Category: Community

Santa Visit – December 14th

FREE Photo with Santa Claus – Saturday, December 14th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Join in the Annual FREE Santa Visit at Cross of Glory.

There will also be crafts, games, and treats! All are welcome!

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Santa Visit – December 14th, 2019: 10:30am -12:30pm

FREE Photo with Santa Claus. Join in the Annual FREE Santa Visit at Cross of Glory.
There will also be crafts, games, and treats! All are welcome!

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Collecting Toilet Paper Rolls

Needed for craft projects

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Community Blood Drive – November 14, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 3:00 to 7:00 pm.

Sign up now! You can reserve a time at https://ht.heartlandbc.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/5571784.

Walk-ins are also welcomed.

For FAQs on Blood Donation, click here.

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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.

Who benefits from blood donation?

At Heartland Blood Centers, we never forget the patients who receive the blood we collect. Every unit of blood is collected from volunteer donors who meet specific criteria and have been screened according to strict guidelines. Every unit (pint) is collected, transported, tested and stored according to tightly-controlled procedures.

Examples of transfusion needs are:

  • Cancer: up to 8 units/month
  • Bone Marrow Transplant: up to 2 units/day
  • Liver Transplant: up to 100 units
  • Auto Accident: up to 50 units
  • Cardiovascular Surgery: 2-25 units

 

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Event: Free Community Easter Egg Hunt – April 20

FREE! ANNUAL COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT

April 20th, 2019 at 10:00 am sharp – Don’t be even a minute late!

Come One, Come All! Rain 🙁 or Shine ☀!!

On Saturday, April 20, Cross of Glory will again host its annual neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt. We’ll divide the kids up by age groups and have filled plastic Easter eggs for them to find. After the hunt, everyone is invited inside for food, crafts and cookie decorating. And the Easter Bunny will be around the whole time for some photo ops.

The event starts promptly at 10 am, and given how fast kids can move when they are looking for eggs, you’ll want to be there a bit early. This event is for the entire community, and we’ll have over 2000 filled eggs!! So bring your neighbors and friends, and don’t forget an Easter basket to hold your eggs..

If weather permits, event is held outdoors. But if the weather is bad, we move inside!

 

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Santa Visit – December 8th, 2018

 

FREE Photo with Santa Claus. Join in the Annual FREE Santa Visit at Cross of Glory. There will also be crafts, games, and treats! All are welcome!

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Community Blood Drive – September 6, 2018

SAVE THE DATE for the upcoming blood drive!

CROSS OF GLORY LUTHERAN CHURCH
Thursday, 9/6/2018 – 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Appointments are encouraged!  

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

Who benefits from blood donation?

At Heartland Blood Centers, we never forget the patients who receive the blood we collect. Every unit of blood is collected from volunteer donors who meet specific criteria and have been screened according to strict guidelines. Every unit (pint) is collected, transported, tested and stored according to tightly-controlled procedures.

Examples of transfusion needs are:

  • Cancer: up to 8 units/month
  • Bone Marrow Transplant: up to 2 units/day
  • Liver Transplant: up to 100 units
  • Auto Accident: up to 50 units
  • Cardiovascular Surgery: 2-25 units

 

For specific questions regarding your blood drive, please contact your Account Representative, Jennifer Ziltz, directly atJKINSELLA@HEARTLANDBC.ORG.

Text “CHARLIE” to 444-999 to opt into text messaging to receive information about upcoming blood drive events, promotions and blood inventory needs!

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Adoption / Foster Support Group No Longer Meeting

Adoption / Foster Support Group no longer meets at Cross of Glory Church. 

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Summer Outreach Opportunities

During the summer we have lots of opportunities to be out in the community to share our faith, and show people who we are at Cross of Glory. Here are a number of different ways you can participate:

  • Mokena Pride Fest on June 10 – volunteers are needed to staff the kids’ games from 12:30 – 2:30 and from 2:30 -4:30. And when you’re not volunteering, watch the COG band play at 2 or 3:30.
  • Lockport’s Old Canal Days Parade on Friday, June 15 –  join us at 5:30, and just like last year, we’ll hand out candy and publicize our preschool and our Superhero VBS.  We’ll have costumes and loads of fun.
  • Homer Glen Parade on Saturday, June 23– a shorter parade than Lockport’s, but we’ll be doing the same thing – having a fun time handing out candy and publicizing our preschool and our Superhero VBS. Join us at 10:30.
  • Chicago Pride Parade at noon on Sunday, June 24 – this is a bit of a distance, but is a great way to show people who we are and what we believe as we march with the Chicago Coalition of Welcoming Churches.
  • Homer Glen Art Event on Saturday, July 14– our kids games will be featured at this first annual chalk art event in Stonebridge Park in Homer Glen. Volunteers are needed from 9:30 to noon.

All these events are opportunities to tell the community who we are at Cross of Glory (and to make a lot of people smile). But we can’t do it without your help.  So please email dana@crossofglory.com to indicate which events you’d like to be part of.

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