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Cross Lutheran
for the week of November 11, 2018
This Week at Cross
Sunday, November 11th
  •   9:00 am: Worship
  • 10:15 am: Sunday School
  • 10:30 am: Bible Book of the Month Seminar
    • Book of Isaiah 
Monday, November 12th
  • 4:00 pm: Gospel of John Adult Bible Study
  • 7:00 pm: Council Meeting
Tuesday, November 13th
  • 9:00 am: Quilting
  • 10:30 am: Knitting
Wednesday, November 14th
  • 6:00 pm: Confirmation Workshop
  • 7:00 pm: Worship with "By Faith"
Thursday, November 15th
  • 7:00 pm: Choir Rehearsal
Friday, November 16th

Saturday, November 17th
  • 9:00 am: Women's Bible Study
Sunday, November 18th
  • 9:00 am: Worship (Cross Kids)
  • 10:15 am: Sunday School
    • Operation Christmas Child
  • 6:30 pm: Bible Study 101
Weekly Ministers
Scripture Reader:  Lea Swanson             
Communion Assistants:  Dave & Ardie Peterson 
Ushers:  Lee Kempf, Dana Flanders 
Acolyte:  Garrett Melstrom
Greeters:  Geno & Rena Hanson
Worship Assistant:  Pam Miles
Coffee Servers:  Schlueter Family
Power Point Assistant: NEEDED
Tellers:  Sue Gibb, Steve Smart
Altar Flowers:  Fouks Family (in honor of Bryce's Birthday)

Eternal Candle:  Lee Kempf (in honor of MyaLynn's Birthday)

Scripture Reader:  Will Daher
Communion Assistants:  Kim and Myah Olson   
Ushers:  Steve Smart, Steve Powell
Acolyte:  Ellie Meyers
Greeters:  Cy & Kay Bjerke
Worship Assistant:  Linda Kempen
Coffee Servers:  Leroy & Barb Dull
Power Point Assistant:  NEEDED
Tellers:  Sue Gibb, Ellen Beer
Altar Flowers:  Soltis Family (in honor of Aiden's Birthday)
Eternal Candle:  Teri & Ray Peterson (in honor of Cody's Birthday)

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
New November Sermon Series!
November 11th:  The Calling of the Parents
November 18th:  The Calling of the Children
November 25th:  The Calling of our Church Family
New Fall Adult Bible Study!
Bible Book of the Month Seminar
  • Sunday, November 11th
  • 10:30 - 11:15 am
  • Fellowship Hall
  • Book of Isaiah
Children, Youth and Family Ministry
Happy fall, everyone!  Cross’s Lutheran Youth Group or LYG!!  will start meeting on Sunday, September 16 at 10:15 am (after September, the group will meet 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!  
Family Play Area:
The Family Play Area is located in classroom 1.  Please feel free to utilize this space at any time.  There is also a basket of activities on one of the tables in the fellowship hall for families and children to use.  Please contact Amanda with questions. 
Operation Christmas Child
Donated Items Due November 11th!
  • Box Packing on Nov 18th During Sunday School
  • Boxes are available for Congregation Members
  • Boxes Due November 18th
Thank you to Carrie Weinandt for leading this effort!
Adult Events
Come Paint, Sip, Create! 
  • Sunday, December 9th (at Cross Lutheran) from 2:00 - 4:00 pm 
  • Minimum of 25 guests
  • Signs range in price from $25 - $100
  • Sign designs include:
    • Christmas, Thanksgiving, Bible 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 where you will choose your sign design and get signed up:

  • Saturday November 10th - 8:00 am - ??
    • All church members welcome! 
    • We need helpers to stack, bag and general help. 
    • If you want to just come help or learn to make lefse we can certainly use help, even for a partial day! 
Wednesday Night Worship 
led by our 
Contemporary Worship Team
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.
Did You Know
Cross Lutheran is registered as an AmazonSmile Charity?
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How does it work? 
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Missed Sunday Worship? 
Here are the Scriptures Readings for this week:

2 Timothy 2:1-10
Psalm 119: 9-16
Gospel of Luke 15:11-32

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 Prayer Ministry Update
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. 
If you did not get a chance to and would like to join one of the following groups, please contact the Church Office.
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

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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