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ENCORE Ministries are uniquely designed to minister to the needs of adults 60 years and older. We provide serving opportunities and help keep them involved in the ministry activities and vision of the church.

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His Eye Is On The Sparrow

"Look at the birds of the sky. They do not sow or reap or store away food in barns and yet your heavenly father feeds them.
Are you not much more valuable than they?" - Matthew 6:26

Please join us for a time of food, fun and fellowship as Peter Neumann leads us in singing our favorite old hymns.

We will enjoy a potluck lunch and ask that you bring the following:

Last Name A-H - Main Dish
Last Name I-P - Salad
Last Name Q-Z - Dessert

Sign up online starting February 16 or
in the Atrium / Venue starting February 19.

A baby sparrow waits for his mother to feed him

Weekly Bible Studies


Join this friendly group of 60+ adults for an interactive Bible Study led by Elder Mike Otto.

Participants will engage and grow spiritually while studying a book of the Bible together.  No registration is required and walk-ins are welcome!
Contact: Mike Otto


Sunday School led by Mike Jones
A warm and friendly crowd will be pleased to welcome you to this on-going, in-depth Bible study.
No registration required.

What We Do

ENCORE Ministry provides:

Pastoral Care

Sunday School

Mid-Week Bible Studies

Social/Outreach Activities

Volunteer/Ministry Opportunities

Spiritual Counseling

Memorial, Funeral and Wedding Services

Our Core Values

  • Provide a sense of community and a sense of connection, participation and inclusion in the various ministries and activities of Creekside.
  • Provide ministry opportunities for adults who are 60+ and prepare them to fulfill those needs.
  • Provide spiritual encouragement, counsel and pastoral care as needed.
Updates from Bob Speizer, Senior Adults Pastor

Encore Staff

Bob Speizer

Position: Senior Adults Pastor
Phone: (916) 685-4821 x116
Email: bob.s@creeksideeg.com
Categories: Pastoral Care Team, Pastors
Bob and his wife, Nancy, have been attending Creekside since 1991 with a five-year sojourn to Germany as missionaries. He accepted the Lord in the fall of 1977. He began his full-time ministry as high school pastor at Bethany Community Church in Tempe, Arizona, starting there right after seminary in 1982. Bob and Nancy were married in 1979 and have two children. Bob grew up in Southern California, and says his hobbies include Cat whispering, Hula Hoop theology and traveling…. Actually, the last is true. Add, reading, and watching old movies. His favorite verses are: · Phil. 1:6 – Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. · John 14:27 – Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.

Bob Speizer

Senior Adults Pastor

Bob and his wife, Nancy, have been attending Creekside since...

Contact Us

For questions or information about the ENCORE ministry and fellowship, simply contact us here.