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Cross Lutheran
PEEK OF THE WEEK! 
for the week of 
DECEMBER 29th, 2019
Weekly Ministers
12.29.19
Scripture Reader:
Worship Assistant:
Communion Asst:
Ushers:

Greeters:
Acolyte:
PowerPoint Assist:
Mary Roen
Will Daher

Leroy & Barb Dull
Dan Tokheim, Jack Tokheim
Tom & Sue Cody
Austin Larson

James Vogt
Coffee Servers:
Tellers:

Altar Flowers:
NEEDED
Sue Gibb, Steve Powell

 
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Weekly Minister Signup sheets for
January  - March
now available at the Welcome Center - 
Please sign up for your preferred dates.  Thank you!  
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WEBSITE SPONSOR FOR DECEMBER: 

Kevin & Becca Soltis Family

ETERNAL CANDLE SPONSOR FOR DECEMBER: 

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If you are not able to fulfill the volunteer position, please  contact a replacement. Thank you!  

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Click HERE for the DECEMBER Weekly Minister Schedule
THIS WEEK AT CROSS!
Sunday, December 29th
9:00 am: Worship
10:15 am: NO Sunday School

Monday, December 30th
OFFICE CLOSED
4:00 pm: NO Adult Bible Study

Tuesday, December 31st
New Year's Eve Day - OFFICE CLOSED

Wednesday, January 1st
New Year's Day - OFFICE CLOSED
HAPPY NEW YEAR!! 
NO Worship, Confirmation, Bible Study or Choir

Thursday, January 2nd
5:30 pm: AA (Open) "12&12" Meeting
7:00 pm: AA (Open) Speaker Meeting


Friday, January 3rd
GRACE PLACE MEAL

Saturday, January 4th


Sunday, January 5th
9:00 am: Worship w/ Noisy Offering
10:15 am: Sunday School
                 Faith Markers for 1st Graders 

CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILY EVENTS
 
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Warm Hearts, Warm Hands
  •  Warm items collection for Turningpoint  begins Dec. 1st!
  • Continues throughout December
Friday, January 10
5;30 pm: Family Movie Night! 
ALL are invited! 
The movie night will feature two movies;
  • One for families with younger kiddos 
  • One for older youth/teens or adults without kiddos. 
 - Dinner will be served from 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm 
 - Movies start promptly at 6:00 pm. 
Popcorn will be served! 
Free-Will donation much appreciated. 
RSVP to Amanda


Friday, January 31
4:30 pm: FEED MY STARVING CHILDREN
 - Please sign up below.

Friday, February 7 - Saturday, February 8
7:00 pm - 7 am : Youth Lock In 
 - Sign up below
Adult Chaperones and volunteers needed!
 - Sign up below.  


CONFIRMATION
Parent volunteers for the 7/8 grade class can sign up for dates that you are available to help out during class.  There are 3 slots per week.  See link below to sign up.  
Thank you for your assistance!
Confirmation Sign-up
Feed My Starving Children Sign Up
02.07.20: Youth Lock In Sign Up
02.07.20: Youth Lock In Parent Chaperone/Volunteer Sign Up
CROSS KIDS NEWS - FALL 2019
WEDNESDAY NIGHT WORSHIP
continues at 7 pm with our 
AMAZING WORSHIP TEAM
"By Faith"!

EVERYONE IS WELCOME!
BRING A FRIEND!  JOIN US!
GIVING IS AS EASY AS 1-2-3 WITH THE 'GIVE+CHURCH' MOBILE APP!
  1. Download on the app store - available for Apple and Android (iTunes or Google Play)
  2. Enter our zip code “54023” and choose “Cross Lutheran Church”
  3. Tap “Give Now” and enter your info
You can make one time, or recurring donations (to the General, Building, or Capital Campaign fund). You are able to make donations to multiple funds in 1 transaction.  You can also give to more than one church via the mobile app, so making a visitor donation is EASY!
Cross Lutheran/Give Plus Mobile
www.robertscrosslutheran.com/give/
WHO'S WHO? 

Do you ever wonder who to contact when you have a question or an idea? 

Do you want to become more involved in what goes on here at Cross, but don't know where to start? 


Wonder no more! 
Attached is the 2019-20 Cross Lutheran Ministry Leader and Committee List.  

** 2019-20 Sunday School Teacher list to be updated soon! **
2019-20 Ministry Leader / Committee List
Missed Sunday Worship?
Here are the Scripture Readings for this week!
 
12.29.19 
Sunday Carol Service -
Each reading is followed with a response carol.  
 
First Lesson:         Genesis 3:8-15
Second Lesson:    Genesis 22:15-18
Third Lesson:        Isaiah 9:2,6-7
Fourth Lesson:      Isaiah 11: 1-9
Fifth Lesson:         Luke 1:26-38
Sixth Lesson:        Matthew 1:8-23
Seventh Lesson:   Luke 2:8-16
Eighth Lesson:     John 1:1-14

 
Don't forget to check out www.robertscrosslutheran.com for the weekly podcasts of Pastor John's sermons!

 
IS PRAYER MINISTRY FOR YOU?

Prayer support is wonderful when going through a hard time.
This is one of our Ministries at Cross.
Please feel free to come to a Prayer Minister during the Service or afterwards.
We promise you confidentiality.
Or, call to have your prayer request put on the Prayer Ministry Fellowship (email).


We also welcome Praise Prayers

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Please check out the link below to the
monthly Prayer Ministry update. 
 
If you would like to join the Prayer Ministry Fellowship in the ministry of intercessory prayer or have a prayer request, please
call Kay at:
715-381-5802, or 
email Kay at: kmnbjerke@gmail.com
Prayer Ministry Update - DECEMBER 2019
Noisy Offering 2019
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JANUARY:    
ROBERTS FOOD SHELF  
FEBRUARY: 
GOOD SAMARITAN FUND
MARCH: 
RED SHOVEL CAMPAIGN
APRIL: 
RED SHOVEL CAMPAIGN
MAY: 
TURNING POINT
JUNE: 
ROBERTS FOOD SHELF
JULY: 
HEARING LOOP FUND
AUGUST: 
ROBERTS FOOD SHELF
SEPTEMBER: 
SCC BACKPACK PROGRAM
OCTOBER: 
GOOD SAMARITAN FUND
NOVEMBER: 
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
DECEMBER:    
SCC BACKPACK PROGRAM

 TOTAL: 

$ 152.33

$   78.58

$
534.36

$ 2240.21

$ _ 58.86

$
_ 81.95

$ _111.35

$ _ 85.79

$ _97.45

$ 162.58

$
128.20

$ 105.10


$3836.76
 
Did You Know
Cross Lutheran is registered as an AmazonSmile Charity?
What is Amazon Smile? 
§ You shop. Amazon gives.
§ Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases.

How does it work? 
§ Use this link to shop: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/39-1182384
Save your Family Fresh/Econofoods grocery ​receipts!
 
We’re raising money for Grace Place meals through the
Direct Your Dollars Program!
  • Every time you shop at a Family Fresh or Econofoods store, save your receipts!
    • Complete original receipt
  • Once we’ve collected $150,000 in receipts, we can turn them in, and receive a $1,000 check for Grace Place!
  • We will be doing this indefinitely.
  • For every $150,000 in receipts, we get $1000!
A Direct Your Dollars box is located near the Welcome Center in the entry.

WEEKLY MINISTER Duties

Curious about what is involved with each of the Weekly Minister Duties? Here is a description!

We are always in need of new volunteers! 

Scripture Reader:
Read scripture during worship service (this is a great way to get kids involved!)

Communion Assistant:
Prepare wine & bread prior to service and helps serve during service 

Usher:
Hand out bulletins prior to service, help with offering plates, help with communion, and count worship attendance for office & Synod purposes.

Greeter:
Greet congregation members as they arrive before worship (arrive 8:30 am)

Worship Assistant:
Lead the Psalm, Apostles’ Creed and Prayers of the Church

PowerPoint Assistant:
Advance the PowerPoint in time with worship service

Coffee Server:
Bring treats, serve coffee, and greet people after worship

Teller:
Help count the offering and prepare bank deposit after worship

Eternal Candle:
A donation to maintain the eternal candle each week ($6 / week or $24 / month)

Website Host:
A donation to maintain the church’s website; this option is only available on the first signup for each month ($30 / month)

We are excited at the generous response to the small group sign ups! Small groups are beginning to meet so watch for information from small group leaders if you have signed up. We are grateful for the volunteers who are leading each group. The hope and purpose of these groups is to build relationships and devotional lives in Christ. 
 
These are our Cross Lutheran  Connections! groups:
* Book Group:
          led by Diane Ullom
* Bible Study 101:

          led by Teri Peterson
* Brew and Bible:

          led by Dan Tokheim & Natalie Hoppe
* Women and Wine:

          led by Megan Spenningsby
* Dinner Group:

          led by Jan Manore 
* Parents of Younger Children:
          led by Nate & Carrie Weinandt
* Woodworking:

          led by Bill Couch
* Board and Card Games:

          led by Heidi Martin
* Life Transitions & Changes:

          led by Mary Roen
* Knitting:

          led by Sadie Varela 
* Community Gardens:

          led by Mike Deneen
 
If you would like to join one of the following groups, please contact the group leader,
Pastor John, or the Church Office.
 
The Giving Station is available each Sunday for financial offerings and other special appeals! 
WE HAVE A CHIP READER FOR THOSE WITH CHIPPED CARDS! 
You can still swipe your card if you don't have a chipped card yet.  


 

In the Case of a Pastoral Emergency:

If you have any Pastoral needs
(i.e. hospitalizations, home communion visits, counseling, etc.)
please contact Pastor John Sutherland at: (715) 651- 2710. 
You can also contact Pastor John via email at:
pastor@robertscrosslutheran.com
You may also contact the Church Office at: 
(715) 749-3551
 or: churchoffice@robertscrosslutheran.com 
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