November 24th Priest Corner

As I sit in my office at church, I am reminded by the quiet that I am not alone. In this Holy Silence I hear the voices of children playing in the Sunday schoolclassrooms, deep theological discussions taking place by adults in the larger gathering space, and conversations about youth issues coming from theLibrary/Youth room. I see a congregation sitting in the sanctuary and children giggling on the carpet near God’s Table as they color or play. I am reminded thatone or two (maybe even three) gen…

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Holy Cross Welcomes The Rev. Anne Abdy

Rev. Anne comes to us from the Diocese of Oregon. She was the Vicar of Holy Spirit, Sutherlin, Oregon, until February 2021, when she moved to the Atlanta area to be closer to family. She completed her Deaconate at the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in Eugene and served as an Associate and Sabbatical Supply Priest at Resurrection before receiving her present parish. She worked full-time as a recreation therapist, addiction counselor, and mental health therapist at the Junction City campus o…

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Guatemala 2022 - Stove and water purification project

Guatemala 2022 - Stove and water purification project As you may have read in the Thursday email, Pete Lake, Frances Warner and Roni Hursthouse are seeking donations of money and items such as clothing and eyeglasses (non prescription) to benefit our brothers and sisters in Guatemala. We have said before that 100% of the money and goods you donate directly benefit the people and we thought you might like to know how the process works. It takes over 2 years to organize the project. Working with…

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Annual Sunday School Kickoff BBQ

Please join us for our Annual Sunday School Kickoff BBQ at Holy Cross on September 10th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Ribs and Chicken will be provided, but we do need assistance with side dishes. If you're interested in bringing a dish, please sign up here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18UYFUXBs3_TdSZbSh6Y44q7WFl_73R7ywSpWwbA3P3s/edit?usp=sharing. Additionally, if you haven't RSVP'd on the signup sheet in the gathering room, you can sign up online at this link: https://docs.google.com/f…

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2022 Backpack Campaign: Backpacks due Aug. 7th

Stuff a Backpack!It's Back to School time! Time for our annual Stuff a Backpack campaign supporting the Brigade Boys and Girls Club. Purchase a backpack for either an elementary, middle or senior high student and stuff it with all necessary supplies needed to help them learn. The students who receive these back packs are so excited and grateful(as are their teachers). A list of suggested supplies is in the Gathering Area at church as well as shown below. If you prefer you can also make a financi…

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