Creekside Current 10/13/2017

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Sunday Services:  Pastor Larry will preach on Philippians 2: 12-18 this Sunday, October 15th

Creekside Cares Celebration:  If you were part of Creekside Cares last weekend, please wear your green t-shirt this Sunday when we celebrate what God accomplished at South Ridge Elementary School last Saturday!

Community Groups:  Sign up here if you would like to participate in a Community Group.  The Connect (click here) is the lesson the groups will study the week of October 15-21.  Next week’s Connect is also attached below.

Sunday Apologetics Class: The class begins this Sunday, October 15th, at 9:00 a.m. in Room #700 (south modular). If you are curious about what will be covered, this link has a short video about the information that will be discussed:  If you plan to attend the class, please take the Worldview Checkup at this link:    This link is specifically for our class, and it will provide you with information about areas where competing worldviews may have infected your Christian Worldview.

Desserts Needed:  A team from Creekside serves a meal to low-income and homeless people the third Sunday of every month at Open Door Fellowship in Denver.  Dessert donations for Sunday, October 15th, would be much appreciated.  Please put the dessert in the church kitchen and label it “Open Door”. 

Welcome Dessert:  Sunday, October 15th, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Fellowship with others new to Creekside, meet our pastors, learn more about the church, and enjoy delicious desserts.  Childcare will be provided.  Please sign up here.

Advent Worship Ensemble:  Beginning on October 19th, our Advent Choir will rehearse each Thursday leading up to Thanksgiving.  Rehearsal will start at 6:30 p.m. in Room #220.  If you would like to be part of the ensemble, contact Clint by October 18th (

Encounter: Sent   Friday, October 27th, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Encounter is a time to gather to worship our creator and pray together as a family.  This Encounter will focus on praying for the missionaries that Creekside supports, and we will also pray for our outreach to the town of Castle Rock.  Childcare will be provided for ages four and under.

Thanksgiving Dinner & Outreach:  On Sunday, November 12th, we will gather from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Kirk Hall on the Douglas County Fairgrounds. The church will provide turkey and ham, cranberry sauce, rolls, drinks, and tableware.  Families are asked to bring a side dish and a dessert.  Please sign up here by November 10th.  This is also an outreach, and we are asking everyone to help us fill bags with food so needy families can enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner. When you sign up, we will contact you about which items are needed for the bags.

Outreach Opportunity:  His Hands needs volunteers to spend time with kids at South Ridge Elementary during the lunch period or after school.  Activities could include reading, drawing, playing games, etc.  Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.  If you are interested in helping, sign up here.

Douglas County School Board Voter’s Guide:  Colorado Family Action has prepared this non-partisan guide to inform you on the positions of those running for the Douglas County School Board.  The voter guides are available on the Community Group table in the foyer.

Nursery Helpers Needed:  Three additional helpers are needed during each service on a once a month rotation.  If you can help, contact Susan Combs at or 303-660-3401.

Blessing the Worship Team with Breakfast:  Our worship team volunteers faithfully give 8-10 hours of their time each week to prepare to lead our congregation in worship.  We are hoping to form a team of people who would be willing to supply breakfast for the team each week.  A rotation would be established once enough volunteers have committed to this ministry.  The specifics:  food for 15 people would need to be brought to Room #220 by 8:30 a.m. each Sunday.  If you would like to help with this, contact Clint ( for details.

Our Daily Bread Devotionals:  The September–November edition is on the Connections counter.

Church Office:  Office hours are Monday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Please call 303-688-3745 if you have any questions or would like to speak to a staff member. 

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Men’s Breakfast:  Saturday, October 14th, 8:00—10:00 a.m.  Enjoy a hearty breakfast, Bible study, prayer, and fellowship with brothers in Christ.

Seniors’ Luncheon: Saturday, October 14th, at noon.  If you are 60+, come to Creekside the 2nd Saturday of each month for lunch, fellowship and a devotional. 

MOPS & MOMSnext meet at Creekside twice a month on Wednesday mornings, and childcare is provided.  The next meeting is on Wednesday, October 18th, from 9:30—11:30 a.m., and you can register here

Women’s Prayer Retreat: Saturday, October 21st, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  at the Engfer’s home.  This is a time to get away for a day devoted to prayer and fasting as we “Seek the Lord” in beautiful Perry Park.  All women 14 and older are welcome; there will be no childcare.  Dress comfortably, and bring a Bible, notebook, pen/pencil, and a heart for God.  Please RSVP here

S T U D E N T   M I N I S T R Y

Wednesday Nights:  The youth will meet on October 18th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

4th Sundays are a time of in-depth study for students who desire to be trained in theology, biblical leadership, apologetics, and many other fields.  The next “4th Sunday” meeting will be on Sunday, October 22nd, from 5:00–8:00 p.m. in Room #600.  Dinner will be provided.

Whole Hearted – A Mother/Daughter Retreat:  Mothers and daughters (ages 12-19), join us for a special time of fun, worship, teaching and surprises!  The retreat will be at Creekside on Friday, November 3rd, from 5:00–10:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 4th, from 8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m. The cost for the event is only $40 per family. You will provide your own lunch on Saturday for a fun one-on-one family time.  Please sign up here as soon as possible.

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