APRIL 18, 2014
He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed!



Easter Celebration Services

April 20th - Easter Services

6:30 AM - Sunrise service at Lightning Field. It's a beautiful time to gather as a family of beleivers to watch the sunrise and worship our Lord and Savior. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Coffee and donuts will be waiting for you.

7:30AM - Easter Service in the Sanctuary

9 & 10:40AM - Easter Service in the Thunderdome With some beautiful special music!

Note: No Sunday night service, we resume on April 27th in Ephesians 4 with Pastor Chris Wagner.



Kindergarten Preview Night

April 22nd, from 6-7PM, in room D1 & D2, Joshua Springs Christian School is having a Kindergarten Preview Night. Come and see all that we have for your children! If you have any questions, please contact the school office at 760-365-3599.

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Newcomers Lunch

April 27th at 12-Noon - Newcomers Lunch in the Cafe and courtyard. Come meet the Pastors and staff of Joshua Springs and join in on some wonderful fellowship. The baptism will follow the lunch.




Sunday, April 27th in the prayer garden, following the Newcomers Lunch. If you'd like to be baptized, call the church office at 760-365-0769 or you can fill out the connection card in the Sunday hand out bulletin. We have changing areas up by the church office. Those that are being baptized, please wear a dark shirt over your swim suit and bring a towel.



Choice Ministries

Sun., April 27, at 4PM in the Chapel

Choice Ministries - Restoring Gender Wholeness Through an Identity In Christ.



Watchmen Information Meeting

Wed., April 30th at 5:30PM in the Chapel, our guest speaker is Cliff Anderson. He'll be sharing on our 2nd Amendment Rights.

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Comedy Show and Dessert!

May 3rd at 7PM in the Thunderdome. Come join us for lots of laughs and fellowship and dessert! Tickets are $15 per person. All proceeds will benefit Super Hero Kids Kamp. You can purchase tickets at the information table or in the church office.

Note: Dessert is included with the price, but we will also have a Dessert Auction.



Spring Bookfair

May 5th - 14th, Spring Bookfair at Joshua Springs Christian School library. 8AM-4:30PM, Monday-Friday, Wednesday it will be open until 7PM. Fun activities daily after school between 3-4PM.

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JSCS Round Up

Sat., May 10th, 4-7PM - Yee-Haw! It's that time of year again when we round up funds for Joshua Springs Christian School! This year, we will have a western-themed round up with family fun and auctions! The purpose, is to Honor God through the event and in our hospitality. Raise funds for technology. (Our current goal is $14,511) Build community relationships and offer a family fun event. Events: games, chili cook-off, watermelon eating contest, photo booth, dinner, dessert, silent aution, and live auction.

Ticket Sales: *Each ticket includes: meal, dessert, drink & 2 games tickets *Child-$5/$6 at the door *Adult-$8/$10 at the door *Family Pack is 4 meals, 10 game tickets - $25 pre-sale; $30 at door. For more information, call the school office at 760-365-3599.



Men's Retreat

Men's Retreat, May 16-18 at Pine Summit at Big Bear Lake. "Higher Thougths" from Isaiah 55. The cost is $165 for Hotel style room (60 beds available) $110 for Dorm style (125 beds available). A $75 deposit is required to hold your spot.

Please sign up at church or the information table.



Kids Kamp

June 27-29 - Kids Kamp for 2nd grade through 6th grade will be at Forest Home. The theme is "Super Heroes" I John 2:1-2. The cost is $140 per person - a $50 deposit holds your spot. The deadline to sign up and the balance is due by June 13th.



High School Summer Youth Camp

June 30th-July 3, all youth entering 8th grade to those who will graduate in June are welcome to attend. The cost is $150. A $50 deposit will hold your spot & is due by May 1. For more information or questions go to www.facebook.com/selahyouth or www.joshuasprings.org/selah.



Vacation Bible School

July 21-25 we will be getting wild as we begin a unique adventure at Weird Animals Vacation Bible School!

For the best adventure possible, we need lots of volunteers to give some time, energy, and love to the kids who attend.

Please sign up on line at: http://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/joshuasprings.




Latest Update: Pastor Saeed still desperately needs surgery and to be released to his family in the U.S. PRAY - PRAY - PRAY!!

Save American Pastor, Saeed Abedini, from an Iranian Prison sentence. To sign the petition, go to http://savesaeed.org/

Pray also for his wife Naghmeh and their 2 children.



Joshua Springs Bible College

If you are interested in Bible College, please contact Pastor Bob at 760-820-2187 or e-mail him at pastorbobwagner@yahoo.com. All classes are held at the Bible College at 55475 Santa Fe Tr. in Yucca Valley.

Available Classes: Church History, Tabernacle, Hebrew, Isaiah, Intro. to Biblical Counseling, Christian Fundamentals, Koinonia, Minor Prophets, Practical Ministry, Lectures and a class for women only taught by Shari Geissinger.



J.S. Capilla Calvario - Spanish Ministry

The Spanish Ministry with Pastor Alfredo and Cris Aceves is at 55475 Santa Fe Tr. in Yucca Valley.

Services Times are: Sundays 8:30AM - English 10:30AM - Spanish 6PM - Spanish and Wednesday - 6PM

For more information, please contact them at 760-418-5290 or 760-799-8528.



The Springs Calvary and Tooele Springs

Please remember to pray for The Springs Calvary Chapel and Mike & Sheryl Yost in Rupert, Idaho. Also, Josh & Katrina Pound and Max Velarde.

Pray for Tooele Springs and Chris and Lydia Begnaud and their boys in Utah. Also, Sue Jackson & Tommy & Destiny Higgins.

"Make you complete in every good work to do His will, working in you what is well pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever" Heb 13:21



Ladies Bible Study

Ladies Bible Study meets on Tuesdays at 9:30AM in the sanctuary and 7PM in the Chapel. 8:30AM Prayer meeting in the Welcome Center Living Room. We are in the Book of Mark. We have a time of worship, a teaching by Merrily Hagerman, group time and a great time of fellowship. Child care is provided for both studies and for the morning prayer time



AWANA needs volunteers!!

AWANA needs listeners and leaders on Wednesday nights at 7PM. If you feel God calling you to this awesome children's ministry, please contact Dan at 760-898-3394 or you can call the church office at 760-365-0769.



Men's Bible Study

Thursdays - 7-8:30PM - Chapel Courtyard - The Beginning of Wisdom Men's bible Study with Jeff Brady and Shawn Chappell.



1829 Bible Study

1829 Bible Study is for all young adults between the ages of 18 and 29. They meet every Friday at 6PM in the Welcome Center. For more informaton, please contact Shawn at 760-660-8909 or Dave at 760-660-0709.



Coins for Computers

Dear Families and Students,

We are halfway through our phase one goal for technology fundraising! As a school family, we want to work together to raise more money towards our goal.

Each class will be given a jar to collect coins daily. The collection will be from April 1st - 25th. At the end of each week, coins will be collected and counted.

Please bring in any loose change (pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters) you have to contribute to JSCS reaching our goal. Once our phase one goal is met ($14,511), the money will be utilized for purchasing projectors for the classrooms and computers for the lab.

Thank you in advance for your support to the students of JSCS. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contat the school office at 760-365-3599.



Exercise Ministry

Mondays at 5:15-6:15pm, Wendy Smith will instruct us in exercise. The classes will be on the balcony in the Thunderdome. All are welcome to come. Bring water, a mat or towel and a hand towel. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes, etc. For more information, call Wendy at 760-401-4088 or like us on Facebook.

Please note, there is no child care. If you do bring your children, they must have adult supervision.



JS Contact Information

Church Office: 760-365-0769

School Office: 760-365-3599

Bible College: 760-820-2187

Preschool: 760-365-2140

Thrift Store: 760-365-4555

Spanish Ministry: 760-418-5290 or 760-799-8528



Mark Your Calendars!

Mondays at 7PM - Pray for our Nation at the home of Cliff & Betty Anderson. Call 760-897-3574.

May 4th - 9-11 - Pancake Breakfast

May 16-18, 2014 Men's Retreat

Oct 10-12 - Women's Retreat

April 24-26, 2015 - Marriage Retreat at Mission Inn



Sunday Morning Services

7:30 AM - Sanctuary

9:00* AM - Thunderdome

10:00 AM - Spanish Ministry (located at 55475 Santa Fe Tr.) for information, call 760-418-5290

10:40* AM - Thunderdome



4:00 PM - Sanctuary

7:00* PM - Sanctuary

7:00 PM - Awana (3yrs. to 5th grade)

7:00* PM - Youth Groups

(*nursery & children's church)




You can download sermons FREE at JoshuaSprings.org! Just click on Sermons, then right click on the one you want and select Save Link! It is that simple!

We also have FREE sermons on iTunes!

Any questions....call the church office!





Online Donations

We just wanted to let you know that we are able to receive tithes and offerings on our website! Just click the link below!



Warriors on the Wall

Many open prayer times! Contact Margaret for more information or to get signed up: elranchodeldummo@earthlink.net

Please send your prayer requests to this email address also.



Prayer Chain Ministry

If you have prayer needs or would like to be a part of this ministry, call Shirley at 760-365-5559 between the hours of 9AM and 9PM.



Man Lunch and Fellowship

Man Lunch and Fellowship is on Tuesdays at noon at the new Asian Buffet (behind Rite-Aid). For $8 you can eat and drink all you want...the fellowship is free!



Nick Vujicic

April 12th - 10:30AM - Come See Nick Speak - Inspirational speaker and founder of the organization Life Without Limbs. This event will be at Southwest Church at 77701 Fred Waring Dr. in Indian Wells. For ticket informaton, please contact 760-324-2275 ext. 316 or you can go to salvationarmycv.org



Visit the Holy Land

In 2014 - Visit the Holy Land and other cities with Pastor Jerel and Merrily. Holy Land only Oct.20-Oct. 29; Jordan extension Oct. 29-Nov 1; Dubai Extension Nov 2-Nov 5; Total of all 3, Oct 20-Nov5; Jordan & Dubai only Oct 28-Nov5.

Brochures of all trips are available in the church office, or go to Joshua Springs website and get information on line. If you'd like a brochure sent, give us a call at 760-365-0769.



Joshua Springs Thrift Store

Donations are always needed and welcomed, they can be dropped off at the back door, just ring the bell & someone will come assist you. For larger items, call 760-365-4555, & we'll arrange to have them picked up. Thank you!!

The Thrift Store is looking for part time seasonal help and volunteers! Please talk to Kathy White.



New - Shotgun Skeet Ministry

"Take a shot with Jesus", join the new Shotgun Skeet Ministry. They will meet the 2nd Monday of each month. Contact Mike Mitchel for information. New and experienced shooters are welcome.



Camping Ministry

Join the Camping Ministry with Tony and Anita Williams. For information, like us on Facebook at Joshua Springs Calvary Camping Ministry or email totexcel@yahoo.com or call the church office at 760-365-0769.

June 7-8 We'll be camping up on Lightning Field. More details to come soon.



Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, May 4th - 9 to 11AM - Pancake and sausage breakfast in the Cafe. The cost is $5. All proceeds go to the Bible College.