Father Jerry...Ministering to Others with Joy!

I don't know about you, but whenever I think about Father Jerry, I see his big smile and hear his infectious laugh which punctuates his homilies.  It's not an accident that Jerry married Joy - he exudes joy in every conversation with everyone he meets, and Joy does as well!  What a wonderful gift that they found each other 43 years ago, and that they have ministered to all of us at Holy Cross for over 5 years.             Jerry has cared for us in so many ways:  He has preached and enlightened …

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Reflection from Father Jerry

Out of the mouths of Babes...                                                       Children Write to God Dear GOD, Maybe Cain and Abel would not kill each other so much if they had their own rooms. It works with my brother.  -Larry Dear  GOD, I bet it is very hard for You to love all of everybody in the whole world. There are only 4 people in our family and I can never do it.  -Nan Dear GOD, In school they told us what You do. Who does  it when You are on vacation?  -Jane Dear GOD, Are You …

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Martha Scholl

Martha Scholl started attending Holy Cross regularly in May 2013. The Wednesday evening service and Father Jerry’s message of love attracted Martha, and the welcoming, casual nature of Holy Cross made it easy for her to keep attending services. Martha is a cradle Episcopalian and had been used to the more formal Episcopal tradition so the contemporary nature of Holy Cross was different to her. However, Martha said, "She has never attended a church with such a loving, caring spirit as Holy Cross.…

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Reflections from Andy on Help Hub...October 2016

When you did it for the least of these, you did it for me.”  I was recently audited as the keeper of the discretionary fund for Holy Cross. In prior years, It was a big deal, and we wrote many checks for people needing financial assistance of some sort. It was usually rent, water and sewer or electric bills. Most all of the people I never got to see, we only communicated via phone. Of course, there were some “frequent fliers.” Many I heard from every year. Most of these people had no idea where…

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Erin Wallace and family

Erin Wallace and her sons, Andrew, Phillip and Cameron starting attending Holy Cross in February 2011.  They discovered Holy Cross along with Erin's Mom, Ellen Wells who happens to be our current Senior Warden. Erin was familiar with the Episcopal Church and was looking to reconnect with church to provide a spiritual foundation for her boys. She likes the music as well as the people here at Holy Cross. She says it was a bit of a "culture shock" when she first attended and witnessed the casual, l…

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