Holy Cross Anglican Church Hackett

Sharing God's love through Beauty, Truth and Goodness with the people of Canberra’s Inner North

Zoom link for online services

Our regular Sunday worship, and occasional other services and events are broadcast via Zoom. Those unable to attend in person are most welcome to join us. Livestream services can be accessed at our regular Zoom link.

Zoom Link – Good Friday

St Margaret’s Uniting Church is hosting the Zoom session this morning at 9 am. Please go to: https://uca-nswact.zoom.us/j/97088373486?pwd=ak9jY2ovTTZkbjA1aE5PSzVaMGFxQT09 to join.

(Or manually connect via ID: 970 8837 3486, PW: 732688)

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Easter Services

We would love to see you this Easter!

Our services are:
April 2, Palm Sunday
9am with a procession of Palm Crosses
April 6, Maundy Thursday
7.30pm: Last Supper with communion and foot-washing
April 7, Good Friday
9am: Ecumenical Service with St Margaret’s Uniting Church
2pm: Meditation at the Cross
April 8, Easter Saturday
7pm: Easter Vigil
April 9, Easter Sunday
9am: Family Eucharist

Please join us and bring your family and friends!

Welcome to Lent!

On Tuesday 21 February, join the Holy Cross church family for our famous all-age Pancake Party! Sign up online at www.holycrosshackett.org.au/pancakes (to help us with numbers) .. or just turn up on the day.

  • 5.30pm: a short all-age time of prayer and praise (for those who wish)
  • 6.00pm: pancakes, fun and games
  • $5 adults, free for kids – pay online, or cash / card on the door.

On Wednesday 22 February, come along to a special meditative time of prayer, and receive the traditional sign of ash on your forehead as a symbol of your desire to make a good Lent.

  • 10am: Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes
  • 6pm: Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes

And from Monday 27 February, please do join one of our many Lent Study Groups for a six week Missional Spirituality course (click here to buy a copy of our Lent book). Take some time out of your busy week for prayerful reflection, to make some great new friends, and learn more about how we can join in with what God is doing in the world around us. Sign up online at www.holycrosshackett.org.au/lent

  • Monday night: Hackett home group
  • Tuesday night: Ainslie home group
  • Wednesday night: online group
  • Thursday 10.30am: onsite at Holy Cross Hackett
Change the Heart, Hear the Call

Community BBQ and #ChangeTheHeart Service

May be an image of sky and text that says "# Change The Heart Hear The Call"

Join us this Wednesday evening from 5.30pm for a community BBQ and #ChangeTheHeart service. Led by Common Grace, ChangeTheHeart is a service of acknowledgement, lament and prayer as we approach January 26th – a day of mourning for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. As we regather for the year, our BBQ and ChangeTheHeart service is a chance for us to enjoy time together in gratitude, and create space to hear the call toward a vision in the world of reconciliation, healing and restoration.

Advent Sunday Joint Service 9.30am

Our Advent Service on Sunday 27 December is a joint service at 9.30am (rather than our usual 9.00am).

Zoom ministry will be provided this Sunday by St Margaret’s at the following link: https://uca-nswact.zoom.us/j/97088373486?pwd=ak9jY2ovTTZkbjA1aE5PSzVaMGFxQT09

Meeting ID: 970 8837 3486.     Passcode: 732688

Welcome to Christmas at Holy Cross!

Our fabulous programme of Christmas events is out now – featuring:

  • Saturday 26 November, 2.30pm: Choir Concert – “Songs of Heaven & Earth”
  • Sunday 27 November, 9.30am: Advent Sunday Eucharist, joint with St Margaret’s Uniting Church
  • Sunday 27 November, 7pm: Darkness Into Light
  • Sunday 4 December, 5pm: Family Christmas Time Out
  • Friday 9 – Monday 12 December: North Canberra Nativity Festival (also on Facebook)

And much much more! Check out the posters below for more information.

Spring BBQ and party!

It’s a season of longer days, warmer weather, and … pumpkins?! Once more our families and friends are gathering for a spring barbecue and firepit, party games and a touch of spooky fun. Kids’ costumes are encouraged!

Join us from 4.30-7.30pm.

All are welcome!

Community, food, fun and fabulous wares at our Holy Cross fete!

Join us one and all for a fabulous day at Holy Cross Hackett on Sat 19 Nov. Our fete is back for another year, with new games, activities and stalls, and all the wonderful things you have come to enjoy from Holy Cross. Join us from 11-3.30pm for food, activities, fine wares, Christmas goods, and our famous Holy Cross book stall. Join us on the day or reach out to us at events@holycrosshackett.org.au for more details.

Democracy and Jazz for Sustaining Our Future

We are excited to welcome Tim Hollo for an evening of jazz and participatory democracy to address the crises of our world.

Tim’s new book will help us start a conversation about how to bring a new world into being.

7-9pm Saturday 24 September

This event is part of the Sustaining Our Future Festival

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