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Free Summer Lunch Program Registration

The 2024 Free Summer Lunch Program begins on Monday, June 3rd and goes through Thursday, August 15th. Registration for this program is now open! Click on the photo below to register for the 2024 Free Summer Lunch Program! Click here for the Free Summer Lunch Program Flyer & for more information For questions, please contact CrossNet Ministries at 717-355-2454 or at

Volunteer Appreciation Event

Recently, in honor of National Volunteer Appreciation Month, CrossNet had the privilege of hosting its first annual Volunteer Appreciation Event! Many CrossNet Volunteers gathered for an evening of fellowship and to enjoy a meal from Shady Maple Smorgasbord.  It was an honor to celebrate these individuals and thank them for the ways they consistently offer help and hope in the name of Jesus to the… Read More

May Gives More

May Gives More is back! For the whole month of May, CrossNet Ministries is partnering with six local restaurants to support our mission of offering help and hope in the ELANCO community! Every Friday in May, when you visit any of the restaurants below, a portion of their sales will go to CrossNet! No need to show a flyer or even say you are with… Read More

2024 CrossNet Annual Banquet Recap

Our 2024 Annual Banquet was a night to remember! Thank you to everyone who partnered with CrossNet and supported this incredible evening. We also want to thank Nate Deen, who blessed us with his story and a reminder of the power of unconditional love. You can watch most of the night, including staff updates, and new videos, here. Click on the photo below to view… Read More

2024 Banquet Sponsors

Check out our 2024 Banquet Sponsors below. We are so thankful for these businesses and church’s that have graciously partnered with us by sponsoring our 2024 Annual Banquet! TITLE SPONSOR SPEAKER SPONSOR VIP SPONSORS PLATINUM SPONSORS GOLD SPONSORS

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