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

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

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 - 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.

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 this month, let's change our focus to dental care. We include in each shoebox gift, a new toothbrush and toothpaste. Many multipacks can be purchased at good prices, Or the next time you visit your dentist, ask for an extra set for a shoebox, or ask the dentist to make a donation of toothpaste and brushes for our church project! We have tried this, and had great success! Bring your donations to the OCC storage room. Thanks so much!

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.

WOMEN OF FAITH will meet on Saturday, May 16 from 10:00 - noon. The chapter for this study is "Domestic Strength". This is a continuing series of meetings on Embracing Your Strengths. Contact Betty Champagne at 989-856-7170 if you are interested in attending. Please join us!

VBS Looking ahead to VBS this summer! "Jesus is the Rock" will be our theme. We will hopefully be making garden stepping stones as one of our projects. We need your help. We want to begin collecting tin pie plates, plastic saucers, plastic lids from Schwann pails, etc. to use as our molds. We will need about 80 of them. If you have anything you think might work, please talk to Lori Smith or bring them in to the OCC storage room. We will also need cement, glass marbles, shells, rocks, etc. for our designs. If you can help in any way, we would really appreciate it! Also looking for a leader or helpers with this special project! This would be a really special memento of VBS for the children! DOES ANYONE KNOW where we could rent or borrow a portable rock climbing wall or inflatables? Maybe you know someone who would like to financially sponsor one of these items? Talk to Lori Smith if you have any ideas!

BAY SHORE CAMP is offering a Young Adults retreat on June 5 thru 7 during Family Fun Days weekend, Cost is $129 per person. If interested, contact the Cross office for forms.

THE CHURCH GARAGE SALE will be held June 11 - 13. Start to set aside items that you would like to donate for the sale. If at all possible, make plans to help during the sale or during the week before we set up for the sale! We need your help to make this year's sale another success!

CROSS CEMETERY - Please remove all flowers, decorations and grave blankets for spring cleanup at Cross Cemetery. Thank you.


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