Old Fashioned Hymn Sings and Concerts

On the first Sunday of every month, beginning in May and continuing through December, an old fashioned community Hymn Sing is held inside The Old Rugged Cross Church at 6:00 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. for anyone interested in a tour.

On the third Sunday of each month, beginning in May and continuing through November, a concert is held at 3:00 pm, with a Hymn Sing at 6:00 p.m. Concerts are given by talented musicians who are willing to share their time and talent to help raise funds for the on-going maintenance of The Old Rugged Cross Church.

The remaining dates are:

Tours of the church and museum are given by appointment.
To schedule a tour for one or a group, contact Molly Shaffer by calling 269-362-4347 or via email at

There is no charge for tours but donations are always welcome and keep the church operating.

Thank you for your support of this project. Although the restoration is now complete, the maintenance costs are on-going and extensive. Your financial support is greatly appreciated.

If making a donation by check, please make check payable to: Old Rugged Cross Foundation (ORCF) and mail to P. O. Box 41, Niles, MI 49120.