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Welcome to the Church of the Holy Cross located in Warrensburg, New York.

Holy Cross is an Episcopal Parish Family: Worshiping in the Anglo-Catholic Tradition, Grounded in the Teachings of Holy Scripture, and Committed to Serving God in our Community.

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Easter Day – Giving up Death

Posted by on Mar 29, 2016 in Blog Entry, News |

Easter Day 2016 TJP+ Lent’s long shadows have departed! All our woes are over now! Death is conquered, man is free, Christ has won the victory! Today is the day the lord has made! Let us be glad and rejoice in it! Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia! Today really is a day to rejoice. Setting all else...

From the House of Bishops: A Word to the Church

Posted by on Mar 23, 2016 in News |

At the end of the spring House of Bishops Meeting in Camp Allen, TX, the Bishops issued the following Word to the Church: A Word to the Church Holy Week 2016 “We reject the idolatrous notion that we can ensure the safety of some by sacrificing the hopes of others.” On Good Friday the ruling...

Palm Sunday Sermon – Giving it up: Popularity

Posted by on Mar 23, 2016 in Blog Entry, News |

Giving Up Popularity Palm Sunday 2016 TJP+   + In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen Throughout these days of lent, we have been considering that old Lenten discipline of “Giving something up” for Lent. Each of us as individuals has probably tried giving something...

Lenten Sermon Series: Giving it up – Our Lives

Posted by on Mar 23, 2016 in Blog Entry, News |

Giving Up our Lives Lent 5 2016 TJP+   + In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Our Lenten Sermon Series topic this morning is “Giving up our Lives.” Let me start by reading the little teaser paragraph that the outline I’ve been working off gives: “God creates...

Lenten Sermon Series – Giving it up: Enemies

Posted by on Mar 23, 2016 in Blog Entry, News |

This morning we turn in our Lenten Series of “Giving things up” to the topic of Enemies. God calls us to give up our enemies. And if you were clever person you could say, “Ah! Easy father, I have given up all my enemies! I don’t ever have to deal with them. Anyone who is an ‘enemy’ I just wipe...

Rest in Peace: Gertrude Griffin

Posted by on Mar 21, 2016 in News |

Gertrude E. Griffin Born: June 11, 1929 Died: March 20, 2016 Warrensburg: Gertrude E. “Gert” Griffin, 86, of Oak Street, passed away peacefully, Sunday, March 20, 2016 at the Glens Falls Hospital following a brief illness. Born June 11, 1929 in Warrensburg, she was the daughter of the...

Lenten Sermon Series: Giving it up – Superiority

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in Blog Entry, News |

+ In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. We continue our Lenten Sermon series the discipline of “giving things up”, and we turn this morning to the tope of “giving up superiority.” Now, for the first two sermons, I’ve been able tie in the readings in some way, but...

Giving it Up: Giving up Expectations

Posted by on Feb 21, 2016 in Blog Entry, News |

Giving It Up: Expectations Genesis 12:1-4a, Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18, John 3:1-17 +In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. The second topic in our Lenten Sermon Series, entitled “Giving It Up” is, for me at least, an unexpected one. The topic is “expectations.” So...

Services for Lent, Holy Week, & Easter

Posted by on Feb 17, 2016 in News |

Weekday Lenten Services Tuesdays – 12:00 p.m. – Said Holy Eucharist (Low Mass) – 6:15 p.m. – Evening Prayer and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament – 7:00 p.m. – Bible Study – Letter to the Romans Wednesdays – 6:15 p.m. – Evening Prayer...

Lent Sermon Series – Giving it up: Control

Posted by on Feb 14, 2016 in Blog Entry, News |

Giving up Control Luke 4:1-13 (The Temptation of Jesus) This Lent, I’ve decided to try something new. New for me, at least. I’m going to be doing a Sermon Series entitled “Giving it up”. Giving things up for Lent as a means of practicing personal sacrifice, is a time honored tradition of the...

Sunday Sermon: The Last Sunday after Epiphany

Posted by on Feb 7, 2016 in Blog Entry, News |

Boldness: In the Presence of the Glory of God… +In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. I think it was when I was in the fourth or fifth grade that during a history lesson we read a hand out the talked about the holocaust of the Jews and others whom the Nazi’s...