5/18/17 Creekside Current

T H I S   W E E K:

Graduate Recognition:  This Sunday, May 21st, we will be recognizing Creekside’s senior high, college, and graduate school grads.  Today is the deadline to sign up your graduate here .

 Bake Sale for Camp Barnabas Mission Trip:  On Sunday, May 21st, we will have a bake sale to support the students who will serve at Camp Barnabas this summer.  Sign up here if you can provide baked goods for the sale.  Please have your goodies at the church by 9:45 a.m. this Sunday!

 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, May 21st, 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, contact missions@creeksidebible.com to get more information.

 Sunday’s Worship Services:  Larry Schembri will be preaching this Sunday, May 21st

 Alternatives Pregnancy Center:   Alternatives comes alongside women and men who are in a crisis pregnancy.  APC has offices throughout the Denver Metro area, and they recently opened an office in Castle Rock.  You can support the ministry of Alternatives by taking a baby bottle and filling it with change.  Please bring your baby bottle back to Creekside by Father’s Day, June 18th.

 U P C O M I N G:

 Praise Under the Pavilion:  Since Festival Park is under construction, our Memorial Day outdoor worship service will be in downtown Castle Rock at the White Pavilion (414 Perry Street).  Join us on Sunday, May 28th, at 10:00 a.m. for coffee and breakfast burritos.  The worship service will start at 10:45 a.m.  Please bring lawn chairs and invite friends and family to this special service!

 Office Closure:  The church office will be closed on Monday, May 29th, in observance of Memorial Day.

 Youth Summer Kick-Off Climb:  We will meet at Creekside at 7:15 a.m. on Wednesday, May 31st, to go climb Devil’s Head, and we will return about noon.  Bring water and a sack lunch and wear sunscreen.  If you are coming, sign up here by May 30th.

 Ladies’ Prayer & Fellowship:  Saturday, June 3rd, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.   Please join us as we bring our prayer requests and praises before the Lord.

 Creekside’s Bible-Based Sports Camp is June 5-9 from 8:45 a.m. – noon at South Ridge Elementary School.  Register your children here, or you can sign them up in the foyer on Sunday. Kids (1st – 6th grade) can register to participate in one of the following: basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, frisbee, or games.  The cost is $20 per child (sign up by May 22nd to save $5.) 

 Summer Sports Camp Ministry Opportunity:  Youth (7th grade and up) through Senior Adults, we have a spot for you in Creekside’s Bible-Based Sports Camp!  The camp will be held each morning on the campus of South Ridge Elementary School June 5-9. This is an evangelistic opportunity to build bridges to our community reaching kids with the Good News of the gospel in a fun, meaningful way.  Please consider volunteering as a prayer team member, registrar, music leader, snack preparer, verse listener, or as an assistant coach for basketball, football, frisbee, games, soccer, or volleyball. For more information or to volunteer, email Joni Kitching at joni@creeksidebible.com.

 Wednesday Nights:  The youth will not meet on Wednesday nights for the rest of the month.  They will resume meeting on June 7th, at 6:30 p.m.

 4th Quarter Business Meeting:  We encourage you to attend the business meeting on Sunday, June 11th, at noon.  The membership will vote to approve the 2017-18 Spending Plan, and written ministry reports will be handed out.  Childcare will be available, and snacks and water bottles will be provided.

 New Family Check-in Team is looking for a couple of people to serve once a month greeting new families who come to Creekside.  Our role is to help new families get their children checked in and connected to their class in the Creek Kids’ Ministry.  If you are interested in serving in this ministry, please contact Karyn Hoffman (bkhoffmanrba@gmail.com) for more details.

 Nursery Helpers Needed:  Two helpers are needed once a month during the 1st worship service (8:45 – 10:15 a.m.)  For more information or to volunteer, please contact Susan Combs (sjmcombs@yahoo.com, 303-660-3401).

 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 want to thank the deacons & all who helped at the workday on May 6th!

-Continue to pray for our new Worship/Adult Discipleship Pastor, Clint Felts, and his family as they prepare to move to Castle Rock.

 S T A F F   C O N T A C T   I N F O:

Torrey House, Lead Pastor                          torrey@creeksidebible.com

Larry Schembri, Family Pastor                    larry@creeksidebible.com

Joni Kitching, Kids’ Director                         joni@creeksidebible.com

Sierra Hirsch, Office Manager                    sierra@creeksidebible.com

Kathy Lindholm, Congregation Care         kathy@creeksidebible.com