Posts with the tag “worship”
Crosstown Connection May 21-27
May 19th, 2022
Last Sunday we welcomed four new members. You can meet them and read their bios in this week's newsletter. With Pastor John on sabbatical, Pastor Polly is kicking off a new series on neighboring. This...
Crosstown Connection May 14-20
May 12th, 2022
This is Pastor John's final Sunday before Sabbatical. Check out the newsletter for more updates about our Elder Team, staff, and other items. ......
Crosstown Connection April 30 - May 6
April 28th, 2022
We are heading into the last Wednesday of youth and kids programing! Join us May 4th for the celebrations. Then we will transition into summer schedule and a new worship time. Read all about that and ...
April 18th, 2022
After sitting in Matthew 27:45-56, what is the proper personal response? What should the reading of such painful things and sitting with lament lead to? I contend it’s Gratitude. Gratitude more than t...
April 11th, 2022
When I think about being “in awe” of something it’s usually in reference to something like a crazy complex dominos video, an impressive Dude Perfect trick shot, a feat that makes you instinctively say...
April 4th, 2022
Through my journey of dwelling in Lamentations, I learned about the practice of lament and the pathway toward healing it provides... ...
March 28th, 2022
Imagine Jesus on the cross. He had many people around him, yet he was alone. He had been denied and betrayed by his closest companions. Beaten, humiliated, and mocked as he gave up his life for the...
March 21st, 2022
Jesus cried out from the cross, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”Imagine your child calling to you “Mommy!” or “Daddy!” “Why have you abandoned me?”Is there anything more agonizing to God, t...
March 14th, 2022
“From noon until three in the afternoon, darkness came over all the land” (Matthew27:45). These are the descriptive words used by the author of the 1st Gospel to highlightthe horror of Jesus’ time on ...
Crosstown Connection March 12-18
March 10th, 2022
This week we welcomed a record number of households to our food shelf! We are transitioning into Lent and you can learn more about our Lent Giving Drive to support the food shelf. Also, we are offerin...
Crosstown Connection Jan 15-21
January 13th, 2022
This week we kick off Immerse Kingdoms! Hope you are planning to join us. Saturday we invite you to Ruth Stembridge's Celebration of Life service. You can join us in person or on the livestream. And d...
Crosstown Connection Dec 18-31
December 16th, 2021
Thanks to everyone who helped to pack 100 bags of food. Now comes the great task of distribution. The weather was a barrier for our Crosstown Christmas Celebration but it was still fun. Check out the ...
Crosstown Gives Thanks
November 22nd, 2021
An ode to Psalm 136 reflecting on the Lord's hand in Crosstown's 34 year history. Contributions were collected from the congregation and complied by Kristi Johnson. Give thanks to the Lord, for he is...
A Global Silent Night
November 15th, 2021
History of "Silent Night" and a Spotify playlist of global music. Check out all the different versions!...
Crosstown Connection Oct 16-22
October 14th, 2021
Getting ready for our first Sunday in the gym/Commons for worship. It's coming together and we are excited for you to join us in person or online. The newsletter has lots of news about youth ministry,...
Crosstown Connection Sept 18-24
September 16th, 2021
Church retreat weekend is finally here! We are excited to share the weekend with you either in person or virtually on Sunday. Link for Sunday worship live stream is below. After retreat we kick off in...
Crosstown Connection Sept 4-10
September 2nd, 2021
What's happening on Wednesday Nights? When does Youth Group come back? What is Kids Too! going to look like or will it be Families Together? Great questions and the answers are in the newsletter.We ar...
Thank You to Josh Smith
September 1st, 2021
"The first words we hear almost every week are a welcome and invitation to worship from Josh Smith. Crosstown is certainly more than any one person but if you are a visitor or tuning in for the first...
Crosstown Connection Aug 28-Sept 3
August 26th, 2021
This Sunday we celebrate Josh's final Sunday at Crosstown after serving a total of 9 years in worship ministry. We are gearing up to kick off our fall ministry options. Youth group, Kids Too, Adult gr...
Crosstown Connection August 21-27
August 19th, 2021
Registration for retreat is now open! We are excited to be able to return to Covenant Pines for this annual weekend. Learn more about retreat here. Properties Commission has a couple big announcements...
June 27th, 2020
We delight in being a gathering of God’s people of all ages who are appreciated for the unique way that God has fashioned them. Crosstown is a place where children, youth, young adults, and adults fol...