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 […]

August 5, 2020 in Community, Events by

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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 […]

August 3, 2020 in What I'm Thinking by

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

August 2, 2020 in Events, Song from Church of the Holy Cross by

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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 […]

August 2, 2020 in Sermons by

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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 […]

July 31, 2020 in Worship by

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Pastor’s Corner: Ripples through the World

July 29, 2020 If you look at the lower left hand corner of the cover of the United Church of Christ’s 2020 Yearbook and Directory (you all have a copy, don’t you?), you may spot some familiar faces. The one in the center is Caroline Belsom, chair of the Hawai’i Conference Council. Visible behind and […]

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What I’m Thinking: Blessing and Struggle

Jacob spent a lifetime in conflict and struggle. Wrestling with an angel (at least, that’s what we think), he also found a blessing. Here’s a transcript. I’m thinking about the 32nd chapter of Genesis (Genesis 32:22-31), the story of Jacob’s all-night wrestling match with a stranger. Now, Jacob was no stranger to conflict. He’d been […]

July 27, 2020 in What I'm Thinking by

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A Song from Church of the Holy Cross: July 29, 2020

Click the box above to view a live performance from Church of the Holy Cross at 11:00 am on Wednesday, July 29. You can watch the recorded video at any time afterwards in this same place.

July 26, 2020 in Events, Song from Church of the Holy Cross by

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Sermon: My Favorite Scripture

July 26, 2020Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Romans 8:26-39 by Eric Anderson On a windy morning, two ohi’a seeds fell to the earth in the forest, not too far away from each other. They rested in the soil, which was deep and rich even though it was high up on the mountain. As they sent their […]

July 26, 2020 in Sermons by

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Worship for July 26, 2020

Welcome to the live stream of Church of the Holy Cross’s worship service for July 26th, 2020. Feel free to follow the service text by scrolling down, or you may download and print the service in PDF format below. Worship for July 26, 2020Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Rev. Eric S. Anderson, Pastor WE GATHER TO […]

July 24, 2020 in Worship 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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