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PEEK OF THE WEEK! 
for the week of 
February 17th, 2019

You Can Now Sign Up For Weekly Minister Duties ONLINE!
  We’re trying out a new system for managing our worship volunteers!

The links below will take you to a site that will allow you to choose what you’d like to volunteer for, provide the same information as on our sign-up sheets, and automatically receive a reminder the week you signed up.  With the addition of a second service, the need for volunteers is greater than ever.  I ask that you give full consideration to volunteering, even if you never have before.  Helping out with worship is a great way to feel more connected with the church and meet members you may not have engaged with in the past.  The descriptions are listed below the links in case you’re not sure what each position’s responsibilities are.  We do ask that Greeters, Ushers, and Communion Assistants arrive early, as part of their responsibilities take place before service starts.

Sign up here!

February 17th: www.volunteersignup.org/KKW3P

February 24th: www.volunteersignup.org/RL7J3

March 3rd:       www.volunteersignup.org/T43K8 
March 10th:     www.volunteersignup.org/3KD7Y
March 17th:     www.volunteersignup.org/Q7QWK
March 24th:     www.volunteersignup.org/HEEKC
March 31st:     www.volunteersignup.org/LXQ8B


Here is the run down of what each worship position does:

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.

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)

- Thank you for your time and being a part of our worship family!

Will Daher, Worship Committee Chair

 

This Week at Cross
 
Sunday, February 17th
  • 9:00 am: Worship
  • 9:15 am: Sunday School 
  • 10:30 am: Worship
Monday, February 18th
  • 5:00 pm: Worship Committee
  • 6:30 pm: Stewardship Commitee
Tuesday, February 19th
  • 9:00 am: Quilting
  • 10:30 am: Knitting
Wednesday, February 20th
  • 6:00 pm: CYF Ministry Team Mtg.
  • 6:00 pm: Confirmation Workshop (Money Matters; Parents Attend)
  • 6:30 pm: Choir Rehearsal at UCC
  • 7:00 pm: Worship 
Thursday, February 21st
 
Friday, February 22nd
 
Saturday, February 23rd
  • 3:00 pm: Choir Concert at UCC
Sunday, February 24th
  • 9:00 am: Worship
  • 9:15 am: Sunday School  
  • 10:30 am: Worship
  • 2:00 pm: Family Event - Swimming at The Centre
Weekly Ministers
02.17.19
(9:00 am)
 
Scripture Reader:
Worship Assistant:
Communion Asst:
Ushers:
Greeters:
Acolyte:
Power Point Asst:

(10:30 am)
 
Scripture Reader:
Worship Assistant:
Communion Asst:
Ushers:
Greeters:
Acolyte:
Power Point Asst:

Coffee Servers:
Tellers:
Eternal Candle:
Altar Flowers:
Youth Led Service
 
Youth
Youth
Youth
Youth/Parents

Youth/Parents
Sidnie Roshell
 

 

Kelly Mansell
xx
xx
Sue Gibb, Ellen Beer

xx
Kendra Fox
xx


Natalie Hoppe
Sue Gibb, Ellen Beer

Joe & Melissa Traynor
Needed
              ----------------------------
02.24.19
(9:00 am)
 
Scripture Reader:
Worship Assistant:
Communion Asst:
Ushers:
Greeters:
Acolyte:
Power Point Asst:

(10:30 am)
 
Scripture Reader:
Worship Assistant:
Communion Asst:
Ushers:
Greeters:
Acolyte:
Power Point Asst:

Coffee Servers:
Tellers:
Eternal Candle:



Altar Flowers:

 
xx
xx
xx
xx
xx
Rhett Schweitzer
xx



Ellen Beer
xx

xx
Ellen Beer
xx
Jamie Martin 
xx


xx
xx

Sue Gibb (in honor of Sarah Jenkins Baptism)
xx
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WEBSITE SPONSOR FOR FEBRUARY: 
Joe & Melissa Traynor Family

If you are not able to fulfill the volunteer position, please contact a replacement or the church office.  
Thank you! 
CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILY EVENTS
  • Sunday, February 24:: Family Event - Swimming at The Centre in NR (2 pm)
++++++++++++++++++++++++++

First Communion Workshops Coming Up! 
  • All current 3rd grade students 
  • Students above 3rd grade that may not have received their First Communion yet
Sunday, March 3rd :
(during the Sunday School hour) 
  • Chalice decorating with Jason Rohde
  • cost is $15, payable to Cross Lutheran on or before 3/3/19
Sunday, March 10th, 12:00 - 1:30 pm: 
(lunch will be served)
  • First Communion Class with Pastor Durk (Parents Attend also)
Sunday, March 17th: 
(during the Sunday School hour)
  • Communion Bread Baking w/ Jen Leen
Sunday, April 7th:
  • First Communion during the 9:00 am worship service!
Please contact Pastor Durk or Amanda with questions.  
Thank you! 

 
++++++++++++++++++++++++++

YOUTH GROUP (LYG!!)
Cross’s Lutheran Youth Group or LYG!!  started meeting on Sunday, September 16 at 10:15 am (starting in October, the group meets on the second Sunday at 10:15 am). 

LYG!! is open to all youth in grades 8-12; non-Cross teens are invited to attend too!  The mission of the LYG!! is provide a safe space for teens to connect with one another and have conversation about topics they are facing and how this relates to their faith journey.  Come and check out this group!  
2019 Summer Mission Trip to
Rapid City, South Dakota!

 
** The mission trip is now full, but if people are interested, please contact Amanda ASAP to see if a spot may be able to be secured. **
 
Watch for upcoming fundraisers if you wish to support the mission trip participants:
  • Lent dinners 
  • Easter brunch
  • Pasta with a Purpose in May  

A big thank you to Kim Olson for organizing and executing the Lenten dinners again this year! 
 
What?
  • Students may serve all or part of the week at a food shelf, clothing distribution center, soup kitchen, children’s program or elder care facility.
  • You'll have the option of visiting Mount Rushmore or the Crazy Horse Memorial for an additional per-vehicle cost.
When?
  • July 28 to August 2, 2019
  • Leave Cross on Sunday morning and return on Friday afternoon        
 Who?
  • Middle School and High School students
Cost?
  • $324.00 (for the trip) and $200 (approximate) for van rental and gas.
  • Fundraising efforts will begin as soon as all spots are filled
  • Scholarships Available!
 
Missed Sunday Worship?
Scriptures Readings for this week:
Jeremiah 17:5-10
1 Corinthians 15:2-20
Psalm 1

Gospel of Luke 6:17-26

 

Roberts Food Pantry
(RE: 2019 Donation $152.33)

 

“Thank you for the “noisy” donation.  Cross Lutheran has been a great source of support for the food pantry for many years now.  It has been so very appreciated.  Thank you, and God Bless the Noise!

~ The Roberts Food Pantry
 

T.H.U.G. Ministry
(RE: 2018 Donation $1257.20)

 
“I would like to take this opportunity to personally thank you for your support of T.H.U.G. Life Ministry Corporation in 2018.  The commitment you made by your donation was greatly appreciated.  Your donation allowed us to assist many more homeless teens than would otherwise been possible.  On behalf of the board members, myself, and the homeless teens who have been helped due to your generosity, we would like to thank you for your support.”  
~ Sincerely, Sara Rank, Executive Director

 
Wednesday Night Worship 
led by our 
Contemporary Worship Team
"BY FAITH"
continues EVERY WEDNESDAY!
The Opioid Crisis:
You Can Make a Difference!
** Please contact Mary Roen if you are interested in attending **
When
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM CST
Where
Luther Park Bible Camp
944 24 1/4 Street, Suite 2
Chetek, WI 54728
 
Join us Tuesday, February 19th for a FREE workshop with presenters:
  9:00 am:   Registration
10:00 am:  Session 1: Addition General Overview
11:00 am:   Session 2: Opioid Addiction Alcohol Addiction
12:00 pm:   Lunch
12:45 pm:  Session 3: Role of Congregation Role of Family in Addiction
  1:45 pm:  Session 4: How to Use the Resources

Rev. Kal Rissman - Pastor Kal, ELCA, has spent almost 40 years of his ministry working with addictions as a Master Addiction Counselor, Nicotine Dependency Counselor, Marriage and Family Life Therapist, hospital chaplain and parish pastor.
Rev. Aimee Wollman Nesseth, M.Div, M.S. BCC -Aimee is a Board Certified Chaplain in the ELCA who is currently on leave from call and working as the Program Coordinator for the Northwest WI Healthcare Emergency Readiness Coalition. She is responsible for building a coalition of public and private healthcare organizations, including faith communities, to build resilience and increase emergency preparedness.


 
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. You may email Kay at: kmnbjerke@gmail.com.
 
PLEASE NOTE:
FROM JANUARY 8th TO MARCH 16th, PLEASE CONTACT SUE CODY FOR PRAYER REQUESTS.
 
While Kay is away...  contact Sue at:

Phone:    
(715) 781-3925
Email:       smcody5656@gmail.com

 
Click HERE for the Prayer Ministry Update
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.
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. 
Here are the Connections! groups that have formed:
* 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 (x2)
               led by Jan Manore, and 
               Tom &
Fran (Heinbuch) 
Sullwold
* 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 did not get a chance to and would like to join one of the following groups, please contact the Church Office.  
The Giving Station is available each Sunday for financial offerings and other special appeals! 
We now have a chip reader for those with chipped cards! 
You can still swipe your card if you don't have a chipped card yet.
If you have questions,
please see Pastor Durk.

Need to Contact Pastor Durk??

If you have any Pastoral needs
(i.e. hospitalizations, home communion visits, counseling, etc.)
please contact Pastor Durk at:
pastor@robertscrosslutheran.com or (612)702-5509.
You may also contact the Church Office at: 
churchoffice@robertscrosslutheran.com or (715) 749-3551
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