Posts with the tag “neighbor”

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Sock Drive
November 1st, 2022
This year our angel tree gift initiative, from the Community Caring Commission, will be focused on keeping our neighbors' toes warm. The number one requested item of people who are homeless and home i...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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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...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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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...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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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...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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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...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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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 ...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Motives Matter
June 19th, 2022
Perky Patty is open and willing to share about her church, but seems only when asked. She seems hesitant to be too direct about sharing her faith out of fear of offending. She doesn’t want to step on ...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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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...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Building Relationships
June 12th, 2022
It was good for Perky Patty to invite her neighbors over, but it seems like the invitation was more about checking it off a list, instead of really getting to know people. She is hosting a patio party...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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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...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Barriers of Time
May 29th, 2022
Patty sure is friendly with the people passing by!  A warm wave is wonderful!  Perky Patty waves AT her neighbors but limits any other interaction. She seems to be too busy with her own garden, podcas...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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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...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Who is my neighbor?
May 22nd, 2022
Perky Patty does a great job loving the neighbors she enjoys!  But she is skipping over her proximate neighbors.  She is missing the people she sees from her own backyard. When thinking about the ques...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Art of Neighboring
May 17th, 2022
The expert in the Law asked Jesus, “But who is my neighbor?”  Ultimately, everyone is our neighbor, right?  When it all boils down, we are to love our friends & family, our enemies (the Samaritans in ...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Helping Stories
May 4th, 2022
Crosstown has always had a Benevolent Fund, but truthfully it has been rarely needed. In 2020 we helped 8 people with gift cards for food and gas. Then the NENA food shelf moved into the building, and...  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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Lent Giving Drive
March 25th, 2022
Help supplement our Good in the 'Hood food shelf with some cleaning supplies.easy shopping on our Amazon Wish List.........  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Giving Tree
November 7th, 2020
Instead of purchasing gifts for families in need this year we will be collecting gift cards to stock the LNCS social workers.  Our local school has identified 25 families in need and they are hoping t...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Thank you from CES
July 24th, 2020
We recently received a Thank You note from Community Emergency Services for our donations.  Please see the PDF file to read the note.  Thanks to everyone who donated for our Lent drive back in April. ...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Sheridan Story 2018-19
July 9th, 2020
I’m one of many from Crosstown and some from NENA who volunteer at Keewaydin Middle School putting bags of nonperishable food in students’ backpacks on Friday mornings.   This year the Sheridan Story ...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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Jim Crow of the North
July 9th, 2020
This past Monday (Oct 21, 2019) we had the privilege of hosting almost 100 people to hear from Daniel Bergin and view his new film "Jim Crow of the North."  This is event was made possible by cooperat...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson
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NENA (2019)
July 9th, 2020
Loving our neighbors is a priority of Crosstown.  Our core value of Compelling Mission says:Knowing God’s compassion and mercy in our own lives, we participate in God’s mission of healing love.  “Jesu...  Read More
by Kristi Johnson

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