Angel Tree 2020

    It’s time! It’s time! It’s Angel Tree time! As many of you know, Holy Cross has participated in this wonderful prison ministry for many years. We have 52 children to serve this year, 52 children who will have a parent in prison this Christmas. The incarcerated parent has completed an application requesting a gift be purchased on their behalf for their child/children. Here’s where Angel Tree steps in. Even though we’ve participated in this…

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A Woman's Advent Journey

A WOMEN’S ADVENT JOURNEY Gathering Around the Flame   “In this strange season when we are suspended between realization and expectation, may we be found honest about the darkness, more perceptive of the light”. Jack Boozer  Using Jan Richardson’s book Night Visions, as our guide a Women’s Only offering will begin on Tuesday, December 1st @ 5:55 and each Tuesday evening during Advent (Dec. 8,15 and 22). Jan and I traveled through seminary together. She was born a wise soul and an articulate…

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A Way to the Manger

Explore Christ’s birth as recounted in the Gospel of Luke through the lens of the Way of Love and the seven practices of turn, learn, pray, worship, bless, go, and rest. With daily devotions of personal stories, modern examples, art, and invitations to prayer and journaling, the authors challenge you to discover and incorporate these practices into your own life. During Advent and Christmas, walk with the shepherds and the angels, Mary and Joseph, Elizabeth and Zechariah, and Anna and Simeon. Al…

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I’m In

As I walked to worship one evening at Glory Ridge, I remember the sun stretching its long rays through the trees and taking one last big yawn as it fell asleep behind the mountain range.  The moon rose to greet us as we circled for prayer.  Our faces, worn and tired from a hard day’s work, were illuminated by the light of candles held gently in our hands. I was on the verge of tears. My team of five kids and three adults had been assigned to work with a family that required new flooring in thei…

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Coming in November

October 18th and 25th over 50 Holy Cross parishioners will gather in Zoom groups to share parts of their story.  It’s been a long time since we’ve been together and we’re excited to renew old friendships and meet new friends.  There’s still time if you’d like to participate, just contact one of the committee members listed below and we’ll happily add you to one of the Zoom groups. In November we want to move forward with our Zoom groups and have conversations about a shared reading of Welcome t…

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