What I’m Thinking: Anticipating Weeping

Joseph wept so loudly when revealing himself to his brothers that, despite sending everyone away, they heard him through the walls. May we ever weep so! Here’s a transcript: I’m thinking about the 45th chapter of Genesis (Genesis 45:1-15) in which the long conflict between Joseph and his brothers finds its resolution. The origins of […]

August 10, 2020 in What I'm Thinking by

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Community Concert: August 14, 2020

As we cannot gather for a Community Sing during the COVID-19 pandemic, Pastor Eric Anderson will provide a one-hour concert of old favorites and his own music on the 2nd and 4th Fridays. The video above will be active on August 14, 2020, at 6:00 pm HAST. Please join us!

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A Song from Church of the Holy Cross: August 12, 2020

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Sermon: In the Wind

August 9, 2020Tenth Sunday after Pentecost Matthew 14:22-33 by Eric Anderson The young myna was a happy singer. She was also an unhappy singer. That sounds like a contradiction, and certainly it is. Let me explain. She loved to sing, and she had quite an adaptable voice to do it. She could sing high notes, […]

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Online Worship for August 9, 2020

Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross’s live streaming worship service for August 9th, 2020. Feel free to follow the service text by scrolling down, or you may download and print the service in PDF format below. Online Worship, August 9, 2020Tenth Sunday after Pentecost Rev. Eric S. Anderson, Pastor WE GATHER TO WORSHIP GOD […]

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In-Person Worship Suspended Due to Rise in COVID19 Cases

Update: August 5, 2020 Friends, The Board of Deacons determined today that the rise in COVID-19 diagnoses around the state coupled with yesterday’s increase of five on the Big Island call for renewal of our cautious approach to worship. Although neither the state nor the county have ordered a reduction in gathering sizes, we choose […]

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What I’m Thinking: Walking on the Water

The story of Jesus walking on the water is so rich. It touches so many parts of our lives. It reminds us of our needs, our challenges, and our hope. Here’s a transcript: I’m thinking about the fourteenth chapter of Matthew’s Gospel (Matthew 14:22-33). We probably know this story best by the title, “Jesus Walked […]

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A Song from Church of the Holy Cross: August 5, 2020

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Sermon: Out of Joint

August 2, 2020Ninth Sunday after Pentecost Genesis 32:22-31 by Eric Anderson The ‘apapane panted in and out, trying to catch its breath – as quietly as possible – as it pressed its body into the mass of ohi’a leaves and twigs. In that thick foliage, it hoped, any hint of his red feathers would look […]

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Worship for August 2, 2020

Welcome to the live stream of Church of the Holy Cross’s worship service for August 2, 2020. Feel free to follow the service text by scrolling down, or you may download and print the service in PDF format below. A Note on Communion This is the week for us to celebrate Holy Communion. If you […]

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