Steve and Jodi Swanson (and kids Hannah, Caedmon, and Indya) are Church of the Cross supported medical workers in Tanzania. Click on the images below to enlarge and read their latest newsletter, or click here to read or download the newsletter as a PDF.
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 […]
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 […]
by Jennifer Asp I wasn’t planning on attending MinneRevive, but Molly Ruch wooed me with names of people I admire who were teaching… Molly is very effective in her woo. I was compelled to cancel all my plans and happily attend. I loved every part of the day. (I started the morning by awkwardly gushing […]
by Andrea Pope Do you like questions? I adore questions (good thing, my kids ask a zillion a day). A couple q’s at the front of my mind lately: The first, from a friend: “What are you saying ‘yes’ to?” The second, from me: “What are you excited about?” Here are my answers, and I […]
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, […]
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 […]