Planning Your Event at the Cross

Whether attending a special event, or just making the journey up without a special occasion, you are in for a treat. Bald Knob Mountain is the second-highest point in Southern Illinois and offers wonderful views, particularly in the fall.

2023 Events

Sunday, April 9th: 2023 Easter Sunrise Service

Sunday, May 21st: 2023 Blessing of the Bikes

Saturday, June 3rd: 2023 Blessing of Jeeps

Easter Sunrise Service

April 9, 2023, 6:30 AM

Join us at the Bald Knob Cross for the 87th Annual Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, April 9th at 6:30 am. The gates will open to the public at 5:00 am. We encourage participants to bring their own chair(s). You can help us tremendously by liking and sharing our Facebook event and inviting your friends by clicking here.

If you are unable to join us on-site, we will be broadcasting the service on our Facebook as will WFCN News via their Facebook channel. The service starts at 6:30 am but the preliminaries will start at 6:15 am.

The service will include both traditional and contemporary service elements featuring Pastor Kudzai Musumhi of Calvary Campus Church in Carbondale and Praise and Worship led by Chris Parton and friends with band.

Stop by our information table to pick up a special event program and make a donations to help offset the costs of the event and support the Cross. There will not be an offering taken during the service.