Reminder: November 27th through December 4th 2019
Members and Friends of Holy Cross,
Here is the reminder for the upcoming week.
December 1st 2019
First Sunday in Advent
Bible Study ~9am (The Gospel of Mark)
Children’s Bible Study ~ 9am
Meditation, Prayer and Music 10:15am – 10:30am (Quiet Please)
Worship Service 1030am (Communion)
Choir Director ~ Dr Bill Ricketts
Communion Assistants ~ John and Pat Enstrom
Altar Guild ~ Ann Schutt and Edie Bischoff
Assisting Minister ~ Toni Post
Please Consider Signing Up For One Of These Very Important Positions
Ushers (please keep attendance) ~ Vince and Kristi Klus
Reader ~ Aaron Martin
Cookies ~ De Lightfoot
Flowers ~ Stan and Toni Post ~ Praising God for the Seasonal Beauty of the Earth
Council Person the Week ~ Rhonda Hahn
Greeter ~ Mary K Herrington
Men’s Breakfast ~ Happy Holidays
Stitchery Committee ~ Happy Holidays
Choir Practice every Tuesday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm SINGERS WELCOME (PLEASE NOTE CHOIR PRACTICE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO 4pm ON DECEMBER 3rd AND 10th and Caroling on the 17th at 6pm. CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE AT 6PM. Regular practice will resume on December 31st.)
Please look for your Advent kit in the Fellowship Hall. It will consist of the Book of Luke, an Advent Calendar and stickers to designate completion of each chapter.
If you use the church after hours, please make sure you turn OFF all the lights on exit. Thank you!
IMPORTANT: If you are ever at the church and working alone, please see Diana during office hours or call her at the church or cell phone listed below.
Advent Starts December 1st ( please notice Paraments color change and Wreath)
Advent Service Tuesday December 3rd ~ Light Dinner at 530pm, Service at 630pm
Advent Service Tuesday December 10th ~ Light Dinner at 530pm, Service at 630pm
Saturday December 14th at 9am, come help decorate the Church and Tree.
Tuesday December 17th Christmas Caroling, meet at church at 6pm
Tuesday December 24th at 6pm ~ Christmas Eve Service
As a reminder, the Prayer Wall is available for all to use. Your prayers remain anonymous and
we are positive you could always use more prayers. Please feel free to add yours.
We have Social Media!
https://holycrossrockporttx.org/ (Church Website ~ here you can find current and past Weekly Reminders, Monthly Cross Beams Newsletters and Calendars
HCLC is looking for an in house volunteer Social Director to plan and coordinate a variety of activities, mainly when our Winter Texans return. This might include Tours, Field Trips etc… If interested, please contact the secretary.
The Good Samaritan Offices are in need of volunteers on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. If interested, please contact JoAnn Hees at 361.527.8298 Training will be provided.
If you have noticed, we have NEW Name Tags! If any Members, Members Friends or Winter Texans need one, please contact Monica Morris. Just a quick safety concern, If you have a pacemaker DO NOT use one of these name tags.
Castaways Report: We have an URGENT NEED need for Volunteers, especially Monday and Wednesday mornings. All volunteers are welcome. Our hours to work are Mondays 9am until Noon and Wednesdays 9am until 3pm.
If you are a Lector/Reader and would like your Celebrate early for practice, please see me.
Secretary’s office hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday ~ 900am to 1130am. I can always be reached on my cell phone 210-787-7000. Please leave a message. I am always reachable by email as well (see below.)
If you have anything you would like added to future reminders, please let me know. Any information is good information.