ThornCreek Church
Ephesians Chapter Three :: Happy Birthday ThornCreek!
Have you ever wondered about God’s purpose for your life? Do you ever feel overwhelmed with the busyness of life? For four weeks, ThornCreek Church will focus on a chapter in the Bible that is filled with a supercharged purpose for you! Ephesians chapter three is a chapter filled with mystery, purpose and power. This chapter has the power to change your view of life. Maybe God has a word for you in this chapter. Invite a friend to church, enjoy an inspiring message, and worship the God who loves you!
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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Ladies Night Out | Fri, Apr 27 6:30pm
Join other ThornCreek Women as we have dinner at Mellow Mushroom and dessert at Cheesecake Factory! Join us at 6:30pm at the restaurant or 5:45pm at Prairie Hills Elementary for carpooling. thorncreek.church/night-out

TC Serves :: Street Clean Up | Sat, Apr 28 8:00am
Join us as we do our small part of keeping Thornton clean. We'll be picking up trash along 136th as well as Washington. This is a great way to get some exercise, meet new people, and serve the community. Meet at the TC Property (14031 Washington St).

Membership Class | Sun, Apr 29 1:00pm
Membership is not about joining some exclusive club, it's about deepening our commitment to God and the local church. Join us to learn more about who ThornCreek is, how we operate and how our commitment can grow deeper in the church. thorncreek.church/membership

Peru Silent Auction | Wed, May 9 5:30pm
Every year we have a spectacular auction to raise money for our outreach to Peru. This year we actually have a team of 15 heading down to Negritos on a short-term mission trip. Join us on May 9th as we auction off some amazing items, trips, services and the like to raise funds for this mission trip and our service in Negritos. You won't want to miss this exciting evening. Tickets are $30 per seat or buy a table of 8 for $175 (a $65 savings). thorncreek.church/silentauction

JA in a Day at McElwain Elementary | Thu, May 17
TC Family Movie Night | Fri, Jun 1
TC Yard Sale | Sat, Jun 2
Women’s Game Night | Fri, Jun 8
New Friends Lunch | Sun, Jun 10
Men’s Camping Trip | Thu-Sat, Jun 21-23

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 5th 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
Encounter | Thursdays 6:30pm-8pm @ Mountain States Baptist (3751 Cottonwood Lakes Blvd, Thornton 80241)
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.
Theodore Roosevelt
“It’s not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled,or when the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms,the great devotions and spends himself in a worth cause; who at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement; and who at the worst if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory or defeat.”
1. You need strength from God to handle Category Five winds.
2. What is unseen is more important than what is seen.
“The soul is the coolest, eeriest, most mysterious, evocative, crucial, sacred, eternal, life-directing, fragile, indestructible, controversial, expensive dimension of your existence. Jesus said it’s worth more than the world. You’d be an idiot not to prize it above all else.” - John Ortberg
Managing Your Soul
1. Read your bible every day.
2. Pray every day.
3. Guard your heart.
3. The more you get it, the more you live it.
"God is looking for people through whom He can do the impossible, what a pity we only attempt the things we can do on our own." - A.W. Tozer
4. You need grit more than hip to be relevant for God.
5. What God has for you is always better than your imagination.

Message Study Guide

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

https://thorncreek.church/message-series/ephesians-chapter-three
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.

APRIL
Total needed this month: $60,000
Total received this month: $26,473
Difference: ($33,527)

https://thorncreek.church/give