StoneBridge Community Church
In Flux (Deuteronomy 31:8)
Associate Pastor Cynthia Purvis
Locations & Times
  • StoneBridge Campus
    4832 Cochran St, Simi Valley, CA 93063, USA
    Saturday 5:30 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM, Sunday 10:30 AM
  • Growth Groups
    Simi Town Center Way, Simi Valley, CA 93065, USA
    Sunday 12:00 PM

Online "Connection Card"

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Dealing With Back To School Blues?

Back to school can be stressful for both parents and students.

The 5 Stages of Grief

The work of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross describes the different phases people find themselves in when change occurs in their life.

The Text in Context

Study Guide for Deuteronomy 31 by David Guzik

The Life of Mr Rogers

Find out more about the life and legacy of the man behind Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
For Reflection/Discussion:
On a scale of 1-10 how do you handle change in your life?
Does change excite you or make you anxious?
Name a change in your life that surprised you. Name a change in your life that you knew was going to happen.
What is something that is changing in your life right now?
How have you reacted to this specific change?
Look back on a time you went through a season of change. What were some positive outcomes from that change? Did you see God's hand at work in your life through that change?

Keys to Handling Life's Transitions

Tips for surviving and thriving through difficult times.
1. God goes ahead of us and leads us.
For Reflection/Discussion:
Have you ever ignored the directions from your GPS? How did that work out for you?
Have you ever sought out God's voice and asked God to take the lead in your life? What did
Think of a time when you chose to follow God. What was that experience like? Is your life better today because you made the decision to follow God?
Moses told the people they didn't need to be afraid because God was going ahead of them. Does it bring you comfort to know that God goes ahead of you? Why or why not?
For Reflection/Discussion:
Have you ever felt out of control? Maybe at work or in a relationship or in your home?
Describe your mental state when you felt out of control. How did you manage your feelings during that time?
What helped you stay grounded during that time?
God promises to be with you. God does not promise to remove all obstacles from your life. What is the difference between those two?
3. God is already at work in you and in the world.
For Reflection/Discussion:
Agree or disagree- Without change we live on autopilot. Why do you agree or disagree with that statement?
God invites you to join him in his work. What does that look like in your life?
Remember a time in your life when God was constant and faithful. Spend time thanking God for being there for you.

The ALPHA Course • New Session begins Thursday, September 6th The Alpha course is an opportunity for anyone to explore the Christian faith. Alpha is a place where people can come and ask questions, delve into issues and look for answers together in a relaxed, low key, friendly environment. It is a great introduction to the Christian faith for those who want to find out more but can also be stimulating and challenging for those who would like to refresh their faith. There is no pressure or persuasion – just the opportunity for exploration of the Christian faith. All are welcome. Dinner and child care is provided. Call Paul or Katrina Dixon at 805-579-8066 for more information or to sign up.

Bring your picnic, lawn chairs or a blanket to sit on and enjoy the bounce house and the community. Kona Ice will also be available for sale. Elbow up to the giant BBQ pit if you bring something to grill and enjoy the fellowship. Let’s gather on the south lawn and kick off a new fall as we wave goodbye to the Summer vacation season and get back into the swing of school and church.

Usher Orientation-Save the afternoon of Saturday, September 22nd for a fun and informative orientation. Join the Usher Team to help make a great, first and lasting impression at StoneBridge by creating a welcoming environment for all those who attend weekend worship services. Ushers serve a vital role in making worship services run smoothly. Sign up by making a note on your connection card, sending an email (, or calling the church office at 805-526-5475. Prefer to become a greeter? Stay tuned for upcoming details!

Growth Group Host Recruitment- Be an integral part of StoneBridge’s vibrant Growth Group Ministry. We are currently seeking Facilitators and Hosts. If you’re willing to open your home and/or facilitate a group, please fill out the form found in your worship bulletin this weekend or send an email to Barbara Waite. (

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