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Father’s Day Prayer

Heavenly Father, bless all earthly fathers. May they draw encouragement from your promises to take their role seriously and carry out their responsibilities diligently. Draw them into your Word for direction and strength to be good and godly leaders for their families. If they struggle to be present, give them your grace to take a more active role. If they are too harsh, may they learn compassion from you. If they are too lax, may they learn godly discipline from you. Grant that their children receive a legacy of faith in you, as fathers teach and model you in their lives. Amen. (taken from the current Meditations Daily Devotional)


 Summer Worship Schedule

  • Beginning Sunday, June 6 we will have one Sunday Service at 9 am. 

  • Live-stream and Dial-in participants can join us Sundays at 9 am.

  • Monday Evening Worship will remain at 6:30 pm

School Call News

Mrs. Amber Zoellner - Accepted the call to be 6th grade homeroom teacher! Her focus will be with Science/STEM.


LEAD TEACHER POSITIONS Kids Crossing, a ministry of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, is currently looking for a Lead Teacher position in our 4 year-old room and a Lead Teacher position in our 3 year-old room.  We are looking for loving, caring, responsible individuals with a desire to work with young children!   Experience teaching young children is preferred. Requirements for this position include but are not limited to: lesson planning, family communication, and creating a healthy and safe environment.  If you have any questions please contact Nina Koester nkoester@holycrossmadison.org or Linda Grennan lgrennan@holycrossmadison.org 608-249-3101.


Wednesday 10:00am Bible Study

The Bible Study that meets on Wednesday mornings at 10:00am has moved back into the fireside room. We continue our study of the New Testament book of James. Join us in person if you are able.


Weekly Offering Information 

General Offerings           Actual                 Budgeted               Difference

Last Week                       $16,575.05          $13,524.00              (+)$3,051.05  

Year to Date                    $711,653.54        $662,662.77            (+)$48,990.77

Chile Mission $11,220.00


Altar Flowers

The flowers on the altar on June 20 are given by Ray and Julie Beutler on the occasion of Caitlin (Keller) Schwarz’s birthday.


Pray for Our Graduates!

Congratulations to the 8th graders who graduated from Holy Cross... and to all of our Holy Cross youth who are graduating from 8th grade, high school or college!   Please remember to pray for these young people as they prepare to enter into high school, college or the workforce.  With social media and public school agendas, our young people are increasingly  bombarded with un-Christian and anti-Christian ideas that will be made to sound tolerant and loving and accepting.  It's important for our young people to know that their congregation cares about them and is praying for them!  Thank you!  

Holy Cross 8th Grade Graduation Class of 2021:


Violet Collyard                                 Channing Kneubuhler

Robert-John Darden                       Elayna Leiser

Amelia Dreyer                                  Alexandria Liska

Elizabeth Dohner                             Ian Marthaler

Hannah Godwin                               Sofia Nakielski

Kaycee Guzman                              Polly Noble

Nicolas Hermansen                        Kenlee Rivest

Noah Heyerholm                             Anna Schneider

Samara James                               Sophia Starkenburg

Jackson Kitzmiller


Summer VBS is back at Holy Cross!

We are excited to host our summer  vacation bible school! Ready, Set, Gold! Is our theme this year. It will be Tuesday, July 6th-Friday, July 9th from 9am to 11:30am.  Ages 3 to 6th grade are welcome to attend. You can email your registration form to frontoffice@holycrossmadison.org or drop it off. Attached is the Flyer and Registration Form.

VBS Flyer

VBS Registration Form


VBS Supply List

As we prepare for VBS in early July, please consider donating:

  • Empty tissue boxes (square works best) need about 25


VBS - Make an Impact

Vacation Bible School makes an impact on kids's lives.  How about helping make an impact this year!  VBS will be July 6-9 (Tuesday - Friday).  While we've already got most of our teaching staff, our craft leader and our music leader in place, they could use helpers.  If you're willing to help with crafts, music, recess or in the classroom, please email Jodi at frontoffice@holycrossmadison.org.  Thank you!


VBS - Snacks During Covid

Any other year we would be asking you to help make and bring snacks for VBS.  We always get such a good group of snack volunteers.  However, due to Covid, we'll have to provide all of the snacks ourselves using our food service director.  If you would be willing to help by making a small monetary donation to help us purchase snacks for VBS, it would be greatly appreciated!  Thank you!


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Holy Cross News

Holy Cross Lutheran Church and School
734 Holy Cross Way
Madison, WI 53704
Phone: 608-249-3101
Email: frontoffice@holycrossmadison.org