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Messages From The Mountain

Happy 3rd Sunday in lent. Lent is the season of self-reflection and spiritual renewal. Our Lenten worship series is The Old, Old, Story. The stories throughout the series invites us to hear God's unfolding love story for all of creation. We began with creation's first parents, Adam and Eve. Their story taught us that respecting boundaries is an expression of love. The story of Abraham was explored last week. His faithfulness to God informs us that faith is the fuel that leads us to God's promise. This Sunday, we hear the story of a people on a quest to inherit the promise God gave their ancestor Abraham. In their struggles, we find lessons about strength. In their faults, we find hope for our shortcomings. In their God, we find refreshing rivers of living waters. As we worship, may those rivers of living waters saturate our hearts, minds, souls, and community. Let us worship. 

This Sunday's scriptures comes from Exodus 17:1-7& Psalm 95

This Week

Sunday, March 12th

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.

Get the material for class HERE

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

Singles Supper Club

Singles will meet at Cross Roads on Saturday, March 11th, at 5:30pm for the Single's Potluck.

Corned beef and cabbage will be provided, sides are welcome.

Meetings This Week

No upcoming meetings this week. Check back next week!

Borderlands' Produce On Wheels WithOut Waste (POWWOW)

Cross Roads is hosting

Borderlands POWWOW

(Produce on Wheels Without Waste)

Saturday --

March 11th

and we need your help!!

Volunteers are needed from 6:00-11:30 am

(or any time within those hours)

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

Click the button above or below to RSVP.

(And invite friends & family to join you!!)

Reminder: Customers remain in cars during

this contactless outreach ministry.

Click HERE to sign-up!

Lenten Bible Study

All are welcome to join a 6-week Bible Study, led by Rev. Mary Bullis. This Lenten study will meet on Zoom on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm.

We will examine the seven last words that Jesus spoke from the cross, words that show his deepest love for humanity. As we study his words, we will experience the intimate and divine awe that is only available to those of us willing to come near the reality of the cross. 

The study will use the book by Rev. Susan Robb, Seven Words: Listening to Christ From the Cross, available on Amazon or Cokesbury. However, you do not need to have to book to attend the class.

Lenten Season

Maundy Thursday

April 6th, 6:00pm

Trinity UMC

3104 W Glendale

Phoenix, AZ 85051

Good Friday

April 7th, 6:00pm

Cross Roads UMC

7901 N Central Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85020

Missions Committee Presents

Documentary, Dinner, and Discussion

Saturday, March 18th, 5:00-8:00 pm

We are creating a safe space for healing and for reconciling sexuality and spirituality by discussing various documentaries about homosexuality in the Bible. You do not need to be a CRUMC congregant to attend. Please email [email protected] if interested. 

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

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
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.
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.

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Prayer Requests
This week,
please pray for...

Katie & Marjorie Raymond, Tyson Stedman, Nixon & McGuire Family, Carreen Ally, Diana & Evalena, Hattie Klinger, Gene Ehlers & Family, Susan Turner, Bertus Berg & The Berg Family, Leaders of The U.S. Government, Lura Turner Homes Residents & Care Givers, Navajo Nation, Cross Roads Community

Cross in the Desert UMC, Chandler UMC

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