Your Weekly Update – from Holy Cross


Weekly Update 6/27/2018

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Holy Cross Summer Camp

Holy Cross Summer Camp is held every Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, for children beginning at age 3 and NEW THIS SUMMER -> specialty classes are offered through 8th grade! Specialty classes include: art, creative writing, coding, animals, gardening, survival skills, etc.
Classes are held from 9am until 1pm during five weeks of the summer. $20 per day per child. Children eat a lunch brought from home. Each day is filled with many new and exciting learning activities, including a Bible story.  You may register for as many days as you like (from one to all 15). Each day is filled with many new and exciting learning activities including a Bible story. To download the schedule and registration forms, go to

Have a great summer!

Don’t forget to worship! To locate the nearest Lutheran Church to wherever you are, go to

FaTHoM Sunday 

(9:45am Great Room)
Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians – discover how relevant this letter is to the issues we are facing today.

Summer Sunday School:

“Morning at the Movies!”

Children (Preschool through Grade 6) are invited to the Multipurpose Room 9:45-10:30 AM for a animated video series (, snacks, devotions, coloring and activity sheets, and more!
Sweet Freedom. Macky and the gang plan to rescue some slaves forced to work in the Roman granaries. Through their experiences and retelling of their people’s stories–Moses and the Egyptian and Saul on the Road to Damascus–we learn the importance of taking a stand and choosing the right path.

Awestruck Servant Event – July 9-14!

Holy Cross is host to the annual Youth Servant Event called Awestruck, July 9-14. Over 125 youth will spend a week at Holy Cross serving in the community at over 30 non-profit community organizations. Their evenings will include devotions and community building activities. The youth live on campus throughout the week
The week concludes with:

Awestruck Festival – July 14

Awestruck Festival is a day of celebration for all the work the youth have done all week. EVERYONE is invited to celebrate with the youth as an expression of our thank to them. It all begins at 3:00pm with FREE outdoor fun and games. The music concerts will begin at 6:00pm with FIVE amazing bands.
There are MORE Events during the week that ALL of us can participate in with the Youth.
More information is in your Holy Cross July Newsletter  or online at


Lutheran Disaster Response Mission Trip October 7-13

We will be working in Port Arthur, Texas, to help with the recovery process for victims of Hurricane Harvey. In order to coordinate housing and travel arrangements, please email Pastor McClean ( if you are planning to go, and please indicate if you will be driving or are thinking of flying. Housing and most meals are being provided by Trinity Lutheran Church in Port Arthur. For info or signup, contact Pastor Dave McClean

Trinity Great Banquet

You are invited to be a guest at the Trinity Great Banquet.  This 3-day experience is one you won’t soon forget.
Men’s Banquet, July 19 – July 22
Women’s Banquet, July 26 – July 29
To learn more and register, go to or speak with one of our pastors.

Plan Ahead

  • Celebration Sunday, Fall Kickoff Sunday, ONE Worship Service, Community Picnic–INVITE your friends!–August 19, 10:00am
  • Marriage Encounter weekend, October 5-7, 2018, at Comfort Suites, Indianapolis, sponsored by Holy Cross. It’s good for your marriage. SIGN UP TODAY!