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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:

March 1, 2020

Service –  9:00 & 11:10 a.m.
Dr. Marshall Zieman
“There’s a Test in Your Future”

Music 
 9:00  & 11:10
Carillion Choir

Dana Sloan, organ

Childcare provided.

 Presbyterian Church of the Cross

1517 South 114th Street,
Omaha NE 68144

NEWS & EVENTS

What’s Coming Up at PCOC

Announcements:

PCOC BLOOD DRIVE

The PCOC Blood Drive is next Sunday, March 1st, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. To sign up, contact Joe Weaver at jbweaver76@gmail.com or Mary Ott at maryott15@cox.net. Better yet, you can sign up yourself by going online to www.redcrossblood.org (code PCOC).

PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN March 5

Please join us Thursday, March 5th, at 9:00 a.m. for the morning Presbyterian Women’s church circle. We will be studying “Love Carved in Stone.” Cindy Nisley will lead us in Lesson 7, with Kathy Nickel as our hostess at Church of the Cross, Room 13. Hope to see you there! Please call Jacquie Kluck, 402-651-1443, with questions.

Presentation Video

The video of the February 9th presentation can be viewed here. The tri-fold brochure and the slides can be viewed starting at the 49:15 mark.

March 49ers

Our speaker for Tuesday, March 3, 2020, will be Otis XII, KVNO’s morning host since fall of 2006, 6-10am,  Otis XII has enjoyed an eclectic career that includes stints as a trainee Benedictine monk, stand-up comedian, radio host, TV critic and concert narrator. September 2002 he turned his attention to writing for newspapers, radio, television, advertising, symphony orchestra and the stage. His novels “On The Albino Farm”, “Sometimes A Prozac Notion”, “The Goodness of Trees”, “Life Among the Bean Bags” have won awards from the 2003 and 2004 British Crime Writers Association Debut Dagger Award, the Power of Purpose Awards, winner of the UK Second Annual Lit Idol contest (March 2005). and Kurt Vonnegut Fiction Prize.

The lunch location is Gorat’s, 4917 Center Street, at 11:30 a.m. Every one is welcome, whether or not you are 49, younger or older, come join us!  We will order from a special menu. For reservations or questions, please contact Donna Turner, 402-397-3643, or Judy Sundberg, 402-333-6981. We also have a sign-up sheet at the Information Center.

LENTEN STUDY SIGN UP BEGINS

This year’s Lenten Study begins March 1 and ends April 5. We will be using the book, The Journey to Jerusalem, A story of Jesus’ last days, by John Pritchard, exploring the Gospel of Luke through the eyes of the disciple John. The Journey to Jerusalem follows Luke’s account from Luke 9:51, as Jesus ‘set his face to go to Jerusalem’. The book provides weekday readings for Lent, from Ash Wednesday to Good Friday, along with a poem for each Saturday. Questions for reflection and discussion are also included. Sign up to be a part of a Lenten Study small group by filling out a registration form. Registration forms are located in the Narthex and Fellowship Hall on Feb 2, 9 and 16. We hope you join us!

Lenten Study 2020

This year’s Lenten Study will begin on March 1 and end on April 5. We will be using the book, The Journey to Jerusalem, A story of Jesus’ last days, by John Pritchard. “In this imaginative retelling, Pritchard explores the Gospel of Luke by looking through the eyes of the disciple John. The Journey to Jerusalem follows Luke’s account from Luke 9:51, as Jesus ‘set his face to go to Jerusalem’. The book provides weekday readings for Lent, from Ash Wednesday to Good Friday, along with a poem for each Saturday. Questions for reflection and discussion are also included.” The book does not come with a DVD, so we will have plenty of time for discussion. If you would like to be included in a small group for the Lenten Study, please fill out a registration form. Registration forms will be located in the Narthex and Fellowship Hall on Sunday mornings, Feb 2, 9 and 16. We hope you join us!

Part-Time Communications Contractor Wanted!

We are seeking a part-time Communications Contractor, who likes to identify, develop, write and share content that makes a difference in the lives of others.

Are you looking for a mission-minded role? Do you have a passion for collaboration? Are you a self-starter? Would others say that you have strong organizational and time management skills? If so, we’d like to hear from you!

Find the full job description here.

2020 Chancel Flowers

A sign-up sheet is available at the Information Center for 2020 Chancel flowers. This is an excellent way to honor a loved one or celebrate a special occasion in your family. Cost is $25.00.

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WINTER WORSHIP SCHEDULE

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

SUMMER WORSHIP SCHEDULE

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

LOCATION

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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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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