Prayers for Orlando Shooting Victims

Once again we have seen a terrible tragedy occur in our country. The people in Orlando were minding their own business, having fun on a Saturday night when all of a sudden a man with terrible hatred in his heart took the lives of over 50 young people with just as many injured. Why does this keep happening in our country? What can we do? I know that I feel helpless in times like this. I struggle to understand why we allow a person to buy a weapon that is designed for our military. I struggle to …

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We are People on a Journey...from our Senior Warden

Between February and May of this year the Renewal Works Team at Holy Cross met in five – approximately two and one-half hour sessions to explore the results of the Spiritual Life Inventory that 88 members completed earlier in the year.   Snowy Albright, as facilitator, led sixteen energetic, dedicated Holy Crossers through the Renewal Works (RW) process that was designed to help us understand our spiritual health relative to: 1)      Where we have been? 2)      Where we are now? 3)      Wher…

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You're Invited!

We invite you to celebrate our wedding with us Rene Lemons to Joseph Gouverneur Saturday the 25th of June, 2016 at five in the afternoon Holy Cross Episcopal Church Reception to Follow RSVP to reneblemons@gmail.com

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Thanks Teachers, and Youth Leaders!

I am pleased to say we have had another successful year in the Holy Cross Sunday School children's program. Thanks to all of our wonderful and dedicated teachers and parents. We have had new faces in the Epic Wave's class and Godly Play this year as our little ones are moving up. We started Godly Play three years ago where we share bible stories with the children using interactive materials. Story telling is such a powerful tool in learning and it has been very effective.  I am also excited…

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Summertime...Sabbath Time

PENTECOST 2016 Dear Friends in Christ, "Summertime -  and the living is easy..."  So goes part of a line in a once popular song and it is true, at least to some extent.  As a former Yankee who moved south some forty plus years ago I used to think it had something to do with the heat,  and that may be,  but I think there is so much more.  In our hectic lives filled with all kinds of responsibilities and things that we believe require our attention,  I believe we all need some time to sit back …

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