Worship on May 15, 2022

Worship this Sunday, May 15, Fifth Sunday of Easter 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 at both services is the Rev. Jerry Gallagher.   Sunday Servants for this week are: Vestry Person(s) of the Day: 8:00 am, Lee Stroud;10:15 am, Adam Alphin, Krista Anderson Readers: 8:00 am, Lee Stroud;10:15 am, Carolina Villa Prayers of the People: 8:00 am, Lee Stroud; 10:15 am, Krista Anderson Altar …

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The Three R’s (Part One)

The Three R’s - reduce, reuse, recycle Part One: Reducing the Avalanche of TrashSeveral years ago I was working in my kitchen and my brother asked me what to do withan empty package. I said to throw it away. I remember him asking, “Away where?”That question made me think about where do the things that we throw away end up.The average American generates about 1 lb. of waste every day. (Is it Really Green p.19),the vast majority of which ends up in a landfill. At best 35% of our waste is recycled…

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Caring for God's Creation

Caring for God’s Creation   Join us this Sunday, April 24, at 9:15 am in the Gathering Room as we begin our study on Caring for God’s Creation. Carolina Villa will share scripture and science to help us discover what we are called to do in caring for the earth and how we can do it. We hope you will grab a cup of coffee and join in the discussion.

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A Morning with Mary Oliver

Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 14. Join Jonathan Graves and Carolina Villa to reflect on the inspirational and insightful poetry by Mary Oliver. Learn about Mary and her love of God and nature, and what her poetry may tell us about our own human nature. We will start at 8:30 am in our gathering area at Holy Cross with a light breakfast and beverage. We will meet in our sanctuary to open with prayer and a warm up exercise. Also in the last 30 minutes of our time together we invite any poe…

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Keeping a Holy Lent

  Join us for this year’s Lenten Study, Keeping a Holy Lent.  The Ash Wednesday prayer invites us to keep a holy Lent and even tells us how to keep a holy Lent.  During this study, we will explore the practices mentioned in this prayer.  A variety of presenters will help us understand the practice and ways we can maintain the practice far beyond the season of Lent. March 6 What is a holy Lent?                                 Jerry Gallagher March 13 Self-examination and Repentance        …

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Coming Soon...

1. Fr. Jerry and Jonathan Graves will be leading a Newcomer's welcome class after the 10:15 am service on the second Sunday of each month. The first of these sessions will be held on Feb. 13.   2. Sunday Morning breakfast, aka the Agape Meal, returns on the third Sunday of the month starting in February. There will be a breakfast from 8:30 – 10:00 am provided by various groups within the church.  THANK YOU TO JIM SCOTT AND THE MEN’S CLUB for volunteering for February 20 and the Pickleball Ladi…

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