Church of the Cross is a spiritual community of openness, hospitality, learning and care for others in the Spirit of Jesus, with a Lutheran emphasis on grace – meaning how “God so loves the world” and how that frees us to do the same. Jesus’ invitation is for everyone – Come and see!
The Third Sunday of Advent – December 11th
Join us as we celebrate with Holy Communion – 10:00 am
and at our Advent Family Program with Beverages & Treats – 3:00 pm
All are welcome!
At the crossroads…
in this third Sunday of Advent, God prepares the way as we wrestle with Holy questions, and prophetic words of revolution. With our brokenness, our endurance and our hope, what do we come here together to see and be a part of? Welcome Jesus, God’s promise for the world; Welcome all.
The Bible This Week on Monday, Dec. 12th
This discussion of the upcoming readings for Sunday is open to everyone, and can be a great way of preparing for Worship by exploring and reflecting on the readings together. The readings for discussion for Sunday, Dec. 18th:
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Shelbourne Community KitchenShelbourne Community Kitchen, at 3541 Shelbourne Street, is a collaborative effort of St. Luke Cedar Hill Anglican, St. Aiden’s United, Lutheran Church of the Cross, Mt. Tolmie and Camosun Community Associations. See us at: www.shelbournecommunitykitchen.ca Sign up for our newsletter here.
Times Colonist Faith Forum article by Lyle McKenzie
Do some continuing education for your spirit – You’ll be better for it.
Learning Time for Children – Every Sunday
The Bible This Week – Mondays at 7:00 pm
No Experience Necessary Bible Study – Thursdays at 7:00 pm
DVD Study Course – History of Christianity in the Reformation Era – Tuesdays at 7:00 pm & Wednesdays at 10:00 am
An interesting article on the joint Lutheran-Catholic worship service being held in Sweden this month. Pope Francis, Catholics and Lutherans Will Recall Reformation
From the Fall Supper
To read the overview by Kim Cummins, Program Coordinator, Shelbourne Community Kitchen Society – kim-cummins-from-the-fall-supper-2016