Sunday, November 7, 2021
PARISH ANNUAL MEETING AND BRUNCH
One Service ONLY at 9:30 am
Come and celebrate the abounding grace of God that has continued to touch lives through the ongoing mission & ministry of Holy Cross even in the midst of a pandemic; hear reports from our leadership, and enjoy this annual time of joy-filled fellowship. Three new Vestry Members will be elected at the meeting.
The Slate of Vestry Nominees for the Class of 2024 (with pictures and biographical information) are now posted in Skiles Hall. They are:
Walter Browning Patty Dilly Andrea McDonough.
If you wish to nominate someone other than those on the slate, please complete and submit a Nomination Form (available in Skiles Hall) to the Parish Office by no later than Sunday, October 31, 2019.
2022 Pledge Drive
The Finance Committee has begun to prepare the 2022 Budget for presentation at the Annual Meeting on Sunday, November 7. Parishioner and friend’s financial pledges for the coming year play a significant role in that process.
To help the Finance Committee achieve their goal of presenting a balanced budget this year and if you have yet to do so, please complete and return your 2022 Pledge Card to the Parish Office as soon as possible. If you have misplaced your card, feel free to pick one up from the Narthex, Skiles Hall, or the Office.
Please know that regardless of the amount pledged for the coming year, we remain most thankful for the continuing generosity of parishioners in giving of their time, talent, and treasure in service to God and this community. Thank you for your continuing support.
All Saints Sunday Observance
Preparing for All Saints’ Sunday Observance
Sunday, November 7, 2021
It has been our tradition on every All Saints’ Sunday to name aloud Parishioners and friends of the Parish who have died during the past year. However, given that names are often handwritten into the Prayers of the People roster each week, we do not always know how the deceased is known to the parish or if that added name is simply a memorial from prior years. To that end, a list of names has been posted in Skiles Hall for your careful review. The posting will remain in place until Sunday, October 31st. Please let us know if we have inadvertently omitted a name.
Note: If you add a name, please be sure to print in the relationship to you and/or Holy Cross otherwise their name will not be read aloud. Thank you for your help.
Walking The Mourner's Path
Beginning Monday, October 4, 2021
“Walking the Mourner’s Path”
“Walking the Mourner’s Path” is an exceptional eight-week series on grief and mourning. It will be offered on Monday afternoons beginning October 4 from 4:30 – 6:00 pm. If you, or others you think might be interested, please contact Jane Backburn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adult Christian Education (A.C.E.) Online Class Forming!
“The Church Cracked Open: Disruption, Decline and new Hope for Beloved Community”
by The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers.
Join others in study of Canon Speller’s latest book. The Canon for Evangelism for the Episcopal church, Speller invites us to look at our history, theology, pain, beauty and hope for the Church today. Meeting by Zoom, Mary Stolberg and Pan McCaslin will facilitate the study. Please let either of them know of your interest by emailing them at mary.stolberg@gmailcom or email@example.com
Coffee's On meets via Zoom Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. Here is the link to enter the virtual Coffee's On:
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 878 3876 2772
A Simple Gesture Continues
Food/Grocery Drive for the Hunger & Health Coalition
One in four children in the High Country are hungry. Along with other churches in the area, we have a simple way to meet this immediate need. Green recyclable grocery bags are available in Skiles Hall. Simply fill them with the items listed on the bag and return it to the Welcome Center area in Skiles Hall on the date listed on the bag. Thank you!