Posts with the tag “children”
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. ......
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 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 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 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 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...
Parent Equip 2.0
March 11th, 2022
We are hosting two methods of discussion (online and in-person) as we explore the book "6 Needs of Every Child" by Amy Elizabeth Olrick and Jeffrey Olrick. Join either group or both. ......
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....
Kids Equip: Crosstown + Bethel
February 4th, 2022
Sunday Kids Equip has one main focus: to equip kids to live as followers of Jesus! We equip kids with the tools they need to follow Jesus! We need to know the Bible, so we study the Bible! We need ...
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 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 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. ......
Crosstown Connection Nov 12-19
November 11th, 2021
We are practicing thankfulness as we move forward in November. How have you seen God work in your life and in the life of the church? The Sanctuary Renovation project is moving along well. Check out ...
Crosstown Connection Nov 6-12
November 4th, 2021
The Sanctuary Renovation Project is well underway. Check out the time-lapse video in the newsletter. Since it's November we are in a thankful place. Join us as we rewrite Psalm 136 Crosstown style. Hi...
Crosstown Connection Oct 30-Nov 5
October 28th, 2021
Check out the newsletter for all the church updates. Learn more about service opportunities, discipleship, and prayer. 2 Corinthians 5:1-10 For we know that if the tent that is our earthly home i...
Crosstown Connection Oct 16-22
October 14th, 2021
Getting ready for our first Sunday in the gym/Commons for worship. It's coming together and we are excited for you to join us in person or online. The newsletter has lots of news about youth ministry,...
Crosstown Kids: True Story
October 13th, 2021
Saul was the worst! He was killing followers of Jesus, or throwing them in jail. But Jesus changed that! Because Jesus changes people! Saul saw the light, and talked with Jesus, and was baptized! ...
Crosstown Connection Sept 18-24
September 16th, 2021
Church retreat weekend is finally here! We are excited to share the weekend with you either in person or virtually on Sunday. Link for Sunday worship live stream is below. After retreat we kick off in...
Crosstown Connection August 6-20
August 5th, 2021
Church retreat planning is in full swing. Check out our website page for more info. Our Covenant World Relief and Development Sunday is just around the corner. And there are many more opportunities t...
Crosstown Connection July 24-30
July 22nd, 2021
VBS is just around the corner! We are excited to see you and offer in person and online content. Check out the newsletter for evented info, an update on the Sanctuary Renovation vote, and application...
Crosstown Connection July 17-23
July 15th, 2021
This Sunday we will hear the proposal to complete the Sanctuary Renovation Project. Please plan to join us for the meeting after service. VBS is just around the corner! Learn more here and don't fo...
Crosstown Connection June 19-25
June 17th, 2021
MN Adult & Teen Challenge is joining us on Sunday. It's going to be a great day of song and testimonies. Join us online or in person. Want to know more about Commission serving groups in our church...
Crosstown Connection May 29- June 4
May 27th, 2021
We had a great Saturday at May Fun Fest. Check out the pictures! We are looking for your Pentecost thoughts. How is the Holy Spirit empowering you? There are a few more Covenant Pines campers in need ...
Crosstown Connection Sept 19-25
September 17th, 2020
It's a long one this week. The "Adopt a Family" form is open! Pick a family to encourage this semester as they navigate schooling in a pandemic. Also encourage our retiring missionaries, friends wi...
September 16th, 2020
6:30-7:30PM During youth group, our 6-12 graders connect with God and others through games, biblical teaching, and small group community. Our vision is to nurture life-long faith that not only hears G...
Crosstown Connection Sept 12-18
September 11th, 2020
Did you complete your retreat registration yet? We wold love to see you. We also have new events starting this fall. Check the newsletter for the scoop. ......
August 20th, 2020
A huge thank you to all those who volunteered to make VBS a beautiful impact for God's Kingdom! Crosstown served 51 kids and their families through our My Street VBS this year! Thank you to the praye...