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This week's news & updates: ONLINE BULLETIN

Jan 18-24, 2021

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We're so glad you're here...

Prestoncrest is a growing family of faith, hope, love, & we exist to proclaim the good news of Jesus. Do you have questions about God? Searching for a church home? Somewhere in between? We're glad you're here!

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SPECIAL EVENTS:

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Order of Worship & Sermon Notes

Follow along each Sunday

See the Order of Worship & Sermon Noteson the FREE YouVersion BIBLE App! Don't have the app? Click HERE!

  1. On SUNDAY, launch the YouVersion BIBLE APP on your smart device
  2. Click MORE (bottom right corner) and choose EVENTS
  3. Search PRESTONCREST

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>> JAN 24 // http://bible.com/events/48303628

THIS SUNDAY

In person // OR // Online

Click HERE for our ONLINE options & in-person events. Worship Services are held at Prestoncrest on Sundays at 8:30 am & 10:45 am at the church building  & via live-stream! Bible classes are meeting online and in person (click for complete list).

Member Updates

Prayer needs, showers, & more... updated DAILY!

Updated frequently during the week! Available to members & returning guests listed in our ChurchTeams registry by texting UPDATE to 469.476.5331 & click the link it sends you. Features member-specific information: prayer requests, showers, funerals, and more.

Adult Education Bible Classes

Engaged & Newly Marrieds to Sr Adults

Minister: Robert Stolte

Bible Classes are happening each Sunday morning... but which ones? Where? Are they virtual or in person? Via Zoom? Via live-stream on YouTube? Find all the details on our dedicated webpage by clicking HERE!

Discover

Young Adults // College + Singles // 18-35

Minister: Jacob Hawk
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WEEKLY events...

  • Sunday Class @ 9:45 am in #200 at Preston Place (...donuts at 9:30am!)
  • Worship Service @ 10:45 am (we sit in the far left pews)
  • Sunday Lunch (Dutch treat) after worship // JAN 24: Little Greek Fresh Grill - Walnut Hill @ 75
  • SUN, JAN 24: ALL HANDS ON DECK! Join us for a work party back at Preston Place after lunch to help with the new room. Several hands needed.
  • Small Groups: Tues leader = J. Frantz // Wed = W. Gordon // Thurs = E. Saunders
  • MORE Special events are being planned all the time and YOU'RE ALWAYS INVITED to join us. Check out our Newsletter, Google Calendar and join our Facebook page to get the scoop on events as they are being planned & all things happening with DISCOVER!

Singles 35+

Single Parents // Singles 35+ // Divorce Recovery

Minister: Gary Cochran

WEEKLY EVENTS: Contact Gary to find out more...

  • SUNDAYS: SINGLE PURPOSE + C-Life Bible Class @ 9:45 am via ZOOM and in person at Preston Place, #230 on Sundays. See Ron Green or Gary for info & join us!
  • WEDNESDAYS: SINGLE PURPOSE Weekly Bible Study via Zoom @ 7 pm. Contact Ron Green or Gary Cochran for info and join us. All are invited!
  • THURSDAYS: SINGLE PARENTS Small Group - Zoom @ 8 pm

Together Forever Update: We are honored to continue providing this interactive ministry of pre-marriage education, mentorship, and counseling for couples that are seriously dating or engaged. A special thanks to Phil and Kathy Jackson for serving as teachers of this class! Our next class series begins February 14... visit www.prestoncrest.org/i/together for details.

Divorce Care Update:  We are so thankful that we have been able to continue serving with those experiencing the difficult process of separation and/or divorce. Special thanks to Angie Wood for serving as our group facilitator. Our next class series signups are underway & begin February 17... visit www.prestoncrest.org/i/divorcecare for info!

Single Parent Ministry Continues to be a Blessing: This ministry's various forms includes  both outreach as well as a weekly small group. The weekly small group is a wonderful time of interaction, strength, and community and happens each Thursday via Zoom. The members of our SPM small group & community are also very active in serving those in church, schools, and community. This group is based on safety, respect, honor, healing, appreciation of each person’s journey, and the work of the Holy Spirit in functioning powerfully and resiliently in each person.  To find out more, contact Gary Cochran...

KidsLife

Children's Ministry: Nursery // PK // K-6th // Sunshine School

Director: Rebecca Sutton

SUNDAY NIGHTS: LTC Bible Bowl Study Session 6-pm (for grades 3-12) Email Rebecca for details.

MONTHLY E-NEWSLETTER... are you receiving one? If not, let Rebecca know.

Sunshine School ('21-'22) registration (ages 12 mos - PreK) IS OPEN! Get details @ www.prestoncrest.org/i/sunshine or contact Rebecca at the church office: 972-233-2392. Classes are filling up quickly!

Sunday Mornings: Members, remember to RSVP weekly by 1pm Thurs at www.prestoncrest.org/i/RSVPKidsLife. Visitors and guests are always welcome - no RSVP required!

  • CHILDREN'S CHURCH during the sermon for ages 2 1/2 - 2nd Grade. Check-in at the table in the Children's area. Staff will take children to their classroom.
  • NEWBORN - AGE 2 1/2: Drop off & pick up any time in the nursery
  • AGES 2 1/2 - 2nd GRADE: Check-in at the Children's area & staff will take them to class.
  • 3rd-6th GRADE: If you are unable to RSVP, CHECK IN FIRST at the table in the Children's area. Parents that RSVP'd may let 3rd-6th graders go to class (in #223 - use center stairs)

PCYG

Prestoncrest Youth Group // Grades 7-12

Ministers: Bryan Borden & Shelby Thornton

  • SUN NIGHTS: LTC Bible Bowl Practice @ 6pm
  • WED NIGHT SMALL GROUPS - join us each week!
  • SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS: IN-PERSON Bible Class - details @ www.prestoncrest.org/i/PCYGSunday
  • FEB 14: Deadline for signups for the HS Mission Trip to South Dakota for current 8th-12th graders - is limited to the first 61 students to sign up. We will have a wait list after. (Trip will be July 10-17.) Visit www.prestoncrest.org/i/hsmission for signup details!
  • COMING UP in 2021- save the date...

Small Groups

Weeknight Small Groups // All Ages & Life Stages

Minister: Bob Chisholm

Visit our Small Group Page for a complete list & to contact the group leader about how and when they are meeting. The Small Groups Page also features resources and a signup for the weekly Small Group Plan.

Spiritual Formation

Deepen Your Relationship with God

Minister: Bob Chisholm

Spiritual Formation offers online printable resources, annual groups, annual retreats, & more. Visit the display in the foyer at the church building, as well, for a great selection of FREE printed materials, too! See our Spiritual Formation Page or contact Bob directly for more information.

Calendar

Weekly Events // Special Events

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Local Missions

CDWL: Cover Dallas with Love // Urban Outreach

Minister: Gary Cochran

CDWL's ministries at Prestoncrest are hard at work through a variety of volunteers and avenues to bless those in our congregation and community. To find out more about these and how you can plug in as a volunteer or a participant, contact Gary Cochran. Some of the most recent events/classes include...

  • DALLAS DINNER TABLE @ PRESTONCREST // UPDATE & UPCOMING EVENTS:
    • MONDAY, JAN 18: MLK Day city-wide Dallas Dinner Table “virtual dinner” gatherings with others throughout our city (all being coordinated by and led by the Dallas Dinner Table Association).  These dinners, traditionally on MLK weekend, are focused on seeking understanding, appreciation, empathy, and love among those of different race backgrounds.  We have been thankful to host many of these dinners at Prestoncrest through the past few years. Several from Prestoncrest were able to participate in the Jan 18 virtual event.
    • SUNDAY, JAN 24: Dallas Dinner Table Follow Up Meeting in the Fellowship Hall 4pm (in person & via Zoom). Prestoncrest has increased partnership with the Dallas Dinner Table non-profit organization. We are thankful for the 70+ from our church have been involved. Dinners were held at Prestoncrest and/or in homes in November and December and engaged in understanding, kindness, respect, showing Christ-like love for all, with special attention to those of different races and experiences. The 70+ that have participated will gather in person or virtually to share about their experience and explore next steps with more particpating in the future. May God bless our ongoing efforts on this journey!
  • GRIEFSHARE: This year's fall group was the largest and most diverse group ever hosted by Prestoncrest and met via ZOOM. Special thanks to Diana Gray Richards for her ongoing work and coordination for these classes twice a year. Our next class series is via ZOOM starting January 31. Visit www.prestoncrest.org/i/griefshare for info!

CDWL's activity in the community includes partnering with and working alongside a variety of DFW ministries each week. To find out more about how you can plug in, contact Gary Cochran.

Worldwide Missions

Good Works in the Mission Field

Next WorldCare 5th Sunday: JANUARY 31, 2021

WORLD CARE SUNDAY: JAN 31 • Thank you for your support! The year 2021 is our 31st year of WorldCare. This month's recipients:

  • The Campinho Church of Christ in Rio, Brazil
  • Bibles in French /F.A.C.E. ministries
  • God's Children Ministries in Romania • World English Institute
  • One Time: Some funds are used to support one-time requests as they occur.

>> Click to read MORE about January 2021 WORLDCARE


Updates on the good work of our missionaries:

Giving

Online Links // By Mail

GIVING is safe & easy with a variety of options...

  • www.prestoncrest.org/about/giving
  • Text onlinegiving to 469-476-5331 any time for a quick link
  • Mail to: Prestoncrest, 12700 Preston Rd #210, Dallas, TX 75230
  • Bring to church on Sundays & place in the dropbox in the foyer

Numbers Last Sunday

Attendance // Budget

MEMBERS can see last Sunday's totals by texting UPDATE to 469.476.5331

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