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 and School are located 2 blocks south of the main intersection in downtown.
Watch for our sign, then one block west!

Visit the Cross School website at

Summer Office Hours
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

Church Services
Service: 9:30 a.m.

2015 - Cross Lutheran Church - Special Offering Schedule. 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.

PIGEON PANTRY - Pastas, sauces, macaroni & cheese and peanut butter are staples that always appreciated and enjoyed by all. 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.

OPEN REGISTRATION: for Preschool through 8th grade at Cross Lutheran School. If you know of any family that is interested in a solid Christian Education for their child(ren) please have them contact the office for more information - 989-453-3330 ext. 201.

OCC - We are still collecting books for this month, but we have been noticing that many stores are bringing out their back to school supplies. We are always looking for pencils, sharpeners, pens, crayons, markers, notebooks, paper, rulers, etc. A big THANK YOU goes out to Rachel Messing who had her OCC eyes on this week and wad able to purchase 500 boxes of crayons for $.25 each for M/O to put in shoeboxes!

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

MEN'S BIBLE STUDY meets on the first Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. with snacks only, and on the third Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. with a potluck dinner. All men and their guest's are welcome! Bring a dish, snacks to pass, munchies or something to drink, there is plenty to share.

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.

VBS Starts Monday morning, July14th! Please pray for all involved and come Thursday night for the program at 7:00 p.m.! We could really use help building the VBS float on Friday night at 6:00 p.m. at the Smiths, and/or church members to ride on the float or walk beside it in the Summerfest Parade on Saturday morning! If you have signed up to donate items for VBS, please bring them to the church Monday morning!

BAY SHORE CAMP has Kitchen (4) positions available. NO position in camp is more important. This position will have you on either AM or PM shift in the kitchen working as a crew member. Like our maintenance and housekeeping positions, training is provided in adventure activities to help if needed. Have a team spirit and willingness to serve and this could be for you! You can also voice your intent to apply by calling Sara Mater at 989-883-2501 or reaching her by email at

SUMMER COFFEE HOUR Would you like to host a summer coffee fellowship after church? Coffee and set-up is done for you and all you need is cookies or whatever treats you'd like to make. Maybe make it a family event, or ask other church members to assist. Just pick a Sunday and sign up on the sheet in the hallway.

SUMMER OFFICE HOURS have begun Monday, June 15 and continue till Monday, August 24. During that time the office will be open Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. - noon.

THUMB DISTRIBUTION will take place Saturday, July 18 at Laker Elementary School.

PIGEON SUMMERFEST will be holding a Community Worship Service, Sunday, July 19 at the Pigeon Recreational Tent starting at 11:15 a.m.

SAVE THE DATE Cross Lutheran will be going to a Great Lakes Loons Game in Midland on Sunday, August 9. Game time is 2:05 p.m. We have 30 seats reserved. Sign up sheet is available at the Welcome Desk.

WOMEN OF FAITH will meet on Saturday, August 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the new parsonage. Topic will be "Personal Strengths". All are welcome to join us.


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