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Faithful Presence: Together for Good

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by Sonia Keillor (This was originally written for and posted on Church of the Redeemer‘s blog, and they have shared it with us as we both are supporting and working with Together for Good.) The past few months brought our family an opportunity to step out in faith, trusting that where we were lacking, God […]

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 […]

Our Outreach at Valley Park

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by Justin Moline Before we all said farewell to summer, Church of the Cross hosted a movie night at the park. Although rain cancelled our first attempt, it did not dampen our spirits and we tried again on September 3rd. For several hours Valley Park of Hopkins became a movie theater, a face painting station, […]

Refugee Ministry Update – One Year Later

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by Molly Stawarz A little over one year ago, members of Church of the Cross gathered at the airport and welcomed a new family from Somalia to the United States. On July 7, the Refugee Life Ministries Team was able to celebrate one year with F and her family. As you can read through updates […]

Psalms of Lament – Adult Ed Class Introduction

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by Joel Bascom The need for lament in our world is great, both for individuals and communities. We live in a broken world, and the realities of our broken world can be overwhelming. At times, it feels that there is nowhere to turn. Our culture sometimes seems to understand this better than the church. Entire […]

Children’s Leaders Team – Sarah Hoffner

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(Our Children’s Leaders Team (CLT) has been blessing our children and their parents for several years, and as Andrea Lang, who has served with the CLT, has recently become our Pastor of Children’s & Family Ministry, we wanted to take extra time to make sure everyone on the CLT is better known. So, for the next […]