Honest Advent: Day 5

December 04, 2022, By: Crossroads Church

Day 5: Given For to us a child is born, to us a son is given. Isaiah 9:6 God so loved the world. Yawn. I don’t mean to be disrespectful but the world is a pretty big place. According to the World Population clock today there are 7.98 billion people inhabiting this dirty little tennis […]

Honest Advent: Day 4

December 03, 2022, By: Crossroads Church

Day 4: Vulnerability For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven […]

Honest Advent: Day 3

December 02, 2022, By: Crossroads Church

Day 3: Motherhood In pain you will bring forth children. Genesis 3:16 Can I be honest? I wasn’t ready to be a mom. When that pee stick told me the news, I cried. And peed on another stick. (They were not happy tears.) It’s not that I was too young or unsettled; no, I just […]

Honest Advent: Day 2

December 01, 2022, By: Crossroads Church

Day 2: Light The Word gave life to everything that was created, and his life brought light to everyone. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it. John 1:4-5 Light. I once had a dream that I was in the presence of God and the light was so intense that […]

Honest Advent: Day 1

November 30, 2022, By: Crossroads Church

Day 1: Annunciation Gabriel appeared to her and said, “Greetings, favored woman! The Lord is with you!” Confused and disturbed, Mary tried to think what the angel could mean. Luke 1:28-29 Welcome to Advent 2022. I must confess, I did not grow up in a religious environment that celebrated Advent very liturgically. I didn’t grow […]

Letter from Ryan

September 16, 2022, By: Crossroads Church

Dear Crossroads family, It’s inevitable that life brings change. This is especially true for a church, and it feels like we’ve been going through a lot of change lately. But change can be a good thing. And it’s with this in mind that we celebrate the transition that is coming for one of our beloved […]

Staff Transitions

September 08, 2022, By: Crossroads Church

Beloved staff member Jessica Perez is transitioning out of vocational ministry after serving Crossroads full time for 23 years. You are invited to a special celebration in the service on Sunday September 25. Stay afterward for a reception where you can express your thanks and offer congratulations. We thank Jessica for her leadership and years […]

MLK Day

January 10, 2022, By: Crossroads Church

As Crossroads Peacemakers, we seek to rewrite the Five Unacceptable Truths: Spiritual Emptiness, Poverty, Illiteracy, Fear of the Other and Modern Day Slavery. Martin Luther King Jr. addressed the Fear of the Other, working to turn the tide of racism in America. Below is a collected list of resources on racial justice work and Martin […]

The Feast of Epiphany (Jan 6)

January 05, 2022, By: Anne Martinez

Welcome! Our journey through Advent and the Twelve Days of Christmas has come to a close. Today, we celebrate the Feast of Epiphany. Once again, we invite you to use this approach, which works well for individuals and groups of all ages. Light a candle. Pause to remember the presence of God filling you with […]

Twelfth Day of Christmas (Jan 5)

December 26, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Welcome! As you journey through these Twelve Day of Christmas we invite you to use this approach, which works well for individuals and groups of all ages. Light a candle. Pause to remember the presence of God filling you with Light and Love. Pray this Opening Prayer: Radiant Creator, awaken me to your presence.Jesus, Light […]