Mission & Vision Statements

The Episcopal
of the
Holy Cross
is a multi-national,
grounded in tradition,
blended with
contemporary style,
working to restore all
people to unity with 
God and each other
in Christ.
We joyfully give of our
time, talent and 
resources, committing our
lives to God’s service,
through individual and 
collective actions,
in the community and
the world, seeking and 
serving those in need 
and sharing with them
the gospel of Christ.
2005 S Columbia Place
Decatur, Georgia 30032
Fax 404-284-7706


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Parish Notices


WE WELCOME Canon Jeffrey Cave on September 27 as our celebrant and preacher. We also welcome Dr. Aaron Carter-Enyi as our visiting organist.

INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL FAIR  - The proceeds, to date, are $1,196.  We are hopeful to increase that amount with the grateful expectation of payments from outstanding tickets.  Monies can be placed in the offering plate and noted for the event.  

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION... is a life long pursuit.  All of us, from 4 to 104 years young, are strongly encouraged to register for and attend Christian Education which is held every Sunday, at 9:30am.  Registration forms are available in the Narthex.

COMMENTS FROM THE VESTRY...  In an effort to maintain transparency in our period of transition, the Vestry is going to be making periodic updates in writing and announcements during service.  Please take a moment and read the Vestry Comments on the News section of this site.  Click here to visit the page.

OFFICE VOLUNTEERS - We are  in need of parishioners to staff the office on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to help field phone calls, etc.  Please contact Jennifer Friday to help out.

FLOWERS FOR THE ALTAR - on the altar, were given by Mr. & Mrs. Patrick and Cherrie Harris in honor of their mothers' birdhdays.  God is Good!

CONGREGATIONAL CARE - is a personalized ministry that serves the sick and homebound parishioners. Members of the team are aassigned a parishioner(s) for maintaining contact through calls, greeting cards or arranged personal visits. If you know someone who is on the list, or if you are interested in volunteering, please contact Cecily Morgan at 404-386-8522 or morgancecily@bellsouth.net.

 PASTORAL CARE... Is provided by a priest of licensed Lay Eucharistic Minister (L.E.M) for home communion and coincides with visits to the sick/homebound or hospitalized parishioners on a prearranged schedule.  These can be arranged by advising the parish office.




A Prayer for our parish

O God, sustain us, your disciples at Holy Cross, as we face new tasks, in the challenges of a demanding and complicated world. By your Holy Spirit, bless us with sound judgment and the courage to persevere, so that we may boldly bear your Cross. And make us, we pray, faithful servants of your promised kingdom, through Jesus Christ our blessed Savior. Amen.








































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































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