The heart of any parish community is its prayer life. The clergy of St. Cross aim to support the prayer lives of our parishioners by offering solid Sunday worship experiences, healing prayers, pastoral care, support groups, practical study in prayer and scripture, and the example and encouragement of leaders who pray.
Your clergy and other parish leaders are always available to speak with you about your spiritual life. In the meantime, these are some of our favorite sites:
The Daily Office provides daily on-line links to morning and evening prayer, along with other information about the liturgy of the Episcopal Church.
Forward Movement is an official, non-profit, publishing agency of the Episcopal Church, providing material to support persons in their lives of prayer and faith.
The Geranium Farm is a site maintained by Episcopal priest and author Barbara Cawthorne Crafton and it is devoted to “down-to-earth” spirituality.
Contemplative Outreach is devoted to the practices of Centering Prayer as taught by Fr. Thomas Keating.
Sacred Space is run by a group of Irish Jesuit priests and offers on-line prayer in a very quiet and beautiful setting.
A variety of 12-step programs meet regularly at St. Cross. Please look at the calendar for programs and times.
Centering prayer is a silent form of prayer, beyond word and thoughts. All are welcome, instruction provided. Meets Wednesday mornings at 9:00 in the chapel.
Each Wednesday a group of parishioners and guests who are dealing with loss in their lives come together to share their experiences and to study and pray. All who need a close loving group are invited.
Listening Hearts meets every Wednesday morning at 10:00AM in the Guild Room. The purpose of the group is to provide a peaceful, comforting, safe and holy place among loving and …Read More »
A devoted group of parishioners who pray for those with special needs. If you need a prayer for yourself or someone else, call the office during business hours and you will be put in touch with this important ministry.