Summer Sermon Series - "Top Ten Ways to Find Freedom"
May
28
Jul 30

Summer Sermon Series - "Top Ten Ways to Find Freedom"

Have you ever felt trapped? Ever wish you could have the ability to make significant changes in your life? We all have been there. The good news is that God has a plan so that we don't just have to dream about an abundant life. We can live it every day, no matter our circumstances. Beginning Memorial Day weekend and finishing on July 30th, join the journey to dive deeper than ever before into the Ten Commandments and learn how these laws of love work to provide a life of genuine joy and freedom. 

There will be additional midweek Wednesday services from Wed. June 28th through Wed. July 26th with Holy Communion!

Midweek Summer Worship
Jun
28
7:00 pm19:00

Midweek Summer Worship

We will be meeting for 5 Wednesdays during the summer for an opportunity to worship midweek! The final Wednesday will be spoken in Portuguese and translated for our English speakers!

Runs June 28, July 5, 12, 19 and 26

Royal Rehab and Nursing Home Mission
Jul
2
2:00 pm14:00

Royal Rehab and Nursing Home Mission

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!

 

A record breaking group of 17 went to Royal Rehab on March 5! Many thanks to all the attendees and the sweet pup!

Vacation Bible School
Jul
17
Jul 21

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School 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 "Mighty Fortress: In Jesus, the Victory is Won!"  Registration forms are available!

Contact Cathy Hayes at admin@crosshanover.org or call 781-826-5121 for more information or to register or volunteer to teach or help!


Hanover Day
Jun
24
9:00 am09:00

Hanover Day

Hanover Day is a local event that has been happening for many years on the last Saturday in June at Sylvester Field. Look for our table and stop by and say hello!

 Bible Study
Jun
20
7:00 pm19:00

Bible Study

 

All are welcome to these studies to these studies and we  hope that all interested will attend! Join us as we embark on a journey to the Holy Land. We are beginning a series “That the World May Know” with Ray Vander Laan. Future weeks for study are June 6 and ending on June 20. We are led by Rosangela Lantz.

Congregational Meeting
Jun
11
10:15 am10:15

Congregational Meeting

Our annual Spring Congregational Meeting will be held after worship. We'll be reviewing the past year's blessings and achievements through the grace of God and presenting a slate of officers for our church council!

Scrip Order Sunday
Jun
11
8:30 am08:30

Scrip Order Sunday

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.

Mainspring Meal
Jun
10
1:30 pm13:30

Mainspring Meal

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!

Bible Study - for all Portuguese speaking parishioners and friends - Church of the Cross, Hanover
Jun
7
7:00 pm19:00

Bible Study - for all Portuguese speaking parishioners and friends - Church of the Cross, Hanover

The Portuguese speakers have had scheduled bible studies in homes for the past two months.

The groups will meet at different homes from the North Shore to the Cape - for the convenience of our Portuguese speaking parishioners. 

See Graziely Ferreira or Pastor Paul Lantz for more information.

Upcoming dates:  Junho 7 (Hanover) and 21 (Cape Cod)

                          

New Member Welcome
May
21
9:00 am09:00

New Member Welcome

We will be welcoming new members and welcoming back former members to our Family of Christ here at Church of the Cross!

 

 

Ruth House: Fashioning the Future Luncheon and Fashion Show
Apr
30
12:45 pm12:45

Ruth House: Fashioning the Future Luncheon and Fashion Show

at Lombardo's, Randolph, MA. Please join us for a very special spring luncheon and fashion show to establish the Fashioning the Future Fund for the Ruth House of Brockton, MA, a teen parenting program of Ascentria Care Alliance.
The Fashioning the Future Fund will provide assistance to Ruth House moms as they transition to independent living.

Event tickets: $60.00 per person or $600.00 for a table of 10. Please order your tickets by April 17. All ticket orders will be held at the door for pick up. Doors open at 12:45pm.

$24 of the cost of each ticket is tax deductible. Net proceeds will be used to establish the Fashioning the Future Fund for the Ruth House of Brockton, MA, a teen parenting program of Ascentria Care Alliance.

Any questions, please email Layne Harden (lharden@ascentria.org).

For more information, please visit www.ascentria.org/fashion.

Men's Pick Up Basketball
Apr
24
7:00 pm19:00

Men's Pick Up Basketball

FINAL NIGHT FOR 2017!

THANK YOU TO ALL PARTICIPANTS FOR A FABULOUS SEASON!

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.  Began in February and ends April 24.  No cost, but please sign up by contacting Pastor Paul at (plantz@crosshanover.org)

The Resurrection of Our Lord
Apr
16
9:00 am09:00

The Resurrection of Our Lord

"You Will See Heaven"

 And he said to him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, you will see heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man.”                                                    John 1:51

Easter Breakfast
Apr
16
7:30 am07:30

Easter Breakfast

Join us before worship on Easter Sunday for Pancakes, Sausage, Eggs, Waffles, Hash Browns & baked goods!

Easter Egg Hunt
Apr
15
10:00 am10:00

Easter Egg Hunt

Our friends at Grace Presbyterian are hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt on our beautiful grounds beginning at 10:00 AM. 

Palm Sunday
Apr
9
9:00 am09:00

Palm Sunday

"We Have Found the Messiah"

I myself did not know him, but he who sent me to baptize with water said to me, ‘He on whom you see the Spirit descend and remain, this is he who baptizes with the Holy Spirit.’       John 1:33

Join us for Palm Sunday worship followed by a delicious brunch hosted  by the Women of the Cross!

Ethnic Dinner
Apr
8
5:30 pm17:30

Ethnic Dinner

Social hour will begin at 5:30 pm and will be followed by guest speakers Nicole DiGiusto, Chef and her father, Carmen. They will tell the story of how an Italian family went from cooking Italian food to having the best Mexican restaurant on the South Shore. Dinner will follow their presentation. Please join us for a wonderful evening of fellowship, food and fun. 50/50 Raffle plus door prizes. Bring a friend!

Spring Clean-Up-postponed to April 8th
Apr
8
8:00 am08:00

Spring Clean-Up-postponed to April 8th

Please join us next Saturday April 8th  to help spruce up the grounds!

Many hands make light work!

 

Ongoing Spring cleaning indoor or outdoor is available at your convenience. If the weather is good and you feel like raking or picking up twigs - we appreciate any help you can offer! Thank you!

Youth Choir
Apr
6
4:15 pm16:15

Youth Choir

Church of the Cross offers a great opportunity for Middle School and High School youth to have a great time singing. You do not have to have any previous experience singing in a choir. They practice once a week and sing in worship about once a month. Please contact Pastor Lantz to sign up or for more info.(plantz@crosshanover.org)

Lenten Bible Study Series
Apr
5
7:00 pm19:00

Lenten Bible Study Series

We are looking at "A Case for Christ" by Lee Strobel.

This study relates the journey of an atheist reporter for the Chicago Tribune who set out to investigate the claims of Jesus and ended up being a Christian.

A wonderful Bible study to grow in appreciation of God's love and confidence to share your faith with others.

Visit from Ascentria
Apr
2
9:00 am09:00

Visit from Ascentria

Lauren Payne, representing the Ruth House in Brockton, will be visiting our congregation to give us the latest news from Ascentria.

She will also be telling us more about the upcoming Fashion Show on April 30th, to benefit the Ruth House.

Apr
1
Apr 10

Project Moses Brazil Mission Trip

Thoughts and prayers are with our friends at Faith Lutheran Church in Troy, Michigan as they carry out their annual Project Moses Brazil Mission Trip for 2017.

Valentine's Dinner
Feb
18
5:30 pm17:30

Valentine's Dinner

The Parish Life/Uptown Group Team will be hosting a Valentine's Dinner! Save the Date! Gene Lancaster and Barbara Hutchison will be blessing us with their cabaret style singing!

More information soon!

Life Celebration Dinner
Jan
28
5:30 pm17:30

Life Celebration Dinner

Our Parish Life/Uptown Group Team are kicking off the New Year with a Life Celebration dinner. Save the Date! Please join us and invite your friends to an evening to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, baptisms, new members, and Jesus' birthday! It will be a potluck dinner and cake and ice cream will be served for dessert!
Bring your dimes! You'll find out why that evening!

Epiphany Dinner
Jan
6
6:30 pm18:30

Epiphany Dinner

Dottie Hayes has graciously offered to open her home for the Women's Epiphany dinner. Please bring a dish to share and a $10 grab gift! Call the church office or email us at admin@crosshanover.org for her address!