Crestview Newsletter: week of February 22, 2016 
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Crestview Newsletter 3/11/2016


Daylight Savings Time 
begins this weekend.
Turn your clocks ahead one hour on Saturday night.

 Matthew 5:1-16

We are on the upswing of the beatitudes - this week we surrender to the Lord's teaching on "the merciful and the pure in heart."  Take a look at the beatitudes again and the graph below.  Do you see any relationship between those who are Poor in Spirit and those who are Merciful?  How about those who Mourn and those who are Pure in Heart?  And what about those who are Meek and those who seek after Peace?  How are they related?  Kinda interesting I think.  Makes me go Hmmmmm….. I cannot wait til Sunday!  A chance to gather together as a community around Jesus and the Word and enjoy his fellowship together.  Yes!!
Pastor Mark 

What was to my profit I now consider loss for the sake of Christ.

The Beatitudes Journey

What is more, I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things.

Children's Sunday School 10:15 am
Sunday School this year has been focusing on characters of the Old Testament. Ruth and Jackie have come up with a plan to help Crestview Children learn more in-depth about these characters.  This Sunday, we will be talking about Daniel, and how he is part of God's great big plan.
I consider them rubbish that I may gain Christ, and be found in him, ...

PLEASE NOTE:  There will be no Sunday School class on Palm Sunday or Easter Sunday.  There will be an Easter Egg Hunt after the Easter Sunday service where the community will be invited to join in the festivities. Stay tuned for opportunities to join in this fun event and to meet our neighbors.

Download 10:15 am
Yes, we will have Download this Sunday so get your coffee and meet Mark in the Library after the service to discuss and unpack the sermon. 

...not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law,...

Choir Rehearsal
Are you interested in joining the Easter Choir?  Please come to the parsonage (aka, Madison House) Youth Group Room right after the service on Sunday and be a part of glorifying the Lord with song.
...but that which is through faith in Christ--the righteousness that comes from God and is by faith.

Connie Visser
Connie Visser, former member and librarian of Crestview Church, went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 25, 2016.  Connie was a beloved Christian friend to many at this church and contributed much to the lives of those around her.  Please click here to view her obituary.

I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection...

Crestview Missions
Crestview supports missionaries and missions all over the world.  Click HERE for an overview of programs supported by Crestview.  Please remember to pray for our missionaries and those that we partner with to do the work of the kingdom.

...and the fellowship of sharing in his sufferings...

Plastic bags for Harvest of Hope Pantry
Adie Johnson has contacted us asking for donations of plastic grocery bags for the Harvest of Hope Pantry. Please either bring the bags to Crestview and leave them in Debbie's new office, or you can take them to: 2960 Valmont Rd., Boulder, CO 80301.  Click HERE to see the hours the pantry is open during the week.
...becoming like him in his death and so, somehow, to attain to the resurrection from the dead.

Please Help Decorate the Sanctuary for Easter Sunday
Here is an opportunity for you to help make the Sanctuary beautiful on Easter Sunday. and you don't even need to make a trip to the store.  Just sign up to purchase Easter Lilly plants, at $9.00 each, and we will do the rest.  Then after the service on Easter, you can take your flowers home to enjoy.  A signup sheet is available on the hutch in the Fellowship Hall. If you have any questions, please see Debbie.
Many thanks!
Philippians 3:7-11

Save the Date
April 29-May 1* - Moab Men's Retreat
*Please Note that this is the correct date--not May 1-3 as previously announced.
July 29-31 - Campsite Reserved at Golden Gate State Park
The campsite is reserved for Friday and Saturday evening with the minimum of 24 people, but the site will hold up to 75, so plenty of spaces still open for the event.

Remember that all current and future Crestview events can be viewed on the Calendar

We look forward to worshiping with you on Sunday!
Crestview Church
3665 Madison Avenue
Boulder, CO 80303
(303) 444-5780
Sunday Service at 9:00 a.m.
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