Thursday Update for 9/23/2021

Worship this Sunday, September 26, the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost This Sunday we will celebrate Holy Eucharist at two services. 8:00 am is a spoken mass and 10:15 am. will include live music. Our Celebrant and Homilist at both services is the Rev. Patti Mary Andrews. Sunday Servants for this week are: Vestry Person(s) of the Day: 8:00 am, John Weisz, 10:15 am, Michael Cobb and Dan Morton Readers: 8:00 am,Kimberly McIrney, 10:15 am, Krista Anderson Prayers of the People: 8:00 am, Kimb…

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Ever Reef Roeben

  Meet the newest member of our parish! Ever Reef Roeben was born August 22, 2021 at Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital in Wilmington NC. His favorite activities include drinking milk as often as he can, sleeping when he isn’t hungry, and being held all the time. He also enjoys all the loving attention he gets from his enthusiastic big sister Zaide, which there is no lack of. As soon as she gets home from a long day in kindergarten the very first thing she wants to do is see her …

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Thursday Evening Prayer

Evening Prayer and Meditation, led by Jonathan Graves, continues in the Gathering Area of Holy Cross from 5:45-6:30 pm, on Thursdays. “The soul’s center is God,” Saint John of the Cross wrote. In the stresses and distractions of life, this period of silence is an opportunity to re-center our souls in God. We will use multiple approaches to cultivating inner stillness and recollection including centering prayer and walking meditation.

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It's Time to Paint the Deck!

The new wood in the deck repair is sufficiently dry to accept a sealer/stain as a weatherproofing measure. Now all we need are some volunteers to apply it! The date of Oct. 1, 10:00 am has been established for this task with the following day if needed. Second coat could be applied on Monday, Oct. 4. Volunteers would need to bring their own paintbrush, a container to hold the stain and knee pads. The sealer is water-based, meaning easy clean up. If you can help, please contact Pete Lake to enabl…

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Holy Cross Band

The Holy Cross Band is calling all musicians to come play with us! We would love to have any and all talent join us on Thursday nights at 6:30 and also for Sunday morning worship. Thursday night rehearsals are open to anyone even if you do not plan on worshiping in the band Sunday morning, the more the merrier! We love hearing all the positive feedback that has recently been coming in and would still love to hear suggestions for new music. We are working very to complement the service with music…

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Help needed with resettling refugees

  I received the following information from the deans of the Lower Cape Fear Deanery, Eric Mills and Lisa Richey.  Because this is an urgent need, items will need to be at Holy Cross by this coming Sunday, September 19.  I will collect them and see that they get to Kathleen Abrams, my contact person.  An Amazon link is given below and Kathleen has provided her address if you’d like to send orders directly to her.  If ordering from Amazon, please check the delivery date. Following is the informa…

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