Pastor’s Corner: Marches in the Streets

June 3, 2020 Just when we thought 2020 couldn’t get any more stressful, people are marching in the streets. Again. This time, they do not march to demand the reopening of businesses and bars. They cry out against a legal system and a social order that has slain people of color, primarily African Americans and […]

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Pastor’s Corner: Looking Ahead to Public Worship

Pastor’s Note: This should have been posted a week ago; I apologize for the omission and delay. May 27, 2020 We are making plans for resuming in-person worship services. You are probably aware that Mayor Harry Kim has issued an emergency proclamation authorizing faith communities to meet for worship beginning on June 1. The Deacons […]

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What I’m Thinking: What are Human Beings?

Psalm 8 asks one of the most profound questions of the Scriptures: What are human beings that God is mindful of us? Here’s a transcript: I’m thinking about two Scripture passages on this Trinity Sunday. The first is Psalm 8, the great expression of praise to God, the God of Creation. The psalmist asks what […]

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Sermon: Pentecost

May 31, 2020Pentecost Sunday Acts 2:1-21 by Eric Anderson There is a phrase that’s common among the koa‘e kea. Well, there are several phrases that are common among the koa’e kea, things that you and I would find at least a little familiar. They say things like, “What a beautiful day!” and “Did you see […]

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Online Worship for May 31, 2020: Pentecost Sunday

Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross’s live streaming worship service for May 31st, 2020. Feel free to follow the service text by scrolling down, or you may download and print the service in PDF format from this link. Online Worship, May 31, 2020Pentecost Sunday Rev. Eric S. Anderson, Pastor WE GATHER TO WORSHIP GOD […]

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Moving Toward Public Worship

May 26, 2020 Church of the Holy Cross is making plans to resume public worship services in July of 2020. Please note that any date is extremely tentative at this time. The Board of Deacons may revise this projection at any time based on conditions. If procedures or supplies are not ready, we will not […]

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What I’m Thinking: Pentecost

Pentecost marked the re-emergence of the Jesus movement into the public eye. It has never left it – not even during this pandemic. Here’s a transcript: The last Sunday in May this year is Pentecost Sunday, and so I’m thinking about the second chapter of the Acts of the Apostles (Acts 2:1-21), in which Luke […]

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Sermon: Let God Rise Up

May 24, 2020Seventh Sunday of Easter Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35 by Eric Anderson There once was a saffron finch who wanted to change his feathers. That was a shame, because they were bright and golden and lustrous in the sun. You could see their glory for miles, which is an exaggeration but it played right into […]

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Online Worship for May 24, 2020

Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross’s live streaming worship service for May 24th, 2020. Feel free to follow the service text by scrolling down, or you may download and print the service in PDF format from this link. Online Worship, May 24, 2020Seventh Sunday of Easter Rev. Eric S. Anderson, Pastor WE GATHER TO […]

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Pastor’s Corner: Congratulations, Graduates

May 20, 2020 This coming weekend should have brought families together with friends, loved ones, and supporters to celebrate the graduation of our senior classes of Hilo and Waiakea High Schools. Instead of the grand gathering, celebrating families will attend a ceremony streamed over the Internet and graduates will reach for their diplomas through the […]

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