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7/27/14 Announcements


7/24/2014 by Kate Valley

 WHAT's HAPPENING

A Big Holy Cross Thank You
to Dabbie Bowron for sharing her gift of music with us this morning!
 
We celebrate with Rod & Ronnie Kiefer:
“We are grandparents of a baby boy: Marcellus Dean Casanova, born at 7:54 am July 17, 2014. He was 6 lb. 6 oz., 18 inches long, with dark hair and a cleft chin like his ...

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7/20/14 Announcements


7/17/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 

A Big Holy Cross Thank You

to Dabbie Bowron for sharing her gift of music with us this morning!
 

We have more graduates to announce!

Ryan Littell, son of Kristi and Ed Littell, (grandparents Bob and Carole Kehl) graduated from San Jose State University on May 24, 2014 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in ...

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7/13/14 Announcements


7/10/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 

Thank you to those who volunteered to sing in the Intergenerational Choir today. There were many who wanted to sing, but were away, so look for this group to sing again soon. Maybe you could even join in with them!
 
We celebrate with The Jurgensen Family
For the birth of their daughter, Naomi Irene Jurgensen, ...

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7.6.14 Announcements


7/3/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening


If you have a musical gift that you would like to share, please see Susan Peterson to sign up for summer music slots, or call her at 925-829-6215.
 
FISH Groups Forming Soon! Come join a FISH group and get to know more folks at Holy Cross! Gloria Wallace is gathering names for the July - December Fellowship In Someone&...

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6/29/14 Announcements


6/27/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

A Note from Becky Gann:
Dear Holy Cross Members: I am doing very well. Thank you for the cards, the phone calls, prayers and concerns. Jesus is my healer and prayer & laying on of hands is my therapy. I have great peace and faith.
Love & Hugs – Becky
 
Please join us in offering our THANKS and GRATITUDE to...

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6/22/14 Announcements


6/19/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

A Holy Cross Big Round of Applause – Thank you to Gryphon Kumfert for sharing his gift of music with us today!
 
Summer Music – Summer is just around the corner. If you have a musical gift that you would like to share, please see Susan Peterson to sign up for summer music slots, or call her at 925-829-6215
&...

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6/15/14 Announcements


6/12/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening


 
Thank you to all who walked and all who contributed to this year’s Crop Walk. When all the pledges come in, Holy Cross will have collected over $500, $125 of which will go to Open Heart Kitchen and $375 to hunger causes worldwide.  This Sunday there will be someone in the narthex to collect on your pledge ...

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6/8/14 Announcements


6/5/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening


Parking Lot Paving – The parking lots will be paved this week Wednesday through Friday. If you need to be at the church property, you will need to park on the street and enter at the very west side of the grounds near the Parish Hall. You’ll need to “rough it” through the plants and then onto the ...

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6/1/14 Announcements


5/30/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 
Congratulations to Rebecca, Madelyn, and Charly on their first communion.  Following the service, please join the girls and their families for cake in the Parish Hall. 
 
The Rose on the Organ is in celebration of John and Marilyn Carstensen’s third great grandchild, Carsten Raymond Mallery.  ...

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5/25/14 Announcements


5/22/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 
Join us in the Music Room after service for a special guest speaker. Grab your treat and a cup of coffee and take a seat to hear Marsha McInnis enlighten us on the subject of Mental Health. She is here from NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). See her bio on the bulletin insert.
 
Summer Music – ...

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5/18/14 Announcements


5/15/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 
This years Crop Walk will be held on June 7.  It will begin at 9:00 am at Amador High School in Pleasanton. Open Heart Kitchen will receive 25% of the profits. The remaining 75% will be distributed to hunger causes worldwide. You may pick up a sponsor sheet in the narthex. If you are unable to walk, please ...

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5/11/14 Announcements


5/8/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

Summer Music – Summer is just around the corner. If you have a musical gift that you would like to share, please see Susan Peterson to sign up for summer music slots, or call her at 925-829-6215.
 
This years Crop Walk will be held on June 7.  It will begin at 9:00 am at Amador High School in Pleasanton. Open ...

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5/4/14 Announcements


5/1/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

DID YOU KNOW? Holy Cross Lutheran Church has a Care Ministry team.  As part of this team we have a group of volunteers who are happy to offer rides to those who need a way to get to an appointment, pick up prescriptions, and run errands, or bring you to church.  Are you someone who could use this service?  If ...

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4/27/14 Announcements


4/24/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 
DID YOU KNOW? Holy Cross Lutheran Church has a Care Ministry team.  As part of this team we have a group of volunteers who are happy to offer rides to those who need a way to get to an appointment, pick up prescriptions, and run errands, or bring you to church.  Are you someone who could use this service?&...

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4/13/14 Announcements


4/10/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 
The Adult Forum Today is the last week for "Making Sense of the Cross". The topic is Event and Experience. Grab a cup of coffee after service and head over to the music room for this lively dialogue!
 
Easter Sunday Breakfast will be served by our Senior High Youth and they need your help. Please sign up...

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4/6/14 Announcements


4/3/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

The Adult Forum will be using a 6 week study called "Making Sense of the Cross"
Grab a cup of coffee after service and head over to the music room for this lively dialogue during Lent!
 
                    TODAY:&...

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3/30/14 Announcements


3/27/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

A big Holy Cross Thank You to Andrea Marie for joining us today. She will be educating us on her ministry at Calvary Chapel Montreal, Disarm The Dark, an abolition collective moving toward the prevention of trafficking in persons and the provision of sustainable outcomes. She will share with us the basics of human trafficking...

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3/23/14 Announcements


3/20/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening


TODAY Come join the Annual HCLS Ice Cream Social and Open House from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm we will be having games, raffles, a bounce house, face painting, classroom visits, hot dogs and, of course, ice cream!
 
 
The Adult Forum will be using a 6 week study called "Making Sense of the Cross"
Grab a ...

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3/16/14 Announcements


3/13/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening


Come join the Annual HCLS Ice Cream Social and Open House! NEXT SUNDAY from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm we will be having games, raffles, a bounce house, face painting, classroom visits, hot dogs and, of course, ice cream!
 
LifeKeys “Discover Who You Are” –Every Wednesday night in lent, join us for a ...

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3/9/14 Announcements


3/8/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

LifeKeys “Discover Who You Are” – Starting This Wednesday, March 12th, join us for a meal at 7:00 pm followed by the program. Find out who you are and where you fit best in God's Kingdom through stories, self-tests, and other easy-to-use exercises. You'll see your talents, spiritual gifts, and much ...

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3/2/14 Announcements


2/27/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening


TODAY after service, Rebecca Taylor from Livermore will share her Haitian experiences, stories and photos with the Holy Cross family during the Adult Forum at 11:00 am.  Rebecca has travelled and volunteered in Haiti almost ten times, and she is a “consistent adult” for teenagers living at an orphanage in ...

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2/23/14 Announcements


2/20/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

A Big Holy Cross
“Thank You”
to Dabbie Bowron
for providing the communion music today
on her Celtic Harp

 

Meals on Wheels – There is a great need for volunteers! There are opportunities to help once a week, every other week or once a month. For more information call Jennifer at 925-931-5385. There is a ...

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2/16/14 Announcements


2/13/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 
Big Band Dinner/Dance – LAST CHANCE! Tickets are on sale TODAY after service. Come and join us for a wonderful gathering.
 
Date: Saturday February 22nd
Time: 6:00 pm
Price: $18 per person
Food: Catered by Tequila’s Taqueria
Music: Nightlife
 
 
Meals on Wheels – There is a great need for ...

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2/9/14 Announcements


2/6/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 
 
The Annual Congregation
Meeting & Luncheon
is TODAY after service!

 
 
Big Band Dinner/Dance – Tickets are on sale today after service and next Sunday. Come and join us for a wonderful gathering.
 
Date: Saturday February 22nd
Time: 6:00 pm
Price: $18 per person
Food: Catered by Tequila’s
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2/2/14 Announcements


1/30/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 
Our Visitation Care Ministry is available for you! If you would like to have someone come to you for a visit, or know of someone who would love company, contact our Care Ministers! This week’s Care Minister is –
 
               &...

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1/26/14 Announcements


1/23/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening


Our Visitation Care Ministry is available for you! If you would like to have someone come to you for a visit, or know of someone who would love company, contact our Care Ministers! This week’s Care Minister is –
 
                &...

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1/19/14 Announcements


1/16/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

Our Visitation Care Ministry is available for you! If you would like to have someone come to you for a visit, or know of someone who would love company, contact our Care Ministers! This week’s Care Minister is –

                 &...

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1/12/14 Announcements


1/9/2014 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 
Our Visitation Care Ministry is available for you! If you would like to have someone come to you for a visit, or know of someone who would love company, contact our Care Ministers! This week’s Care Minister is –
                &...

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1/5/14 Announcements


1/2/2014 by Kate Valley

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12/29/13 Announcements


12/27/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 
 
A big thank you to our musical guests today,
Muriel Haupt and Liz Martin
Thank you for making our service
sound so beautiful!
 
 
Our Visitation Care Ministry is available for you! If you would like to have someone come to you for a visit, or know of someone who would love company, contact our Care Ministers!...

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12/22/13 Announcements


12/19/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

“Mesi ampil” – Thank you for your support of the St. Joseph School for Boys in Haiti! Holy Cross raised $346 through the recent artwork and coffee sales!
 
Our Visitation Care Ministry is available for you! If you would like to have someone come to you for a visit, or know of someone who would love company...

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12/15/13 Announcements


12/12/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 
Our Visitation Care Ministry is available for you! If you would like to have someone come to you for a visit, or know of someone who would love company, contact our Care Ministers! This week’s Care Minister is – Kathy Brooks 449-4252  akbrooks@comcast.net
 
 “Jwaye Nwel” – a ...

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12/8/13 Announcements


12/5/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening


Our Visitation Care Ministry is available for you! If you would like to have someone come to you for a visit, or know of someone who would love company, contact our Care Ministers! This week’s Care Minister is – Art Alm (925) 443-7098  apalm2003@comcast.net
 
To my church family at Holy Cross- I would like ...

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12/1/13 Announcements


11/27/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

Our Visitation Care Ministry is available for you! If you would like to have someone come to you for a visit, or know of someone who would love company, contact our Care Ministers! This week’s Care Minister is –
 
                &...

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11/24/13 Announcements


11/21/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

Our Visitation Care Ministry is available for you! If you would like to have someone come to you for a visit, or know of someone who would love company, contact our Care Ministers! This week’s Care Minister is –

                 &

...

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11/17/13 Announcements


11/14/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 
 
Our Visitation Care Ministry is available for you! If you would like to have someone come to you for a visit, or know of someone who would love company, contact our Care Ministers! This week’s Care Minister is –
               &...

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11/10/13 Announcements


11/7/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

A BIG HOLY CROSS THANK YOU
to Scott May for sharing his musical gifts with us this morning.
 

To the Congregation - Thank you, thank you for supporting our Crafty Ladies bazaar.  Again this year, we had a successful event due to the great support we had from members of Holy Cross and our community.  We had a lot of...

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11/3/13 Announcements


10/31/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening


A BIG HOLY CROSS THANK YOU
to Scott May for sharing his musical gifts with us this morning.

 
Our Visitation Care Ministry is available for you! If you would like to have someone come to you for a visit, or know of someone who would love company, contact our Care Ministers! This week’s Care Minister is –
Barbara ...

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10/27/13 Announcements


10/24/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 
Our Visitation Care Ministry is available for you! If you would like to have someone come to you for a visit, or know of someone who would love company, contact our Care Ministers! This week’s Care Minister is –
Ann Luekens  aluekens@gmail.com  925-735-1510
 
A BIG HOLY CROSS THANK YOU to Mona ...

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10/20/13 Announcements


10/17/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 
Our Visitation Care Ministry is available for you! If you would like to have someone come to you for a visit, or know of someone who would love company, contact our Care Ministers! This week’s Care Minister is –
Art Alm  925-443-7098, apalm2003@comcast.net
 
Learning Lab - Today we will explore ...

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10/13/13 Announcements


10/10/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening


Our Visitation Care Ministry is available for you! If you would like to have someone come to you for a visit, or know of someone who would love company, contact our Care Ministers! This week’s Care Minister is –
Kathy Brooks - (925) 449-4252 - akbrooks@comcast.net
 
TODAY after service – come help clean up ...

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10/6/13 Announcements


10/3/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 
Our Visitation Care Ministry is up and running! If you would like to have someone come to you for a visit, or know of someone who would love company, contact our Care Ministers! This week’s Care Ministers are –
Barbara Bell 925-447-7231, bbell1242@sbcglobal.net and
Kathy Brooks 925-449-4252 akbrooks@comcast.net...

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9/29/13 Announcements


9/26/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 
Our Visitation Care Ministry is up and running! If you would like to have someone come to you for a visit, or know of someone who would love company, contact our Care Ministers! This week’s Care Ministers are –
                &...

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9/22/13 Announcements


9/19/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 

A big Holy Cross “Thank You”
To Charles Peterson
For sharing his gift of music
With us this morning!

 
Congregational Picnic – When? TODAY. Where? Mocho Park! After church service on the 22nd, come join all. Fellowship will be providing food and drinks for the event, so all you have to bring is yourself...

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9/15/13 Announcements


9/12/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

A big Holy Cross “Thank You”
To Bob Olness & Bev Faure
For sharing their gift of music
With us this morning!

 
Congregational Picnic – When? Sunday, September 22nd. Where? Mocho Park! After church service on the 22nd, come join all. Fellowship will be providing food and drinks for the event, so all you ...

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9/8/13 Announcements


9/5/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening
 

 

A big Holy Cross “Thank You”
To Muriel Haupt
& Liz Martin
For sharing their gift of music
With us this morning!

 
New FISH Groups- (Fellowship In Someone’s Home) forming for September – December. There will be a “FISH representative” available after service today for sign ups....

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8/25/13 Announcements


8/23/2013 by Kate Valley

           What’s Happening

 
A big Holy Cross “Thank You”
Quincy Kumfert
& Denica Bellucci
For sharing their gift of music
With us this morning!

 
Recruiting Singers for Choir and Music Team - These groups can always use more members.  If singing is one of your gifts, ...

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8/18/13 Announcements


8/15/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 

A big Holy Cross “Thank You”
Barbara Zinser
& Drake Bellucci
For sharing their gift of music
With us this morning!

 
Recruiting Singers for Choir and Music Team - These groups can always use more members.  If singing is one of your gifts, why not come and join us.  Music Team Rehearses on ...

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8/4/13 Announcements


8/1/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 

A big Holy Cross “Thank You”
To Liz Martin
& Susan Peterson
For sharing their gift of music
With us this morning!

 

Calling All Hands on Deck! With the overwhelming response and success of WOW!, we need more adults and teens to help out. We are specifically looking for adults who can act as guides for the...

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7/28/13 Announcements


7/25/2013 by Kate Valley

7/28/13 Announcements

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7/21/13 Announcements


7/18/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 

A big Holy Cross “Thank You”
To Susan, Charles & Sarah Peterson
For sharing their gift of music
With us this morning!

 

Calling All Hands on Deck! With the overwhelming response and success of WOW!, we need more adults and teens to help out. We are specifically looking for adults who can act as guides for...

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7/14/13 Announcements


7/11/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 
A big Holy Cross “Thank You”
To Melanie Bentley & Scott May
 
And to Don & Tim Kennedy
For sharing their gift of music.
 
 
TODAY - Learn How to Be a Care Minister – Join Pastor Mark after worship today in the music room to learn more about the Care Minister Ministry, which begins in the...

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7/7/13 Announcements


7/5/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 
A big Holy Cross “Thank You”
To Muriel Haupt
For sharing her gift of music.
 
 
TODAY - Adult Mentor – Join Pastor John after worship today in the music room to learn more about the Adult Mentor Ministry, which begins in the fall. Details coming in the Crossroads or you can ask Pastor John.
 
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6/23/13 Announcements


6/20/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening
 
A big Holy Cross “Thank You”
To Gryphon Kumfert
For sharing his gift of music.
 
 
Wednesday night WOW! July 3rd from 6-7 pm right here is a pilot spiritual formation project for children ages preschool – 5th grade. A meal will be available at 6, and the learning will begin at 6:30 and end at 7:30....

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6/16/13 Announcements


6/14/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening
 


Happy Father's Day!

 
“Those who honor their father
will have joy in their own children,
and when they pray they will be heard.”
 
Sirach 3:5

 
VBS REMINDERS! – We are getting so excited for the 2013 VBS Kingdom Rock adventure! Here are some dates to remember:
Thurs., June 20 7:00 pm
...

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6/9/13 Announcements


6/6/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 

Holy Cross Members Help at Open Heart Kitchen the first Wednesday of every month from 2:00 to 6:30 pm.  If there are enough volunteers, the time is divided into two shifts.  To accomplish this a few more volunteers are needed.  If you can help, even occasionally, please contact Audrey Sato @ rasato64@att.

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6/2/13 Announcements


5/31/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening
 
Summer Music
– Summer is just around the corner. If you have a musical gift that you would like to share, please see Susan Peterson to sign up for summer music slots, or call her at 925-829-6215.
 
Graduation Announcements – Please submit your graduation announcements to Kate in the church office or via ...

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5/26/13 Announcements


5/23/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

 

Please give a big Holy Cross Welcome to
Dublin's Resurrection Lutheran Church Sanctuary Choir
and their director, Rob Lappa.
The choirs are joining together today to celebrate
Holy Trinity and the gift of music.

 
 
Summer Music – Summer is just around the corner. If you have a musical gift that you would ...

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5/19/13 Announcements


5/16/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

Summer Music – Summer is just around the corner. If you have a musical gift that you would like to share, please see Susan Peterson to sign up for summer music slots, or call her at 925-829-6215.
 
HCLS Summer School – It’s time again for HCLS’ summer program for preschoolers. Summer School takes ...

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4/28/13 Announcements


4/25/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

HCLC Capital Improvement Update presentation/discussion - Next Sunday, May 5. What is the status of the new air conditioners/furnaces? When is the roof leak above the narthex going to be fixed? What is the status of phase II of our Capital Improvement Project? If you are wondering what the answers are to these questions, ...

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4/21/13 Announcements


4/18/2013 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening
 
Adult Sunday School Group TODAY – We end the six-week discussion on Spring of Christian Life: Understanding the Faith Journey of Younger Adults with “Developing Faith Amid Questions.” We’ll look at a snapshot of faith from the book of james, discuss what brings happiness to our lives and dig into ...

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4/14/13 Announcements


4/11/2013 by Kate Valley
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What’s Happening
 
Adult Sunday School Group TODAY –Spring of Christian Life: Understanding the Faith Journey of Younger Adults continues in the Music Room at 11:00 am with Session Five “Another day, another dollar – Is that all there is?” – a topic about vocation. The session begins with “Food for the ...

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4/7/13 Announcements


4/4/2013 by Kate Valley
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What’s Happening
 

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! An epic adventure awaits the week of June 24th through June 28th from 9am to noon. VBS 2013 registration has begun. Holy Cross will host 150 children to Kingdom Rock Where Kids Stand Strong for God. Please volunteer to be a part of this royal week. We need Kingdom Crew leaders (adult guides and teen ...

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3/31/13 Announcements


3/28/2013 by Kate Valley
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What’s Happening
 

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! An epic adventure awaits the week of June 24th through June 28th from 9am to noon. VBS 2013 registration has begun. Holy Cross will host 150 children to Kingdom Rock Where Kids Stand Strong for God. Please volunteer to be a part of this royal week. We need Kingdom Crew leaders (adult guides and teen ...

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3/24/13 Announcements


3/21/2013 by Kate Valley
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WHAT’S HAPPENING

 
Altar Flower donators are needed for April 14 and April 28. Please sign up on the calendar in the narthex to fill in the spots!
 
The Adult Sunday school group today – “God’s Gift of Sexuality” – the third session in the LifeCrossings discussion series Spring of Christian Life: ...

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3/17/13 Announcements


3/15/2013 by Kate Valley
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WHAT’S HAPPENING
 

TODAY - HCLS Annual Ice Cream Social – Join HCLS for our Ice Cream Social today at noon. We will have a basket raffle, hot dogs, ice cream, and fun games to play. This is a great opportunity to support our school, have fun and get to know some of the families at Holy Cross School!
 
The Adult Sunday school group...

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3/10/13 Announcements


3/7/2013 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING
 
TODAY! Living Into the Future Together (LIFT) Potluck and Focused Conversation – The conversation that began this year on January 13, picks up where it left off. Join us today after service for L.I.F.T., part 2, where we’ll continue to uncover and discover what God has been working in us, and what God is now ...

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3/3/13 Announcements


2/28/2013 by Kate Valley

                     WHAT’S HAPPENING
 
“The Bible” is an epic five-week, 10-hour television mini-series premiering tonight, March 3, 2013 on the History Channel from Emmy-Award winning husband and wife team, Mark Burnett and...

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2/24/13 Announcements


2/21/2013 by Kate Valley

                     WHAT’S HAPPENING

 
 
The adult Sunday school group will resume regular meetings after Sunday morning service starting March 3. We will use the book series The Seasons of Christian Life written by Dick and Judy ...

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2/17/13 Announcements


2/14/2013 by Kate Valley

                     WHAT’S HAPPENING

 
 
The adult Sunday school group will resume regular meetings after Sunday morning service starting March 3. We will use the book series The Seasons of Christian Life written by Dick and Judy ...

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2/10/13 Announcements


2/7/2013 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING

The fellowship group, lifeTogether (formally known as "family fellowship")has been meeting monthly in the fellowship hall on a Friday night from 6-8 pm with a potluck and discussion. Childcare is provided. Last month we
started a resource called "Animate Faith", which uses a short video presentation to...

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2/3/13 Announcemnts


1/31/2013 by Kate Valley

                           WHAT’S HAPPENING
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1/27/13 Announcements


1/25/2013 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING
 
HCLS Registration –
Are you looking for a preschool or Junior Kindergarten program for your child? Registration for our 2013-2014 school year is January 30th for church members and alumni families. Our lottery for open enrollment is February 4th. We offer Preschool and Junior Kindergarten programs in both the ...

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1/20/13 Announcements


1/17/2013 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING
 
A big “Thank You” to everyone for your prayers over the last year.
 
I would like to tell everyone how grateful we are for your prayers and to God for answering them. Miriam is doing fine and I am almost back to the usual aches and pains of the upper middle aged person that I am. –
...

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1/13/13 Announcements


1/10/2013 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING
 
TODAY IS THE DAY! Come one and all to the Pot Luck after service! Come to hear what’s up-and-coming during a short congregational meeting and then join in on the fun of the new FISH groups being formed.
 
2013 Altar Flower Calendar
is now posted in the narthex. Choose your date(s) and take a form to ...

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1/6/13 Announcements


1/3/2013 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING
 
The monthly meetings of the Prayer Shawl Ministry at Holy Cross resume on January 12, 2013. We meet on the 2nd Saturday of each month, from 9:30 -11 a.m. in the music room. All skill levels of knitters and crocheters are welcome, from beginner to advanced. For those who sew, we have a book of patterns you might find ...

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12/30/12 Announcements


12/27/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING
 

Livermore Homeless Refuge help needed - – Our church is sponsoring the LHR during the 2012 – 2013 winter season. They are open Monday – Friday when the temperature falls below 40 degrees or there is a 20% chance of rain. They’ll be here from 6 pm – 7 am the next day. Our hosting dates ...

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12/23/12 Announcements


12/20/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING
 
Christmas Eve Service – Come celebrate the birth of Christ at our Christmas Eve Services on Monday, December 24th. We will have two services: 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm.
 
 
Bundles of Joy – There is no more precious gift than the birth of an infant. This Christmas season as we celebrate the birth ...

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12/16/12 Announcements


12/13/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING
 
Blue Christmas Service – Tonight at 7:00 pm come and share a service of remembrance and hope with a special “Blue Christmas” service.  Grieving? Lonely? Depressed? Sad? This is a service for anyone who is struggling this Christmas.
 
Christmas Eve Service – Come celebrate the birth...

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12/9/12 Announcements


12/6/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING
 
A great big thank you to
The Children of Holy Cross Lutheran Preschool
and to Liz Martin & Muriel Haupt
for sharing their musical talents with us this morning!
 
Bundles of Joy
– There is no more precious gift than the birth of an infant. This Christmas season as we celebrate the birth of the ...

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11/25/12 Announcements


11/21/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING
 
The Lutheran Magazine, a publication of the ELCA, nurtures awareness of Christ's presence in our lives and the world; shares stories of God's people living their faith, connects us with the global Christian community; provides an open forum for discussion; and challenges us to bring God's grace and care ...

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11/18/12 Announcements


11/15/2012 by Kate Valley

 WHAT’S HAPPENING
 
A big thank you to Scott May
for sharing his musical talents with us this morning!
 
 
The Lutheran Magazine, a publication of the ELCA, nurtures awareness of Christ's presence in our lives and the world; shares stories of God's people living their faith, connects us with the global ...

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11/11/12 Announcements


11/8/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING

A big thank you to

Muriel Haupt and Liz Martin

for sharing their musical talents

with us this morning!

 

Crafty Ladies would like to thank everyone in the congregation for supporting our holiday bazaar.  Again this year, we had a successful event due to the great support

...

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11/4/12 Announcements


11/1/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING
 

REMINDER – Lunch and a Movie for the Genesis group (3rd – 5th graders) is on Saturday, November 17th. Contact Sharon Lemmon with questions – 454-9876.
 
 
Livermore Homeless Refuge help needed – Our church is sponsoring the LHR during the 2012 – 2013 winter season. They ...

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10/28/12 Announcements


10/25/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING

 

Reformation Sunday Potluck – Today after service, all are welcome to join us to celebrate Reformation Sunday with a potluck gathering!

Crafty Ladies has been making items for our bazaar since 1973.  At our annual Crafty Ladies Holiday Bazaar, you will find an unusual

...

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10/21/12 Announcements


10/19/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING

 

Crafty Ladies has been making items for our bazaar since 1973.  At our annual Crafty Ladies Holiday Bazaar, you will find an unusual assortment of “must-have” items and gifts for the home or that hard-to-please person.  Items you won’t find elsewhere, you might find at our bazaar. 

...

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10/14/12 Announcements


10/11/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT'S HAPPENING


Capital Campaign
2012 Update - GREAT NEWS!!! To date we have received commitments for over ½ of the panels required to complete the financial portion of the project. In addition, cash receipts amounting to over $41,000 have been received.

 

All of this has been done with participation of about ¼

...

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10/7/12 Announcements


10/4/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING


NEW LITURGY - Today we begin using the Setting 6 liturgy from the ELW hymnal. This a gospel setting of the liturgy that was written by James Capers, a Lutheran pastor, musician and author who was instrumental in the creation of the Lutheran Hymnal, "This Far By Faith". In that publication, the liturgy that we ...

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9/30/12 Announcements


9/27/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING

Don’t miss the picnic! Let’s beat the heat and start at 11:30. It’s too hot to bbq, so Fellowship will provide small sandwiches, drinks and dessert. All you need to bring is a side dish and your lawn chairs! See you all there!

Pace for Peace, the Tri-Valley Haven’s annual 5K walk/run will be ...

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9/23/12 Announcements


9/20/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING

From Here to Community - Please join us for a bible study journey to experience how a gathering of individuals becomes a community. This 12-week study is being held in the Music Room during the Sunday school hour and is led by Eric and Adrianne Jurgensen. If you missed last week, please come, there are plenty of extra ...

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9/16/12 Announcements


9/13/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING


Get your play clothes on! Sunday, September 30th is the day for our Mocho Park Potluck at 11:30. Dress casually for worship so that you can be ready for the fun! There will be fellowship, food, games, and laughter. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket along with your food item to share. Look for a sign-up sheet in mid-...

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9/9/12 Announcements


9/6/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING

A big thank you to Bob Olness & Bev Faure for sharing his musical gifts with us this morning!

We are having fun with our FISH groups (Fellowship In Someone's Home). Please join us for our next FISH potluck to kick off our new groups from September through December TODAY Sunday, September 9th at 5:00 we will meet ...

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9/2/12 Announcements


8/30/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING

A big thank you to Scott May for sharing his musical gifts with us this morning!

We are having fun with our FISH groups (Fellowship In Someone's Home). Please join us for our next FISH potluck to kick off our new groups from September through December.
Sunday, September 9th at 5:00 we will meet in the Parish Hall. If ...

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8/26/12 Announcements


8/23/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING

A big thank you to Pastor John for sharing his musical gifts with us this morning!

We are having fun with our FISH groups
(Fellowship In Someone's Home). Please join us for our next FISH potluck to kick off our new groups from September through December.
Sunday, September 9th at 5:00 we will meet in the Parish Hall. ...

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819/12 Announcements


8/16/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING

A big thank you to Muriel Haupt and Liz Martin for sharing their musical gifts with us this morning!

We are having fun with our FISH groups (Fellowship In Someone's Home). Please join us for our next FISH potluck to kick off our new groups from September through December. Sunday, September 9th at 5:00 we will ...

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8/12/12 Announcements


8/9/2012 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening


Back to School Blessing! Join Pastor John as we kick off the school year with a back to school blessing.
When? NEXT Sunday, August 19th at the 9:30 a.m. service. Students, pre-school through adults, bring your backpacks or lunch boxes to worship service to be blessed for this new year of learning and studying!


...

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7/29/12 Announcements


7/26/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT'S HAPPENING
Thank you to everyone for all your cards, prayers, condolences and the flowers.
I appreciate your thoughts and love. Bess Ban

A big round of applause to our Youth for sharing their talents and experiences with us this morning!

Congratulations! The rose on the organ is to celebrate Ed & Diane Yang becoming ...

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7/22/12 Announcements


7/19/2012 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

Keep our youth in your prayers! Pray for the 10 returning members from New Orleans on Monday, July 23rd. Then join them in worship next week to hear their mission report. After worship we will celebrate with cake and punch!

Do you have high cholesterol or high blood pressure? Have members of your family suffered from ...

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7/15/12 Announcements


7/12/2012 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

The musicians work hard each week to provide music for our worship services. Thank you in advance for your participation during congregational singing and your quiet attentiveness during the groups' preludes and anthems.

The backpacks are here! Community Care giving is sponsoring the backpack project again this year. ...

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July 8, 2012


7/5/2012 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening


A big thank you to Liz Martin for sharing her musical gifts with us today!

The musicians work hard each week to provide music for our worship services. Thank you in advance for your participation during congregational singing and your quiet attentiveness during the groups' preludes and anthems.

The backpacks ...

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Announcements


7/3/2012 by Kate Valley

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6/24/2012 Announcements


6/21/2012 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening
A special thank you to Dave Olson for sharing his wonderful music talents with us today!

LIFT Congregational Vitality Questionnaire - Holy Cross was recently identified by the Sierra Pacific Synod as an ELCA congregation committed to vital ministry in the 21st century. As part of a new ELCA initiative called LIFT (...

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6/17/12 Announcements


6/15/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT'S HAPPENING

The musicians of the Sanctuary Choir and Music Team work hard each week to provide music for our worship services. Thank you in advance for your participation during congregational singing and your quiet attentiveness during the groups' preludes and anthems.


Blood is in short supply. Please help, if you are able, by ...

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06/03/12 Announcements


6/1/2012 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

Last Chance for BBQ! TODAY is the last day to reserve your dinners for the Texas Roadhouse BBQ. The Youth will get $6 from each meal! For $13 per plate the dinner includes Pulled pork, Ribs, Baked beans, Cole slaw and bread with honey cinnamon butter. YUMMY! Pick up will be this coming Wednesday, June 6th from 4- 6 pm in
...

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5/27/12 Announcements


5/25/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT'S HAPPENING

It’s time once again for STUMP THE PASTOR! During Sundays in June, kids are invited to bring an item in a bag to share with Pastor John. He’ll do his best to turn the object into a children’s message. If he can’t, then he’ll have a special prize for the child who stumps him.

Graduations – ...

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5/20/12 Announcements


5/18/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING

The musicians of the Sanctuary Choir and Music Team work hard each week to provide music for our worship services. Thank you in advance for your participation during congregational singing and your quiet attentiveness during the groups' preludes and anthems.

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who came and played BINGO with ...

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5/13/12 Announcements


5/11/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING
The musicians of the Sanctuary Choir and Music Team work hard each week to provide music for our worship services. Thank you in advance for your participation during congregational singing and your quiet attentiveness during the groups' preludes and anthems.

Are your ready for VBS? Are you ready for a wild and crazy ...

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5/6/12 Announcements


5/3/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING
The musicians of the Sanctuary Choir and Music Team work hard each week to provide music for our worship services. Thank you in advance for your participation during congregational singing and your quiet attentiveness during the groups' preludes and anthems.

Are your ready for VBS? Are you ready for a wild and crazy ...

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4/29/12 Announcements


4/30/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING
Special Thanks to our soloists, Jan Wolery, Eric Jurgenson and Dave Olson and to our flautist, Charles Peterson.

5th Sunday Potluck – Come join us for a potluck following service TODAY!

Spiritual Formation – will resume next week so we can all enjoy the Potluck!

Are your ready for VBS? Are you ready ...

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April 22, 2012 Announcements


4/19/2012 by Kate Valley

Are your ready for VBS? Are you ready for a wild and crazy time June 25 – 29? We can use YOU! What do you like to do? Get messy? Sing? Be an escort service from site to site? What do YOU want to do for VBS? Have you signed up your child for VBS? There are two ways to register: on-line at www.holycrosslivermore.org or the "paper way"...

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April 15, 2012 Announcements


4/13/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT'S HAPPENING

Are your ready for VBS?
Are you ready for a wild and crazy time June 25 – 29?
We can use YOU!
What do you like to do? Get messy? Sing? Be an escort service from site to site?
What do YOU want to do for VBS?
Have you signed up your child for VBS?
There are two ways to register: on-line at www....

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4/1/12 Announcements


3/30/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING

Vacation Bible School is FAST APPROACHING & WE NEED YOU!
During the week of June 25 – 29, we will be learning about Daniel and his captivity. In the coming weeks we will have a VBS shopping/wish list in the narthex posted so you can help with this awesome annual community event. If you cannot make it during the
...

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3/25/12 Announcements


3/22/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING

Vacation Bible School is FAST APPROACHING & WE NEED YOU! During the week of June 25 – 29, we will be learning about Daniel and his captivity. In the coming weeks we will have a VBS shopping/wish list in the narthex posted so you can help with this awesome annual community event. If you cannot make it during the ...

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3/18/12 Announcements


3/15/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING

HCLS Annual Ice Cream Social – Join HCLS for our Ice Cream Social TODAY. The fun begins at noon. We will have a basket raffle, auction items, hot dogs, ice cream, and fun games to play. This is a great opportunity to support our school and to have fun and get to know some of the families at Holy Cross School!

...

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3/11/12 Announcements


3/9/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING
Join us this Wednesday evening at 6 pm as two college students from Haiti - Daphnee Charles, agronomy major and Jean-Baptiste Theodule , medical student - speak to us about their experience in Haiti. We will share a meal at 6 pm, followed by a forum where we get to know Daphnee and Jean-Baptiste. Both students come to us ...

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3/4/12 Announcements


3/1/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING

HCLC HS YOUTH ARE RAISING THE DOUGH! They will be having a fundraiser at Melo’s Pizza and Pasta. This Thursday, March 8 from 11 am – 9pm come and have some fun. Dine in or take out. Melo’s will donate 20% of proceeds to our youth! Pick up a flyer in the narthex and online at www.holycrosslivermore.org ...

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2/26/12 Announcements


2/24/2012 by Kate Valley

WHAT’S HAPPENING

HCLC High School fundraiser – February 26th and 27th, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit will donate 15% of each order that is accompanied by a flyer to the HCLC Youth! Flyers are available in the narthex and online at www.holycrosslivermore.org under the Reach / Events & Fundraiser link. Thank you for supporting HCLC ...

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2/19/12 Announcements


2/16/2012 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening
Ash Wednesday Meal & Service – Please join other Holy Cross family and friends for a light meal at 6:00pm, this Wednesday, February 22nd followed by a teaching series at 7:00 pm in the fellowship hall. The theme of this year’s Lenten formation
is – LIVE EAST.

HCLC High School fundraiser – ...

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2/12/12 Announcements


2/9/2012 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening
Ash Wednesday Meal & Service – Please join other Holy Cross family and friends for a light meal at 6:00pm, on Wednesday, February 22nd followed by service at 7:00 pm in the Sanctuary. During Lent, the people of God will reflect on the meaning of their baptism into Christ's death and resurrection. The sign of ...

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2-5-12 Announcements


2/2/2012 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

Super Sub Sunday is here! Subs will be ready for pick up after service TODAY! Thank you for all who participated in supporting Youth events!

The Sweetheart Dinner/Dance, hosted by the HCLC Youth Ministry, will be held NEXT Saturday night, February 11. Come with your sweetie to enjoy music by the Tri Valley Big Band, eat...

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1/29/2012 Announcements


1/26/2012 by Kate Valley

The FISH Potluck is TODAY! Groups will be formed at the kick-off potluck TODAY at 5:00 pm in the fellowship hall. Members with the last name starting with A – L can bring an entrée and M – Z a side dish or salad. Drinks and dessert will be provided. We look forward to a great evening!

Super Sub Sunday is coming! Are you ready ...

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1/22/12 Announcements


1/19/2012 by Kate Valley

The FISH Potluck has been postponed one week. Groups will be formed at the kick-off potluck NEXT WEEK, Sunday, January 29th at 5:00 pm in the fellowship hall. Members with the last name starting with A – L can bring an entrée and M – Z a side dish or salad. Drinks and dessert will be provided. We look forward to a great evening!
...

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1-15-12 Announcements


1/12/2012 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

FISH - Do you like to eat? Are you interested in getting to know others from church? Then you may be interested in our upcoming adult fellowship opportunity. It is called - “FISH”, which is short for “Fellowship In Someone’s Home.” Groups will be formed at the kick-off potluck NEXT Sunday at
...

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1/8/12 Announcements


1/6/2012 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening
FISH - Do you like to eat? Are you interested in getting to know others from church? Then you may be interested in our upcoming adult fellowship opportunity. It is called - “FISH”, which is short for “Fellowship In Someone’s Home.” Groups will be formed at the kick-off potluck on Sunday, ...

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1/1/2012 Announcements


12/29/2011 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening
Poinsettias – If you donated one for the Christmas Altar, please take it home today. Ones left in church will be recycled.

FISH - Do you like to eat? Are you interested in getting to know others from church? Then you may be interested in our upcoming adult fellowship opportunity. It is called - “FISH”,...

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12-24 & 12-25 2010 Announcements


12/23/2011 by Kate Valley

Merry Christmas to you all!

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12/18/11 Announcements


12/15/2011 by Kate Valley

Poinsettias – You can bring your poinsettias for decorating the altar for Christmas Eve to church this week through Wednesday .

Bundles of Joy - Gifts for newborns are distributed through the Axis Health Center to new mothers who are without health insurance and are unable to afford all the things a newborn needs. Please place your gifts ...

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12/11/2011 Announcements


12/8/2011 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

COLOR-FULL NOTES – There is a bright piece of paper in the bulletins today. These are to be used to write a note to Pete Timmer. Donna Mapes will be putting them into a Christmas box for him to open up and read all the wonderful notes from his Holy Cross Family. Please hand these to an usher on your way out of ...

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12/4/11 Announcements


12/2/2011 by Kate Valley

What’s Happening

Poinsettias – If you would like to donate a poinsettia for the Christmas altar, please fill out the red form in today’s bulletin and give it to an usher on your way out. You can bring your poinsettias to church the week of December 18th. You can also email your notice to admin@holycrosslivermore.org.

Dickey&...

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11/27/11 Announcements


11/23/2011 by Kate Valley

THANK YOU for helping consolidate the purchase of envelopes for next year. We will be saving about $60.00 thru your efforts. If you have other ways of saving some costs, please let me know. We are always trying to do the best to keep our Church working well to serve our members. Your giving and tracking will still be tracked for your tax purposes. ...

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11/20/11 Announcements


11/18/2011 by Kate Valley

WHAT'S HAPPENING

THANK YOU for helping consolidate the purchase of envelopes for next year. We will be saving about $60.00 thru your efforts. If you have other ways of saving some costs, please let me know. We are always trying to do the best to keep our Church working well to serve our members. Your giving and tracking will still be tracked for...

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11/13/2011 Announcements


11/10/2011 by Kate Valley

A thank you – Words can’t begin to express our thanks and gratitude to our Holy Cross family, who have been there for us during these last few challenging weeks. We have been overwhelmed and blessed with prayers, cards, phone calls, visits, rides, wonderful delicious meals, and beautiful flowers from the altar. All these gifts and acts ...

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11/6/11 Announcements


11/3/2011 by Kate Valley

Today – after the service in the Parish hall – the annual HOLIDAY BAZAAR presented by Crafty Ladies. This is our final day of the bazaar. You can still purchase tickets for the baby doll raffle. Come over to see our items for yourself, for gifts and for your holiday decorating.

Worship Attendance is now being kept via the cards in ...

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10/30/11 Announcements


10/27/2011 by Kate Valley

Worship Attendance is now being kept via the cards in the bulletins. If you didn’t get a bulletin, there are extra cards at the usher’s table in back of the Sanctuary. Please fill it out so we can recognize your attendance! There is also information on the back for HCLC’s upcoming events. Keep Connected!

Boy Scout Eagle Project...

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10/23/2011 Announcements


10/20/2011 by Kate Valley

WEAR RED!!! Reformation Sunday & Martin’s Munch – is Next Sunday! After service next Sunday, we will celebrate our reformation heritage from 11:30 – 2:30. Please fill out the bright pink form to vote for your favorite Lutheran Foods and favorite Hymns and/or Worship songs. The top 5 favorite foods will be revealed on ...

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10/16/2011 Announcements


10/13/2011 by Kate Valley

New Members of HCLC!!! We need your faces! Please strut over to the Parish Hall after service to have your picture taken for our whole Holy Cross family to get to know you better. We will have photographers in there ready for you. It only takes a minute and is pain free! Also, if you didn’t get your picture in the Church Directory last summer...

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10/9/2011 Announcements


10/6/2011 by Kate Valley

Thanks to Liz Martin, Muriel Haupt and Charles Peterson for sharing their musical gifts with us this morning.

HCLS Fall Festival and Chili Cook Off – Join us for a family fun evening on October 19 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Do you have the best chili or pie recipe? Enter your recipe in our chili cook off or pie contest! Complete the ...

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9/25/11 Announcements


9/22/2011 by Kate Valley

Real Money Talk for Women - From balanced spending and family protection to retirement and your legacy, it’s important to understand your finances. Join us for this free 60-minute educational workshop. Thursday, September 29 at 1:00 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1225 Hopyard Road, Pleasanton or at 7:00 pm at Prince of Peace Lutheran ...

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9/18/11 Announcements


9/15/2011 by Kate Valley

The Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet next on October 8th from 9-11 am in the music room. All skill levels of knitters and crocheters are welcome, from beginner to advanced. For those who sew, we have a book of patterns you might find helpful. Come see how this meaningful ministry can make a difference in people’s lives.
For more information,...

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9/11/11 Announcements


9/8/2011 by Kate Valley

TODAY!  Free Pancake Breakfast!
Venture Crew 937 will host a Pancake Breakfast in remembrance of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks and to thank the Holy Cross congregation for providing our meeting place. The menu will include pancakes, sausage, fruit, juice and coffee. The breakfast is free, although donations will be accepted. Donations will be ...

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9/4/11 Announcements


9/1/2011 by Kate Valley

A Service of Prayer for Peace and Unity
September 11, 2011 - 5:00 pm
Asbury United Methodist Church
4743 East Ave.
Livermore, CA 94550

Join Pastor John and others from the Interfaith Community NEXT SUNDAY for a Service of Prayer for Peace and Unity on the tenth anniversary of 9/11. Written prayers are invited to be offered during the service...

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8/28/11 Announcements


8/25/2011 by Kate Valley

A Service of Prayer for Peace and Unity
September 11, 2011 - 5:00 pm
Asbury United Methodist Church
4743 East Ave.
Livermore, CA 94550

Join Pastor John and others from the Interfaith Community for a Service of Prayer for Peace and Unity on the tenth anniversary of 9/11. Written prayers are invited to be offered during the service. A light ...

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8/21/11 Announcements


8/19/2011 by Kate Valley

Special Thanks to Barbara Zinser, Randy Trump and Aaron Wegner, guest trumpeter, for sharing their musical gifts with us today.

First Annual Sunday School Summit - Join Pastor John, Donna Pontau - Sunday School Director, and others for the first annual Sunday School Summit to explore Sunday School, Bible Activity Time, and other children's ...

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8/7/11 Announcements


8/4/2011 by Kate Valley

Sunday School Summit - Join Pastor John, Donna Pontau - Sunday School Director, and others for the first annual Sunday School Summit to explore Sunday School, Bible Activity Time, and other children's ministry endeavors as we move into the new school year, and as we look ahead to 2012 and beyond. We will discuss our current Sunday morning ...

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7/31/11 Announcements


7/28/2011 by Kate Valley

Upcoming Wedding – Save the date – Kathryn Sizemore and Codi Hutchings invite you to share the celebration of their marriage on Saturday, August 13th at 2 pm here at Holy Cross. There will be refreshments following the ceremony. Please RSVP to ksizemor@clunet.edu or 209-483-0084 by August 1st.

Operation SAM (Supporting All Military) ...

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07/24/11 Announcements


7/21/2011 by Kate Valley

A Special Thank You to Bob Olness & Bev Faure for sharing their musical gifts with us this morning.


Bridal Shower - The Kuneli Ladies invite all for Kathryn Sizemore’s shower on July 30th at 11:00 am in the Parish Hall. Please RSVP to Jeanette, Megan or Michelle by TODAY. Kathryn is registered at Macy’s and Amazon.com.


...

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7/17/11 Announcements


7/13/2011 by Kate Valley

A Special Thank You to Muriel Haupt and Liz Martin for sharing their musical gifts with us this morning.

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans “The Sound of Music” is coming to the Bankhead Theater in July. The friends and family offer is 50% off the adult full-price tickets on July 22, 23 and 24. The discount is good over the phone, ...

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7/10/2011 Announcements


7/7/2011 by Kate Valley

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is offering a social opportunity for our members and friends. “The Sound of Music” is coming to the Bankhead Theater in July. The friends and family offer is 50% off the adult full-price tickets on July 22, 23 and 24. The discount is good over the phone, online, and in person using the password “...

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7/3/11 Announcements


6/30/2011 by Kate Valley

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is offering a social opportunity for our members and friends. “The Sound of Music” is coming to the Bankhead Theater in July. This is the 25th anniversary for the show and the Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre is the last community theater in California to get production rights before the Broadway revival.
...

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6/26/11 Announcements


6/24/2011 by Kate Valley

VBS

We had a terrific (or should we say PANDA-riffic) time during VBS Pandamania. Children from pre-school to 5th grade experienced the love of God and learned Bible songs and stories during the week. VBS would not be possible at Holy Cross without the help of countless volunteers. Over 80 volunteers dedicated their time and talents. We had ...

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6/12/11 Announcements


6/9/2011 by Kate Valley

 Congrats Grads!

- Brian Belak graduates from Granada High School and will be attending the University of Chicago in the fall.
- Derek Sereda is graduating from Amador Valley High School and will be attending St. Mary’s College of CA in the fall. Congrats from Mom, Dad & Jason.

- Andrew J. Wright is graduating from Granada ...

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6/5/11 Announcements


6/2/2011 by Kate Valley

Council Voting – Please remember to vote after service today. A table has been set up in the Narthex for this purpose. Vote before or after coffee. Results will be published after Wednesday, June 8.

Pentecost Sunday – Don’t forget to wear red next Sunday to celebrate Pentecost!

Congrats Grads! We’ve received a couple ...

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5/29/11 Announcements


5/26/2011 by Kate Valley

Grad info needed – We would like to acknowledge the graduates of 2011 in the CrossRoads Newsletter. Please send the information on your High School or above graduate to the church office so we can include your student in our congratulations. Email to admin@holycrosslivermore.org or drop it by Kate in the church office.

Summer Music –...

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5/22/11 Announcements


5/19/2011 by Kate Valley

Open Heart Kitchen is in need of volunteers for the 1st Wednesday of each month. We need workers from 2:00 to 6:30 pm (or a portion of that time). We especially need volunteers to come in at 5:30 to help with clean-up. If you are able to help, please contact Audrey Sato or the church office.

Summer Music – It’s that time again. If ...

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5/15/11 Announcements


5/12/2011 by Kate Valley

Seminary Bound - Kathryn Sizemore is going to seminary! It's such a privilege for a congregation to be able to see one of their own make the decision to go to seminary to be a pastor. We get to experience that here at Holy Cross! Kathryn has been such a vibrant presence here at Holy Cross, and now we have the opportunity to support her in her ...

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5/8/11 Announcements


5/6/2011 by Kate Valley

Seminary Bound - Kathryn Sizemore is going to seminary! It's such a privilege for a congregation to be able to see one of their own make the decision to go to seminary to be a pastor. We get to experience that here at Holy Cross! Kathryn has been such a vibrant presence here at Holy Cross, and now we have the opportunity to support her in her ...

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5/1/11 Announcements


4/28/2011 by Kate Valley

Crafty Ladies Luncheon – On Tuesday, May 3, Crafty Ladies will be having their annual luncheon. We will meet at The Railroad Café in Livermore at 11:30 a.m. If any ladies of the congregation would like to join us, we welcome your company. Please call Joyce Correia at 443-6512 if you would like to attend the luncheon or have questions ...

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4/24/11 Announcements


4/22/2011 by Kate Valley

A Special Welcome

We welcome our brothers and partners, The Resurrection Dance Theatre of Haiti (RDTH), as our co-worship leaders this evening. RDTH hails from St. Joseph’s Home for Boys, located in Petionville, Haiti. Not only is St. Joseph’s an incubator of arts-development, it is also an incubator for leadership. St. Joseph’...

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4/17/11 Announcements


4/14/2011 by Kate Valley

Easter Sunday Breakfast – Please join us for the annual Easter Breakfast, sponsored by the Holy Cross Youth and Fellowship. Breakfast will be served in the Parish Hall from 9:30 am – 11:00 am. We are in need of volunteers to prepare an egg dish or fruit salad at home. If you can help, please sigh up in the Narthex following worship.

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4/10/11 Announcements


4/7/2011 by Kate Valley

Easter Egg Hunt – Don’t forget to join the fun and games of our Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday April 23 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am. There will be a light breakfast available and lots of games, crafts and of course the Easter Egg Hunt!

Are you or were you a woman in the military? – Barbara Zinser would like you to give ...

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4/3/11 Announcements


3/31/2011 by Kate Valley

Thank you – to Liz Martin and Muriel Haupt for sharing their gift of music with us today.

Bible Activity Time is in need of more volunteers. This is a short gospel message time for our children during the sermon. We usually share the bible reading of the day and a related story or craft activity for about 15 minutes. You don’t have ...

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3/27/11 Announcements


3/24/2011 by Kate Valley

A Thank You - I would like to thank my Holy Cross family for all of your cards, visits, prayers and the beautiful prayer shawl I received during my recent hospital stay. They meant so much and I know they contributed to my speedy recovery. Susan

Bible Activity Time needs more volunteers. This is a short gospel message time for our children ...

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3/20/11 Announcements


3/17/2011 by Kate Valley

Eagle Project Help - Hi everyone! Thank you very much to everyone who has made a donation so far. I’m still looking for a little more help with my Eagle project. For those of you who don’t know, I am going to be building new planter boxes for the preschool, and I am in need of monetary donations as well as volunteers to help with the ...

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3/13/11 Announcements


3/10/2011 by Kate Valley

Eagle Project Help - Hi everyone! I’m looking for help with my Eagle project. I am going to be building new planter boxes for the preschool, and I am in need of monetary donations as well as volunteers to help with the project. I will have a table set up in the Narthex after the service today, March 13th, so that you can see pictures, ask ...

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3/6/11 Announcements


3/7/2011 by Kate Valley

The Resurrection Dance Theater of Haiti Tour is scheduled for Holy Cross from April 20th – April 25th. We have arranged sleeping arrangements for the dance team, but are in need of ten NINE twin air mattresses. We will be taking twin air mattress donations for the next couple of weeks. You can turn you air mattress in to Kate in the church ...

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2/27/11 Announcements


2/24/2011 by Admin Admin

Registration is underway for our 2011-2012 school years. Current enrolled students registered February 22nd and 23rd. Priority registration for HCLC families and alumni is February 28th and March 1st. Our lottery for open registration will be held March 2nd. HCLS serves children 2 years 8 months and older, offering a solid foundation that ...

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2/20/11 Announcements


2/17/2011 by Kate Valley

Large Print Songs – There are large print versions of the songs for today’s service available at the usher’s table.

Planning Meeting for Resurrection Dance Theatre of Haiti – This Monday, February 21st will be the next meeting at 7:00 pm in the Choir Room. We look forward to you joining us in getting ready to welcome our...

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02/13/11 Announcements


2/10/2011 by Kate Valley

Planning Meeting for Resurrection Dance Theatre of Haiti – Monday, February 21st will be the next meeting at 7:00 pm in the Choir Room. We look forward to you joining us in getting ready to welcome our brothers and sisters from Haiti.

Men’s Ministry – Join other men every Saturday from 7:30 – 9:00 am for a time of fun, ...

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2/6/11 Announcements


2/4/2011 by Kate Valley

Holy Cross’ Annual Meeting is next Sunday, February 13 following worship service. A light lunch will be provided by the Fellowship Committee.

Haiti Planning Meeting – Monday February 21st will be the next meeting at 7:00 pm in the Choir Room. We look forward to you joining us in getting ready to welcome our brothers and sisters from ...

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1/30/11 Annoucements


1/28/2011 by Kate Valley

Men’s Ministry – Join other men every Saturday from 7:30 – 9:00 am for a time of fun, food, fellowship, and study as we seek to live of God’s call in our lives, not simply as men, but as children of God.

Ready to Have a Bamboo Blast? - Join Pandamania, the 2011 VBS theme, June 20 - 24 and experience a wild adventure of a...

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1/16/11 Announcements


1/14/2011 by Kate Valley

Men’s Ministry - Join other men for a Men’s Breakfast this Saturday, January 22 from 7:30 – 9:00 am. We’ll meet in the fellowship hall for some good food, fellowship, and great conversation. For you guys who have sons you’d like to bring along, we’d be happy to have them. Questions? Contact Bryan Hahn (mrhahn42@...

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12/30/10 Announcements


12/30/2010 by Admin Admin

The Furnberg Family would like you to join them at the memorial service for Carlton on Saturday, January 8 at 2:00 pm in the Sanctuary. A reception will follow in the Parish Hall. Please no flowers.

 

Letters from Home –Last chance to make a difference in a serviceman’s life this Christmas, please leave your cards, letters or

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No Sunday School


12/3/2010 by Kate Valley

Sunday School is taking a break for the next 2 weeks. There will be no classes on December 19 and December 26. Classes will resume on January 2nd.

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50-50 Campaign


11/26/2010 by Admin Admin

Another way to look at this is an increase of about 10% of your giving on a monthly basis.

If you are currently giving:

$5.00 per week--please see if you can increase that to $5.50 per week.

$50.00 per month-- $55.00 per month

$500 per year-- $550.00 per year

 

The Committee is working to come up with some fun ways of making donations.

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50th Anniversary Art


11/26/2010 by Admin Admin

Dear Holy Cross Families,

In order to make our next piece of worship art entitled, "Woven Together in Christ", we need you to find a piece of clothing and grab a pair of scissors, and begin cutting.  Actually, it's a little more complex than that, and a bit more extensive.

We are asking you to find clothing that you've worn

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Holy Cross launches new website


11/26/2010 by Admin Admin

On September 7, Holy Cross launched its brand new website!  It's the hope of all involved in the project to launch the site that the congregation will use it as a major tool of communication and community.

Thanks to all who made this project a possibility, and who will continue to ensure its excellence!

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