Our contemporary services worship God with Holy Communion Rite II from the Book of Common Prayer and typically use the English Standard Version of the Bible for the lessons. The service combines the beauty of the Communion liturgy with modern praise music, psalms and hymns, and songs from the Spirit that will help you get excited about who Jesus is and what He has done for you. When you attend worship, you will hear a mix of songs that is in keeping with the exhortation in Colossians 3:16, “Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.”
The contemporary services are relaxed both in feel and dress, and include life-giving sermons grounded in God’s word, opportunities for prayer ministry and are followed by ministry to children, youth and adults. Expect the services to be informal, friendly, Spirit-filled!
Our Children’s Family Service is a ton of fun. It’s a fast paced, exciting half hour available at all our campuses (9:15 am SI & DI; 9:30 am at I'On). It’s built on the premise that children and parents should and can worship Jesus Christ together. Sermons are fun and memorable. We sing songs that feature children’s hymns, praise choruses, and traditional (yet fun) hymns. And along the way kids are invited to help the clergy lead the service. It’s true worship and truly wonderful.
Holy Cross offers three Holy Communion Services using the Rite I liturgy from the Book of Common Prayer. Join us at 8 AM in the Historic Church on Sullivan’s Island for our most traditional service, a beautiful said (no hymns) service. Intimacy and beauty characterize the worship of the Lord at this service and includes a life-oriented sermon.
The second two Rite I services are held at 11 AM at both our Daniel Island and Sullivan's Island campuses. You'll find this service to be a traditional Holy Communion service filled with joy, featuring a life-oriented sermon and familiar hymns accompanied with organ. Dress as you feel comfortable.
WEDNESDAY AT 10 AM:
Historic Chapel, Sullivan's Island
A small traditional Eucharist with a life-oriented homily and an opportunity for healing prayer. A wonderful way to connect to the Lord in the middle of your week!