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The Thief of Joy

By Abi Oxley-Derrick
May 12, 2022

Comparison: The Thief of Joy “We won’t be distracted by comparison if we are captivated with purpose.” - Bob Goff We started a new series last weekend called “The Heart of the Matter,” and we kicked it off strong, studying the story of Leah and Rac...

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Serve Weekend: May 2022

May 05, 2022
Last weekend we held our first Serve Weekend of 2022, and it was an unforgettable couple of days! With 14 projects and 300 volunteers spread throughout the community, making an impact and changing lives, we are still blown away by the willingness of the Creek Family to be Set in ...

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Africa 2022 Recap

By Amy Wolfe
April 28, 2022

As I reflect on our trip to Rwanda, I find it hard to believe that it has been nearly two months since our return. This trip was my fourth trip, and third trip that my husband Ed and I had the honor to lead. Each trip has been uniquely different, with God's work evident in everyt...

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Marriage 101: Kintsugi

By Ron and Kay Davis
April 21, 2022

Kintsugi: Repairing and Appreciating that Which Was Broken As Kay and I prepare to celebrate our 47th year of marriage, I can’t help but give thanks to the Father for His wonderful gift of such a godly helpmate. While 47 years is certainly an accomplishment to be proud of;...

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The Next Generation

By Alec Jacks
April 14, 2022

When it comes to the next generation, I’m so grateful to be at The Creek! We want every student and child to connect, grow, and go as they become fully discipled followers of Jesus. We have seen so many students and children give their life to Christ, serve in various role...

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Time of Worship: Rest on Us

April 07, 2022
Join Lauren and Josh for a time of worship!

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Compassion Fatigue

By Abi Oxley-Derrick
March 31, 2022

Pastor Matt’s message last week was a heavy one. To be honest, the series that we’re in, taking a deep dive into James, has been week after week of gut punches and strong convictions. Each message has left me overwhelmed with ways I can be wiser, more loving, more int...

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Israel Recap: Part 2

By Matt Oxley
March 24, 2022

I have so much to share about our recent trip to Israel and Egypt that I am writing a follow up from the first post. Some sites I was able to record a video of the revelation and send it back. One particular site that I was able to do a video but wanted to expand on was the Garde...

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Israel Recap: Part 1

By Matt Oxley
March 17, 2022

Heather and I had an incredible opportunity to tour the Holy Land, Israel. The trip had a packed schedule and had us visiting multiple sites per day trying to take it all in. We worked through a journal to make notes at each site but still could not get it all! Since we have been...

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Missing Magic

By Alec Jacks
March 10, 2022

When I was in 7th grade, I would slip a fantasy novel over the math textbook I was supposed to be working through, and read the books I wanted to read during class. C.S. Lewis, Tolkien, and Robert Jordan kept me company while I should have been learning long division or whateve...

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10 Tips for Reading the Bible

By Abi Oxley-Derrick
March 04, 2022

10 Tips for Reading the Bible: Let’s face it: reading and studying the bible every day is not always easy. Life is full of distractions and the enemy is really good and getting in the way of quiet time in the Lord’s presence. But despite all of this, God is clear tha...

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Time of Worship: Believe for It

February 24, 2022
We hope you'll slow down and worship with us for a few minutes! 

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Rhythms of Rest

By Abi Oxley-Derrick
February 17, 2022

We’re officially at that point in the year where things are crazy. The holidays are long behind us, summer break feels like an eternity away, and we are caught in a season of constant going. Between work, and children, dozens of activities, commitments, family time, chores,...

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Marriage: Grind or Glory?

By Alec Jacks
February 09, 2022

Marriage: Grind or Glory? We’ve all got interesting things in our church past, don’t we? I remember every year at church camp, there would be at least one day where the student pastor, or whatever male group leaders had come along on the trip sat all the guys down t...

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Focus Week 4: Set in Motion

By Amy Wolfe
February 02, 2022

I always enjoy when it’s the start of a new year and we cast vision with our church body. Getting back to the fundamentals of who we are as a church is energizing and motivating. The Focus series has given us the opportunity to reflect on the importance of our “Set ...

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Focus Week 3: Set Free

January 27, 2022
The idea of being Set Free is so important to the core of who we are as a church. We believe so fully that God does not call us to live in our past, or allow the enemy to have strongholds on our lives. We are passionate about seeing people walk in the freedom that only God can pr...

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Focus Week 2: Set in Family

January 20, 2022
This month we are in our Focus ‘22 series, where we are working through the vision that God has given us as a church this year, and how this ties into our “Set Ins.” It’s no secret that at The Creek, we are passionate about seeing people Set in Family, and...

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Focus Week 1: Set in Relationship

By Matt Oxley
January 13, 2022

Happy New Year Creek family! I am so grateful for all that God has done in our church and I am so excited for another year of building the Kingdom with all of you. Each year at The Creek, we start with our Focus series where we outline the vision that God has given us for the yea...

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New Year, New You

January 06, 2022
Well, here we are! A new year is upon us, and if you’re like me, you’re almost through the first week of resolutions that you promised yourself you’d finally do! Maybe this year you decided to get super healthy, and now, six days in, you couldn’t be more t...

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Advent Week 4: Love

By Abi Oxley-Derrick
December 22, 2021

It’s officially the last week before Christmas! During the week that is traditionally overrun with errands and wrapping and cooking and last minute shopping, the meaning of Christmas can slip away as chaos allows frustration to seep in. I don’t think that it’s a...

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Advent Week 3: Joy

By Abi Oxley-Derrick
December 16, 2021

Can you believe that it’s already the third week of Advent, and that December is over halfway gone? It feels like this point in the Christmas season ushers in the chaos of finishing the shopping and wrapping, endless parties and recitals, and the bizarre combination of urge...

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Advent Week 2: Peace

By Abi Oxley-Derrick
December 09, 2021

“Peace on Earth and goodwill to men!” This is a phrase we all know well, and hear around the holidays a lot. And in the world we live in, and after the last few years we’ve all had, we sure could use peace on Earth.   Last week we began the Christmas seaso...

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Advent Week 1: Hope

By Abi Oxley-Derrick
December 02, 2021

I love this time of year. The traditions, the intentional moments of slowing down to soak in the beauty of the season, the feeling of anticipation. Christmas is truly the most wonderful time of the year, and I am so excited to celebrate the birth of our savior with my church fami...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 24, 2021
Happy Thanksgiving to our incredible Creek family! We are praying that the next couple of days are restful and rejuvenating as we slow down and reflect on God’s goodness! As we celebrate Thanksgiving tomorrow, we just want to encourage you to stop and take some time to than...

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Time of Worship: Breathe Miracles

November 18, 2021
Join us for a time of worship!

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Celebrating Serve Weekend!

November 11, 2021
Two weekends ago, we closed out Impact Month with our first Serve Weekend since 2019. It was an INCREDIBLE time being out in the community, meeting very real needs! Over the course of the weekend, we had over 300 people Set in Motion within 12 projects, totaling 650 hours of volu...

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The Impact of Impact Month

By Abi Oxley-Derrick
November 04, 2021

October was a big month around The Creek! For the first time, we dedicated and set aside an entire month to focus on serving. One of the core values that is foundational to our church is this idea of being Set in Motion, meaning that once we’re saved and engaged in the comm...

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Time of Worship: Reign Above it All

October 28, 2021
Join Abi and Adam for a time of worship.

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Teaching Your Kids to Share Their Story

By Alec Jacks
October 20, 2021

As a church family, we’ve spent some time this year learning how to share our stories. We’ve heard stories about the transforming power of the Gospel working in so many of us, and heard about how God has rescued, changed, and grown us step by step into the men and wom...

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The Art of Sacrificial Worship

By Abi Oxley-Derrick
October 14, 2021

The Art of Sacrificial Worship Picture this: it’s a hectic Sunday morning, you’re rushing out the door making sure all the kids are dressed and the dog has eaten, you were already late for church and now the traffic is terrible. When you finally make it into the wors...

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Making an Impact with Africa New Life

By Amy Wolfe
October 07, 2021

While I have always had a heart for serving others through community outreach, never in my wildest dreams or master life plan did I think of going to Africa. Even further from my plans was the thought of going on a mission trip, sponsoring children and now leading teams to this b...

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Life Group Spotlight

By Ed Wolfe
September 30, 2021

If you’ve been at The Creek for any amount of time, you’ve heard us stress the importance of being Set in Family through Life Groups. We are huge believers in the idea that church happens outside of the building, and some of the best discussions happen around a kitche...

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Time of Worship: Lord Send Revival

September 23, 2021
Join Adam for a time of devotional and worship! 

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Welcome To The Creek Website

June 28, 2021
Welcome to our new website, and our newly launched blog! We are so excited to see what the Lord has in store for this little corner of the internet. We feel called to use our voice and our presence on the internet to uplift people and share the goodness of God through every...

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