CLICK HERE to listen to the August 13th service.
NEXT SUNDAY! Blessing of the Bookbags – all children and youth are invited to bring their bookbags to the 10:30 service and lay them at the altar steps for a special blessing. Those who teach or are otherwise involved in education are invited to join them for a special blessing as well.
ALSO NEXT SUNDAY! Acolyte training will take place at 12 noon on Sunday, August 20th. All Acolytes are requested to meet with Fr. Wil in the church. More Acolytes are needed to serve. Interested? Please speak with Martha Propps or Fr. Wil.
PLEASE NOTE: On Friday, August 18th Total Tree Care will be on the HCFM campus to provide a little TLC to our oak trees. They will be closing Baskervill Drive for part of the day. During this time access to the campus will only be available through St. Elizabeth Place via Parkersville Road.
Fall Foyers Groups are now forming. For those of you who are not familiar, Foyers, meaning Fireside, is a program where 3-4 households meet monthly in each other’s homes for dinner and fellowship. What a great way to get to know each other! A sign up sheet is in the narthex. For more info please call Doug or Annette Billings at 215-3808.
Usher ministry needs more ushers to serve. Being an usher is fun and rewarding. Come join us. There will be an usher training session at 12:30 on September 7th.
The creator of Invite*Welcome*Connect ministries, Mary Parmer, joins us September 8-10 to present creative resources to assist Holy Cross and other congregations in forming intentional evangelism, hospitality, and connection ministries. Register online through your Realm account; on the Latest News page of our website, holycrossfm.org, or by contacting Suzy in the church office: firstname.lastname@example.org or 843-237-3459.
The Men’s Bible Study meets in the church parlor on Wednesday mornings at 8:00 A.M. They are discussing Rod Dreher, The Benedictine Option.
Episcopal Church Women will meet on Saturday, August 26th at 10:30am, in the Parish House. Please mark your calendars for this special Saturday meeting to cast your vote to distribute our ECW funds for community needs. We will also kick off our next fall fundraising projects. All women are invited to the meeting! Hope to see you there.
Mark your calendars for the August Social Night Out: August 26th at the new Bunnelle Center hosted by Geales Sands. A sign up sheet and directions will be available in the narthex the two Sundays before the event.
Become a Patient Partner@Smith Medical Clinic Help provide healthcare to our most vulnerable neighbors. A donation of $250 will provide medical care for a patient for a year. Go to http://smithfreeclinic.org and click on Support the Clinic to sign up.
8/24:Regular Thursday choir rehearsals resume – new recruits welcome! 6:00 pm in the church on the 24th, 6:30 thereafter. Interested in joining? See Brian after church.
9/5: Parish Book Study resumes at 1pm in the parish house. Father Wil will lead the discussion on Fredrik Backman’s And Every Morning The Way Home Gets Longer and Longer. The Book Study will meet on the first Tuesday of each month in the Parish Hall from 1-2:30.
9/5: Weekly Intercessory Prayers resume Tuesdays in the chapel at 5pm.
9/11:Weekly Women’s Bible Study resumes on Mondays at 12 noon – 47 Japonica Place, Pawleys Island.
9/17:Coffee with Clergy resumes – Sundays at 9:15 in the parish house.
9/17:Youth Group meetings resume – 6:00 pm in the parish house
10/7: Breast Cancer Awareness Walk, Murrells Inlet