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Church of the Cross

Who We Are:

Presbyterian Church of the Cross proclaims the Good News of the grace of God, unites God’s family in praise and thanksgiving, attends to the spiritual needs of our members, and reaches out with an evangelistic effort to the wider community. Our church provides a focus for the comfort, care and support of those in need, and empowers us to serve God and the needs of others.

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Next Sunday:

SEPTEMBER 22, 2019

Service – 9:00 a.m & 11:10 a.m.
Rev. Becky Balestri
“Praising Dishonesty?  Really?”

10:00 Education

Music –
9:00 Alleluia Singers
11:10 Camile Hinz, cello

Annette White, organ

Childcare provided.

Presbyterian Church of the Cross
1517 South 114th Street,
Omaha NE 68144


What’s Coming Up at PCOC


Allplay Miracle League

AllPlay Miracle League is in its Fall session with a family picnic on September 21st. Volunteers are needed each Saturday. Got to to sign up for a variety of volunteer opportunities. Church of the Cross will be sponsoring the Family Picnic for all players and families on September 21st. Our Fellowship for Families will be providing volunteers for the day. All ages are encouraged to come to Seymour Smith Field and volunteer. You can sign up thru or contact Amy Miller.

Blood Drive

The Deacons, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, will be hosting a blood drive on September 29th between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  As always, there is an urgent need for blood. Hurricane Dorian has forced blood drive cancellations in impacted areas.  Your blood donation enables the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to, and help people recover from a disaster.  Please visit and enter PCOC to schedule a time that works for you!

Handbell Mixer

Have you wanted to find out more about handbells but have been too afraid to ask? Join members of the Carillon Choir on Thursday, October 3rd, at 6:15 p.m. downstairs in Room 12 for a Handbell Mixer. We will learn handbell basics and you may even have learned an entire song by the end of the evening! Come for fellowship, laughs, music, and light refreshments. Contact Kristi at for more information.

Credo Choir Rehearsals

If you are in grades 8-12, then Credo Choir is for you! We meet most Sunday afternoons at 4:00 before JHF and SHF fellowship at 4:45. This year, Dave Schaefer will direct the choir. He is a UNO graduate student has taught middle school vocal music for several years and currently sings tenor in our adult choirs. Come meet him on September 22!

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Sunday Services at PCOC

Worship Schedule


Service Times: 9:00am & 11:00am
Sunday Education: 10:00am
(Winter schedule begins Sunday after Labor Day)


Service Time: 10:00am
(One Service 10:00 a.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day)


Presbyterian Church of the Cross
1517 South 114th Street
Omaha, NE 68144

About Our Worship

Worship at Presbyterian Church of the Cross (PCOC) is traditional and welcoming to diverse people of all ages. Based in the Reformed Tradition, the worship experience includes the reading and preaching of the Scriptures as well as expressions of prayer and praise.

Visitors are welcome! Information about our church is available in each pew. There is also a brochure with details on how to join PCOC.

The participation of children is valued in worship, and children are welcome in worship. Secured child care is provided for children up through age four, if desired.

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Fellowship at PCOC…

Church of the Cross has a number of groups that meet to share common interests and good times in a Christian context. Members enjoy food, various cultural events, outdoor activities, books and quilting in the company of church friends, all strengthening the ties of our church family. Many different fellowship groups are available for individuals of varied ages and interests.

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