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Online Worship for March 7, 2021

Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross’s live streaming worship service for March 7, 2021. Feel free to follow the service text by scrolling down, or you may download and print the service in PDF format below. Invitation to Communion This Sunday we will share Holy Communion in morning worship. Those who bless and receive […]

March 5, 2021 in Worship by

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Pastor’s Corner: Every Week There’s a Story

(Color enhanced) An 'apapane in a tree.

March 3, 2021 This Pastor’s Corner is for the keiki of Church of the Holy Cross, and for everyone who is still young at heart. I’m still telling stories, friends. Before our Sunday School Zoom time formally began last Saturday, some of the families began connecting. It’s a wise thing to do with Zoom, since […]

March 3, 2021 in Pastor's Corner Reflections by

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Pastor’s Corner: Patience

A flower bud, not yet open.

February 24, 2021 I can’t remember the last time that I found it helpful when someone urged me to “be patient.” I’m sure those who’ve heard it from me – kids, friends, cousins, worshipers – haven’t found those words all that helpful, either. Even if it was me that said them! Patience is a curiously […]

March 2, 2021 in Pastor's Corner Reflections by

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Pastor’s Corner: Tears

A drop of water clinging to a flower bud.

February 17, 2021 This morning as I settled into my office – turned on the lights, started the computer, set the coffee to drip – a child in the classroom next door was crying bitterly. Sometimes life is hard. I don’t know what grief was pouring so tearfully from this child. It could have been […]

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What I’m Thinking: Tossing Tables

Jesus entered the temple, saw the moneychangers and the cattle sellers, and started tossing tables around. He would probably do the same today… for what? Here’s a transcript: I’m thinking about the second chapter of John (John 2:13-22). It’s a familiar story, although its location in John’s Gospel may feel a little unfamiliar. Matthew, Mark, […]

March 1, 2021 in What I'm Thinking by


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