Convoy Of Hope Volunteer Opportunity
Apr
28
8:30 AM08:30

Convoy Of Hope Volunteer Opportunity

Crossway is supporting the community outreach by Convoy of Hope that will take place June 2. In preparation for this event, volunteers are needed to help distribute flyers to potential event guests.

Flyers will be distributed at 8:30am on April 28, May 12 and May 26. Location of north side distribution points will be sent to individuals/churches closer to the assigned dates.

 If you are willing to help at any or all of these dates, please sign up below.

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Senior Adult Banquet
May
5
5:00 PM17:00

Senior Adult Banquet

Come enjoy a great evening of delicious food, good friendship, and inspiring music Saturday, May 5 at 5pm in the Student Center Gym. The Mark Mathes Family will be our special guests.

There is no cost, but reservations are required. Complete the "Registration" portion on the bulletin insert and drop in the offering.

The registration deadline is Wednesday, April 25.

For any questions about this event, please contact the church office at 417-865-7311.

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Crossway Cares About Kids
May
6
9:00 AM09:00

Crossway Cares About Kids

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.

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Middle School Mother/Son Luncheon
May
6
12:30 PM12:30

Middle School Mother/Son Luncheon

We know time with your kids is important, and we want to support and encourage you as parents. That's why, on Sunday, May 6, we want to invite all moms of middle school boys along with their sons, to join us in the Student Center Gym for a special mother/son lunch. 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 at crosswaybc.org/middleschool until Wednesday, April 25.

For any questions about this event, contact Lisa Brown.

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Kidz Praize Musical
May
6
6:00 PM18:00

Kidz Praize Musical

Come along on this Biblically-inspired, won't-bend-won't-bow-won't burn Babylonian epic recounting the adventures of Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego! Through it all, "Danny and the Shacks" remind us about the powerful truth of God's Word and the importance of being obedient and faithful to His teachings.

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Middle School Branson Tracks
May
12
9:00 AM09:00

Middle School Branson Tracks

We will depart the church at 9:00 AM and head to Branson. We will spend the morning at the tracks, and then head to CiCi’s at 12:30 for lunch. After lunch, we will return to the Tracks until 5:00 PM. We will then load up and head back to Springfield. Please plan on picking up your student from the church at 6:00 PM.

The cost is $35, which includes the full day at the Tracks, lunch, and snacks on the way home. If your student would like to play arcade games or purchase snacks at the Tracks, they will need to bring their own spending cash.

Please visit Bransontracks.com for details on height requirements for their different go-karts. We will be going to Tracks 3 and 4.

Please email lisabrown@crosswaybc.org with any questions.

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Vacation Bible School Interest Meeting
May
20
7:00 PM19:00

Vacation Bible School Interest Meeting

Come and hear an overview of this year's Time Lab themed VBS and explore how you can be a part of helping our preschoolers discover Jesus from Eternity Past to Eternity Present!

For those interested in serving with the Elementary, the meeting will be held in the Music Suite. For those interested in serving with the Preschool, the meeting will be held in Room A12.

For any questions, you can contact Bryan Livingston (Children's Minister) or Shelly Wallin (Preschool Director).

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Middle School Father/Daughter Luncheon
Jun
3
12:30 PM12:30

Middle School Father/Daughter Luncheon

As fathers, you are often your daughter's greatest hero and one of the greatest influences in their lives. On Sunday, June 3, 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 Wednesday, May 23.

For any questions about this event, contact Lisa Brown.

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Vacation Bible School
Jun
25
to Jun 29

Vacation Bible School

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Are your kids ready to launch into hyperdrive this summer?

They won’t want to miss a minute at Time Lab, the most welcoming place around! At Time Lab, kids will discover Jesus from eternity past to eternity future as they enjoy songs, crafts, games, goodies, and dramas.

Event Details:
Monday, June 25 - Friday, June 29 / 6:00 - 8:30pm
For Ages 3 - Grade 5
Completely free!

Questions? Send Us A Message >

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Men's Fellowship Breakfast
Aug
18
8:00 AM08:00

Men's Fellowship Breakfast

We believe a strong church is a church that prays. Throughout the year we give the men of Crossway an opportunity to come together and spend time praying for our church and for each other.

We want to invite you to join a time of strengthening as you can share your prayer requests and lift up others in prayer. The cost is $3 and first time guests eat free.

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High School Snac Night
Apr
15
7:30 PM19:30

High School Snac Night

SNAC Night is an opportunity for high school students to come together for food, fun and games. There is no cost to attend and students are encouraged to bring a friend with them!

Students will make their way to the Student Center Gym following the evening service. Parents can expect this event to end at 9pm.

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Parent-Child Dedication
Apr
15
9:30 AM09:30

Parent-Child Dedication

Our Parent-Child Dedication is held twice a year for parents that are members of Crossway. There will be a special time of recognition during both the 9:30 and 11:00am worship services on Sunday, April 15 as an opportunity for you to dedicate yourselves to raise your child in a home centered on Jesus Christ.

Sign up for this event is closed. For any questions, contact Shelly Wallin at shellywallin@crosswaybc.org.

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Renown Conference
Apr
6
to Apr 7

Renown Conference

Renown is a conference specifically designed for college students, young professionals and young married couples. You will be challenged with messages designed to help you have a bigger picture of who God is and help you grow in your evangelistic effort.

Check-in starts at 5:30pm on Friday / Doors open at 6:00pm

Online registration is now closed. You may pay $10 at the registration table the day of the event.

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Domingo De Resurreccion
Apr
1
11:00 AM11:00

Domingo De Resurreccion

PAZ, PROPOSITO, DESCANZO, ESPERANZA, LIBERTAD...

ESAS SON LAS HISTORIAS DE LAS PERSONAS DESDE EL MINISTERIO CAMINO A LA CRUZ –CROSSWAY. NO IMPORTA LO QUE HAYA HECHO O PASADO EN TU VIDA, TU ERES BIENVENIDO EN EL MINISTERIO CAMINO A LA CRUZ –CROSSWAY

TE INVITAMOS A NUESTRA ACTIVIDAD ESPECIAL
DOMINGO 1RO, ABRIL, 11:00 AM

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Easter Weekend
Apr
1
8:00 AM08:00

Easter Weekend

Found In Jesus

Acceptance. Peace. Purpose. Rest. Hope. Freedom.

These are the stories of people from Crossway Baptist Church and what they’ve found through a relationship with Jesus. No matter who you are or what you’ve gone through, you are welcome at Crossway.

Join us for Easter and discover what you can find in Jesus.


Easter Weekend

Kids Event / Saturday, March 31 from 9am - 12pm
Worship Services / Sunday, April 1 at 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00am
Choir Concert / Sunday, April 1 at 6pm


Invite Someone To Join You

Pick up an invite card and use it as an opportunity to share your story and the gospel (cards are available in the front foyer of the church). You can also invite someone by sharing one of the pictures below on social media using the hashtag #FoundInJesus.

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KidZone Easter Event
Mar
31
9:00 AM09:00

KidZone Easter Event

Your kids will have a blast at this year’s KidZone Easter event!

Join us and experience a walk-through drama of the Easter story. Your family will also enjoy games, snacks and (of course), an egg hunt! 

This is a come and go event, so feel free to stop by at any time, however the last walk-through drama will begin at 10:40

Event Details:
Newborn - 5th Grade
Completely free!
Crossway Student Building

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On The Road Again
Mar
17
8:00 AM08:00

On The Road Again

Senior Adults are on the move again with a day trip to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas on Saturday, March 17. Departure will be at 8am from the back parking lot with arrival back at the church at 6pm. There is no cost for the museum but seniors will be responsible for their own meals.

Registration for this event is closed. For any questions, please contact the church office.

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Refuge Retreat
Mar
16
to Mar 17

Refuge Retreat

In the Old Testament, cities of refuge were setup for God’s people to seek and find shelter. In our world today, where are our students turning for Refuge? Our high school retreat will take place Friday/Saturday of spring break, March 16-17. The cost is $25 and includes food, lodging and an extreme adventure lows ropes course/team building challenges at School to the Nations in Ozark.

Students should arrive at the church at 6:30pm on Friday night and can be picked up at 2:30pm on Saturday afternoon.

The deadline to register is Wednesday, March 14.

For any questions about this event, contact Lisa Brown.

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Middle School Service Project
Mar
10
9:00 AM09:00

Middle School Service Project

This March, your middle school student has the opportunity to show Jesus through service at Grand Oak Mission. We'll be helping and working with this organization with any of the ministry needs they have (food storage and clothing sorting).

We will leave the church (South parking lot) at 9am on Saturday, March 10. We will return to the church around 3pm.

Following the service project at Grand Oak Mission, we will stop for lunch at a fast food restaurant. Students are responsible for bringing their own money for lunch (we recommend $10). Afterwards, we have a special scavenger hunt planned for your students!

Registration for this event is closed.

For any questions about this event, please contact Lisa Brown at lisabrown@crosswaybc.org and stay up-to-date with our Middle School Parent page on The City.

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Parents Night Out
Feb
9
6:00 PM18:00

Parents Night Out

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This event is for children aged birth-5th grade. The cost is $10 for the first child and $5 for each additional child (you can register up to four children online). Pizza, crafts, and fun will be provided for all participants.

Registration for this event is closed.

Event Schedule
5:45 - 6:00pm / Drop off in the KidZone Area
6:00 - 8:45pm / Your date night!
8:45 - 9:00pm / Pick up in the KidZone Area

For any questions, please contact Shelly Wallin at shellywallin@crosswaybc.org.

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Crossway Cruisers
Jan
27
10:00 AM10:00

Crossway Cruisers

Saturday, January 27 / 10:00-11:30am in the KidZone Gym

This is an event for preschool aged children where they will travel the "narrow road" to discover a variety of activities. Families will need to bring a ride-on toy (not battery operated) such as a stroller, cozy coupe, small bike, scooter, etc.

For any questions, please contact Shelly Wallin at shellywallin@crosswaybc.org.

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Ready Conference
Jan
26
to Jan 27

Ready Conference

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We are returning to KC for READY18 as well as a Tedashii concert at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The cost is $50/student and includes the conference, transportation, lunch on Saturday and lodging. Meal money is needed for students for dinner on Friday night and a pit stop break on our return trip home ($15-20 is recommended). There will also be resources and items available for sale at the conference.

This is an event for 7th - 12th grade. Students will need permission to leave school early in order for us to make it to the conference on time at Midwestern. 

We will depart from Crossway at 1pm on Friday, January 26 (Students need to eat lunch before they arrive at church). We will return to Crossway around 6:30pm on Saturday, January 27.

Registration for this event is closed. Questions? Contact Lisa Brown at lisabrown@crosswaybc.org.

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Encourage(Her): Detours
Jan
18
6:30 PM18:30

Encourage(Her): Detours

Detours can leave you feeling temporarily stalled and slowed down. Join us as we will be sharing biblical principles of how God will often take you from you where you are now to where He wants you to go. 

Join us for this night of encouragement and strengthening with other women! The cost is $5 per person and you can register up to four guests. There is no childcare for this event.

Registration for this event is closed.

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House of Bread Christmas Program
Dec
7
to Dec 10

House of Bread Christmas Program

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The Crossway Choir & Orchestra present the "House of Bread." It is a Christmas musical your family will love that shares the real focus and meaning of Christmas: the birth of Jesus.

Performances will be Thursday - Sunday evenings at 7pm. The event is completely free with childcare provided for children under the age of two.

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Upward Basketball & Cheer
Dec
2
9:00 AM09:00

Upward Basketball & Cheer

Upward is designed to build age appropriate character and skill development both on and off the court. Our desire is to use this recreational program to help teach students the message of the gospel and what it means to live a Christ-centered life.

Alternative Evaluation: December 2 between 9am - 12pm

For any questions about Upward Sports at Crossway, please contact Bryan Livingston at bryanlivingston@crosswaybc.org.

 

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Operation Christmas Child
Nov
12
8:00 AM08:00

Operation Christmas Child

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Operation Christmas Child is filling shoeboxes with fun items and sending them around the world so that children can learn about Jesus. Pick up your shopping list from the OCC table and return items to the table by Sunday, November 12.

Some important information for you to note as you begin "packing," there have been some changes made this year. The items Samaritan Purse is requesting we do not include in our shoeboxes are:

- Candy and toothpaste
- War-related items
- Seeds, chocolate or food
- Liquids or lotions
- Breakable items (such as snow globes or glass containers)
- Aerosol cans

The cost for shipping has increased to $9 per shoebox this year. 

Questions? Contact Deanna Crawford at deannacrawford@crosswaybc.org.

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Fall Festival
Oct
14
11:00 AM11:00

Fall Festival

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On Saturday, October 14th from 11am to 3pm, we will be hosting our annual Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat event! This is for families of children from birth to grade 5.

Join us for inflatables, games, food and candy! The event is completly free!

Questions about this event? Contact Bryan Livingston at bryanlivingston@crosswaybc.org.

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Middle School / Back To School Night
Sep
8
6:30 PM18:30

Middle School / Back To School Night

You’re invited to join us for our Middle School Back to School Night at Crossway Baptist Church. This event is completely free and will include food, activities, giveaways and special guest, Brent “The Stunt Guy.”

For grades 6-8 (17-18 School Year)
Begins at 6:30pm / Pick up at 9:15pm
Located in the Student Center Gym

For any questions, contact Lisa Brown at lisabrown@crosswaybc.org.

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Mocha Ministry
Sep
5
9:30 AM09:30

Mocha Ministry

Mocha (Mothers of Crossway Helping One Another) is a ministry designed to help moms of all ages and stages connect with each other. We do this by providing the opportunity for support, encouragement and fellowship through Christ centered discussion and interactions. We meet on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday morning of each month during the school year from 9:30 until 11:30.

The annual registration cost is $30 which includes childcare and all needed resources and materials. Our first meeting will be September 5th. The deadline to register is September 3.

For any questions about Mocha, please contact Shelly Wallin at shellywallin@crosswaybc.org.

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5th Grade Transition Class
Aug
6
12:15 PM12:15

5th Grade Transition Class

For Parents Of Incoming 6th Grade Students

There will be an informational meeting for students/parents of students entering 6th grade this fall. The meeting will take place on August 6 at 12:15pm in the Student Center Gym. The meeting will be led by the Minister of Middle School, Kevin Hayes, and should end around 1:30pm.

Important Details
Lunch will be provided.
Students and families are welcome to attend.
Childcare is not provided.
 

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"Steadfast" Middle School Retreat
Jul
28
to Jul 30

"Steadfast" Middle School Retreat

Registration for this event is closed.


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.

Event Information:
- For students who have completed 6th - 8th grade for the 16-17 school year.
- Shirt is included in registration cost.
- Departing from South Parking Lot on Friday, July 28 at 8am

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XFuge Mission Trip
Jul
16
to Jul 21

XFuge Mission Trip

High School Mission Trip

All high school students are welcome to join us for this year's mission trip, "The Convergence" hosted at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.

Students will have the opportunity to work, serve and share the gospel with people in the Louisville community. Our prayer is this trip will help embolden our students to confidentially share the gospel in their everyday lives and grow in a closer relationship with God.

The cost of the trip is $200 per student. We do require a deposit and notarized medical release form in order to secure your student's place on this trip (Need help notarizing? Contact Us)

Important Details:
$50 Deposit & Notiarized Medical Release Forms Due Sunday, June 4.
$75 Due By Sunday, June 18.
$75 Due By Sunday, July 9.

Depart: Sunday, July 16 at 2:30pm
Return: Friday, July 21 at 3:00pm


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Mission in the City
Jul
10
to Jul 14

Mission in the City

Mission in the City is an opportunity for middle school students (6-8 Grade) to serve the community of Springfield through service projects and gospel-outreach opportunities. We divide our students into adult led teams to work in different areas and projects throughout the week. As the time for the event gets closer, we will let you know where your student will be serving.

The week will conclude with a celebration on Friday at Incredible Pizza (please know, only students who participate in the entire week qualify for the Incredible Pizza celebration).

We are excited for how God is going to use our students to make an impact on our community! We are still working on finalizing all of the projects for the Mission in the City week. For updates, you can stay connected on the Middle School Parent Page on The City.

Important Information:
July 10-14 / 6:00-8:30pm
Cost is $20 per student
Various locations around Springfield

Registration for this event is closed.

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