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Jeremiah's GPS


This Sunday we bravely tackle an often-taboo aspect of navigating a journey: wanting to give up. There are several reasons we want to give up: difficult transitions, challenging circumstances, heartbreaking rejections. There are several ways we want to give up: quitting our dreams, walking away from pursuits, and discontinuing our reason for living. In this Sunday's service we will tackle the tough subject of suicidality and pain. We do this because we worship a God who is expansive enough to deal with everything we struggle with in life. We do this because God is a balm in Gilead. We do this because we worship a God who said, “come unto me all who are weary and heavy laden”. If you are weary and heavy laden you are invited to come. Come because now is the time to lay our burdens before the God who gives us joy and strength to face another day. Come and encounter the great physician for your soul. Come let us worship.  


This Sunday's scripture comes from Jeremiah 8:18-9:3

This Week

Sunday, September 18th

Join us in person or via Facebook Live/Zoom for Sunday worship.

Masks are highly recommended, but not mandatory, during worship and safe distancing will be maintained.

Cross Roads Cafe

Join us after service for our Adult Bible Study class, Cafe.

Get the Material HERE

Every Tuesday
8:30am - Meditative Prayer via Zoom
and Facebook Live.


Singles Supper Club



Single adults and our married friends are welcome to join our Supper Club, 6 p.m., Saturday, September 17th at Jason's Deli

10217 N Metro Parkway

Westside of Metro Center, across from Harkins.  Hope to see you at either or both places for easy-going fellowship and comfort food. God bless you, Max McQueen



Meetings This Week


Trustees 9/20 - 6pm via Zoom

Finance 9/20 - 7pm via Zoom

Veteran's Ministry

Not Safe For Church


Taboo topics, food, and hearty discussions that are not safe for church. 

To RSVP contact Pastor Deontez at pastordeontez@crossroadsphx.com


Sponsoring An Expecting Mother

September 14th


Ask questions! Live the questions! “Living the Questions” is a 3-part video program

that introduces us to Progressive Christianity and gives the space for deep thought, doubt, and

asking questions that challenge the status quo. The program goes beyond the cliches of

Christianity that we see in the media or that we may have learned in church. We have already

explored the first two parts of this program. Now we will explore the third and final part, titled

“Call to Covenant.” This 7-week series covers topics such as A Kingdom Without Walls; Social

Justice: Realizing God’s Vision; Incarnation: Divinely Human; and Creative Transformation.


Join us on this exciting and challenging journey of faith Wednesdays at 7:00 pm on

ZOOM, beginning September 21. It doesn’t matter if you didn’t join us for parts 1 or 2 of Living

the Questions! Written materials for all seven sessions are available here. Led by Paul

Bullis.

Borderlands Produce On Wheels WithOut Waste (POWWOW)

Cross Roads is hosting

POWWOW

Saturday, June 25th

and we need your help!


Volunteers are needed from 5:00 - 10:30 am

(or any time within those hours)

to set up, bag produce, and smile at our neighbors.


Reminder to Customers:

POWWOW is cash only, customers receive 70lbs of produce for $15. Customers are to remain in cars during this contactless outreach ministry.


For any questions please contact the church office at (602)944-1524

Click HERE to sign up!

Upcoming Events

Scripture Readers Needed!

We need volunteers on Sunday morning to read scripture.
To sign up click on the link below or call the office.

Click HERE to Sign-Up

Donations can be dropped off
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri from 9am - 2pm
Sun 8am-11am

Foundation Committee
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Opportunities to Serve


Donate nonperishable food or funds to our Cross Roads Food Pantry.

Have an announcement about a service or committee at Cross Roads? Submit it to the church office by 2:00pm on Wednesdays.
Join our new Veterans Ministry as a veteran or a grateful volunteer. For details, contact
For more information on any of these, email us at info@crossroadsphx.com or call the church office at 602-944-1524.
Our Giving

If you use your mobile device to give your tithes and offerings to Cross Roads, you'll need to install the Vanco Mobile App.

A reminder: If your giving comes by check, please expect a slight delay in your bank account deduction. A growing number of tithes and offerings now come to us electronically, so our money counters only meet every other Monday to deposit cash and checks. Until then, all gifts wait patiently in our church safe.

Click HERE to give online.
Prayer Requests
This week,
please pray for...

Diana & Evalena, Corrine Eckert, Matt Kordik, Patty, Jackie Ungor, Hattie Klinger, Gene Ehlers & Family, Susan Turner, Bertus Berg & The Berg Family, Leaders of The U.S. Government, Lura Turner Homes Residents & Care Givers as they head up to camp for the first since 2020, Navajo Nation, Cross Roads Community 


White Mountain UMC, Velda Rose UM

UMC of Casa Grande, Tongan UMC



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