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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.

Families

Every family needs a place to belong—somewhere your kids love to be and where you have the support and friendships you need. Whether you’re at home or at church, we want to connect you to relationships and resources to help you parent with confidence!

Resource | Quiz

Better | Week 6

More from Better

Family Series

Everyone wants better relationships. Specifically, everyone wants better and more fulfilling relationships with their family. In this 8 week series, we’ll explore God’s design, intention, and guidance for the most important relationships in our lives.

Resource | Prayer Cards

Better | Week 1

During week one of our Better series, Senior Pastor Clayton Hentzel describes the power of God that’s so big, it can fix any broken family. Join us for this series to hear how God can help you win at home.

Resource | Video Devotionals

Better | Week 2

Listen to this week’s message from Jerry Harris for a diagram of building healthy relationships. See how God designed the foundation of our relationships to be formed.

Resource | Date Night

Better | Week 3

There is a profound spiritual reality to love and marriage and how it relates to an experiential understanding of our relationship with Jesus. In this week’s message Pastor Jerry Harris provides a detailed description of what God intends marriages to look like, providing hope to couples who desire more out of their relationship.

Resource | Thank You Cards

Better | Week 4

Who we surround ourselves with matters. When Jesus came to earth, before he began his ministry, the first thing he did was create a circle. Today’s sermon encourages everyone to take a look at his or her own circle of influence and make decisions that move all of us closer to Jesus.

This week, write “Thank You” cards to some people in your “Circle.”

Resource | Technology

Better | Week 5

The technology at our fingertips today threatens the reality we live in. We have the opportunity to turn to Jesus for the truth and in today’s sermon, we’re reminded just how crucial that is for our families.

Downloads

Tech Monitoring Services

Online Resources

Consider waiting until a child is 14 years old or in 8th grade for a smartphone

Protect Young Eyes – free info and app from a former youth pastor

Things to consider about Instagram

A great option for a kid’s 1st cell phone

How to set parental controls on various devices

A documentary that can provide insight into real-life parenting in this digital age

A Facebook Group for parents moderated by Bark “Parenting in a Tech World”

Resource | Quiz

Better | Week 6

We often don’t realize the work our brains are doing to prepare ourselves and our children for the next stage of life. There’s so much intentionality in God’s design and today’s message helps equip us to recognize what is needed in each stage.