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November 2018​

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​DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME CHANGE
Sunday, November 4
Daylight Saving Time change takes place Sunday, November 4.  Remember to turn your clocks back one hour on Saturday, November 3.
 
“STARTING POINT” LUNCH
Sunday, November 4 (12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
Our next informational lunch will be held Sunday, November 4, from 12-2 PM.  Lunch and child care will be provided.  Complete the Connect Card found on the Sunday bulletin or register by e-mail to Denese at shrum@cornerstonecbc.org. (please include names and ages of children)

LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OUTREACH
Sunday, November 4

In partnership with "Loving Houston," our church has the unique opportunity to serve Velasquez Elementary School through a number of practical service-based projects. On Sunday, November 4, you can learn how to get involved and sign up to serve.  For more information, please contact Gay Taylor at gay.taylor@verizon.net. 

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Sunday, November 4 & 11

Sunday, November 4 and November 11 will be our collection dates for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes.  Please pick up a brochure in the church lobby for information on how to fill a shoebox to send to needy children around the world. Each child who receives a shoebox will be invited to take part in a 12-lesson Bible study to introduce them to Christ, the greatest gift of all!  For more information, contact Karen Askin at askkarena@aol.com. 

HELP US DECORATE FOR CHRISTMAS!
Sunday, November 25 (2:00 p.m.)
The Christmas season is near!  Join us on Sunday, November 25 at 2 PM, to assist in decorating our church for Christmas.  Please stop by the table in the lobby to sign up if you would like to volunteer, or email Vanessa Murray at lochnes186@gmail.com.
 
ROSENBERG SAFETY SEMINAR FOR CHURCHES
Saturday, December 1 (9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
The Safety Team of Cornerstone invites everyone to attend an Active-Shooter Seminar, presented by the Rosenberg Police Department in the main auditorium at Cornerstone on Saturday, December 1, from 9 AM – 12 PM.  All men, women, the young and old, armed and unarmed individuals are encouraged to attend this very informative, educational presentation.  For those who wish to attend, please contact Ron Strader at 719-231-0603 or email at oldcowboy47@yahoo.com. 

 
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
 
BEST NIGHT EVER!
Friday, November 2 (5:00 p.m.) – Saturday, November 3 (10:00 a.m.)
Junior High and High School students are invited to join us for an overnight event here at Cornerstone beginning at 5 PM on Friday, November 2 through 10 AM on Saturday, November 3.  The event will provide a great time of fellowship, games, a movie, music, messages, and more!  Students should bring a sleeping bag, a change of clothing, and toiletries.  Meals and snacks will be provided.  This will be the most fun of all the events we’ve had this semester.  For more information, please contact Student Pastor Leo Almeida at almeida@cornerstonecbc.org.
 
EXCHANGE WEDNESDAYS
Wednesdays (7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)
All Junior High and High School students are invited to this high-energy event from 7-9 PM.  We’ll have games, mixers, small groups, and relevant teaching.  Questions?  Please contact Student Pastor Leo Almeida at almeida@cornerstonecbc.org.

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 AT OBADIAH PROJECT
Saturday, November 10 (9:00 a.m.)
Calling all women of Cornerstone!  Come together to serve our community and volunteer your time to Obadiah Project on Saturday, November 10, at 9 AM.  Meet at the church and come prepared to sort food, work together and leave with an experience that will be so rewarding.   Afterwards, we will leave the children with their daddies and meet for lunch at Panera Bread, located in Brazos Town Center.  
 
CHRISTMAS BABY SHOWER FOR JESUS
Saturday, December 1 (3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
All Cornerstone Women are joyfully invited to a Christmas Baby Shower for Jesus, benefitting Pregnancy Resource Center!  The shower will be held at the home of Robin Davis, 2535 Hinkles Ferry, Richmond 77406, on December 1, from 3-5 PM.  Requested items are large diapers, sizes 4, 5, and 6, and new baby clothes in sizes 3 months and larger.  There is a great need for new strollers and new car seats.  Attendees will have an opportunity to donate toward these items while at the shower.  Please bring your gift unwrapped.  We’ll enjoy a devotion, games, music, food, and fellowship.  Let’s join together and celebrate the birth of our Savior and make a difference in our community!  If you are interested in helping with this event, please contact Audrey McCall at amccall21@comcast.net.
 
 
Ministry Opportunities

OBADIAH PROJECT
Saturday, November 10 (9:00 a.m.)
Every SECOND Saturday of the month, here at Cornerstone, we partner 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