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Pastor Daniel R. Mikesell

430 B Street, Carlisle, PA 17013

Phone: 717-243-5145
At Wesleyan Church of the Cross, we are committed to serving God and the needs of  your family. We offer practical tools for leading a joyous, abundant and peaceful life. Wherever you may be on your spiritual path, at Wesleyan Church of the Cross you will find a supportive community with a wealth of opportunities for personal growth. We aspire to strengthen each person's confidence and joy in Jesus Christ, at every point in their life, and encourage personal and spiritual growth through prayer, Bible study and active service in our church and community. We invite you to come worship with our congregation - allowing God into your life through our various programs and community outreach efforts. 

Come, celebrate with us the joy of salvation through faith in Christ and the hope we have of eternal life in Him! Come, Celebrate Jesus! 

Worship Services

8:15 & 10:30 AM

Sunday School  9:30 AM

Join us for a Christmas Luncheon, Sunday, Dec. 1st, at Hoss’s Steak & Sea House, 909 Walnut Bottom Road, at 12:15 noon. Everyone is invited to join in this event! This will be a fund raiser 
to benefit the church building project, so Hoss’s will give back 20% of sales. Mark the calendar!

Prayer and Bible Study, Wednesday morning at eleven—an informal gathering on the lower floor of the church, over coffee, especially for prayer.

Women’s Ministry Christmas Lunch Tues., Dec. 3rd at Noon at Hickory Ridge. To prepare for this event, please sign up in narthex if you will attend. All ladies and their friends are invited to participate, Dutch treat, order from menu. Bring a gift to exchange, $10 and under! Come, enjoy!

Next Choir Rehearsal is Wed., Dec. 4th, 8:15 pm—voices all parts welcome! Ability to sight-read music helpful but NOT necessary. If you have a voice to sing, your participation in this worship ministry is needed, preparing music for Advent and Christmas Eve.

Prayer Shawl and Lap Robe Meeting at Alicia Navratil’s home the 3rd Sat. of each month, next meeting December 21st,10:00 to Noon.

Next Sunday will be the 1st Sunday in Advent—a season anticipating the birth of our LORD and Savior, Jesus Christ! Make each Sunday in Advent a priority for your family & join us in worship—8:15 or 10:30.

A Christmas Post Office—for in-house exchange of Christmas cards/greetings—opens Sunday, Dec. 8th. Amber Kerr will serve as postmistress! Gifts-in-lieu-of-postage support Women’s Ministries.

It’s Cookie Baking Time for Carlisle Truck Stop Ministry. Please bring home-baked cookies to the church by December 8th, to be packed Monday, Dec. 9th at 9:00 am. Thanks, in advance, for your support of this seasonal project, sharing the warmth and love of Christ!

Youth Group Hershey Bears’ Hockey Game Event, Sunday, Dec. 8th—Hershey vs. Wilkes Barre/Scranton—leaving church at 3:00 PM, return by @9 PM. $10/youth, $20.00/all other family members. Youth Group and Awana Club each Wednesday at 6:30 pm—a midweek ministry to youth and children, age 3 through grade 12. Activities include: Bible lessons, games, snacks & time to build friendships with kids!

Next Women’s Monthly Lunch Outing will be Dec. 16th at Noon at Applebees’ Neighborhood Grill, 260 Noble Blvd., Carlisle, order from menu, Dutch treat. Everyone is invited and welcome!

Poinsettia Orders must be placed by Sunday, December 8th with Lucreatia Weaver or Pauline Calaman. The cost per plant is $8.95. The poinsettia will be in the sanctuary for Sunday, Dec. 15th, and may be taken home after the Christmas Eve program.