For the Month of May

Pentecost Sunday - A Celebration of Christ's Church
Sunday, June 4, will be a day for a church family celebration. We will have one connection group hour at 9 a.m. and one worship service at 10:15 a.m. A summer camp fundraiser lunch will take place at 11:30 in Maroney Hall. New CRBC t-shirts are on sale today in Books, etc. to wear on June 4.

Baptist Children’s Home Miles4Smiles
If you enjoy bike-riding, consider participating in the Baptist Children’s Home Miles4Smiles bike ride on Saturday, June 17, beginning at Emmaus Baptist Church. Proceeds go to support birthday parties for children’s home residents. Register at www.obhc.org/bikeride. Some of CRBC’s Faith Riders will be onsite that day to assist.

Intramural Sports
Sign up your connection group or home group for Ultimate Frisbee at the Cube by May 28. Games will be held on Sundays for an hour starting at 3 p.m. Contact Chris Allen for more information.

Summer Food Truck Schedule
Join us for lunch and fellowship from 11 – 1 at the Cube on the following dates.

June 5 Coit’s Hotdogs
June 19 The Hall’s Pizza Kitchen
June 26 Phill Me Up Cheesesteaks
July 10 The Hall’s Pizza Kitchen
July 17 Let’s Do Greek
July 24 Coit’s Hotdogs

Baptism Service
Baptism is an act of obedience symbolizing the believer's faith in a crucified, buried, and risen Savior. If you are interested in being baptized, contact Micah White at white@councilroad.org. Our next baptism service is Sunday, June 4, at 10:15 a.m.

New Books Available
CRBC member Steve Green’s book titled The Bible in America is now for sale in Books, etc. in the foyer. The Bible has guided our history and continues to shape our national and personal destiny. This book will allow you to discover what you believe about the Bible. Steve’s dad, David Green, has also written a brand new book titled Giving it all Away…and Getting it all Back Again. The life of giving is a life of adventure and risk, but it pays the best rewards for you, your family, and all you touch. The books are $10 each or two for $15.

Community Canned Food Drive
Help stock the food pantry for the summer! Bring non-perishable food items on June 4 to the missions kiosk in the foyer, text "FOOD" with your amount to 405.652.0607, or write a check to CRBC with food pantry in the line item. Thanks for helping us stock up!

Senior Adult Bible Study Summer Break 
The last Wednesday morning Bible Study for the summer will be May 24. We will start again on September 6. We meet in the Cube Media Center every Wednesday at 10 a.m. Contact Claree Cox for more information.

VBS Extreme
What is summer without VBS and sports? During the week of June 12, we will offer free VBS in the morning from 9-12:15. After VBS, it is time to get our game on at Extreme Sports Camp where kids have a chance to participate in soccer, volleyball, football, or cheerleading. Sports camps is from 12:15-3:30, and the cost is $35 for the week, which include lunch each day. For more information or to register, visit www.councilroad.org/vbs. It is open for kids who have completed K-5th grade.

Senior Adult Exercise Classes
Okie Motion exercise classes take place in the Cube Auditorium every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9 a.m. Cost is $1 per class. Tai Chi classes are on Tuesdays and Thursdays for $2 per class from 1 to 1:45 p.m. in the Cube Auditorium. Kathy Huffman teaches both classes.

Hands for Missions
We need help making quilts for DHS foster children and crafts for the homebound. Join us on the first three Thursdays of every month in Room 100 from 9-11 a.m.

Karis Support Group 
The Karis Support Group meets on Wednesdays at 6:15 p.m. in C201. It is for foster parents, adoptive parents, Safe Families volunteers, mentors, or anyone who works with children who don't live with their biological parents. We have a teaching time and good discussion with a group of people who understand the challenges you may be experiencing. Contact Carisa Wilsie at wilsie@councilroad.org.

New Semester of DivorceCare 
Find help, discover hope, and experience healing each Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. in Room 204 beginning June 7. DivorceCare features dynamic video seminars with renowned experts on divorce and recovering. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past while looking forward to rebuilding your life. There are a variety of programs at the same time on the church campus for preschool through teenagers. Dinner is also served in Maroney Hall from 5-6 p.m. Contact Sue Ellen Ferguson at ferguson@councilroad.org for information.

Global Men's Gathering: One Church. One Team. One City. One Hour. 
Guys, join men from across the city as we gather every month to experience the Lord's presence as one body. It is live-streamed at CRBC so men around the world can tune in and join the experience. Our next meeting is at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 10, in the Worship Center. It's time for men to gather for the sake of unity in Christ.

Women's 12-Step Class
The new women's 12-Step Class has begun. We meet on a weekly basis on Wednesdays at 6:15 p.m. in Room 101C. We still have room for you, so come join us. It is a biblical program that helps overcome hurts, habits, and hang-ups. Contact Sue Ellen Ferguson at ferguson@councilroad.org.

New Men's 12-Step Class 
The 12-Step study is a recovery program based on eight principles from the Beatitudes. It helps us step out of denial and into God's grace. We meet on Wednesdays from 6:15 - 7:30 p.m. starting June 7 in Room 103. Join us for this life-changing study. Contact Sue Ellen Ferguson at Ferguson@councilroad.org for information.

Celebrate Recovery
Join us each Friday night at 5:45 in Maroney Hall as we pray for a clear mind and clean heart, and as we search for God's will for our lives. With an awareness of God's love, we can't lose! Contact Sue Ellen Ferguson at Ferguson@councilroad.org.

E-Newsletter
Sign up for our free, weekly e-newsletter on the guest form on Sundays or on our Facebook page. You may also follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @councilroad.

Services Live-Streamed on Facebook 
If you can’t be with us on Sunday mornings, our worship service is live-streamed over our Facebook page! Check it out @councilroad right at 10:15 a.m.

Sermons on YouVersion Bible App
Every Sunday, you can find the Scripture and sermon notes on the YouVersion Bible App. Click on “more,” then “events,” and you will see CRBC live.

2020 Giving Campaign
If you have not previously had an opportunity to participate in giving to the 2020 campaign, you may jump in anytime. We are using these funds to pay for our beautiful new facility upgrades. Give above and beyond your regular tithe to help us pay off the debt by December 2020. Give in the bucket on Sundays, give at www.councilroad.org/give, or text "building" and the amount to 405.652.0607. If you have questions, contact Jason Arnold.

Mustard Seed App
You may now give to the 2020 Campaign through your everyday purchases with your credit or debit card with a new, free app called Mustard Seed. Load the app and choose CRBC as the recipient. When you use the linked card to make a purchase, the app will round up the purchase price to the nearest dollar and then send that amount to CRBC 2020 Campaign. For example, if your purchase is $5.25, the app will charge your card an additional $0.75. You can set a limit for how much you want to send as well as a minimum amount to send. The link to the app is www.mustardseedapp.org/councilroad.

Student Ministry Color War
Our Student Ministry is kicking off summer with a Color War! Our goal is to make CRBC more colorful than ever! We will have lots of games and colors! Be sure to wear white and bring $5. It will be held Wednesday, May 24, at 6:15 p.m. at the Cube. Be sure to bring your friends! Contact Kayla Franks at kfranks@councilroad.org.

Falls Creek Registration Open
Students, get ready for the summer challenge to grow spiritually with your friends! It’s time to sign up for Falls Creek, June 26 – July 1, at www.councilroad.org/fallscreek. Our speaker is Matt Roberson, and the band is The Met Collective. Theme nights include ‘50s TV and music, ‘70s disco, ‘80s prom, and a 2095 future rave. Cost is $225. Parent meeting is Wednesday, June 21, at 6:30 p.m. in the Cube. Contact Matt McLain or d.orLandry Franks if you have questions.

VBS Extreme Volunteers Needed 
Volunteers are needed for both VBS (9:00-12:15) and Extreme Sports Camp (12:15-3:30). There are several areas to serve, including guiding groups of kids to activity sites, registration, and activity helpers. If you're interested in volunteering, please visit www.councilroad.org/VBS or email Sarah Hagar at hagar@councilroad.org.

Kid's Camp at CrossTimbers 
Crosstimbers is a children’s mission adventure camp for kids who have completed 3rd-5th grades. Kids will have a wonderful time learning about and experiencing missions hands-on. They will experience new challenges through fun camp activities, such as archery and zip lining, as they learn biblical principles for worship, missions, evangelism, and life. The cost is $150 before June 1 or $175 after June 1. Register at www.councilroad.org/kids-camp.

VBS Extreme 2017 Registration/Volunteers Needed
VBS Extreme is June 12-16 from 9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. This part of the day is free, and registration is open for kids who have completed Kindergarten through 5th grade. Extreme Sports Camp will be in the afternoon from 12:15 - 3:30 p.m. Cost is $35 and includes lunch each day. Sports camp is for kids who have completed kindergarten through 5th grade also. To volunteer, contact Sarah Hagar at hagar@councilroad.org or 405.789.3175 or register at www.councilroad.org/vbs.

Summer Book Clubs
Ladies, we are excited to announce that Summer Book Clubs are starting soon for our Council Road Women and friends! Most of our groups will be reading She Reads Truth: Holding Tight to Permanent in a World That's Passing Away, by Rachael Myers and Amanda Williams. We'll meet in homes for eight to ten weeks – a perfect opportunity to gather with other ladies in a laid back atmosphere to discuss a hugely relatable book! Let our Women's Ministry office know if you have a group that would like to join in the fun, or if you're looking for a group to join! Contact Vickey Banks at banks@councilroad.org.

Senior Adult First Thursday Potluck
Bring your favorite potluck dish and join us for food, games, and fellowship on Thursday, June 1, at 6 p.m. in Room 100.

Student Services
Due to Super Summer, the student services on Wednesday, June 7, have been canceled. They will meet on Wednesday, June 14, during VBS week.

Camp Fundraiser Lunch
Join us for a summer camp fundraiser lunch on June 4 at 11:30 a.m. in Maroney Hall. We’re serving delicious grilled hamburgers, chips and brownies! All proceeds go to sponsor our children and student camps this summer.

Activities on June 14
Due to VBS, all activities on Wednesday, June 14, have been canceled except for students, choir, and 12-step classes. No meal will be served.

Midweek Service 
Come worship and study God’s word every Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. in the Chapel. This service is geared toward all ages. Your family is invited to enjoy a meal at 5 p.m. in Maroney Hall. This week, Michael McAfee will speak on 1 Kings 5-6.