For the Month of April

The Healthy Church
Pastor Rick has written a new book titled The Healthy Church which the new series is based upon. It is available in Books, etc. in the foyer for $10. He will show us the significant value of discipleship within the Body of Christ while walking through life together and how it leads to a healthy church.

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 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 Landry Franks if you have questions.

Midweek Service 
Our study on 1st Peter continues this Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. in the Chapel. Our teaching pastors rotate weekly to bring the message. Come and also enjoy a time of praise and worship.

Okie Motion Senior Adult Classes 
You are welcome to join us at the Okie Motion exercise classes in the Cube Auditorium every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9 a.m. Cost is $1 per class. Tai Chi classes take place 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 Daytime Bible Study 
We offer a senior adult daytime Bible study every Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Cube. Laddie Adams leads the study. Contact Claree Cox for more information.

First Thursday Potluck 
You are invited to bring your favorite dish and join us at our next potluck on Thursday, May 4, at 6 p.m. in Room 100. We fellowship with great friends, fun games, and good food.

Body Life Service
Our next Body Life Service is Sunday, May 7, at 6 p.m. in the Worship Center. We will observe the Lord’s Supper, have a time of praise and worship, and hear a report from our church council and pastor. We will also celebrate the fifth staff anniversaries of John Jensen and Cody Dunbar. A reception will follow the service in the foyer.

New Members’ Class Begins Sunday
The local church is where we discover our purpose, passion, and God's plan. Come discover how God is changing lives at Council Road, find out how to experience that first-hand and to become involved in all that is available for you! The "Start Here" class for newcomers will take place in Missions Cafe on April 23 and 30 at 9 a.m. Contact Micah White for more information.

Family Dedication
Have you added a new addition to your family recently? Our church would love to celebrate with you and covenant together to share the responsibility of providing Christian nurture to you and your child. As parents, you will be committing yourselves to bringing up your child in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. If you would like more information about this special milestone moment, contact Dondra Lonsdale at by April 24.

Gospel Music Night 
Special musical guest Charles Graham will be in concert on Sunday, April 23, at 6 p.m. in the Chapel. We will enjoy an evening of gospel music, then conclude in Maroney Hall with a cookie fellowship. Please let Claree Cox know if you can bring a dozen of your favorite homemade cookies!

Men’s Rewired Retreat 
Men join us April 28-29 at Falls Creek for a weekend of “Advanced Truth: Turning the World Upside Down.” Register for $80 at Click on Council Road to stay in our cabin. Activities include a BBQ showdown, CrossFit Fitness throwdown, 5K run, stunt bike demo, and trout fishing. CRBC’s Chris Allen is in charge of basketball, table tennis, and other competition games. Pastor Rick will be leading a breakout session on “Five Essentials for Spiritual Vitality.” Cody Bobay is leading a breakout session on “Living Every Day as a Special Forces Soldier for Jesus.” Contact John Jensen for more information.

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

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 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 May 13 in the Worship Center. It's time for men to gather for the sake of unity in Christ.

Home Group and Connection Group Intramural Sports 
Join us for intramural kickball this afternoon through Sunday, May 21. We will meet at the softball fields at NW 50th and Council Road at 3 p.m. Contact Chris Allen to sign up at

New Women's 12-Step Class
The new women's 12-Step Class will meet on a weekly basis on Wednesdays at 6:15 p.m. in Room 101C. It is a biblical program that helps overcome hurts, habits and hang-ups. Our next class begins May 3. For more information contact Sue Ellen Ferguson at

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. The sessions will be held on Wednesday evening from 6:15 - 7:30. Join us for this life-changing study. Contact Sue Ellen Ferguson at for information.

Celebrate Recovery
"Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is, his good, pleasing and perfect will” Romans12:2. 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

Foster/Adoptive Parent Resource Fair
DHS is hosting its first foster and adoptive parent resource fair at the Cube on Saturday, May 6, from 10 - 2. Invite your friends and family who could benefit! We are honored to partner with DHS to provide this great event for families. Contact Carisa Wilsie at with questions.

Senior Recognition Sunday
Senior Recognition Sunday is May 7! Contact Landry Franks or Kayla Franks for all of the details at or

Legacy Builders 
Men, join us every Tuesday morning from 6:30-7:15 a.m. in the Cube. Get up early and meet us to Get In, Get Strong, and Get Going with coffee, a group lesson, and a small group discussion! Contact John Jensen if you have questions.

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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 have re-launched our 2020 Giving Campaign to pay off our beautiful new facility upgrades. Give above and beyond your regular gift to help us pay off this debt by December 2020. Give in the bucket on Sundays, give at, 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

Kid's Camp at Crosstimbers 
Registration is now open for Kid's Camp for kids who have completed 3rd-5th grades. Join us July 10-13 for a fun and exciting week of learning about and experiencing missions hands-on. You will experience new challenges through fun camp activities such as archery, zip lining, learning biblical principles for worship, missions, evangelism, and life. Cost is $150 before June 1 and $175 after June 1. Visit to register.

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 Johnson at or 405.789.3175 or register at

April Caregiver Seminar
Join in a discussion with Wendy Mobley and Gaylene Turner on functioning as a caregiver. Wendy previously served as the leader of Mercy Hospital’s support group and has valuable information to offer. If you work, bring your lunch, and we will provide drinks and dessert. Meet us in Missions Café on Thursday, April 20 from 11:30 – 1. Contact Gaylene Turner at The May meeting will focus on "Shopping for a Hearing Aid." In June, Anna Farha from the State Department of Insurance, will address Medicare Fraud.