3/30/17 Creekside Current

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.

 

Sunday’s Worship Services:  On Sunday, April 2nd, Pastor Torrey will continue the message series, “To the Cross”.  We will study the life of Judas, and the Scripture passages will be from John 6, 12, & 13.

 

Creekside 101:  Come learn about Creekside’s history, doctrine, vision and membership process.  The 2nd session will meet on Sunday, April 2nd, at 10:45 a.m. in Room #600 (north modular).  It’s not too late to sign up here if you want to attend the class.

 

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.

 

Wednesday Nights:  The youth will meet on Wednesday, April 5th, from 6:45 – 8:30 p.m.

 

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 26th).

 

Easter Weekend Services:  Our Good Friday service will be at 7:00 p.m. on April 14th.  On Sunday, April 16th, there will be a community-wide Sunrise Service at the MAC Amphitheater at 6:30 a.m., and we will celebrate the Savior’s resurrection at our 9:00 & 10:45 a.m. worship services.  Coffee, juice, and pastries will be served from 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

 

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 erin@dennycrew.com.

 

Baptismal Services:  We will have baptismal services at both 9:00 and 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, May 7th.  If you would like to be baptized, please sign up at creeksidebible.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 joni@creeksidebible.com.

 

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.

 

Video Tech Needed:  A video tech is needed to work in the sound booth one Sunday a month.  If you would be interested, please contact Mike Bartlett (mjbartlett@hotmail.com, 303-663-5021).

 

Nursery Workers Needed:  Additional help is needed in the nursery on Sunday mornings.  If you could help once a month during either the 9:00 or 10:45 a.m. service, please contact Susan Combs (sjmcombs@yahoo.com, 303-660-3401).

 

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.

 

E L D E R   N O T E S

– We are excited about the Audio/Visual/Lighting upgrade in the sanctuary.

– Praise God for a fantastic student retreat, and “thank you” to all the volunteers who made it possible!

– The Elders appreciate how well Troy and Stephanie Wilson have loved God, loved people, and built bridges while serving the Creekside family.  We will miss you!

 

STAFF CONTACT INFO:

Torrey House, Lead Pastor                          torrey@creeksidebible.com

Larry Schembri, Family Pastor                    larry@creeksidebible.com

Joni Kitching, Kids’ Director                          joni@creeksidebible.com

Kathy Lindholm, Congregation Care          kathy@creeksidebible.com