Posts with the category “newsletter”
Crosstown Connection Nov 12 - Dec 2
November 10th, 2022
We are preparing to celebrate Thanksgiving and then move into Advent. There is a financial update as we move toward the end of the year. Check out the newsletter for all the details. This Sunday we wi...
Crosstown Connection Oct 29-Nov 11
October 27th, 2022
Looking ahead to November, what is on the horizon? We have an all church outing to Feed My Starving Children, a Thanksgiving Vespers Service, Man Camp, and two new Grow Groups. Crosstown will also s...
Crosstown Connection Oct 22-28
October 20th, 2022
Happy fall time! Make a plan to join us Nov 12th at FMSC. We have two time slots reserved for this all church event. Men, don't miss the early registration discount for Man Camp up at CPBC. And our se...
Crosstown Connection Oct 8-21
October 6th, 2022
Our pancake dinner and bonfire outings are just around the corner. Grow Groups are begining. And October is Pastor Appreciation Month. ......
Crosstown Connection Sept 24- Oct 7
September 22nd, 2022
We have some pictures from retreat for your enjoyment. Grow Groups, our new adult ministry options, are coming together. And there will be two congregational meetings in October. More in your newslett...
Crosstown Connection Sept 10-23
September 8th, 2022
This Sunday is going to be a great day. First, it's Unity Sunday and we will worship in partnership with Bethel Ethiopian and Verbo en Accion. Then we will move to Lake Nokomis in the evening for a ba...
Letter to Congregation
September 1st, 2022
Greetings Crosstown Congregation, We are excited to share with you our ministry plans for Fall Kick-Off. The Council has been discerning and working together for more than six months on how to align o...
Crosstown Connection August 27-Sept 9
August 25th, 2022
Church Retreat is just around the corner. Join us Sept 16-18 at Covenant Pines Bible Camp for our annual retreat. Registration is due Sept 5th. After retreat we launch back into Kids Too! and Youth Gr...
Crosstown Connection August 13-26
August 11th, 2022
We have lots to celebrate. This week Crosstown's building served close to 500 neighbors! And we are celebrating the completion of our Discipleship Confirmation class. AND Church Retreat registration i...
Crosstown Connection July 30- August 12
July 28th, 2022
We had a great week at VBS Jerusalem Marketplace. We now turn our attention back to our Emotionally Healthy Church series. Check out the newsletter for upcoming events for both adults and youth along ...
Crosstown Connection July 16-29
July 14th, 2022
Couple key items to note in the newsletter this week. The youth have a picnic at Minnehaha Falls, Crosstown is hosting a CPBC event, and the Celebration of Life Service for Ruth Nash will be July 30th...
July 8th, 2022
Crosstown is officially without a vehicle which means saved money on maintenance and insurance. Earlier this year the bus was sold back to the dealer and this month the 15-passenger van was rehomed. C...
Crosstown Connection July 1-15
June 30th, 2022
VBS season is here. Time to prepare decorations, recruit volunteers, prep crafts and more. Check out the newsletter for our funny recruiting video and sign-up to help. The newsletter also contains an ...
Crosstown Connection June 18 - July 1
June 16th, 2022
We have passed week three of our neighboring series. Have you intentional engaged with a neighbor? ...chatted over coffee, went on a walk, hosted a party, or helped with yard work. We would love to he...
Crosstown Connection June 4-17
June 2nd, 2022
This Sunday you will have a chance to pick one of our 14 Covenant Pines campers to sent a note of encouragement to this summer. We are also welcoming the MN Adult & Teen Challenge Choir to worship and...
Crosstown Connection May 28- June 3
May 26th, 2022
Have you completed your neighbor card? Could you fill all eight boxes with the correct names?! June is full of all kinds of fun things: mini golf, flowers, food, CPBC campers, games and more. Check ou...
Crosstown Connection May 21-27
May 19th, 2022
Last Sunday we welcomed four new members. You can meet them and read their bios in this week's newsletter. With Pastor John on sabbatical, Pastor Polly is kicking off a new series on neighboring. This...
Crosstown Connection May 14-20
May 12th, 2022
This is Pastor John's final Sunday before Sabbatical. Check out the newsletter for more updates about our Elder Team, staff, and other items. ......
Crosstown Connection May 7-13
May 5th, 2022
We are now into May and that means May Fun Fest is just around the corner! We will gather in the parking lot with neighbors enjoying Spring with cotton candy, bounce houses, and games. Everyone is wel...
Crosstown Connection April 30 - May 6
April 28th, 2022
We are heading into the last Wednesday of youth and kids programing! Join us May 4th for the celebrations. Then we will transition into summer schedule and a new worship time. Read all about that and ...
Crosstown Connection April 23-29
April 21st, 2022
Believe it or not we are counting down to Crosstown Summer. Our final Wednesday Night is May 4th and on May 29th we will move to a new summer Sunday schedule. Join us Sunday for the Congregational Mee...
Crosstown Connection April 16-22
April 14th, 2022
Good Friday and Easter services are this weekend! Direct links are in your newsletter if you would like to join us virtually. Remember, Easter worship is at 10:00! But you are welcome to come early fo...
Crosstown Connection April 9-15
April 7th, 2022
This Sunday we transition into Holy Week: Palm Sunday, Good Friday, Empty Tomb Hunt, and Easter. We could use your help to deliver our Easter gifts this week. And don't forget our CORE class starts on...
Crosstown Connection April 2-8
March 31st, 2022
The Lent Drive is coming along. Check out the graphic in the newsletter illustrating our progress toward supporting 40 local families. A new CORE class is starting Sunday, April 10th. This is a 4-week...
Crosstown Connection March 26- April 1
March 24th, 2022
Did you RSVP for our Ukrainian Egg Decorating less yet? It's important to know you are coming so we have enough tools (Kistkas). We are excited to see your creations! Also youth, make sure to add the ...
Crosstown Connection March 19-25
March 17th, 2022
Lent is here. We are kicking off our Lent Giving Drive. There is a Vespers service on Friday. And our weekly spiritual journey blog has begun. Parents, please make sure to note that we have a new clas...
Crosstown Connection March 12-18
March 10th, 2022
This week we welcomed a record number of households to our food shelf! We are transitioning into Lent and you can learn more about our Lent Giving Drive to support the food shelf. Also, we are offerin...
Crosstown Connection March 5-11
March 3rd, 2022
We are in the last two weeks of Immerse Kingdoms! You can still jump in and finish strong with us. Second Kings is waiting for you. Once we complete Kingdoms we will transition to Lent. Join us March ...
Crosstown Connection Feb 19- March 14
February 17th, 2022
This Sunday a third congregation starts worshipping in Crosstown's building: Crosstown Covenant Church, Verbo En Accion Covenant Church, and Bethel Ethiopian Church. We are excited about this disciple...
Crosstown Connection Feb 12-18
February 10th, 2022
We are only one month away from the livestreamed women's conference, IF: Gathering. This is a great opportunity for the ladies to hear dynamic speakers, passionate worship, and enjoy sweet fellowship....
Crosstown Connection Feb 5-11
February 3rd, 2022
Interested in a trip to the BWCA? Join us in August! You many have questions after our Bethel Ethiopian friendship announcement. What will Sunday look like as we simultaneously worship on Sundays? Ans...
Crosstown Connection Jan 29-Feb 4
January 27th, 2022
Our first food shelf in-a-box has been completed. Interested in helping with the next one? See the sign-up in the newsletter. There are also lots of fun activities this weekend. And don't forget about...
Crosstown Connection Jan 22-28
January 20th, 2022
The food shelf is returning next week! Learn more and how to volunteer in the newsletter. Check out the great article in Covenant Companion about Brookdale Covenant and how four congregations started ...
Crosstown Connection Jan 15-21
January 13th, 2022
This week we kick off Immerse Kingdoms! Hope you are planning to join us. Saturday we invite you to Ruth Stembridge's Celebration of Life service. You can join us in person or on the livestream. And d...
Crosstown Connection Jan 8-14
January 6th, 2022
Our annual 24 hour prayer vigil is this weekend. Check out the newsletter for the prayer guide and there are still open slots in the wee hours of Saturday morning. Then this Sunday is consecration Sun...
Crosstown Connection January 1-7
December 30th, 2021
Welcome to the new year. Check the newsletter for our annual prayer vigil and verse of the year. And eight weeks of Immerse Kingdoms is just around the corner. ......
Crosstown Connection Dec 18-31
December 16th, 2021
Thanks to everyone who helped to pack 100 bags of food. Now comes the great task of distribution. The weather was a barrier for our Crosstown Christmas Celebration but it was still fun. Check out the ...
Crosstown Connection Dec 11-17
December 9th, 2021
We are finishing the final preparations for Sunday worship back in the Sanctuary. Almost there! We are also working on preparations for our big Crosstown Christmas Celebration. We are looking for volu...
Crosstown Connection Dec 4-10
December 2nd, 2021
Christmas time is in full swing. Information about our services and tools can be found on the Advent page. We are also preparing for our Crosstown Christmas Celebration. Check out the newsletter for t...
Crosstown Connection Nov 20- Dec 3
November 18th, 2021
This Sunday we celebrate thankfulness and then it's on to Advent. Celebrating "Jesus, The Global Savior." We have resources and events for you in the newsletter. ......