ThornCreek Church
Dear Younger Me :: It's Not As Bad As You Think It Is
If you could speak to your younger self...What would you say? For seven weeks, ThornCreek Church will talk about what we would say to, “Dear Younger Me”. These messages will be filled with healing, grace, and truth.
Locations & Times
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  • 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.

We want to connect with you. Check out our site to find out what's happening and to find out more about the ministries at ThornCreek.

https://thorncreek.church
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.

https://thorncreek.church/connect
Upcoming Events
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Women’s Breakfast | Sat, Sep 9 9:00am
Join us for breakfast and fellowship with other ThornCreek women! We will be hearing a brief devotional and joining together in worship. Breakfast will be POTLUCK style, based on Last Name A-G {Bring Pastries}, H-P {Bring Protein}, Q-Z {Bring Fruit} thorncreek.church/womensbreakfast

New Friends Lunch | Sun, Sep 10 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, and meet some other TC families. Lunch and childcare are provided free of charge. Register at thorncreek.church/newfriends

Baptism Class | Sun, Sep 10 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 September 23-24 weekend! It's going to be a celebration! Meet at Starbucks at Colorado & 136th. thorncreek.church/baptism

Women’s Retreat | Thu-Sat, Oct 5-7
Are you tired of relying on your own strength? Come be a part of a renewing & encouraging weekend as we learn what it means to be "UPHELD" by Him. We will be hearing from speaker Michelle Carvell. There will also be a variety of activities for you to participate in. Sign up today! We encourage you to bring your teenage daughters to join in this time of renewal and learning. Teens must be accompanied by an adult and must be 16 years of age or older. thorncreek.church/womensretreat


Membership Class | Sun, Sep 17

Check out more at thorncreek.church/events
TC Kids
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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
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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.

WEEKLY PROGRAMS
Youth Group | Thursdays 6:30pm-8pm @ Mountain States Baptist
Soul Fuel | Sundays 9:30am @ Prairie Hills Elementary School
Worship Service Info
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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 https://thorncreek.church/prayer-request. 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.
Don’t quit when you’re feeling low. Just because things don’t make sense, doesn’t mean God is not in control.

OUR PROBLEM: We have been trained to live in the MOMENT.

Who you are on the journey will actually determine your destination!

You have been called to walk by faith and not by sight!
Randy Alcorn
“Perspective is rooted in belief. Our belief system is the blueprint around which we build our life and the lens through which we see our life.”
You get CREDIT for your faith when it doesn’t make sense.
- It’s during the times when your circumstances don’t line up with the promise…
- It’s during the times when the events around your life, don’t line up with your hope…
- It’s during the times when you have problems in your head that you can’t figure out on your own...

That God wants you to walk by faith and trust Him!
If you understand the character of God, you won’t be consumed by the circumstances of your life.
THREE DON’TS DURING CHAOS...
1. Don’t be afraid.

Circumstances do not cause stress. It is our interpretation of and response to circumstances that cause stress.
WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN THINGS DON'T LINE UP?

1. Pray
2. Don't make a big decision until you see the sun come up.
3. No matter how you feel - get up, get dressed, show up, and never give up.

Message Study Guide

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

https://thorncreek.church/message-series/dear-younger-me
Giving

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.

AUGUST
Total needed this month: $48,000
Total received this month: $36,770
Difference: ($11,230)

https://thorncreek.church/give