Worship with Communion: Sundays at 9:30 am

Cross Of Glory Lutheran Church
14719 West 163rd Street
Homer Glen, Illinois 60491

Office Open Monday through Friday
  Hours: 8:00 am to Noon
  Phone: (708) 301-6998

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Affiliations:
A Lutheran Congregation of the ELCA.
An inclusive Reconciling in Christ Church.

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New Lenox Loyalty Day Parade – May 5

Once again we participated in the New Lenox parade on Sunday, May 5th telling people about our upcoming God in Pixar VBS.

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VBS: God in Pixar – July 8-11, 2019

VBS 2019 will run from July 8-11.

The kids will gather up for an over-the-top adventure as each day’s activities will focus on different Pixar movies and characters. Kids will participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, make and enjoy yummy snacks, experience one-of-a kind Bible adventures, test out Science-Fun Gizmos & Crafts.

Click HERE for VBS 2019 Registration Form (PDF format)

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In the Loop: 5/19/2019

PFLAG Group – Monthly; VBS – God in Pixar – July 8-11; Walked in New Lenox Parade on May 5; Book Club on May 23 – The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben; Calendar of Summer Activities

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Newsletter: May, 2019

Be sure to read up on all that is happening this May.  Details are updated on events and programs through web articles and the calendar.

  • Capital Appeal Update
  • What’s Coming Up on Sundays
  • Noisy Offerings
  • Mother’s Day Worship May 12
  • New Sermon Series – Joining God in the Neighborhood
  • Are you a 2019 Graduate
  • Cinco de Mayo Fundraiser on May 3rd
  • Guitar Lessons
  • Community Blood Drive – In Memory of Caryl Hruska
  • Upcoming Summer Stuff
  • New Lenox Parade on May 5 and even more in June
  • The Welcome Place Preschool registration is open
  • PFLAG Organizing a group at CoG
  • Dinner with Friends May 30th
  • God In Pixar VBS Registration is OPEN

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Adoption / Foster Support Group – May 13

Adoption / Foster Support Group meeting is open to any individual, or family that has been touched by the adoption or fostering process. If you are a child that was adopted; a parent that has adopted or a birth parent that has made an adoption plan for your child; If you are a child or a parent that is going or has been …

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Community Blood Drive – May16, 2019

CROSS OF GLORY LUTHERAN CHURCH
Thursday, 5/16/2019 – 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Join us for our 2nd blood drive of 2019. This one will be in memory of Caryl Hruska. Donating blood was very important to Caryl, who passed away this Spring.

Appointments are encouraged!  

 Please CLICK HERE to schedule your preferred donation time! You can also call the church to set up an appointment at (708) 301-6998.

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Book Club – Thursday, May 23

The May book is The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben. With compelling selections from the original book and stunning, large-format photographs of trees from around the world, this gorgeous volume distills the essence of Wohlleben’s message to show trees in all their glory and diversity.

We will discuss the book on Thursday, May 23rd at 7:00 pm at CoG. Please see Janet if you need a copy of the book. Everyone is welcome to read the book and join us for a lively discussion.Please contact Cheryl Nabors with any questions.

Coming Up…
June – The Woman’s Hour by Elaine Weiss
July – Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Eagan
August – Crossing To Safety by Wallace Stegner
September – Enchantress of Numbers: A Novel Of Ada Lovelace by Jennifer Chiaverini

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PFLAG Group Meets Monthly

PFLAG is a national support and advocacy group that unites LGBTQ people with families, friends, and allies.

Some of our members noticed the need for a local PFLAG chapter in this area, so our new PFLAG group meets on the last Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. We had our inaugural meeting on Tuesday, April 30th at Cross of Glory.

Please share this information with anyone you know who may be interested, and contact Michelle Eckmayer if you have any questions.

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Women’s Event – Wine Glass Painting – Friday, June 21

Join us on Friday, June 21st, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm for a fun night of painting 4th of July Wine Glasses. The cost is $20 per person and includes 2 glasses of your choice and all the painting supplies. Work at your own pace. Advanced registration is required so there is enough supplies for all. You are welcome to bring a small appetizer or dessert, and beverage. How Fun!

You’re welcome to bring a small appetizer or dessert if you would like. 

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