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April 12-18, 2021

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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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Order of Worship & Sermon Notes

Follow along each Sunday

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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!


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

Minister: Jacob Hawk
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WEEKLY events...

  • Sunday Class @ 9:45 am at Preston Place #135! (...donuts at 9:30am!)
  • Worship Service @ 10:45 am (we sit in the far left pews)
  • Sunday Lunch (Dutch treat) after worship - APR 18: Good Union BBQ (1150 State St in Richardson)
  • FRI, APRIL 23: Fun & Games night in the Discover Room @ 7pm. See our Facebook Page for more info and to RSVP
  • SUN, MAY 9: New Sunday Morning study of the book of Acts begins: "Season One"
  • THURS, MAY 27: Combined Small Group devo at 7pm. Grab some takeout and come early to eat and hang out beforehand! We will again enjoy a great guest speaker.
  • TUES/WED/THURS Small Groups: Tues leader = J. Frantz // Wed = W. Gordon // Thurs = E. Saunders... click for details!
  • 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!

BIG THANKS to all who joined us on Thursday, and special thanks to Don Witt for joining us as our guest speaker, for our monthly combined small group devo.

Singles 35+

Single Parents // Singles 35+ // Divorce Recovery

Minister: Gary Cochran

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

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...


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

Director: Rebecca Sutton

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

SUNDAY MORNINGS: Members, remember to RSVP weekly by 1pm Thurs at Visitors and guests are always welcome - no RSVP required (as space allows). Note: for all ages through 2nd grade - parents, please print name tags by checking in at the kiosk or by using your cell phone & texting "checkin" to 469-476-5331. This will print off matching tags in the Children's wing for kids & parents to use.

  • NURSERY: NEWBORNS - AGE 2 1/2: Drop off & pick up any time in the nursery
  • CHILDREN'S CHURCH during the sermon - drop off kids in the room #s listed:
    • Ages 2 1/2 - PreK (4s) = Room #206/208 Upstairs
    • Grades K-2 = Room #200 Upstairs
  • BIBLE CLASSES @ 9:35am - 10:30 am
    • Ages 2 1/2 - 2nd grade: Tags required. Drop off children at the checkin desk in the foyer & staff will take them to their classroom.
    • 3rd-6th GRADE: No tags or dropoff req'd - go straight to class (use center stairs)


Prestoncrest Youth Group // Grades 7-12

Minister: Bryan Borden

  • WED NIGHT SMALL GROUPS each week:  join us!
  • SUN MORNINGS each week: BIBLE CLASS IN-PERSON - details @
  • APRIL 18: SR BANQUET TIX on sale in the foyer. Stop by the table to purchase your tickets ($30 each). Banquet is Sunday night, Apr 25th.
  • MAY 2: FAJITA FUNDRAISER - Mark your calendarS! Students, get ready to sign up for work shifts to help serve & raise money for summer missions. This year we will be offering seating in the Fellowship Hall, outdoors, & to-go. Details @
  • COMING UP - 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.


Weekly Events // Special Events

Members: Click HERE to login & see our full calendar. To set up or reset a login follow these directions.



Local Missions

CDWL: Cover Dallas with Love // Urban Outreach

Minister: Gary Cochran

Praying for Camp Sunrise 2021: This outstanding camp experience provided by ChristianWorks has helped hundreds of grieving children over the last 10 years. Now in its 11th year, this camp is transitioning to the new name CAMP SUNRISE (formerly Camp Erin), and a new location at Lake Lavon Camp and Conference Center (Wylie area) on July 9-10-11. Prestoncrest's CDWL is partnering again with CW to serve and provide Christ-like love for children, youth, and families in DFW that are experiencing the challenges of the death of a loved one. Find out more @ Qs? Contact Gary Cochran at the church office: 972-233-2392 or email Thank you for your support, love, & prayers as volunteers & staff prepare for camp in July! 

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.

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


Donate ANY TIME for WORLD CARE • Thank you for your support! The year 2021 is our 31st year of WorldCare. >> Click to read MORE about January's recipients of WORLDCARE support.

Updates on the good work of our missionaries:


Online Links // By Mail

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

  • 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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