Why We Feel Gratitude

Why We Feel Gratitude First and foremost, we are thankful for God’s love, and we recognize that gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness. Stopping each day to give thanks is part of our daily routine in prayer. So much depends on giving thanks for every part of our lives. Without gratitude, we are empty shells that merely exist. Sometimes our gratitude reveals itself in small ways from smiling upon first waking up in the morning to admiring a butterfly that has landed on a blooming flowe…

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Habitat for Humanity

Exciting news! Holy Cross is joining with at least 13 other churches in a Faith Build for Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity.  Each church is asked to provide volunteers at the work site and monetary contributions to build a home for a needy family.  This is your opportunity to get involved and make a difference through Holy Cross Outreach. The groundbreaking ceremony will be July 13th at 310 Deerfield Road, Castle Hayne.  For more information, contact Pete Lake, Tom Cordle or Fred Hammond. If sp…

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Holy Week Services

Holy Week Services will be as follows: Palm Sunday, 4/14: 8:00am and 10:15am. No 9:00am Adult Formation Maundy Thursday, 4/18: 7:00pm Holy Eucharist with Foot-washing Good Friday, 4/19: 12:00pm Stations of the Cross; 7:00p Good Friday with Administration of Holy CommunionHoly Saturday, 4/20: 8:30pm The Great Vigil of EasterEaster Sunday. 4/21: 8:00am (spoken), 10:15am. No 9:00am Adult Formation. Stations of the Cross: Please sign up on the signup sheet in the gathering area to lead the pray…

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Sr. Warden Update 2/3/2019

February 2019 Greetings from you Sr. Warden: It was with humility, and more than a bit of trepidation, that I accepted this position in January. I ask now for your support and prayers to help me do the very best I can. As part of my new position, I’m going to try to share with you on a monthly basis a little of what is going on at Holy Cross. To begin with, we have taken a huge step forward in bringing Chana to us as our Priest in Charge. Having someone in this position is a very new experien…

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Trinity Center Retreat

Advent is a time of reflection and contemplation. What is it God desires for me? How do I know? Well, you are in luck. On January 5th the Commission on Ministry is offering a one day retreat at Trinity Center to PAUSE. This day is to provide time to journey inward in order to more fully and authentically move forward in aligning our purpose with God’s. The presenters will be Jay Sidebotham, Lisa Richey, Cortney Dale, and Richard Elliot. There will also be time for you to meet with one of us pri…

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