Dottie Hayes leads a group to visit the residents at Royal Rehab in Norwell. The visit begins with a short devotion, includes delivering gifts made by our Sunday School children, and simply spreading joy!
No visit in August!
We'll see you in September!
A Fall Festival will be held here at church on Saturday, September 22, rain or shine, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The Festival is being organized by the Uptown Group but they are open to anyone and everyone participating. This is a fund raiser with 10' by 12' vendor spaces available for $25. Hot food will be available as well as a bake sale. Please see Linda Giolito (781) 452-7783) and let her know of your interest and support. Sandy Sweetser (781-934-7515 or 781-738-9707) is in charge of renting spaces.
Today is the day to place your order for gift cards, and submit your payment with a check made out to "Lutheran Church of the Cross." The list of retailers is on the bulletin board and the church receives a percentage rebate for every card purchased. Usually the cards are available the next week!
For more information, see the Scrip page under About Us, or phone the church office at 781-826-5121.
It's our night to prepare, deliver and serve a meal at Father Bill's Mainspring Homeless Shelter in Brockton.
We prepare our "Tator Tot Casserole", and deliver an average of 14 of them! We also deliver salad fixings and dressing and many desserts. Sign up to prepare a meal or help deliver.
It's a meaningful way to love our neighbors!
By God’s grace, we are planning our third mission trip in Brazil. The objective is to help support a local Brazilian pastor and his congregation serving in a very poor community. (Canoas, Rio Grande do Sul) As in past years, we will also be working with three large elementary schools and one foster care facility. For more info or if you may like to help financially support this year's mission team, contact Pastor Lantz. (firstname.lastname@example.org) You can write a check and note it's for Project Moses Brazil. Or you can donate by clicking our PayPal button! Thank you!
Every family has dreams of going on wonderful summer vacations. These next two months our congregation will journey through an “A” List of sermon topics that are certain to be fulfilling and life changing. We are at our final destination of this series!
July 29 – “Adoration & Apostles”
This summer will be a time for real growth in God’s Word! Let’s keep praying and inviting others to come for these amazing moments of worship!
Vacation Bible Camp is held from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Monday through Friday. It is offered for children ages 3 - 10 or those entering third grade in the fall. Children and Adults ages 4th grade and up are encouraged to join us to help or to teach!
This year the theme is Concordia's "Splash Canyon" and we'll learn God's promises on life's wild ride! Registration forms are available!
Contact Cathy Hayes at email@example.com or call 781-826-5121 for more information or to register or volunteer to teach or help!
We will be celebrating the end of the school year and the beginning of summer with a Church Picnic right after worship. So, come to church dressed casual! There will be music, games for everyone, and a delicious cookout. This will be a great weekend to invite friends for a visit! If you want to help with the preparations or have ideas to make the event even more fun, contact Pastor Lantz. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
There will be a special Portuguese Bible study at the Cardinal Cushing Recreation Center from 10:30 - 12:30 PM. On the last Sunday of each month, there will be a time for music, prayer and studying God's Word in Portuguese. There will also be games and fun activities for kids and adults. For more information, contact Rosangela Lantz or Pastor Paul.
This Bible study taught by Pastor George Mather is called "Answering the Tough Ones". This study will help you become better equipped to answer tough questions of the faith as it says in 1 Peter 3:15... "Always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect." Feel free to share your tough questions with Pastor Mather so he can address them during the study.
Runs from Sunday April 8 - Sunday May 6.
All are welcome to join Kate and Chip McDonald in their home for a beginner's bible study. It will meet every other week until May 15. Join in anytime. All you need to bring is an open heart to learn and any prayer requests you may have. Each study will have a different theme to examine in the bible. No previous Bible study experience is necessary! All we want is to grow closer to Jesus and the Word of God.
Monday Night Basketball is underway again this year. If you are interested in getting some exercise with a friendly game of basketball, then plan on playing every Monday night from 7:00-9:00pm at Cardinal Cushing gymnasium. This is open to all men high school age and older and it's a great opportunity to invite friends. Begins January 22 and ends April 30. No cost, but please sign up by contacting Pastor Paul at (email@example.com)
This Sunday is our regularly scheduled brunch week offered by the women of the Cross. One of our talented parishioners, Sandy Sweetser, will also be offering her Church of the Cross artwork for sale!
Note Cards $4.00. 8” x 10” framed prints $40. 8” x 10” prints $20. Large framed prints 18” x 23” $125.00.
Cardinal Cushing Recreation Center is open for good times! If you are in High School, this is your chance to have fun and grow in faith. The plan is to meet twice a month on Sundays and have a special event once each month. The special even for February is to go skiing, snowboarding, or tubing during Winter Vacation week. If you need a ride or want more info, see Daniel Stouffer or Pastoer Lantz.
SUNDAY SERMON SERIES FOR LENT 2018
“FEED YOUR SOUL: EXODUS TO FREEDOM”
Reaching the “Promised Land” is always a strenuous journey of faith. Prepare for six wonderful weeks of messages from the book of Exodus highlighting God’s plan to feed our souls and provide freedom.
Feb. 18: "PRAY"... Exodus 3
Feb. 25: REPENT… Exodus 12
Mar. 4: SERVE… Exodus 18
Mar. 11: RESPECT… Exodus 20
Mar. 18: GIVE… Exodus 25
Mar. 25: WORSHIP… Exodus 34
Apr. 1: "CALLED BY YOUR NAME"
Apr. 8: SERVE...Exodus 18
SCRIPTURE READING CHALLENGE FOR LENT – EXODUS
Beginning on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14, you are invited to take part in a journey through scripture to bless your soul by reading all 40 chapters of Exodus. The readings will accompany the Sunday sermons. Read Wednesday-Tuesday and take a break on Sunday.
If you choose, you can download the Bible app and listen to the scripture! Cut and paste this address into your browser! https://www.youversion.com/the-bible-app/