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April 2018​

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CHURCH-WIDE PICNIC
Sunday, April 22 (12:00 p.m.)

Bring your lawn chairs and join us for a church-wide picnic at Brazos Bend State Park immediately following our second worship service on Sunday, April 22.  This will be a great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, eat some delicious food, and meet some new friends!  We will meet at Elm Lake Pavilion (maps will be available).  The church will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, and drinks.  We are asking families whose last name begins with A-M to bring a side dish, and families whose last names begin with N-Z to bring a dessert.  The picnic is free, but the park entrance fee is $7 per adult (13 and over).


Ministry Opportunities

SAFETY & SECURITY TEAM
Our church has assembled a safety and security team and we're reaching out to members who may wish to be part of our first responders.  If you are a medical professional (doctor, nurse, etc.), a member or former member of the law enforcement community or have an interest in learning more, please contact Bob Vamvas at bvamvas1@gmail.com.

OBADIAH PROJECT 
Saturday, April 14 (9:00 a.m.)

Every SECOND Saturday of the month at 9 AM, here at Cornerstone, we are partnering with Second Mile Mission to host a food distribution for about 150+ pre-screened, needy families.  This is a great opportunity to serve alongside your family, reaching out to our community.  If you would like to volunteer to help with this event, please contact Nora Medina at medina.nora@hotmail.com or 713-855-7881.


Men's Ministry

MEN’S CAMPOUT
Friday and Saturday, April 6-7

Gentlemen, please join us on Friday and Saturday, April 6-7, for some good food and fellowship in the great outdoors as we camp out together at the Mulcahy ranch.  Activities include a gun range, skeet shooting, golf range, fishing and ATV’s.  Bring a lawn chair, a sleeping bag, a tent (if you have one) and your appetite!  Indoor lodging is also available.  Cost is $10 per person (paid at the campout).  If you wish to attend or have questions, please contact Brent Burckart by email at burckart@cornerstonecbc.org by Tuesday, April 2.


Student Ministry
 
STUDENT "SPRINGJAM"
Friday, April 20 (5:00 p.m.) until Saturday, April 21 (10:00 a.m.)
“SpringJam,” an overnight event for Junior & Senior High Students, will be held at Cornerstone from Friday, April 20, 5:00 PM through Saturday, April 21, 10:00 AM.  There will be games, movies, skits, sing-alongs, great food and a good time in God’s Word.  We’ll have a blast!  Please contact Student Pastor Leo Almeida at almeidaleo917@gmail.com for additional information.
 

Women’s Ministry

LADIES’ NIGHT OUT 
Tuesday, April 10 (6:30 p.m.)

Join us Tuesday, April 10, at 6:30 PM, at Bellagreen (15903 City Walk, Sugar Land – corner of Hwy 6 and City Walk).  Join us for a casual gathering and a delicious meal.  Questions?  Please contact Audrey McCall at amccall21@comcast.net. 

LADIES’ BRUNCH BUNCH
Friday, April 20 (9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)

Our “Brunch Bunch” will be Friday, April 20, from 9-11 AM, at Chick-Fil-A at the Greatwood location, Hwy 59/69 and 99.  Moms, bring the kiddos and visit while they play.  Ladies without children, come visit with the moms, as they could use some adult conversation!  Invite your friends and family.  If you need more information, contact Audrey McCall at amccall21@comcast.net. 

ANNUAL LADIES’ RETREAT
Friday, Saturday and Sunday (April 27- 29)

Our annual ladies retreat entitled “Transformation” will be held Friday, April 27 through Sunday, April 29, at beautiful Camp Allen Conference and Retreat Center in Navasota, Texas.  Contact Donna Vamvas at donnavamvas@gmail.com.


Hispanic Ministry

ESL CLASSES
Wednesdays (7:00 p.m.)​

ESL (English as a Second Language) classes are available on Wednesday evenings, 7-9 PM.  If you or someone you know could benefit from these classes, or if you would like to volunteer to help, please contact Rachel Brown at rachelraybrown@gmail.com.

​PICNIC AT THE PARK
Sunday, April 22 (12:00 p.m.)

We’re going to the Park!  On Sunday, April 22, immediately following our 10:30 Spanish Service, we will be joining everyone at Brazos Bend State Park at the Elm Lake Pavilion (maps will be provided) for our church-wide picnic.  Don’t forget to introduce yourself and get to know your Hispanic brothers and sisters of Cornerstone La Conexion. 


Financial Update

Thank you for your generous giving to God’s work at Cornerstone!  If you would like to give a one-time online gift to Cornerstone or set up automatic recurring payments, you may do so through our online giving portal.  Instructions and information can be found here:  http://www.cornerstonecbc.org/giving/  We are now also providing a QR code in our Sunday bulletins to enable you to give online using your smart phone.

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