News & Stories

2024 Youth Winter Retreat

Dear CrossNet Ministries’ Supporter, CrossNet Ministries will be taking students (grade 9-12) on our Annual Winter Retreat this year, from March 15-17. For the past 14 years, CrossNet Staff and Youth Center Volunteers have taken a group of students from the ELANCO community out of the area to build relationships, experience a camp setting, and learn more about God. Weekend retreats are common youth group… Read More

CrossNet 2024 Annual Banquet & Livestreaming Event

*SPECIAL NOTE: The in-person portion of this event is sold out! Please contact our office to check for any availability or to be put on the wait-list at 717-355-2454. Live stream link is available! Doors open at 5:15 PM, dinner starts at 6:00 PM. Don’t miss an opportunity to hear special guest speaker, Nate Deen, share his inspiring life story! We have an amazing night planned… Read More

2023 End Of Year Update

Dear CrossNet Ministries’ Supporters, I am excited to provide you with an update from CrossNet Ministries (CrossNet). As I reflect on this past year, I am reminded of God’s continued goodness and faithfulness. We recently had a team meeting where one team member mentioned that this year was a year of God’s goodness to CrossNet and our community. I immediately thought of the song, “Goodness… Read More

2023 Christmas Gift Program: Thank You!

The 2023 annual Christmas Gift Program was a huge success! Thank you to all the volunteers, donors, and partners who helped make this event happen! Because of these combined efforts, needs were met and families were tangibly shown the love of Christ this Christmas season. Here are some stats from this event: Thank you to the following businesses, churches, and organizations: And thank you to… Read More

2023 November Match: Thank you!

We are thrilled to announce and celebrate with you that we reached our goal of raising $300,000 in the month of November!  THANK YOU to our matching donors and to everyone who generously gave to help us reach this goal. It is through the incredible generosity of the community that this could have happened! Our final total raised is $314,272!!!  It is because of your… Read More

2023 November Match

All through November, you can partner with CrossNet through the November Match and have your generosity doubled! We are excited to share that we have a $150,000 match again, this year! When you donate in the month of November, your donation will be matched dollar for dollar! Our goal is to raise a total of $300,000 for CrossNet programs. Be on the lookout for stories… Read More

2023 Christmas Gift Program!

The Christmas Gift Program is an opportunity for our community to come together to make sure needs are met, families are empowered and the love of Jesus Christ is shared at Christmas time. This year, the Christmas Workshop Week will be between December 4th and December 8th. The Christmas Giveaway Event is taking place on Saturday, December 9th.  Family sign-ups start in September and Donor sign-up start in… Read More

Winter Coat Program- Thank You!

We cannot thank you enough for helping us with our Annual Winter Coat Program by coming alongside of families as winter quickly approaches. Last week on October 9th, we were able to hand out over 375 winter coats, hats, gloves, and scarves to kids and teens in the ELANCO School District! They were able to pick out their own winter coat from a large selection of generously donated new and… Read More

Monthly Giving Campaign!

From now through September 22nd, we are looking to increase our monthly support by enrolling YOU in our recurring giving program. At CrossNet, we are grateful for the generosity of our monthly donors who give on a consistent basis. Your giving creates a big impact in the ELANCO Community. YOUR IMPACT AS A MONTHLY DONOR: MONTHLY GIVING STORIES: Enjoy listening to Karen, EJ, and Josiah… Read More

2023 Winter Coat Giveaway

Join us for our Annual Winter Coat Giveaway held on Monday, October 9th between 9 AM and 4 PM. There will be free Coats, Hats, Gloves & Scarves of all sizes!  This event is limited to kids & teens. CLICK HERE FOR FAMILY FLYER For more information on details for receiving a coat, please email lisa@elancocross.org. CLICK HERE FOR DONATION DETAILS Sizes and Approximate Amounts Needed:… Read More