March 12th & 15th, 2017

Here’s what’s coming up

Third Sunday Service: Starting March 26th, we will move to three Sunday morning services. Join us at either 8:30, 9:45, or 11:15am. 

New Impact Classes: New courses start March 16th. If you would like to learn more or register, visit our website at impactcentertv.com, or contact Jennifer Wangler at jennifer@crossroadsnampa.com.

Refugee Mothers Baby Shower: There will be a baby shower for refugee mothers on Saturday, March 18th from 1:00 t0 3:00pm. Contact Toni Fonseca at toni@crossroadsnampa.com with questions. 

Archery Freezeout: Join the folks from Crossroads and Genesis on Saturday March 17th for the 2017 Archery Freezeout. Tickets are $17 per adult. Meet at 8:00am at the Star Mercantile, and bring things to BBQ after. Contact Pastor Tim at tim@crossroadsnampa.com for more information.

Walking in Freedom: Managing Anxiety and Depression: Join us from April 5th through May 10th, Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:00pm. This group will be facilitated by licensed counselors, Ali Capurro (LPC) and Alaina Henry (LPCi). Please register online.

Crossroads Men’s Softball: If you are interested in playing on the Crossroads men’s softball team this year, contact Jeff at jeffstmary@crossroadsnampa.com.

How We Love Workshop: On April 21-22, Milan and Kay Yerkovich will be facilitating a workshop for couples. The cost is $50 per couple or $25 per person. Please register online

 

For your information

Refuge counseling: Refuge Counseling Center offers affordable professional counseling from a Christian worldview. To learn more, visit our website.

Stay Updated: Connect with us on Church Community Builder (CCB). For more information, contact Carolyn St. Mary at carolyn@crossroadsnampa.com.

New Here? Welcome! We are glad you’re here. If you’re looking for ways to connect, visit our website.

Financial Update: 

Needed monthly: $171,234

Received in March: $43,193 (25%)

 

A Sabbatical Season: God’s Way of Making Us Whole

Keep the Sabbath and make it holy; set it aside for God’s use. 

Our view of Sabbath (Dan Allender, Sabbath)

We can’t...

The Biblical view of Sabbath (Dan Allender, Sabbath)

We get to...

The Hebrew word for rest is menuha, which means joyous repose, tranquility, and delight.

How do we practice it?

Engage the senses

Rhythmic repetition

Communal feasting 

Play

As a church, the yearly cycle of wholeness God designed gives us our cues.

Winter: reflection 

Spring: new life and growth 

Summer: work and worship 

Fall: harvest celebration and thanksgiving

How we keep the Sabbath holy in our lives: