Dr. Elaine Pagels presents "The Many Faces of Jesus"
Dr. Elaine Pagels, renowned biblical scholar and author of numerous books on biblical history and theology, will offer a public lecture on “The Many Faces of Jesus” at Church of the Holy Cross on Thursday, March 13th at 7:30 pm. This event is fully booked.
On Friday, March 14th, at 9:30 am, Dr. Pagels will speak to diocesan clergy on “The Gospel of Thomas and John.” There is no charge for this lecture. Clergy may register online as well.
Dr. Pagels received her Ph.D. from Harvard University where she was part of a team of biblical scholars studying the Nag Hammadi scrolls found in 1945 that shed light on early Christian debates on theology and practice. She is professor of religion at Princeton University and author of best selling books including The Gnostic Gospels, The Secret Gospel of Thomas and her most recent book, Revelation: Visions, Prophecy and Politics.
Visit the Holy Cross Book Store to find more books by Dr. Elaine Pagels.
OWLS March Meeting
The HC OWLs (Older, Wiser and Laughing Souls) will meet on Thursday, March 6th at 11:30 a.m. in the Upper Room. We will start with a brown bag lunch to be followed by Doug Strait’s presentation on the future of technology and how it will affect our lives.”
Please join us for this interesting program, fellowship and conversation. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be available. Drinks and cookies will be provided.
Lenten Choral Evensong
Join the Adult Choir and Friends as they offer Choral Evensong on Sunday, March 9th (First Sunday in Lent ) at 4 p.m. The choir sings Prayers and Responses and canticles, as well as psalms, and an anthem. The music is by British composers Stephen Shepherd and Ralph Vaughn Williams, as well as Minnesota-based Stephen Paulus. Elizabeth Keeler, seminarian at Holy Cross, will preach. There will be a wine and cheese reception afterwards.
Cooking for the Homeless
On Tuesday night, March 11th, join us in the kitchen around 6:30 to prepare a delicious meal to be delivered to Safe Haven later in the week.
Gift Card Program
As you do your Christmas shopping this year, consider giving a gift to the church at no additional cost to you. Click here for more information.
Help Support Holy Cross
Use the link below to make your purchases through Amazon and a percentage will go to Holy Cross. Stop here first before you shop!
Pledge for 2014 Online
Click here to submit your pledge for 2014. Your confidential message will go directly to our Finance Manager.
If you can make it work, please keep up your pledge, even if you are away. This helps our finance office make timely payments for our mission and ministries from an available cash flow. Thank you, thank you, thank you!