Connection with Friends September Events

Craft Class:   Tuesday, September 5, 2pm at Dee McGuire's Call 799-7990 home, 4722 Woods Edge Road. Call 799-7990 for information. Movies:  September 12,  Stone Movie Theater at The Point.  More information coming later. Game Night:  Friday, September 15, 6-8 pm at Holy Cross.  Please bring your favorite board game. Day Trips:  September 23, Saturday.  Meet at church parking lot at 8:45am.  Trip tp Kenansville to visit Liberty Plantation, Cowan Museum and Country Squire Winery.  Plan to have …

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Daughters of the King (DOK) Tea

The Elizabeth Chapter of the Daughters of the King is planning a tea on October 21 and invites all women of Holy Cross to attend. Mother Chana will be the featured speaker at this event, sharing with us the women of the Bible. Please see the event poster printout available on the table in the gathering area at church or see the notice in the Thursday email. The Daughters of the King is a religious order with members that accept and live by a Rule of Life during their lifetime. Our Rule requires…

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Federal Point Help Center Food Needs for September

The needs of the Help Center of Federal Point for September are as follows: September 3rd.................Canned fish. September 10th...............Soup. September 17th..............Peanut Butter. September 24th...............Cold Cereal. Any other canned or packaged food items or toiletries are greatly appreciated. Thank you for your support of this ministry.

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Thoughts on Charlottesville

Garrison Keillor once said that “the Gospel is meant to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.” That is a hard task for preachers, but it is in line with how Jesus operated in his ministry. Jesus lifted up the lowly, even as he made the Pharisees (who thought they were doing all the right things) extremely uncomfortable. One of the questions I asked the Vestry when I was interviewing was “What is one thing that, if I were to preach it from the pulpit, would make you uncomfortable?” …

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Backpacks and Dancing

First of all, I'd like to invite all of you who are in town on Aug. 13 to "come on out" for our annual "Blessing of the Backpacks" day, wherein we bless the backpacks that have been purchased and filled to be donated for students through the Brigade Boys’ and Girls' Club.  Also we're beginning a new tradition that day - that we will bless the backpacks of all of our students who are returning to school, and also the briefcases, lesson plan books, and/or tablets of the teachers in our congregatio…

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