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 […]

May 26, 2020 in Community, Events, Service by

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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 […]

May 26, 2020 in What I'm Thinking by

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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 […]

May 24, 2020 in Sermons by

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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 […]

May 24, 2020 in Worship by

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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 […]

May 21, 2020 in Pastor's Corner Reflections by

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What I’m Thinking: Deliverance

In Acts 1 and in Psalm 68, the question arises: When will God bring deliverance? We might also ask: When will we? Here’s a transcript: I’m thinking about some verses in the first chapter of Acts of the Apostles (Acts 1:6-14) and I’m thinking about the 68th Psalm (Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35). They have something in […]

May 18, 2020 in What I'm Thinking by

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Community Concert: May 22, 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 May 22, 2020, at 6:00 pm HAST. Please join us!

May 17, 2020 in Events by

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A Song from Church of the Holy Cross: May 20, 2020

May 17, 2020 in Events, Song from Church of the Holy Cross by

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Sermon: Never Alone

May 17, 2020Sixth Sunday of Easter John 14:15-21 by Eric Anderson If you’re a myna, the world can be a noisy place. In case you haven’t noticed, mynas like to hop around on the metal roofs of houses, and they can sure make a racket. Bang! Bang! Bang! All day long. Then there’s the rush […]

May 17, 2020 in Sermons by

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Pastor’s Corner: Tired?

May 13, 2020 Are you tired of all this? I would guess that you are. Well, so am I. People get tired of loss and uncertainty and anxiety. Our bodies have filled up with the energy of a crisis, but we’ve had relatively little that we can do with all that. I know some have […]

May 15, 2020 in Pastor's Corner Reflections by

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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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