Cypress Creek Christian Church will commemorate its 50th anniversary in 2022
Located at 6823 Cypresswood Drive, Spring, the Cypress Creek Christian Church congregation initially began holding services at school saloons and cafeterias in northwest Harris County, before securing land for its home permanent and to officially organize in March 1972. (Courtesy of Cypress Creek Christian Church)
Cypress Creek Christian Church will commemorate its 50th anniversary with a series of celebrations throughout 2022, officials said in a March 1 news release.
Located at 6823 Cypresswood Drive, Spring, the Cypress Creek Christian Church congregation originally began holding services in school saloons and cafeterias in northwest Harris County before securing land for permanent residence. and to officially organize itself in March 1972.
Today, Cypress Creek Christian Church runs a Christmas gift drive for low-income children, hosts AIDS Care Teams â a prison ministry to provide parenting training to incarcerated mothers â and volunteers with country of boys and girls and habitat for humanity. The church was also one of the 10 founding members of Northwest Helping Ministries.
“Today this incredible community is stretching itself into a training center for ‘Love First Life,'” Chief Minister Reverend Bruce Frogge said in a statement. âLove is a radical concept if allowed to exist outside of the limiting definitions that many attempt to ascribe to it. This idea, unleashed among those who seek to prioritize love in all things, has welcomed and affirmed so many who have historically been ostracized and forgotten by the church.”
In 1998, the church opened its doors to the community outside of its congregation by adding a 900-seat performance hall dubbed The center, Cypress Creek Christian Community Center established. As previously reported by Community Impact JournalCentrum’s renovations were completed last summer following extensive damage caused by Hurricane Harvey in 2017.
“At Cypress Creek, we are a community that recognizes and affirms that all people are created in the image of God,” Frogge said. âWe welcome people of all races, genders, ages, physical and mental abilities, sexual orientations, economic circumstances, religious denominations and political affirmations to participate fully in the life of our church. We value diversity of beliefs and are committed to ‘live the love first life’ with all of God’s people. We remain a work in progress, but many people who have experienced spiritual rejection and trauma are finding healing, wholeness and a reconnection to faith.”
The festivities will begin on March 13 with a combined worship service at 10:25 a.m. followed by a catered barbecue lunch, to be held at the Forum’s Activity Center. Reservations for the event will be accepted until March 4 and can be made by email [emailÂ protected]. According to the statement, all proceeds generated from the raffle tickets will benefit the development of a new church for the Christian Church with prizes ranging from gift cards to handmade quilts.
Additionally, Cypress Creek Christian Church will host “Dessert Before Lunch” on June 4 with a 1970s-inspired fashion contest after worship. A draw for the raffle contest will also be carried out. 281-376-7113. www.cypresscreek.cc