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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.



Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in Sacramento we will be holding our services exclusively on Zoom for the next two Sundays (Jan. 23rd and Jan. 30th). See below for the link. We hope to resume in person services in February. Our Annual Congregational Meeting has been moved to Feb. 6th.

Please join us for the 4th Sunday after Epiphany service January 30, 2022. Click here for the bulletin.  We hope to see you there virtually.

Please be advised: Church of the Cross cannot attest to the vaccination status of those attending our service. Visit the Worship page to view our Safety Protocols. 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 link to join the video teleconference is

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. 

Our service will be recorded and posted on our Facebook page @COTCSAC, this website and our new YouTube channel! Please go to YouTube to subscribe and share our channel with your family and friends. Our YouTube channel link is:



Pastor Dianne WILL NOT be at Temple Coffee on Jan. 25th or Feb. 1st.


Pastor Dianne Wendt will be available for informal discussions about anything on your mind, Tuesdays at 2 at Temple Coffee, 4201 H St. You can also reach her at 916-456-8880.

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!


Church of the Cross is partnering with EWaste4Good for a fundraising opportunity. You can call the organization to schedule an ewaste pickup or bring it here to Cross. The church will receive credit for your donations. Click on the icon more information.                                                                                                    



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.





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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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