This page is your hot spot for all the latest news from Swift Creek! Check back here regularly for announcements and registrations as seen in the bulletin each week. For a full list of Swift Creek events, view our Calendar! View the Campus Map
Parent’s Night Out
Friday, December 7 | 6-9pm
Parents! Drop off your infant through 5th grade children for 3 hours and do something fun! Children are invited to come eat pizza and popcorn, play games, and watch a movie! Cost: $5 per child (family max of $20). Registration closed!
Men’s Manger Build – Register Here
Saturday, December 8 | 9-11 am | Fellowship Hall
Fathers, uncles, grandfathers, and other men-tors are invited to celebrate Christ’s birth with the children in their lives through the experience of building a full-size manger. We will have coffee for the grownups and cookies and hot chocolate for the kids to enjoy during the event. Cost is $5/kit. Don’t forget your hammer!
Sunday, December 23 | At the end of both services there will be a vote on the 2019 budget. (This date is a change from previously advertised)
Student Christmas Party Pancake Night
Wednesday, December 12 | 6:30-8pm | Refuge
All students are invited to join us for games, gifts, and ugly Christmas sweaters! Prizes will be awarded for best sweaters. Bring a friend!
Swift Creek Home Educators Cocoa & Cookies
Friday, December 14 | 1-4pm | Fellowship Hall
Please bring 1-2 dozen cookies to share while a cocoa station will be provided. Feel free to invite homeschool friends to join us! Event Contact: Elizabeth Trail, email@example.com
Children’s Christmas Party
Sunday, December 16 | 4-7pm | Fellowship Hall
Kids of all ages, bring your parents and friends and join us for our annual Christmas party and caroling. Dress warmly to Christmas carol across the street in Norwood Pond and then join us back at the church for ornament making, Christmas games, cookie decorating and more! Pizza and hot chocolate will be provided!
Financial Peace University – Register Here
January 9 – March 6, 2019 | 6:30pm
This is a life changing class that will equip you to get out of debt, invest for your future and give you true Financial Peace by controlling your personal finances. Over 5 million people have taken this class! Attend at least 8 of the 9 lessons and be reimbursed $25! (limited to the first 30 people to sign up, so sign up today!)
Wednesdays, January 9–April 17 | 6:30-8pm | 207 A
Grieving the loss of a loved one? GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. Register online!
Women’s Ministry Rise to Shine Breakfast – Register Here
Saturday, January 5 | 9-11am | Fellowship Hall
Join us for our Rise to Shine Women’s Breakfast, as we fellowship together, encourage one another, celebrate God’s faithfulness, and anticipate His work in the New Year. Tickets for this event are only $5 and registration will be available online at at the table in the Main Hallway on Sunday, December 9, 16, & 30. Sign up by December 30.
Conversational Spanish for Peru Trip
January 13, 20, 27 | 1-2:45pm | Building I
This class is designed for Peru team members to learn a little basic Spanish in order to better interact with Peruvian people. Those who are interested in or committed to our next Peru trips are invited to join. Event Contact: Erika Bunn, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our blended worship service includes a time of praise through song and a powerful message from Senior Pastor Monty Guice.
We invite you to join us for a time of Bible study and fellowship on Sunday Mornings. Classes are available for every age and stage of life. Look for our Connect Group Directory under the visitor tab.
Wednesday Night Activities (September-May)
Equipping Classes: Wednesday Nights at 6:30pm. New classes are offered every few weeks. Take a gander at our Equipping brochure under the visitor tab for the latest offerings for men’s, women’s, and co-ed classes.
Students and Children: Wednesday Nights, children (2yrs-5th) are invited to participate in our AWANA program where they will hear Bible stories, memorize scripture, and play games. Students (6th-12th) meet in our Refuge Student Center for a time of large group worship and discipleship.Younger children can be dropped off in the nursery.
Music: Choirs for adults, students, and children have rehearsal at various times on Wednesday nights. Check out our worship ministry page for times and locations.
Thursday Night Activities (September-May)
Thursdays, Starts September 20 | 6-8:30pm
Please join us for a 13-week guided study and support group on healing and restoration from the pain of divorce and separation. Divorce Care for Kids is also offered for ages 5-12. Childcare is offered for those under 5. Register today!
English as a Second Language
Thursdays | 6-8pm
Swift Creek offers ESL classes to the community once a week during the school year. Classes and childcare are free, and participants do not need to register ahead of time. If you are interested in volunteering with ESL, email David Peat Sr. at email@example.com.
Crenshaw Elementary Backpack Program (September-May)
Help us feed hungry kids in our community. Non-perishable foods and snacks may be placed in the large box in the Main Hallway by the Fellowship Hall entrance. If you are not already contributing through your Connect Group Class, you may pick up a list of suggested food items at the donation bin. For more information, call Donnie Dalton, 804-690-5507
Chesterfield Food Bank- Second Saturdays
Swift Creek is excited to be serving with the Chesterfield Food Bank. We will be helping with the food distribution at Reams Rd. Elementary school on the second Saturday of each month. This is a great opportunity to serve with your entire family! What to Expect
Ongoing for Women:
Free Resources from Right Now Media
Swift Creek is offering free access to a huge, streaming, online, access-on-any-device library of over 10,000 video Bible studies, leadership videos, kids shows and more. Its like the Netflix of Bible Study videos! Contact the church office to receive your emailed invitation.