Happenings at the Cross
September 2018
5K Walk/Run

A HUGE thank you to all who helped make our first annual "Run for the Cross" a great success!! We had 72 walkers/runners, and they all did a great job. It was a really warm evening, so everyone got a workout.
Female Runner Results
  • Female Open Winner, Sydnie Ralls, Jonesboro, IL
  • Female age 10-19, Miah Gilmore, Jackson, MO
  • Female age 20-29, Emily Fitch, Vandalia, IL
  • Female age 30-39, Brittany Toler, Pinckneyville, IL
  • Female age 40-49, Ana Risse
  • Female age 50-59, Melody Mesiti
  • Female 60+ , Beverly Parks, Johnston City
Male Runner Results
  • Male Open Winner, Tomas Francisco
  • Male 9 and under, Max Epplin, Carbondale, IL
  • Male 10-19, Dalton Poole, Dowell, IL
  • Male 20-29, Cody Cox
  • Male 30-39, Sam Wilson
  • Male 40-49, John Fry
  • Male 50-59 Mark Smith, Pinckneyville, IL
  • Male 60+, Brad Borth, Enterprise, LA
Fall Colors at the Cross - Saturday, October 20th

We hope you will mark your calendars to come out and join us for a fun day and enjoy the beautiful view from atop Bald Knob Mountain as the colors begin to change. Be sure and get your lunch tickets in advance too -- only a limited number will be available at the door. 

Come and enjoy a helicopter ride! $50 for 15 minutes; $20 for 4 minutes; minimum of 2 riders for every ride. Helicopter rides provided by Stevens Aircraft Solutions, Paducah, KY.

Additionally, music will be provided by UpLift 6 from 10 am – 12 noon, and from 3:30-5:30 pm by the Smoky Hollow String Band.

See more details in the flyer below:
Pickin' at the Patch

For the third year, Rendleman Orchards will support Bald Knob Cross with their Pickin' at the Patch event. Half of the $2.00 admission fee will be donated to the cross. Come out for a fun day, support all the vendors, Rendleman Orchards and also Bald Knob Cross while shopping for some amazing finds!!
business card winner
August Welcome Center Business Card Winner

The business card drawing winner for August is Chris Wooley from United Rentals, Paducah, Kentucky. Congratulations Chris!
Looking for a Unique Holiday Gift? Honor Your Loved One with a Commemorative Paver at Bald Knob Cross
holiday brick
Your paver brick will become a permanent part of the magnificent Bald Knob Cross grounds.

  • Pay tribute to a deceased loved one
  • Celebrate an anniversary 
  • Add a favorite psalm or quote

With your holiday brick order, we will send a gift certificate showing information about the brick that can be the "wrapped up" present for a loved one.

4″ x 8″ Paver Brick, $125 Donation
Include your personal message
(3 lines with 12 characters on each line)

8″ x 8″ Paver Brick, $250 Donation
Include your personal message (6 lines with 12 characters on each line)

Paver orders received by the 14th of the month will be placed in the paver garden by the 15th of the following month.

See the details at www.BaldKnobCross.com/Pavers
Upcoming Events
Bald Knob Cross
  • October 13, 2018 - Pickin' at the Patch
  • October 20, 2018 - Fall Colors at the Cross
  • April 21, 2019 - Easter Sunrise
  • April 28, 2019 - Blessing of the Bikes
  • May 3, 2019 - "Par for the Cross" Golf Scramble
  • July 27, 2019 - Fundraising Dinner
  • October 11, 2019 - "Run for the Cross" 5K Run/Walk
Teresa Gilbert
Bald Knob Cross of Peace
Teresa Gilbert
Executive Director