March 19th, 2017

Here’s what’s coming up

Impact Class at Genesis: Beginning Sunday, March 5th, we will be offering a six-week Impact course at Genesis on Evangelism and Spiritual Warfare. The class will be Sunday mornings from 8:30 to 9:45am. For questions and to register, contact jennifer@crossroadsnampa.com

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

Prayer Night: Join us on Thursday, March 23rd for a prayer night at the new property. We will meet at 6:30pm. Contact Pastor Alex Fonseca at alex@crossroadsnampa.com for questions. 

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.

Genesis Women’s Retreat: Our annual Women’s Retreat is coming up! Join us April 28th through 30th at a lakeside cabin in McCall. You won’t want to miss this refreshing weekend of fellowship and worship. Cost is $70 per person. A $25 deposit secures your spot. Scholarships are available upon request. Register online.

 

For your information

Small Groups: If you are interested in becoming involved in a small group, please contact carolyn@crossroadsnampa.com.

Genesis Communications: If you would like to receive Genesis specific communications via CCB, please contact carolyn@crossroadsnampa.com to add your family.

Are You on Facebook? Follow our Genesis Facebook page to get updates and stay aware of upcoming events. 

Genesis Women: If you’re looking for ways to get involved with women at Crossroads and Genesis, check out our website or contact jennifer@crossroadsnampa.com.

Genesis Youth: Immediately following worship, Genesis Youth (5th-12th grade) are invited to the upstairs room for a youth class. Contact jeffstmary@crossroadsnampa.com with questions.

Financial Update: 

Needed monthly: $171,234

Received in March: $79,383 (46%) 

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: