Welcome to Holy Cross Lutheran Church

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Holy Cross members playing brass insturments in church

What are your gifts? Think about it, pray about it, talk about it, learn more below, and get involved.



Acolytes

These volunteers assist in worship services by lighting/putting out candles and helping with communion.

Darcy Tatham, coordinator


Altar guild

The altar guild is responsible for the upkeep of the altar flowers, decorations, candles, and fixtures. The group meets annually in January.

Jean Anderson, coordinator


Board of directors

The Board of directors oversees and conducts the business of the church.

Steve McConley, president


Choir/music

The Holy Cross choir and musicians add wonderful and unique music to the worship service and provide a beautiful element to special services such as Christmas and Easter.

David Hinrichs, choir director


Counters

These volunteers count, record, and deposit weekly offerings.

Mary Lange, coordinator


Deacons

Our deacons oversee the spiritual welfare of the congregation as well as the pastor and his family.

Roberta Brooks, head deacon


Gardening

Our gardeners plant, water, and weed outside flower beds.

Sally Gorski and Carol Hormann, coordinators


Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML)

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League – or LWML – chapter at Holy Cross is open to any women who want to join. The group collects mite boxes the first Sunday of even numbered months from the entire congregation. The coins from the mite boxes go to district/national mite collections. Members also attend LWML conventions.

Karen Dibble, Doris duBois, and Michele duBois, coordinators


Hands in Ministry

Hands in Ministry joyfully makes prayer shawls, baby hats, tiny angel blankets, and oversize mittens for burn and frostbite patients. These items are donated to the Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), and the people there are grateful to receive them.

Carol Anderson and Jean Anderson, coordinators


Home-bound

These volunteers communicate in person or via mail with those who are unable to attend worship services.

Pastor Keith Meyer, coordinator


Mothers and Others prayer group

Mothers and Others is a prayer group made up of congregation members, and is open to anyone. The group meets the second Monday of every month at 10:30 a.m. in the family room to pray for the needs of Holy Cross, its members, and anyone else who needs prayer. Prayer requests should be given to Pastor Meyer (612-722-1083). All information disclosed is private and all members of the prayer group agree to keep all information confidential.

Pastor Keith Meyer, coordinator


Nominating committee

This group finds, asks, and solidifies the slate of candidates for vacant elected offices before the annual voter’s meeting.

Gail Klatt, coordinator


Scripture readers

These volunteers read the assigned Bible readings during worship services. Sign up in the narthex.


Sound system

These volunteers run the sound system. They also record worship services and make copies for distribution to home-bound members and others who wish to listen.

Pastor Keith Meyer, coordinator


Sunday morning coffee

These volunteers make coffee and lemonade, set out treats, and clean up.

Judy Sorensen, coordinator


Sunday school

These volunteers teach Sunday school and help with special programs.

Pastor Keith Meyer, coordinator


Trustees

Trustees ensure the physical building is in good working order.

Judy Sorensen, head trustee


Ushers

Ushers distribute bulletins, help direct people in and out of worship services, pass out materials for the service, and generally help with the flow of the service and/or answer any questions people, especially visitors, may have.

Keith Lange, head usher


Youth group

Teens connect with trusted adults in the Holy Cross church community. They volunteer for both church and community events, and have a lot of fun doing it.

Phil Brandvold, director of christian education


Visitations

These volunteers visit members who are in the hospital.

Pastor Keith Meyer, coordinator