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Announcements, Oct. 9, 2015

Dear CrossPointe,

If you missed last Sunday’s message on fighting temptation by Will Hawk I highly encourage you to listen to it here. Very good!

This week we’ll be back in the Sermon on the Mount and one of the more recognizable passages in the Bible, Matthew 5:13–16. In this text, Jesus says Christians should be like salt and light in a world that is decaying and dark. Clearly, there is much for us to think about and apply to our life together as a local church. Take some time to read the text and pray that the Lord will help us become a more effective witness to our neighbors and the nations.

Grace and peace,


**The church offices will be closed on Monday, Oct. 12,
and resume normal hours at 9 a.m. on Oct. 13.**

Child Dedication Class (Sunday, 9 a.m.) || If you would like to dedicate your newborn or adopted child to the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 25, you must first attend this class in Classroom B. Contact Wayne Shealy to sign up!

Meet & Greet (Sunday, noon) || Get to know CrossPointe’s pastors and Community Group leaders over snacks in the foyer immediately after worship.

MWF: The Christian & Culture (Wed., 5:45–7:30 p.m., Oct. 7–Nov. 4) || Join us as Brad discusses current events and issues and how Christians can respond biblically (this week: abortion and related issues). Meals are $5/person ($20/family), and childcare is provided. Teaching starts at 6:30 p.m. To RSVP for meals/childcare, contact Nicole Carey.

Ladies’ Lunch (Oct. 20, noon) || On the third Tuesday of the month, CrossPointe’s women gather for lunch ($5 Chicken Salad Chick) and teaching on spiritual disciplines. Childcare starts at 10 a.m. RSVP to Nicole Carey!

Ladies’ Gathering: “Come See, Come Hear” (Oct. 30–31) || Come worship God, hear from our speakers, and get to know one another as we study the book of Ruth! We’ll enjoy dinner on Friday (6–9 p.m.) and brunch on Saturday (9 a.m.–noon). The cost is $10, and childcare will be provided for those who need it. Sign up in the foyer or online.

Newcomers’ Lunch (Nov. 1) || If you’re new to CrossPointe (your first visit in the last three months) we’d love to meet you and share with you some information about the church. Join us for a free lunch after worship in the Youth Room play area. Sign up by contacting Nicole Carey!

Fall Picnic (Nov. 11, 11 a.m.) || Mark your calendar for our Veterans Day picnic at Flat Rock Park! We’ll provide the fried chicken and drinks, and every family is asked to bring a side to share.

Starting Pointe Membership Class (Dec. 4–6) || This class has three sessions: Gospel (Fri., 6:30–9 p.m.), Community (Sat., 9 a.m.–noon), and Mission (Sun., 6–7:30 p.m.). Childcare is provided. Contact Robert Ward to sign up!

CrossPointe Play-group (Thurs., 9:30–11 a.m., starting Oct. 8) || Get to know other moms at CrossPointe while your children play! Contact Sigourney Ward for more info or to let her know you’ll be there.

Children’s Ministry Training (Oct. 18, 9 a.m.) || If you’ve signed up to serve or would like to get involved, please contact Cristin Wise to attend this class!

Sunday Morning Classes (9–10 a.m., Sept. 13–Nov. 22) || There are two studies, one on the Apostles’ Creed (Ron Mullins teaching) and another on prayer, using Tim Keller’s book as a guide (Robert Ward teaching; class ends Oct. 25). Childcare is provided. Contact Nicole Carey to sign up.