Lutheran Church of the Cross of Bismarck, North Dakota, where you will find a welcoming environment with friendly faces and meaningful worship experience. We are a participating member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Please take some time to see what we’re all about. Get to know this wonderful church and make some friends along the way!

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2021 Church Council

Congratulations to our new Church Council for 2021!  We’re all rooting for your success!

Mike Geiermann, President
Cherie Krueger, Vice President
Kylie Blanchard, Secretary
Ron Borth
Kari Harris
Krisi Kunz
Mark Kunze


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1st Communion

1st communion classes are fast approaching. Classes are for 3rd graders and anyone else who is ready to take communion. Please contact Janie to sign up. First communion will be received on Thursday, April 1st at 7pm. Class times and dates will be announced next month.

Financial Peace University at LCC starts February 21st!

Did you know that 89% of the people in a typical American congregation don’t have a financial safety net? Shocked? We were, too. But there’s HOPE! And that hope is Financial Peace University. FPU is a nine-lesson course taught by Dave Ramsey and his team of financial...

Heat the Church for a Day is here!

Heat for a Day donations are now being accepted. A monthly calendar is available for contributors to pick a day(s) to help heat the church. November and March will be $10 per day, and December, January, February will be $25 per day. With the positivity rate being so...

New Youth and Family Page!

Are you a youth, parent, teacher, or mentor? Ever wish we had a page for these programs on our website? Come and check out the page for dates and times for Church school and Confirmation at https://churchofthecross.org/school-youth-confirmation/. More to come about...

2021 Church Council

Mike Geiermann, PresidentCherie Krueger, Vice PresidentKylie Blanchard, SecretaryRon Borth Kari Harris Krisi Kunz Mark Kunze

Confirmation Pictures

LCC is missing many years worth of pictures. If you have one of the years listed below and either have a duplicate or are willing to share so a copy can be made please contact the office. 2008 (unsure if there was confirmation that year), 2011, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Wednesday Worship in Lent

Unfortunately, we are not able to do Lenten dinners this year. That is a much loved fellowship time! But we are glad to be joining several other congregations in offering worship around the theme “Jesus On the Way.” It’s a new-fangled (that is, pandemic) turn on the...

Ash Wednesday – Feb, 17, 2021

Ash Wednesday is usually a solemn service of reflection and repentance, often that brings one of our largest attendances of the year. The service this year will still be those things – except this year, livestreamed so that you don’t need to come in person to join in...

Gary Miller painting given to LCC

Thank you Doug and Deanna Johnson for the wonderful, original Gary Miller painting, originally owned by Dr. Marlin and Peggy Johnson. The painting is a winter scene, done early in Miller’s career in 1964, of a couple of worshippers heading toward the Glencoe Church....

GIFTS Group Formed in Bismarck – You are welcome to come!

GIFTS stands for Growing In Faith To Serve, and is a lifelong faith formation opportunity that helps participants grow in their faith and share their faith through service and proclamation in their homes, congregations and wider community. A new GIFTS group has...

Pastoral Visits Once Again Possible at Area Hospitals

The chaplains have let us know that pastoral visits are allowed. However, we can’t magically know if your loved one is hospitalized. Please let the church know you would like a visit so we can be sure to be there for you!

February Altar Focus

For the past several years, we have joined congregations throughout the synod in raising money for our partner church in the Central African Republic. We have helped build schools, put roofs on churches, hire teachers, buy motorcycles for pastors to get from one...

Giving Hearts Day February 11th

This Thursday marks the 2021 version of Giving Hearts day. Consider donating to a good cause!

Who we are

We started as a home mission congregation…

of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in 1955. Trinity Lutheran Church of Bismarck acted as the sponsoring congregation. The first services were held in the current building on the 11th of March, 1956, and the rest is history.