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New CareSeries classes are beginning soon! Check out this page for current classes and in-session groups!
This video series offers valuable information combined with group discussion to support and encourage those dealing with grief.
This class will be offered online and registration is required. After registration, you will be contacted by someone on our team with the link to the class. Register using the button below!
This group offers support to anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide. Through education and sharing, participants learn to cope with the mix of confusing emotions suicide can leave behind, experience encouragement from an understanding community, and find new hope for the future.
This group, with newly formatted curriculum, offers support for those who have been through a divorce and are ready to engage their new life. By exploring practical topics and engaging discussion, participants can discover God’s desire for their life in this new season.
Have you ever wrestled with wondering if God really cares about you, or do you continue to struggle with destructive behaviors that keep dragging you down? Do you question why your most important relationship aren’t working and why you aren’t leaving the legacy you hoped for? Based on the book Man Alive by Patrick Morley, Man Alive: Transforming Your Seven Primal Needs into a Powerful Spiritual Life engages these questions and more as it explores the seven primal needs of
every man and identifies how these needs can be transformed into the vibrant spiritual life God desires for you to live.
Anger is a part of life, but anger doesn’t have to control your life. This four-week class covers the basics of understanding and managing anger in healthy ways. Learn practical insights, rooted in biblical principals, that will equip you to identify triggers, process anger effectively, and engage others in a Christ-honoring way.
We all face trials in life, but sometimes it can be hard to know how to utilize the truth found in Scripture to apply to our modern-day circumstances. This class will identify powerful and practical insights that Scripture offers, review tools that assist in studying Scripture, and explore how the principles in Scripture are relevant for the trials you may be facing today.
405-354-9456 | 4 North 6th, Yukon, OK 73099 | Open third Thurs. of each month (1-7 p.m.)
The agency provides help with utilities and rent if a cut-off notice or eviction notice has been received, for Yukon residents. A clothes closet, food bank, and aid with obtaining prescription drugs are all available. Eviction or cut off notice required. Eastern Canadian county for utilities and rent. Food, prescriptions, and clothes. Yukon only.
405-348-5195 | P.O. Box 5043, Edmond, OK 73083 | Mon – Fri, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | < a href="www.shepherdsoflove.org">www.shepherdsoflove.org
Offers financial assistance for utility bills. Have bills in hand when calling. (No rent or rent deposit.)
405-246-1100 | 1001 N. Pennsylvania Ave., OKC, OK 73107 | www.salvationarmyokcac.org
-Emergency financial assistance for utilities (depends on availability of funds), Department of Human Services (DHS) – Call individual offices for information on assist, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), benefits to help low-income elderly and disabled persons with heating fuel and utility bills (gas and electric only)
-Emergency shelter for men
-Emergency family and women’s shelter
-Red Shield Diner & Kitchen serves meals free to the community
-Boys and girls club program provides children with meals, homework assistance, character-building activities and recreation activities at the center, located at 2808 S.E. 44th and 201 S. Bickford in El Reno, 73036
-Serves Oklahoma, Canadian and Cleveland Counties
Find out more about how to get help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.
405-232-7164 | 1335 W. Sheridan, OKC, OK 73106 | www.jesushouseokc.org
-Used clothing free of charge; first come, first serve
-Meals provided daily to the public – weekdays-3 hot meals (7:30 a.m., 12 p.m. & 4:30 p.m.), weekends-2 hot meals (10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.)
-Food baskets (M-W-F, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
-Furniture and appliance assistance
-Emergency shelter (single men & women age 18 and over)
-Utility assistance when possible
405-232-2266 | 127 N.W. 7th, OKC, OK 73102 | https://www.stpaulsokc.org/guild-of-saint-george
-Help with prescriptions: will take first 15 applicants, assists up to $30.00, does not help with antidepressants, hormones, or pain medications, must come in person for assistance
-Small food pantry in conjunction with the Food Bank of Oklahoma
-Provides mobile meals to home-bound seniors
-Bus pass for job interview or doctor appointment, extended bus passes for new job until first paycheck
-Provides assistance with utility bills
405-354-9591 | 119 S. 6th St., Yukon, OK 73099 | www.compassionatehandsyukon.com
-Serves zip code: 73099
-Referrals to community resources
-Housing and emergency shelter
-Transportation for elderly
405-523-3000 | 1232 N. Classen Blvd., OKC, OK 73106 | www.catholiccharitiesok.org
Supports central and western Oklahoma and serves all regardless of race, religion, ability to pay, or national origin. Services include:
-Adoption and pregnancy services: Provides support and counseling for birth parents and adoptive parents
-Offers counseling, support and education program that provides professional outpatient counseling services for families, children and individuals needing short-term professional help
-Disaster services: immediately following a disaster, may provide emergency assistance funds for food, shelter, clothing and other basic necessities
-Emergency rent and utility assistance: developed to be a stopgap for clients that have found themselves in a crisis and need assistance with housing or utility deposits, or with a housing or a utility payment (gas, water, or electric). Assistance can only be provided once a year.
-HOPE: a family support service with a long-term case management program
–Sanctuary Women’s Development Center provides a safe, secure, empowering environment for at-risk women and their children
–Holy Family Home provides supportive transitional housing in a residential setting for homeless women and children
-Housing services: Opportunity for affordable housing to low-income families or individuals
–Villa Isenbart is sponsored by Catholic Charities, is an affordable housing development for people who are 62 years and older and who meet specific income requirements as required by HUD
–Trinity Gardens is designed for persons who are 62 years of age and older and of specific incomes
-Immigration legal services
Oklahoma small businesses that experience substantial economic loss because of Coronavirus can receive low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital if their state qualifies for such federal funds. The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management has a form for assistance available here.
OSSBA has gathered a variety of resources and tips to help Oklahoma school districts proactively prepare for the Coronavirus threat. As of March 19, the state of Oklahoma has 44 positive cases of Coronavirus. We encourage school districts to proactively communicate with families about preparatory activities. Click here to see the latest status from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, and view their new Coronavirus tracking dashboard here.
Provides short term care for children while parents work through a crisis. Parents voluntarily allow their children to stay in safe, loving homes while they seek to restore stability in their lives. Typically, the assistance to these families lasts only a few months.
Open 24 hours a day| http://www.crisisnurseryokc.com/
The OKC Crisis Nursery offers emergency care for children in crisis for up to 48 hours. (Similar to day care, but free and short-term.)
Neighbor helping neighbor | https://beaneighbor.ok.gov/s/
Be A Neighbor is a movement of relational transformation sweeping across our state. By leveraging the power of technology, BeANeighbor.org will bring to light and strengthen connections, county by county, of people ready to help their fellow Oklahomans achieve lasting change and independence. If you are in need of help, or you want to get more engaged in your community to help others, this website is meant to be a tool for you to find your closest neighbor.
Crossings will be partnering with Feed the Children to help provide boxed, emergency meal kits to children in need. Sign up to serve on the response team, which will be utilized as needed in the in the following areas:
-Deliver emergency food packages to homes in the area.
-Volunteer with the mobile meals to deliver food to seniors.
-Assisting with special needs of shut-ins, seniors, or individuals unable to leave their homes.
Some of our local ministry partners and associates are making adjustments to continue serving those who are most at risk and vulnerable in our community during this time.
Serve opportunities may develop further over the weeks ahead, but here are a few of the immediate needs:
-Assist in receiving food donations
-Assist with food collection at local groceries and restaurants
-Pack and distribute emergency food packages
-Distribute boxed meals via mobile drive-thru(s)
Local Ministry Partners
Meals on Wheels OKC
Edmond Mobile Meals
BritVil Community Food Pantry
Volunteer teams are limited in number. Various roles and service shifts available. Contact Sue Butler at email@example.com.
Project 66 (Edmond)
2612 S. Kelly Ave, Edmond, OK 73013 | Phone: 405-341-1353 | Volunteers are limited to 5 per service shift. The shifts are on a first come, first served basis (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday – 9:30 AM-12 PM and Monday, Thursday – 5:45-8 PM). Volunteers contact Jessica at firstname.lastname@example.org.
405-341-3111 | 25 W 3rd Street, Edmond, OK 73003
Contact Edmond Mobile Meals: email@example.com
Learn more about Edmond Mobile Meals by clicking the button below.
Ending Hunger OKC
405-609-1035 | 222 NW 15th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Contact Meals on Wheels: firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn more about Meals on Wheels by clicking the button below.
Bible App for Kids
The Parent Cue
405-341-1353 | 2612 S. Kelly Ave Edmond OK 73013 | https://www.project66.org
Contact Project 66: email@example.com
Learn more about Project 66 (Edmond) by clicking the button below.
405-842-1275 | 8717 N Western Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73114 | http://www.helpbritvil.com/
Contact BritVil Community Food Pantry: firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn more about BritVil Community Food Pantry by clicking the button below.
Everyone comes from some kind of family, and every family has some kind of issues. This class is designed for couples who want to understand where their crazy comes from and how to manage it well.
CareSeries classes and groups include dinner (pizza and salad bar) from 5:30 p.m.-6:20 p.m. in the Atrium prior to regular meeting time from 6:30-7:45 p.m. CareSeries is held at Crossings Community Church – OKC Campus, and adult courses are held on the second floor, in the Adult Education wing, unless otherwise noted. Please enter through the southeast entrance of the building by the Gym or the east entrance by the Atrium.
Preregistration is not required, but we’d love to know you’re planning to attend! You can RSVP by clicking the red “RSVP” button below to let us know you’re coming.
Are you new to CareSeries at Crossings OKC? Check out this OKC Campus map for parking lot and classroom details or explore our LifeCare page right here to learn more!
Your marriage is worth protecting, but it takes work. This class is for couples who want to discover ways to communicate rationally and minimize the hurt done when conflict occurs.
Based on Peter Scazzero’s book, this course examines factors that hinder healthy spiritual growth, identifies symptoms of unhealthy spirituality, and explores the connection between spiritual and
Have you ever heard the word “co-dependency” and wondered what it is all about, or if it is something you struggle with? This group will explore the basics of what co-dependency is, how it affects relationships, and how to move beyond co-dependent behaviors that impede God’s design for healthy Christ-centered relationships.
Based on the book Safe People by Cloud and Townsend, this in-depth, 11-week study looks at ways to make wise choices in relationships from friendship to romance. In this study, you’ll discover how to avoid repeating your own relational mistakes and how to pick safe, healthy people for the friends you make and the company you keep.
Led by NAMI trained facilitators, this educational course is for adult family, caregivers, and friends of individuals living with mental illness.
Preregistration is required; please call 405-408-0886 or email email@example.com to register. Childcare is not offered for this group.
This newly-formatted, 7-week course specifically addresses the needs of those grieving a miscarriage or loss of an infant and offers a safe place to explore the many emotions created by grief, gain practical ways to walk through the grief process, and receive support from others who have experienced similar circumstances.
Understanding how anger influences your life is an important step for men who are wanting to grow in their relationship with God and with others. Participants discover the sources and triggers of anger and learn productive ways to cope and respond to life challenges.
Participants discover the sources and triggers of anger and learn productive ways to cope and respond to life challenges. Understanding how anger influences your life is an important step for women who are wanting to grow in their relationship with God and with others.
This new group has been developed to provide both education and support for Caregivers of
those with various forms and stages of Dementia. Join us for this seven-week course to find
encouragement and a place of reprieve as you support those you love.
This study is designed for the woman who desires to deepen her relationship with the Lord and experience His presence on a daily basis. We will examine practical ways to help you begin to have the freedom of forgiveness, reclaim the joy of walking with the Lord, identify and apply your spiritual gifts, and use your story to minister to others.
This program helps teenagers who are struggling with life-controlling hurts, hang-ups, and habits. Designed for 13-18 year old students, CR4Teens has everything needed to lead young people in making Jesus the foundation of their lives, avoiding or breaking cycles of dysfunction, and experiencing God’s incredible forgiveness and healing. CR4Teens is a program that helps teenagers travel the path to freedom, healing and wholeness. This dynamic resource mirrors the content presented in the successful Celebrate Recovery program.
When was the last time you thought about the health of your soul? Using the book of Soul Keeping: Caring for the Most Important Part of You by John Ortberg, this class explores what the soul is and why caring for the soul is central to growing in your relationship with Christ.
We are excited to partner with Reboot Combat Recovery to offer this powerful class designed specifically to address the areas of trauma that service members face in light of deployments and tours of duty. This group engages topics including identity, false guilt, grief, loss, spiritual wounds, and others, all in the context of a safe and supportive environment.
Preregistration is required for this class. Please contact Gerry or Tracey Rouse with any questions. Gerry Rouse – firstname.lastname@example.org, 817-919-1092 / Tracey Rouse – email@example.com, 817-919-0659 with any questions.
This group is for women who have found themselves entering the world of “singleness;· because of divorce, death of a spouse, or other life circumstances.
Participants explore ways to engage their life with Christ while learning to embrace the future with a renewed sense of purpose and direction.
A.A. is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
AA meets Mondays from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Pavilion at Crossings OKC (located by the pond at the northeast corner of the Crossings OKC campus).
Divorce Recovery II is a 13-week video/discussion group addressing issues associated with divorce and separation. Topics include depression, loneliness, financial survival, and forgiveness.
ACA is an anonymous 12 Step program of women and men who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes. Participants discover how childhood affected them in the past and influences them in the present.
This support group offers hope and help to those dealing with a loved one’s alcohol addiction.
Al-Anon meets Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m. in the Pavilion at Crossings OKC.
This informational class helps dispel myths, reduce fears, and support those dealing with depressive illnesses. Sponsored by Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
In this 12 Step recovery group, men and women share their experience, strength, and hope to help others recover from a gambling problem.
This group offers support and understanding for family members and friends of those dealing with mental illness.
Parenting in a blended family is different. Learn how to better understand the unique parenting challenges a blended family presents and gain practical tools to make your parenting efforts a success.
Ever desire to make a change in your life but end up failing after a few tries, only to return to your old habits and destructive behavior? Explore the seven foundational principles that make accountability work, and identify why accountability so often fails. Research and Scripture are clear, the potential for growth increases when we do it in community with the support and encouragement of others.
One of the foundational components of a healthy marriage is good communication. Learn and practice communication basics to increase your connection as a couple and improve your ability to walk through conflict as a team.
This group for men who are ready to dig deeper into God’s design and plan for their life explores three essential questions every man who is serious about discipleship must ask:
1. Do you want to get well?
2. What are you thirsty for?
3. Are you willing to become a servant? Men explore how to live with integrity in all areas of life including home life, work life, and thought life.
This group is for men who want to live a life pleasing to God. Through book studies, accountability, and discussion, this group encourages men as they pursue the life God has designed for them to live in every aspect of their relationships, career, and thought life.
All of us have suffered painful emotional and relational hurts. God calls us to forgive those who have hurt us, but that’s often easier said than done. This group explores why we forgive, how to engage the process of forgiveness, what forgiveness is and is not, and the role of reconciliation.
Based on the book Boundaries by Henry Cloud and John Townsend, this group explores what boundaries are and how to set them in healthy ways. Participants learn to recognize their own boundary issues and how they impact the relationships they have. Boundaries is open to anyone interested in improving their family, romantic, or social relationships.
Divorce Recovery I provides initial support and direction for those who have been or are in the midst of separation or divorce. This group is led by trained facilitators who have experienced the pain of divorce in their life, who understand the challenges and difficulties divorce presents, and who have also found healing in the restoration God’s love provides.
This group covers topics specific to the needs of Blended Families including the fundamental steps to blended family success, practical and realistic solutions to the issues you face as a stepfamily, and encouraging perspectives on building a thriving family life. Whether married or soon-to-be married, you’ll discover how to communicate effectively and solve the everyday puzzles of stepchildren relationships.
You were born at a specific time, to a specific family, in a specific place. All of that was intentional on the part of the “Author and Perfecter” of your faith as He weaves your story into His. Writing your story can help you understand more fully why you were created, to remember how God has moved in your life, and to discover a
stronger sense of direction and God’s purposes in your life. Join us this summer for this brand new class that will offer participants the opportunity to gain insight and understanding to the story of their life.