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 NEW AROUND THESE PARTS? 

 
Here’s what you can expect to find during your first visit to the CrossRoads!
 
A FRIENDLY AND CASUAL SERVICE: Here at the CrossRoads, we’ll make sure the first face you see when you arrive has a smile on it. Whether you need childcare or are looking for a cup of coffee, a greeter will be close by to help you with what you need.
 
And don’t worry about what to wear. We’re more concerned with meeting your real life needs than with what you wear.  So, dress casually and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of our services.  You’ll enjoy our live band and the modern music.  And the practical messages by our pastor, Rich Chasse, will help you deal with real life issues.  We’ll even give you a handy outline with a place for taking notes.  What you learn on Sunday, you’ll be able to use during the week!
A SAFE PLACE FOR LITTLE ONES: Our nursery and toddler ministry provides a safe and loving environment for children, birth through three years of age.  The care providers, who all have been given appropriate background checks, give special attention to each child who is entrusted to them during the worship services.  The loving care and attention provided helps your children feel that church is a happy place where they are made to feel loved and secure.
 
A FUN PLACE FOR KIDS: Every Sunday when your kids arrive, they’ll be welcomed to a friendly and fun place where they’ll learn more about God’s love and His plan for their lives.  Through interactive teaching, small group discussion, games, crafts, and even the snack time — kids have a great time learning to apply biblical truths to their lives.
 
Come check us out — Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m.!

  OUR CURRENT SERMON SERIES  

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Prayer is just talking to God . . . right?  Well maybe prayer is more than just us “talking.”  Maybe it’s more than just us trying to convince God to give us what we want.  In this series, we’ll unpack Jesus’ prayers to discover that just maybe you’re doing it wrong!  Come check us out the CrossRoads — our Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:00 a.m.

  LISTEN TO SERMONS BY DATE  


Nov 27, 2016
In The Garden
Week Two of "Prayer: Just Maybe You're Doing It Wrong"
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  • Nov 27, 2016In The Garden
    Nov 27, 2016
    In The Garden
    Week Two of "Prayer: Just Maybe You're Doing It Wrong"
  • Nov 20, 2016Teach Us To Pray
    Nov 20, 2016
    Teach Us To Pray
    Week One of "Prayer: Just Maybe You're Doing It Wrong"
  • Nov 13, 2016Learning To Pray Differently
    Nov 13, 2016
    Learning To Pray Differently
    Week Eight of "Know God. Know Love."
  • Nov 6, 2016Dispensing God’s Grace
    Nov 6, 2016
    Dispensing God’s Grace
    Week Seven of "Know God. Know Love."
  • Oct 30, 2016All In The Family
    Oct 30, 2016
    All In The Family
    Week Six of "Know God. Know Love."
  • Oct 23, 2016Utterly And Totally
    Oct 23, 2016
    Utterly And Totally
    Week Five of "Know God. Know Love."
  • Oct 16, 2016That You May Know Him
    Oct 16, 2016
    That You May Know Him
    Week Four of "Know God. Know Love."
  • Oct 9, 2016That’s One Long Sentence
    Oct 9, 2016
    That’s One Long Sentence
    Week Three of "Know God. Know Love."
  • Oct 2, 2016Strangers In A Strange Land
    Oct 2, 2016
    Strangers In A Strange Land
    Sunday, October 2, 2016
  • Sep 25, 2016The Deep End Of The Pool
    Sep 25, 2016
    The Deep End Of The Pool
    Week Two of "Know God. Know Love."

 UPCOMING EVENTS 

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It’s time for our annual Thanksgiving Dinner as we gather to enjoy a great meal and fellowship on Sunday, November 20 at 5:00 p.m. This is a wonderful opportunity to gather to share in God’s bounty, spend an evening with your church family and give thanks to the Lord for His provision. The church will provide the turkeys and we ask you to sign-up to bring a side dish and/or dessert to share. The sign-up sheet is on the Information Counter in the church foyer. Invite your whole family — everyone is welcome!
 
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Our “Bible Study for Life” adult Bible class this Fall is in the book of Second Corinthians. This study is filled with great instruction for new believers and for seasoned Christians alike. Bring to class a Bible and a thirst for understanding and applying the truths of God’s Word. Weekly worksheets are provided. The class, taught by Pastor Rich, meets on Monday evenings in the auditorium from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. You’re invited to come join us — give it a try, we dare you!
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 MEET OUR PASTORS

ChurchPhotoRichRich Chasse  — Lead/Teaching Pastor
 
Rich Chasse is the Lead Pastor and is the main teacher here at the CrossRoads. Rich is originally from Ohio (yes, that means he’s a Buckeye) and attended Cedarville University and Dallas Theological Seminary. Rich has been in the ministry since 1991 and has been at CrossRoads Church since 1999. Rich and his wife, Sherie (also a Cedarville graduate), have three children — two daughters, both in college, and one son, a high school student. 
ChurchPhotoTomTom Noteware   Associate Pastor of Worship
 
Tom Noteware leads the Worship Ministry and our Life Groups Ministry here at the CrossRoads. Tom is an accomplished musician and has been a favorite at our outdoor concerts, patriotic events, and at our annual “Behold the Lamb of God” Christmas concert. Tom has also written a number of songs and has produced his first CD, entitled, “Now That You Know” and it can be purchased on Amazon and CD Baby (also available on iTunes). Tom and his wife, Lisa, reside in Branch, Michigan, where they homeschool their three daughters.

  ARTICLES & BLOG POSTS  

3 Soul-Settling Scriptures for When Your Heart Is Troubled

I want to walk in faith.  And not worry so much.

To be unshaken by my present circumstances and undaunted by today’s challenges.

And yet here I find myself troubled in spirit and unsettled in my soul.


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5 Things Happy Couples Do Well

Things are going well, but we’re more like business partners than husband and wife. We keep it together but it’s like we’re hardly even friends anymore.

Life can turn into a grind, even for a great marriage.

Our fast-paced lives are perfectly capable of edging out every good intention we used to have.


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When Someone’s Missing from Church

With the summer months comes lots of activities, travel, vacations and more.  As the pastor of a congregation where many families love to camp, travel, and just enjoy the outdoors, I have learned to not get stressed out over the idea that people will often be gone during the summer months.  There are many benefits for family, and relationships in general, when people have the opportunity to get away and spend quality time together.  

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 GET CONNECTED IN MINISTRY 

 
Higher & Under Ground
Youth Ministry

Higher Ground is for students in High School. Under Ground is for Middle School students. There’s food, games, music, and a Bible lesson. Our youth group meets on Sunday evenings from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. from September through May. Special events are planned during summer months. Joe & Staci Wood, our youth group leaders, along with Rich & Sherie Chasse, head this ministry.

Life Groups
 
Life Groups at the CrossRoads are friendly, casual groups of adults who connect with others to grow in their faith and schedule in some good times too — without feeling like you’ve signed up for a lifetime commitment.  Most group’s Bible studies are based on the topics covered during the previous Sunday’s sermon.  We have groups meeting on different days, in different locations, and at different times (most groups take the Summer off).  Another Life Group option is our CrossRoads “Bible Study for Life,” taught by Pastor Rich, on Monday evenings during the school year. So checkout a Life Group and get plugged into a time of growth and fellowship!
 
Contact Pastor Tom or Rich or call the office at 757-2857 for details about what groups are available or about starting a new group. 
CrossRoads Kids
 
After our time of worship in song, we offer Quest Kids Children’s Church, which is a great program for kids! It meets downstairs and is for kids K-5th grade. Children are dismissed for Quest Kids after our time of singing and before the sermon in our worship service.
 
Our preschool (for kids age 3 through pre-K) program is held during the entire worship service and is located downstairs.  We also offer a great nursery for babies and toddlers located downstairs which are available during the whole service.
Worship Ministry
 
Our worship ministry is led by Tom Noteware.
Practices are usually held on Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m.
 
If you’d like to get involved, contact Tom or the church office.
 

 OUR STRATEGY — IN A NUTSHELL  

GatherGrowGoOur goal is to be a body of believers committed to worshiping and serving Jesus Christ.  We believe that a relationship with Jesus Christ gives our lives new direction, purpose, and meaning.  Jesus said, “I have come in order that you might have life — life in all its fullness.” That’s what the people of the CrossRoads have found to be true
 
Here at the CrossRoads, our strategy for your spiritual growth is simple – just focus on three things – Gather , Grow & Go!  
That’s it.  If you would commit to these three simple steps, we believe you will find yourself well on the way to an ever growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
 
As CrossRoads Church grows, it is our desire to see that we keep that family atmosphere we all love and appreciate.  You’re invited to be a part of the blessings of God in the life of our church.
 
Click on the links located under the “About” tab at the top of this page to find information about our beliefs, church membership, and baptism.

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 HERE’S WHERE YOU’LL FIND US 

CrossRoads Church
1463 East U.S. 10
Scottville, MI 49454
Phone: 231-757-2857
Email: crossroads.office@sbcglobal.net
 
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