3/16/17 Creekside Current
T H I S W E E K:
Sunday’s Worship Services: Local recording artist and worship leader, Danny Oertli, will preach and sing this Sunday. Please invite friends and family to join us for this special service.
Youth Study: Since the youth retreat is this weekend, there will be no 9:00 a.m. Youth Study this Sunday, March 19th.
Creekside 101: Come and learn about Creekside’s history, doctrine, vision and membership process. The class meets for four weeks and begins on Sunday, March 19th, at 10:45 a.m. in Room #600 (north modular). Sign up here if you plan to attend.
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, March 19th, would be much appreciated. Please put the dessert in the church kitchen and label it “Open Door”. If you would like to help serve the meal or spend time with those dining, please contact us at email@example.com to get more information.
U P C O M I N G:
Haiti VBS Mission Trip: Greg Yoder, President of Christian World Outreach, will be leading a team to Haiti July 16-23, 2017. For registration applications and information, please contact Greg at 303-359-7334 or Jay Belk at 720-289-3803.
Men’s Softball: Guys, sign up now to be part of Creekside’s softball team! The games are played on Monday evenings at Metzler Park, and the season runs from April 3rd to July 17th. If you want to play, email Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, March 29th.
Wednesday Nights: During spring break, the youth will not meet on Wednesday, March 22nd.
Ladies’ Prayer & Fellowship: Saturday, April 1st, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Please join us as we bring our prayer requests and praises before the Lord.
Men’s Breakfast: Saturday, April 8th, 8:00—10:00 a.m. Enjoy a hearty breakfast, Bible study, prayer, and fellowship with brothers in Christ.
Seniors’ Luncheon: Saturday, April 8th, at noon. If you are 60+, come to Creekside the 2nd Saturday of each month for a delicious lunch, fellowship and a devotional. All seniors in Castle Rock and surrounding communities are welcome.
MOPS and MOMSnext: MOPS and MOMSnext meet twice a month on Wednesday mornings from 9:30—11:30 a.m., and childcare is provided. The next meeting is at Creekside on Wednesday, April 12th. You can register here.
Creekside’s Most Eggscellent Adventure: Join us at South Ridge Elementary on Saturday, April 15th, from 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. The adventure will include an Easter Egg Hunt, bounce houses, music, breakfast on a stick, games, prizes and fun for the whole family! Ways you can help: sign up to help on April 15th; take some flyers and invite your friends; donate bags of wrapped, hard candy for filling Easter Eggs (a donation bin will be in the foyer beginning Sunday, March 19th).
Women’s Retreat: Our spring retreat will be at The Hideaway Inn near Colorado Springs, April 21-23, with guest speaker Nancy Grisham. Retreat cost is $50-130 depending on the length of your stay. Register here before March 31st to be entered in a raffle to win a free retreat! If needed, you can register now and pay later to ensure you are entered in the raffle. The deadline for all registrations and payments is April 16th (you can put a check in the offering box or pay online; be sure to write “women’s retreat” in the memo line). For questions or more information, email email@example.com.
Coaches needed! Do you have a passion for a sport or activity and enjoy teaching children the skills necessary to participate in it? Then we have a spot for you in Creekside’s Summer Bible-Based Sports Camp! The camp will be on the campus of South Ridge Elementary School the mornings of June 5-9. (This is a great ministry opportunity to build bridges to our community through teaching God’s word to kids in a fun, meaningful way.) For more information, email Joni Kitching at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Barnabas Student Mission Trip: Camp Barnabas is a camp for students with special needs and chronic illnesses. To serve, you must be 14 years old by the time camp starts. The mission trip is June 9-17 in Shell Knob, Missouri. For more information, visit campbarnabas.org. Two spots are still available for 14 & 15-year-old boys; contact Larry Schembri at Larry@creeksidebible.com if interested.
Job Openings: To fulfill our vision of “Loving God, Loving People, and Building Bridges,” the Elders have opened two new positions at Creekside. The first is a full-time Worship and Adult Discipleship Pastor, and the second is a full-time Office Manager. The job descriptions are posted on creeksidebible.com (select Get Involved, then Career Opportunities). If you know people who would be a good fit for either role, please encourage them to apply.
Our Daily Bread Devotionals: The newest edition (March–May) is on the Connections counter in the foyer. Large-print devotionals (April–June) are also available.
Office Closure Policy: The church office is open from 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday–Thursday. If the Douglas County Schools are closed because of inclement weather, the office will be closed as well. If the schools have a delayed start, the church office will open at 10:00 a.m.
Church Office: Call 303-688-3745 if you have questions about any of the above information. Office hours are Monday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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E L D E R N O T E S
-Praise: Joe & Bonnie Sajczuk are officially members of Creekside Bible Church. Thank you for your faithfulness!
-We are excited that a number of people are planning to go to Haiti on a mission trip through Christian World Outreach. The mission trip will take place mid to late July, 2017.
-2nd Quarter Financials (period ending 12/31/16)
Total Income $341,260
Total Expenses $350,247
Shortage $ 8,987