Worship: 9:30 am Sunday (Facebook Live)

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

Office Closed Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
  Normal Hours: 8:00 am to Noon
  Phone: (708) 301-6998

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

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From Pastor Dana O’Brien – Saturday, March 21, 2020…

Hi everyone,

If you’ve got a virtual worship place, that’s wonderful. But if your congregation isn’t worshiping, I invite you to join us at Cross of Glory on Sunday morning via Facebook live. Click here to go to our Cross of Glory Lutheran Church Facebook site and join us promptly at 9:30. The service will be on the screen, so be prepared to participate by speaking the prayers and confession aloud, sharing your own prayers and other comments, and singing the songs. 

So for those of you who aren’t on Facebook, sign up before the next service. 

And please extend us a bit of grace. We’re trying to be good models of our governor’s shelter in place order, so we’re streaming worship with just two people. 

The Order of Worship for the April 5, 2020 service is available here.

Shortly after each service, we will add the video of the service to the Sermons and Service Videos area (click here) in the “Common Links” area of the web page.

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Coronavirus Message from Pastor Dana – March 16, 2020

Hi everyone,

Thanks to all of you who helped make yesterday’s worship work!! We were able to transition from all of us gathering, to just a few present and most online via Facebook, to what we’ll see in the future — all of us on Facebook. We also learned that we are able to do our music without running into any online streaming problems. 

So starting this Sunday (March 22), and for as long as necessary, our Sunday worship will occur only online via Facebook. Make sure you are sitting in front of your computers at 9:30 each Sunday to participate in worship (and I do mean participate). 

Also, all other COG in-person meetings are cancelled. That means no more Lenten midweek meals or other COG meetings at this time. (We are a polling place on Tuesday, and it looks like that is still on.) At this point, the plan is to have someone at COG for a couple hours each day, although that may change at any time so please feel free to contact me on my cell at 414-916-3241.

 I recognize that all this uncertainty makes it all the more important that we stay connected in whatever ways we can. So we’ll try to take advantage of the interactive features of Facebook to keep us all connected during Sunday worship. And we will try to use technology to meet in other ways — more info on that later. 

I also realize that this is a scary time for all of us. Our health, our finances, our relationships — pretty much our entire “normal” way of life — are changing very quickly in very challenging ways. We all know that we are facing some difficult times ahead…

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The Welcome Place Preschool Open House

The Welcome Place Preschool Open House


Bring your child and meet with the teachers

Registration Is Open!
  • 3 year olds (3 by Sept. 1st) Tuesday and Thursday
  • 4 year olds (4 by Sept. 1st) Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Call 708-301-3883 for any information 

The Welcome Place Preschool is a ministry of Cross of Glory Lutheran Church

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Frozen in July VBS

Cross of Glory Invites All Children to our Vacation Bible School

VBS: JULY 27 – 30 (Monday thru Thursday) 9:00 am – Noon

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. An amazing four days of fun filled experience of God’s Love.

Family Night on Thursday, July 30th at 6:30 pm

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Cinco de Mayo Fundraiser – Friday, May 1st

We will hold our annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta fundraiser for Centro Infantil de los Angeles, on Friday, May 1st starting at 6PM. We are accepting donations for raffle baskets and monetary donations for the benefit of the daycare at Centro Infantil.

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In the Loop: 03/15/2020

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  • PFLAG Meeting – March 31st (Cancelled)
  • Book Club – March 26 (Becoming by Michelle Obama)
  • April Women’s Event – April 2 (The Greatest Showman at the Rialto) (Cancelled)

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Newsletter: March, 2020

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

MarchNewsletter Includes:

  • What’s coming up on Sundays in March
  • Prayer Beads
  • Wednesday Soup Suppers & The Gospel of John
  • Easter Egg Hunt April 11
  • Book Club — Becoming
  • Annual Meeting 
  • Frozen in July VBS
  • Preschool Pancake Breakfast March 15
  • Preschool Open House March 15
  • Day Light Savings Time March 8
  • Financial Update
  • Easter Dates

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PFLAG Chapter – Meeting Monthly

Next meeting is on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm. We have a regular “last Tuesday of the month” meeting. Please check the church calendar if the date in this post does not reflect that.

Cross of Glory is super excited to be able to reach out into the community AGAIN and be a host for a new chapter of PFLAG Homer Glen Lockport.

Any questions – please feel free to contact either Michelle Eckmayer, President, Lisa O’Malley, Secretary or Allen Kirkland, Treasurer our email is Pflag.hgl@gmail.com. PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE – Pflag Homer Glen Lockport.

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