SUNDAY SERVICE TIMES
9AM | 11AM | 6PM
SUNDAY MAY 26
OVERWHELMED: I’m the Only One
Why do people TRULY get overwhelmed? Is it just the way we’re created? Does this speak to biology? The way we’re each individually raised to handle a little stress vs. a lot of stress? Or is there maybe something else going on? We think something deeper is happening beneath the surface - and in this series, we’ll identify a few things that might be causing this feeling - and then we’ll talk about how to deal with them.
Sleep In Heavenly Peace Build Day (Close Up Initiative)
Saturday, June 15 | 9:00am - 12:00pm, 1:00 - 4:00pm
Imagine a sleepy you crawling into your soft, cozy bed at night. Feels great, doesn’t it? Most of us take for granted that our beds are waiting for us at the end of the day. But for many children of low income families in the Bay Area, they don’t have a bed to call their own. Sleep In Heavenly Peace provides free, well-made bunk beds to those in need so that no child has to sleep on the floor.
On Saturday June 15th, we have the chance to make a difference and we need your help! Whether it's the morning or afternoon shift, we want you to join us here at CrossWinds to help build some bunkbeds. Our build shop is in one of the barns over the bridge, and all are welcome (no experience needed.) To learn more about Sleep In Heavenly Peace and to let us know you're coming, please contact Stacey Brown.
Summer Cycle Group
Sunday, May 26 | Leaving CrossWinds at 12:30pm
Would you call yourself an avid cyclist? If so, we're planning to bicycle around the Tri-Valley on Sunday afternoons (and some Saturdays.) Our first ride in on Sunday May 26th. Make a new friend, get some exercise, and enjoy the beautiful summer afternoon with us! If you'd like to be part of the group, please let us know and signing up here! For more information, please contact Carole Taylor.
Meet Your Volunteers! (Frontline Ministry)
Sunday, May 26 | Between All Services
Ever wondered who's behind the guest services teams at church on Sundays? Have you been interested in plugging into church more but unsure how? Hang out on Sunday between services and meet these amazing volunteers and see if there's a spot made just for you and your skill-set on one of our Frontline (guest services) teams! Please contact Carole Taylor to learn more about Frontline and how to get involved!
Kids Camps 2019 (CrossWinds Kids Ministry)
June 25-27, July 9-11, July 16-18
Kids Camp 2019 is here! If your child is going into Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade, we will have three completely new and original camp experiences for your kids. These aren't your normal church camps - They're created and designed to help your child apply their faith, practice what they're learning about God, and find their place in our church community! Come to one, two, or all three this Summer as we do kids camp like you've never seen it before.
You can sign up here, or reach out to our Josh Peine with any questions!
Camp 45 (4th & 5th Grade Summer Camp)
June 13-15 | $125
If you think Kids Camp sounds fun, just you wait for Camp 45! This camp is designed specifically for incoming 4th graders, exiting 5th graders, and everything in between. We'll spend our three days together both here at church and around the Santa Cruz area. You can sign up here, or contact Zac Hamstra for more information!
Sunday, June 9 | 9:00am - 1:30pm
Help save a life by donating blood for someone in need. Your life-giving donation is needed in our area hospitals and transfusion centers. Vitalant will be here with a two blood mobiles to make it super easy to donate! The process takes about one hour and will be right here at CrossWinds to make it easy for you on a Sunday.
You can sign up here, using the sponsor code "crosswinds." For more information, please contact Carole Taylor!
Women's Camping Trip
June 21-23 | Golden Pines, CA
This Summer, CrossWinds women's camping trip is going to be located once again in the beautiful Calaveras forest at Golden Pines, just three miles from Calaveras State Park and nearby town of Arnold. No camping experience required. The cost of the trip includes: 2 nights/3 days tent campsite fee, s’mores, water, firewood, & fun!! Register now to secure your spot, no later than June 14. Trailer, RV and cabin options are available directly with campground owners. Check out their website and contact them directly for "glamping" accommodations. You can register here, and check out more about the campgrounds at goldenpinesresort.com. For more information, please contact Carole Taylor!
Women's Retreat - Revisited
Sunday, June 30 | 1:00 - 3:00pm
Whether or not you attended this past March's Women's Retreat, we would like to invite all the women of CrossWinds to join us for this special event! We'll be gathering for lunch, listening to an inspiring speaker, and having great conversations with both old and new friends. You'll also have the opportunity to connect with small group leaders and find your group this upcoming Summer and Fall seasons. Please let us know you're coming by signing up here. For more information, please contact Carole Taylor!
Introduction to Understanding Anger
June 18 & 25
"Understanding Anger" 15 week class begins September 10
In this interactive, group format, explore what makes us angry and why. We learn how to get ride of unnecessary anger and how to use anger to help us (not hurt us or others). To learn more about the introduction classes, as well as the full class, please contact Carole Taylor.
One Day Enneagram Retreat
Monday, June 3 | 9:30am - 5:00 pm
The Enneagram is an excellent tool for personal and relational transformation and is a vital spiritual resource for whatever path you may be on. It is a nine-point diagram that captures the nine basic personality types, each with its own distinct patterns of thinking, feeling and acting. This one-day, retreat serves as an introduction to the nine personality types of the Enneagram. It will help you discover and empower you to live into the unique person God created you to be as well as propel you toward personal growth, healing and better relationships.
Our facilitators, Joanna & John Quintrell, are both certified Enneagram teachers. The morning session will cover an introduction to the Enneagram and give the opportunity for individual reflection on your WEPSS inventory results. During the afternoon, we will explore the Enneagram in depth, gaining insight and practical tools for deeper self-understanding and greater compassion for others.
Participants must take the online WEPSS Enneagram inventory $10 at www.wepss.com prior to the workshop, as the content is based on having your results with you.
Breakfast, snacks and beverages will be provided. Bring your own lunch or visit a nearby restaurant for other options. Questions? Email Jodie Tey!
The Eden Organic Garden - Work Parties in May
Saturday, May 25 | 9:00am - 12:00pm
The party begins right here at The Eden Organic Garden! The garden is located right here at church, over the bridge near the back of our property. The garden's bounty is donated to several charities that help feed people in need throughout our community. No prior gardening experience is needed – we will be happy to teach you, so come on out to make some new friends and re-connect with some old ones! For more information, please contact us with any questions you may have.
The Eden Organic Garden - 10 Year Anniversary
Celebrating 10 Years of Growing a Garden and a Community!
Sunday, June 2 | 12:00pm
Mark your calendars as we celebrate on our anniversary, directly after the 11 am service out at the Eden Garden. There will be a blessing of the garden, some small bites and beverages also a plant to take home. For more information, please contact us!
Young Family Connect
Pleasanton Farmer's Market | 6/8, 7/13, 10/10 | 10am on the lawn
Pleasanton Concert in the Park | 6/21, 7/26, 10,23 | 6:45pm at Delucchi Park
Hey Young Families! Join us for some super fun connect opportunities this summer! Stop by the Pleasanton Farmers Market one Saturday a month to meet up with other young families from our CrossWinds community or join us one Friday per month for an evening of fun and music at the Pleasanton Concerts in the Park. We'd love to see you there! For more information, please contact Stephanie Cesaretti!
Young Family Summer Social
Every other Tuesday, June 11 - August 20 | 6pm | Emerald Glen Park, Dublin CA
Hey Young Families! Come connect to other young families from our CrossWinds community every other Tuesday evening throughout summer. We will meet at Emerald Glen Park in Dublin for picnic dinners and fellowship. Hope to see you all there! No registration required. For more information, please contact Stephanie Cesaretti!
Men's Ministry BBQs
Last Thursday of the Month, June - September | 6:00 - 8:00pm
Monthly men’s dinners, $10, the last Thursday of each month from June-September. Get plugged in, connect with other guys, eat some good food, and learn what God is doing in the lives of men at CrossWinds. To get more details and RSVP, please email Don Cooper.
COLLECTIVE (CrossWinds College Ministry)
Mondays, 7:00 - 9:00pm | Farm Theater
If you are in college or just college aged, join us Monday nights in the Kids Theater! We'll worship together, gather in small groups, and simply hang out and get to know each other. Follow us on Instagram at CWC_Collective for the latest news about Collective. If you have any questions, contact Collective Director Richie Messenger, or message the Collective Instagram account!
Form Your Own Small Group
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.
-ADDITIONAL GROUPS & PROGRAMS-
Voice Outside the Wall
Last Monday of the Month | 6:30pm | Valley Christian Center (Southview room)
This group is designed to strengthen, rebuild, and empower families that have been devastated by the incarceration of a loved one. It provides support to maintain connections with the incarcerated family member, opportunities to network, and to share experience, concerns and successes. For more information or to join a meeting, please contact us here.
Help, Hope, and Healing for Betrayed Women
A Biblically-centered, female-facilitated, confidential support group for women who have discovered that their partner is betraying them sexually, whether that be lusting, pornography and/or adultery. Facilitators are women who have firsthand experience with betrayal and will help you on your journey of healing. Some topics to be discussed are trauma, self-care, anger, loss & grief, sexual addiction, codependency, boundaries, and forgiveness. For more information and to learn how to get involved, please contact Linda Mayfield.
Adventure Therapy Foundation
Cancer doesn’t just weaken a body; it takes a significant emotional toll on family members. Adventure Therapy Foundation exists to give families impacted by cancer the opportunity to find emotional release in the outdoors. Walls and boundaries are minimized and the vastness of what lies beyond our limitations can be imagined in the wilderness. Experiencing the mountains offers healing to the body and peace to the soul. Visit adventurefound.org or email us to find out more!
Additional 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 or starting in January:
- Grief Share
- PACE - Post Abortion Counseling and Education
We also have an Alcoholics Anonymous for Young People and a Codependence Anonymous that meets at our church (ongoing). 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.
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CrossWinds Kids (K-3rd grade)
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CrossWinds Students (Middle School & High School)
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