Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi

The Episcopal Church of the USA


      Welcome
to Holy Cross Episcopal Church, Olive Branch, Mississippi - we invite you to look around and get a feel for our church. Feel free to share any comments or questions that might be on your mind through our online guest book. If you're not currently a member of our church - we'd like to take this opportunity to invite you to one of our weekly services. And of course, feel free to reach out and contact one of our leaders
We hope you and your family will have a warm and spirit-filled experience with us as we worship and fellowship together at our services, events, and ministries.

We'd also like to invite you to make an online prayer request. Your prayer request opens the door, and God is waiting patiently on the other side of that door, at all times, in all situations, to join with you.

Many blessings to you,

The Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross                      Join us on Facebook!
8230 Highway 178                                                Holy Cross Facebook Page
Olive Branch, MS  38654
Telephone: 662.895.5029









Holy Cross Announcements

4-6-2014

This week:

  • Choir practice at 3pm on April 6th

  • We are raffling off a 7” Samsung Galaxy Tablet! Tickets are available at $2.00 each. Winner will be contacted after 2:30 pm, Sunday April 20th. You do not have to be present to win. If you are interested in purchasing tickets please contact Donna Hopper (901-833-4000) or Rebecca Cheney (662-420-4055).

  • Easter flowers order forms are available in the parish hall. Choose from Hyacinths($9), Tulips($6), Daffodils($7) and Easter Lilies($7).

  • Walkabout Gathering - April 10 at All Saints’, Grenada 6:00 p.m. (Open to ALL to meet those standing for election as our next bishop)

    For more information go to http://msbishopsearch.org/walkabouts/


    Coming soon:

  • Clean up day April 19th at 9am. Breakfast provided!

  • Holy Week (April 13th - 20th)

  • Easter Egg Hunt, Sunday April 20th at 2:00pm. Drawing for Samsung Galaxy 7" tablet to follow.


    On Going:

  • Monday Bible Study has restarted! Please meet in the Parish Hall Monday, March 31 at 10am.

  • Bishop's Bible Challenge 2014. Read the bible with Bishop Gray for Lent. Go to www.dioms.org/bible-challenge-2014.html to sign up.

  • More Than a Meal at Grace-St. Luke's:Every Sunday at 3pm. For more information go to http://www.gracestlukes.org/reaching-out/more-than-a-meal/


+ Our Mission Statement +
 The mission of Holy Cross is to be a church community that is a safe haven for all Christians to worship God and to be inspired to follow the example of Christ in an environment of unconditional love.
 
+ Our Inclusion Statement + 
We the people of the Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross, MS respect the dignity of all persons regardless of sexual orientation, national origin, race, gender or age and welcome and encourage all persons to fully participate in all areas of parish/mission life.
Adopted by the
Mission Committee
October 2006

+ Our Vision Statement +
The vision of Holy Cross is to be a church community (a fellowship of children, youth and adults) who seek a relationship with God in Christ and one another.
 
We look for the transformation of lives by experiencing engaging worship, participation in the sacraments, and the practice of spiritual disciplines.
 
We are committed to spiritual growth as faithful servants of Christ by learning to be - and making disciples who serve and care for the greater community, to follow the example of Christ and sharing our time, gifts and resources.