Donate

Supporting the mission of Holy Cross is easy with a program called “GivePlus.” Below are 3 ways to support our mission electronically. Gifts to Holy Cross are really gifts of thanksgiving to the Lord for the mercy he’s shown us in Christ.

Mobile

You can make contributions to Holy Cross through a mobile app. To get started, download GivePlus for free from the App Store or Google Play. Simply search for “GivePlus” to quickly find and download the app. Then, you can easily make donations directly from your smartphone using your debit/credit card or checking/savings account. You can also choose to donate as a guest or set up an account that allows you to securely and conveniently schedule recurring donations and manage and review your giving history.

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You can make offerings, respond to special appeals or set up a recurring contribution by sending a text to 608-480-6432. You can conveniently give to the church even when you’re away, or don’t have cash or checks with you. It’s simple and secure. It takes just a minute to sign up and support the church.

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Online

Offerings can be made electronically on a “one time only” or recurring basis. If you would like to learn more about online giving information is available here. To make an online offering to Holy Cross, please use the form below.

Questions?

Contact our Financial Secretary at 608-249-3101 or info@holycrossmadison.org

Thank you for your continued generosity!

2 Corinthians 8:9 says, “For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor so that you through his poverty might become rich.”

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Catechism: Our students study the chief parts of Christian doctrine using Martin Luther’s Small Catechism, the Bible and a weekly workbook that correlates with the chapters of the catechism.

Handwriting: Our students continue practicing cursive lettering with use of Zaner-Bloser worksheets and progress to using regular lined notebook paper.

Memory Work: Each week, our students learn Bible passages and parts of the catechism.

Literature: Our students focus on integrating the arts to make a connection with the reading content. We use a novel lesson books-based curriculum.

American History: Our students learn how our country began and grew. We use the text, U.S. History, Creating America: Beginning to Reconstruction and Reconstruction to present, published by McDougal Littell, 2002.

Spanish: Our students learn Spanish through Duolingo on their Chromebooks. They reinforce online lessons through flashcards and opportunities to speak Spanish throughout the day, including a “Spanish” day dedicated to mostly speaking Spanish.

Spelling: Our students retain, internalize, and transfer valuable spelling knowledge for improved results in all areas of literacy in the classroom and beyond. We use Zaner-Bloser’s Spelling Connections 2012

Language Arts/Writing: Our students participate in forensics, and in particular, develop public speaking skills through a four-minute speech presentation. They also learn through The Shurley Method for language arts, which includes a heavy dose of grammar and writing.

Science: Our students learn science concepts and principles in a hands-on approach. We use the STEM Fuse curriculum.

Math: Our students deepen their understanding of mathematical concepts through smaller, easily assimilated increments are spread across the year. They review and build connections to other “strands” every step of the way. We use the Saxon Math curriculum.

Art: Our students learn studio art techniques, including portrait design, charcoal pencil drawing, sumi-e painting, fundamental watercolor painting, puppet-making, and block printing.

Music: Our students continue participating in handbell and vocal choirs and perform in church, chapel and the Lakeside Lutheran High School Fine Arts Fair, among other opportunities. Students also learn to read music.

Physical Education: Our students learn skills in several sports, including volleyball, cross-country, basketball, archery, track and field, dancing, and softball, in conjunction with cooperative games that emphasize teamwork, problem-solving, and the importance of fair play.