Holy Cross Lutheran Church 1414 E. Wabash Crawfordsville, IN 47933
OPEN for in-person services.
Sunday October 18th we'll continue our in person services. Please listen to Pastor's original welcome message here and download our Service Guidelines for reopening. We'll also be doing Adult Bible Class at 9:00am. Safety protocals will be in place for the Bible Class.
On line services will continue for those who are not comfortable attending in person right now.
Adult Bible Class will continue at 9:00am on Sunday October 18, 2020. This will be an adult class only - no children's Sunday School is planned at this time.
Coming This Sunday.....October 18, 2020
The Twentieth Sunday of Pentecost
Pastor - Jeff Stone
St. Paul this morning commends the Thessalonians for their faith. He gives thanks to God for their “work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of faith”. They are practicing a faith that is mature and well-integrated in their lives. After hearing God’s Word today, take a moment to reflect on your faith. May everything we say and do help move us closer to Christ. Come to Holy Cross – Jesus is here – for you.
Pastor's Message - Well Integrated Faith
Holy Communion will be offered.
Mission & Ministry
Our mission statement: “To glorify Jesus Christ through extending His Kingdom by Caring, Equipping and Sending people to change the world."
Our desire is to connect people to Jesus because he is the only hope for the world.
The head of the church is Jesus Christ, and his life and ministry reflect certain values that guide us in everything that we do. We have five Core Values: Worship, Education, Mission, Service, and Fellowship
Welcome to the Holy Cross Lutheran Church web site. We are glad you have stopped by as we gather before the altar of God the Father and beneath the cross of His Son, Jesus Christ. These are big days for our little congregation and we want you to share in our excitement with the spiritual leadership of Pastor Jeff Stone and pray that together we will grow in spirit and in numbers.
In God's Word today we hear about faith - no matter how little - that can accomplish great things in God's Kingdom. But we also hear a warning for those who would water down the Gospel and become a stumbling block to the faithful.
How are we called to respond to those who get in the way of the message of Christ Crucified? We call them to repent and then we forgive them. The church is in the forgiveness business. Faith, even a mustard seed sized faith clings to Jesus.
We are called to be faithful but also to remove the stumbling blocks that would cause other to lose faith. We are all unworthy servants and yet have been given a great responsibility with the faith we have. Faith is active and busy and even just a little can be used to bring the assurance of salvation to all who will hear.
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us... Hebrews 12:1