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This Sunday
(Children's Worship and Childcare available)
IMMANUEL: God With Us -- Jesus the Messiah

Rev. James Hillbrick preaching; Worship team at 9:30 a.m.
Highlights
The Lord said to Moses, “I have known you by name.” (Exodus 33:17) We are created with a deep desire to be known—by God and by others. How do we get to know each other and the God who cares for us all? We can make room and take time to show God’s love to one another and our community. This summer at Crossroads—come be known, share your stories, and let your light shine!  
Sunday, August 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the CLC. "G ive blood, and get noodles"- when you give blood at this drive, you receive a coupon for a free entrée from Noodles & Company when you purchase a Coca-Cola Freestyle beverage, while supplies last! 
Click here to Save the Day!
or call 877-232-4376.

On Call Pastoral Care
Pastors in the area are providing weekly Pastoral Care Support for our congregation should the need arise. if you or a loved one is facing a
difficult situation, contact Kim Steffen 262-705-5530.
Rev. Kelly Talley
August 5 through August 11
  • Retired PC(USA) pastor and educator
  • Retired from Alverno College after 20 years of working in higher education
  • Restoring an old farmhouse in Grafton with her husband
Rev. Bill Petterson
August 12 through August 18
  • Retired PC(USA) pastor
  • Enjoys spending time with his grandchildren and traveling with his wife
Ministry Team News
Crossroads is excited to announce that singer-songwriter Sara Groves will appear in concert at Crossroads on Saturday, October 12 at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $15 General Admission, $20 Artists Circle, and are available on itickets.com . Stay tuned for volunteer opportunities!


Enhanced Security at Crossroads
Earlier this year, Session approved building security enhancements at Crossroads which are well underway. The vast majority of the changes will likely be undetectable to the majority of our members. We want to thank you in advance for your patience, understanding, and support as we establish and implement procedures that will ensure the safety of every person who enters our doors. Please stay tuned for future updates

Crossroads Christian Preschool is gearing up for fall and continues to be a community outreach for the church! You can extend hospitality to children and their families by volunteering in the preschool. Able-bodied volunteers are needed 8:45 - 11:30 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays , and/or Fridays. If you enjoy working with young children ages 2 ½ to 4 years-old, and are available to help one day a month or more, contact Preschool Director Maureen Leurquin or call the church office.

Worship
Mark your calendars for the September 8 worship service at 9:30 a.m. as we conclude the summer theme of KNOWN with Elder Rachel Yates preaching, special testimonies, and the Festival Choir and Orchestra. Plan to stay after worship for a free all-church luncheon in the CLC with pulled pork sandwiches—please bring a side dish or dessert to pass! Then enjoy fellowship and fun with   a bouncy house and   games for all ages outside on the lawn.   Set up and clean up helpers needed. Contact: Kim Steffen

Festival Choir & Orchestra on September 8
Youth and adults of all abilities are needed to sing and play in the Festival Choir & Orchestra on Fall Festival Sunday, September 8 at 9:30 a.m. Rehearsals are at 7:00 p.m. on August 29 for the choir, and September 5 for all musicians. Dress rehearsal is September 7 at 9:00 a.m. Please contact  Todd O’Connor  by August 29 for instrumental music. 

Mu sic and Worship Ministries Potluck
Todd and Jenee O’Connor are hosting a Labor Day cookout! Please consider yourself invited if you participated on any music or worship ministry team at Crossroads over the past year (or so)! So if you are in town on Monday, September 2, come over to N87W6261 Willowbrooke Drive in Cedarburg between 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. and bring a dessert or side dish to pass. RSVP to  Todd O’Connor  or call at home at 262-618-4999. (drinks also provided). 

Click here  to see what is happening at upcoming Sunday morning services.

Congregational Care
Great Getaway 2019
On November 8–10, join the Crossroads church family for multigenerational activities and fun at the lovely Green Lake Conference Center. Our guest speaker is the Rev. Dr. Chip Hardwick. Registration opens soon! Contact: Doug Uhl
Children
Delta for Grades 1–5 and Scooters for 4 and 5-year-olds takes place on Wednesdays starting September 18 from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. Optional dinner at 5:00 p.m. ($4/person or $15/family) Click he re to register. Contact: Lara Hauser .

Join Children’s Ministry for Playtime in the Park this summer! Our last gathering is August 28 at 6:30 p.m. in Rotary Park. Come join us for fun, freezy pops, and fellowship!
Youth
Faith Fiesta is our way of welcoming incoming grade 6 youth to our middle school ministry program. Beginning Wednesday , August 14 at 7:00 p.m. and wraps up on Thursday, August 15 at 8:30 a.m. Sign up online now! Adult volunteers needed! Contact: Anna Sanders or Dave Carpenter .
Building and Grounds
Parking Lot Sign Changes
To accommodate those with special mobility needs 11 additional parking spaces, located close to the church’s main entrance, will be reserved for those with mobility issues and/or requiring special assistance. These lower lot parking spaces will not require a handicap licese plate or sticker and can accommodate those who used the 8 spaces, formerly reserved for senior citizens, in the upper parking lot. All spaces reserved for the disabled will remain unchanged. Contact: Joann Steidinger
Adult Education
Adult Classes in September
Sunday mornings, choose between Margin , a book study by Richard Swenson, or attend the 4-week Membership Class. Then, on Wednesday evenings, join a Parent Wellness Circle. Details to follow soon!
Contact: Allison Mills
Mission
School Supplies Collection
New school supplies collected now through August 25. Click here for a list of supplies needed, or pick one up at the Mission bulletin board, where you can drop off your donated items. Contact: Bonnie Patton at 262-242-4014.

Tippe needs lunch helpers to make and serve 20 camper lunches from 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 12 and Friday, August 16. This is a fun activity for a family or a Bible study group. Help is also needed weeding and harvesting in their gardens. Consider these opportunities and contact: Tom Giles

We will be drywalling the Presbyterian Habitat home on Saturdays August 17 and 24; and painting on October 5. The location is 1912 N. 30th St. in Milwaukee; several workers are needed each day, as well as lunch providers.  Contact: Bob Patton to sign up or call him at 414 -510-5890 Volunteers may click here to sign up.  

Mission Garden
Work in the Crossroads Mission Garden’s new raised beds has begun! Many hands are needed. Scheduling is flexible and variable. Contact: Karen McKinney.
262-242-1670
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