Online Worship for July 25, 2021

Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross’s live streaming worship service for July 25, 2021. Feel free to follow the service text by scrolling down, or you may download and print the service in PDF format below. Online Worship July 25, 2021Ninth Sunday after Pentecost Rev. Eric S. Anderson, Pastor WE GATHER TO WORSHIP GOD […]

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Pastor’s Corner: Three Graphs

July 21, 2021 I’m looking at three graphs. One graph looks unnervingly familiar. It’s the graph of new COVID-19 diagnoses in the state of Hawai’i. At the beginning of July last year, there were less than 25 new cases a day being reported, and for some time there were none at all on this island. […]

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What I’m Thinking: Small Contributions

When Jesus fed a multitude, he asked first about the resources available. One child’s gift of five loaves and two fish became the source of the entire crowd’s meal. Small contributions make a difference. Here’s a transcript: I’m thinking about the sixth chapter of John’s Gospel (John 6:1-21), John’s version of the well-known story of […]

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Community Concert: July 23, 2021

The video link will be live at 6:00 pm on Friday, July 23, 2021. You may need to click “Play” to start the video.

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A Song from Church of the Holy Cross: July 21, 2021

The video above will be live at 11:00 am on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. You may need to click “Play” to begin the video.

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Online Worship for July 18, 2021

Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross’s live streaming worship service for July 18, 2021. Feel free to follow the service text by scrolling down, or you may download and print the service in PDF format below. Online Worship July 18, 2021 Rev. Eric S. Anderson, PastorRev. Jonathan Roach, Guest Pastor WE GATHER TO WORSHIP […]

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UCC General Synod Under Way

Two members of Church of the Holy Cross (Pastor Eric and John Narruhn) are serving as Hawai`i Conference delegates to the General Synod of the United Church of Christ this week. The Synod is being held online, so they haven’t traveled anywhere, but please hold them and all the delegates in your prayers as they […]

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Pastor’s Corner: General Synod

July 14, 2021 What is a synod and how does it become general? A synod, in short, is an ‘aha, a meeting. The original word was sunodos, a Greek word that combines the roots sun (together) and hodos (traveling way or path). Carried into Latin, it became synodus, which English speakers shortened to sinoth before […]

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A Song from Church of the Holy Cross: July 14, 2021

The video above will be live at 11:00 am on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. You may need to click “Play” to begin the video.

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What I’m Thinking: Pitching Our Tents

I’m busy with the UCC’s General Synod this week, so I’m reading a poem that has just been published in Pitching Our Tents: Poetry of Hospitality. It’s a fundraiser for the Peace Cathedral in Tbilisi, Georgia. Here’s a transcript: The first thing I’m thinking is how grateful I am to the Rev. Jonathan Roach, who […]

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The Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga

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

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

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

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