Worship on Oct. 24, 2021

Worship this Sunday, October 24, the Twenty-Second 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. Pati Mary Andrews Sunday Servants for this week are: Vestry Person(s) of the Day: 8:00 am, John Weisz 10:15 am, Michael and John Bennett Readers: 8:00 am, Jan Eudy 10:15 am, Beth Carter Prayers of the People: 8:00 am, Jan Eudy 10:15 am, Ma…

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Love Your Neighbor

Once in a while, the perfect situation comes up. Some call it organic. Some call it divine - a God-wink. Some say it’s synergy. And, some say it’s just what we’re called to do. That has been the case with ideas from Renewal Works to the development of St. Francis Way to Holy Cross Outreach. When we started developing this awesome wooded area on our beautiful church campus, we wanted to share it. So we asked, “who’s our neighbor,” and moved to “adopt” Mary C. Williams (MCW). We wanted the relatio…

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Sunday School

Sunday School Time! We are having Christian Education for all ages from 9:15 - 10:00 am. The worship service will begin at 10:15 am. There will be a children’s activity during the sermon for the younger children. Rene Gouverneur is seeking volunteers to help with the children’s Sunday school program. If you are interested in learning about the Godly Play program and spending a little time with children, this might be a perfect opportunity for you.  Important Volunteer Opportunity Although we …

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American Dirt

Over the last year or so, several Holy Cross members have taken part in learning about the racial history and current day disparities in our country. We are now reading “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins. We will meet via Zoom on Wednesday, November 10 at 7:00 pm to discuss. If you’d like to join us, please let me know so I can send a Zoom invitation to you. All are welcome! Andy Atkinson

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Adult Formation Study for Oct. 24, 2021

Please join me this Sunday, October 24 at 9:15 am, for Adult Sunday School where we will explore Holy Envy by Barbara Brown Taylor. This book only scratches the surface of some other non-Christian faiths in light of our own Christian tradition. I found it very enlightening and only emphasized for me that we are ALL God's children struggling with our sinful past and our saintly future. This study will be conversational with each participant as she or he wishes to share what amazed, bothered, conf…

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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 he…

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