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SUNDAY APRIL 15 
¡Viva la Verb! | Week 3 | Influence
We can’t just hope and pray that people see who we are in Christ and will want to know more. Christ calls us to INFLUENCE the world around us, specifically the people He’s placed in our lives. This Sunday, we will look at the word “influence” and how it can move us to action in our lives and the lives of the people around us. 


-COMING UP-


Backstage Pass
Monday April 16 | 6:30-8:00 pm | Farm Theater

Curious about CrossWinds? Got questions about who we are? Wondering how to get plugged in? If you answered YES, then we invite you to join us for Backstage Pass. During our time together, you will discover who we are as a church, why we do things the way we do, and how we can help you take the next step in your spiritual journey. You will also have a chance to hang out with our pastors as well as meet others who are looking for opportunities to connect. Childcare is available with registration. Register here! Contact Jodie Tey for more info.

Kairos Torch Weekend Retreat
Friday, April 27 - Sunday, April 29, 2018
The Kairos Torch program is a unique opportunity for individuals to actually minister inside prisons to youth who are incarcerated. The Torch experience begins with a weekend retreat in a youth detention center or correctional facility for youth ages 25 and under. The mission is to engage their reasoning skills in seeking balance for their lives. A Kairos Torch Weekend creates a safe place for the youthful offender to realize their God-given potential through the mentoring of a mature, Christian volunteer. Torch is always looking for people who are interested in mentoring these youth and who are willing to pray for this ministry. If you are interested in helping with this ministry or event please contact Tom & Jo Chapman.

The Story
Upcoming Summer Series | May 20, 2018

CrossWinds Church will be embarking on a journey through the Bible! In this series, we will take a look at the Bible chronologically as a complete and whole narrative, discovering the many themes and lessons God reveals to His people throughout biblical history. Our goal is to better understand God’s story from Genesis to Revelation and how our own stories intersect with God’s. This is a unique series which will lead the entire church - from kids to adults - through the Scriptures together! 

The Story - Prologues
Tuesday, May 1 & 8, 2018 | 6:30pm

Mark your calendars! We will be hosting The Story - Prologues on Tuesday, May 1st & 8th. During these evening sessions, we will help prepare you for the upcoming series by learning how to approach the Bible and understanding the Scriptures' layout and history. Contact Jodie Tey for more info.

Moxie Book Club (Women's Ministry)
2nd Saturdays | 10am | Breakout Rm 1

Enjoy lively discussion, make new friends, read great books! See below for our future gathers:
- March 24 - meeting cancelled
- April 14 - Your Next 24 Hours by Hal Donaldson
- May 12 - 7 Lessons From Heaven by Mary Neal, MD
Register here! Contact Leslie Will for more information.

Day of Hope Community Event
May 5th | Alameda County Fairgrounds
You have the power to inspire change in your city that centers around building hope and relationships. This is more than just a moment; it’s a movement. First and foremost, our goal is that every guest be valued, respected and treated as a “Guest of Honor”. Our hope is to engage with people and introduce them to a new set of choices and resources right in their own community. If you would like to be a part of the movement of launching our guests of honor into relationships that will support them beyond this first day of hope, then join us!  Fill out the form HERE to join our team or donate. And if you'd like to just learn more, visit the event website at convoy.org/trivalley. Contact Brie Lorey for more information!

Haiti Mission Trip 2018
Saturday, July 28 - Saturday, August 4, 2018

Cost: In the range of $1900 - $2200 (airline tickets are being solidified
Have you been feeling called to serve and carry our mission to Know, Love, and Reflect Christ in our community and world? CrossWinds has partnered with Convoy of Hope through the FeedOne initiative and will be taking a team to Haiti to serve the communities that we feed. and you can apply HERE to begin the interview process to join the team. You must be 18 years or older to join the team without a parent;15 -17 year olds may apply as long as a parent is also going. For more info, please contact Brie Lorey

Kids Camp 2018 (CrossWinds Kids)
June 26 - 29, 2018
UPDATE! Our Kids Ministry team is working hard planning and preparing for our annual Kids Camp this summer! If you're already planning out your family's summer season, save the date and mark your calendars. Registration is now open - Click here to register!
 

Child Dedications
Sunday,
May 13th | All Services
Child Dedication is an opportunity to thank God for your child and publicly declare your intentions to raise them in a Christ centered home. If you'd like to dedicate your child, please let us know and register hereContact Josh Peine for more info!

Spring/Summer Weekend Camping Trips (Women's Ministry)
May 18-20 Caswell Memorial State Park, Ripon
July 27-29 (or Aug 3-4 TBD) Golden Pines in Calaveras County, Arnold

Get out and spend some time in the great outdoors with women of all ages and stages.  No camping experience required.  Add your name to the growing interest list here or contact Bethann Dussau or Leslie Will for more info.

Job Opportunity - Receptionist
We are currently looking for an energetic, part-time receptionist to work Monday through Thursday, 8:45am-1:00pm. Our receptionists welcome visitors, answer phones, support staff administratively, and are a barista to our guests. If you'd like to join this team, please send your resume to hr@crosswindschurch.org

Job Opportunity - Accountant
We are seeking a part-time Bookkeeper to join the Accounting Department! Prior accounting experience is required. Please email your resumé to hr@crosswindschurch.org


-ONGOING-


Small Groups (Community Life) 

New groups are starting this month. See below!

New Small Groups - Hayward/Castro Valley Area
We are in the process of creating a small group in the Hayward/Castro Valley area. If you're interested in learning more about this group, please contact Carrie Colburn.

New Small Group - Professional Couples
We are also in the process of creating a small group for professional couples to meet on Sunday evenings. If you're interested in learning more about this group, please contact Aaron Horner.

Form Your Own Small Group (Community Life)
Maybe you have connections with people at work or in your neighborhood.  Maybe you serve with people on Sunday mornings that have a lot in common with you.  Maybe you’d like to have deeper community with people you’ve met at church events.  You don’t have to wait for a group to form, you can do that with people you already know. Head to the Community Life page on our website and click on the Interested in Forming Your Own Group button to learn more.

UpStart (Men's Ministry)
Looking to connect with guys like you in a fun, relaxed environment?  CrossWinds UpStart is a new sports-oriented men’s fellowship created to bring our young and “think-they’re-still-young” men together in spirited athletic competition.  Sports is a great way to connect so bring you’re A-Game, bad knees, and childhood-professional-sports-dreams-shattered-back-in-the-5th-grade, and gear up for a lot of fun and new friendships! Contact Aaron Horner for more info!

Saturday Morning Basketball (Men's Ministry)
Still thinking about trying out for the Warriors? Come shoot some hoops with us! We are playing morning basketball the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month. For exact time and location, contact Bob Cutting.


Backyard BBQ (Men's Ministry)
Last Thursday of the month, May-September | 6pm | CrossWinds Back Patio

Calling all men! Join us for a summer series of outdoor cookouts in the CrossWinds Church backyard! Get connected, make new friends, gain insights and enjoy our famous grilled hot dogs and hamburgers! The exact dates are May 31, June 28, July 26, August 30, and September 27. Contact Aaron Horner for more info!

Eden Garden
Season Kickoff - April 13, 2018 | 9am-12pm
The Eden Garden offers opportunities to provide fresh, organic, seasonal produce to local charitable organizations. This garden it isn’t just a garden - it’s a place for quiet contemplation, a place to learn how to grow, nurture, and harvest food, and a place that yields an abundant provision of food (thousands of pounds) to the community each year. Our spring work days are just around the corner, and we need your help to make them a success! Don't worry, no skill-set necessary.
The Eden Garden meets every 3rd Saturday of the month and every Friday (except the one before the 3rd Saturday.) For more info, please contact us at here!



-ADDITIONAL GROUPS & PROGRAMS-

 

Support Groups
These are groups for those who have identified specific needs and want to work on them within a group setting. They are a place for open, honest and supportive interaction with others dealing with the same issues. Support Groups that are currently active are;
Grief Share
Healing Tears
Boundaries Workshop
(beginning May 22)
We also have an Alcoholics Anonymous for Young People and a Codependence Anonymous that meets at our church. You can find more information on all of the groups listed above here.

For questions about the support groups, please contact Carole Taylor. For questions about 12-Step Groups that meet at CrossWinds, please contact Brie Lorey.

Pastoral Counseling Services
CrossWinds provides fee-for-service pastoral counseling services for those who are looking for a counselor who integrates Christian values and beliefs into the counseling process. For more information or to make an appointment, please contact Jim Matthews or call 925-560-3889.

Click below to find out more about our weekly ongoing ministries such as:

CrossWinds Kids (K-3rd grade)
Level Up (4th & 5th grade)

CrossWinds Students (Middle School & High School)
College Ministry

All ministries, current events, and information can always be found at:
CROSSWINDSCHURCH.ORG

-
SERVICES-
Our services are designed to creatively communicate basic truths of the Christian faith in a way that is practical and relevant. Visit our website for more information.  To watch our services online, please click here.

-BUDGET-
Fiscal Yr Budget 7/1/17-6/30/18: $2,129,598
Actual Income: $ 1,710,717
Actual Expenses: $ 1,547,762
Last Week's Offering: $  39,648
Bridge to the Future YTD:  $ 355,661

-CONTACT-

CrossWinds Prayer Line
925-560-3800 x146

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