Team First Book

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2021 Backpack Campaign

Its BACK TO SCHOOL time!  For over 10 years the Holy Cross parish has supported a backpack campaign for the Brigade Boys and Girls Club and the Episcopal Farm Workers children.  We need donations of the following:   Adopt a child – Choose your age and gender, purchase a backpack and stuff with the appropriate supplies.  Lists are available. Contribute school supplies – lists available. Contribute $ and we will shop for you.   Drop off your backpacks and/or supplies at the church – or I…

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Summer Sunday School Update

This summer we plan to use St. Francis Way for summer Sunday School. Ourkids need opportunities to play and interact with other children, so the plan is toprovide some time for that during the first part of the service. Children will jointheir families for the Eucharist.We need volunteers to make this happen and I would like to give our regularSunday School teachers the summer off. This will not require any planning orpreparation, just a willingness to be with our kids and have fun with them in …

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Playground Update

  Our Playground is Open for Business!   The team leaders,  Pete Lake and Chuck Dierling, along with Krista Anderson, Mark Cosentino and John Weisz managed to move and level at least 35-40 yards of mulch in about 3-1/2 hours.  Great teamwork! No one was giving less than 100%! A big thanks go out to these volunteers. In the near future , again the ‘Chuck and Pete Team’ will be tackling the back deck (which has some structural integrity challenges) but which we still have time to fix. Watch th…

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