Advent...the Season to Act

Dear Friends in Christ, “Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads. And mamma in her ‘kerchief, and I in my cap, Had just settled our brains for a long winter’s nap.” Well, as we all know it is not the night before Christmas -  it is r…

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Scouting Update and Annual Report

Holy Cross Episcopal Church Cub Scout Pack 283 2016 Annual Report This was our first complete year and we have grown to 28 boys and 11 adult leaders currently on the roster.  We have 4 Dens, one each of Tiger, Wolf, Bear and Webelo. We advanced nearly everyone to the next rank in August at our Fishing Campout. Scouting is open to any boy 6-11.  Fall Round up nearly doubled our roster. The majority of our scouts attend various local elementary schools. We have had two campouts at Holy Cross a…

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Epiphanies...A Place to Start

Holy Cross and Holy Trinity Church Chapters of Daughters of the King are pleased to present "Epiphanies" - a day of quiet and music meditation at the start of the new year on Saturday, January 7, 2017.  The day will be led by noted speaker Lisa Richey, along with the contemplative and therapeutic harp music of noted musician Carole Bowman Green.  Morning refreshments and a light lunch will be served.  All are welcome - men included! Agenda     9:00 - 9:30 a.m.             Registration and lig…

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Unique Christmas Gifts...

DECEMBER 2016   Episcopal Relief & Development   You can support the work of Episcopal Relief & Development simply by doing your Christmas shopping: Gifts for Life is ERD’s program for providing alternative gifts to those that really need them while honoring your loved ones.  You can choose from many essentials such as clean water, livestock or even micro-credit loans.  Gifts start at just $12 (for a mosquito net).  All Gifts for Life purchases and ERD donations are doubled (up to…

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January...Let the Journey Continue!

January 11th, 18th, and 25th 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.   Please make plans to join us for food, fellowship, and learning more about our Spiritual Journeys. On January 11th, The. Rev. Jay Sidebotham, author of “Footsteps: Making Spiritual Growth You Church’s Top Priority,” will talk with us about what it means to be on a spiritual journey. Jay is an Associate Rector at St. James Episcopal Church. He is an excellent speaker and will inspire us to explore, grow, deepen, and center our lives in Chris…

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