Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church

Welcome to Cross Lutheran Church!

We welcome you, to join us and become a part of our Christian community.

Jesus welcomed everyone; that is our aim, too. Whether you're here for the first time or the thousandth, we count ourselves blessed by your presence.

200 Ruppert Street
Pigeon, Michigan 48755

Church Office: 989-453-3330

Cross Lutheran Church is located 2 blocks south of the main intersection in downtown.
Watch for our sign, then one block west!

Office Hours
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 noon.

Church Services
Service: 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Classes: 10:45 a.m.

2015 - Cross Lutheran Church - Special Offering Schedule. Click here

2015 Lenten Devotional (Click here)

WE HAVE A FAMILY ROOM located off the hallway next to the choir room. It has a changing table, rocking chair, refrigerator, microwave and comfortable furniture. Please feel free to make use of this room!

COMMUNION BREAD We need people to sign up to provide communion bread.

FAMILY FRIENDLY ZONE - Families with small children need easy access to the exits. We would like to keep the last two rows of pews in the church available for them. Please keep this in mind when selecting your seating.

SCRIP CARD SALES will take place on the first Sunday of each month, after service.

NEW PARSONAGE: If you would like to donate money to help build the new parsonage, please make your check out to Cross Lutheran Parsonage Building Fund. Your donation will then be applied to a separate account designated for the building of a new parsonage. Thank you

PIGEON PANTRY - Easter baking is nearing. You can help by supplying flour, sugars, spices, chocolate chips, cooking oil, etc. All cooking supplies are appreciated. Also in need are toiletries and personal items. Please place the items in the tote inside the East Door Entrance. Anything you can donate is helpful. Thank You!

COMPASSION EVANGELICAL HOSPITAL is in a critical financial situation. Due to the poor economy in Guinea and patients avoiding clinics and hospitals for fear of catching Ebola, hospital revenue is dramatically down. Presently, the WHO estimates that we likely will not achieve control or plateau of the epidemic in West Africa for another 8 or 9 months; the worst case scenarios are catastrophic. To help, you can mail a check to: Compassion Evangelical Hospital, P.O. Box 870, Southfield, MI 48037

QUILTING DAY - Can you tie a knot? If so you are qualified to help put together quilts! Each 2nd Wednesday of the month, we meet in the overflow area at 1 p.m. to put together quilts which are distributed locally as well as around the world. We have MANY which need putting together. Please stop by and help out! MISSING! One of the quilt racks has gone astray. If you know its location, please call the church office. Thank you.

CROSS SCHOOL REGISTRATION: If you know of a family interested in enrolling at Cross School, please have them contact Pastor or the school office.

PAPA'S PIZZA in Pigeon will print and sell a cookbook from which all the proceeds will be donated to the Pigeon Food Pantry. Please help by donating your recipes. A box is located at the Welcome Desk.

HURON COUNTY THRIVENT FINANCIAL needs member help. We need volunteers to be officers. If we do not have a full list, we will not get any funds to donate for the many projects that are requested every year. Please consider volunteering. Norm Nelson, financial director.

OCC For March, let's focus on purchasing washcloths and bars of soap for our shoeboxes. This is something we try to include in each shoebox gift, and it is one of the first things that the recipients are so thankful for. Most American kids try to get away from a bath, but in other countries it is a sacred luxury! Bring your donations to the OCC storage room and bless you!

OPEN GYM - On Sunday evenings from 6-8 p.m. the gym will be open for use.

MEN'S BIBLE STUDY will be Tuesday, March 3 at 7:00 p.m. with snacks only. All men and their guest's are welcome! Bring snacks to pass, munchies or something to drink, there is plenty to share.

2015 LENTEN DEVOTIONAL is available online. Click on the link above to open in a new browser window.

GRIEFSHARE is a faith-based study that will meet weekly to help you face the challenges of walking through your grief and move toward rebuilding your life. They will meet Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. at Country Bay Village, Pigeon beginning March 3 and ending May 26. A free meal is provided to participants at 5:30 p.m. Program cost is $10 per person.

COMMUNITY MEN'S BREAKFAST at Pigeon First United Methodist Church will be Wednesday, March 4 at 7 a.m. Speaker will be Gus Garman.

ANNUAL FISH FRY will be Friday, March 13 from 5 - 7:30 p.m. Menu includes Fish, Fries, Baked Potato, Beans, Coleslaw, Roll and Dessert. Adults $9.50, kids 5-12 $5 and kids under 5 are Free. Take outs Available! There is a helper signup sheet at the Welcome Desk. This has become a very popular event and much help is needed! Thrivent Financial Sponsored.

CORNERSTONE will present their Community Performance at Laker Auditorium on Saturday, March 14 at 7 p.m. Cornerstone is a ministry focused on sharing the Good News of Jesus with the greater Thumb community through concerts which involve music, drama and speaking aspects. This year there are 32 high school students involved

UNITED CHRISTIANS IN PRAYER will meet Sunday, March 15 at 4 p.m. at St. Roch Church (Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish) in Caseville, MI. Guest speaker will be April Schmidt from "Positive Alternative" - a ministry for unplanned pregnancies. A free will offering will be taken. Fellowship and refreshments will follow.

THUMB DISTRIBUTION will take place Saturday, March 21 at Laker Elementary School from 8:30 - 10 a.m. If you are able to help, setup begins at 7 a.m.

WOMEN OF FAITH will meet Saturday, March 21 from 10:30 a.m. - noon. Topic will be "Professional Strength". A Half Day Women's Retreat will be held Saturday, March 28 at Oakwood in Caseville. Please call Sue Loehrke or Betty Champagne for reservations.

THE CROSS MOM2MOM SALE is scheduled for April 25 from 9 am to noon. If you are interested in having a table to sell outgrown children's clothing, toys, books, prom dresses, baby items, etc., crafts, and/or vendors, please call Lori Smith 453-3953 to rent a table at the sale. Also, plan to attend the sale and find some great items!


804 N. Euclid Ave.

Bay City, MI  48706
(989) 684-1122

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