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MinneRevive 2017 – Collected Teachings and Posts

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Church of the Cross had the pleasure this September 8-9 of hosting the first ever “MinneRevive” Conference. MinneRevive included times of worship, teachings, fellowship, and even ordinations, and provided a space for attendees to be strengthened, refreshed, and equipped for our work summed up as “pursuing a revival of word and sacrament infused by the […]

Making it to Holy Week services with Little Children

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by Molly Ruch I know some of you are looking at the four days of services beginning tonight and wondering how on earth you will do them with children in tow. Well, as someone who has been there and made it through (and, I might add, with a husband who had all sorts of excuses […]

Our Processional Cross: Its History, its Artistry, and its Significance

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by Andene O’Neil As part of our 10th Anniversary Celebrations, Church of the Cross commissioned a new Processional Cross. The Cross was revealed on September 13, 2015 and this post helps to introduce it. ITS HISTORY When Church of the Cross first moved into this building in 2004, a small wooden cross was discovered in the […]

Wings of Generosity – Good Friday Offering Update

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Traditionally, Anglican churches collect a special Good Friday offering that is given out in some way to those in great need. This year (2015) at Church of the Cross, we collected almost $12,000 for a ministry in Ukraine called Wings of Generosity. This ministry came recommended to us by Blair and Elizabeth Carlson, our missionaries in […]

Easter Bells

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by Molly Ruch My kids are my great help in reminding me of our Easter traditions – especially the traditions involving candy.  I was recently reminded by them that last year we had egg cups around the house with jelly beans.   I think, “Oh yeah, I forgot about that.  I need to add jelly beans […]

Great Books for Lent and Easter

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by Jill Swanson (Jill writes a regular blog recommending great children’s literature, and has taken some time to give some COTC some special recommendations. You can find her blog at Hi Church of the Cross, I have to say, to start with, that I am picky about children’s Easter books. Even young children absorb many messages […]