Join us this Sunday, December 6 @ 10 am for Worship via Facebook
You do NOT need a Facebook Account to view the Live Streaming or Recordings. Click HERE to go to our Facebook page.
The Bulletin for Sunday's service can be accessed by clicking HERE.
To view previous Sunday's Bulletins and Sermon recordings click HERE.
A Special Congregational Meeting for Church of the Cross
is called for December 6, 2020 @ 11 am on Zoom. 
The meeting is called for the sole purpose of electing new officers for the positions of Deacon and Elder.
How to connect to Zoom for the meeting (including phone call-in information) has been sent to all members of Church of the Cross.
Our Annual Poinsettia sale is here!
 Please click HERE to place your order. The cost is $15 per poinsettia and colors are: red (20 available), speckled (10 available) and white (6 available). Checks can be mailed or dropped off in the mailbox at church.
All poinsettias may be picked up at the church after Christmas. Contact Jane L to schedule a time to have the church opened for you. OR, if you prefer, your poinsettia(s) will be donated to Friendship Village to share with their residents. Please be sure to check your preference when you make your selection. If no selection is made, you will be contacted about your preference. Thank you!
Visit the Wings Holiday Store by clicking HERE to sign up to purchase a gift for one of the clients within the WINGS family. You may purchase the gifts at any store that you choose.
You can help a child feel loved this holiday season.
 Fill a wish list, send a gift card, or make a donation!
However you choose to help, know that you are bringing joy to a child, young adult, or family experiencing crisis.
Sign up for gifts or gift cards or a financial donation will go through the Shelter, Inc. Holiday Gift Drive 2020—Interest Form. 
Choose below to Sign Up for buying a gift or make a Donation. 
You can also contact Zoe McGrath at or 847-595-0180.
Please click HERE to go to our website and scroll down on the page to see current Notes from Pastor Julie. It includes an update on Sunday worship services. (updated on November 9)
Connecting in this time of physical distancing is vital to our remaining connected in life giving ways. 
Zoom Gatherings can be accessed with a computer, a tablet, a smart phone, or by calling in on your regular phone. 
We gather every week on Tuesdays at 11 am & Thursdays at 9 am. 
Contact Pastor Julie for Zoom sign-in information.
  Join us via Zoom every Wednesday at 12 noon for bible study as we discuss scripture passages for our upcoming worship service. Contact Pastor Julie for the Zoom access information to join the Zoom session.  
Here is the schedule:
Men's Bible Study will meet on December 9 & 16
Meetings start at 7 pm.
Our current study is on the book ISAIAH Trusting God in Troubled Times by Howard Peskett.
We meet via Zoom. We encourage new attendees, so if interested, please contact Ken G. or Stu R. for access details.  
Our next Book Club meetings will be on:
   Wednesday, January 13,2021 at 7 pm
Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
If you want to be included, please email Judie at and she will send you a Zoom invitation.
Donations to the General Fund, Major Maintenance Fund, Deacons Fund and Memorial Fund can now be made online on our website or via the Give+ Church application on your phone. For instructions, please pick up flyers in the lounge or visit our website by clicking HERE. Click on the button below to start the process of creating a profile and/or scheduling your donation.
Orders for the weekly flower arrangements in the sanctuary can be placed again. Our supplier is now Fabbrini Flowers. The cost for one arrangement is $40.
A flower arrangement is a perfect opportunity to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and special occasions or in honor/memory of loved ones.
To order a flower arrangement, please click HERE or email the office at with the date, dedication and other details of your order. Flower arrangements can be taken home right after the worship service.