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Worship Information

Holy Cross Welcomes You!

Here is our Summer, 2020 Newsletter.

COVID-19 Response:
In cooperation with the Governor’s directive and that of our Bishop, be advised that
SUSPENDED through JULY 19.
Watch for announcements concerning possible Outdoor Services later this month.

The CHURCH remains OPEN for prayer and reflection just as our
MISSION and MINISTRY to the greater community CONTINUES.

Thank you for understanding.


On Line Giving Is Now Available here or click "Give Online"
in the above Navigation Bar.


Online Worship Opportunities

Compline at 8 pm:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Evening Prayer at 6 pm: Wednesday

Click here to be connected to our live Compline and
Prayer Services offered via "Zoom."
The "Virtual Waiting
Room" opens 30 minutes before each service begins.
(Meeting ID: 889 4311 3582)

Sunday Services at 10 am on "YouTube."

Click here to connect to the Church of the Holy Cross
YouTube Channel (includes Sunday live services at 10 am,
as well as all preceding recorded weekday services).

This Sunday's Worship Leaflet is here.


"Coffee's On!" is virtual!
A gathering hosted by Pan McCaslin - click here Saturdays. 
Meeting ID is: 823 1411 1120

Coffee will be "served" at 10 am!


 Holy Cross is an Episcopal Church and Member of the Diocese of
Western North Carolina.

Sunday Services from Sunday following Labor Day through Sunday prior to Memorial Day weekend at Holy Cross:
8:30 am:
Holy Communion, a quiet service (no music).
11 am:    Holy Communion (with music).
1st Tuesdays, 6:30 pm
      Contemplative worship service of quiet reflection, prayer and song.  
5:30 pm       Quiet Holy Communion & Healing Service.

Office Hours: The office is located in Skiles Hall; our parish administrator's hours are Sunday-Thursday, 9 am to 5 pm.

Summer Schedule of Services Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day:


9 am
    St. John’s Church: Holy Communion with “old-time Gospel style” hymns. Here are directions to St. John's.
11 am   Holy Cross Church: Traditional Holy Communion Service with hymns. Here are directions to Holy Cross.
(Please note healing ministers are present on first and third Sundays each month to pray with you as you desire.)

1st Tuesdays of the Month:  

6:30 pm   St. John’s Church, Contemplative worship services during summer months.

5:30 pm   Holy Cross: Quiet Holy Communion & Healing Service (no music).

The Sacrament of Reconciliation: 
This Sacrament is offered at any time by appointment. Please contact the Rector directly at (828) 963-4609 ext. 22.

Read the  June, 2020 Newsletter.

To read sermons, visit "Sermons" in the navigation bar above.

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


This Sunday

 Please see the top of this page for updated information regarding Worship and Services during COVID-19 outbreak.


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 11 am:










Prayers of
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Coming Up:

Next Week



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 the Choir Room.  Simply fill them with the items listed on the bag and return it to the Choir Room (under the bell tables) on the date listed on the bag.  Thank you!