Cross of Christ Lutheran Church

204 South Chase Street       Houston, MN 55943        507-896-3102


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August Calendar



Cross of Christ Summer Sunday Worship Schedule


8:30 a.m.

 Service @ Stone Church

10:15 a.m.

Service @ Cross of Christ

Saturday Services

Before 1st and 3rd Sundays

of the Month

5:00 p.m.

Service @ Cross of Christ

August Special Events

"Youth Huddles"


It is our hope that these youth huddles will continue well after Pastor Douglas leaves to return to his parish in Texas.


If you have any questions

please call Pastor Douglas at 817-938-0689 or  Jared & Amy Shimon at 894-4422.


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10:00 a.m.

Text Study

1:00 p.m.

Prayer Group





Let's Go Swimming!!

Join the Youth and Family Group at the La Crescent Aquatic Center on Sunday, August 10th from 1-5 pm for an afternoon of fun in the sun!  Everyone is invited so bring a friend!

Admission is $4.00 and there is food available at the pool.

Call Jared or Amy Shimon if you have any questions 507-894-4422 or 507-459-4717 (Amy's Cell)

FYI:  Youth and Family will not be going to Noah's Ark this year as we are going to the La Crescent Aquatic center instead.



You are invited to join us for the 2nd Annual

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Chamber Music Festival of Houston!

4 concerts at Cross of Christ

Aug 22, 24, 26 and 29,

all at 7:30PM

Each concert features a distinct program with works by Beethoven, Brahms, Faure, Mendelssohn, Mozart, and others! Refreshments will follow each concert. Full program details found at our website:


"A Sofa Says So Long"

Click to read this beautiful piece written by Inez Abraham


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Cross of Christ

Bell Choir Video on

 You Tube.


Houston 2nd Graders Learn About Maple Syrup




Photo by Lynn Meyer

Photo by Lynn Meyer


2nd Graders Visit the Syrup Shack

Rich and Matt


Rich and Mat


Photo by Lynn Meyer

Photo by Lynn Meyer


Learning how to make maple syrup

Roger tending to the syrup


A Glimpse of Life at Cross of Christ


Photo by Jean Halvorson

Photo by Jean Halvorson


Owl Pancake Breakfast

Maple Syrup for sale


Photo by Jean Halvorson

Photo by Jean Halvorsonn







Cross of Christ members participate in the Community Garden planted and maintained each year at Trailhead Park. Produce is made available to those who work, local food shelf, nursing home, etc.

Easter Services at Cross of Christ



Fifth Grade Communion

Fall Bazaar and Bake Sale



Sunday School Carnival

Contemporary Service Choir



Christmas at Cross of Christ

Freezing corn for church supper



Cross of Christ Senior Choir

Senior Recognition Sunday

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Thank you to Lynn Meyer and Jean Halvorson for photos!  If you have photos that you would like to share on the website, please e-mail them to


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