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Jubilee/CrossPoint, Seattle, WA

Thursday, 20 December 2012

Give Thanks : I’m thankful for completing our ten week series of meetings in our home. We were able to share the Gospel with new people every week, (although many only came back once or twice). I am also thankful … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

All Souls Presbyterian Church, West Seattle, WA

Friday, 14 December 2012

Give Thanks : We’re very thankful for a great Thanksgiving this year—we had 30 or so over for dinner, mostly from All Souls, lots of people who otherwise had no place to go and lots of fun was had. Trust … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Friday, 14 December 2012

Give Thanks : Our oldest son, Ransom, started Kindergarten this fall as a public school in our neighborhood. It is a Title-1, high-poverty, dual-language (Spanish-English) school. It has been delightful getting to know faculty, staff, and parents of other students. … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Church Bellingham, WA

Friday, 14 December 2012

Give Thanks : I am thankful for my wife. God has equipped her abundantly and she is such an amazing support and encouragement to me. I am thankful for the new leaders the Lord has brought to our church who … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

All Souls Presbyterian Church, West Seattle, WA

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Give Thanks: Thankful for growth and excitement within the congregation about what God is doing to build our church and grow our relationships within. Trust God: The church feels like it’s changing-lots of new people. What, if any, are changes … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Thursday, 15 November 2012

Give Thanks: One of our home groups has been pretty successful in attracting people from outside the church. We’ve had a couple young families visit/join us lately. Kids and adults are both having a great time with the new Sunday … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Jubilee/CrossPoint, Seattle, WA

Thursday, 15 November 2012

Give Thanks: Thankful for the folks showing up at our Jubilee community meetings. We finished the 10 week course with a wonderful balance of believers and non-believers, a nice diversity of different churches represented and various ethnicities coming that reflects … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Federal Way, WA

Thursday, 15 November 2012

Give Thanks: Thankful for wise counsel and the encouragement of others. Prayer Requests: Please pray for us to rest in God’s direction and leading, knowing that this is His work and that He is able to guide and form it … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Federal Way, WA

Monday, 5 November 2012

Give Thanks: Thankful for God’s provision financially. Thankful for provision of new networking leaders. Trust God: We need strong committed believers who want to join us in planting a church here in Federal Way. Prayer Requests: Please pray the Lord … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

All Souls Presbyterian Church, West Seattle, WA

Thursday, 18 October 2012

Give Thanks: We’re thankful for the many new faces that enter the gray this time of year. Exciting and encouraging. Trust God: Rachel and I spread very thin right now-so many plates spinning at once. We are trying to get … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Church Bellingham, WA

Thursday, 18 October 2012

Give Thanks: I am thankful for the 10 home groups we have going this fall. We have high participation in these groups. I am excited to see new leaders stepping up and serving Trust God: Our church is transitioning from … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Jubilee/CrossPoint, Seattle, WA

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Give Thanks: I am thankful for my wife and kids. It is a joy to be with my wife in helping her with this past month’s Sickle Cell Walk. Since July we have had heartache after heartache, but the Lord … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Give Thanks: We’ve had two young families visit lately and it looks like they’re sticking around. We started Home Groups, discussing Keller’s book on marriage; meetings have been well-attended and well-received. Our Deacon nominee and others are organizing some mercy … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

CrossPoint/Jubilee, Seattle, WA

Saturday, 25 August 2012

Church Planter: Jason and Foxy Davison Give Thanks: I am very thankful that as we move towards the beginning of a launch team that a few strong committed believers are meeting with my family and I on a weekly basis. … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Federal Way, WA

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Church Planter: Doug and Lori Kothe Give Thanks : As we look back on living in Federal Way for a year and all the people we have had the chance to meet, we are thankful for the connections the Lord … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Church Bellingham, WA

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Church Planter: Nate and Shannon Walker Give Thanks: I am thankful that this is the first summer I could take a vacation and really feel like the church was fine without me. I am thankful for the elders and those … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Church Planter: Eric and Jerilee Costa Give Thanks: Two of our elder nominees continue to impress me with their love for the congregation and willingness to engage in difficult ministries. We had a great time at our officer nominee retreat … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

All Souls West Seattle, WA

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Church Planter: Andy and Rachel Pelander Give Thanks: Thankful for some time away-3 Sundays off. Thankful to Michael Kelly and Luke Morton for helping make this happen. Thankful that worship can carry on “just fine” in our absence. Trust God … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Friday, 20 July 2012

Church Planter: Eric and Jerilee Costa Give Thanks: We had new members join our congregation. One boy was baptized upon profession of faith. Our officer nominees are showing their quality through the training process. Our people are getting involved in … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Hope Presbyterian Church, Portland, OR

Friday, 20 July 2012

Church Planter: Pat and Ashley Roach Give Thanks: We are thankful for the arrival of the Joines as they prepare over the next year to plant in Corvallis. We are moving to particularization and look forward to the next stages … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Church, Bellingham, WA

Friday, 20 July 2012

Church Planter: Nate and Shannon Walker Give Thanks: When we particularized one of the first issues that came up for our session was being more careful to have people in the church baptized before they came to the Lord’s table. … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Redmond Redeemer (Internship) Federal Way, WA

Friday, 20 July 2012

Church Planter: Doug and Lori Kothe Give Thanks: New connections which the Lord has provided. Trust God: Ongoing need to connect with believers who are interested in something more than attending a church, but who see themselves as an integral … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Network Prayer Requests

Monday, 16 July 2012

Emerging Projects: Over the next four to six months the Network will make important decisions about projects in three communities and, more importantly the planters and their families who might serve there. The locations that are under consideration are Bend … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

CrossPoint/Jubilee Church, Seattle, WA

Monday, 4 June 2012

Church Planter: Jason and Foxy Davison Give Thanks: Well, I praise God that our goals to reach the de-churched community of color in this area is panning out. The Lord has blessed my wife and I to be witness of … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Redmond Redeemer (Internship) Federal Way, WA

Friday, 1 June 2012

Church Planter: Doug and Lori Kothe Give Thanks: God has been answering some very specific prayers about getting to spend time with certain people. God has given us connections with a diverse group of people who ar different than us … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Hope Presbyterian Church, Portland, OR

Friday, 1 June 2012

Church Planters: Pat and Ashley Roach Give Thanks : Thankful for continued and surprising financial stability. For new members and their zeal to service. Continued progress of our Elder candidates. Thankful for and looking forward to Greg and Dolly Joines … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

All Soul’s Presbyterian Church, West Seattle, WA

Friday, 1 June 2012

Church Planters: Andy and Rachel Pelander Give Thanks : Rachel and I had a great get away to the Planter’s Retreat in Florida. We enjoyed the time away, just the two of us. The host church, Spanish River, were so … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Church, Bellingham, WA

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Church Planter: Nate and Shannon Walker Give Thanks: We baptized a single mom this month who came to faith in our church. It was tremendous for us as a church to hear about Gods pursuing her and showing his faithfulness. … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

CrossPoint Churches, Jubilee, Central District, WA

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Church Planters: Jason and Foxy Davison Give Thanks: I am thankful that the Lord has blessed us with a very promising beginning to building a core group for Jubilee. Within a week of our May session meeting two families and … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Monday, 7 May 2012

Church Planters: Eric and Jerilee Costa Give Thanks: Many in the congregation are very generous and caring; our missionaries in Taiwan had to make an emergency home visit to care for a parent with cancer, and our people offered substantial … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Hope Presbyterian Church, Portland, OR

Monday, 16 April 2012

Church Planters: Pat and Ashley Roach Give Thanks: Thankful for the renewed energy in and for prayer. We have been meeting as a congregation for regular prayer meetings on Sunday evenings. Very lightly attended but rich. Trust God: Conversations with … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Church, Bellingham, WA

Monday, 16 April 2012

Church Planters: Nate and Shannon Walker Give Thanks: I am thankful for our elders. They are a tremendous blessing to me and are giving themselves to this work. I have had to ask a lot of them. I am thankful … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Redmond Redeemer (Internship) Federal Way, WA

Monday, 16 April 2012

Church Planters: Doug and Lori Kothe Give Thanks: Thankful for God’s provision, for the way he has answered prayer-providing financially, providing peace in the midst of various circumstances, and thankful how he continues to grow our connections in Federal Way. … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

All Soul’s Presbyterian Church, West Seattle, WA

Monday, 16 April 2012

Church Planters: Andy and Rachel Pelander Give Thanks: Easter was the most fun we have had in worship so far as a church. There were many voices singing. Funny things, we didn’t have many new faces. It was simply a … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

CrossPoint Churches, Central District, WA

Monday, 16 April 2012

Church Planters: Jason and Foxy Davison Give Thanks: I am thankful for my wife and children. They are my primary ministry and joy of my life. Jason enjoys being a husband and father and learning the importance of cherishing them, … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Saturday, 7 April 2012

Church Planters: Eric and Jerilee Costa Give Thanks: I’ve recently received warm personal/pastoral care from two of our elder nominees. It’s encouraging to work with such wise and gracious men. Our officer training has produced fruitful discussions (we’re currently using … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

All Soul’s Presbyterian Church, West Seattle, WA

Saturday, 10 March 2012

Church Planters: Andy and Rachel Pelander Give Thanks: We’re thankful for some key relationships with developing leaders, and also for some newer families that have jumped in, are investing, and understand and value church life. One new couple in particular … to continue reading

Posted by admin

 

Hope Presbyterian Church, Portland, OR

Saturday, 10 March 2012

Church Planters: Pat and Ashley Roach Give Thanks: There are several folks (Ken, Troy, Ben, etc.) who have been growing into roles of leadership/shepherding. Trust God: Not looking forward to several good involved members moving away this summer. The elder … to continue reading

Posted by admin

 

Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Saturday, 10 March 2012

Church Planters: Eric and Jerilee Costa Give Thanks: Officer nominations went well. Good men were nominated to both offices. Looking forward to training, which starts in March. We just started a weekly pub night, which went well. Folks invited friends … to continue reading

Posted by admin

 

Redmond Redeemer (Internship), Federal Way, WA

Saturday, 10 March 2012

Church Planters: Doug and Lori Kothe Give Thanks: I have the chance to connect with two Christian men in the area who are helping me to network and meet others. We continue to build on the relationships we already have. … to continue reading

Posted by admin

 

Christ Church, Bellingham, WA

Saturday, 10 March 2012

Church Planters: Nate and Shannon Walker Give Thanks: I am thankful for the new Christians in our church who are growing and excited about the word of God. Trust God: I struggle to balance how much I should give myself … to continue reading

Posted by admin

 

Network Prayer Requests

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Give Thanks: Financial support in the amount of $100,000 for the next 3 years. Encouraging conversations with others who want to hear more about the network. CrossPoint has found someone to step into Sandy’s position in Children’s Ministry so she … to continue reading

Posted by Pat Craig

 

All Soul’s Presbyterian Church, West Seattle, WA

Friday, 10 February 2012

Church Planters: Andy and Rachel Pelander Give Thanks: Encouraged by strong giving in January. Several new families. Trust God: Discouragement and financial struggles. Prayer Requests: Financial burdens. People would continue to take ownership financially and in leadership. Friendships that are life-giving, … to continue reading

Posted by Pat Craig

 

CrossPoint Churches, Central District, Seattle, WA

Friday, 10 February 2012

Church Planters: Jason and Foxy Davison Give Thanks: Two years of ministry with Cortona and its impact on summer workers. Broad community credibility. “Pass the Salt” men’s ministry on Thursday – to talk about heart and Gospel. Cortona game nights. … to continue reading

Posted by admin

 

Hope Presbyterian Church, Portland, OR

Friday, 10 February 2012

Church Planters: Pat and Ashley Roach Give Thanks: New visitors who return. Good/robust Sunday school for adults and children. Trust God: Maturity in the congregation. Leadership classes will produce any elder candidates. Prayer Requests: All of the Thanks and Trust.

Posted by Pat Craig

 

Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Friday, 10 February 2012

Church Planters: Eric and Jerilee Costa Give Thanks: Discipleship relationship is making good progress. Positive feedback on sermon series. Leadership emerging as potential officers. Trust God: Couple who have begun to go to the church are talking divorce. The husband … to continue reading

Posted by Pat Craig

 

Redmond Redeemer (Internship), Federal Way, WA

Friday, 10 February 2012

Church Planters: Doug and Lori Kothe Give Thanks: Growing relationship with Agape Presbyterian. Opportunities to be a part of various community issues and events. Getting through the licensure process. Trust God: Balancing everything. Meeting more people (especially believers). Relationships in … to continue reading

Posted by Pat Craig

 

Christ Church, Bellingham, WA

Friday, 10 February 2012

Church Planters: Nate and Shannon Walker Give Thanks: Thankful for the men who are putting themselves forward as elder. More and more people are serving and using their gifts in the church. Trust God: We have some marriages in crisis … to continue reading

Posted by Pat Craig

 

Standing Prayer Requests

Sunday, 22 January 2012

Please pray: For Holiness and humility for our planters and other leaders. For protection, love and safety for our planters families. For the glory of God and the honor of his Son in the Northwest.  May this area be known … to continue reading

Posted by Pat Craig