Creekside Current 3/28

A L L   C H U R C H

Sunday Services:  On Sunday, March 31st, Pastor Torrey will begin the Passion series, and he will preach from the gospel of Luke.  The title of the message is “The Beginning of the End”. 

New Song:  This Sunday we will be learning a new song.  Check it out here and sing along with us on Sunday!

Community Groups:  Sign up to be part of a Community Group here.

Eggscellent Adventure–Egg Stuffing Party:  Tuesday, April 2nd, 12:00–3:00 p.m.  Please join us at the church to help fill over 4,000 eggs with candy for our outreach event at South Ridge Elementary School!

Big Easter Weekend:  Plan to be part of our Big Easter Weekend April 19–21! Prepare your heart by attending the Good Friday service at 6:30 p.m. on April 19th.  Childcare will be provided for children 3rd grade and under.  Serve at the Eggscellent Adventure (Saturday, April 20th, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.) where kids have fun AND learn about Jesus!  You can sign up here to volunteer.  Celebrate Jesus’ resurrection at one of our Easter Sunday worship services.  The 9:00 a.m. service will be at Creekside, and there will be a 10:30 a.m. service at South Ridge Elementary School (there will NOT be a 10:45 a.m. service at Creekside that day).  Nursery care for five and under will be provided during both services, and breakfast burritos, coffee, and juice will be served.  Bible classes will not meet on Easter.

Baptismal Services:  We will have baptismal services on Sunday, April 28th, at 9:00 and 10:45 a.m.  If you would like to be baptized, please sign up here.

Membership Process:  The Elders will be available to meet with prospective members at 9:00 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, March 31st.  The Elders will also be available for membership meetings the first Sunday of each month beginning on April 7th.  If you are interested in becoming a member, you can complete the membership application here or get a hard copy from Kathy (kathy@creeksidebible.com, 303-688-3745).  After you have submitted a membership application, please sign up here to meet with the Elders.

Our Daily Bread Devotionals:  The March–May edition is available at Connections.  Large-print editions for April–June are also available.

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

Inclement Weather Policy:  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., and morning ministries may be cancelled.  In cases of office closures, we will try to post on both creeksidebible.com and our Facebook page.  If you are on the directory, you will receive a voice message before 8 a.m. if church services are cancelled.

Parking Lot Conditions:  As the piles of snow melt and refreeze, the parking lot can get very icy.  Please be careful as you walk into the building.

C R E E K   K I D S   M I N I S T R Y

4th–6th Grade Gathering:  Friday, April 12th, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.  The kids will be working on a service project, playing games, and making slime.  We will be only serving dessert, so the kids should have dinner before they come.

Kids’ Ministry Volunteers Needed:  During the 9:00 a.m. service, a teacher and a helper are needed in the K–1st, 2nd–3rd, and 4th–6th grade classes twice a month.  To volunteer, contact Madeline at kids@creeksidebible.com.

Nursery Volunteers Needed:  Jesus told His disciples, “Let the little ones come to me”.  Come join us in the Nursery and plant seeds of faith as you snuggle infants, sing with toddlers, or play games with PreK.  If you can help, contact Karyn at nursery@creeksidebible.com

S T U D E N T   M I N I S T R Y

Wednesday Nights:  The youth will meet on Wednesday, April 3rd, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

A D U L T   M I N I S T R Y

Women’s Spring Retreat:  Ladies, join us April 5–7 for our Spring Retreat at the Drury Inn in Colorado Springs.  Our focus will be “Keeping Our Eyes on Jesus”.  During free time, you can use the spa, hike, tour the Air Force Academy, or go shopping.  The cost ranges from $30-120 depending on how long you plan to stay, and scholarships are available.  Please sign up here by March 31st.  Contact Erin at women@creeksidebible.com if you have any questions.

MOPS and MOMSnext meet at Creekside twice a month on Wednesday mornings from 9:30—11:30 a.m., and childcare is provided.  Their next meeting will be on April 10th, and you can register here.

Men’s Breakfast:  Saturday, April 13th, 8:00–10:00 a.m.  Enjoy a hearty breakfast, Bible study, prayer, and fellowship with brothers in Christ.

Seniors’ Luncheon:  Saturday, April 13th, at noon.  If you are 60+, come to Creekside the 2nd Saturday of the month for lunch, fellowship and a devotional.  All seniors in Castle Rock and surrounding communities are welcome.

M I S S I O N S   A N D   O U T R E A C H

Eyeglasses Collection for LightBridge:  LightBridge International is sending a mission team to Cambodia the end of May.  The team includes eye doctors who will give eye exams and provide prescription eyeglasses for those who need them.  We are continuing to collect used eyeglasses at Creekside for the next few weeks.  Please put your donations in the basket on the foyer table.

Desserts Needed:  A team from Creekside serves a meal to low-income and homeless people on the third Sunday of every month at Open Door Fellowship in Denver.  Dessert donations for Sunday, April 21st, would be appreciated.  Please put the dessert in the kitchen and label it “Open Door”.  If you would like to help serve the meal, you can contact Jay at missions@creeksidebible.com.

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