Author: Jeremy Spainhour

Gathering Onsite Sundays at 9:30 AM (Livestream Option Still Available)!

Dear Crossroads Family & Neighbors, Given the recent loosening of state regulations on religious gatherings, and the relevant local data in the regularly updated Risk Assessment provided by Kitsap County Public Health District, we will be recommencing our onsite gatherings on Sundays at 9:30 AM (we will still be livestreaming!). Based on the newly modified regulations under Phase 2 of the Safe Start Program, participation […]

Responding to COVID-19 (updated 4/7/2020)

In light of the growing concerns over the spread of COVID-19, we have been in consultation with our district leaders and in conversation with local church pastors to seek a wise way forward as we prepare for the days ahead. We are mindful that this is only the beginning of a public health crisis, and no […]

Keeping You Up to Date While You’re “Sheltered in”

Dear Crossroads Family, I’m writing to inform you of our plans for moving forward while we are under Shelter-in-Place orders and to direct you to our new weekly communication designed to help keep you up to date of our plans from week to week. 1. Sunday Livestream Services Will Continue  As I indicated in the initial […]

OPEN WORD–A New Community Habit

GETTING ON THE SAME PAGE: A New Year’s Resolution A Two-Year Habit A Bible-Reading Habit. Aristotle once said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Lasting change, then, is not an act, but a habit.” IMAGINE what could happen if you were part of a community that heard God speak the same thing to everyone, as […]

Anticipate: The Advent Experience

For those who were not in attendance on Sunday or missed the announcement about the Advent Readers, we are giving out printed copies of Anticipation by Jon Swanson (last year’s Advent Reader by Pastor Jeremy will also be available as an alternative at, one reflection posted each day of Advent). Below are the instructions […]

Talkback: Discussion Questions & Study Guides

Talkback: Sermon Discussion & Study Guide “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently […]