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Worship Information

(This Page is Updated Every Wednesday)

We at the Church of the Holy Cross,
an Episcopal Church and Member of the Diocese of Western North Carolina, 
normally celebrate Holy Eucharist, Rite II Sundays at

8:30 am at Holy Cross,

11:00 am at Holy Cross

Please check below for services on holidays and special occasions.

Directions to Holy Cross and St. John's are here.

Holy Eucharist and Healing Service are
Wednesdays 8:00 a.m.  

      Everyone Is Always Welcome!



Read our current monthly newsletter here.

News from the Diocese may be read here.

Father Allan McCaslin's sermons may be read here.

Prayer Lists -- We have a separate page for our prayer lists here.
Or you can locate it by clicking on "Prayer Lists" under 
Parish News in the navigation bar at the top of each page.

This Sunday

Sunday, February 18, 2018, The First Sunday in Lent
8:30 am:   The Lenten Exhortation, Great Litany and Holy Eucharist, Rite I, a quiet service without music.
9:45 am:   Adult Christian Education (ACE):  "A Journey with Luke" in Upper Skiles Hall
11:00 am: The Lenten Exhortation, Great Litany and Holy Eucharist, Rite I, with hymnody and music.
12 noon:   Refreshments and Fellowship in Upper Skiles Hall

We thank those who serve this Sunday:


 8:30 am

 11 am

 Greeters,   Oblationers:


Katie Hall,
Mary Armstrong



Ernie Armstrong,
Francis Pressly


Ted Ponko

Bruce Nelson

Prayers of
the  People:

Ted Ponko

Lee Gallien


Ann Iles

Karla Prudhomme,
Web Rice



Randy McDonough

Healing Ministers:

Claire McDonough

Katerina Whitley

















Next Week

Monday, February 19, 2018
Spiritual Seekers at 6 pm in Skiles Hall
Our study of Braving the Wilderness by Brenee Brown continues.  All are welcome.

Sunday, February 25, 2018, The Second Sunday in Lent
8:30 am    Holy Eucharist, Rite I, a quiet service with no music
9:45 am    ACE: “A Journey with Luke” in Upper Skiles Hall
11:00 am  Holy Eucharist, Rite Iwith hymnody and music
12:00 pm  Fellowship and Refreshments in Skiles Hall


March for Diapers

Episcopal Church Women (ECW) is sponsoring "March for Diapers" in conjunction with the Children's Council of Watauga County, a 2017 Valle Country Fair grant recipient.  Through March, ECW asks you to bring donated disposable diapers of any size to Skiles Hall.  Please leave them in the vestibule.