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Our Sunday Worship service times are at 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Holy Week begins on Sunday, April 9—Palm Sunday.  Click on the GROW WITH US heading above and navigate to “Worshipping Opportunities” for the details on our worship service days and times.

Announcements

For the Week Starting 04/23 

DURING PASTOR’S DEPLOYMENT anyone in need of spiritual care may contact the church office, 203-268-7555, (Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.); Head Shepherd, Donna Senft; or Board President, Kerry Geffert.  We are blessed to have several pastoral resources available.

HOLY CROSS HOSTS THE TOUR CONCERT CHOIR from Concordia-Bronxville, next Sunday, April 30, at 3 p.m.  This Choir will present a “Hymn Festival” highlighting the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.  The program will feature primarily hymn-based choral and instrumental music, as well as offer the audience an opportunity to sing some beloved hymns accompanied by horn and organ.  Concertgoers will be treated to an afternoon of festival selections performed by this professional and talented group of Concordia College students.  A free-will offering will be taken to help defray expenses.

OUR PRESCHOOL WILL HAVE AN OPEN HOUSE this coming Saturday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to Noon.  This coincides with our ongoing registration for the 2017-2018 school year.  If you or your friends and neighbors are looking for a preschool, be sure to attend this Open House…meet our staff, interact with Comfort Dog Leah and see an exhibit from the Beardsley Zoo.  Those who come can find out specifics about the part-day and full-day programs that are offered for Pre-K, 4s, and 3s.  For more details contact our Preschool Director, Michele Glennon: 203-268-6471 / preschool@holycrosstrumbull.com.

MAY 7…SAVE THE DATE for the 43rd Annual CROP Hunger Walk at Seaside Park.  Be a part of the Holy Cross walking team or sponsor one of our walkers.  You can sign up to walk, or sign up to sponsor a walker this morning in the narthex.  If you plan to participate, there is parking permitted in the park on the day of the walk, and you can walk as little or as far as you like. 

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN…we are getting ready for VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 2017 and we’d love to see you there!  The volunteer sign-up sheet is on the narthex table along with registration forms.  We are also looking for juice and peanut-free snack donations.  VBS runs from August 7–11 from 9 a.m. to noon.  We would love to see you be a part of this valuable outreach program.  Need more information?  Contact Kimberly Atkinson. 

CHRISTIAN DISCUSSION GROUP:  Our next meeting date is this week, on Wednesday, April 26.  We will also meet in May, on the 3rd, 10th and 24th.  We meet at 10:15 a.m. in the Conference Room and will watch and discuss a different DVD on Christian apologetics at each meeting.  Hope to see you on Wednesday!

A “TRAVEL EVENING” with Pastor Greg Wismar will be held at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd (2 Colonial Road at Route 37, in New Fairfield) at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 5.  At this meeting the 2018 Pastor’s Pilgrims Journey to Scandinavia will be introduced.  Copies of the trip brochure are on the narthex table.

STAY IN TOUCH WITH YOUR CHURCH!  Read the newsletter via the Holy Cross websitewww.holycrosstrumbull.org (navigate to the Resources heading, click Newsletter; scroll down and click on current month).   Paper copies of the April newsletter are on the narthex table.  Sign up for the e-mail blast—Receive notifications of upcoming services, events, and cancellations, etc.  To be added, send an e-mail to worship@holycrosstrumbull.com with “Subscribe blasts” in the subject line.  Are you on Facebook?  Holy Cross is!  “Like” us to begin seeing postings and pictures.