Holy Cross Church, Duluth Minnesota
 

 

  Holy Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church, ELCA
410 North Arlington Avenue
Duluth, Minnesota  55811
(218) 722-0132
8:30 a.m. – Traditional Worship
9:30 a.m. - Coffee Fellowship
9:45 a.m. - Sunday School
10:45 a.m. – Contemporary Worship
 

 

  Holy Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church, ELCA
410 North Arlington Avenue
Duluth, Minnesota  55811
(218) 722-0132
8:30 a.m. – Traditional Worship
9:30 a.m. - Coffee Fellowship
9:45 a.m. - Sunday School
10:45 a.m. – Contemporary Worship
 
  
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Our synod is one of 65 synods in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. It is comprised of 138 congregations in 13 counties throughout northeastern Minnesota. There are more than 72,500 baptized members, 250 rostered leaders and over 1,500 elected lay leaders.
 
Looking for spiritual refreshment? God Pause email devotions are short, meaningful reflections on the following Sunday's lessons and gospel delivered directly to your e-mail box. By Sunday, you'll be ready for an extra meaningful worship experience. The devotion writers are Luther Seminary alumni. Their reflections are a gift to you and to the church.
 
Going out of town?  Check out FaithStreet to find a church close to where you'll be!
 
Uplifting and kid-safe music
 
CHUM provides core social safety net programs which include emergency food, shelter, advocacy, and outreach to over 7,000 hungry, homeless and low-income people each year. Housing advocates and street case managers provide stabilization services through case management programs for homeless or imminently homeless families and single adults. CHUM’s congregational outreach and community organizing efforts center on social justice issues relating to homelessness, poverty and employment.

 

Our synod is one of 65 synods in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. It is comprised of 138 congregations in 13 counties throughout northeastern Minnesota. There are more than 72,500 baptized members, 250 rostered leaders and over 1,500 elected lay leaders.
 
Looking for spiritual refreshment? God Pause email devotions are short, meaningful reflections on the following Sunday's lessons and gospel delivered directly to your e-mail box. By Sunday, you'll be ready for an extra meaningful worship experience. The devotion writers are Luther Seminary alumni. Their reflections are a gift to you and to the church.
 
Going out of town?  Check out FaithStreet to find a church close to where you'll be!
 
Uplifting and kid-safe music
 
CHUM provides core social safety net programs which include emergency food, shelter, advocacy, and outreach to over 7,000 hungry, homeless and low-income people each year. Housing advocates and street case managers provide stabilization services through case management programs for homeless or imminently homeless families and single adults. CHUM’s congregational outreach and community organizing efforts center on social justice issues relating to homelessness, poverty and employment.

 

  
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At Holy Cross our mission is to

 Celebrate Grace, Grow In Faith and Make a Difference For God

 
 
We strive to accomplish our mission by being a community of believers dedicated to building deeply caring intergenerational relationships and empowering all members - families, youth and individuals - to participate fully in a Christ centered life through worship, fellowship, study and service.

At Holy Cross our mission is to

 Celebrate Grace, Grow In Faith and Make a Difference For God

 
 
We strive to accomplish our mission by being a community of believers dedicated to building deeply caring intergenerational relationships and empowering all members - families, youth and individuals - to participate fully in a Christ centered life through worship, fellowship, study and service.
  
Advent Devotional

Enjoy the Advent Devotionals from Luther Seminary by click on "Your People Long to Greet You".

Enjoy the Advent Devotionals from Luther Seminary by click on "Your People Long to Greet You".

  
Future Events

November 16~ Little Hearts Daycare 1st Anniversary Celebration during Coffee Hour

November 16 ~ Voters' Assembly Meeting @ 9:45 a.m.

November 25 ~ Thanksgiving Service @ 6:30 p.m.

November 27 ~ Volunteer Opportunity: Thanksgiving Dinner noon to 3;00

December 3 ~ Advent Worship Service @ 6:30

December 7 ~ Volunteer Opportunity @ Chum Church to Host.

December 10 ~ Advent Worship Service @ 6:30

December 17 ~ Advent Worship Service @ 6:30

December 24 ~ Christmas Eve Worship Services @ 3pm, 5pm, & 10pm

November 16~ Little Hearts Daycare 1st Anniversary Celebration during Coffee Hour

November 16 ~ Voters' Assembly Meeting @ 9:45 a.m.

November 25 ~ Thanksgiving Service @ 6:30 p.m.

November 27 ~ Volunteer Opportunity: Thanksgiving Dinner noon to 3;00

December 3 ~ Advent Worship Service @ 6:30

December 7 ~ Volunteer Opportunity @ Chum Church to Host.

December 10 ~ Advent Worship Service @ 6:30

December 17 ~ Advent Worship Service @ 6:30

December 24 ~ Christmas Eve Worship Services @ 3pm, 5pm, & 10pm

  
Job Postings

Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Duluth is seeking a part time Choir Director and Youth Director. 

Choir Director: Job requirements include director for Sunday morning performances and Wednesday night practices.  Hours are approximately two per week.  Previous experience a plus.  Submit cover letter and resume to Worship and Music Director, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 410 North Arlington Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota 55811 or email information to Pastor Mike DeKraai at, dekma50@gmail.com.

Youth Director: "Expectations and responsibilities include experience in communication and working with youth and adults, have previous active involvement in the life of a Lutheran congregation, possess organizational management skills, have previous active involvement in the life of a Lutheran Congregation. Job duties include planning and conducting Wednesday night programming, supervise participation in service projects, coordinate with other church boards for such activities as serving at the Union Gospel Mission, Adopt a Family and other events open to youth and adults; organize, participate with and lead youth in programmed activities such as retreats, camping trips, youth gatherings of the ELCA, mission trips, etc.; organize and post activities on the youth calendar in the church  at least one month in advance; serve on Sunday mornings as Youth Forum education leader and help with worship as needed.  Hours other than on Wednesday and Sunday are flexible, averaging 20 hours per week.  Submit cover letter and resume to Executive Director, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 410 North Arlington Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota 55811 or email information to Pastor Mike DeKraai at, dekma50@gmail.com 

Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Duluth is seeking a part time Choir Director and Youth Director. 

Choir Director: Job requirements include director for Sunday morning performances and Wednesday night practices.  Hours are approximately two per week.  Previous experience a plus.  Submit cover letter and resume to Worship and Music Director, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 410 North Arlington Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota 55811 or email information to Pastor Mike DeKraai at, dekma50@gmail.com.

Youth Director: "Expectations and responsibilities include experience in communication and working with youth and adults, have previous active involvement in the life of a Lutheran congregation, possess organizational management skills, have previous active involvement in the life of a Lutheran Congregation. Job duties include planning and conducting Wednesday night programming, supervise participation in service projects, coordinate with other church boards for such activities as serving at the Union Gospel Mission, Adopt a Family and other events open to youth and adults; organize, participate with and lead youth in programmed activities such as retreats, camping trips, youth gatherings of the ELCA, mission trips, etc.; organize and post activities on the youth calendar in the church  at least one month in advance; serve on Sunday mornings as Youth Forum education leader and help with worship as needed.  Hours other than on Wednesday and Sunday are flexible, averaging 20 hours per week.  Submit cover letter and resume to Executive Director, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 410 North Arlington Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota 55811 or email information to Pastor Mike DeKraai at, dekma50@gmail.com 

  
Shiny Paper Drive

Keep Saving your Shiny Paper! You may drop off your shiny paper on Sunday mornings, or during office hours, in the bins located in the lower level entry way. 

 Acceptable items: magazines, catalogs, shiny newspaper inserts (such as Target, Kohls, JC Penney, etc.), white copy/office paper

 Unacceptable items: newspapers, garbage, paper bags or plastic bags, wet material, envelopes with plastic windows, colored paper, plastic, phone books

If you have any free time and would like to help with this project, please call Paul or Maureen Gunderson.   Many hands will make lighter work! Thank you!!

Keep Saving your Shiny Paper! You may drop off your shiny paper on Sunday mornings, or during office hours, in the bins located in the lower level entry way. 

 Acceptable items: magazines, catalogs, shiny newspaper inserts (such as Target, Kohls, JC Penney, etc.), white copy/office paper

 Unacceptable items: newspapers, garbage, paper bags or plastic bags, wet material, envelopes with plastic windows, colored paper, plastic, phone books

If you have any free time and would like to help with this project, please call Paul or Maureen Gunderson.   Many hands will make lighter work! Thank you!!

  
Simply Giving

  
Consider scheduling a recurring contribution today. It’s very convenient. You will no longer need to write out checks and prepare envelopes every week. Even when travel, illness or other circumstances prevent you from attending services, your electronic contributions will continue to be received on an uninterrupted basis. Authorization Forms are available by clicking here.
 

 

  
Consider scheduling a recurring contribution today. It’s very convenient. You will no longer need to write out checks and prepare envelopes every week. Even when travel, illness or other circumstances prevent you from attending services, your electronic contributions will continue to be received on an uninterrupted basis. Authorization Forms are available by clicking here.
 

 

  
Web Page Updates

If there is any information that you would like to see on the website, please email the church office at office.holycrossduluth.org with "Web Updates" in the subject line. 

If there is any information that you would like to see on the website, please email the church office at office.holycrossduluth.org with "Web Updates" in the subject line. 

  
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