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Tuesday Morning Prayer
Sep
24
8:00 AM08:00

Tuesday Morning Prayer

Start your Tuesday morning off right! Join us for a short yet refreshing time of worship, devotion, and corporate prayer. Prayer starts at 8:00am each Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, September 24th | 8:00 AM

Located in The Loft at Church of the Cross (COTC)
5051 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207
www.cotcfamily.com

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Tuesday Morning Prayer
Oct
1
8:00 AM08:00

Tuesday Morning Prayer

Start your Tuesday morning off right! Join us for a short yet refreshing time of worship, devotion, and corporate prayer. Prayer starts at 8:00am each Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, October 1st | 8:00 AM

Located in The Loft at Church of the Cross (COTC)
5051 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207
www.cotcfamily.com

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First Thursday Gatherings
Oct
3
7:00 PM19:00

First Thursday Gatherings

We're passionate about worshiping the Lord together. This is for the core, for those who want to go deeper. This is for the moments of mystery and joy. For celebration and reflection. Our First Thursdays are nights for the church to come together for worship, for our communion, and for a deep teaching from our pastors. Join us every First Thursday as we come before the Lord's presence with thanksgiving in our hearts.

Every First Thursday.

Located in our Oasis Room.

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Tuesday Morning Prayer
Oct
8
8:00 AM08:00

Tuesday Morning Prayer

Start your Tuesday morning off right! Join us for a short yet refreshing time of worship, devotion, and corporate prayer. Prayer starts at 8:00am each Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, October 8th | 8:00 AM

Located in The Loft at Church of the Cross (COTC)
5051 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207
www.cotcfamily.com

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Tuesday Morning Prayer
Oct
15
8:00 AM08:00

Tuesday Morning Prayer

Start your Tuesday morning off right! Join us for a short yet refreshing time of worship, devotion, and corporate prayer. Prayer starts at 8:00am each Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, October 15th | 8:00 AM

Located in The Loft at Church of the Cross (COTC)
5051 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207
www.cotcfamily.com

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Tuesday Morning Prayer
Oct
22
8:00 AM08:00

Tuesday Morning Prayer

Start your Tuesday morning off right! Join us for a short yet refreshing time of worship, devotion, and corporate prayer. Prayer starts at 8:00am each Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, October 22nd | 8:00 AM

Located in The Loft at Church of the Cross (COTC)
5051 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207
www.cotcfamily.com

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Tuesday Morning Prayer
Oct
29
8:00 AM08:00

Tuesday Morning Prayer

Start your Tuesday morning off right! Join us for a short yet refreshing time of worship, devotion, and corporate prayer. Prayer starts at 8:00am each Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, October 29th | 8:00 AM

Located in The Loft at Church of the Cross (COTC)
5051 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207
www.cotcfamily.com

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Tuesday Morning Prayer
Sep
17
8:00 AM08:00

Tuesday Morning Prayer

Start your Tuesday morning off right! Join us for a short yet refreshing time of worship, devotion, and corporate prayer. Prayer starts at 8:00am each Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, September 17th | 8:00 AM

Located in The Loft at Church of the Cross (COTC)
5051 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207
www.cotcfamily.com

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Tuesday Morning Prayer
Sep
10
8:00 AM08:00

Tuesday Morning Prayer

Start your Tuesday morning off right! Join us for a short yet refreshing time of worship, devotion, and corporate prayer. Prayer starts at 8:00am each Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, September 10th | 8:00 AM

Located in The Loft at Church of the Cross (COTC)
5051 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207
www.cotcfamily.com

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First Thursday Gatherings
Sep
5
7:00 PM19:00

First Thursday Gatherings

We're passionate about worshiping the Lord together. This is for the core, for those who want to go deeper. This is for the moments of mystery and joy. For celebration and reflection. Our First Thursdays are nights for the church to come together for worship, for our communion, and for a deep teaching from our pastors. Join us every First Thursday as we come before the Lord's presence with thanksgiving in our hearts.

Every First Thursday.

Located in our Oasis Room.

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First Thursday Gatherings
Aug
1
7:00 PM19:00

First Thursday Gatherings

We're passionate about worshiping the Lord together. This is for the core, for those who want to go deeper. This is for the moments of mystery and joy. For celebration and reflection. Our First Thursdays are nights for the church to come together for worship, for our communion, and for a deep teaching from our pastors. Join us every First Thursday as we come before the Lord's presence with thanksgiving in our hearts.

Every First Thursday.

Located in our Oasis Room.

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Artist Meet-Up #5
Jul
22
7:00 PM19:00

Artist Meet-Up #5

We value art because we believe that God is the best artist and made us to reflect Him. If you are an artist, we’d like to invite you to our fifth Artist Meet-up on Monday, June 11 from 7 - 9 PM.

The theme is "Color Your Summer"! This is a great opportunity to make art and meet other artists. Make sure to bring your own art supplies and a willingness to create.

Monday, July 22, 2019 | 7pm

Located in the Oasis Room at Church of the Cross (COTC)
5051 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207
www.cotcfamily.com

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"SECOND" Thursday
Jul
11
7:00 PM19:00

"SECOND" Thursday

Because of Independence Day, First Thursday will be on the Second Thursday next month!

On July 11th, we invite everyone to join us in the Oasis room at 7:00 PM for a night of worship, fellowship, communion and a message from our pastors.

Mark your calendars! We can't wait to worship, learn and grow with you at next months "Second" Thursday. It's going to be a great night!


Our First Thursdays are nights for the church to come together for worship, for our communion, and for a deep teaching from our pastors. Join us every First Thursday as we come before the Lord's presence with thanksgiving in our hearts.

Located in our Oasis Room.

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FREE VBS - Mega Sports Camp 2019
Jun
17
to Jun 21

FREE VBS - Mega Sports Camp 2019

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We're having our FREE Mega Sports Camp VBS June 17 - 21 from 6pm - 8:30pm everyday. Kids will love playing soccer, basketball OR beginning dance class while learning about Jesus in a positive high energy atmosphere!  Ages entering Kindergarten thru completed 5th. Each kid will pick one sport and spend the week learning their chosen sport. This year's main theme is Fun’damentals! Yes, it is free! 

What:  Mega Sports Camp, Fun’damentals.

When:  June 17-21, 2018 from 6:00PM to 8:30PM

Who:  For children entering Kindergarten through 5th grade

How Much:  FREE

Where:  Church of the Cross (5051 26th Street W  Bradenton, FL 34207

 

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First Thursday Gatherings
Jun
6
7:00 PM19:00

First Thursday Gatherings

We're passionate about worshiping the Lord together. This is for the core, for those who want to go deeper. This is for the moments of mystery and joy. For celebration and reflection. Our First Thursdays are nights for the church to come together for worship, for our communion, and for a deep teaching from our pastors. Join us every First Thursday as we come before the Lord's presence with thanksgiving in our hearts.

Every First Thursday.

Located in our Oasis Room.

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First Thursday Gatherings
May
2
7:00 PM19:00

First Thursday Gatherings

We're passionate about worshiping the Lord together. This is for the core, for those who want to go deeper. This is for the moments of mystery and joy. For celebration and reflection. Our First Thursdays are nights for the church to come together for worship, for our communion, and for a deep teaching from our pastors. Join us every First Thursday as we come before the Lord's presence with thanksgiving in our hearts.

Every First Thursday.

Located in our Oasis Room.

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Good Friday Service
Apr
19
7:00 PM19:00

Good Friday Service

Good Friday is the day we remember the sacrifice of the cross. It's good because we believe that Jesus Christ died, paying the price for our sins that we might be redeemed. Come remember with us as we have worship, a message, and a time of reflection. Service will begin at 7:00 pm on April 19th.

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Community Worship Service
Apr
14
11:00 AM11:00

Community Worship Service

We're having a Community Worship Service on Palm Sunday. Come out for a special service at 11:00 AM and stay afterwards after for more family fun. There will be Easter Egg hunt for kids and one for adults (with gift cards!), Free Food, Cotton Candy, Snow Cones, Raffles and more.

To be able to comfortably host and give everyone the best experience possible, there are 500 tickets for the egg hunt. Register below!

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First Thursday Gatherings
Apr
4
7:00 PM19:00

First Thursday Gatherings

We're passionate about worshiping the Lord together. This is for the core, for those who want to go deeper. This is for the moments of mystery and joy. For celebration and reflection. Our First Thursdays are nights for the church to come together for worship, for our communion, and for a deep teaching from our pastors. Join us every First Thursday as we come before the Lord's presence with thanksgiving in our hearts.

Every First Thursday.

Located in our Oasis Room.

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First Thursday Gatherings
Mar
7
7:00 PM19:00

First Thursday Gatherings

We're passionate about worshiping the Lord together. This is for the core, for those who want to go deeper. This is for the moments of mystery and joy. For celebration and reflection. Our First Thursdays are nights for the church to come together for worship, for our communion, and for a deep teaching from our pastors. Join us every First Thursday as we come before the Lord's presence with thanksgiving in our hearts.

Every First Thursday.

Located in our Oasis Room.

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Baptisms At COTC
Feb
23
to Feb 24

Baptisms At COTC

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February 23 - 6:00PM | February 24 - 9:30AM & 11:00AM

Have you made a decision to follow Jesus? If you have, then your next step is to be baptized. Baptism shows the world that you are all in for Jesus. Our next baptism weekend is February 23 and 24 at all of our services.  

Baptism class is Wednesday, February 20th at 7PM in Office A (the building closest to 26th Street).

Sign up here if you want to be baptized:

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First Thursday Gatherings
Feb
7
7:00 PM19:00

First Thursday Gatherings

We're passionate about worshiping the Lord together. This is for the core, for those who want to go deeper. This is for the moments of mystery and joy. For celebration and reflection. Our First Thursdays are nights for the church to come together for worship, for our communion, and for a deep teaching from our pastors. Join us every First Thursday as we come before the Lord's presence with thanksgiving in our hearts.

Every First Thursday.

Located in our Oasis Room.

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Bonfire in the Backyard
Feb
1
6:30 PM18:30

Bonfire in the Backyard

Toasted Marshmellows. Melted Chocolate. Crunchy Graham Crackers. Yes, it is that time of year again. We're talking about our annual COTC Bonfire Night. We’ll have a huge bonfire, hotdogs to roast, and yes, all the s’mores you can eat. The event starts at 6:30 pm on Friday, February 1st. This event is held at our new property near the church. Just come to the main church parking lot and we will have shuttle service right to the Backyard. It is a fun night to relax with good people on our new property. And, we did say unlimited s’mores right?! See you there!

Make sure to bring a chair to warm up by the fire!

WHERE:
COTC Backyard
Parking at COTC Main
5051 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207

WHEN:
February 1st, 2019; 6:30pm - 9pm


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Church of the Cross (COTC)
5051 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207
www.cotcfamily.com

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"Second" Thursday Gathering
Jan
10
7:00 PM19:00

"Second" Thursday Gathering

We're passionate about worshiping the Lord together. We normally meet on the first Thursday, but we moved this due to the holidays. “Second” Thursday is for the church to come together for worship, for our communion, and for a deep teaching from our pastors.

When: January 10, 2019 at 7 PM

Located in our Oasis Room.

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Christmas Eve Services
Dec
23
to Dec 24

Christmas Eve Services

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3 services:

December 23 at 6:30 PM
December 24 at 5 PM & 6:30 PM

Merry Christmas! You are invited to join us for our Christmas Eve services! Christmas means a lot to us so get ready for energetic music and a special Christmas message.

We will have 3 Christmas Eve Services: one on Sunday, December 23 at 6:30 PM and two on Monday, December 24 at 5 PM and 6:30 PM.

We will be having regular weekend services as well: Saturday at 6 PM | Sunday at 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM.

Bring a friend and join us as we celebrate Christmas Eve on 26th Street.


When:
Sunday, December 23: 6:30 PM
Monday, December 24: 5 PM and 6:30 PM

Where:
Church of the Cross (COTC)
5051 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207

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First Thursday Gatherings
Dec
6
7:00 PM19:00

First Thursday Gatherings

We're passionate about worshiping the Lord together. This is for the core, for those who want to go deeper. This is for the moments of mystery and joy. For celebration and reflection. Our First Thursdays are nights for the church to come together for worship, for our communion, and for a deep teaching from our pastors. Join us every First Thursday as we come before the Lord's presence with thanksgiving in our hearts.

Every First Thursday.

Located in our Oasis Room.

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Christmas Married People Night Out
Nov
30
7:00 PM19:00

Christmas Married People Night Out

Hello Married People! We are so excited for the first holiday event of the season at COTC!

The Married People Event will be in the Oasis on Friday, November 30th from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM. Please bring one white elephant gift per couple (re-gifted item) and a dessert to share. This time it is free for each couple. Childcare is available for $5 per child. 

Worship • Games • Teaching

When: Friday, November 30th | 7:00 - 8:30 PM


Where: Church of the Cross (COTC)
5051 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207


How much: Free

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"Second" Thursday this month
Nov
8
7:00 PM19:00

"Second" Thursday this month

Our normal First Thursday is rescheduled to “Second” Thursday for November! Make sure to come out on November 8th.

We're passionate about worshiping the Lord together. This is for the core, for those who want to go deeper. This is for the moments of mystery and joy. For celebration and reflection. Our First Thursdays are nights for the church to come together for worship, for our communion, and for a deep teaching from our pastors. Join us every First Thursday (2nd Thursday in November) as we come before the Lord's presence with thanksgiving in our hearts.

November 8th, 2018 @ 7PM

Located in our Oasis Room.

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Candy Festival 2018
Oct
31
6:00 PM18:00

Candy Festival 2018

Join us for our annual Candy Festival on October 31st from 6:00-8:30 PM! We'll have FREE fun for ALL ages, including FREE hotdogs, cotton candy, snow cones, popcorn and TONS of candy.

**All parking for this event will be at Bayshore High School with multiple trolly services to and from the Candy Festival**

Activities include FREE:
jump houses, 
rock wall, 
bungee jumpers, 
inflatable jousting, 
games, 
inflatable obstacle course,
hayrides,
trunk or treat, 
and a fun family photo-booth! 

We will have additional food options for purchase ($) from guest food trucks. 😋

If you would like prayer for anything, there will also be people available to pray with you.

October 31st from 6-8:30pm at 
COTC (Church of the Cross)
5051 26th St W 
Bradenton, FL 34207

FOR MORE INFO AND EVENTS: 
http://www.cotcfamily.com

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Baptisms At COTC
Oct
27
to Oct 28

Baptisms At COTC

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October 27 - 6:00PM | October 28 - 9:30AM & 11:00AM

Have you made a decision to follow Jesus? If you have, then your next step is to be baptized. Baptism shows the world that you are all in for Jesus. Our next baptism weekend is October 27 and 28 at all of our services.  

Sign up here if you want to be baptized:

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Child Dedication Day
Oct
14
9:30 AM09:30

Child Dedication Day

We believe in equipping and partnering with parents in raising up the next generation. Parent and Child Dedication is an opportunity to say that our children our important and that we'll help raise our children in a way that honors the Lord. It's always a great opportunity to invite friends and family to the dedication. 

Our mandatory class is Friday, October 12. If you would like to sign up for the next Child Dedication please contact our Children's Ministry Director, Karen Lofton. You can email her at karen.lofton@cotcfamily.com

When:
DEDICATIONS - October 14th, 2018

Contact:
Karen Lofton: 941-348-5761, karen.lofton@cotcfamily.com

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Church of the Cross (COTC)
5051 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207

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Child Dedication Class
Oct
12
6:30 PM18:30

Child Dedication Class

We believe in equipping and partnering with parents in raising up the next generation. Parent and Child Dedication is an opportunity to say that our children our important and that we'll help raise our children in a way that honors the Lord. It's always a great opportunity to invite friends and family to the dedication. 

There is a mandatory class for parents on October 12th at 6:30pm in the Big City at Church of the Cross (COTC). Please contact our Children's Ministry Director, Karen Lofton, before Friday to register for the class. Her number is 941-348-5761

When:
CLASS - October 12th @ 6:30pm
DEDICATIONS - October 14th, 2018

Contact:
Karen Lofton: 941-348-5761, karen.lofton@cotcfamily.com

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Church of the Cross (COTC)
5051 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207

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First Thursday Gatherings
Oct
4
7:00 PM19:00

First Thursday Gatherings

We're passionate about worshiping the Lord together. This is for the core, for those who want to go deeper. This is for the moments of mystery and joy. For celebration and reflection. Our First Thursdays are nights for the church to come together for worship, for our communion, and for a deep teaching from our pastors. Join us every First Thursday as we come before the Lord's presence with thanksgiving in our hearts.

Every First Thursday.

Located in our Oasis Room.

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Married People Night Out
Sep
21
6:30 PM18:30

Married People Night Out

Hello Married People! We are so excited to begin a new season of Married People events, this year's theme is called "Game Changers".

We'll be kicking things off with a Married People event here at COTC in the Oasis room on Friday, September 21st, starting at 7 PM. The topic will be "What Happy Couples Know”. We will meet for fun, laughs and a yummy dessert! Tickets are $5 per couple. That price includes dessert and childcare. You can purchase your tickets at the welcome center today!

What is Married People Night Out? It's a chance for YOU to take time for the TWO of you. And it's a chance for you, as a couple, to strengthen your marriage, meet other couples, and have fun!

When: 
September 21, 2018 | 6:30PM - 8:30PM

How much: 
$5 per married couple - includes childcare and dinner

Includes: 
Dinner, childcare, and serious fun!

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