SUNDAY MINISTRY SCHEDULE Welcome to TODAY NEXT WEEK Usher: Judy Szabo Hans Uyl Crossroads Greeter: Bill Hughes Dale Shand Kids: Inside Out Kids Ages 4-6 GNC Katie Verwolf Alliance Ages 7-10 GNC Margie Piggott Helper: Eric Bennett Graham Sensenstein Church Ally Trafford Lg. Group/Hall Monitors: GNC Allen Howard Sunday Morning Worship Service Nursery: Julie St. Denis Lynn DeVries March 1st, 2009 Dorothy Robinson Sherry Hill Bethany Sensenstein Sarah Stannard 10:30 a.m. WEEKLY MINISTRY AT A GLANCE Monday ► 7:00 pm: Men’s Bible Study: They are studying the book of Revelation. Leading Service: Pastor Jeff Sensenstein Tuesday ► 9:30 a.m. – 12 noon: Precept Study: Genesis Part 2 “The Fall, The flood and The Worship Leaders: Leila Henderson, Nations” lead by Henny Uyl of the Joe Carney or ► 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.: Precept Study: Genesis Part 2 “The Fall, The flood and The Pennie Wright Nations” lead by David Simpson The Christian & Missionary Alliance in Canada ► 7:00 pm: CRASH (CrossRoads Alliance Senior High) Alternating between the church and Princess Elizabeth School. Contact Matt Duncan or Jennifer Correll 0 Worship Service: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Stream: ► 7:00 pm: Cleansing Stream Meet at the church, led by Allen and Afra Howard TODAY’S MESSAGE Thursday 8:30 ► 6:30-8:30 pm: CITRUS: Meets at the church each week. Contact David WORSHIP Bennett at 485-5424 Dave Klapwyk at 485-1905 or Donovan Uyl at 425-1264 for 5424, 194552 Regional Road 119 information. R. R. #3 Ingersoll, ON ► 7:00 pm: Adult Worship Team practice N5C 3J6 Saturday ►10 – 11:30 a.m.: Crafts & Hobbies: Girls age 9 and up meet at the church on the Contact Information: A special welcome is extended to second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Contact Bonnie Cannell at 519 519-532-8398 Phone: Mondays to Fridays: (519) 485-4440 (9:00-4:30 p.m 4:30 p.m) those who are visiting Crossroads Phone: Evenings and Weekends: (519) 485-5553 Sunday today. Please fill out the card in the ► Prayer time: 8:00 a.m. Senior Pastor: Jeff Sensenstein: firstname.lastname@example.org pocket in the chair in front of you and ► Sunday School: 9:00 a.m. for all ages Secretary: Barbara Bergey-Hughes: email@example.com drop it in the offering basket later in ► Coffee Hour 10:00 a.m. Hour: Website: www.crossroadsalliance.ca the service. We also ask that you sign Service: ► Morning Worship Service begins at 10:30 a.m. our guest book in the foyer at the y: ► Nursery: Provided for children 3 years of age and under. close of the service. Thank you t ► Inside Out Kids: for ages 4 to 10 years begins at 10:30 a.m. : ► Quizzing: Junior and Senior quizzing at 6:00 p.m. Contact Fiona Sensenstein. ► The Marriage Course (Alpha Marriage): from 3:00-7:00p.m. THE DETERMINATION TO SERVE ANNOUNCEMENTS ANNOUNCEMENTS “The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve …” (Matthew 20:28). COMMUNION & HEALING SERVICE UPCOMING EVENTS SCHEDULE Jesus also said, “Yet I am among you as the One who serves” (Luke 22:27). Paul’s Junior Quiz Meet: Saturday, March 7th at West London Alliance idea of service was the same as our Lord’s— Men’s Breakfast: Saturday, March 7th at 7:30 a.m. “…ourselves your bondservants for Jesus’ sake” (2 Corinthians 4:5). We somehow Bethlehem Walk Meeting: Saturday, March 7th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. have the idea that a person called to the Farewell Dinner for Hank & Margriet Bax: Pot Luck on Saturday, March ministry is called to be different and above 14th, at 5:30 p.m. other people. But according to Jesus Christ, This morning we will celebrate the Lord’s Supper. An invitation will also be Wedding Shower: Saturday, March 21st at 2:00 pm for John and Collette he is called to be a “doormat” for others— extended to those wanting to be anointed with oil & prayed for by the Elders. (note change of date) called to be their spiritual leader, but never Ladies Meeting: Saturday, March 28th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. their superior. Paul said, “I know how to be MEN’S BREAKFAST Spring Work Day: Saturday, April 18th, , 2009 abased …” (Philippians 4:12). Paul’s idea of Dinner Theatre: “Treasure in New England” on May 8th (note change service was to pour his life out to the last Calling all men!! Come on Saturday, March 7th at 7:30 a.m. of date) drop for others. And whether he received praise or blame made no difference. As long and join your brothers in the Lord and bring a friend to BAPTISM AND MEMBERSHIP CLASSES as there was one human being who did not fellowship together over a delicious breakfast. David Noble know Jesus, Paul felt a debt of service to will be the guest speaker. He organizes the trips to other that person until he did come to know Him. There will be classes offered soon for those desiring to be baptised and for those countries to build churches. Some of our men have taken part But the chief motivation behind Paul’s wanting to join as members of Crossroads Alliance Church. Contact Pastor Jeff. in this. There is a sign up sheet in the foyer. service was not love for others but love for LADIES MARK YOUR CALENDARS! his Lord. If our devotion is to the cause of BETHLEHEM WALK MEETING humanity, we will be quickly defeated and broken-hearted, since we will often be We will be having a Women’s Ministry meeting on March 28th from 2:00-4:00 confronted with a great deal of ingratitude As everyone is aware, Bethlehem Walk has been a great success with many pm. Be sure to set the date aside so you can join us for a time of fellowship, seeds planted. Through “The Walk” we have been able to impact our from other people. But if we are motivated worship and fun. More details will be coming soon. by our love for God, no amount of community with the Good News of Jesus Christ. God has blessed us indeed. ingratitude will be able to hinder us from In order to keep “The Walk” enticing to our community, we continually bring serving one another. forward new ideas and improvements. Now is your opportunity to help shape Paul’s understanding of how Christ had future Bethlehem Walks. On Saturday, March 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 dealt with him is the secret behind his p.m., you are invited to participate as we brainstorm for fresh new ideas determination to serve others. “I was regarding all aspects of Bethlehem Walk. (This includes work days, STRAIGHT FROM YOUR HEART PRAYER PARTNERS formerly a blasphemer, a persecutor, and an construction, organization, advertising, script, music, refreshment, follow- Are you praying? If not, who will? insolent man …” (1 Timothy 1:13). In other up…….Lunch will be served. Please join us to pray for our families. words, no matter how badly others may have There is a sign up sheet in the foyer. treated Paul, they could never have treated Date: Tuesday, March 3rd him with the same degree of spite and hatred Time: 6:30 pm, Place: Church with which he had treated Jesus Christ. Once FAREWELL DINNER CROSSROADS PRAYER TIME we realize that Jesus has served us even to We have been planning a send off for Hank and Margriet Bax on March 14th at Sunday morning Prayer time 8:00 a.m. All are welcome. You are also the depths of our meagerness, our 5:30 p.m. Families whose names start with A to L bring a main dish and from encouraged to come to the church to pray anytime by yourself or with a group. selfishness, and our sin, nothing we M to Z bring a salad and or a dessert. We will miss them very much as they Just call ahead to be sure the church is open and available. encounter from others will be able to have been a vital part of Crossroads Alliance Church from its beginning. They exhaust our determination to serve others for PRAYER VINE His sake. will be moving the end of March near some of their family. Come and wish Call Henny Uyl at 519-485-2886 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org with your them all God’s blessings in their new adventure. prayer requests and praise reports.