Pancake Breakfast – Canceled

HCLS is taking proactive steps to protect our church and school families from the spread of COVID-19, so the Pancake Breakfast has been canceled. You can still enjoy pancakes and show your school spirit though!🥞❤️🔥Make a pancake breakfast at home on Saturday and post a picture or video! Make sure to hashtag #BlazeCakesOrBust on Facebook […]

VRB Meeting – Canceled

Our campus is closed. This month's VRB meeting is canceled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Voter’s Meeting

Our Annual Congregational Meeting is online this year. Please watch the informational video from VRB President Bill Broecker. Topics for this year's online meeting includes: 2019 Financial Year-End and current status of 2020 Proposed changes to our Constitutional By-Laws Welcoming Jim Handley to the VRB and re-electing current VRB member Kurt Springer (there will be an […]

Maundy Thursday Online Worship

Please join our Live Stream Worship Service as we celebrate Maundy Thursday! Since the time of Moses and the Exodus from Egypt, God's people have celebrated Passover.  The celebrated it with their families in their homes.  It was a night to remember what God had done, and to rekindle their hope for the Messiah. Jesus […]

Good Friday Online Worship

We have been doing the Red Letter Challenge throughout this year's Lenten Season.  We have been reading Jesus' words - the "Red Letters" and being challenged to put them into practice.  On Good Friday we will be pondering together the 7 Words Jesus spoke from the cross as we prayerfully and worshipfully think about Jesus […]

Easter Sunday Online – Traditional Service

Celebrate Easter with Holy Cross Lutheran Church! We will offer two online services on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2019. 8:30 a.m. – Traditional Worship 11:00 a.m. – Contemporary Worship How to watch Maundy Thursday Service: Go to our Facebook main page facebook.com/holycrossindianapolis (You do not need to have a Facebook account to watch our services […]

Easter Sunday Online – Contemporary Worship

Celebrate Easter with Holy Cross Lutheran Church! We will offer two online services on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2019. 8:30 a.m. – Traditional Worship 11:00 a.m. – Contemporary Worship How to watch Maundy Thursday Service: Go to our Facebook main page facebook.com/holycrossindianapolis (You do not need to have a Facebook account to watch our services […]

Thriving Marriage Workshop – Postponed

This event is being postponed until the fall due to the Covid-19 campus closure.   Rescheduled to April 15 due to February weather-- Join us as we welcome back Dr. Randy Schroeder! He will lead us through Thriving Marriage: Simple Habits for Marital Happiness. Dr. Schroeder is an educator and pastor who earned a Ph.D. […]

8th Grade Confirmation Youth Retreat – Canceled

This event has been canceled due to Covid-19. This is a special event for our 8th Grade Confirmation students. Event is at Camp Lakeview. We will be doing camp activities including kayaking, archery tag, games, campfire, s'mores, and a whole lot more as we will be getting them ready for life in high school as […]

Jesus & Justice

Holy Cross is hosting a special hour-long Zoom with Pastor Gregory Manning, prominent speaker and pastor from New Orleans, Louisiana.  His talk is entitled "Jesus and Justice," which will guide us into discussions about race relations and social injustices. The talk will allow us to consider what we can do as the Church to better […]

Drive-In Worship Service @ 9:00

We will have two identical Drive-In Worship Services at 9:00 and 11:00 in the parking lot this Sunday. Each service will contain a blend of traditional hymns and contemporary songs. Bulletin can be found here. We will live stream the 9:00 service for those who wish to worship at home. Adult Sunday Bible Study will take a […]

Drive-In Worship Service @ 11:00

We will have two identical Drive-In Worship Services at 9:00 and 11:00 in the parking lot this Sunday. Each service will contain a blend of traditional hymns and contemporary songs. Bulletin can be found here. We will live stream the 9:00 service for those who wish to worship at home. Adult Sunday Bible Study will take a […]

What Is God Telling Us?

Rev. Dr. John Nunes, President of Concordia University in New York City, will bring us a theological perspective on recent events. Where is the Gospel? What could God be teaching us? And how do we continue to boldly proclaim Christ through conflict? Schedule: 6:15 Online Zoom room begins to fill 6:30 Pastor Manning speaks 7:15 […]

Night of Prayer

As we are humbly listening to the voices that are crying out for an end to Racism and Injustice, we acknowledge our need to lift our hearts and voices to God. Together we will listen to God's Word and pray for wisdom and discernment, peace and unity in our church, our city, our nation, and […]

Children’s Sunday School 

Children's Sunday School Before Service @ 9:15 a.m. Children and their families are invited to Sunday School on the lawn in front of the Faith Life Center this Sunday! Masks are not required, but parents are asked to stay with children to maintain social distancing. Please note the HCLC playground is still closed due to Marion County Guidelines.

One Service at 10:00 a.m.

We will have one service at 10:00 a.m. in the parking lot this Sunday. Each service will contain a blend of traditional hymns and contemporary songs. Bulletin can be found here. New this week! We will have a section marked off near the front of the stage for those who wish to sit close. Tailgating or staying […]

Hygiene Kit Collection for The Sharing Place

As a way to continue to partner with The Sharing Place and assist those in need, Holy Cross will be collecting items for Hygiene Kits that will be distributed by The Sharing Place. The Sharing Place will be collecting outside of Door 2 (Circle Drive). Below is a list of items needed. You do not […]

Easter Celebration Service @ 10:00 a.m. OUTDOOR in the parking lot

We will have a brass band and sing traditional Easter songs, and hear the message we planned for earlier this year when we were under stay-at-home orders on Easter due to Covid-19. We will also be serving Holy Communion. There appears to be a break in the rain, so we will worship outdoor in the […]

One Service at 10:00 a.m.

We plan to begin a new five-week sermon series based on the book Love Does by Bob Goff.  Right now the weather shows all sun, so we plan to be outside again. In the event of rain, check our home page for the most up-to-date location information. (If it rains, we will worship indoors in the Gym. […]

Children’s Sunday School – Canceled

Due to the weather uncertainty, Worship on 7/12 will be Online Only. Children's Sunday School is canceled, but there will be a Children's Message during service.   We plan to have Children's Sunday School on the Faith Life Center front lawn this Sunday. Plan to join your children for the fun! Masks are required for […]

Online Only – Worship Service at 10:00

Due to the weather uncertainty, Worship on 7/12 will be Online Only @ 10:00 a.m. Children's Sunday School is canceled, but there will be a Children's Message during service. We continue our sermon series this Sunday at Holy Cross. Join us for this Sermon series inspired by Bob Goff’s book Love Does. Together we will explore […]

Open Communion

Open Communion - Tuesday, July 14, from 2:30-4:00 We are providing Walk-In Communion. We will be communing 5 families or Individuals at a time at standup tables in the Great Room. Pastor McClean will be Leading and Serving 3 times per hour - every 20 Minutes. There will be a brief 8-10 minute spoken liturgy. […]

Online Zoom Bible Study – Love Does

Based on the book Love Does by Bob Goff and the week's sermon topic. The study will meet for five Wednesdays and be led by Pastor McClean. (The study will be on Zoom. It will not be on Facebook Live.)   Email Brandon Grelle or access your weekly email Update for the Zoom link.

2020 Congregational Meeting – Online

Our Annual Congregational Meeting is online this year due to Covid-19. Please watch the informational video above from VRB Chairman Bill Broecker concerning the following: 2019 Financial Year-End and current status of 2020 Proposed changes to our Constitutional By-Laws Current update on Pastoral Search Welcoming Jim Handley to the VRB and re-electing current VRB member Kurt Springer […]

Children’s Sunday School

We plan to have Children's Sunday School on the Faith Life Center front lawn this Sunday. Plan to join your children for the fun! Masks are required for children age 2+ (new Marion County requirements). Parents are asked to stay with their children to encourage social distancing. In the event of rain, we will not […]

Worship Service at 10:00

We continue our sermon series this Sunday at Holy Cross. Join us for this Sermon series inspired by Bob Goff’s book Love Does. Together we will explore what God’s love looks like and inspire one another to reflect God’s love in our lives. hclcindy.org/lovedoes Outdoor Worship in the Parking Lot Plan: Choice to remain in your […]

VBS Family Festival

All Aboard for a VBS Family Festival! Mark your calendar for for a can’t-miss family event! Families will engage in hands-on fun in our outside games, crafts, snacks and storytelling tents as they discover that Jesus’ Power Pulls us Through!  This event is free and open to the community. Register before July 15 and receive a free […]

Online Zoom Bible Study – Love Does

Based on the book Love Does by Bob Goff and the week's sermon topic. The study will meet for five Wednesdays and be led by Pastor McClean. (The study will be on Zoom. It will not be on Facebook Live.)   Email Brandon Grelle or access your weekly email Update for the Zoom link.

Children’s Sunday School

We plan to have Children's Sunday School on the Faith Life Center front lawn this Sunday. Plan to join your children for the fun! Masks are required for children age 2+ (new Marion County requirements). Parents are asked to stay with their children to encourage social distancing. In the event of rain, we will not […]

Worship Service at 10:00

We continue our sermon series this Sunday at Holy Cross. Join us for this Sermon series inspired by Bob Goff’s book Love Does. Together we will explore what God’s love looks like and inspire one another to reflect God’s love in our lives. hclcindy.org/lovedoes Outdoor Worship in the Parking Lot Plan: Choice to remain in your […]

Online Zoom Bible Study – Love Does

Based on the book Love Does by Bob Goff and the week's sermon topic. The study will meet for five Wednesdays and be led by Pastor McClean. (The study will be on Zoom. It will not be on Facebook Live.)   Email Brandon Grelle or access your weekly email Update for the Zoom link.

Children’s Sunday School

We plan to have Children's Sunday School on the Faith Life Center front lawn this Sunday. Plan to join your children for the fun! Masks are required for children age 2+ (new Marion County requirements). Parents are asked to stay with their children to encourage social distancing. In the event of rain, we will not […]

Worship Service at 10:00

We continue our sermon series this Sunday at Holy Cross. Join us for this Sermon series inspired by Bob Goff’s book Love Does. Together we will explore what God’s love looks like and inspire one another to reflect God’s love in our lives. hclcindy.org/lovedoes Outdoor Worship in the Parking Lot Plan: Choice to remain in your […]

Online Zoom Bible Study – Love Does

Based on the book Love Does by Bob Goff and the week's sermon topic. The study will meet for five Wednesdays and be led by Pastor McClean. (The study will be on Zoom. It will not be on Facebook Live.)   Email Brandon Grelle or access your weekly email Update for the Zoom link.

8:15 Online Classic Praise

We begin our new sermon series INSPIRE this Sunday at Holy Cross and have new worship times. Morning Schedule 8:15 Online Classic Praise 9:30 Children's Sunday School Playground Playdate 10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot Outdoor Worship in the Parking Lot Plan: Choice to remain in your car, tailgate outside your car, or […]

Children’s Sunday School – Family Playground Playdate

Sunday School family play date! This week during our new Sunday school hour, 9:30-10:30am, families with kids ages 3 through 5th grade can meet together on the playground for fellowship. Please be reminded that masks are required and your children will be asked to use hand sanitizer before using the playground. Parents are asked to […]

10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot

We begin our new sermon series INSPIRE this Sunday at Holy Cross and have new worship times. Morning Schedule 8:15 Online Classic Praise 9:30 Children's Sunday School Playground Playdate 10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot Outdoor Worship in the Parking Lot Plan: Choice to remain in your car, tailgate outside your car, or […]

8:15 Online Classic Praise

We continue in our sermon series INSPIRE this Sunday at Holy Cross. Morning Schedule 8:15 Online Classic Praise (Children's Sunday School is on break until after Labor Day.) 10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot Outdoor Worship in the Parking Lot Plan: Choice to remain in your car, tailgate outside your car, or sit […]

10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot

We continue in our sermon series INSPIRE this Sunday at Holy Cross. Morning Schedule 8:15 Online Classic Praise (Children's Sunday School is on break until after Labor Day weekend.) 10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot Outdoor Worship in the Parking Lot Plan: Choice to remain in your car, tailgate outside your car, or […]

8:15 Online Classic Praise

We continue in our sermon series INSPIRE this Sunday at Holy Cross. Morning Schedule 8:15 Online Classic Praise (Children's Sunday School is on break until after Labor Day.) 10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot Outdoor Worship in the Parking Lot Plan: Choice to remain in your car, tailgate outside your car, or sit […]

10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot

We continue in our sermon series INSPIRE this Sunday at Holy Cross. Morning Schedule 8:15 Online Classic Praise (Children's Sunday School is on break until after Labor Day weekend.) 10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot Outdoor Worship in the Parking Lot Plan: Choice to remain in your car, tailgate outside your car, or […]

8:15 Online Classic Praise

We continue in our sermon series INSPIRE this Sunday at Holy Cross. Morning Schedule 8:15 Online Classic Praise (Children's Sunday School is on break until after Labor Day.) 10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot Outdoor Worship in the Parking Lot Plan: Choice to remain in your car, tailgate outside your car, or sit […]

10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot

We continue in our sermon series INSPIRE this Sunday at Holy Cross. Morning Schedule 8:15 Online Classic Praise (Children's Sunday School is on break until after Labor Day weekend.) 10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot Outdoor Worship in the Parking Lot Plan: Choice to remain in your car, tailgate outside your car, or […]

Voter’s Assembly

The Call Committee has requested a Voter’s Assembly to be held after the 10:45 a.m. outdoor worship service on August 30, 2020, to make a recommendation to issue a Divine Call for the next Lead Pastor of Holy Cross. (If it rains we will hold the event outside on the following day, August 31.) More information […]

8:15 Online Classic Praise

We continue in our sermon series INSPIRE this Sunday at Holy Cross. Morning Schedule 8:15 Online Classic Praise (Children's Sunday School is on break until after Labor Day.) 10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot Outdoor Worship in the Parking Lot Plan: Choice to remain in your car, tailgate outside your car, or sit […]

10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot

We continue in our sermon series INSPIRE this Sunday at Holy Cross. Morning Schedule 8:15 Online Classic Praise (Children's Sunday School is on break until after Labor Day weekend.) 10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot Outdoor Worship in the Parking Lot Plan: Choice to remain in your car, tailgate outside your car, or […]

8:15 Indoor Classic Praise

We are excited to open our doors back up for indoor worship this weekend! Our 8:15 Classic Praise Service will be in the Sanctuary. Here is all the Covid Safety Information: Everyone must wear a mask the entire time they are in the Sanctuary, with the exception of removing them for communion. Attendees should use […]

Children’s Sunday School Indoors (Preschool – 6th Grade)

ALL ages of our Holy Cross family will study the Gospel-Centered Life this fall, including preschool, elementary, middle school and parents! With your entire family studying the same concepts, our prayer is that faith conversations will flow and your family can grow deeper in understanding together. Here’s how to get your family involved: Preschool though […]

Adult & Youth Small Group Bible Studies

Our next sermon series and small group study will kick off on September 13. They will be based on the book Gospel-Centered Life by Robert H. Thune and Will Walker. There are options for small groups to meet in-person or virtually throughout the week. There is also an opportunity to study The Gospel-Centered Parent. (In-person group meets […]

Confirmation Classes (7th-9th Grade)

Covid-19 Safety and Location Information for Confirmation (7th, 8th and 9th Grades): 7th and 8th Grade Confirmation classes are meeting outdoors under the tent behind the Faith Life Center. 9th Grade Confirmation is in the Sanctuary. Please enter and exit through Door 2.

10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot

Sunday Morning Schedule 8:15 Indoor Classic Praise 9:30 Children's Sunday School Indoors 10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot Children's Sunday School Indoors: Check-in and Pick-up will be at Door 3. There will be volunteers to help your child check in. Parents are not permitted to be in the building at this time in […]

Indoor Classic Praise

We are excited to open our doors back up for indoor worship this weekend! Our 8:15 Classic Praise Service will be in the Sanctuary. Here is all the Covid Safety Information: Everyone must wear a mask the entire time they are in the Sanctuary, with the exception of removing them for communion. Attendees should use […]

Children’s Sunday School Indoors (Preschool – 6th Grade)

ALL ages of our Holy Cross family will study the Gospel-Centered Life this fall, including preschool, elementary, middle school and parents! With your entire family studying the same concepts, our prayer is that faith conversations will flow and your family can grow deeper in understanding together. Here’s how to get your family involved: Preschool though […]

Adult & Youth Small Group Bible Studies

Our sermon series and small group studies are based on the book Gospel-Centered Life by Robert H. Thune and Will Walker. There are options for small groups to meet in-person or virtually throughout the week. There is also an opportunity to study The Gospel-Centered Parent. (In-person group meets Sunday at 9:30 a.m. or join a virtual […]

Confirmation Classes (7th-9th Grade)

Covid-19 Safety and Location Information for Confirmation (7th, 8th and 9th Grades): 7th and 8th Grade Confirmation classes are meeting outdoors under Tent 3 on the east side of the building. 9th Grade Confirmation is in the Sanctuary. Please enter and exit through Door 2.

10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot

Sunday Morning Schedule 8:15 Indoor Classic Praise 9:30 Children's Sunday School & Adult Studies 10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot Children's Sunday School Indoors: Check-in and Pick-up will be at Door 3. There will be volunteers to help your child check in. Parents are not permitted to be in the building at this […]

Indoor Classic Praise at 8:15

We are excited to open our doors back up for indoor worship this weekend! Our 8:15 Classic Praise Service will be in the Sanctuary. Here is all the Covid Safety Information: Everyone must wear a mask the entire time they are in the Sanctuary, with the exception of removing them for communion. Attendees should use […]

Confirmation Classes (7th-9th Grade)

Covid-19 Safety and Location Information for Confirmation (7th, 8th and 9th Grades): 7th and 8th Grade Confirmation classes are meeting outdoors under Tent 3 on the east side of the building. 9th Grade Confirmation is in the Sanctuary. Please enter and exit through Door 2.

Adult & Youth Small Group Bible Studies

Our sermon series and small group studies are based on the book Gospel-Centered Life by Robert H. Thune and Will Walker. There are options for small groups to meet in-person or virtually throughout the week. There is also an opportunity to study The Gospel-Centered Parent. (In-person group meets Sunday at 9:30 a.m. or join a virtual […]

Children’s Sunday School Indoors (Preschool – 6th Grade)

ALL ages of our Holy Cross family will study the Gospel-Centered Life this fall, including preschool, elementary, middle school and parents! With your entire family studying the same concepts, our prayer is that faith conversations will flow and your family can grow deeper in understanding together. Here’s how to get your family involved: Preschool though […]

10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot

Outdoor Worship in the Parking Lot Plan: Choice to remain in your car, tailgate outside your car, or sit in front of the stage (masks are required if you are around other people per Marion County Covid-19 Health Guidelines). All cars should enter through the Faith Life Center driveway. Parking lot attendants will direct you […]

Drive-In Family Movie Night

Join us on Friday, October 2 @ 7 p.m. in the Holy Cross parking lot for a drive-in style family movie night! We're showing Disney & Pixar's latest movie "Onward." Families can enjoy free popcorn as they watch this movie from their cars or from camping chairs (tailgate style). Please plan to bring your own […]

Indoor Classic Praise at 8:15

We are excited to open our doors back up for indoor worship this weekend! Our 8:15 Classic Praise Service will be in the Sanctuary. Here is all the Covid Safety Information: Everyone must wear a mask the entire time they are in the Sanctuary, with the exception of removing them for communion. Attendees should use […]

10:45 Contemporary Service is Online Only on Oct. 4

Holy Cross Lutheran Church 8115 Oaklandon Road, Indianapolis

Our 10:45 Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot will be broadcast Online Only from the Gym due to the probability of rain.   Sunday Morning Schedule 8:15 Indoor Classic Praise 9:30 Education Hour Indoors 10:45 Online Only Service from the Gym Education Hour 9:30-10:30 Everyone enter and exit through Door 4. For a list of […]

Indoor Classic Praise at 8:15

Our 8:15 Classic Praise Service is held in the Sanctuary. Here is all the Covid Safety Information: Everyone must wear a mask the entire time they are in the Sanctuary, with the exception of removing them for communion. Attendees should use Door 2 to enter and exit the building. (This will be the only door […]

Education Hour

The Education Hour includes Adult and Youth Studies, Small Groups, Confirmation and Children's Sunday School at Holy Cross. All ages are asked to enter and exit through the main entrance of the building, Door 4. Check out this post for a current list of offerings and where to go on Sundays.

10:45 ONLINE ONLY [updated 10/28/20]

Our last Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot will be ONLINE ONLY due to 70% chance of rain in the forecast.       ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   Outdoor Worship in the Parking Lot Plan: Choice to remain in your car, tailgate outside your car, or sit in front of the stage (masks are required if […]

Indoor Classic Praise at 8:15

Our 8:15 Classic Praise Service is held in the Sanctuary. Here is all the Covid Safety Information: Everyone must wear a mask the entire time they are in the Sanctuary, with the exception of removing them for communion. Attendees should use Door 2 to enter and exit the building. (This will be the only door […]

Education Hour

All classes are on Fall Break this Sunday, except for The Gospel-Centered Life with Matt Reed. (Gospel-Centered Parent, Children's Sunday School, Youth and Confirmation classes are all on break.) Get info on our website here.

10:45 ONLINE ONLY [updated 10/28/20]

Our last Outdoor Drive-In Worship in the Parking Lot will be ONLINE ONLY due to 70% chance of rain in the forecast.       ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   Outdoor Worship in the Parking Lot Plan: Choice to remain in your car, tailgate outside your car, or sit in front of the stage (masks are required if […]

Indoor Classic Praise at 8:15

Our 8:15 Classic Praise Service is held in the Sanctuary. Here is all the Covid Safety Information: Everyone must wear a mask the entire time they are in the Sanctuary, with the exception of removing them for communion. Attendees should use Door 2 to enter and exit the building. (This will be the only door […]

10:45 Contemporary In the Gym

Join us for worship! Please be aware of our Procedures and Safety Protocols: • Everyone must wear a mask that covers their mouth and nose the entire time they are in the Gym, with the exception of removing them for communion. • Attendees should use Door 4 to enter and exit the building. • Sanitization […]