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These volunteers assist in worship services by lighting/putting out candles and helping with communion.
The altar guild is responsible for the upkeep of the altar flowers, decorations, candles, and fixtures. The group meets annually in January.
Board of Directors
The Board of directors oversees and conducts the business of the church.
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
These volunteers count, record, and deposit weekly offerings.
Our deacons oversee the spiritual welfare of the congregation as well as the pastor and his family.
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.
Jean Anderson and Mary Lange, coordinators
These volunteers communicate in person or via mail with those who are unable to attend worship services.
Mothers and Others Prayer Group
Mothers and Others is a prayer group 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 can be given to Shelley Kivipelto, 612-722-1083. All information disclosed is private and all members of the prayer group agree to keep all information confidential.
This group finds, asks, and solidifies the slate of candidates for vacant elected offices before the annual voter’s meeting.
These volunteers read the assigned Bible readings during worship services. Sign up in the narthex.
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.
Sunday Morning Coffee
These volunteers make coffee and lemonade, set out treats, and clean up.
Judy Sorensen, coordinator
These volunteers teach Sunday school and help with special programs.
Trustees ensure the physical building is in good working order.
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.
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
These volunteers visit members who are in the hospital.