September 8, 2019 Weekend Announcements

September 8, 2019



This Sunday, Pastor Todd Smith continues his series entitled Origins. Next Sunday, Pastor Todd Smith will continue the series.

Sermon Resources:  Pastor Todd preaches out of the English Standard Version (ESV). Sermon notes are available online at or blank sheets located in the lobby.

Ways to Give:  Interested in partnering with Crossroads through giving? You can give by check/cash during our services with a giving envelope, online, or via text by texting “lifeatcrossroads” to 77977. To start giving today, go to


Life at Crossroads Class:  All classes meet on Sundays. Sign up in the lobby or at

LAC 101 Meet Our Family - September 15 | 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Meet the staff and elders and gain an appreciation for our history and hope for the future.

LAC 201 Live As Family -  September 22 - October 13 (4-week class) | 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Introduces key concepts and our church values in helping each other follow Jesus. This class also begins the Small Group experience for all.  


LAC 301 Join Our Family - October 20 | 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

It is our hope that those who have been part of our church for a season will decide to formally become part of our church family. This Sunday class will give you more details about what we believe and will allow you to ask any questions you may have regarding our church, structure, vision and organization.

Baptism Class:  If you are a Christ Follower that has not been baptized, you have an opportunity to do so on October 20th. We encourage you to attend the Baptism Class on October 13th during the 11am service in the Adult Classroom. This class will help the process of baptism to go smoothly. Register online at or visit the registration cart.

Parent Dedication:  When dedicating your baby, you celebrate a commitment to raise your child in the ways of the Lord. Our baby dedication service is coming up on October 20th during all three services.  Register online or visit the registration cart.


Fall Grow Offerings:  Mark your calendars! Fall will be here before we know it, so plan ahead and look at what studies will be offered! Registrations are now open and most studies begin the week of September 15.


8:00 AM: Premarital (begins October 13)

9:30 AM: Help and Hope for Single Parents

9:30 AM: Genesis Class: The Reasons for Creation
                and Creator (September 8-29)

9:30 AM: Principles of Prayer (October 6-27)

11:00 AM: Financial Peace University


6:00 PM: Conquer - Men's Purity Study

7:00 PM: Crossroads Institute

7:00 PM: GriefShare


7:00 PM: Biblical Womanhood - Good News for Weary Women

7:00 PM: Foundation's of Discipleship - Women's Study

7:00 PM: Biblical Manhood - Winning at Work and Home


9:00 AM: Momsense

9:00 AM: God of Covenant - Women's Study 

7:00 PM: God of Covenant - Women's Study

7:00 PM: Genesis 12-50: Faithfully Following God's Call - Men's Study


7:00 PM: ReEngage Marriage Ministry (started on August 29)


Join TEN:  Visit and sign up to become a TEN partner so you stay updated on TEN. If Crossroads is your home church, we are asking every adult at Crossroads to commit to giving $5 per week to TEN. Sign up for a weekly electronic transfer on the TEN website today. Believe with us that TEN will change our world and another's eternity.


Go Spotlight:  John and Ramie Book serve with Bridges International, a ministry of Cru, as one of our local Go partners, reaching the international students of UCLA, USC, and other campuses throughout Los Angeles. Their mission is to share Christ with international students at these schools, that they might come to Christ and return to their home countries as gospel influencers. Whether on campus or in the dorms, the Books are fulfilling the Great Commission by making disciples of students in the Los Angeles area. They will be here in our lobby on Sunday, September 22, so stop by and see them!

Walk for Life:  Save the date for this year's annual SCV Pregnancy Center Walk for Life on Saturday, September 28. The Walk will begin right here at Crossroads, with registration opening at 8:00 a.m. and the walk starting at 9 a.m. Sign up online at! Sign up to walk as a team (small group, men's group, women's group, family) or individually.  We hope you will join the Crossroads family for the Walk for Life. Visit them in the lobby today!

Foster Family Fun Event:  Join us on September 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Crossroads parking lot. This  fun event is designed to bless and love on foster children living in SCV and the families caring for them. Volunteers for the day of the event and sponsors are needed. We are specifically looking for volunteers to help with face painting, balloon art, bounce houses, fun activities and other service opportunities. Please contact or call Jefferson at 661-305-7210.

Go Team Haiti:  We will be sending a Go Team this winter to serve with our go partner, Greg Barshaw and his ministry, Connect2! The missions team will be serving in a local orphanage and in various local mercy ministries, as well as VBS and construction. They will be going January 24- February 1, 2020. To learn more, please attend the interest meeting on Sunday, September 8th at 9:30 a.m. in the Adult Classrooms, or email


ELEVATE  MINISTRY - Jr. High and Sr. High School

Elevate Fall Kickoff:  Tuesday, September 10 and Wednesday, September 11 from 7:00-9:00 p.m., join us as we kick off the school year with DJ Geronimo, an inflatable jungle and freezeys. Lots of surprises in store. Don't miss out!

Elevate Grade Hangs:  Reminder! Next week is the Elevate Grade Hangs, join your class as we go out, have fun and fellowhsip together! Each grade has their own time and activity. For more information or details contact

reThink Conference 2019:  Calling all 8th and 12th grade students!! We are heading back to the Stand to Reason conference, reThink! This year we will be learning to reThink your false ideas about God. reThink is an apologetics conference where we learn how to share our faith with the lost world in a loving, kind way, but with solid facts. Dates: 9/27-28 Cost: $85 Location: Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa. This is an overnight event, we will be staying in a hotel near Calvary Chapel. Sign up at any Elevate Ministry event or contact

NEXGEN  MINISTRY - Birth to Sixth Grade

UP Starts September 17:  Register now! UP kid's program includes Bible lessons, worship, and fun games and is open to all kids 4 years old through 6th grade. We meet from 7:00-8:30 p.m. for 10 weeks on Tuesday nights. Register kids and volunteers at

Mountasia Madness Mother Son Event:  Moms and sons are invited to an evening of Mountasia Madness! Enjoy mini-golf, video games, and laser tag (must be at least 6 years  old). Go karts, rock wall, and bumper boats will be offered with some restrictions. Pizza and drinks will be served. Recommended for grades 1-6. You may register younger sons at your discretion. Cost is $20 per person. After September 22, the price will be $25 per person. Register online.



  • Genesis Class: The Reason for Creation and Creator | 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 | Student Center

  • College Ministry | 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. | Student Center


  • Conquer | 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. | Worship Center


  • Caring Hearts Widow’s Ministry | 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. | First Tuesday of the Month | Offsite Home Small Group


  • ReEngage | 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Student Center

  • Axia Foster Adoption Support Group | 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. | First Thursday of the Month | Adult Classroom A