Financial Peace University Introductory Class
Feb
7
10:30 am10:30

Financial Peace University Introductory Class

Come visit the introductory Financial Peace University class on February 7th to learn how to get a handle on your finances God’s way. The actual nine week class will be offered on Sundays from 10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m., starting February 21st and Thursdays from 7:00-8:45 p.m. starting February 25th. 

Knitting Night
Feb
9
7:00 pm19:00

Knitting Night

Join us at De Stephen's house in San Leandro as we knit items for homeless teens. Yarn, needles, and instruction provided. Call De at (510) 483-6858 for more information.

Valentines Dance
Feb
12
6:00 pm18:00

Valentines Dance

Our annual Valentines Dance for our friends affected by disabilities is coming up soon! Save the date and check back for more information about how you can serve in this fun and important ministry.

 

Children's Dedication
Feb
14
10:30 am10:30

Children's Dedication

For centuries, believers have presented their children to the Lord, acknowledging that their little ones belong to God and are given to us on loan to raise in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Our next children's dedication is during the 10:30 a.m. service on February 14th. Contact Elisabeth Callahan if you would like to dedicate your child or have questions about child dedication. 

Dinner For Eight
Feb
27
6:00 pm18:00

Dinner For Eight

Share a meal with other Creeksiders as you enjoy getting to know each other. Sign ups to host or attend a meal are coming soon.


Friday Night Youth Extravaganza
Feb
5
6:30 pm18:30

Friday Night Youth Extravaganza

All middle and high school students and their families are invited to join us at Creekside on Friday nights for dinner, games and fun.               

Student Cafe
Feb
2
4:00 pm16:00

Student Cafe

High School and college students are invited to join us for study and tutoring as well as coffee, tea and snacks.

Women's Retreat 2016
Jan
29
Jan 31

Women's Retreat 2016

Save the date for Creekside's annual women's retreat at Mount Hermon. More information to come!

Mommy And Me
Jan
26
10:30 am10:30

Mommy And Me

Wondering what to do with your little one tomorrow morning? Try out Mommy and Me! Mommy and Me is a free, safe, and fun indoor playtime for infants through pre-k kids with age appropriate toys and activities. It meets on Tuesdays (except the first Tuesday of the month) from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Creekside Community Room. Get to know other local parents and caregivers, help your child meet new friends, and enjoy a room full of great activities!

Voting Member Annual Meeting
Jan
24
11:30 am11:30

Voting Member Annual Meeting

Creekside voting members are encouraged to attend our annual meeting. There will be a report on last year, a vote on the 2016 budget and other matters, and an opportunity to ask questions.

Membership Intensive
Jan
23
9:00 am09:00

Membership Intensive

If you are interested in becoming a member of Creekside, attend our one day intensive membership class. A light lunch will be provided. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Elisabeth Callahan

Learn more about membership at Creekside here.

 

Beth Moore DVD Series
Jan
19
7:00 pm19:00

Beth Moore DVD Series

All women are invited to join us for this monthly Beth Moore Bible study. We'll watch a DVD, discuss the lesson, and pray for each other. This month's topic is, "Our True Selves: Part 1." The study is at Katie Atwood's home in San Leandro. RSVP to Katie by January 17th if you would like to attend.

Next Steps
Jan
17
11:45 am11:45

Next Steps

If you're new to Creekside and would like to learn more about our church, please join members of our staff and other church leaders following second service. This is a great opportunity to get to know us and Creekside better. Food and coffee will be provided. RSVP to Elisabeth Callahan.

Baptism
Jan
17
10:30 am10:30

Baptism

Our next baptism is scheduled for Sunday, January 17th during the 10:30 a.m. service. If you would like to make a public confession of your faith by being baptized, please contact Elisabeth Callahan. If you have questions about baptism, please contact John Bruce.

 

 

Mental Health Support Group
Jan
14
6:30 pm18:30

Mental Health Support Group

This group is for those who have a family member or loved one with mental health challenges. We meet at the San Leandro Library on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. We offer support, prayer community resources, and confidentiality. For more information, contact (510) 430-0607, ext. 101.

Creekside Cafe
Jan
13
4:00 pm16:00

Creekside Cafe

High School and college students are invited to join us for study and tutoring, coffee, tea and snacks. Contact Jeff Kaetzel for more information.

 

Pastoral Succession Plan Informational Meeting
Jan
10
11:45 am11:45

Pastoral Succession Plan Informational Meeting

Join Creekside's leadership for an opportunity to discuss our long term plans for pastoral succession. John Bruce has recently announced his planned retirement at the end of 2017. The Creekside membership will be voting on whether to approve our leadership's recommendation of Jeff Bruce as our next senior pastor on March 20th, 2016. This meeting will be one of three opportunities to ask questions and express opinions and concerns before the vote in March. 

Middle School Group
Jan
5
7:00 pm19:00

Middle School Group

All middle schoolers are invited to join us in the Student Center on Tuesday nights for games, time with friends, and Bible study. Contact Jeff Kaetzel for more information.

San Leandro Warming Shelter
Jan
4
Jan 31

San Leandro Warming Shelter

Creekside is partnering with the San Leandro Warming Shelter as they care for the city’s homeless population by providing a place to stay on cold and wet nights. You can help by donating new sleeping bags, socks, t-shirts, and sweats and dropping off your donations at Creekside.

Cookie Sunday
Dec
27
10:00 pm22:00

Cookie Sunday

Stuck with too many left over Christmas cookies? Let us help. Bring your cookies and your appetite to Cookie Sunday! We'll enjoy everyone's leftover cookies between services. 

If you bring cookies to share, please place them on the table in the Creekside Community Room by 10:00 a.m. on Sunday. 

Christmas Eve Service
Dec
24
5:00 pm17:00

Christmas Eve Service

Come celebrate Christ coming to earth through singing and Scripture. Childcare for infants through five year olds will be provided.

Motel Ministry
Dec
20
3:00 pm15:00

Motel Ministry

Share God's love with the residents of the Starlite Motel in Oakland by distributing gift bags and serving Sunday supper. You can also help by donating dried fruit or Bibles for the gift bags or writing a personal note of encouragement. Contact Lucy Stokely for more information.

E-Waste Fundraiser
Dec
19
9:00 am09:00

E-Waste Fundraiser

Need to clear out some closet space? Get rid of old electronics and help support Creekside's English Camp Missions Team at the E-Waste Recycling and Shredding fundraiser in the church parking lot.

A Very Star Wars Christmas
Dec
18
6:30 pm18:30

A Very Star Wars Christmas

All middle and high school students and their families are invited to join us at Creekside on Friday nights for dinner, games and fun.   

December 18th is A Very Star Wars Christmas. Join us for our annual Christmas party!

Christmas Choir
Dec
17
Dec 20

Christmas Choir

Everyone is invited to join our Christmas Choir!

We will have two rehearsals: Thursday, December 17th at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, December 19th at 9:30 a.m.

We will sing during the 9:00 and 10:30 a.m. services on December 20th.

No singing experience is necessary. We would love to have you sing with us.

Contact Ann Schultz to sign up or receive more information.

Ornament Making Party
Dec
12
10:00 am10:00

Ornament Making Party

Join us for our annual party for all kids and their families. You are invited to spend the morning eating delicious cookies and making six different ornaments. This event is free and open to the entire community. Contact Katie Camarillo for more information. 

Arkham Asylum
Dec
11
6:30 pm18:30

Arkham Asylum

All middle and high school students and their families are invited to join us at Creekside on Friday nights for dinner, games and fun.   

December 11th is Arkham Asylum. Come and help Batman defeat the worst villains that Gotham has ever seen. 

Kids' Christmas Choir
Dec
6
Dec 20

Kids' Christmas Choir

All K-5th graders are invited to join our Kids' Christmas Choir!

Kids can attend rehearsal in the Student Center during either the 9:00 or 10:30 a.m. service on December 6th and December 13th. Any kids who want to participate in the choir will be released after the worship portion of the service and can follow Rachel Butler to rehearsal instead of attending their regular Sunday school class. Rachel will bring the kids back to their Sunday school classes when rehearsal is finished and parents can pick them up there.

The choir will sing during both the 9:00 and 10:30 a.m. services on December 20th.

Contact Max Butler for more information.

Chili Cook-Off
Dec
4
5:00 pm17:00

Chili Cook-Off

Compete or eat at this fun annual event!

Compete!

1. 10 men will go head to head in this fiery competition!
2. Bring a large pot of chili that can serve between 20-30 people, a serving spoon or ladle, and any additional supplies you may need to serve and transport your chili.
3. Set up your station at 4:30 p.m. in the Creekside Community Room. You will have 20 minutes to set up. When Mark announces, "Ladles down!" the competition starts.
4. Guests will receive 10 taster cups and vote for first, second, and third place. The winners will be announced that evening.
5. Bowls, taster cups, utensils, napkins, sides, and drinks will be provided.
6. If you would like to compete, contact Mark Hess at (925) 577-9463.

Eat!

1. Come eat delicious chili and support a good cause! Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. Tickets include chili, cornbread, salad, and lemonade.
2. You can choose to judge and receive 10 taster cups or choose not to judge and receive 1 bowl of chili.
3. All proceeds support sending students to camp this summer. 

 

Creekside Craft Fair
Dec
4
Dec 5

Creekside Craft Fair

Come to the 12th Annual Creekside Craft Show on Friday, December 4th from 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 5th from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Shop for beautiful handmade items from over 30 local artists, eat yummy food, try your luck at a raffle, and get your gifts wrapped for free. You can also enjoy a chili cook-off at 5:30 p.m. on Friday night.

Proceeds benefit summer camp scholarships for Creekside's Student Ministries. For more information, contact Sandra Hess.

Pie For Breakfast
Nov
29
10:00 am10:00

Pie For Breakfast

Don't miss the one Sunday a year when hospitality between services is made up completely of delicious pies! 

You can help by bringing a. Your appetite and b. Your favorite pie!

If you bring a pie to share, please place it on the table in the Creekside Community Room by 10:00 a.m. on Sunday. 

Beth Moore Bible Study
Nov
17
7:00 pm19:00

Beth Moore Bible Study

All women are invited to join us for this monthly Beth Moore Bible study. We'll watch a DVD, discuss the lesson, and pray for each other. The study is at Katie Atwood's home in San Leandro. RSVP to Katie if you would like to attend.

Mommy And Me
Nov
17
10:30 am10:30

Mommy And Me

Mommy and Me is a free, safe, and fun indoor playtime for infants through pre-K kids with age appropriate toys and activities. Drop in anytime between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Get to know other local parents and caregivers, help your child meet new friends, and enjoy a room full of toys that you don't have to clean up! Mommy and Me has a special music class on the last Tuesday of the month and does not meet the first Tuesday of the month. We meet in the Creekside Community Room.

Blood Drive
Nov
14
9:00 am09:00

Blood Drive

We need volunteers to donate blood, bring baked goods for the donors, greet donors, help with set up and clean up and provide child care. Call Creekside for more information at (510) 430-0607.

 

Nov
5
7:00 pm19:00

Night Of Worship And Prayer

Join us for a night of extended worship, praise, and prayer. We will gather for song, scripture, and community by lifting our hearts and prayers to God. Contact Max Butler for more information.