Senior Wardens Report For March

   In January, the vestry met for the first time this year and had an important training session presented by our Financial Manager, Ellen Wells.  It covered all the important budget issues that we will be concerned with, not just for 2021, but for the next three years. It reminded us that Stewardship is not just a one-time occurrence, but it is an all-year process. At that meeting the vestry approved the appointment of the parish officers for 2021: Senior Warden - Carl Danielson, Junior Ward…

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"Get to Know Our Vestry"

Both Claudia (my wife) and I are from Winchester, VA. We came here from Raleigh, NC where I worked in the NC Department of Public Instruction in 1992 for me to take a position as a Professor in the School of Health and Human Services at UNCW preparing young people to teach in North Carolina’s K-12 Healthful Living Program. 25 years later, I retired after 47 years in Education, 15 in public schools at all levels and 32 at three different universities. We have lived here for 29 years. I am retired…

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Journey Through East Carolina

 Dear Holy Cross Family,   I have logged over 500 miles and counting by running, cycling, and walking with my buddies Bailey and Rob on the Journey Through East Carolina(https://www.ecdio.org/journey.html). Part of the goal of this virtual event is to raise $281,000 to support our beloved Trinity Center.  We have two more weeks to go with the journey ending at Diocesan Convention.  While I’m not asking you to run, I would urge you to make a donation to Trinity Center (https://www.trinityctr…

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The Way Of Love

The Adult Education and Formation Committee at Holy Cross is excited to invite you to join us in an exploration of The Way of Love. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry says the Way of Love is more than a program; it is a way of life. We hope you will join us Sunday, January 24 as we enter into reflection, discernment and commitment around the practices of Turn-Learn-Pray-Worship-Bless-Rest-Go. Through this study we hope we will grow as a community and our personal faith journeys will be enhanced. We…

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A Prayer for Holy Cross

A Prayer for Holy Cross Episcopal Church Gracious God, bless this band of believers and draw them closer together in your ministry. When they are coping, cheer them on. When they are caring, let your love be alive between them. When they are committing, let it be with their whole being. When they are apart, bind them together in the fellowship of your Spirit. Bless you precious Lord for accompanying them, for accepting their humanness, and for calling them into deeper love and service. For sure…

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