Sunday: 9:00 am

Fellowship: 10-10:15 am

Sunday School: Ages 3-H.S.

 10:00-11:00 am

Adult Bible Study: 10:15-11:00 am

LCMS National

Youth Gathering

2019 Minneapolis,


A few pictures of our youth at the 2016 National Youth Gathering in New Orleans

2018 Advent Schedule

Worship at 7 pm

Wednesday November 22nd-

Thanksgiving Eve Worship

1st Sunday in Advent:  Dec 2nd

9 am Worship

10 am - Christmas Program Practice

 10:15 am -  Adult Bible Class

Wed Advent Suppers

6-6:45 pm

Wed Advent Services 7 pm

Dec 5, 12, 19

Christmas Eve Children's Program 7 pm

Christmas Worship 9 am

About Us

Holy Cross Lutheran Church

1201 North Chestnut

Shelbyville, IL 62565


Staff | Mission | What We Believe

Church History

 Pastor Wray Offermann , retired from St Paul, Decatur, IL, is our Interim Pastor .    We are blessed to have Pastor Wray with us until we are able to find a man of God to come serve our church.  Pray that Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ sends us such a man!

Lift high the Cross to share the love of Christ with all and to encourage a life of service, among our members and throughout the community.

It is our prayer that this website would give you a good picture of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Shelbyville, IL.  Also that it be a resource and aid in your daily reading and studying of God's Holy Word, the Bible.  If you have a question, please use the question and answer part of this webpage by clicking on the contact us tab.  If you are in Shelbyville, IL. stop by and visit; especially for worship every Sunday at 9:00 am.





Here is a portion of the Lutheran Ram Fan Club with

our 4 Varsity players (Malcolm, Kade, Leo, Mason) and Coach Bob Herdes!!  GO RAMS!!!!


Pizza / Movie / Popcorn Nights at Holy Cross in 2019

5 pm - Come eat pizza and stay for movie/popcorn

Sunday, January 6th -

"I Can Only Imagine"

Sunday, February 10th -

"God Bless the Broken Road"

Saturday, March 9th - TBA

"Joyful Noise" will be

performing at Lake

Shelbyville Visitor

Center, Saturday,

December 29th from

4-5 pm as part of the

Smithsonian Event

happening in


Come out and listen

to some Christmas

Music, Contemporary

Music and some of

their own written music!


10 am - Sunday School

for all ages

10 am - 6th-8th Grade

Confirmation Class

Wednesdays 6 pm

High School Youth Group

1st Wednesday

6 pm 1st-5th Grade Youth Group



Our Mission:

Lift High the Cross!

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