Choir Resumes!

March 2020. That was the last time we gathered as a choir group lifting our voices to the heavens, praising and offering gratitude to our Savior. On Sunday, Feb 12, 9:00 to 9:40 am we’ll hold our first get together in nearly three years. We will learn music that we can share with our congregation […]

February 8, 2023 in Community, Events by

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Pastor’s Corner: Are You Ready?

February 8, 2023 As you read this, the first day of Lent is just two weeks away. Are you ready? Of course not. Lent is a season of preparation, not the end of the journey itself. Don’t worry about getting ready for Lent. Use Lent to get ready for Easter. Easter is a festival. It’s […]

February 8, 2023 in Pastor's Corner Reflections by

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Sermon: Not So Simple

February 5, 2023 Isaiah 58:1-12Matthew 5:13-20 by Eric Anderson Last week, looking at Micah 6 and at the Beatitudes at the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount here in Matthew, I tried to make the case that, while living the life and doing the work of Christian discipleship is challenging, the standards for that […]

February 7, 2023 in Sermons by

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Community Concert: February 10, 2023

The video above will be live at 6:00 PM on Friday, February 10, 2023. You may need to click “Play” to start the stream. This same page can be used to view the recording afterward.

February 7, 2023 in Events by

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Worship for February 5, 2023

The video will stream live beginning at 10:00 AM on Sunday, February 5, 2023. 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. This service will include celebration of Holy Communion. While worshiping at home, prepare some bread or […]

February 2, 2023 in Worship by

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What I’m Thinking: Not a Walk in the Meadow

Jesus told his followers – told us – to be lights in the world, true lights. It’s a challenge. Here’s a transcript: I’m thinking about the fifth chapter of Matthew’s Gospel (Matthew 5:13-20): the continuation of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. It begins with one of the best known of Jesus’ sayings: “You are the […]

January 30, 2023 in What I'm Thinking by

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A Song from Church of the Holy Cross: February 1, 2023

The video above will stream live at 11:00 AM HAST on Wednesday, February 1. It will be available as a recording afterward. You may need to click “Play” to launch the video.

January 29, 2023 in Events, Song from Church of the Holy Cross by

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Sermon: It Sounds So Simple

January 29, 2023 Micah 6:1-8Matthew 5:1-12 by Eric Anderson Micah 6 describes a… frustrated deity. Terence E. Fretheim writes at Working Preacher, “God’s rhetoric suggests that the people have been complaining about God’s expectations of them. God’s basic reply is: make your case; let’s put the issue on the table: ‘What have I done that […]

January 29, 2023 in Sermons by

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Worship for January 29, 2023

The video will stream live beginning at 10:00 AM on Sunday, January 29, 2023. 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, January […]

January 26, 2023 in Worship by

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Pastor’s Corner: Why Study the Bible?

January 25, 2023 Why study the Bible? Given that we’re increasing the available times for Bible study at Church of the Holy Cross next week (Tuesdays at 3:00 pm via Zoom; Wednesdays at 8:30 am or 5:00 pm in the Building of Faith’s small meeting room), I hope you’re thinking about studying the Bible. So… […]

January 26, 2023 in Pastor's Corner Reflections by

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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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