Announcements


Check the NewsCalendar links above as well.
For Youth Activities see the menu at the top of the page please.
Also School News & Events  ; see 'School" …menu at top of the web page.

To view the Worship Assistants for a Sunday Worship Service, click here. It is updated each month.  


MOVIE NIGHT! Saturday, February 23!
Free will offering to support our youth going to the National Youth Gathering.
Dinner will be at 5pm, the movie (The Adventures of Milo & Otis) begins at
at 5:30pm (In the Fellowship Center). Be sure to sign up in the Narthex by February 19 ! Bring lawn chairs and blankets. This event is sponsored by the Family Life Ministry Board. Hope to see you there!

CL SCHOOL NOTES
The School Board would like to thank you for your continued generosity in your giving to the Tuition Assistance Fund. As we move through the second half of the year, please consider donating additional dollars to this very important fund that helps students stay at Cross! You are a blessing!

Our Cross Lutheran Eagle Basketball teams are in Tomball, TX, this weekend to play in the annual Lutheran Middle School State Tournament. Please keep them in your prayers as they travel home from Tomball.

The Cross Lutheran Gala TEAM is seeking donations for the silent and live auction at our annual gala. If you are interested in sponsorship or know of a business that would like to donate, please let the school office know! Thanks.

The Board of Elders in association with the School Board has formed a call committee to search for two teaching positions for the 2019-2020 school year.Mrs. Joan Murken has announced her retirement at the end of this current school year.The call committee will be searching for a candidate to teach the 2nd grade class that Mrs. Murken has taught for many years and also fill the position of a lead pre-kindergarten teacher. call committee is requesting that the congregation submit of eligible Lutheran Church Missouri Synod teachers that are qualified for these positions to the school office for consideration. Please speak to Principal Corey Brandenburger for specific job qualifications that are required if you have any questions. We also ask for your prayers for the school, faculty, call committee and potential candidates during this entire process. 

SECURITY PRECAUTION
Do not use your fob or key card before 5:30 a.m. or after 10:00 p.m. If you need access before or after these times, please contact Glen Hendricks at 210-287-2498.

SANCTUARY SIDE DOORS ARE ATTENDED! – For those with mobility issues, and for the occasional inclement weather—the north side doors of the Sanctuary are available.  You will find them attended prior to each Sunday Morning Worship Service.  IF YOU LEAVE THE SANCTUARY THROUGH THOSE DOORS, please close them tightly behind you…they do not close without help!  Thank you!  

DOWNLOAD THE FREE APP!
Did you know that Cross has an app for your mobile device?  Calendars, news, schedules, sermons…and much, much more is available to you!  Simply go to the app store for your device and type in Cross Lutheran Church & School.  You’ll find all kinds of things—from Bible Reading suggestions, to other resources.  You can even watch the sermon from Sunday!

ONLINE DISASTER-RELIEF SUPPORT – If you wish to support ongoing disaster relief through the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, please go to:  lcms.org/givenow/disaster

YOUR HELP IS NEEDED!
Trixy, our Church Secretary, invites you, if you are able, to meet the last Tuesdays of the month, to assemble the Cross Ties. Time to begin in the Parlor is 9:00am. (Check the Chronicle each month to be certain of the monthly date to meet).  Also, bulletin assembly help is appreciated each Friday at 10am in the Conference Room.  Thank you! 

NURSERY VOLUNTEERS (NEEDED) 
If you are willing to join our nursery team during the early service or late service and make a difference for our mothers and visitors, please contact
sgremmer@crossslcmsschool.org or text me at 830-832-2944!  Join us in our Nursery ministry here at Cross!

ONLINE GIVING IS AVAILABLE
Cross Lutheran Church members are now able to give their contributions to the Lord and their church by way of our church website (see the Home Page). 
We now have a button titled Give Online. Click there and you will go to the online Giving Site and then follow the directions. The financial site is completely secure and reports of your giving are sent to Jim Arnold, the Financial Secretary at Cross.

This Online Giving provides you with the ability to give by self-directed bank transfers, or you may use your debit or credit card, or you may select a one-time gift or set up recurring contributions to the General Fund and Building Ministry Fund, as well as other ‘listed’ funds, including a limited number for our School Ministry.

If you are currently a ‘Simply Giving’ participant and wish to change to online giving—you will need to contact Mr. Arnold to let him know you wish to stop that method of giving, otherwise those contributions will continue.

In addition, visitors to our website will also be able to give a contribution to Cross Lutheran in the same way.  

If you have questions, or would like more information, please contact Jim Arnold:
cell: 
817-946-3773; email Finance-2018@crosslcms.org

Below are a few of our Standing Announcements.
Also more information
 may be found at the link  FAQ.

*WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE “E-CONNECTED” TO CROSS LUTHERAN?
What does this mean?  You might be asking yourself just that!  Simply, it means receiving electronic news and announcements from your church!  Did you know that you can receive this monthly newsletter electronically?  You can…and it helps your church save on paper and postage!  Simply let Trixy in the church office know!  Easiest way to let her know is via her email:  churchsec@crosslcms.org

In addition to the newsletter, there is also a weekly news & notes update that Trixy sends out to all who would like it and give us their email addresses.  It highlights what’s coming up for Sunday Worship and other events.  If you’d like that instead or as well, again—please let her know!

MISSED THE SERMON?
Simply go to Sermon Archive on the menu at the top of this page. It is easy from there to select either watching the video, or just listening to the audio.

ALTAR FLOWER PROCEDURES
If you would like to reserve a Sunday to place a floral arrangement in the Chancel, please sign up in the Altar Flower book located on the table in the Narthex. 
Then call Petals to Go (625-5522) nine days prior to the Sunday you selected to place your order and make payment. The cost is approximately $40. 

If you would like something included in the bulletin for the week you have chosen to place the flowers, then please write in the space provided next to your name.  If you have questions, please call Trixy in the church office, at 625-3666.You may find the ordering and other related procedures on the  F.A.Q.

SCRIP?
Find info about SCRIP on the School link on the Menu above on this page.

READ THE NEW FREE TO BE FAITHFUL NEWSLETTER HERE.  
Important information including Protecting Your Ministry, and other vital current Issues in contemporary society that threaten the Church’s message and ministry.



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