New Growth Groups Beginning in February
Growth groups are a great way to get to know people, to explore and apply God’s word in our lives, to grow our faith, and to support others in their faith journey. The following Growth Groups begin the week of February 8, 2014. Come join in. Contact Crossroads to sign up now!
Sundays 10:45am @ CUMC – 8 week group
Lead by Frank Thompson “Jesus Encounters” based on bible stories of men and women encountering Jesus.
Tuesdays 10:00am @ M&Ms – 8 week group
Lead by Irene Steinl Book Study on “If You Want to Walk on Water, You Have to Get Out of the Boat” by John Ortberg.
Tuesdays 7:00pm @ CUMC – 8 week group
Lead by Charlene Khazae Book Study of selected letters from C.S Lewis’ “The Screwtape Letters” to discover how sin enters our lives. Purchasing the book is required. Study Guide is optional
Fridays 6:30pm @ Packards – On Going
Lead by the Packard Family “The Journey” (Study Bible for Spiritual Seekers) and follow the Five Alive Reading Plan for Genesis, Deuteronomy, John, Acts, and Romans. This will be an “open door” group, and will go beyond the 8 weeks.
Saturdays 7:30am @ Spring Garden in Waunakee – 6 weeks
**This group is only meeting during lent 2/21 – 3/28 Lead by Jim Hook Book Study of “Pilgrim Road” – In the view of St. Benedict of Nursia, the lenten journey is an inner pilgrimage with Christ into the deepest parts of ourselves, to be marked not so much by external observances such as fasting and self-denial as by a deepening of our relationship with God. Purchasing the book is required. Daily Lented Readings start on Ash Wednesday.
Youth Group News
Crossroads Youth Group is for youth in 7th – 12th grade who are interested in spending time with other kids who want to have fun while Being with God, Growing in God and Doing God’s Work. Join us on Sunday nights from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at Crossroads United Methodist Church. Feel free to bring friends. You do not need to be a member of Crossroads to join in. Contact Crossroads for more information.
The Youth Group is having their annual fundraiser on Sunday, February 8. Baked goods will be available before and after the service. Cash donations for your choices will be gratefully accepted. Get some sweets for your sweetie right before Valentine’s Day! A portion of the funds raised will be put toward our 30 Hour Famine goals.
Receiving of ashes services will be held at Crossroads UMC
Wednesday, February 18th
8:00am & 6:30pm