Cross Lutheran Church ELCA

"Joyfully Doing God's Work"

A worshiping and serving community where relationships are important; people are known and loved. We’re active participants who meet Jesus at Church and follow him into the world. 
Worship Schedule:
8:30 a.m. Sunday School (Sept-May)
9:30 a.m. Worship
 

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Upcoming Events

  • October 2, 2016
    8:30 AM
  • October 2, 2016
    9:30 AM
  • October 2, 2016
    10:30 AM
  • October 2, 2016
    10:30 AM
    Gather after worship for treats and fellowship
  • October 3, 2016
    4:15 PM
    This is a new class that helps us discover how we live out the promises of our baptisms, explore Lutheran heritage, and wrestle with the topics of our day. High school students and adults are invited to join alongside our 8th grade confirmation students for this class, which may include field trips! Sign up on the narthex. We will meet most Monday nights at 4:15-5:15. This month and next, we'll be learning a bit about Luther, why we call ourselves Lutheran, and what makes us Lutheran. Consider reading "Papa Luther," "Luther the Reformer," "When Lightening Struck," or "The Resilient Reformer." There will be no class October 17 and 24.
  • October 4, 2016
    1:00 PM
    Local pastors study the scripture together. 
  • October 6, 2016
    11:30 AM
    Lake Country Cluster of the Greater Milwaukee Synod gathers monthly for worship, prayer, learning, and collaboration of ministry. 
  • October 6, 2016
    7:00 PM
    We'll share regarding the past month, and study the Bible as we prepare for the upcoming month's lessons. Those interested in teaching for the next month are encouraged to participate.  
  • October 8, 2016
    2:00 PM
    Celebrate the beginning of Bishop Paul Erickson's ministry to the Greater Milwaukee Synod by attending his installation service, held at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Wauwatosa. Register here
  • October 9, 2016
    8:30 AM
  • October 9, 2016
    9:30 AM
  • October 9, 2016
    9:30 AM
    There will be a Pet Blessing & giving thanks for all creation- focused worship on Sunday, October 9th at 9:30am, outdoors in parking lot/grass overlooking the prayer garden. Well-behaved pets invited, photos welcomed, remembrances/photos of deceased pets also welcome. We will include creation-focused readings and hymns, individual blessing, prayers, and treats will be sent home. Everyone is invited. This will be a shorter than normal worship to ensure the comfort of all.  
  • October 9, 2016
    10:30 AM
  • October 10, 2016
    Join in our lively discussion of the Gospel of Luke.
  • October 10, 2016
    4:15 PM
    This is a new class that helps us discover how we live out the promises of our baptisms, explore Lutheran heritage, and wrestle with the topics of our day. High school students and adults are invited to join alongside our 8th grade confirmation students for this class, which may include field trips! Sign up on the narthex. We will meet most Monday nights at 4:15-5:15. This month and next, we'll be learning a bit about Luther, why we call ourselves Lutheran, and what makes us Lutheran. Consider reading "Papa Luther," "Luther the Reformer," "When Lightening Struck," or "The Resilient Reformer." There will be no class October 17 and 24.
  • October 10, 2016
    6:30 PM
  • October 11, 2016
    1:00 PM
    Local pastors study the scripture together. 
  • October 13, 2016
    8:00 AM
    Watertown clergy gather for prayer and discussion on how to live the gospel for the benefit of our community. 
  • October 13, 2016
    11:30 AM
    Lake Area Clergy and Leaders meeting for the well-being of the community and the spread of the Gospel.
  • October 16, 2016
    8:30 AM
  • October 16, 2016
    9:30 AM
  • October 16, 2016
    10:30 AM
    Gather after worship for treats and fellowship
  • October 17, 2016
  • October 19, 2016
    11:00 AM
    Join your friends and pew neighbors for lunch at Shorehaven's Cafe LaBelle. Buy your own, come when you're able. Celebrate the joy of being together. Everyone is welcome.
  • October 23, 2016
    8:30 AM
  • October 23, 2016
    9:30 AM

Canoe the Rock River

Second Annual CrossGen Canoe Trip will depart at 10 and conclude with a picnic lunch. Enjoy God's beautiful creation and your friends from Cross. Canoes and kayaks are available! See Arnie to set a date.

Pet Blessing Oct 9, 9:30am

Our worship focuses on praising God for the gift of creation, specifically the pets that have been important members of our households. Please bring a chair and dress warmly. Bring your well-behaved, friendly pets, or a photo. We are collecting items for the Watertown Humane Society.

Learn More

Congregational Vote: 78 ELCA; 42 NALC; 1 other

After conducting four forums to discuss our Core beliefs, the church council met on August 9, to review the results of these forums held in July and August.  The consensus of the council is that we will proceed with a congregational vote to determine if there is enough interest to proceed with a formal vote to disaffiliate from the ELCA and join the NALC.  *continue reading here