Coming in November

October 18th and 25th over 50 Holy Cross parishioners will gather in Zoom groups to share parts of their story.  It’s been a long time since we’ve been together and we’re excited to renew old friendships and meet new friends.  There’s still time if you’d like to participate, just contact one of the committee members listed below and we’ll happily add you to one of the Zoom groups. In November we want to move forward with our Zoom groups and have conversations about a shared reading of Welcome t…

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Help Hub Update

With abundant gratitude we acknowledge five years of incredible growth made possible by the astounding generosity of many and the amazing grace of one God. A small but determined group of Help Hub volunteers began welcoming neighbors seeking emergency financial assistance five years ago this month. Thanks to open-minded and collaborative thinking by the leaders of our Founding Member Churches (First Baptist, First Presbyterian and St. James) and the Harrelson Center Staff and Board of Directors…

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Love Was Our Lord’s Meaning

Love Was Our Lord’s Meaning Julian of Norwich, Showings  Thomas Traherne, the 18th century English spiritual writer, said it well: “Let me love every Person as Jesus Christ: Meet his love, and thine, O Lord, In every person… O Learn me this, and the whole is learned. Learn me this, the Divine Art, And the Life of God! The church should be the place where we learn…and teach…about love.”   The Great Commission is Christ’s admonition to us to share with the world the Good News that in the p…

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Happening Emerge

During the Covid-19 our Youth Director's responsibilities have shifted to help us support our online services.  Recently he found an opportunity to assist the Diocese with bringing the Happening community together virtually.  Happening is an experience for 6th-12th graders typically held twice a year at Trinity Center that shows them how to "Follow the Way" of Christ.  This is the first time in many, many years that both the fall and spring Happening experiences have been canceled. Over the pas…

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Preparing Your God Love Story

  Preparing Your God Love Story  It’s so mysterious that Holy Cross will soon embark upon a ‘Story-telling’ opportunity for her community. Opportunities to both tell and to listen, a rehearsed improvisation so to speak, which will prepare you to welcome your new rector, into your love story and journey with God and one another. Another ‘gift’ of this initiative by the Education and Formation team is that you’ll be ‘doing theology’! Most people do not think of themselves as theologians. “Theolo…

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Adult Education and Formation Committee

Missing the Holy Cross Community? Need Some Spiritual Nourishment? If your answer is “YES!” your Adult Education and Formation Committee has developed the following plan…….. You will be contacted by phone in the next few weeks and invited to join a Zoom group of about nineparishioners to share a bit of your story. Discussions will be based around topics such as: o Where are you fromo What brought you to Holy Crosso What do you most enjoy about Holy Crosso Where do we go from here Dates and …

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