Easter 2023 – Part Two!
We continue to hear more stories of how God is at work in the Crossroads District team. Here are a few more of those stories to share as we encourage one another and praise the Lord for answered prayers!
Pastor Tony Bye and the team at Brookhaven Wesleyan Church in Marion started off Holy Week with 885 in attendance for Palm Sunday and then welcomed 743 in worship for Easter Sunday with three more baptisms!
Pastor Mike Gallant and the team at Mt. Etna Community Life Church (a former UMC congregation that joined our district this year) welcomed 96 people for Easter, almost double their regular attendance. Two families, who used to attend, have reconnected with the church and three new families have recently started attending.
Pastor Johnnie Blair and the team at Tipton Trinity Wesleyan Church hosted a community Easter Egg Helicopter Drop on Saturday with 1500+ participating and welcomed 371 for worship including 35 first-time guests and two professions of faith!
Pastor Shane Wilson and the team at Columbia City New Hope Wesleyan Church hosted their annual Easter drama before Palm Sunday with more than 700 in attendance and 10 decisions for Christ. Then, on Easter Sunday morning, they welcomed more than 500 in worship attendance and celebrated six baptisms!
Rev. Mike Weller and the team at Restoration Church in Anderson set a new record with 58 in attendance for their Easter service!
Pastor David Shafer and the team at North Anderson Wesleyan Church welcomed six new members into their church family and celebrated 4 baptisms on Easter Sunday morning!
Thank you for joining us in praying for a fresh move of God among our next generation of Wesleyan leaders who will be gathering in Cincinnati this December. There will also be seminars and workshops for pastors and parents so make please every effort to attend!
Calling all Crossroads District retired ministers and spouses! We would love to have you join us for the Retired Ministers and Spouses Fellowship on Friday, April 28, at 10:00 am at Wesleyan Headquarters in Fishers (13300 Olio Rd, Fishers, IN 46037). You may register by emailing email@example.com or by leaving a voicemail message at 765-674-8593.
The Crossroads District Senior Adult Ministries (SAM) would also like to invite you to attend the Post-Covid Relaunch Strategy Luncheon being held on Saturday, April 22nd from 1:00 – 2:30 pm at the MCL Cafeteria in Castleton (5520 Castleton Corner Lane, Indianapolis, IN 46250 – North of the Castleton Mall at 86th and Allisonville). For additional information, please email Rev. CK Chitty at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keep on making a difference in the cause that counts for eternity!
Your servant in Christ,
Crossroads District Superintendent
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