Comfort Bunnies for Foster Kids

LCC’s own Sophia Luchsinger-Perez has come up with a great idea to earn her Girl Scout Silver Award: Comfort Bunnies! Sophia says, “I’m asking fellow crafters to help me make bunnies to be given to foster children in transition. The bunnies will provide them a sense of comfort while being placed in foster care.” Foster […]

Happy Birthday, Church!

It’s a birthday party, and you’re invited! On Sunday, May 19 we celebrate the Feast of Pentecost, in which the Holy Spirit filled the disciples and started the church. Being family together as church is God’s gift to us, and we plan to unwrap and celebrate that gift in many ways on Sunday the 19th.  […]

LCC’s Dynamic Duo

Our elementary and middle school events have really taken off under the excellent leadership and enthusiasm of LCC’s Student and Family Director Lori Bell and the Day School’s Dani Mishall. Our program is reaching out to students at the Day School, as well as other kiddos in our church community, with some fantastic events.    […]

Children and the Church

13People were bringing little children to him in order that he might touch them; and the disciples spoke sternly to them. 14But when Jesus saw this, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the little children come to me; do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God […]

Lutheran Apartments and Residences Needs You!

Do not cast me off in the time of old age; do not forsake me when my strength is spent.  Psalm 71:9   LCC, along with a number of other Lutheran churches in the area, are founding members of Lutheran Apartments in St. Petersburg and Lutheran Residences in South Pasadena. These facilities house low-income seniors […]

What’s in a Name?

What’s in a name? Well, when it comes to worship at LCC, the answer is: EVERYTHING! Which is why, after over a year and a half of offering our second worship service, we have settled on a name that we think fits the feel and goals of our ministry: Family Worship, Come As You Are! […]

LCC And Jackson Dailey “Clean Up Good!”

“Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.” Matthew 25:40 Jackson Dailey and his project partner Jenna Ham really “cleaned up good” with the help of the generous folks at LCC. The high school seniors were […]

What to Expect for Easter at LCC

Not sure what to expect at a church service on Easter?    No worries – at Lutheran Church of the Cross, we welcome everybody and hope you will feel comfortable and inspired by our contagious Easter joy! Whether you come dressed to the nines or in Bermuda shorts and a floral shirt, you will find […]

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

We’ve journeyed with Simon Peter through Jesus’ ministry all through Lent. Some of us have fasted, giving up things we enjoy, while others have taken on extra acts of kindness to prepare us for this moment. We are about to enter Holy Week here at LCC, which is both the most wonderful and the holiest […]

Palm Sunday, Pretzels and The Passion

Two-thousand+ years ago, Jesus rode a donkey triumphally into Jerusalem to the acclaim of the crowds. Fast forward to LCC in 2024, where we will commemorate his journey at our 9:00 a.m. service, with shouts of hosanas and a dramatic reading of the Passion, the story of his Last Supper, arrest, crucifixion and death. After […]