Worship & Music

We worship Jesus Christ the Lord 8:00am and 10:30am, Every Sunday.

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Crossroad Lutheran Church is about connecting to God and to each other. Our vision is simple: we want to be a place where people can find real community in a time when everything seems virtually real. The family is very important. This means two things for us:

  • We are a place where you and your whole family can worship and grow together in the faith.
  • We are a place where family is ultimately defined by baptism--the single person, the divorced person, the retired person, the newlyweds; all joined into the family of Christ, each generation learning from and teaching each other.
  • Our weekly services are 100% contemporary in a casual and family-friendly atmosphere 
  • We have a Nursery available at each service for children ages 5 and under
  • We enjoy coffee, cookies and fellowship after each service 
  • Our worship music is lead by our band, under the direction of Brooks Clarke

Our mission is to gather all people together in following Jesus, equip them to do the work he has entrusted to us, and send them out transformed for ministry, so that they might gather others in following Jesus.

Music

Brooks Clarke is a composer, performer, and music educator from Jacksonville, Florida. He has been active in the area since his late teens, and began his educational career holding positions at local high schools as a jazz instructor. Brooks is well known for the variety of styles and instruments he can be seen performing with, often doubling on brass and folk instruments. Mr. Clarke is the musical director at Crossroad Lutheran Church in Fleming Island FL since late 2015, and is currently the Music Director of Saint Johns Classical Academy, a public tuition free Barney Charter Initiative School in Fleming Island, Florida. Brooks is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Jacksonville University and holds a B.M. In Composition. Brooks is a recipient of the 2017 Delius Composition Award, The Louis Armstrong Jazz Award, and is currently nominated for the 2019 GRAMMY Award for Music Education. Brooks has studied composition with Jianjun He, Tony Steve, and Bob Moore. Mr. Clarke has also studied brass instruments with Chris Creswell. Brooks loves Jesus.


Susan Whitlatch
Team Leader for the Worship and Music 

email: Worship@crossroadlutheran.com

Worship Times

Worship takes place on Sundays and Crossroad offers two services:

8:00 am (not so traditional)

 

10:30am (contemporary)

Sunday school at 9:15, in the Education building.

Worship Committee

Worship Committee Contact:
Susan Whitlach

worship@crossroadlutheran.com

Worship Music Contact:
Brooks Clarke

Music@crossroadlutheran.com

Worship Teams

At Crossroad, we have five volunteer Worship Teams who assist our pastor and help make sure our services run smoothly. 

Each Worship Team serves for one month at a time .

Worship Teams are a wonderful way for a family to serve together at Crossroad.

Worship Teams are also a great way get to know others in our church family.

There is something for everyone on a Worship Team:    

  • Greeters and Ushers      
  • Communion Assistants      
  • Readers      
  • Coffee and Cookie Hosts      
  • Set-up and Clean-up 

We would love to have you join us on a Worship Team!
 Susan Whitlach
worship@crossroadlutheran.com