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Once again, both CrossPoint Christian Child Care and Nursery School programs are participating in the GIANT A+ School Rewards Program. We can earn CASH through this exciting program each time you shop at a participating GIANT.  You can help! Fill in the Designation Card at your local participating GIANT or log on to to designate on-line. Each time you shop at a participating GIANT store using your BONUSCARD, you will earn CASH for our outreach ministries! Taking just a minute of your time to designate can make a huge difference to our school. We need your support! Please be sure to designate Child Care ID #01230 and/or Nursery School ID #02267 (Please note: you may choose up to two schools per household and you must register every September). Remember to encourage your friends and neighbors to do the same.
Thank you for your support!


Hi Exercise Enthusiasts!!! Well the kids are back in school, it’s getting darker earlier in the evening and there’s a “nip” in the air. Do you know what that means?? It’s aerobic time again!! Our low impact aerobic class will be starting on Tuesday, September 9th and run on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30–7:30 p.m. (through December 18th). The class is held @ Colonial Park in Brown Hall, the cost is $2.00 per class and it’s pay as you go. All money collected will be donated to worthy causes that are decided upon by the class. To participate you will need a signed consent (that will be available upon arrival) towel/mat, comfortable clothing & shoes, water and hand weights (which are optional). Come prepared to have a good time with fellow sisters in Christ (although men are welcome!) as we exercise for 50 minutes and have fellowship & prayer time for the last 10 minutes. Any questions you may have can be directed to Karin Shipe at 657-7694 or We would love to have you join us!

Steak-Out – God, Grub and Groups

Mark your calendar for September 14th and join your church for a special worship service to launch you into ministry. Then head out to our Colonial Park campus on Sunday evening (5:30-7:30 p.m.) for a free steak. Yes … FREE Steak! And a chance to learn about every ministry and LifeGroup at CrossPoint. Sign up on the Communication Card.
LifeGroups display at STEAK OUT – Step 2 of LifePoints (our Discipleship Plan) is to commit to a LifeGroup. Why? To get connected, grow in your faith, and interact with others on their faith journey, in a give-and-take relationship. If you are not in one, get introduced! Come and join the fun after dinner in Kids’Quest @Colonial Park. Plus, find out about our exciting mission project for October and November.
Parents at STEAK OUT—“Think Orange” means there is an amazing amount of help for parents to be their child’s spiritual leader! It is most stimulating, and we want to introduce you to all of the opportunities that go along with your child being in Kids’Quest!
Mission Groups at STEAK OUT—Many of the mission projects and groups will have a display. This is a great way to see where you may want to become involved, put extra money, or just be an informed CrossPointer.
Classes at STEAK OUT—LifePoint Classes, as well as Sunday morning classes @ Colonial Park will be represented in the tour after dinner.
Music Opportunities at STEAK OUT—What is available? Where can I be trained or fit in? Come find out!

Lifepoints Discipleship Plan

Step 1: Worship God consistently – corporately and personally.
Step 2: Join a LifeGroup (to get/give prayer support, get/give encouragement, discover the life application of the Word).
Step 3: Christian Education: participating in short-term classes to enhance a particular area of your life, or fulfill a need in your personal spiritual growth.

Study of John
Sundays, beginning September 21, 10:40 a.m. @ Rutherford for 5 weeks; led by John Nicholas



A new member class and Confirmation Class (for students in 6th-8th grade) will begin on Sunday, September 21st at Colonial Park. Both classes will join the church on Sunday, November 23rd.

A new member class will also be held at South Hanover beginning on Sunday, September 21st.

Watch the Worship Folder for more details .

Financial Peace University – by Dave Ramsey

FPU is about a return to God’s way of handling money but in a practical, step by step, game plan showing you exactly how to do it. This is a 9-week video program on how to pay off debt, save for the future and give like never before. The class is $95 per single/couple and that includes all
registration materials; scholarships are available, contact Pastor Jen ( or 717-545-1911, ext. *218). Class Preview will be offered on September 17th. Class begins on September 24th. 6:30 p.m. and runs for 9 consecutive Wednesday evenings @ Colonial Park. Please sign up on the Communication Card.


Making lunch for our Food Pantry Friends: Saturday, October 18th – we need your help!
Reveal Date: Saturday, November 15th – Put it on your calendar!


Bring the kids and your appetite for the 2nd Annual Apple Festival @ Colonial Park, Saturday, October 18th from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Carnival games with prizes for the kids and live music from our own CrossPoint bands. It will be even bigger than last year!
Lots to eat: Chicken Corn Soup, Hamburgers, Hotdogs, donated baked goods, apple dumplings. More whole pies and cakes will be available to take home. It will be a great way to spend a Fall day.
New this year will be spaces for up to 20 vendors selling crafts and other gifts. We are accepting applications from vendors, with a priority given to church members. The cost is $30 for a space ($25 for church members).
To apply to be a vendor, to volunteer, or to donate baked goods, complete the form in your worship folder or email Pam at If you can help, please be at a gathering on Tuesday, September 9th, 6:30 p.m. @ Colonial Park in Room 207.

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