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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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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...

The Sunday Sermon: Epiphany 4, 2016

Posted by on Jan 31, 2016 in Blog Entry, News |

Paul’s Better Way Epiphany 4-C 2016 + In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. Have you ever been around someone who is able to do something that you wish you could and you couldn’t. Have you ever been around someone who was better at doing something that you...

The Sunday Sermon: Epiphany 3, 2016

Posted by on Jan 24, 2016 in Blog Entry, News |

Mr & Mrs Jones: Churchy People. Epiphany 3-C 2016 Luke 4:14-21 + In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Mr. and Mrs. Jones and family, woke up, got dressed and ready, just like any other Sabbath day in Nazareth. Mr. Jones drank his coffee and ate his bagel...

Services for Advent & Christmas 2015

Posted by on Dec 2, 2015 in News |

Advent II Sunday December 6 8 am – Said Mass 10am – Sung Mass Advent III Sunday, December 13 8 am – Said Mass 10 am – Sung Mass Advent IV Sunday, December 20 9 am – Parish Family Mass Join us after Mass for Breakfast and a special visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus for...

Santa Claus is coming to Town!

Posted by on Dec 2, 2015 in News |

Join us here on Sunday, December 20th for a special visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus.  All the boys and girls of the parish and their friends are welcome! When: Following the Family Mass @ 9:00 am on Sunday, December 20th Where: The Church of the Holy Cross (Main Street across from the Health...

The Sunday Sermon: To whom else shall we go?

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in News |

Introduction Last week of John 6 Review of themes: General: Let Jesus tell us who he is, Will we allow Jesus to tell us who he is or not? Feeding the 5,000 – Jesus has compassion on the crowd provider of worldly needs Walking on Water – the divine presence in our midst. Teaching at Capernaum The...