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               Cross Lutheran
for the week of January 13th, 2019

January 27, 2019
  • Immediately Following Worship
    • Approval of Annual Budget
    • Election of New Council Members
    • Potluck following the Meeting
      • Sign-up at the Welcome Center
      • see Kim Olson 
This Week at Cross
Sunday, January 13th
  • 9:00 am: Worship
  • 10:15 Sunday School
  • 10:30 am: Bible Book of the Month Seminar
    • Jeremiah
Monday, January 14th
  • 4:00 pm: Gospel of John Adult Bible Study
Tuesday, January 15th
  • 9:30 am: Quilting
  • 10:30 am: Knitting
Wednesday, January 16th
  • 5:30 pm: Mission Trip Info Meeting
  • 6:00 pm: CYF Ministry Team Meeting
  • 6:00 pm: Confirmation Workshop
  • 7:00 pm: Worship 
Thursday, January 17th
  • 7:00 pm: Choir Rehearsal
Friday, January 18th

Saturday, January 19th
  • 9:00 am: Women's Bible Study
    • Child care available
Sunday, January 20th
  • 9:00 am: Worship
  • 10:15 am: Sunday School
  • 6:30 pm: Bible Study 101
Upcoming Events
Friday, January 18th
  • Family Movie Night! Incredibles 2! Dinner, Movie, Popcorn!
Monday, January 21st
  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm: Confirmation Project Service Day
Weekly Ministers
Scripture Reader:  Lea Swanson

Worship Assistant:  Amanda Swanson
Communion Assistants:  Barb & Leroy Dull
Ushers:  Lee Kempf, Geno Hanson

Greeters:  Paul & Joan Nyhus
Coffee Servers:  Rena Hanson, Jennifer Leen
Tellers:  Sue Gibb, Will Daher

Acolyte:  Lily Host
Power Point Assistant: NEEDED
Eternal Candle:  Sue Gibb
                         In Honor of: Brian Gibb's Birthday

Altar Flowers:  

Scripture Reader:  Pam Miles

Worship Assistant:  Teri Peterson
Communion Assistants:  Steve & Mary Ellen Melby
  Myron & Hannah Kempen

Greeters:  Lee Kempf & Barb Shank
Coffee Servers:  Diane Smart & NEEDED
Tellers:  Steve Smart & Steve Powell

Acolyte:  Lucy Mansell
Power Point Assistant: NEEDED
Eternal Candle:  

Altar Flowers:  
Sue Gibb

Please click on the link below to view the January Weekly Minister Schedule.
If you are not able to fulfill the volunteer position, please contact a replacement or the church office.  

Thank you! 
Weekly Minister Schedule for January
  • Wednesday, January 16: Mission Trip Info Meeting (5:30 pm)
  • Friday, January 18: Family Movie Night at Cross!  Incredibles 2! Dinner! Movie! Popcorn! 
  • Friday, January 21: Confirmation Project Service Day (10am - 2pm)
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!
  • 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.
  • July 28 to August 2, 2019
  • Leave Cross on Sunday morning and return on Friday afternoon        
  • Middle School and High School students
  • $324.00 (for the trip) and $200 (approximate) for van rental and gas.
  • Fundraising efforts will begin as soon as all spots are filled
Wednesday, January 16th at 5:30 pm
Wednesday Night Worship 
led by our 
Contemporary Worship Team
Missed Sunday Worship?
Scriptures Readings for this week:
Isaiah 43:1-7
Acts 8:14-17

Gospel of Luke 3:15-17, 21-22

New Fall Adult Bible Study!
Bible Book of the Month Seminar
  • Sunday, January 13th
  • 10:30 - 11:15 am
  • Fellowship Hall
  • Jeremiah
Women's Bible Study
Session 5: The Shoes of Peace
  • Jan 19th, 2019 
  • 9:00 - 11:00 am
  • Cross Lutheran Fireside Room
  • Child Care Available
Warm Hearts, Warm Hands!
  • During the month of January, we will be collecting NEW hats, mittens, scarves and gloves for children and adults, to be donated to a local non-profit.
  • Items can be placed on the Christmas tree in the Fireside Room.   
  • Baby clothes, sizes 0 to 3 years, are greatly needed by mothers and little ones in Honduras where we will be doing our Mission work.
  • Please support this Mission by bringing new or slightly used baby clothes to Church by February 10, 2019?
Blessings to you in your support of these mothers and children.
~ Steve Smart

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:
While Kay is away...  contact Sue at:

Phone:     (715) 781-3925

Click HERE for the Prayer Ministry Update
Holy Land Trip
11 Day Trip: June 24 – July 4, 2019
  • Tel Aviv
  • Tiberias
  • Bethlehem
  • Jerusalem
Please see Pastor Durk for questions.
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:
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) 
* 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: or (612)702-5509.
You may also contact the Church Office at: or (715) 749-3551
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