Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1414 East Wabash Avenue in Crawfordsville, is pleased to announce that the Reverend Jeffrey Stone will be serving as Interim Pastor.Pastor Stone is a native of Lexington, Kentucky where he attended the University of Kentucky for both undergraduate and graduate studies in Agricultural Economics.After working at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas and the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Pastor Stone enrolled in Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, graduating in 2003.
Reverend Stone has served as Pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Liberty Center, Ohio from 2003 to 2008, and as Pastor of Calvary Lutheran Church in Parma, Ohio from 2008 to 2017.Pastor Stone is married to the former Julie Prell of Willowbrook, Illinois and the couple is blessed with two children, Caleb (15) and Abigail (10).The Stone family resides in Noblesville where Julie is a Nurse Practitioner at St. Vincent Heart Center.
Additionally, Reverend Stone is a 2nd Lieutenant with the Anderson Composite Squadron (IN 223) of Civil Air Patrol, the official Auxiliary of the United States Air Force.His duties there include Squadron Leadership, Professional Development, and Aerospace Education.
Holy Cross is a member of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and hosts Sunday School and Adult Bible Study classes at 9:00am on Sundays, followed by worship services at 10:15am.In addition to holding regular office hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Pastor Stone is gladly available by appointment to all the members of the Crawfordsville community. You can contact Holy Cross by phone at 765-362-5599 for more information or the church’s website at www.holycross-crawfordsville.org.
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