Parish Registry

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A parish register is a book, normally kept in a parish church, in which details of baptisms, marriages and burials are recorded.
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The Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross is not unlike other churches throughout the world; we too have maintained a Parish Registry since our first days. Currently, there are two registries in use in which all baptisms, marriages and funerals that have been conducted at Holy Cross are recorded, for example:  
 
Quoted from the first Parish Registry, page 43, Historical Data:
 
Organized and began services in V.F.W. Hut, Olive Branch, February 19, 1961 with 26 adults and children present.
 
Father Charles Osborne Moyer + - Vicar - Began Feb. 19, 1961.
 
 

Parish Registries of Holy Cross