October 20, 2019



This Sunday, Pastor Todd Smith continues his series entitled Origins. Next Sunday, Pastor Todd Smith continues the series.

Sermon Resources:  Pastor Todd preaches out of the English Standard Version (ESV). Sermon notes are available online at www.mychurch.life or blank sheets located in the lobby.

Ways to Give:  Interested in partnering with Crossroads through giving? You can give by check/cash during our services with a giving envelope, online, or via text by texting “lifeatcrossroads” to 77977. To start giving today, go to www.mychurch.life.

Ministry Registration:  You can register for any classes, events or small groups online at www.mychurch.life or at the registration cart in the lobby.

Worship Choir Opportunity:  If you are a Spirit filled worshiper who loves to sing, we invite you to serve in a worship choir opportunity we will have in our services on an upcoming special Sunday. For more information or to get involved please contact our Worship Director, Greg Clark, at gclark@lifeatcrossroads.org. 


Life at Crossroads 301 - Join Our Family: Today, October 20, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Student Center. It is our hope that those who have been part of our church for a season will decide to formally become part of our church family. This class will give you more details about what we believe and will allow you to ask any questions you may have regarding our church, structure, vision, and organization. Lunch and childcare is provided.

Believer’s Baptism:  If you are a Christ follower that has not been baptized, you have an opportunity to do so next Sunday, October 27th. Details will be emailed to participants after they have registered.


Family Worship & The Holidays:  Join us at 9:30 a.m. in the Student Center for our November Sunday Seminar. As we prepare our hearts for the upcoming holiday season, we want to help parents and families celebrate well, and disciple their kids intentionally, to the glory of God. With a combination of teaching on the Biblical foundation for family worship, and practical tools for creating a Christ-centered home, this will be a helpful resource for families young and old. November 3, 10, 17, 24. Register now!

Man Up Dinner:  Men, join us on Friday, November 15, from 6:30 to 9:00 pm for our annual Man Up Dinner. We are excited to hear from our new Grow Pastor, Mark Spansel and enjoy a time of fellowship and food. Come, be encouraged, meet other men of our church, and enjoy a dinner of tacos! The cost is $15. We hope to see you there! 


Go Saturday Serving:  Join us for our second annual Go Saturday serving event! On Saturday, November 9, we will be going as a church body to serve at Hope Gardens in Sylmar! Hope Gardens is the women's and children's branch of the Union Rescue Missions, and is a housing facility for those experiencing homelessness. We will be putting on a carnival with games for the moms and kids, as well as serving lunch, and having a special worship and teaching service. We will also be doing a work service project. Join us to help with the carnival or service project from 9 am-2 pm! Please attend our Interest Meeting on Sunday, October 20, at 11 am in Adult Classroom C if you are interested! Register online today.

Go Spotlight:  Elijah and Alli Kellogg are working in Southeast Asia among a vastly unreached people group called the Shan-Tai. Elijah and Alli will be living among the Shan, working with primarily college students, but also others in their city share the gospel and plant house-based churches within the Shan culture and language. They are in the process of beginning a coffee house that will be used for English learning and gospel opportunities. Please email go@lifeatcrossroads.org if you would like to get email updates from them.

ELEVATE  MINISTRY - Jr. High and Sr. High School

Elevate Alaska Mission Trip:  Elevate is headed back to Alaska in 2020. We will partner with GraceWorks ministries to provide VBS type park parties to inner city children and youth. Jr. and Sr. High School students are welcome to sign up for this trip at any Elevate Ministry event. Trip dates: June 7-13, 2020 and the cost is $1700.00. Note: we will be fundraising for the cost. For more information or to receive the sign up packet contact students@lifeatcrossroads.org.

Jr. High Ministry Event: Tuesday, October 29th is Elevate's annual "Bigger, Better, Best" event. We will not have a normal ministry night. Show up at 7pm with your friends and a 2019 CCC Med Form (on file or in hand) and we will be taking off to play Bigger, Better, Best. This is an off campus event where students will be driven to a local neighborhood to exchange a paper clip for something bigger and better, the group with the best item wins!  If parents are willing to drive, please contact your student's small group leader, we need you! For more information contact students@lifeatcrossroads.org.

Sr. High Ministry Event: Wednesday October 30th is Elevate's annual Fall Film Festival! We are excited to have you walk down the red carpet, watch the films you have made, and handing out the Oscars for Best Actor, Actress, Director and Film. It will be a great night! Bring your friends!

Elevate Winter Camp:  Sign ups for Elevate Winter Camp begins on Sunday, October 27th at the registration cart in the lobby. Jr. High Winter Camp is Jan. 24-26, 2020, Sr. High Winter Camp is Feb. 21-23, 2020, both camps are going to Hume Lake Christian Camps and the cost is $355. A $150 deposit in cash or check is required at time of sign up. For more information contact students@lifeatcrossroads.org.

NEXGEN  MINISTRY - Birth to Sixth Grade

UP Kid's Program:  We meet from 7:00-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday nights from September 17 - November 19. UP kid's program includes Bible lessons, worship, and fun games and is open to all kids 4 years old through 6th grade. If registering a friend in person, please have their contact information, including email address. Advanced registration is preferred. 



9:30 AM Help and Hope for Single Parents

9:30 AM Principles of Prayer Seminar (October 6-28)

11:00 AM Financial Peace University

11:00 AM Life at Crossroads 301

6:00 PM Oxford Fellowship College Ministry


6:00 PM Conquer - Men's Purity Study

6:30 PM Crossroads Institute

7:00 PM GriefShare


7:00 PM Biblical Womanhood - Good News for Weary Women

7:00 PM Foundation's of Discipleship - Women's Study

7:00 PM Biblical Manhood - Winning at Work and Home

7:00 PM Elevate Jr. High Ministry


9:00 AM Momsense

9:30 AM God of Covenant - Women's Study

7:00 PM God of Covenant - Women's Study

7:00 PM Genesis 12-50: Faithfully Following God's Call - Men's Study

7:00 PM Elevate Sr. High Ministry


7:00 PM ReEngage Marriage Ministry