Holy Cross Church, Duluth Minnesota


  Holy Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church, ELCA
410 North Arlington Avenue
Duluth, Minnesota  55811
(218) 722-0132

Worship Schedule 
8:30 a.m. – Traditional Worship
9:30 a.m. - Coffee & Fellowship
10:45 a.m. – Contemporary Worship 

Office Hours:  9 - 3 Monday - Friday

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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.
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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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 Thursday, October 27, 2016    | Login  

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.
Upcoming Events

October 18 ~ Swedish Meatball Dinner, Silent Auction, Raffle & Bake Sale 4 - 6:30 pm

October 22 ~ Serving at the Damiano Center, 8:30 am - 1:30 pm (6 volunteers needed, sign up on Kiosk)

October 22 ~ Medicare & Social Security Discussion, 10:30 am - Noon, Fellowship Hall

October 23 ~ No Sunday School

October 25 ~ Naomi-Sarah Circle, 10 am

October 30 ~ Reformation Sunday

October 30 ~ Confirmation 10:45 Service

November 6 ~ Daylight Saving Time Ends

November 6 ~ Sunday Night Supper @ Sammy's Pizza West Duluth

November 8 ~ Election Day

November 11 ~ Veteran's Day

November 12 ~ Serving at the Damiano Center, 8:30 am - 1:30 pm (6 volunteers needed, sign up on Kiosk)

November 22 ~ Thanksgiving Service, 6:30 pm

November 24 ~ Thanksgiving Day

November 30 ~ Advent Service, 6:30 pm

December 3 ~ Decorate the Church for Christmas, 9:30 - Noon, treats provided

December 7 ~ Advent Service, 6:30 pm

December 14 ~ Advent Service, 6:30 pm

December 17 ~ Serving at the Damiano Center, 8:30 am - 1:30 pm (6 volunteers needed, sign up on Kiosk)

December 21 ~ No Advent Service this week

December 27 ~ Christmas Eve 

3 pm Traditional Service

5 pm Contemporary Service

10 pm Candle Light Service

January 1, 2017 ~ New Year's Day, There will be one service at 9:30 am which will include a Hymn Sing.


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!!

Volunteer Oportunities

Please join us when we decorate the Church for the Christmas season on December 3rd from 9:30 - Noon.

Holy Cross Helping Hands:  Work in Fellowship with others on small jobs around the church each Thursdays @ 9-11 a.m..

Damiano Opportunities:  We are scheduled to serve on Saturday October 22, November 12, and December 17  from 8:30-1:30.  We need six people to help prepare and serve the meal.  Sign up sheet in Narthex.

The Praise Team is looking for more voices!  We'd love a tenor, bass and melody singers!  Contact Caroline or Erin.  Come and join us at a practice on Wednesday nights @ 5:30 p.m.


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.


Web Page Updates

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

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