tmai.org/vocation. Enter the discount code: CHURCH2016 for a discounted rate of $35 a person.
Go Partner of the Month: Comfort Critters This month, our Go Partner Spotlight is on Comfort Critters, a ministry begun by Crossroads members Randy and Johanna Degroot. Comfort Critters helps supply new stuffed animals to children in the emergency room at Henry Mayo Hospital. These critters are used by the hospital to help take away the fear that can come with a visit to the emergency room.
Ladies' Summer Bible Studies: We have three different group Bible studies available this summer on Wednesdays at our south campus! We will be offering one morning group and two evening groups. To learn more about each study's topic or to get registered, head to www.lifeatcrossroads.org/signup. Childcare will not be available during these summer studies.
YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY
Young Adult Ministry Summer Location: The Young Adult Ministry will be meeting on Thursday evenings starting May 12 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 22131 Placerita Canyon Road in Santa Clarita. We will be having some topical discussions about the Bible and living our faith. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
Crossroads Community Church Medical & Liability Release Form: Elevate parents, your child should have a CCC Medical & Liability Release form on file in order to participate in any Elevate off-site activities. This form must be renewed each calendar year. If you have not yet submitted a form for the 2016 calendar year, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.lifeatcrossroads.org/medform to fill out this form.
LoveLA Missions Trip: This year, the LoveLA Missions Trip will be from June 26 to July 2, and the cost will be $180. We are calling out all junior high and high school students! Come serve in your "Judea" by going on the LoveLA Missions Trip. We will be partnering with Cornerstone South LA and the Union Rescue Mission in serving food to the homeless, preparing for VBS, and performing other acts of service. Applications will be available on March 29! Don't miss out! Spots this year are limited!
Student Summer Camp 2016: Elevate Student Ministry summer camp sign-ups are open now. Elevate students will be attending Hume Lake Christian Camps from July 31 to August 6. Spots are limited, so email email@example.com to find out about availability!
Kids Summer Camp 2016: Sign-up for the NexGen Kids Ministry summer camp is now open. NexGen kids will be attending the Angeles Crest Christian Camps from August 5 to August 7. Register today or get more information at our NexGen West Campus location!
NexGen Vacation Bible School: This July, Crossroads will host its first summer Vacation Bible School from July 18 through July 22. Our VBS will focus on the story of Joseph's faithfulness to God through the many challenges of his young life. We're looking for a large group of leaders to serve the children of Crossroads and their visiting elementary-school-aged friends each evening from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. More information about the event and opportunities to serve will be available in the coming weeks.
Step Together Update
Step Together Campaign: Partner with us as we prepare for the future home of Crossroads, located at 25300 Rye Canyon. Donations can be made electronically, through Push Pay, or by check payable to "Step Together" in the offering stands on Sunday. We appreciate the sacrificial generosity of our church family. The weekly total, as of 5/1/16, was $10,035.00. YTD, as of 5/1/16, is $342,203.80.
Weekdays at Crossroads
- True Woman 201 Group Study | 7:00–9:00 P.M. | Main Campus - On Summer Break
- Up: 4th–6th Grade Ministry | 7:00–9:00 P.M. | West Campus - On Summer Break
- Elevate Jr. High Ministry | 7:00–9:00 P.M. | North Campus
- Men's Fraternity Group Study | 7:00–9:00 P.M. | South Campus - On Summer Break
- Women of the Word Bible Study | 9:30–11:15 A.M. | Main Campus - On Summer Break
- Iron Man Bible Study | 7:00–9:00 P.M. | South Campus - On Summer Break
- Women of the Word Bible Study | 7:00–8:45 P.M. | Main Campus - On Summer Break
- Elevate Sr. High Ministry | 7:00–9:00 P.M. | North Campus
- Young Adult Ministry | 7:00–9:00 P.M. | 22131 Placerita Canyon Road 91321