Happy paper family on dark vintage with heart from spring flowers
Operation Christmas Child
It’s that time! Grab a shoebox, fill it with fun toys, clothes and school supplies and bless a child this Christmas. For more info on box packing options and items to avoid, click here. Boxes are due back to church by Sunday, November 17.
Please join our CARE Team as we partner with Willowbrook Food Pantry to provide a Thanksgiving meal to those in need in our community. There are a couple of ways you can get involved. First, pick up a tag or two in the lobby and then return those items on Sunday, November 24th. You can also help us assemble the boxes from 1:00 -2:00 on that day! This is a great way to get your entire family involved in serving others this holiday season.
Christmas Choir Ensemble
An all-ages inter-generational choir ensemble is forming for a performance on Sunday, December 15. You are invited to participate starting with our first rehearsal on Sunday, November 17 after the second service. No auditions are required. Wonderful music has been selected and we’ve prepared a booklet of the songs to keep for home study. Click here to find out more and sign up!
At Motherhood Together, we rally alongside moms of young children with love, encouragement, and support. Join us to share stories, food, interests, and teachings as we tackle this thing called motherhood… together. Every 2nd Monday from 9:00 to 10:30am. Childcare is provided and there is no cost.
GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. If you are grieving the death of a loved one or know someone who is, please join us. The GriefShare group will be held on Tuesdays from 7:00-8:30 PM beginning September 17 upstairs in the church. Click here to register.
Women’s Christmas Dessert – Oh the Wonder
This is one of our most treasured events! Come for a beautiful night away from the noise of the holiday season as we bring the purity of our Savior into the spotlight! Simplify the season by creating a thoughtful DIY craft you can take home and replicate as gifts to your friends and family. We’ll have a presentation of the meaning of Christmas, caroling and even treasured family dessert recipes from our Countryside women to enjoy! This is a perfect event to bring your girlfriends to. Dec. 8th at 7pm at the church. And it’s free! Click here to register.
Men’s Bible Study – David
Join us for our next men’s bible study that reveals the secret of David’s success and the reason for his many failures. We’ll learn how this weak Israelite king points us to the ultimate king. We have three 1-hour sessions to choose from. Wednesday mornings at 6:00 am, Thursday evenings at 5:45 pm, or Saturdays mornings at 7:00 am. This study begins the week of Nov. 20th. Click here to register.
Adoption & Foster Care Parent Support Group
Adoption & Foster Care Parent Connection is a safe place to share, learn from, and pray for one another. We meet monthly during the school year. The group is led by Rhonda Andrews, LCSW and TBRI Practitioner. Rhonda facilitates the discussions from a Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) perspective. Qualified childcare is available at no charge. Click here to find out more and register.
Home Bible Study Groups
If you’re a Christian and have some experience with small groups meeting in a home, you are welcome to join an established Countryside home group or become a member of a newly forming group. Newly forming groups will begin with a new 9-week series called The Gospel-Centered Community. Home groups meet at various times during the week. Click here to register and one of our Home Group leaders will contact you.
This Fall we are offering a 12-week class on our Core Beliefs taught by Pastor Peter Kozushko, Pastor Troy Duppenthaler, and Callan Crossland. This class is ideal for mature Christians who are new to Countryside or members who want to delve deeper into the doctrines we believe are clearly taught in the Bible and are crucial to practical Christian living. We will explain and discuss one Core Belief Statement each session. The class will run Sunday mornings from 8-9 AM in the youth room starting Oct. 6th. Click here to register.
Israel Tour with John Dickson
It looks like our April, 2020 Israel Trip is SOLD OUT! We’re already looking at the best time to plan the next one! If you would like to find out more about the current trip, you can click here for cost and itinerary.