For the Month of January

Start Here Class 
Come learn firsthand how God is changing lives at Council Road and how you can become involved in all that is available for you here. Join us on January 21 at 10:15 in the Missions Café’. For more information, contact Clint Chamberlain or Jason Arnold.

The Biggest Weekend of Your Life
Big Weekend is January 26-28! Drew Worsham will be teaching and melting our minds with some pretty sweet illusions, Cody Dunbar is back and ready to rock as Friday night will be a night that goes down in Big Weekend History! Not only will it be exciting and mind-blowing, but it will also be a weekend where the Lord will meet you. This could be the weekend that changes your destiny, so sign up today at www.councilroad.org/BW. The deadline is January 21. Cost is $25.

Ash Wednesday Service 
Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent. This is a time of preparation for Easter as we reflect on the sacrifice Christ made for us on the cross. Please join us on Wednesday, February 14, at 6 p.m. in the Worship Center as we begin this meaningful service which includes worship, video, message and Lord’s Supper.

The Word Alive Conference
Ladies, do you want to experience Scripture with elements that will help you see, taste, hear, and touch the Holy Land without ever leaving the country? How about worship with Ellie Holcomb? Come develop a genuine passion to study and apply the Bible to your current circumstances. Connect more deeply to God as you read his word with more understanding while sensing the Lord speaking personally to you. Women from all over Oklahoma will gather on March 23-24 at Crossings Church to experience The Word Alive with guest speaker Lysa TerKeurst for an immersive, hands-on journey into God’s word. We begin Friday at 5:30 p.m. and conclude Saturday at 12:30 p.m. Registration information for the CRBC group will be available soon.

Thursday Morning Ladies’ Bible Study
Join us January 11 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 200 as we begin our spring study on All Things New, an in-depth study of 2 Corinthians. It will be facilitated by Vickey Banks and Heather McAnear. Cost is $13, and childcare is $10/per child with a $20 maximum charge. Discover how God can use you no matter your cultural setting, learn how your suffering can help you comfort others, gain wisdom for relationships, and strengthen your church and community, leave your old self behind as you celebrate the new life of a believer, and understand God’s ways that will set you free. Sign up online today at either councilroadwomen.org/calendar or councilroad.org. You may also register in person on Sundays at the Women's Ministry Kiosk in the foyer.

Women’s Sunday Brunch 
Please join us for Share the Love, a special Sunday Brunch on February 4 at noon in Maroney Hall. Cost is $7. Great food and good conversation are on the menu, but you must pre-register by Sunday, January 21! Register at www.councilroadwomen.org or at the Women's Ministry Kiosk by January 21. Come share the love!

First Thursday Potluck and Game Night 
Our next potluck will be February 1 at 6 p.m. in Room 100. Come enjoy fun, fellowship, great fool and games. Contact Claree Cox.

DHS Adoption Event
The CRBC Foster Care and Adoption Ministry is partnering with the DHS Adoption Event on February 24. This is the day that children who are eligible for adoption will meet families who are already approved to adopt. We need monetary donations to cover the cost of gift cards and backpacks that we will give away to approximately 100 waiting children. We have ordered the bags so we are only asking for monetary donations. Blankets donated from Hands for Mission and other church members will also be placed in the bags. Contact Carisa Wilsie at wilsie@councilroad.org to volunteer.

Wednesday Evening Ladies’ Bible Study
All ladies are welcome to join us as we study Discerning the Voice of God by Priscilla Shirer (newly updated!) Our facilitator is Robbie Shook. Through seven sessions, we will discover the root to clear and daily communication with God, learn how surrender unlocks His many blessings, centers us in His will, and helps us discern His voice in everyday life. We begin January 10 at 6:15 p.m. in Room 203. Sign up online at either councilroadwomen.org/calendar or councilroad.org. You may also register on Sundays at the Women's Ministry Kiosk in the foyer.

Body Life Service
Join us on Sunday, February 11, at 6 p.m., for our next Body Life Service. We will hear an update on the latest church ministries, budget, and observe the Lord’s Supper. Stay afterward for a time of fellowship.

Ken Ham to Speak at CRBC 
Apologist Ken Ham will speak Sunday morning and Sunday night, March 4, on how Christians can engage others with the Gospel and controversial issues such as race, modern science and evolution by discussing the book of Genesis. Childcare is provided for the evening service for ages five and under.

Potluck Thursdays 
Our next meeting will be February 1 at 6 p.m. in Room 100. Bring your favorite dish and enjoy games and fellowship!

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 
We are in the process of paying off the 2020 campaign, which are the funds used 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.

Groups Leadership Summit 
It’s time for all leaders (home groups, connection groups and others) from young adults through senior adults to gather in one place for an incredible morning! You cannot miss this summit which will be held on Saturday, January 20, in the Chapel. We begin at 8:30 a.m. with coffee and donuts, then the Summit begins at 9 a.m. and will conclude by noon. This will be a great chance to equip, unify and encourage each other as we learn and laugh together! Contact Micah White if you have questions.

Classic Choir Rehearsals 
The Classic Choir leads worship every Sunday at 9 a.m. If you love to sing, come to our Wednesday rehearsals at 5:45 p.m. in the Arts Suite located directly behind the Worship Center stage. Norman Behymer leads as we rehearse. For more information, contact Norman at Behymer@councilroad.org or Hester Fulton at hesterfulton@gmail.com.

Legacy Builders 
This is a cool group for men interested in Bible study. Our next twelve-week semester starts on January 9. We meet from 6:30-7:15 a.m. on Tuesday mornings. Contact John Jensen at jjensen@councilroad.org if you want more information.

Okie Motion Senior Adult Exercise Class and Tai Chi Class
Okie Motion exercise classes take place in the Cube Auditorium every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9 a.m. Cost is $1 per class. We also offer Tai Chi classes 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.

Senior Adult Cube Daytime Bible Study
Our Bible study meets every Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Cube. Dr. Stan Lightfoot leads. Come and enjoy hearing God’s word together. Contact Claree Cox for information.

Foster/Adoption Support Group
We are currently in a series titled Rooted: Gospel Driven Parenting for Struggling Parents. Join us any time 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. Contact Carisa Wilsie at wilsie@councilroad.org.

DivorceCare
DivorceCare features dynamic video seminars with renowned experts on divorce and recovering. Find help, discover hope, and experience healing each Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. in Room 204. 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 for more information.

Celebrate Recovery 
People in Celebrate Recovery want to encourage fellowship and to celebrate God's healing power in our lives as we work our way along the road to recovery. We are changed as we share our experiences, strengths and hopes with one another. In addition, we become willing to accept God's grace and forgiveness in solving life's problems. Join us every Friday night at 5:45 in Maroney Hall for dinner. We then enjoy a large group praise time with testimony before moving to small groups, then a fellowship and dessert time. Childcare is provided. Contact Sue Ellen Ferguson.

Food Pantry 
We need food pantry donations. You may give by texting the word "FOOD" with your dollar amount to 652.0607 or write a check to CRBC with "food pantry" in the memo line.