Welcome 


Growing in Grace Together

Holy Cross is a Christian congregation located in Los Gatos, California.  We are called to connect people to His Son, Jesus Christ, and to show God's love by caring for each other, our guests and visitors, and our community.  We strive to genuinely welcome, consistently include, and intentionally support you in your faith walk. Holy Cross is a member congregation of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.

Our members are growing to be passionate followers of Jesus Christ with a deep, contagious faith.  We work to equip, encourage, and challenge each other to be His servants to the world.

 

Come as Visitors, Leave as Friends

We welcome you to join us at any time for worship, Bible study, and any activities that interest you.  If you would like to become a member of Holy Cross, please contact the church office at 408-356-3525.

 

 

Announcements 

Update from Pastor Koschmann

                                                                            June 20, 2021 Update

Dear Friends in Christ,

Happy Father’s Day! 

Sleeping Soundly is the theme for The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost.

The Reflection Verse is Mark 4:39-41; 39 He got up, rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Quiet! Be still!” Then the wind died down and it was completely calm. 40 He said to his disciples, “Why are you so afraid? Do you still have no faith?”41 They were terrified and asked each other, “Who is this? Even the wind and the waves obey him!”  Read more...


In-Person Worship

Brothers & Sisters,

On June 15th the State of California lifted many of the pandemic restrictions to match the CDC guidelines, especially for those who have been vaccinated. Our intent is to comply with the new mandates while being sensitive to those who are not yet comfortable foregoing all restrictions.  Read the full letter from the Board of Elders.


Save the Date - VBS July 19-23

Vacation Bible School is coming. VBS will be a one-week program available online for one month beginning July 19. This year it will consist of two components: preschool and elementary/middle school. Preschoolers will be able to learn about Jesus through their own teachers, activities, and music. The elementary/middle school children and youth will learn about Jesus through their own teachers, activities, and music. Each program consists of five days with a different lesson each day. There is no registration fee involved.  Click here for more information.

 


Holy Cross Children's Center Registration for Summer Camp and the 2021-22 School Year is Open

The Holy Cross Children's Center has opened up registration for Summer Camp and the upcoming school year. We are also still accepting students for this school year. Spread the word!

Enrollment information and fee schedules can be found at https://holycrosslosgatos.com/quick_links


All Quilter's: Get Ready, Set, Sew!

Our quilt auction is coming in October. Anyone who would like to donate their quilted items for our auction to benefit the San Jose Family Shelter and the Real Options Pregnancy Center needs to know the deadline to enter them is Sunday, September 26. The auction will run from October 10 to November 7. Thanks for your support! Contact Kathy Spenhoff for quilt pick up info: 408-205-8510 or kathy.spenhoff@gmail.com


Sunday Worship Services

We are currently worshipping in-person on Sundays at 9:30 AM. On June 15th the State of California lifted many of the pandemic restrictions to match the CDC guidelines, especially for those who have been vaccinated. Our intent is to comply with the new mandates while being sensitive to those who are not yet comfortable foregoing all restrictions. Some key highlights regarding changes in worship are:

  • Masks are not required for those who are vaccinated.
  • Social distancing is no longer required, but there will be a section reserved for those who would like to social distance.
  • Reservations are no longer required.
  • Donation boxes will remain in the Narthex.
  • We will continue to use prepackaged communion elements.
  • Elders and Ushers who serveduring the worship servicewill be required to wear a mask if they are not yet vaccinated.

For those that will be unable to join us in-person, we livestream our services on the Holy Cross Facebook page at 9:30 AM. Click here to watch the livestream and join in worship with us from there. A Facebook account is not needed to watch the livestream. Additionally, the service will be available for viewing on www.holycrosslosgatos.com/sermons and the Holy Cross YouTube Channel by noon the following Monday.

 

Contact Us

Holy Cross Lutheran Church and Children's Center

Regular Schedule

Office Hours

  • 9-5 pm Mon-Wed
    8-4 pm Thursday
    Closed Fridays

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