All are Welcome!

Church of the Cross is pleased to announce we have called Pastor Dianne Wendt by a unanimous vote! Her first Sunday at Cross will be October 3rd.


We want to thank Pastor Dee Emmert for her service as interim pastor here at Cross for the past three years. We will miss you!


Proclaim the Good News! Church of the Cross has resumed in person church services. Please be advised:


Church of the Cross cannot attest to the vaccination status of those attending our service. We ask that you follow our COVID-19 safety protocols:

 Please enter from the FRONT of Church - NO Social Hall Use or Entry

Temperatures will be taken before entering the Narthex

Masks are to be worn throughout the Service. A mask will be provided if you don’t have one.

Please refrain from Hugging and Shaking of Hands

Sign in including your Name, Address, Email Address, Phone #

Hymns can be Hummed or Sung Softly

Communion will be brought to Congregants in the Pews

Please refrain from Hugging, Shaking of Hands, and Socialization Inside of Church

All must exit from Door on Right Side of Sanctuary, to 45th Street.

Offerings can be left in the basket upon Exit from Sanctuary.

Please socialize at a Safe Distance outside, along 45th Street or in front of Church

If you prefer to worship online or you can't be with us in person  Church of the Cross will be sharing our service virtually using Zoom for its teleconferencing. The number to join the teleconference 1-669-900-9128. Then enter 875 9898 7747. If prompted, use the password "worship". Please remember to mute your phone except for the responses and the prayers.  If you would like to join the video teleconference, the link is on the bulletin. The bulletin for the Sunday, September 26th service is on the Worship page sidebar. Click on the icon.

Our service will be recorded and posted on our Facebook page @COTCSAC.


During this time of extreme need, Church of the Cross is making monthly donations to these organizations until further notice:

WIND Youth

River City Food Bank

You can use these links to make a personal donation. You can also give to the Cross mission fund directly through our wesite on the Make an Offering page.

Pr. Dee is available by phone at 330-858-1760 and by email at





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Lutheran Church of the Cross is a welcoming, worshiping people of God. Through faith in Jesus Christ, we praise the God of Creation, Love and Forgiveness, encourage Spiritual Growth, and respond to the Holy Spirit's call to Compassionate Service in our Community and World.


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Sunday Morning: 11:00 am
We honor an open Communion Table and invite all who believe in the Risen Lord.

Join us in the Social Hall after the service for Coffee Hour.



We are a Pet Friendly church.  

We welcome you and your well-behaved, leashed pet to our services.


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