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               Cross Lutheran
for the week of February 3rd, 2019
This Week at Cross
Sunday, February 3rd
  • 9:00 am: Worship
    • Noisy Offering (Good Samaritan Fund)
  • 9:15 am: Sunday School                          
  • 10:30 pm: Worship
Monday, February 4th
  • 4:00 pm: Gospel of John Adult Bible Study
  • 6:30 pm: WELCA MEETING
Tuesday, February 5th
  • 9:30 am: St. Croix Conference Pastors Meeting (9:30 - 1:00 pm)
Wednesday, February 6th
  • 6:00 pm: Confirmation Workshop
  • 7:00 pm: Worship 
Thursday, February 7th
  • 7:00 pm: Choir Rehearsal
Friday, February 8th
Saturday, February 9th
  • 8:00 am: Men's Ministry
Sunday, February 10th
  • 9:00 am: Worship
  • 9:15 am: Sunday School  
  • 10:30 pm: Worship
Weekly Ministers
(9:00 am)
Scripture Reader:
Worship Assistant:
Communion Asst:
Coffee Servers:
Power Point Asst:


Lea Swanson

Lee Kempf

Madyson Osegard
(10:30 am)

Scripture Reader:
Worship Assistant:
Communion Asst:
Power Point Asst:

Eternal Candle:

Altar Flowers:
Ellen Beer

Sue Gibb, Ellen Beer

Joe & Melissa Traynor
(9:00 am)
Scripture Reader:
Worship Assistant:
Communion Asst:
Coffee Servers:
Power Point Asst:

Mary Roen

Chloe Peterson
(10:30 am)

Scripture Reader:
Worship Assistant:
Communion Asst:
Power Point Asst:

Eternal Candle:

Altar Flowers:

Sue Gibb, 

Joe & Melissa Traynor

Joe & Melissa Traynor Family

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

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 3rd:

February 10th:

February 17th:

February 24th:


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 

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

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

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


  • Sunday, February 3:: New Worship Schedule Pilot Begins! 
  • Sunday, February 3:: Second Grade Faith Marker During Sunday School
  • Sunday, February 3:: Trollhaugen Youth Skiing Event
  • Sunday, February 24:: Family Event - Swimming at The Centre in NR (2 pm)
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
  • Scholarships Available!
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
Missed Sunday Worship?
Scriptures Readings for this week:
Jeremiah 1:4-10
1 Corinthians 13:1-13
Psalm 71:1-6

Gospel of Luke 4:21-30

The Opioid Crisis:
You Can Make a Difference!
** Please contact Mary Roen if you are interested in attending **
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM CST
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:
While Kay is away...  contact Sue at:

Phone:     (715) 781-3925

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:
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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1246 County Road TT
Roberts, Wisconsin 54023

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