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           Cross Lutheran
    for the week of December 2nd, 2018
This Week at Cross
Sunday, December 2nd
  • 9:00 am: Worship 
  • Noisy Offering! **
  • 10:15 am: Sunday School
Monday, December 3rd
  • 4:00 pm: Gospel of John Adult Bible Study
Tuesday, December 4th
  • 9:00 am: Quilting
  • 10:30 am: Knitting
Wednesday, December 5th
  • 5:30 pm: Christmas Caroling (all are welcome!)
  • 6:00 pm: Confirmation Workshop
  • 7:00 pm: Worship with "By Faith"
Thursday, December 6th
  • 7:00 pm: Choir Rehearsal
Friday, December 7th
Saturday, December 8th
  • 8:00 am: Men's Ministry
Sunday, December 9th
  • 9:00 am: Worship - Christmas Program
  • Noisy Offering
  • 10:15 am: Sunday School
  • 10:45 am: Bible Book of the Month Seminar
    • Gospel of Luke
  • 2:00 pm: Adult Only Painting Party
    • Pre-registration required (See link listed on the event below)
 ** This Month's Noisy Offering will benefit the Hearing Loop Fund **
Weekly Ministers
Scripture Reader:  Lea Swanson           
Communion Assistants:  Tom & Sue Cody
Ushers:  Dave & Ardie Peterson
Acolyte:  Hattie Rippentrop
Greeters:  Jim & Carolyn Hartmon
Worship Assistant:  Linda Kempen
Coffee Servers:  Olson Family
Power Point Assistant:
Tellers:  Sue Gibb, Ellen Beer
Altar Flowers: 
Olson Family
Eternal Candle:  Olson Family
                        (in honor of Myah's 18th Birthday)

Scripture Reader:  Steve Smart          
Communion Assistants:  Barb & Leroy Dull
Ushers:  Joe & Logan Traynor
Acolyte:  Logan Traynor
Greeters:  Myron & Linda Kempen
Worship Assistant:  N/A - Sunday School Program
Coffee Servers:  Jane Hamlin, Celeste Boles       (SS Parents bringing treats)
Power Point Assistant:
James Vogt
Tellers:  Sue Gibb, Ellen Beer
Altar Flowers: 

Eternal Candle:  NEEDED

Please click on the link below to view the November 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 November
Poinsettia order forms are now available!
Order forms are available at the  Welcome Center and in the Church Office.  
6.5" Red, Pink and White are $8.50. 
10" Red Fireside Poinsettias are also available for $30.00. 
Please note: Orders are due      Thursday December 6th, 2018.     
  • Christmas Caroling on Wednesday, December 5 at 5:30 pm.  All are welcome!
  • Sunday, December 9: Christmas Program during worship with Advent activities after worship for children and families
  • Interactive Christmas Eve worship service at 4:00 pm - geared toward children and families, but of course, all are welcome!
  • January 6: Faith Marker for 1st grade class during Sunday School
  • Friday, January 18: Family Movie Night at Cross!  Incredibles 2! Dinner! Movie! Popcorn! 
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!  
Wednesday Night Worship 
led by our 
Contemporary Worship Team
Missed Sunday Worship?
Scriptures Readings for this week:
Jeremiah 33:14-16
1 Thessalonians 3:9-13
Psalm 25:1-10
Gospel of Luke 21:25-36
Adult Wood Sing Painting Event!
Come Paint, Sip, Create! 
  • Sunday, December 9th (at Cross)
  • Minimum of 25 guests
  • Signs range in price from $25 - $100
  • Sign designs include:
    • Christmas,
    • Thanksgiving, B
    • ible verses, family names... and more. 
    • SO MANY to choose from!!
Enjoy time and fellowship with your church
family while painting, eating, and sipping! 

Please use the online registration link below
to sign up (and choose your sign design)
Click HERE for the registration link
New Fall Adult Bible Study!
Bible Book of the Month Seminar
  • Sunday, December 9th
  • 10:30 - 11:15 am
  • Fellowship Hall
  • Gospel of Luke
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:
Click HERE for the December 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:
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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Cross Lutheran Church
1246 County Road TT
Roberts, Wisconsin 54023

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