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October 2018​

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FALL FESTIVAL
Saturday, October 20 (4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.)

Join us on Saturday, October 20, 4-7 PM, for a fun-filled Fall Festival here at the church.  There will be a variety of activities for all ages — hay rides, bounce houses, races, games, crafts, pizza, hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy and more!  Bring your family and invite your friends!  To volunteer to help, please email Samuel Placencio at placencio@cornerstonecbc.org  or sign up on the bulletin Connect Card.
 
CHURCH BEAUTIFICATION DAY
Saturday, October 6 (8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Sharpen your tools, put on your gloves, and mark your calendar for Saturday, October 6, 8-12 PM to help the Grounds Ministry Team perform some needed tasks to keep our church home beautiful and inviting.  Questions?  For information, please email our Grounds Crew Team Leader, Bryan Baker, at bryan.baker@stocksupply.com or call him at 936-648-4668.
 
 
Children's Ministry
 
CORNERSTONE KIDS OUTREACH
This year, our Cornerstone Kids will be taking an active role in the church-wide Operation Christmas Child Ministry.  We are asking the kids to help shop for, collect, unpackage, sort, and be involved in packing gifts into boxes for needy children around the world.  Questions regarding the kids’ involvement should be directed to Lisa Villado at lisavillado@gmail.com.
 
 
Student Ministry
 
AIRSOFT BATTLE!
Saturday, October 13 (2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.)

Want to take part in an air soft battle?  Junior High and High School Students are invited to join us on Saturday, October 13, from 2:30 -5:30 PM, at G2G Family Shooting and Archery Range (25635 Southwest Fwy, Rosenberg, TX  77471).  Cost is $25 per student, which covers the cost of all required equipment.  To participate, each student is required to submit a signed waiver.  For more information, please contact Student Pastor Leo Almeida at almeida@cornerstonecbc.org.
 
FREAKY FRIDAY
October 26, (5 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

On a spooky afternoon, Freaky Friday … we’re going to have a blast!  All Junior High and High School students are encouraged to bring their friends and join us on Friday, October 26, from 5-9 PM, for a delicious meal, desserts, and a movie to cap off the night.  For more information, contact Student Pastor Leo Almeida at almeida@cornerstonecbc.org. 

EXCHANGE WEDNESDAYS
Wednesdays (7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

Every Wednesday, all Junior High and High School students are invited to this high-energy event from 7-9 PM.  We’ll have games, mixers, fellowship, and relevant teaching exclusively tailored to Junior High and High School students.  It will be a blast…come and see! 
 
LOOK AT THE BOOK
Sundays (6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.)

Our Junior High and High School students are invited to join us here at Cornerstone every Sunday, 6:30-8:30 PM.   Students will spend time together taking a deeper look into the greatest book of all time!  Students are encouraged to invite a friend who perhaps has heard about the Book but has never really looked at and studied it for themselves.

 
Women's Ministry
 
WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY
Our fall Bible Study begins Wednesday, October 3.   All ladies are invited to join us as we study "Gideon" by Priscilla Shirer.    Groups meet at the church on Wednesdays at 9-11:30 AM or 7-9 PM.   If you have questions or need more information, please contact Gay Ann Fuller at emsgayann@gmail.com.
 
LADIES NIGHT OUT
Tuesday, October 9 (7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

Women Who Wrap!  Please plan to join us here at the church on Tuesday, October 9, at 7 PM in room 106.  Bring lots of empty shoeboxes and Christmas wrap!   We’ll be wrapping shoeboxes to launch our upcoming Operation Christmas Child promotion.  For more information, please contact Eileen Mulcahy at eileenmulcahy@yahoo.com.
 
LADIES BRUNCH BUNCH
Friday, October 26 (9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)

All ladies are invited to join us for “Brunch Bunch” from 9-11 AM on Friday, October 26, at Black Walnut Café, located outside the courtyard area of First Colony Mall).  Come for a delicious meal or cup of coffee and fellowship.  Feel free to invite friends and family to join us. 
 
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Sunday, October 21 and October 28

This fall, our church is again partnering with Franklin Graham’s Samaritan’s Purse to send shoebox gifts to needy children all over the world as part of their Operation Christmas Child outreach.  On Sunday, October 21 and Sunday, October 28, please visit the Operation Christmas Child display in the lobby where information will be available to help you in preparing a box for a boy or girl in need.  Various age ranges are available and there will also be a selection of pre-wrapped shoeboxes for adoption on a first-come-first-served basis.  (Liquids, breakables, candy, food, toothpaste or war-related items cannot be accepted).  Assembled shoeboxes can be dropped off in the church lobby on Sunday, November 4 and Sunday, November 11.  With each box donated, a $9 donation to defray shipping costs will be greatly appreciated.
 
 
Men's Ministry
 
MEN’S FALL BIBLE STUDY
Men, this week, please join us as we begin our study on the book of Proverbs here at the church on Thursday evenings at 7 PM and on Friday mornings at 7 AM at Café Express in Sugar Land.  Everyone is welcome!  For information, please contact Brent Burckart at burckart@cornerstonecbc.org. 
 
 
Ministry Opportunities
 
OBADIAH PROJECT
Saturday, October 13 (9 a.m.)

Every SECOND Saturday of the month, here at Cornerstone at 9 AM, 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. 
 

Giving Options

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.