ThornCreek Church
Prove It. :: Follow
Maybe you question the bible. Maybe you’re “spiritual”, but church isn’t for you. Maybe it’s been a long time since you’ve been at church. Maybe you’ve been “busy.” Maybe you’ve been hurt. Maybe you have your own relationship with God, but church is not for you. If this is you... Beginning Easter weekend, we will spend four weeks exploring Jesus Christ through the eyes of a skeptic. Who is Jesus? Did He really exist? What makes Him unique? What does the evidence look like? What if...Jesus actually rose from the dead?
Locations & Times
  • ThornCreek Church
    13801 Garfield Pl, Thornton, CO 80602, USA
    Saturday 6:00 PM, Sunday 9:30 AM, Sunday 11:00 AM
Welcome to ThornCreek

We hope you experience God in a meaningful way at ThornCreek Church! All elements of ThornCreek are designed to help you discover God's love and purpose for your life. It's a great place for the spiritual seeker or the deep-rooted Christian.

Want to connect with you. Check out our site to find out what's happening and to find out more about ministries at ThornCreek.
How to Connect

1. Take the 3 Weekend Challenge.
2. Attend the New Friends Dinner.
3. Attend the TC Membership Class.
4. Join a Small Group.
5. Serve

Click the link below and fill out the form to tell us more about yourself, if you're interested in volunteering, if you've made a decision about Jesus Christ, to register for any event or to provide comments.
Upcoming Events
New Friends Lunch | Sun, Apr. 30 12:30pm
If you are new to TC & so far you like what you see - this is the perfect next step for you. Come have lunch with Pastor Ruben and his family, as well as meet some other TC families. Lunch and childcare are provided free of charge.

Baptism Class | Sun, Apr. 30 1:00pm
Have you made that first step to give your WHOLE life to Jesus Christ? If so, then you next step is to be baptized. Come to this class to learn the "what's" and the "why's" of baptism as we prepare you for baptisms on May 6-7 weekend! It's going to be a celebration! Meet at Starbucks at Colorado & 136th.

TC Women Sign Painting at Cora's Closet | Sat, May 6 10:00am
Ladies, join us for fellowship and a chance to paint your own pallet sign at Cora's Closet, located at 39 North Main in Brighton. Choose from 3 different bible verses. The cost is $25 and there are limited spots available so sign up today!

Peru Silent Auction | Thurs, May 11 5:30pm
The Peru Silent Auction is an annual event at ThornCreek Church with the purpose of raising funds for our sister church in Negritos, Peru and our missions teams that visit there. Tickets will go on sale beginning the weekend of April 8th and can be secured for $30 per person or $160 for a table of 8. Your ticket includes a catered meal and access to the auction. There will be hundreds of items to bid on and the evening will conclude with an amazing dessert auction. You don't want to miss this event!

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TC Kids
ThornCreek Children’s Ministry strives to partner with families to raise children in the way of Jesus. It’s our goal for children to be transformed by the love of God, to grow in their walk with God, surrender their lives to God, and be a light in the world for others to know God in the same way.

Our curriculum takes the kids through the Bible in a year and they are invited into The Big God Story to experience it and discover who God is and how they fit into His plan!

We believe that parents have a huge impact on the faith of their children! Every Monday parents are emailed a Family Bible Study that you can do throughout the week with your kids. We also have a repeating 6-week Spiritual Parenting small group that you can be a part of to learn more about raising your children to know God!

We have classes available each weekend for Infants through 6th grade.All volunteers have passed background checks and we have security procedures in place to create a safe environment for your kids.
TC Teens
TC Teens Ministry’s mission is to create a safe place for teenagers to encounter Jesus, to ask questions, and to experience the Love God has for them, while ultimately integrating them into the body and mission of Christ.

Jr High Youth Group | Thursdays 6pm-7:15pm @ Mountain States Baptist
Sr High Youth Group | Thursdays 7pm-8:15pm @ Mountain States Baptist
Soul Fuel | Sunday mornings | 11am @ Prairie Hills Elementary School
Worship Service Info
Did you come with kids? | The teaching time in our Worship Center is designed for adults (Middle School and older). Children, 6th grade and younger, will be much more comfortable in our TC Kids Ministry which is designed just for them! There, your child will engage in age-appropriate teaching, games, music and more. You can check your child in for a TC Kids Ministry classroom at the check-in table located in the Lobby. If needed, the Lobby becomes our Cry Room for parents with infants during service. If you have further questions, please stop by the TC Kids Ministry check-in table in the Lobby today.

Volume | If you find the music too loud, please visit the Welcome Table for ear plugs. Ear plugs are also available at the Worship Center doors.

Prayer Requests | Prayer requests can be submitted via The TC Prayer Team would love to pray for your requests during the week. There are also TC Prayer Team members available to pray with you after service at the front of the Worship Center.

Distractions | To allow you and those around you to be more fully engaged in today’s service, please refrain from leaving the Worship Center during service. Also, please turn off or mute all cell phones and other mobile devices. Please use the Lobby area for any necessary conversations.
“The song, as a whole, shows Mumford & Sons in a world of Christians who think they have the answers about spirituality but who leave the band members longing for God to make Himself easier to find.”
- Clifford Stumme, Song Lyrics Meaning
''Regardless of what anyone may personally think or believe about Him, Jesus of Nazareth has been the dominant figure in the history of Western culture for almost 20 centuries.''
- Prof. Jaroslav Pelikan, Yale University
QUESTION: Who are you following?

God created you to follow. Every person is on a path following someone or something that is shaping their thinking, habits, values, time, identity, and ultimately their very soul. This is why Jesus calls out every soul to follow Him.
“Jesus says that if anyone would come after me, ‘he must follow Me.’ Discipleship is not just a matter of bending your will to Jesus’ will; it’s melting your heart into a whole new shape. A disciple is not someone who simply sets a new priority; a disciple finds a new identity. Discipleship is not an option.”
- Timothy Keller
This world is full of Christians who bend their will but don’t let God melt their heart.
The miracles prove:
God is with Jesus (John 3:2);
Jesus is from God (John 3:2; 9:342-33);
God sent Jesus (John 5:36);
Jesus has authority on earth to forgive sins (Mark 2:10-11; Matt. 9:6-7;
Luke 5:24-25);
Jesus is approved by God (Acts 2:22);
The Father is in Jesus and Jesus is in the Father (John 10:37-38; 14:11);
In Jesus the kingdom of God has come (Matt. 12:28; Luke 11:20);
Jesus is the Messiah (Matt. 11:1-6; Luke 7:18-23);
Jesus is the Son of God (Matt. 14:25-33).

Message Study Guide

Download this week's message study guide for use with your small group or personal study.

There are several convenient ways to give at TC:
1. Give via text. Text GIVE to 720-619-2688.
2. Give online via the link provided below.
3. Give via check or cash by dropping either in the offering that will be passed during announcements or in the giving box located in the lobby.

Total needed this month: $60,000
Total received this month: $45,272
Difference: ($14,728)