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Happy Third Sunday in the season of Lent. Inspired by the children of Israel wandering in the wilderness for 40 years and Jesus fasting in the wilderness for 40 days, Lent is a 40 plus day journey into the dry desert of our lives so that we can discover living waters for our souls. As of this Sunday, we are a little under 20 days into that journey, and everyone is invited to join no matter when they start. The theme for this year's Lenten season is "The 7 last words of Jesus." These 7 words were the 7 last sayings of Jesus as he hung on the cross. Last Sunday we explored the 2nd word “Today you will be with me in Paradise.” On this first Sunday in women’s history month, we examine the 3rd word, “Woman, behold thy son; Son, behold thy mother.”   

There is a fountain filled with love drawn from Christ's holy side and we are invited to plunge beneath that flow and lose all our greed, anger, envy, and pride. Come to that fountain. Come and listen to Christ's 3rd “last word”. Come and taste rivers living waters being poured out on the cross. Come let us worship. 

The scriptures this Sunday come from John 19:16-27

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This Week

Sunday, February 25th

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

Cross Roads Cafe

Join us after service in the Patio Room for our adult Bible study class.

Thursday Afternoon Prayer


February 21st-March 27th

Call 1(301)715-8592

Meeting ID: 671 792 1650

Passcode: 556948

Text (602)944-1524

Singles Supper Club

Singles Potluck the 2nd Saturday of every month at 5:30pm

Meeting at My Mother's Restaurant on the 4th Saturday of every month

4130 N 19th Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85015

Office Coverage

March 11th- March 15th


Margarita is going on a much needed break in March.

We're looking for volunteers to help out in the office.

Volunteers will answer the phone, take messages, and get the mail. The office is closed on Wednesday.

If you would like to help please click on the link below to sign up or talk with Margarita.

Wednesday Morning

Bible Study

9:30 am on Zoom

A New York Best Seller, Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith by Kathleen Norris.

Two or three short selections are covered each week.

Desert Mission Food Bank

The holidays are tough for a lot of people, but Desert Mission Food Banks helps ease some of the burdens families face during the holidays.

We collect nonperishable goods every Sunday in the grocery cart found in the lobby. All donations go to Desert Mission Food Bank.

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.

Valley Interfaith Project (VIP)

CRUMC House Meeting

Come Share With Us

Sunday March 17th at 12pm

8003 N 9th Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85021

Sign up sheet in the lobby or email [email protected]

VIP is a non-partisan organization committed to building sustainable social and economic improvement through broadening participation in local democracy.


  1. institutional-based leadership development
  2. Building relationships
  3. Identifying and researching issues of common concern
  4. Disciplined organized action


Citizens participate in democratic decision-making and the creation of a more just society through the exercise of relational power.

Katie's IVF Journey

According to the CDC, 1 in 5 women are unable to get pregnant and 1 in 4 women have difficulty getting pregnant. Katie, a member of Cross Roads UMC, understands that struggle. The link below will take you to a GoFundMe where you can read more about Katie's journey and how to help her.

Click HERE to read more


Lura Turner Homes is in need of COVID Tests.

Donate them directly to the LTH main office or drop them off at the church office.

The One...

The Only...

Igor Glenn & Friends

Presents a series of five concerts to benefit Lura Turner Homes for Adults with Developmental Disabilities 7pm, Friday on

March 1, 2024

Central United Methodist

1875 N Central Ave,

Phoenix, AZ 85004

Tickets: $100 for series (in advance)

or $25 at the door per concert

True, Igor Glenn has played with musical legends from the New Christy Minstrels to John Denver to Benny Goodman. But with six decades of touring the world as a solo artist or teamed with the likes of Jazz Cowboys, Igor has emerged as a legend in his own right. As a one-man band, Igor's commands musical styles from country to folk to gospel to jazz...well, he embraces genres from A to Z. What's more...what other musicians can claim to charm audiences in China and both versions of "The Gong Show". Then when Igor mixes and matches his musician friends in concert, the musical menu covers tastes from the world over. Don't be surprised if Igor and his family-friends have audiences singing along in the intimate Womack Center.

Mail checks to: Lura Turner Homes

P.O. Box 81285

Phoenix, AZ 85069

or Pay with c.c. Call (602)943-4789

Please indicate dates, number of tickets, and children tickets.

Scripture Readers Needed!

We are looking for volunteers to read scripture on Sunday during service.

To sign up click on the link below

Sign Up HERE!
Opportunities to Serve
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
Carol Culbertson [email protected]
For more information on any of these, email us at [email protected] or call the church office at 602-944-1524.
Prayer Requests
This week,
please pray for...

Twylla Ehlers, McGuire & Nixon Family,

Doris Siders, Diana & Family,

Diana & Family, Susan Turner, Leaders of The U.S. Government, Lura Turner Homes Residents & Care Givers,  Navajo Nation, Cross Roads Community ​

Red Mountain UMC, Scottsdale UMC,

Shepherd of the Pine UMC

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