Heather and Team
There were thunderstorms early in the morning before and later in the night after our Open House this year, but God gave us a lovely day again for the 6th year in a row! From 11am until 10pm we were blessed with the beautiful sounds of music that honored the Lord from many of those that worship at The Cross Worship Ministry. Eleven different worship teams participated, each team bringing their own unique sound.
Watching the remote control boats in the lake
In addition to fishing, canoeing, bean bag toss, swings for the children and a hammock to rest in, this year we also enjoyed watching the remote control boats in the lake, some with their lights on as dusk began to descend upon us. It was quite entertaining for the boys in the picture here!
Darren at the grill
There were plenty of good eats all the day long, beginning with egg and cheese croissants. The grill masters turned out some delicious chicken and hotdogs to go with chips, coleslaw and plenty of desserts, including some scrumptious homemade ones! There were plenty of ice cold sodas as well as bottles of water too.
We want to give a big shout out of THANKS to all those who participated in so many different ways to help make this year’s Open House a wonderful day. This is like family here. You pitched in and did what you saw needed to be done! Thank you so very much!
The Cross Worship Ministry 2014 Open House Slideshow
A Resting Place at The Cross Worship Ministry
Thursday, May 1st is the National Day of Prayer and you are invited to join others here at The Cross as we seek the Lord together through worship, prayer and His Word. You may come by anytime between 10am – 10pm and stay for a few minutes or linger longer. Throughout the day many different Lead Worshipers will be participating with various styles of music. Light refreshments will be available downstairs.
The 2014 Theme is “One Voice, United in Prayer” and is taken from Romans 15:6 that says, “So that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.”
I’m looking forward to seeing you this Saturday, February 22nd. This year’s forum will have valuable information you don’t want to miss, but it is more than that. It is a time for us to interact, encourage, pray and just be together. Feel free to invite other worship leaders to join us. This will be a great day! (outline below) **********************************************************
2014 Worship Leaders Forum Outline
Session 1: 10-10:55am – Team building
Session 2: 11-12pm - Song selection, combining music, prayer and scripture
Lunch: 12-12:30pm - Complimentary Lunch & fellowship time
Session 3: 12:30-1:25pm – Biblical insights for worship leaders
Session 4: 1:30-1:50pm – Outreach effectiveness, Worship Truck opportunities
Session 5: 1:50-2:30pm – The Ultimate Goal in Worship, Group Prayer
We were in Atlanta at the Fountain of Hope Outreach this morning, singing “How Great is Our God” in front of the Worship Truck. We are in FRONT of the truck instead of being ON it due to a mechanical issue. But NOTHING is stopping us from doing what we went there to do! To God be the GLORY!
January is a five Friday month and this is your personal invitation to join us this Friday for another “Gathering” night. There will be a different Lead Worshiper each hour, and all are welcome to join in. This is always a sweet time of “Cross Pollination” for all the worshipers. Please bring a finger food to share following our 6-10pm worship time when we meet downstairs together. We hope to see you Friday!
Christmas is a time for celebration and worship. We hope you will make plans to come by The Cross Worship Ministry this month and spend a little extra time honoring our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Be sure to celebrate the birth of Jesus by calling to mind all that He has done in your life, thanking Him and giving Him the honor due His name. His love and compassion concerning you are not affected by worldly circumstance. They go far beyond! Christmas is a great season for worship. Be a person of worship this Christmas. When you are unable to be here at The Cross, don’t forget to tune to our own TCWM Music Web Radio to listen to the beautiful songs and sounds of some of the worshipers at The Cross Worship Ministry.
Christmas Holiday Schedule – There will be no scheduled worship at The Cross Tuesday, December 24th through Wednesday, January 1st. Our regular January worship schedule will resume on Thursday, January 2nd. We wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a very happy New Year!