We’re A Church With A Lot To Offer

Holy Cross is strong, vibrant, and energetic in worship, music, community outreach, education, and fellowship.
We look to the future with great anticipation and a strong desire to continue to serve the Lord. We invite you to join us as we work to further our mission for our members, our community and all of God’s people.

We’re A Church With A Strong Foundation

With average attendance of 80 people per week, Holy Cross is an active ELCA congregation in Reno.
We’ve been holding worship services at our beautiful location for over 40 years.
We are a proud member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).

We’d Like To Welcome You To Visit Us

Our Sunday worship services are the focal point of the church week.

We’re glad you’re here learning about us. Thank you for visiting our website!


Our History

  • 1980– Following a year of mission work, Holy Cross Lutheran Church was chartered September 14, 1980- and received into the Sierra Pacific Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. The Congregation first worshiped in member’s homes and the Holiday Inn, So. Virginia St.
  • 1982—First Live Nativity held on the Church property and Live Nativity structure built. Live Nativity has been a Christmas Gift to the Community for 37 years.
  • 1984/85–Church Building was built and officially dedicated on June 16, 1985
  • 2005–Excess parcel of land sold to Silver Sage Manor, nonprofit senior affordable housing developer. 2007- Silver Sage Senior Residence opens, 41 Affordable Apartments
  • 2015—Fellowship Hall addition and refurbishment of Sanctuary completed.
  • 2020-Memorial Garden & Outdoor Worship Space completed.