February Wine Experience

SOMETHING TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN FEBRUARY                   A Wine Experience!  Holy Cross will host “A Wine Experience” on February 5, 2016 from 6-8 pm in the gathering room.  If you are 21 (or older), this might be a pleasurable experience on a cold winter evening!  So, mark your calendars and stay tuned for more details as plans take shape!   December is a busy month – folks have their minds on parties, Christmas shopping, baking and numerous other thing at this time of year.  Amazingly en…

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Episcopal Relief and Development (1)

Episcopal Relief and Development and the Millennium Development Goals   Remember Bishop’s Blend? ERD has replaced that program with a new fair trade retail program, Equal Exchange.  Now you can support the work of Episcopal Relief & Development simply by purchasing some of the world’s finest coffees, teas, chocolates and foods. Not only will your purchase of these items help heal a hurting world, they will also provide a fair wage to the members of the small farming cooperatives that produ…

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Quiche Recipe from the Ladies' Brunch

Quick QuicheBlend well in blender:3 eggs11/2 cups milk1/2 cup Bisquick1/4 cup melted butter1/4 cup chopped green onionsPour into greased pie panAdd one cup shredded Swiss cheeseAnd one cup chopped hamOptional - 1 cup fresh spinach(May substitute bacon, mushrooms, different cheeses)Bake @325 45 minLet set for 10 min prior to serving.Enjoy!

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Stewardship...we're almost there!

Wednesday December 2nd marks the official close of our 2016 Stewardship Campaign.  While the numbers aren't in yet we want to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you who have pledged again this year or maybe for the first time to make it possbile for Holy Cross to continue its mission in the coming year.  If you've been meaning to get that pledge in and have put it off , it's not too late.  You may contact Bonnie Yeakey, our treasurer, directly with your pledge information at bo…

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Reflection for Advent

A Christmas Story: Jesus in the shopping mall   This is an article published in The Charlotte Observer on December 10, 2006. It was originally published on Dec. 21, 1997. Ed Williams is the author. Twenty years later it still expresses the true meaning of Christmas for me, and I hope for you.  I want to tell you a story of the Christmas season, but it needs a preface. So first, a few words about religion and me.  I don’t see angels in the clouds or hear God speaking in the ocean’s roar or th…

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