**events may be added (or changed) to the calendar throughout the year

1. Parent's Night Out! Drop the kids off and have an evening to celebrate Valentine’s Day! On Feb. 10, from 5:30pm-8pm in our children’s area, CTL will offer a ‘Parent’s Night Out’ event where CTL's High School Youth Group students will babysit kids (infant-5th grade) for a free will donation as a summer camp fundraiser so parents can celebrate Valentine’s Day! (Children’s Director Katie Poethig will be there to supervise as well!) There is not a set amount, but if you feel called and are able to give, it’s for such a great ministry opportunity! Parents are asked to RSVP ahead of time by emailing crossthelinekatie@gmail.com with your name(s) and the name of your child(ren)! We can’t wait!

2. CIY 'SuperStart!' w/ CTL! Do you have a 5th or 6th grader? It's that time of year again! Send them to CIY 'SuperStart!' in Omaha with Cross the Line Church! This camp is a high-energy, super-fun weekend on March 1st and 2nd intentionally crafted just for 5th and 6th graders to help them grow their faith and ministry in early middle school! They will hear the Gospel, learn Biblical truths, and gain an understanding of being called to a life of Kingdom work! The event is put on by CIY (Christ in Youth) and is hosted at Stonebridge Christian Church. Students and sponsors will NOT stay the night in Omaha. Instead, we will meet at CTL and transport from there. We will leave Friday, March 1st, at 4pm and return approximately around 10:30pm. We will then leave Saturday, March 2nd, at 7am and return approximately around 2pm. Cost for the event is $59, plus we ask that students are sent money for lunch on Saturday (approximately $10-$15) SPOTS ARE LIMITED, so please register as soon as you can! To register your child(ren), or if you have any questions, please email Children's Director Katie Poethig at crossthelinekatie@gmail.com. Check out their website for more information and to see what it's all about: https://ciy.com/superstart 

3. Palm Sunday! Come join us to watch the CTL kids perform with the worship team for ‘Palm Sunday’ at both the 9am and 1030am services on Sunday, March 24, as we recall Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem before his arrest and Good Friday - marking the beginning of ‘Holy Week.’

4. Good Friday! CTL will have our annual ‘Good Friday Service' on Friday, March 29, at 7pm. Join us in worship as we remember the world-changing crucifixion and sacrifice of our Lord and savior Jesus Christ! Childcare provided.

5. Easter Sunday! Join us and celebrate Jesus resurrecting from the dead and conquering death itself Sunday, March 31, at 9am and 1030am. Invite your friends and family! Childcare provided. We know that Christ, being raised from the dead, will never die again; death no longer has dominion over him.” - Romans 6:9 ESV

6. Women's Event: Seasons of Faith! Cross the Line Church invites women of all ages to attend our women's event - 'Seasons of Faith!' Join us for breakfast, worship, activities, and fellowship! This event will take place Saturday, April 13, from 9am-12 at the church. We can't wait to see you there - invite the women in your life!

7. Child Dedication! On Sunday, May 12 - Mother's Day - Cross the Line Church will host another 'Child Dedication' ceremony at both the 9am and 10:30am services! This is for any parent(s) who have the desire to raise their children to be followers of Christ Jesus, and for any children of any age who have not yet themselves decided to be baptized. On the day of, you and your child(ren) will be called to the stage after the first song sung by the worship team, and there will be a short responsive reading and prayer. Afterward, there will be a certificate with your child's name to be picked up on the back table in the gym. ***on the day of, it is advised to show up a few minutes early and have your kids that are being dedicated wait with you in the main church area (no need to send them to the children's area as the dedications will be right after the first song, which starts right at 9am or 1030am depending on the service you are attending)

To sign you and your child(ren) up, or if you have any questions, please email crossthelinemaddy@gmail.com with:

  •  The full spelling of the child(ren)s name(s) who will be dedicated
  • The correct first and last spellings of any parents/guardians who will be standing up with the child(ren)
  • What service you will be planning on dedicating at: 9am or 10:30am

8. Worship Night! On Wednesday, May 15, CTL will host another 'Worship Night' starting at 630pm. This is a great opportunity to invite those in your life to a night of worship, prayer, encouragement, and scripture! Let's worship our Father in Heaven as one body of believers! Childcare provided.

9. CTL Garage Sale! Cross the Line Church is hosting our second ever 'Garage Sale' on Thursday, May 30 (5/30), from 7am - 1pm, Friday, May 31 (5/31), from 7am - 1pm, and Saturday, June 1 (6/1), from 7am - 1pm. This year, all proceeds will go to our Middle School and High School Youth Groups for their camp fundraiser! If you are interested in participating this year, please bring your items to the church any time the building is open from Friday, May 24, through Saturday, June 1 - we will NOT be open to collect items on Monday, May 27, as that is Memorial Day. Our building is open Mon-Fri: 8am-6pm, and Sat-Sun: 7am-1pm. This will be a free will donation sale! So, you do not need to price small items or clothing. If you prefer, you can price large items (dressers, tables, etc.) If brought ahead of time, all clothes must be either boxed or bagged. If your item is very large, you can always drop that off the morning of the sale. If you would like to donate items, or have any questions at all, please email Children's Director Katie Poethig at crossthelinekatie@gmail.com. We can't wait to see what this year brings! Come join us!

10. Promotion Sunday! Join us on Sunday, June 2, at the 10:30am service to celebrate and congratulate all those who will have just graduated from 5th grade into 6th grade, and all those who just graduated high school! We will celebrate by calling all the graduated students to the stage after our first worship song, and we will pray over them as a congregation to show our support and love for their next steps in life. (No need to sign up or RSVP, just be ready to be called up at 10:30am.) Let's celebrate and pray over them together!

11. Men's Event! On Saturday, June 8, CTL will have our second annual "Men's Event" at church member and building coordinator Pat Borer's farm. This will be from around 2:30pm-6:30pm, and will include time for prayer, Bible-centered discussion, and other activities including:

- Fishing
- Axe Throwing
- Campfire
- Horseshoes
- Slingshots
- Four-Wheelers

Please 'RSVP' by either responding to the email that was sent out or by clicking 'Going' on the Facebook event. Directions to Pat's farm: 73465 618th Avenue, Cook, NE, 68329. **no need to bring anything except yourself. All men welcome - invite your friends, family members, co-workers, neighbors, etc.! If you have any questions, please feel free to message Senior Pastor Austin Bazil at crossthelineaustin@gmail.com. 

12. Middle School CIY: MIX and High School CIY: MOVE! CTL is going to camp! We have 20 spots reserved for middle school and 20 spots reserved for high school, so please don’t wait to sign up! Email Youth Pastor Sidney Childers at crossthelinesidney@gmail.com if you are interested in sending your preteen / teen to an amazing week or have any questions. 

Middle School CIY: MIX
June 18 - June 21
Encounter cove, Missouri
**for students who have completed 6th-8th grade as of fall 2024.
Pricing: $429
For more information, check out their website: https://ciy.com/mix 

High School CIY: MOVE
July 8 - July 12
Lincoln, Nebraska
**for students going in to 9-12th grade as of fall 2024.
Pricing: $429
For more information, check out their website: https://ciy.com/move 

How to Pay:
1. Venmo us at @crossthelinechurch (must include: student(s) name(s), Parent(s) Name(s), parent’s email, parent’s phone #, and if the student will attend mix - middle school, or move - high school). 2. Drop off cash / check to the giving boxes at church - must include: the bottom portion of the 'Christ in Youth' camp flyer filled out and included with the payment. 

13. Women's Event: Summer Get Together! Join us Friday, June 21, for a summer get together from 6pm-9pm at church member Tracy Moerer's house (7430 N. 51st Street)! We will have yard games, a nacho bar, fun, and fellowship! Invite the women in your life!

14. Junior Jubliee! Join us Friday, June 28th, at 6:30pm or Sunday, June 30, at 12:30pm for a wonderful performance of the Christian musical "The Tale of the Three Trees!" CTL Kids are presenting awesome stories of faith with singing, dancing, and acting! Bring the family for the show! **performances are about 30 mins

15. VBS (Vacation Bible School)! Join us for our VBS (Vacation Bible School): ‘The Great Jungle Journey!’ CTL will have our annual ‘Vacation Bible School’ on Sunday, July 21 - Wednesday, July 24, from 6-8pm! This event is for any kids who are 4 years old - 5th grade.This is one of our biggest events of the year for our children’s ministry, and we can’t wait! To register your child(ren), or if you have any questions, please reach out to Children’s Director Katie Poethig at crossthelinekatie@gmail.com.

16. Back to School Splash! Calling all Middle Schoolers, High Schoolers, their parents, and youth group volunteers: Saturday, Aug. 3rd, from 11am-4pm, CTL will have it’s annual ‘Back to School Splash’ at Pawnee Lake - Area 2 (the West side of the lake)! There will be free food & fun - tubing, swimming, yard games, etc! **mention Cross the Line Youth Group Back to School Splash for a FREE day pass! Specific directions: {{Highway 34 to nw126th - to W Adams street - take a left into state Rec area. Getting close to lake First sign says area 2 -beach area - don’t turn in - keep going on curvy road. Turn into picnic area to your left / on the right is fancy house Lake view lane If you pass boat ramp you want too far!}} Contact Youth Pastor Sidney Childers for more information at crossthelinesidney@gmail.com or 620-437-7507.

17. Tailgate! On Friday, Sept. 6, from 6:30pm-8pm, we will have our annual 'Tailgate Party!' There will be live music from CTL's worship team, free food, free snacks and desserts, tons of bounces houses, and awesome fellowship! We can't wait to see you all. We encourage everyone to invite their friends, family, co-workers, neighbors - everyone is welcome to one of our biggest events of the year!

18. Women's Event: Platte River State Park! On Saturday, Sept. 28, the women of CTL are going to Platte River State Park for a women's event! Time and details TBD, but save the date!

19. Trunk or Treat! Cross the Line Church will host their annual ‘Trunk or Treat’ INSIDE the church on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 630-8pm! This is a completely FREE event for any and all families! Kids (and families) are encouraged to wear costumes, get candy, and have a blast! All are welcome, so please invite your friends and families!