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About

The Crossing is a multi-campus, non-denominational church with locations in Illinois, Missouri, and Iowa.

Locations & Times

Find a Crossing location near you and join us this weekend!

Crossing Online

Join the online community for the worship experience this weekend.

Watch On Demand

Watch in the One Crossing app, YouTube, or subscribe to our podcast feed in your app of choice.

Request Prayer

Have a prayer request? We would love to pray for you.

Get Involved

Make a difference in your home, church, neighborhood, and around the world.

Contact Us

Connect with the right people at The Crossing.

Our Story

Find out more about the history of The Crossing.

Values & Beliefs

Learn more about what we believe as fully devoted followers of Christ.

Kids

Crossing Kids is our ministry for kids ages birth-5th grade.

Youth

Crossing Youth is our student ministry for 6th-12th grade.

College

The Collective is our young adult ministry for 18-29-year-olds.

One Mission

Reaching and helping communities around the world.

Crossing Inside

Our Inside ministry takes The Crossing behind prison walls.

Crossing Worship

Creating an atmosphere that helps people experience God’s presence.

Crossing Camp

Camps and retreats designed to leave you refreshed, renewed, and transformed by God.

Thrift Stores

Our thrift stores provide jobs and fund our community benevolence ministry.

Jobs

Bring your skills to life. Explore all of our open positions.

Baptism

Take the next step in your intimate, personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Life Groups

Find community and grow with other believers through a Life Group.

Serving Opportunities

Make a difference in the lives of others with your skills and talents.

Request Prayer

Have a prayer request? We would love to pray for you.

Tools for Growth

Resources to equip you, your family, and your Life Group.

Marriage Retreats

Make a critical investment toward a strong marriage.

Log In

Manage your account, register for events, and more.

Crossing Preschool

Planting seeds of Christ that will last a lifetime.

CKX

After school programming and ministries for preschoolers – 5th grade

Events

Find upcoming church-wide events.

Crossing Camp

Camps and retreats designed to leave you refreshed, renewed, and transformed by God.

Quick Links

About

The Crossing is a multi-campus, non-denominational church with locations in Illinois, Missouri, and Iowa.

Locations & Times

Find a Crossing location near you and join us this weekend!

Crossing Online

Join the online community for the worship experience this weekend.

Watch On Demand

Watch in the One Crossing app, YouTube, or subscribe to our podcast feed in your app of choice.

Request Prayer

Have a prayer request? We would love to pray for you.

Get Involved

Make a difference in your home, church, neighborhood, and around the world.

Contact Us

Connect with the right people at The Crossing.

Our Story

Find out more about the history of The Crossing.

Values & Beliefs

Learn more about what we believe as fully devoted followers of Christ.

Kids

Crossing Kids is our ministry for kids ages birth-5th grade.

Youth

Crossing Youth is our student ministry for 6th-12th grade.

College

The Collective is our young adult ministry for 18-29-year-olds.

One Mission

Reaching and helping communities around the world.

Crossing Inside

Our Inside ministry takes The Crossing behind prison walls.

Crossing Worship

Creating an atmosphere that helps people experience God’s presence.

Crossing Camp

Camps and retreats designed to leave you refreshed, renewed, and transformed by God.

Thrift Stores

Our thrift stores provide jobs and fund our community benevolence ministry.

Jobs

Bring your skills to life. Explore all of our open positions.

Baptism

Take the next step in your intimate, personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Life Groups

Find community and grow with other believers through a Life Group.

Serving Opportunities

Make a difference in the lives of others with your skills and talents.

Request Prayer

Have a prayer request? We would love to pray for you.

Tools for Growth

Resources to equip you, your family, and your Life Group.

Marriage Retreats

Make a critical investment toward a strong marriage.

Log In

Manage your account, register for events, and more.

Crossing Preschool

Planting seeds of Christ that will last a lifetime.

CKX

After school programming and ministries for preschoolers – 5th grade

Events

Find upcoming church-wide events.

Crossing Camp

Camps and retreats designed to leave you refreshed, renewed, and transformed by God.

Our Purpose

God loves us.

He wants us to reflect that love back to Him and out to others.

How do we do that?

Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.

Matthew 22:37-40

We do that by making disciples who have an intimate and personal relationship with Him.

How do we do that?

Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”

Matthew 28:18-20

We do that by encouraging people to…

Follow Jesus

Be changed by Jesus

Share in the mission of Jesus

Matthew 4:19

What happens when we do that together?

Together, we live these out through the church that Jesus Christ Himself built. Its model and purpose is defined in Ephesians 4:11-13.
  • We rest firmly on the foundation of the Lordship of Christ.
  • God establishes leaders on this foundation.
  • These leaders teach, mentor, model, shepherd, and disciple to prepare God’s people for ministry.
  • These prepared disciples then do effective ministry inside the church and out in the world.
  • This ministry inevitably results in growth, both numerically and spiritually.
  • As each does his part, the church begins to function in unity.
  • Then together as one, the church matures into a body that reflects Jesus Christ in ever-increasing measure.