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Wanted: CHC Council Secretary

In recent months, Church of the Holy Cross has been trying to function without a familiar and very important member of the Council. Health concerns have led our long-time Secretary, Margaret Torigoe, to relinquish her position. She is sorely missed! Other Council members have volunteered on an interim basis to take minutes of meetings, but […]

September 6, 2018 in Community, Events by

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Pastor’s Corner: A Song Let Them Cry

September 5, 2018 It popped up on my Twitter feed on a Friday morning, this quote from Michael McKean: “Sometimes people say a song made them cry when they mean a song let them cry.” The truth of that ran through me like an electric current through a wire. The same truth applies, I’m sure, […]

September 5, 2018 in Pastor's Corner Reflections by

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What I’m Thinking: Dominion

  In Genesis 1, God gives the newly created human beings (male and female) dominion over the rest of the created order. Yet God had already engaged in partnership with earth, water, and sky when creating living beings earlier. What if we engaged in “dominion” as God does? In partnership? Here’s a transcript: It’s the […]

September 2, 2018 in What I'm Thinking by

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Sermon: Oh My Goodness

September 2, 2018 Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost Season of Creation: Planet Earth Sunday Genesis 1:1-25 I love playing with words. You may have noticed this, despite my friend Paul’s friendly warning to me during his Charge to the Pastor two years ago that I shouldn’t begin my sermons with a pun. As I think you’ve […]

September 2, 2018 in Sermons by

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What I’m Thinking: Yes, It’s Good

  It’s the Season of Creation at Church of the Holy Cross, beginning with Genesis 1, and its familiar refrain: “And God saw that it was good.” After weeks of volcanic destruction and four feet of rain from Hurricane Lane, I still affirm: It is good. Here’s a transcript: At Church of the Holy Cross, […]

August 27, 2018 in What I'm Thinking by

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