Crossroads Christmas Choir

The Crossroads Christmas Choir will be performing during the worship service on Sunday, December 13, 2009 at 10:45a.m.

They will be singing “Come to Us,” “O Promised One” and “A Celtic Noel.”

Come and worship with us and enjoy our festive Christmas service.

Winter Christian Education Classes Started – December 6, 2009

Winter 2009 Christian Education Classes started on December 6 through February 28, 2009 Sundays 9:15-10:15a.m.

It’s not too late to join a class, so please pray and think about which class you might like to attend.

Children (Age 2 through 6th grade)

1.   Nursery (Ages 2-3).  Students will learn about the birth and stories of Jesus, God’s Son, in the New Testament.  Taught by Marcy Naylor and Andrea Williams in Room 130.

2.   Preschool (Ages 4-5).  Jesus Is God’s Son – Follow Jesus from the manger to the Mount of Transfiguration.  Taught by Tina Willsher in Room 131.

3.   Younger Elementary (Grades 1 & 2).  Loving Jesus – Loving the promise of the Savior; meeting him and responding to him.  Taught by Alix Davis in Room 132.

4.   Middle Elementary (Grades 3 & 4).  Listening to Jesus – The teachings of Jesus from the Gospels.  Taught by Rebecca McAfee in Room 125.

5.   Older Elementary (Grades 5 & 6). Exodus to Ruth – The redemptive acts of God in dealing with his covenant people.  Taught by John Davis in Room 134.

6.   Junior Highs (Grades 7-9).  The King Comes – How Matthew’s Gospel fulfills Old Testament messianic promises.  Taught by Kevin & Rachael McMullen in Room 102.


1.   Exodus:  Lessons Learned in the Departure, Part 2.  This engaging, interactive, Bible study will conclude, using family-centered participation, examine God’s work in the lives of His people, with a mind to practical application in our own lives.  Whether you are in your teens or your 80s, you will learn valuable lessons in how to face the challenges of life and triumph by God’s help.  Even if you missed last quarter’s portion of this class, you will still learn many valuable lessons from God’s work with his people.  Taught by Fritz Thornton in Room 113.

 2.   The First Epistle of John:  What It Means to Love.  The Apostle John, “the disciple whom Jesus loved” has written a letter to all Christians that teaches what love is and is not.  Join us for an interactive, discussion-based study of this important topic, so that we may learn to love others as God has loved us.  Taught by Chris Braddy in Room 100.

3.   Prayer Warriors.  This “class” is a time for Crossroads people to gather and pray together.  A handout is provided each week to guide us in praising God and praying for Crossroads, personal needs, and the needs of Christians throughout the world.  You can come and pray aloud with us, or just sit and pray along silently as others pray.  Please come join ordinary folks in approaching our extraordinarily gracious God who promises that he delights when his people pray.  Led by Chris Luther in Room 121.

4.   Friendship Class (Special Needs).  God, Our Father – Focuses on the Old Testament to learn of God’s creation, God’s relationship with his people, and God’s promise to send a Savior.  Taught by a group teacher and one adult/teen mentor for each student in Room 104.


   “Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.”         

2 Timothy 2:15

Women’s Literary Night – December 4, 2009

Women’s Literary Night

Join us this Friday, December 4, 2009 7:00-9:30pm at the home of Kimberly Haney:

17822 Oyster Bay Dr. Dumfries, VA (see map below).

We will have readings from ladies at Crossroads, music, book signings, a book exchange, and refreshments. A limited number of books by Frankie Bennett and Nancy Pearcey will be available for purchase during the Literary Night.

If you are a lady at Crossroads (or a friend of one!) Senior High School age and up, grab your comfy clothes, slippers, a favorite blanket, and a book for the book exchange, and join us for an evening by the fire! No RSVP necessary, if you have any further questions please contact Vania Root.


Pie and Praise Fellowship Event – Sunday, November 22, 2009

Come and join us for our Annual Pie and Praise Event on Sunday, November 22 at 6:30p.m. in the cafeteria at Potomac High School.

Please bring a Pie/Dessert to share, larger families please bring 2 dishes.

We are in need of people to help set up, serve and clean up that evening. Please contact Cindy Riggle if you would be willing to help at: 703-590-9428 or by email:

We look forward to a good evening of fellowship and praise.

Men’s Discipleship Breakfast – Saturday, November 14, 2009

Our next quarterly men’s discipleship breakfast will be held on Saturday, November 14 beginning at 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall of Christus Victor Lutheran Church, located just south on Route 234 at the intersection with Minnieville Road. Please RSVP to Dave Fratello at Help is needed with manning crews for set-up, cooking, and clean-up Kevin McMullen 703-867-8514


Youth Sports Night – November 29, 2009

Please join the Crossroads Presbyterian Church Youth (Grades 7-12) Ministry for a sports night in the gymnasium at the Dumfries Boys & Girls Club (17565 Old Stage Coach Road, Dumfries, Virginia 22026) from 5:00 p.m. until 8pm, on Sunday, November 29, 2009.  The sports night will consist of food, fellowship, organized sports/games and some free time to play sports/games, or you may bring a favorite board or card game.  This is a free convergence event so invite your friends.  Please bring a snack to share with others. Drinks will be provided. For questions, please contact Dave Williams (703-791-4398).