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May 25 - 31, 2020

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Prestoncrest is a growing family of faith, hope, love, & we exist to proclaim the good news of Jesus. The three elements of Prestoncrest’s vision are to Reach Up to God, Reach In to each other, & Reach Out to the world. Whether you’re here with questions about God, or are a committed Christian searching for a church home, we're glad you're checking out Prestoncrest today!

New to Prestoncrest? We'd love to know you're with us, whether it's online or in person! Click HERE to let us know a little bit about you.

Returning Guests & Members... On Sundays, text checkin to 469-476-5331 to let us know you're here. You will automatically receive a copy of our traditional BULLETIN on your screen after check-in. (...for up-to-date prayer needs, showers, & other info, check out our DAILY UPDATES list by texting update to 469.476.5331 any time)

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Order of Worship & Sermon Notes

Follow along each Sunday

Follow along on the FREE YouVersion BIBLE App: CLICK HERE or follow the 1-2-3 steps. Don't have this free app? Click the BIBLE icon for a download link...

  1. Launch your YouVersion BIBLE APP on your smart device
  2. Click MORE (bottom right corner) and choose EVENTS



Service Led by Worship Minister, John Scott Davis
Welcome, Call to Worship & Prayer
• Songs: TBA
In Remembrance
• Song: TBA
Bread & Cup
Offering: Blessings & Prayer
• Song: TBA
• Song: TBA

Weekly Scripture

"Write God's Word on Our Hearts"

Week 22: May 24-30, 2020 // My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends. ~ John 15:13

Please Note!

Special Announcements: News, Updates, & Events...

Click HERE to see everything we're offering ONLINE during the COVID-19 closures.

REOPENING THIS SUNDAY, MAY 31 for SUNDAY morning Worship Services (8:15 am & 10:45 am). Classes will continue to ONLY meet online. Details & a short video are all available HERE.

RSVPs needed each week starting Wednesdays @ 10am:

RSVP for the 8:15 am Service:

1. Text the word sunday815 to 469-476-5331

2. Visit

RSVP for the 10:45 am Service:

1. Text the word sunday1045 to 469-476-5331

2. Visit

Member Updates

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

  • Updated daily! Check it often for the most updated information. This list is available to members and returning guests any time. Features member-specific information: prayer requests, showers, funerals, and more.
  • Text UPDATE to 469.476.5331 & Click the link it sends you

Adult Education

Sunday Bible Class Connections for Adults

  • Adult Education Minister: Robert Stolte
  • Guests: Join us Sunday mornings for our LIVE-STREAM Bible Class @ 9:45 am, or watch any time on YouTube. Links & details HERE (class #3).
  • Members: Adult Bible Classes meeting online at different times. Click for details.
  • NO CLASSES will be meeting in person on May 31, even though worship services are resuming at the church building. Contact your class leader if any changes are being made to Zoom meeting times, etc. A date for in-person classes resuming is still TBA.


Young Adults // All Ages // Single Parents


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

  • Director: Rebecca Sutton
  • EACH SUNDAY: LIVE CLASS for The Attic (Grades 3-6) on Zoom. Join us for the usual excellent singing, memory verses (don’t forget to text videos to Mrs. Pipkin), and a lesson from God’s Word! For Zoom meeting info, contact Rebecca.


Prestoncrest Youth Group // Grades 7-12

  • Youth Ministers: Bryan Borden & Shelby Thornton
  • STAY IN TOUCH & VISIT US ONLINE! Webpage, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube
  • SUN, MAY 31 @ 7pm: “Drive In” PCYG summer kickoff in the  church parking lot. Join us IN PERSON as we introduce our new interns, the new 7th graders, and unveil our summer theme: “Different.” Details about parking & seating coming soon. Qs? Contact Bryan or Shelby.
  • SUN, MAY 31: SIGNUP DEADLINE for SERVESTRONG (JUNE 15-18) Be sure to read about the updates on lodging. - Click for details & signup link...
  • SUN, JUNE 14: SENIOR SUNDAY & BANQUET - Please be praying for our seniors to  feel joy, strength, and blessings. If our venue is fully approved for large gatherings, we will start selling tickets (be watching your email for details.) Tickets for the banquet will go on sale 2 weeks before the event, and will be sold online only.
  • STUDENT + FAMILY STUDY on YOUVERSION! Click HERE to find our current study.
  • WED, MAY 27: ZOOM PARENT MEETING @ 7pm. Link was emailed on Monday. Contact Bryan, Shelby, or Kellie if you didn't receive the link or need it again.
  • JUNE 22-23: SUMMER RETREAT in the Hill Country (Deadline soon!) – The retreat has been moved to June 22-23. We are still waiting to hear if Schlitterbahn will be open. We will make a decision in early June whether to move this event back or cancel. Text Kellie if you want to sign up.

Small Groups

Weeknight Small Groups // All Ages & Life Stages

  • Small Groups & Spiritual Formation Minister: Bob Chisholm
  • WEEKNIGHT SMALL GROUPS: Most are meeting online! Visit our Small Group Page for a complete list.
  • Contact the group leader listed to learn more.
  • The Small Groups Page features resource links and a signup for the weekly Small Group Plan.

Local Missions

CDWL: Cover Dallas with Love // Urban Outreach

  • Minister: Gary Cochran
  • TRANSFORM DALLAS NEW DATE: SAT, SEPT 12 ~ Save the date for our city-wide service day!
  • CDWL + KROGER + DALLAS COUNTY + CITYSQUARE = SERVING THE COMMUNITY:  CitySquare is providing COVID-19 testing at their Opportunity Center through May. CDWL teams are providing meals and supplies for all the staff and volunteers. Thanks to many PC members, including Kirk & Sonal Ellison, Darren & Marla Hughes, Mike & Jenny Kern, Mark & Tara McClure, Mica Tipton, and Ashley Cook, plus the DASC Network, Dallas TAAP, and others for donating time, food, and showing the love of Jesus!
  • PARTNERING WITH SGSO TO SERVE: Prestoncrest and SGSO are being intentional to connect with our elderly, shut-ins, and those in assisted living/nursing homes to be sure their needs are met and assist when possible. For more info, please contact SGSO's Jim Burrow or Gary Cochran
  • SERVING PRESTONCREST FAMILIES:  We are always thankful for the opportunity to assist those with limited abilites, helping with difficult home projects when we are able.
  • SUPPLIES FOR VA HOSPITAL: We were honored to provide much-needed supplies for our veterans and the hospital that serves them. May God bless our veterans! 
  • PROVIDING HELP & HOPE:  Those struggling with addiction, domestic violence, loneliness, and isolation need help and hope now more than ever. CDWL is providing Christian love and encouragement, while serving with therapeutic help and connecting people to resources. Prayers for those that are struggling are appreciated.

Worldwide Missions

Good Works in the Mission Field

WORLDCARE SUNDAY: MAY 31 - Donate any time by clicking HERE!

This will be the second "5th Sunday" of 2020. Thank you for your continued support each time we have a 5th Sunday and collect a special offering dedicated to support Prestoncrest's WorldCare ministry!  Many are helped with your generous donations each time we have a WorldCare Sunday.

  • SGSO: Prestoncrest's Cover Dallas with Love Ministry, along with many Prestoncrest members, are working with SGSO and community partners to provide our church members and other neighbors in need with basic essentials, food, protective equipment, and other basic needs.
  • ROMAN & JOHANA HALAMICEK are a young couple working in Bratislava, Slovakia reaching out to the community to introduce Jesus. Johana is reaching out to students at the local language school.  The couple is expecting their first child this month.
  • THE ROB HINDMAN FAMILY were part of a team that committed to go to Moscow, but were forced to relocate to Ukraine, then were rerouted once again. Now stateside, their missionary efforts pointed them to Nevada where they have planted a church in Reno.
  • BIBLES FOR FRENCH AFRICAN CHURCHES. French KJV is the complete Bible, Old and New Testaments, in durable hard covers. Distribution is being done by graduates of Benin Training Center trained preachers to churches in Benin, Ivory Coast, Togo, Cameroon, Mali, Niger, Guinea, Chad, Central Africa Republic, Gabon and Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • ONE TIME: Some funds are used to support one-time requests as they occur.

Please keep these works and the workers in your prayers, as well as all of our mission families! Pray that that the Lord may continue to bless this ministry and for each of those who will receive these donations. To donate to WorldCare, click HERE, or click on the GREEN GIVING button at the top of the page. Donations can be made any time!


Weekly Events // Special Events

Members: to request an event, text REQUEST to 469-476-5331 or CLICK HERE  • Click HERE to login & see our full calendar. Need to reset your login? Need to set up a login? Follow the directions on THIS page.


  • Watch our LIVE Stream Worship Service @ 8:15am by clicking HERE
  • No 6pm service // No classes or meetings being held
  • Watch worship service at 10:45 am, or any time afterward, on our YouTube channel


  • Women of Worship // Ladies' Bible Class is meeting online... Details HERE
    • Contact Karen or Annette for links & details or email
    • Special presentation: Tues, May 26 - Allison Garrett, president of Emporia State University & Gordon’s sister 



  • SENIOR SUNDAY @ PC ~ Honoring the class of 2020 during a.m. worship services. Banquet at Prestonwood Country Club that evening (tickets req'd). Help us honor our 15 Seniors! (Details & list of seniors are listed in the member update bulletin - text UPDATE to 469.476.5331).

Showers of Blessings

Wedding Showers // Baby Showers

MEMBERS: get DETAILS (registry, time, location, etc) by texting UPDATE to 469.476.5331

  • SAT, JUNE 6: WEDDING SHOWER FOR KEARBY MILLINER, 10:30 am - Noon, Bride-Elect of John Tinsley
  • SAT, JUNE 27: WEDDING SHOWER FOR BRITTANY BONNY, Bride-Elect of Andrew Emerson


Online Links // By Mail

  • Online giving is safe & easy! Text onlinegiving to 469-476-5331 or click HERE
  • MAILED CHECKS are also welcomed any time and can be mailed to the church office.
  • Mailing Address: Prestoncrest Church of Christ, 12700 Preston Road #210, Dallas, TX 75230

Numbers Last Sunday

Attendance // Budget

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


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