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Our Mission Statement

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.


Christ is Risen!  Alleluia!


Please join us for worship on the 5th Sunday of Easter May 15th.  Click here for the bulletin 

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 Wendt holdsTuesdays at 2 at Temple Coffee, 4201 H St. where you are welcome to join her to discuss your concerns or just enjoy a cup of coffee with her.  You can also reach her at 916-456-8880.



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.                                                                                                    


Sunflower Sunday--a Fundraiser for Ukraine                                    Church of the Cross is selling sunflowers-the national flower of Ukriane-with proceeds going to Lutheran Disaster Response to benefit those in Eastern Europe affected by the conflict. We raised $1100 for Ukraine! Thank you for your generous donations.


Churh of the Cross supports the work of these local organiztions:

WIND Youth

River City Food Bank

Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services


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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