Worship LIVE with Holy Cross Lutheran

Please plan to join us for worship via Zoom this Sunday as Pastor Anne Morawski proclaims good news during the sermon time and presides over Holy Communion.  As always, we’ll share children’s time, sing praises to God together, pray with one another, and confess our shared faith.  We’ll share a digital coffee and check-in time following worship.  ☕ We hope to see you via Zoom this Sunday, peace and prayers today 🙏

Theme for Worship
God’s word is like the rain that waters the earth and brings forth vegetation. It is also like the sower who scatters seed indiscriminately. Our lives are like seeds sown in the earth. Even from what appears to be little, dormant, or dead, God promises a harvest. At the Lord’s table we are fed with the bread of life, that we may bear fruit in the world.

First Reading: Isaiah 55:10-13
God’s word to Israel’s exiles is as sure and effective as never-failing precipitation. Their return to the Holy Land in a new exodus is cheered on by singing mountains and by trees that clap their hands.

Gospel: Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23
In Matthew’s gospel, both Jesus and his disciples “sow the seed” of God’s word by proclaiming the good news that “the kingdom of heaven is near.” Now, in a memorable parable, Jesus explains why this good news produces different results in those who hear.

Instructions if it is your first time:
You can connect using your computer, smart phone or tablet device.

On your computer, when asked “do you want to run Zoom" click yes to continue. If you don’t have a microphone or camera to use with your computer, you can participate by typing comments in the “chat" feature.

If you prefer to use a mobile device, go to your App Store (Android or Apple) and download the Zoom App. Open the app and follow the prompts.

Both the mobile app and website are free to use. In either case, agree to using video and audio.

There are video and audio controls in the lower left corner of the Zoom application that you can control.

You may use toll free (from most mobile phones) numbers 1-669-900-9128 or 1-253-215-8782 and enter the meeting number.

From most mobile devices you can also click on the “One Tap Mobile" links.

Other NOTES:

1) There will be a Church-wide Congregational Meeting after our ZOOM Worship on MAY 31st!  We really hope you will join us as we continue the work of the church and the work of the people.

2) Also, if you need Hard copies of the information for the meeting mailed to you (if you cannot print them out on your device, or if you would just prefer them), please let Pastor or our precious President Rosemary Wold know and they will “make it so").

ZOOM Information: Sunday Worship
July 12, 2020 at 9:30 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

Meeting ID: 994 0007 6374

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