The Church of the Cross PC(USA) Lilies of the Field Community Clothes Closet offers gently used and new clothing items free of charge to men, women, and children in need who live in the Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg areas.
COTC partners with Lakeview Elementary School to provide
• new coats for children
• seasonal food baskets or gift cards
• toiletry donations
Our Community Garden is open to our neighbors and provides fresh produce for the neighborhood and the Schaumburg Food Pantry.
Volunteers pack food at Feed My Starving Children, Schaumburg location
COTC partners with P.A.D.S. (Public Action to Deliver Shelter, a branch of Journeys The Road Home) by providing meals at a local P.A.D.S. site
National Night Out ~ COTC supports our local police department through this annual event by providing food
Our Deacons provide financial assistance for local individuals in need
Partnering with other congregations, we serve the Lakota community in Sisseton, South Dakota through VBS, food provisions, building repairs, and backpacks
COTC hosts Boy Scout Troop #297
Through fundraisers, COTC provides financial assistance for veterans in need through Who We Serve
COTC supports local and global communities impacted by natural disasters through PDA
(Presbyterian Disaster Assistance)
COTC supports the Schaumburg Food Pantry and "Pack the Bus' school supply donation event.