What I’m Thinking: John at the Riverside

John reminds us that discipleship rarely (if ever) means that we stay just the same. Here’s a transcript: On this second Sunday of Advent, I’m thinking about the third chapter of Matthew’s Gospel (Matthew 3:1-12). It happens every year, thanks to the editors of the lectionary — sometimes on the first Sunday of Advent but […]

November 28, 2022 in What I'm Thinking by

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A Song from Church of the Holy Cross: November 30, 2022

The video above wills stream live at 11:00 AM HAST on Wednesday, November 30. It will be available as a recording afterward. You may need to click “Play” to launch the video.

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Sermon: As Dawn Approaches

November 27, 2022 Isaiah 2:1-5Romans 13:11-44 by Eric Anderson Advent is almost the opposite of Thanksgiving. The Thanksgiving holiday is almost entirely about what’s taking place here and now. When we acknowledge the things we are grateful for, it’s the things that we have. The practice of giving thanks is, in fact, one of the […]

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Worship for November 27, 2022

The video will stream live beginning at 10:00 AM on Sunday, November 27, 2022. You may need to click Play to launch the stream. You can also watch the recorded video at this same place at any time afterward. Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross’s live stream of its worship service for Sunday, November […]

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Amazon Smile Donates to Your Charity

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two of the busiest shopping days of the year. Did you know that your purchases can make a difference in the lives of others? When you shop at smile.amazon.com and designate your favorite charitable organization, Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to that organization. There are no fees […]

November 23, 2022 in Community, Events by

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Dedication of Pledge Cards

We will dedicate our pledges during worship on Sunday, November 27, 2022. Please bring your pledge card with you to worship that day (we will have some available) or send it to the church office. If you use online giving through holycrosshilo.com/donate, please complete the pledge card as well so that the church records will […]

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Worship for November 20, 2022

The video will stream live beginning at 10:00 AM on Sunday, November 20, 2022. You may need to click Play to launch the stream. You can also watch the recorded video at this same place at any time afterward. Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross’s live stream of its worship service for Sunday, November […]

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What I’m Thinking: Monarchy

How odd to choose a story from Jesus’ crucifixion to celebrate the Reign of Christ – but Jesus didn’t think about power in the same way as most people. Here’s a transcript: I’m thinking about the gospel text for Reign of Christ Sunday, found in the 23rd chapter of Luke (Luke 23:33-43). Now, on a […]

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A Song from Church of the Holy Cross: November 16, 2022

We’re sad to say that Pastor Eric is not able to present a Song from Church of the Holy Cross today due to illness.

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Sermon: Creation and Destruction

November 13, 2022 Isaiah 65:17-25Luke 21:5-199 by Eric Anderson Some of you – perhaps many of you – and perhaps none of you – have received our annual letter asking you to pledge your financial support to this church next year. Loyalty Sunday, when we will dedicate those promises you make in faith and hope, […]

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Sunday School Classes

Sunday 8:45 am

Sunday Worship Service

Sunday 10:00 am

Adult Bible Study

Monday 6:30 pm, Wednesday 9:00 am

IYPP
(International Young Adults Association)
Bible Study

Wednesday 7:30 pm

The Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga

(The Rev. Tevita) Sunday 1:00 pm Wednesday 7:00 pm (Sanctuary)

The United Church of Christ, Pohnpei - Hilo

(The Rev. Ichiro) Sunday 10:00 am (Bdg. of Faith)

The Samoan Church

(The Rev. Sunia) Sunday 4:00 pm (Sanctuary)

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