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About Us

Life is best connected with God!

Our Story

Crosspoint began as a vision of members at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Palatine to plant a church in a northwestern suburb of Illinois.

The goal: to help people connect with God in a whole new way.

And every day, another person catches the vision. Whether it’s joining the discussions in a small group, experiencing the joy of worship on Sundays, or attending one of our family-friendly events, more and more people are getting excited about finding a church that really cares about their connection with God!  

Founding members of Crosspoint Lutheran Church. May 8, 2011: Crosspoint's First Service
Signing the church charter at the Crosspoint's Charter Celebration service. August 28, 2022: Signing Crosspoint's charter as an independent congregation

Our Goals

Why do we exist?  

Because life is best when we’re connected with God.

What do we do?  

We’re building a welcoming, outwardly-focused community that helps generations of people connect with God.

How do we behave like Jesus? 

We will be known by our love, integrity, hospitality, and flexibility.

  • Love | Fiercely & fearlessly
  • Integrity | Walk the walk, talk the talk
  • Hospitality | Live to serve
  • Flexibility | God’s > Ours > Mine 

We will choose to:

  • Value our neighbor’s needs and preferences over our own
  • Utilize innovative methods in all ministry areas
  • Communicate content that is relevant, impactful, and Christ-centered, 
  • Embrace the foundational power of Scripture

What does every Crosspointer do?

  1. Come to Church
  2. Grow into You
  3. Make a Difference

What We Believe

Jesus is the Son of God. Old Testament prophets spoke of His coming and described the eternal and life-changing impact He would have. 

Jesus is both God and man. He stilled the seas and walked on water. With a touch of His hand, He cured incurable diseases. He restored life to those who had physically died.

Jesus personifies love. He paid the ultimate price so that we could live with Him forever. He sees us through the eyes of love.

He loves us in spite of every hurtful thought, every harmful word, and every wrongful action. These are all a result of sin, which contaminates everything we do. It is behind every broken home, every empty life, every infirmity, every damaged emotion, every sorrow and grief. And as the Bible says, the end result of sin is death (Rom. 6:23).

But Jesus Himself was sinless; only He could pay the penalty for our sins. He suffered, died, and rose again.

Because of his love, we are forgiven. All who believe in Jesus are guaranteed eternal life with Him in heaven.

Why did Jesus do this?

Because Jesus is love.

Read more about Jesus and the difference he makes in your life.

Crosspoint is a member of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod.

Learn more about the beliefs and practices of the LCMS.