Angel Tree 2021

It’s time! It’s time! It’s Angel Tree time! As many of you know, Holy Cross has participated in this wonderful prison ministry for many years. We have 60 children to serve this year, 60 children who will have a parent in prison this Christmas. The incarcerated parent has completed an application requesting a gift be purchased on their behalf for their child/children. Here’s where Angel Tree steps in. Our procedure will be a little different this year as we continue to keep Covid-19 protocol in mind. Welcome to Angel Tree 2021!

Angels will not be placed on a tree this year, but will be available for your selection following worship services Sunday, November 14th and 21st.  We’ll be set up in the Entrance and ready to help you in your selection. We will have our angels on tables divided into age groups: birth to age 4, 5 to 11, and 12 to 18. You’ll still be able to request a girl or boy. Just as in the past, gift suggestions will be written on each angel. If you know ahead of time that you will not be in church on November 14th or 21st , please feel free to email Lee Stroud ( with your request and gift suggestions for an angel will be sent to you. Once you have your angel the fun begins…shopping! Knowing that many of us are trying to avoid busy stores, online shopping or curbside delivery are great alternatives. Gift certificates or gift cards are also a good idea for teens.

We ask that you bring your gifts to Holy Cross by Sunday, December 5th. Gifts should be delivered wrapped or in gift bags with the angel tag attached. Gifts can also be dropped off in the church office the week prior to December 5th. Please let Denise or Lee know if you’ll be unable to drop your gifts off by the 5th and we’ll help you make other arrangements.

Just a quick reminder; the gift ideas you are given are just suggestions. Shop with your heart and have fun. Your gift will certainly be special to the child receiving it, and will also be appreciated by the incarcerated parent in whose name you are giving the gift.

Call us if you have questions and watch the Thursday email for additional information. We look forward to another wonderful year with the Angel Tree Ministry.

Denise Darden 910-231-5682

Lee Stroud 910-330-2004

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