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Happy Third Sunday in the season of Eastertide. Eastertide is a period of 50 days where we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This year's Eastertide theme is P.S. I Love You: Love letters from God that teach us how to live as people of the resurrection. This Sunday, we learn how to live in community. As we worship, we pray the love of Christ will unify our hearts, our minds, and souls. All are invited to come into God's beloved community. All are invited to join God's holy fellowship. All are invited to become a part of the Body of Christ.

The scriptures this Sunday come from 1 John 3:11-24

This Week

Sunday, April 14th

Join us in person or via Facebook Live/Zoom for Sunday worship.

Cross Roads Cafe

Join us after service for Adult Bible Study, in the Chapel.

Singles Supper Club

Singles Potluck the 2nd Saturday of every month at 5:30pm. Meeting at My Mother's Restaurant on the 4th Saturday of every month

4130 N 19th Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85015

Wednesday Morning

Bible Study

9:30 am on Zoom

A New York Best Seller, Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith by Kathleen Norris.

Two or three short selections are covered each week.

Our Giving

Dear Cross Roads,

We continue in our Keep Cross Roads Cool Campaign. Our AC units in the Patio Room have run the course of their lifespan and summer is coming. Through our Keep Cross Roads Cool Campaign we are looking to raise $20,000.00 to help aid in the purchase and installation of two new AC units. By replacing our AC units we will gain six months of use in the Patio Room!

  • For Cross Roads – this ensures availability for activities that socially connect and strengthen our faith in community. New AC Units will expand opportunities for CRUMC to G.R.O.W. by hosting additional missional events.
  •  For Outside Groups – this offers opportunities for rentals of the Patio Room and can contribute to an increase in CRUMC revenue.

New AC units will also allow us to be more energy efficient by reducing our carbon footprint which contributes to Cross Road’s sustainability efforts in becoming more ‘green’.

 Here are some cool facts about this project:

  • The AC Units stopped functioning properly in June of 2023.
  • We need to replace these units as soon as possible to be able to schedule/rent out the Patio Room in summer and fall.
  • The CRUMC Trustees have explored a variety of solutions and a replacement was deemed necessary.
  • We have obtained two bids for a 3 ton split system and a 3.5 ton split system
  • We will likely utilize Williams Mechanical to complete replacement/install as their bid was lowest and we have a long-standing relationship with this business.
  • All funds raised will go into the restricted building and maintenance fund and earmarked to Keep Cross Roads Cool.
  • Any additional funds raised that surpasses the total amount of the project will go into the restricted building and maintenance fund for future needs and continued maintenance of the new system.
  • We have the opportunity to receive a match of up to $5,000 from the Desert Southwest United Methodist Foundation. We are very close to meeting this match!


Thank you for your contribution to help Keep Cross Roads Cool

If you use your mobile device to give your tithes and offerings to Cross Roads, you'll need to install the Vanco Mobile App.

A reminder: If your giving comes by check, please expect a slight delay in your bank account deduction. A growing number of tithes and offerings now come to us electronically, so our money counters only meet every other Monday to deposit cash and checks. Until then, all gifts wait patiently in our church safe.

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Documentary, Dinner, & Discussion

April 20th, 4:30pm

1946: The Mistranslation That Shifted Culture

at the Curtis' residence

The documentary follows researchers tracing the origin of the anti-gay movement among Christians and chronicles the archives at Yale University that casts doubts on this movement.

Timeline of events:

4:00 - Carpool meet up

4:30 - Arrival and dinner

5:00 - Showing

6:45 - Discussion

to RSVP or for questions: 


 One and all are invited to “Barney’s Day,” 2 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, April 17th at

Denny’s, 5002 North Seventh Street (at Camelback Road), Phoenix.

The special event celebrates Barney's 46th anniversary as the “best bus boy” at the busy central Phoenix restaurant where Methodist deaconess Lura Turner convinced management to give Barney “a chance” to bus tables and wash dishes over four decades ago. That chance turned into Barney working longer at one Denny’s than any other Denny’s employee in the company’s history! Barney’s special occasion runs from 2 to 9 p.m. Whether customers dine-in or take-out, Denny’s will donate 20 percent of every purchase to Lura Turner Homes, established in 1965 by Lura Turner to serve metro-Phoenix adults with developmental disabilities. For more information, please call LTH at 602-943-4789 or

Scripture Readers Needed!

We are looking for volunteers to read scripture on Sunday during service.

To sign up click on the link below

Sign Up HERE!
Opportunities to Serve
Have an announcement about a service or committee at Cross Roads? Submit it to the church office by 2:00pm on Wednesdays.
Join our new Veterans Ministry as a veteran or a grateful volunteer. For details, contact
For more information on any of these, email us at or call the church office at 602-944-1524.
Prayer Requests
This week,
please pray for...

Rev. Terry Reid, Twylla Ehlers, Dixy Iglesias & Family, James Pelfrey, McGuire & Nixon Family, Doris Siders, Diana & Family, Susan Turner, Leaders of The U.S. Government, Lura Turner Homes Residents & Care Givers, Navajo Nation, Cross Roads Community ​

The Bridge UMC, The Fountains UMC,

White Mountain UMC

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