Life, together in the orchard.
Come as you are
As a community of faith, it is our privilege to love all, knowing that the world is often an unloving place. Affirming with the apostle Paul that in Christ “there is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female” (Galatians 3:28). Christ has made us one to share a living, daring confidence in God's grace. Liberated by that grace, we will embrace you as a whole person – questions, complexities and all.
We welcome all who are seeking God's love and grace. Welcoming all because God welcomes us, regardless of race or culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, or relationship status. Welcoming all without regard to addictions, physical or mental health, imprisonment, socio-economic circumstances, or anything that too often divides us. Our unity is in Christ.
There is a place for you here in the orchard.
Worship this Sunday at 10:30am
Visiting a new church can be intimidating. To help ease your concerns, we would like to share a little about what to expect as a guest.
To start, you will find plenty of parking upon your arrival and a warm greeting when you come inside. Coffee or tea is almost always on, grab a bulletin from an usher, and find a seat in the sanctuary.
Worship is at the center of who we are as God's people. It is what keeps us grounded. That worship is based in the rich traditions of the Christian church. In those traditions there is a pattern of gathering together to hear and reflect on God's Word for our lives and our world, to pray together, share a meal and then sent out to share that grace with the world that God loves.
at Holy Cross
Holy Cross is hosting the Eastside Emergency Winter Shelter for Women through the month of March. If you have questions about the shelter, please contact Cynthia of The Sophia Way at (425) 463-6254.
This year the Mid-Week Lent meditation and worship is entitled Let the Living Water Lead Us and is designed to be used as a family in the home. Gather your family and friends at mid-week during the five weeks of Lent and use this resource as one of your Lent disciplines.
Let the Living Water Lead Us »
In support of the ELCA's International Women Leaders Initiative and International Women's Day on March 8, 2017, Holy Cross will be hosting a virtual text book drive to help educate women leaders around the world. Each text book costs approximately $45. We will be collecting donations until March 31st. It has been said that women have the greatest potential to bring about lasting change in their communities. Let's help bring about that change.
Sundays, 9:00-10:00am in the Conference Room
Faith, Sexism, Justice: Conversations toward a Social Statement
Join us to hear new things and to explore together women and justice in church and society and how matters of justice and sexism intersect with faith. As people of God, set free in Christ and brought together in loving community, we are called to work for justice and the flourishing of all God's people.