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April 22nd, 2018

Joys

  • Thanks be to God for the joy of last week’s Children’s /Youth musical and the leadership our church brings to Children’s Ministry through Marvin Easter, Ramona Baker, Jenny Petty, Jane Kayl and many dedicated volunteers.

Prayer Requests

Please pray for the following:

  • For Gary Thomas and family following Bev’s service yesterday. For God’s deep and abiding presence, love and comfort to be deeply experienced. And the same for Don Horton (Dee), Vivian Montey (mother), George Maxey and Keith and Lynn (Jean), Amy Ness (Dick), Joan McCormick (Larry).
  • For Chris and Mike McLaughlin. Chris is now home. For strength and wisdom.
  • For Nancy Brown, having a difficult and long recovery from unexpected intestinal surgery.following knee replacement surgery.
  • For Mike Shoemaker and Steve Lehwald, who both had rotator cuff surgery this past week. For a good healing journey.
  • For families suffering relational difficulties.
  • For our Elders as they organize and then serve from places of their gifts and calling.
  • For the Transition Team as they endeavor to gather survey result information and share it with the church.
  • For our Life Groups as they enter their final weeks of the school year.
  • For the Children’s Ministry Search Team as they interview applicants.
  • For Staff, as they do “end of the school year” program wrap-ups and plan summer gatherings for Cornerstone.
  • For our new Deacons, Terry and Lea Ann Rettele as they move into an understanding of Deacon responsibilities.
  • For Nancy Reick as she settles into her new home in Indiana. Pray for peace and a meaningful transition at this place in her life.

If you have a prayer request, please email the church prayer chain directly at prayerchain@csgreeley.org. You may also call the office at 970.352.3030.

Community Connect

Starting Point Membership Class
Curious about Jesus? Baptism? Want to know more about Cornerstone? Interested in becoming a member of Cornerstone? Join us at our next Starting Point: Sunday, June 3 from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm. Please register online. Nursery available upon request.

VBS Volunteer
Come adventure in Babylon at Vacation Bible School, June 18-22! We are now recruiting a team. Looking for those of you who are excited to work with kids! Click here to sign up!  Also look for our donation station in the Atrium. Questions? Contact Jane Kayl janerleigh@gmail.com or 590-0078.

Spring Clean Up
Bring your clippers, hedge trimmers, leaf blowers, rakes, strong backs and willing hands: all ages welcome! Saturday, May 5 beginning at 9:00 am. Contact Travis Davis at davis38@outlook.com or 970-402-9626 for more information.

Cornerstone Arts Spotlight
The master craftsman and the luthier, at one time the teacher and the student, engage their talents to be a gift to others. Enjoy the craftsmanship of our own Aldo Classen & Noah Kayl in the spring showcase set up this month in the Atrium. Read more about these artisans. Come play and experience their creations.

Single Parent Car Clinic
April 28th is our next Single Parent Car Clinic when Arlen at Automotive Services allows Cornerstone to use his garage for the morning so our volunteers can provide this service. Single members of our church are also welcome. Call the church office to sign up. Call or email Bob Alexander (970.371.9179 or blmalex2@comcast.net) to volunteer to be a “mechanic for a morning.” Your donut purchases on Sunday go toward tires for singles who cannot afford them.

Fellowship Lunch
Due to the kitchen remodel, Fellowship Lunch will not meet in May. This wonderful group will resume in October.

Kitchen Cleanup
Many of you have provided food for various occasions. As a result, there are several dishes and pots/pans in the kitchen which need to be claimed. We would like to have these picked up by April 30 before the kitchen remodel begins. If they are not picked up, they will be donated. Thank you!

Compassion Sunday
Our church is participating in Compassion Sunday on April 29th. This is a national event that helps us grow in our understanding of God’s very special love for the poor. It’s also an opportunity for each of us to interrupt the cycle of poverty and make a difference in the life of at least one child. For more information, contact Bonnie at 970-576-1640 or visit CompassionSunday.com

Missions

Wednesday Night Prayer is for the Staff at 4:30 pm.

Please contribute travel size shampoos, conditioners, and lotions at the Welcome Center. The Aguirre Life Group will be packing hygiene kits for the Monday Lunch Bunch soon.

Worship & Music

May 6th- During Both Services
“The Music of the Spheres” – Celebrating God in Creation with hymns & anthems
including guest brass ensemble.

Youth

Grades 6-12 | The Gospel Project | Sundays | 9:45 am | Youth Center

Grades 9-12 |The Case for Christ |Sunday Nights| 5:00-7:00 pm | Youth Center

Grades 6-8 | Remix: The Gospel Project | 6:00-7:30 pm | Youth Center

Annual Jr. Sr. Trip | June 11-14 | South Dakota | Sign-up online

Children’s Church

Children between age three through third grade are invited to remain with their families to worship together on Easter. The Nursery is still available.

No Sunday School today due to the Easter Breakfast!

Life Groups 9:45-10:45 am

 

April 15th, 2018

Joys

  • We praise God for the joyful energy of over 650 worshiping at Cornerstone last week on Easter. To God be the glory!

Prayer Requests

Please pray for the following:

  • For those in places of grieving this Easter: Don Horton (wife Dee), Vivian and Keith Montey (mother Jackie Williams), Joan McCormick (husband Larry) and Julie and John Reimers (step-father Larry), George Maxey and Keith and Lynn Maxey (wife and mother), Amy Ness (husband Dick), & Gary Thomas (wife Bev).
  • For Nancy Brown as she is now recovering at home from serious intestinal surgery and knee replacement.
  • For LaVerne Evans as she is treated for pneumonia and several other health issues. For God’s comfort and healing.
  • For those in cancer treatments: Sharon Classen, Chris McLaughlin, and for their caregiving spouses.
  • For Monday Lunch Bunch team and their work to feed the disadvantaged on Mondays. For God’s stamina, wisdom and joy in all they do.
  • For long-term member Nancy Reick as she makes a big transitional move in leaving Greeley and moving to Indiana to be near family. Today is Nancy’s last Sunday! For God’s peace and comfort and for safety in the move. Nancy’s new address is 240 Angling Road, Apt. 218, Kendallville, Indiana 46755.

If you have a prayer request, please email the church prayer chain directly at prayerchain@csgreeley.org. You may also call the office at 970.352.3030.

Community Connect

Starting Point Class
Curious about Jesus? Baptism? Want to know more about Cornerstone? Interested in becoming a member of Cornerstone? Join us at our next Starting Point: Sunday, June 3 from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm. Please register online. Nursery available upon request.

LightSeekers will meet at noon on April 20th for lunch at Olive Garden. If you have questions please contact Ida May Else at 970-330-7716.

Resource Center Open House
Our next Volunteer Open House will be on Wednesday, Apr. 11. It is for anyone interested in receiving information about joining our team of volunteers. Resource Center Website

Thank You church for your participation in the survey. We met our goal with 72% participation! Results and recommendations from our partner, VitalChurch Ministry, are expected in May.

Cornerstone Arts Spotlight
Experience the craftsmanship of our own Aldo Classen & Noah Kayl in the spring showcase set up each Sunday in April in the Atrium. These two artisans, once teacher and student, engage their gifts to be a gift — bringing a welcome respite from a high-tech, low-touch culture through their shared talent and creativity. Learn about their journey and engage in their creations.

Interested in a slot canyon hike in Utah? The Men’s Ministry is hosting a trip May 17-20. Details are available at the Welcome Center. You can also contact Aldo Classen 970-396-5199 (aldoclassen@msn.com) for more information.

Fellowship Lunch is this coming Thursday, April 12th, at noon in the Celebration Center. This is National Humor Month! (This is not an April Fool’s joke!) A program will be given by Eileen Smith from The Bridge. Invite a neighbor for a light-hearted gathering. Our own Rosie Dunn prepares a meal for $7.00. Please register in the Atrium or by calling the church office (352-3030). This is a fun way to get to know our older members. Come join us!

Missions

Wednesday Night Prayer is for the survey and pastor search team at 4:30pm.

355 cans of tuna have been delivered to the Weld Food Bank!

Thank you all for making the Easter Breakfast a great fellowship time! Over $1,000.00 was raised for Habitat for Humanity. Special thanks to those who set up on Saturday, served on Sunday and cleaned up.

The Monday Lunch Bunch needs your help collecting newspapers to wrap dishes for the kitchen remodel. Please deposit any newspapers at the Welcome Center by April 22nd.

Worship & Music

Children’s/Youth Musical – NEXT WEEK, April 15th at both services.
“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” (the original kid version).
Invite a friend or neighbor!

Youth

Grades 6-12 | The Gospel Project | Sundays | 9:45a | Youth Center

Grades 9-12 | Sunday Night| 5:00-7:00 pm | Youth Center

Grades 6-8 | Remix: The Gospel Project | 6:00-7:30 pm | Youth Center

Annual Jr./Sr. Trip | June 11-14 | South Dakota | Sign-up

Children

Children’s Church: Children between ages of three through third grade are dismissed in the middle of the worship service for a time of age-appropriate teaching in the Children’s Chapel (downstairs from the Welcome Center).

Sunday School 9:45am- 10:45am (Snacks in rooms 9:30am – 9:45am)

Life Groups from 9:45-10:45am