Michelle Carpenter

Michelle Carpenter first attended Holy Cross in June 2010. She says, "Holy Cross was the answer to my prayers!" After the birth of her son Augustus she was looking for an Episcopal church near her. Voila! Holy Cross had just dedicated its new building in May 2010 and it was almost across the street from her! Michelle is a cradle Episcopalian and was active in her church as a youth. However as a young adult she had become inactive until she felt drawn back into a church community as she started h…

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Pete and Polly Lake

Pete and Polly Lake first started attending Holy Cross this past June. They live near the church off of Myrtle Grove Road and would drive by quite frequently.  They decided to attend one Sunday after trying two other area churches.  They explain, "One was too loud and felt like a rock concert.The other was too quiet."  However, after attending just once they felt Holy Cross was "just right"!  They feel that Holy Cross is an "overwhelmingly friendly atmosphere but not too intrusive or overpowerin…

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Backpacks...Thanks Holy Cross!

Many thanks to the Holy Cross community who provided necessary school supplies for 25 kids to start their 2015-16 school year.  All of the kids are from the Brigade Boys and Girls Club and range in age from pre-K to High School.   

 

See the attached picture to see some of the smiling faces as they picked up with school supplies/backpacks. 

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September Vestry Corner

“Time to Soar, 2016”, and beyond Just a quick note to say how excited I am to see our seasons change.   Autumn arrives in September along with our upcoming September 12th Barbecue outing. Supper Club groups are forming,  and Scouting programs are underway. Godly Play begins for our children September 13th, and Youth and Family events are being scheduled with the hopes of partnering with St. Andrews on the Sound. Christian Education and EFM are in full swing, and the beat goes on (and the weathe…

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Youth & Family End of Summer Updates

Youth and Family ended the summer session of Vacation Sunday School on 8/30.  It was an incredible journey through a study of the Miracles of Jesus.  We also planned our very first Sock Hop which was well received by all who attended.  The Sock Hop had music from the 1950s, Root-Beer-Floats, crazy sock contest and a cake walk.  We raised over 300 dollars in socks for the homeless.  Look for our Grace Notes Newsletter on September 2nd, for more news and events on upcoming programming.  And don't …

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