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Creekside Fall 2023 Calendar

By Laura Vickery

There's a lot happening at Creekside this fall. To help you plan ahead and stay connected to the life of the church, here’s an overview of what’s happening these next few months at Creekside.


Sundays @ 9
9 - 10 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall
[Note: A six-week women's class will run from October 15 - November 19 while the Dig Deep into Scripture class takes a pause to study Jonah and Joel. The Jonah and Joel class will be open to both men and women.]

Fellowship Time
10 - 10:30 a.m. on the back deck

Worship Service
10:30 a.m. in the worship center

Youth Group (6th-12th) and Treasure Seekers (2yo-5th)
4 - 6 p.m. | Creekside

Recurring Events

One Another Groups
One Another Groups (OAGs), or small groups, meet in homes across Gainesville throughout the week.
To get connected to a group, fill out the interest form.

First Sunday Pizzas
Every first Sunday | after church|Fellowship Hall

Barnabas Dinners
Every first Tuesday | 6:30 - 8 p.m. |Fellowship Hall

Women of the Word (Women's Bible Studies)
Every Tuesday: Ezekiel study from 9-11am and Acts study from 9:15-11:30am
Every Thursday: Acts study from 7-8:15pm
Contact Martha Carlson for details:

Men’s Bible Study
Every Thursday | 7 - 8 a.m. | Zoom
Contact Eric Olson for details:

Men’s Prayer
Every Thursday | 7 - 8:30 p.m. | Creekside, OAG room
Contact Rich Schofield for details:

Special Events

Women's Fall Lunch
September 10 | after church |Fellowship Hall
Women, join us for a fall lunch! RSVP to let us know how much food to prepare.

Night of Worship
October 11| 6 p.m. |Worship Center
Church family, join us for an evening of singing, praying, and Scripture reading.

Foster Florida Lunch
October 22 | after church | Fellowship Hall
Learn how the church family can support foster parents.
Interested in becoming a foster parent? Stay for a Q&A session afterward.

Welcome to the Family Weekend
November 10-11 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Friday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday |  Pastor Steve's home and Creekside
Interested in becoming a member at Creekside? Join us for a weekend all about Creekside and church membership. Register here.

Ordination and Family Dinner
Sunday | November 12 | 4-5 p.m. ordination in the worship center, 5-7 p.m. family dinner on the back lawn
Join us for Associate Pastor Eric Olson’s ordination, followed by a catered church family dinner.

Deck the Halls
November 29th | 6-8 p.m. | Fellowship Hall and Worship Center
Let’s decorate Creekside for the Christmas season, starting the evening with pizza! RSVP to

Advent by Candlelight: A Creekside Women's Event
December 10 | 5-7:30 p.m. | Fellowship Hall
A Christ-centric evening for Creekside women, with music, speakers, and a dinner/dessert buffet. Interested in hosting / decorating a table? Contact Barbara Hassan: or text/call 847-912-8565.

Carols by Candlelight
December 24 | 6 p.m. | Worship Center
Save the date for our Christmas Eve service!

Creekside 60+ Lunch
December 31|after church | Fellowship Hall
As we come to the end of 2023, everyone in the Creekside 60+ ministry is invited to a special potluck. Keep your eyes open for future messages about this gathering where we'll work to bless a local ministry.

Mark your calendars for Holy Week: March 24-31

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