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Announcements, Sept. 2, 2016

Dear CrossPointe,

This Sunday we tackle a controversial text, 1 Timothy 2:8–15, which deals with the role and comportment of men and women in the life of the local church. To say this text is disputed is an understatement! Much ink has been spilled over this paragraph. But just because something is controversial does not mean we should avoid it.

In fact, the truths in this text cut to the very heart of God’s design for humanity and how men and women are to compliment each other for the glory of God. Read the text a few times before Sunday. You don’t want to come off the bench cold on this one. Looking forward to seeing you Sunday!

Grace and peace,


Men’s Lunch (Sept. 6, noon) || Join the men of CrossPointe for lunch ($5 Chick-fil-A) and fellowship as we study Jerry Bridges’ The Transforming Power of the Gospel. RSVP to Springer Cain.

Children’s Ministry Training (Sept. 11, 9 a.m.) || Volunteers serve once every five weeks in a variety of ways. We are also hoping to add more buddies for children with special needs. E-mail Cristin Wise to sign up!

“One Another” Member Meeting (Sept. 11, 6–7:30 p.m.) || Every other month, CrossPointe’s members gather to discuss matters pertinent to church life, pray for one another, and affirm new members. Childcare is always available, and non-members are welcome to attend.

Sunday Morning Classes (Sun., 9 a.m., starting Sept. 18) || There will be two classes offered this Fall: “Foundations of the Faith” (taught by Reuben Moyana) and “Pursuing Joy” (a study of D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ Spiritual Depression, taught by Robert Ward and Joseph Davis). Both classes will last 8–10 weeks, and childcare will be available. E-mail Molly Copley to sign up!

Connect ‘16 (Sept. 23, 5:45–10 p.m.; Sept. 24, 9 a.m.–12:45 p.m.) || All women of CrossPointe are invited to our annual retreat weekend. Friday night we’ll participate in a simulcast of Cry Out, a nationwide prayer event for women. Then on Saturday we’ll return for break-out sessions on various topics. There will be a meal at both sessions, and childcare will be provided for those who need it. Registration costs $25 for the full weekend. Sign up in online today!

Women’s Study: Colossians (Mon., 9:30–11 a.m., starting Sept. 12) || The group will use a study by John MacArthur as a guide. Contact Melany Raborn to sign up and request childcare!

Men’s Study: Knowing God (Thurs., 7–8 a.m., starting Sept. 15) || Meet at CrossPointe to study J. I. Packer’s classic book, Knowing God. Cecil Cheves will be leading the group. Sign up by contacting him.

Women’s Study: Missional Motherhood (Thurs., 9:30–11 a.m., Sept. 15–Oct. 20) || Study Gloria Furman’s helpful book on the “everyday ministry of motherhood.” Workbooks will be available for purchase ($13). If you’d like more information, e-mail Amy Ward. To sign up for the class or request childcare, please contact Molly Copley.