Now that AWANA is coming to an end for this program year, join us as we ZIP into learning the attributes of God through 'ZIP for Kids' interactive curriculum! Preschool through 5th grade students will enjoy interactive lessons, crafts, and activities each Sunday evening, 5:45-7:00 PM (just like the AWANA schedule), from May 26th -July 28th.
This summer we will be exploring the attributes of God through story, craft, and playtime from 10:00-11:00 AM each Wednesday morning in the KidZone Gym. Please register so we can plan accordingly. Registration will begin May 19 and close June 3, and there is no cost for this event.
Kids will discover that we are all part of the same race—the human race—and all part of the same family from Adam and Eve as they race from continent to continent uncovering clues and attempting challenges.
Go to... and register your preschool through 5th-grade children to run The Incredible Race! One Family, One Race, One Savior!
4th & 5th graders, join us for a Day at the Range at the Andy Dalton Shooting Range (located on the Bois D'Arc Conservation Area) on Tuesday, July 2. Students will meet at the church at 8 a.m. and return by 12:45 p.m. Registration is free and will be open from June 9 - June 27.
Mark your calendars and plan for an incredible weekend with energetic worship, practical preaching and crazy fun games and activities.
This weekend is often a life-changing time where many students make decisions for Christ, build strong relationships and grow closer in their walk with God.
This year the High School ministry gets the opportunity to partner with Pastor Jesse Webster and Sugar Camp Baptist Church as they replant in the heart of Mt. Vernon, IL. Our students will help Sugar Camp reach the area through VBS style backyard Bible clubs, prayer walking, gospel distribution. We hope to finish up the week with a block party. We will also participate in evening worship services of preaching, prayer, and praise.
Crossway senior adults will travel to rural Miller, MO and eat lunch at the Hangar Kafe, which overlooks an active airfield. We will leave from the church at 11:45 AM on the church shuttles and return by 5:00 PM. You can reserve a spot by contacting Karen Bisher at 865-7311. Reservation deadline is July 15 or whenever limited seating is filled. Cost of the lunch buffet is $14.99 per person.
The 2019 Beast Feast will be Friday, August 23, 2019 at 6:30 PM in the Student Center Gym. Crossway men and boys will enjoy great giveaways and a seafood feast. Special guest speakers will be Hall of Fame Pro Fisherman Jimmy Houston and Bob Reccord. Tickets are $20.00. Registration is open until August 5.
K-2nd Graders (2018-19 school year), join us for a lock-in Friday, June 14 (4:30 PM) - Saturday, June 15 (12:30 PM). This year's theme is "Glow with God!" Prov. 4:18. $40 registration includes food, activities, swimming (Westport Swimming Pool), and FUN! Limited to the first 40 that register.
As fathers, you are often your daughter's greatest hero and one of the greatest influences in their lives. On Sunday, June 9, we want to encourage you with a special father/daughter lunch in the Student Center Gym. We will begin at 12:30pm and you can expect the event to end around 2:00pm.
The cost is $5 per person and you can register online until May 30.
The Martins, winners of 8 Dove Awards, will be in concert Sunday night, June 2. Siblings, Joyce, Jonathan & Judy, have enjoyed countless radio hits and have performed across the United States. This will be a great night of worship.
*This is a FREE event and no tickets are required.
Kindergarten-5th-grade girls are invited to join us for a fun evening at Sac River Stables on Friday, May 24th. We will meet at the church at 5:30 PM and return at 9:15 PM. Cost is $25/girl, and the event is limited to the first 25 to sign up.
Join us for the AWANA Awards Ceremony on May 19 during the Sunday evening service as we celebrate the accomplishments of our students who participated in Puggles, Cubbies, Sparks, T & T, Journey, & Trek this year! Following the ceremony, there will be an ice cream social in the KidZone Gym to commemorate AWANA participants for the awards they received.
As mothers, you are often one of the greatest influences in your son’s life. On Sunday, May 5, we want to encourage you with a special mother/son lunch in the Student Center Gym. We will begin at 12:30pm and you can expect the event to end around 2:00pm.
The cost is $5 per person and you can register online until May 2.
Mobilizing the church to serve children in our community.
As followers of Jesus, we are called to care for and serve the fatherless and abused children in our community. Crossway is helping interested members connect with ministries and organizations who serve orphans and children in need. We pray God stirs your heart to catch His passion for the fatherless.
Crossway senior adults will have a weekend mission trip to Omaha, Nebraska to help Bro. Rick Lechner with the Omaha Freeway Ministry and church planter Bro. Angel Morales. We will leave Crossway on Friday, June 28 and return Sunday evening June 30. The trip's cost, travel schedule and projects will be discussed in an informational meeting on Sunday, April 28 in room A-3 after evening service.
The Crossway men’s golf fellowship will be Saturday, April 27 at Springfield’s Payne Stewart Golf Course. The four-man scramble will have a shotgun start at 9:30am. There will be four flights, with prizes awarded in each flight. At the end of play, lunch will be provided at the Betty Allison House. There will be contests and prizes throughout the round.
We will depart the church at 9am and head to Branson. We will spend the morning at the tracks, and then head to CiCi’s at 12:30pm for lunch. After lunch, we will return to the Tracks until 5pm. We will then load up and head back to Springfield. Please plan on picking up your student from the church at 6pm.
Families with kids from birth - 5th Grade can join us on Saturday, April 20 from 9am - 12pm for our Easter event! This is a come-and-go event where your family will experience activities that lift up the true meaning of Easter and enjoy snacks and an egg hunt! The event is free and sign-up is not required.
Our Parent-Child Dedication is held twice a year for parents that are members of Crossway with children under the age of two. There will be a special time of recognition during both the 9:30 and 11:00am worship services on Sunday, April 14 as an opportunity for you to dedicate yourselves to raise your child in a home centered on Jesus Christ.
The deadline to sign up for this event is Sunday, March 31.
As a church, we plan to distribute 40,000 New Testaments to our community and want you to be a part of this incredible project! Below are two opportunities for you to be involved as we work together for the same goal of sharing Jesus with people in the Springfield area.
Crossway Senior Adults will attend the Spring Jubilee in Branson, Missouri, April 8-10. The conference will feature the preaching of Dr. Johnny Hunt of FBC Woodstock, Georgia and Dr. Robert Jeffress of FBC, Dallas, Texas. Music will be provided by the Dixie Melody Boys, Dino, Karen Peck and New River, the Gaither Vocal Band and others.
The Crossway media team is hosting an open house Sunday, April 7 from 4:45-5:45pm. We will meet at 4:45 by the sound booth in the sanctuary for a tour of the production areas and to get hands-on experience operating equipment. Come see how this ministry utilizes technology to reach people with the Gospel in our church and all over the world.
The Annie Armstrong Easter Offering (AAEO) is the primary way we support mission efforts in North America. One hundred percent of gifts given to AAEO are used to support Southern Baptist missionaries serving across the United States and Canada.
This offering will be received during the month of April.
Preschool-aged children will travel the "narrow road" to discover a variety of activities as they cruise the church hallways and KidZone Gym. Families will need to bring a ride-on toy (not battery operated) such as a stroller, cozy coupe, small bike, scooter, etc.
Registration for this event is closed.
All 4th graders are invited to join us for pizza and bowling on Friday, February 22! Only $5 per student. We will meet in the KidZone Gym at 6pm to eat pizza, and then shuttle over to Chez Ami Lanes (formerly Lighthouse Lanes). Students can be picked up at the church at 8:30pm.