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WELCOME TO CROSSINGS! We’re so glad you’re here! Please let us know you're here by filling out the Connection Card, which includes a place where you can let us know about your prayer concerns. Place the Connection Card into the offering or into a BLUE BOX located at each exit. If you have questions or if we can help you find a class or group, please stop by Next Steps in the lobby today. WE'D LOVE TO MEET YOU!

WEEKLY SCHEDULE SUNDAYS: Worship Services // 9:30 & 11am

NOTES 10.13.19 "Why Do We Love to Hate the Rich?" MARTY GRUBBS, SENIOR PASTOR

/pastormartygrubbs

@martygrubbs

martygrubbs.com

No man can tell whether he is rich or poor by turning to his ledger. It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has." - Henry Ward Beecher Then Mary took a twelve-ounce jar of expensive perfume ... anointed Jesus’ feet with it, wiping his feet with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance. But Judas ... said, “That perfume was worth a year’s wages. It should have been sold and the money given to the poor.” Not that he cared for the poor—he was a thief ... Jesus replied, “Leave her alone. She did this in preparation for my burial. You will always have the poor among you, but you will not always have me.” - John 12:3-8 NLT

Crossings KIDS & Students // 9:30 & 11am Nursery (birth-5 years) // 1st Floor Nursing moms // Room 103 K-1st grade // 1st Floor 2nd-4th grade // 2nd Floor Crossings 56 (5th-6th grade) // 2nd Floor Students (7th-8th grade) // 2nd Floor // 9:30am only

MONDAYS: Women's Bible Studies // 9:30am

TUESDAYS: Women's Bible Studies // 6:30pm Step Study for Men // 6:30pm (New registrations Jan 2020)

Step Study for Women // 6:30pm (Enrollment ends Oct 22)

WEDNESDAYS: Groups for All Ages // 6:30pm

THURSDAYS:

It is as if Jesus was saying ... "You care about the short term treasures you can't keep. I'm offering long term treasures you'll never lose."

Men's Bible Studies // 6:30-7:30am Questions? Visit Next Steps in the lobby or www.crossings.church/edmond.

SUNDAY WORSHIP - 9:30 & 11AM Glorious Day // Living Hope // Goodness of God // Worthy

1500 W COVELL RD, EDMOND, OK 73003 405.242.5460 // CROSSINGS.CHURCH

LISTEN TO SERMONS & WORSHIP WHEREVER YOU GO! www.crossings.church/mediacenter and on the mobile app.

@CROSSINGSEDMOND /MYCROSSINGS

THE WEEKLY

10.13.19

NEW TO CROSSINGS? – Stop by Next Steps today after the service. We would love to meet you! GET THE CROSSINGS APP – Check in, explore available classes, events, sermons, and worship music.


UPCOMING EVENTS

NO WEDNESDAY NIGHT CLASSES OCT 16.

OCTOBER NO CLASSES WED, OCT 16 & SUN, OCT 20 We hope your students have a great Fall Break! Normal programming resumes Wed, Oct 23.

KIDS MEGA AWESOME COSTUME PARTY

WOMEN'S CR STEP STUDY

SUN, OCT 27 // 9:30 & 11AM // NURSERY-6 GR Kids can wear a not-so-scary costume, invite their friends, and get ready for a fun morning! Learn more at www.crossings.church/costume-party.

NOVEMBER NEW WEDNESDAY NIGHT STUDY

WEDNESDAYS, BEGINNING OCT 23 // 6:30PM Creating healthy boundaries can be tricky. How to "NO" Your Family Boundaries is a new Wednesday Night Small Group series to help you navigate God's perspective on healthy relational dynamics. Learn more at www.crossings.church/wednesday.

SUN, OCT 20 // 7:30PM // SANCTUARY 20 years ago, Michael W. Smith, was in concert here for the dedication of the OKC campus. Now, he's back with his 35 Years of Friends national tour. Tickets at www.crossings.church/michael-concert.

BAPTISM SUNDAY

SUN, NOV 17 // ALL SERVICES If you've made a decision to follow Christ but have not been baptized, we encourage you to be part of Baptism Sunday. Sign-up: www.crossings.church/baptism-sunday

STUDENT FALL RETREAT

NOV 22-24 // JACOB'S LADDER // 7-12TH GR This retreat is designed for students to experience God, connect with their small group leaders, rest, and have fun together! Learn more/register at crossings.church/edm-retreat.

FEBRUARY TIM TEBOW'S NIGHT TO SHINE PROM

SAVE THE DATE: FRI, FEB 7 // CROSSINGS EDMOND Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs, ages 14 and older—hosted by hundreds of churches around the world on the same night. Stay tuned for details on how you can be involved. www.crossings.church/shine

NEW MEN'S BIBLE STUDIES

NEXT STEPS FOR KIDS (2ND-6TH GRADE)

SUN, OCT 20 // 1:30-2:45PM // 2ND FLOOR This class focuses on explaining baptism and what it means to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. More info and register: www.crossings.church/next-steps

THURSDAYS // 6:30-7:30AM This world looks nothing like the promised perfect kingdom of God. And yet we as God's people must live in it every day. In The Book of 1 Peter, Kyle Idleman walks through the short letter and unpacks the importance of our witness in this world. www.crossings.church/men

CONNECTING WITH CROSSINGS

NOV 17 // 12:30 PM // ROOM 201 Join Pastors Marty Grubbs, Scott Bartlow, and Megan King as they share Crossings’ history, beliefs, and mission—and answer any questions you may have. Lunch and childcare provided. www.crossings.church/connect

FALL BREAK STUDENT PROGRAMMING

MICHAEL W. SMITH CONCERT

GET CONNECTED

OKC CAMPUS NIGHT OF WORSHIP

TUES, NOV 5 // 7PM // OKC VENUE You're invited to a special evening, led by Crossings OKC & Edmond worship leaders, designed to bring families together to worship in community and praise God­—plus it’s being recorded for a new, live Venue album! www.crossings.church/worship-night

TUESDAYS // 6:30PM // ENROLLMENT ENDS OCT 22 Step Studies are gender-specific, 10–month studies to help with life's hurts, habits, and hang-ups. www.crossings.church/step-study

SERVE & VOLUNTEER TOP VOLUNTEER NEEDS:

• Kids & Nursery Volunteers - Sun 9:30 & 11AM and Wed Nights • Guest Services Check-In Volunteers, Ushers, and Greeters – Sun 11AM • Wednesday Night Hospitality • Kids Creative Team (stage hosts, worship dancers, set builders) • Special Needs Buddy Sign up or learn more at Next Steps (in Lobby) today or at www.crossings.church/volunteer.

FRONT DESK VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Looking for individuals who could provide assistance with the front desk including answering phone calls, assisting with office tasks and doing basic computer skills. Contact Lauren Honeyman, lhoneyman@crossings.church.

THE DOLLAR CLUB

All loose $1 bills contributed in offerings are given to an individual, family, or ministry in need. Thank you! www.crossings.church/dollar-club

NEWS & UPDATES CROSSINGS JOB OPENINGS

• Admin Assistant for Missions (Part-Time) - OKC Campus • Men’s Director (Young Adult/College Ministry) OKC Campus • Video Producer - OKC Campus • Nursery Caregivers - OKC & EDM Campuses www.crossings.church/jobs

CROSSINGS EDMOND INTERVIEW WITH DOUG BURLESON When Crossings Edmond opened its doors for the first time on November 6, 2016, over 1,250 people attended and prayed for God to move in mighty ways in this new community. Nearly three years later, Crossings Edmond has experienced tremendous growth, including its recent expansion to add 8,500 square feet for KIDS and Students. Read on to hear from Crossings Edmond member and avid volunteer, Doug Burleson, on how being involved has impacted him.

HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE CROSSINGS EDMOND?

Crossings Edmond is such an incredible place. It’s inspiring, full of grace, and a place that makes me so grateful. I have such gratitude for Crossings–the leadership, the church, the volunteers, the people who call it home. I’m thankful for a church that continues to go beyond their comfort zones and expand into new opportunities. That is not an easy thing to do. I thank God for the chance to seek out opportunities where we can be used and have an impact rather than just sitting back and getting comfortable where we are.

WHY DO YOU VOLUNTEER?

The book of James comes to mind whenever I think about volunteering: “faith without works is dead.” This doesn’t mean we do good things to get to heaven, but, I believe, it means if I claim to be a follower of Jesus, the overflow of following him is to help those in need. When I see an opportunity to serve others, I try to do that as often as I can. We can never discount any small act of serving, because every act can impact someone. Even if the opportunity is outside my comfort zone, I always want to help, because it’s a chance to demonstrate God’s love.

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE KNOWN BY LOVE?

Being known by love means being both “proactive” and “reactive.” In reactively being known by love, we can show God’s love to someone who is dealing with tragedy or a challenging situation. In proactively being known by love, we seek others out—someone who may not know God’s love, for example, or a new community—and help others experience Christ’s love every way we can. Go out into the country lanes and behind the hedges and urge anyone you find to come, so that my house will be full. -Luke 14:23 Learn more about the GO campaign goals for expansion–including purchasing land for the next Crossings satellite campus and paying it forward on the recent Edmond Expansion—by visiting www.crossings.church/GO.


UPCOMING EVENTS

NO WEDNESDAY NIGHT CLASSES OCT 16.

OCTOBER NO CLASSES WED, OCT 16 & SUN, OCT 20 We hope your students have a great Fall Break! Normal programming resumes Wed, Oct 23.

KIDS MEGA AWESOME COSTUME PARTY

WOMEN'S CR STEP STUDY

SUN, OCT 27 // 9:30 & 11AM // NURSERY-6 GR Kids can wear a not-so-scary costume, invite their friends, and get ready for a fun morning! Learn more at www.crossings.church/costume-party.

NOVEMBER NEW WEDNESDAY NIGHT STUDY

WEDNESDAYS, BEGINNING OCT 23 // 6:30PM Creating healthy boundaries can be tricky. How to "NO" Your Family Boundaries is a new Wednesday Night Small Group series to help you navigate God's perspective on healthy relational dynamics. Learn more at www.crossings.church/wednesday.

SUN, OCT 20 // 7:30PM // SANCTUARY 20 years ago, Michael W. Smith, was in concert here for the dedication of the OKC campus. Now, he's back with his 35 Years of Friends national tour. Tickets at www.crossings.church/michael-concert.

BAPTISM SUNDAY

SUN, NOV 17 // ALL SERVICES If you've made a decision to follow Christ but have not been baptized, we encourage you to be part of Baptism Sunday. Sign-up: www.crossings.church/baptism-sunday

STUDENT FALL RETREAT

NOV 22-24 // JACOB'S LADDER // 7-12TH GR This retreat is designed for students to experience God, connect with their small group leaders, rest, and have fun together! Learn more/register at crossings.church/edm-retreat.

FEBRUARY TIM TEBOW'S NIGHT TO SHINE PROM

SAVE THE DATE: FRI, FEB 7 // CROSSINGS EDMOND Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs, ages 14 and older—hosted by hundreds of churches around the world on the same night. Stay tuned for details on how you can be involved. www.crossings.church/shine

NEW MEN'S BIBLE STUDIES

NEXT STEPS FOR KIDS (2ND-6TH GRADE)

SUN, OCT 20 // 1:30-2:45PM // 2ND FLOOR This class focuses on explaining baptism and what it means to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. More info and register: www.crossings.church/next-steps

THURSDAYS // 6:30-7:30AM This world looks nothing like the promised perfect kingdom of God. And yet we as God's people must live in it every day. In The Book of 1 Peter, Kyle Idleman walks through the short letter and unpacks the importance of our witness in this world. www.crossings.church/men

CONNECTING WITH CROSSINGS

NOV 17 // 12:30 PM // ROOM 201 Join Pastors Marty Grubbs, Scott Bartlow, and Megan King as they share Crossings’ history, beliefs, and mission—and answer any questions you may have. Lunch and childcare provided. www.crossings.church/connect

FALL BREAK STUDENT PROGRAMMING

MICHAEL W. SMITH CONCERT

GET CONNECTED

OKC CAMPUS NIGHT OF WORSHIP

TUES, NOV 5 // 7PM // OKC VENUE You're invited to a special evening, led by Crossings OKC & Edmond worship leaders, designed to bring families together to worship in community and praise God­—plus it’s being recorded for a new, live Venue album! www.crossings.church/worship-night

TUESDAYS // 6:30PM // ENROLLMENT ENDS OCT 22 Step Studies are gender-specific, 10–month studies to help with life's hurts, habits, and hang-ups. www.crossings.church/step-study

SERVE & VOLUNTEER TOP VOLUNTEER NEEDS:

• Kids & Nursery Volunteers - Sun 9:30 & 11AM and Wed Nights • Guest Services Check-In Volunteers, Ushers, and Greeters – Sun 11AM • Wednesday Night Hospitality • Kids Creative Team (stage hosts, worship dancers, set builders) • Special Needs Buddy Sign up or learn more at Next Steps (in Lobby) today or at www.crossings.church/volunteer.

FRONT DESK VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Looking for individuals who could provide assistance with the front desk including answering phone calls, assisting with office tasks and doing basic computer skills. Contact Lauren Honeyman, lhoneyman@crossings.church.

THE DOLLAR CLUB

All loose $1 bills contributed in offerings are given to an individual, family, or ministry in need. Thank you! www.crossings.church/dollar-club

NEWS & UPDATES CROSSINGS JOB OPENINGS

• Admin Assistant for Missions (Part-Time) - OKC Campus • Men’s Director (Young Adult/College Ministry) OKC Campus • Video Producer - OKC Campus • Nursery Caregivers - OKC & EDM Campuses www.crossings.church/jobs

CROSSINGS EDMOND INTERVIEW WITH DOUG BURLESON When Crossings Edmond opened its doors for the first time on November 6, 2016, over 1,250 people attended and prayed for God to move in mighty ways in this new community. Nearly three years later, Crossings Edmond has experienced tremendous growth, including its recent expansion to add 8,500 square feet for KIDS and Students. Read on to hear from Crossings Edmond member and avid volunteer, Doug Burleson, on how being involved has impacted him.

HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE CROSSINGS EDMOND?

Crossings Edmond is such an incredible place. It’s inspiring, full of grace, and a place that makes me so grateful. I have such gratitude for Crossings–the leadership, the church, the volunteers, the people who call it home. I’m thankful for a church that continues to go beyond their comfort zones and expand into new opportunities. That is not an easy thing to do. I thank God for the chance to seek out opportunities where we can be used and have an impact rather than just sitting back and getting comfortable where we are.

WHY DO YOU VOLUNTEER?

The book of James comes to mind whenever I think about volunteering: “faith without works is dead.” This doesn’t mean we do good things to get to heaven, but, I believe, it means if I claim to be a follower of Jesus, the overflow of following him is to help those in need. When I see an opportunity to serve others, I try to do that as often as I can. We can never discount any small act of serving, because every act can impact someone. Even if the opportunity is outside my comfort zone, I always want to help, because it’s a chance to demonstrate God’s love.

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE KNOWN BY LOVE?

Being known by love means being both “proactive” and “reactive.” In reactively being known by love, we can show God’s love to someone who is dealing with tragedy or a challenging situation. In proactively being known by love, we seek others out—someone who may not know God’s love, for example, or a new community—and help others experience Christ’s love every way we can. Go out into the country lanes and behind the hedges and urge anyone you find to come, so that my house will be full. -Luke 14:23 Learn more about the GO campaign goals for expansion–including purchasing land for the next Crossings satellite campus and paying it forward on the recent Edmond Expansion—by visiting www.crossings.church/GO.


WELCOME TO CROSSINGS! We’re so glad you’re here! Please let us know you're here by filling out the Connection Card, which includes a place where you can let us know about your prayer concerns. Place the Connection Card into the offering or into a BLUE BOX located at each exit. If you have questions or if we can help you find a class or group, please stop by Next Steps in the lobby today. WE'D LOVE TO MEET YOU!

WEEKLY SCHEDULE SUNDAYS: Worship Services // 9:30 & 11am

NOTES 10.13.19 "Why Do We Love to Hate the Rich?" MARTY GRUBBS, SENIOR PASTOR

/pastormartygrubbs

@martygrubbs

martygrubbs.com

No man can tell whether he is rich or poor by turning to his ledger. It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has." - Henry Ward Beecher Then Mary took a twelve-ounce jar of expensive perfume ... anointed Jesus’ feet with it, wiping his feet with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance. But Judas ... said, “That perfume was worth a year’s wages. It should have been sold and the money given to the poor.” Not that he cared for the poor—he was a thief ... Jesus replied, “Leave her alone. She did this in preparation for my burial. You will always have the poor among you, but you will not always have me.” - John 12:3-8 NLT

Crossings KIDS & Students // 9:30 & 11am Nursery (birth-5 years) // 1st Floor Nursing moms // Room 103 K-1st grade // 1st Floor 2nd-4th grade // 2nd Floor Crossings 56 (5th-6th grade) // 2nd Floor Students (7th-8th grade) // 2nd Floor // 9:30am only

MONDAYS: Women's Bible Studies // 9:30am

TUESDAYS: Women's Bible Studies // 6:30pm Step Study for Men // 6:30pm (New registrations Jan 2020)

Step Study for Women // 6:30pm (Enrollment ends Oct 22)

WEDNESDAYS: Groups for All Ages // 6:30pm

THURSDAYS:

It is as if Jesus was saying ... "You care about the short term treasures you can't keep. I'm offering long term treasures you'll never lose."

Men's Bible Studies // 6:30-7:30am Questions? Visit Next Steps in the lobby or www.crossings.church/edmond.

SUNDAY WORSHIP - 9:30 & 11AM Glorious Day // Living Hope // Goodness of God // Worthy

1500 W COVELL RD, EDMOND, OK 73003 405.242.5460 // CROSSINGS.CHURCH

LISTEN TO SERMONS & WORSHIP WHEREVER YOU GO! www.crossings.church/mediacenter and on the mobile app.

@CROSSINGSEDMOND /MYCROSSINGS

THE WEEKLY

10.13.19

NEW TO CROSSINGS? – Stop by Next Steps today after the service. We would love to meet you! GET THE CROSSINGS APP – Check in, explore available classes, events, sermons, and worship music.

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