Posts with the tag “lent”

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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...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Gratitude
April 18th, 2022
After sitting in Matthew 27:45-56, what is the proper personal response? What should the reading of such painful things and sitting with lament lead to? I contend it’s Gratitude. Gratitude more than t...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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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...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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In Awe
April 11th, 2022
When I think about being “in awe” of something it’s usually in reference to something like a crazy complex dominos video, an impressive Dude Perfect trick shot, a feat that makes you instinctively say...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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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...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Capable?!
April 4th, 2022
Through my journey of dwelling in Lamentations, I learned about the practice of lament and the pathway toward healing it provides... ...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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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...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Alone.
March 28th, 2022
Imagine Jesus on the cross.  He had many people around him, yet he was alone.  He had been denied and betrayed by his closest companions.  Beaten, humiliated, and mocked as he gave up his life for the...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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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 ...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Forsaken?
March 21st, 2022
Jesus cried out from the cross, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”Imagine your child calling to you “Mommy!” or “Daddy!” “Why have you abandoned me?”Is there anything more agonizing to God, t...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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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...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Darkness!
March 14th, 2022
“From noon until three in the afternoon, darkness came over all the land” (Matthew27:45). These are the descriptive words used by the author of the 1st Gospel to highlightthe horror of Jesus’ time on ...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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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...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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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 ...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Lent Lament
March 2nd, 2022
This year we are exploring Lent through the less traditional lens of lament. Our passage of focus will be Matthew 27:45-56. Each week we will reflect on a different part of this passage, soak up a Lam...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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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...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Crosstown Connection Feb 27- March 5
February 25th, 2021
Our Lent giving drive for CES has begun.  Click here to read the flier with all the details. The women's IF Gathering is just around the corner.  Did you register yet? It's a great opportunity for spi...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Fixing Our Eyes on Jesus
February 24th, 2021
"Fixing Our Eyes on Jesus" is the call that stands at the heart of Crosstown's "Verse of the Year" for '21 from Hebrews 12:1-3.  Our Lenten series will challenge us to move forward in our vision of Je...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Crosstown Connection Feb 13-19
February 11th, 2021
We are getting ready for game night, are you?  Make a plan to join us and RSVP here.  Lent bags are available for pick up or delivery.  Our "50 Days with Jesus" series has a great episode this week wi...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Crosstown Connection Feb 6-12
February 4th, 2021
Check out our 2020 review video!  We are preparing for Lent.  Please raise your virtual hand if you would like a Lent bag. And this Wednesday we have a special guest at Bible study.  Learn more in the...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson

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