Church of the Holy Cross
2455 Gallows Road
Dunn Loring, VA 22027-1225


Outdoor Clean Up Day This Saturday

Please join us for our Parish Outdoor Clean Up Day this Saturday, October 20 from 9:00 a.m. - noon. Whether you can come for the whole morning or just an hour, every minute of your help will be appreciated as we work together to beautify our outdoor space. Work gloves are encouraged and any tools you might like to bring to lighten the load would be GREAT! Thank you!

Altar Guild/Flower Guild Coffee

The Altar Guild and Flower Guild are meeting this Saturday, October 20 at 10:00 a.m. in the Upper Room for their annual coffee for fellowship and planning purposes. Anyone who would like to know more about these two guilds, please join us!

20s and 30s group

Join us for an easy/moderate hike at Scott's Run Nature Preserve this Saturday, October 20 from 10-11:30 a.m., weather permitting. We will meet at the East Entrance by the small parking lot; overflow parking is available on the shoulder of Georgetown Pike. Remember to bring water and trail snacks. Parents, feel free to bring the kids; pet owners, leashed dogs are allowed.

Trunk or Treat!

Give your Halloween Costume a Test Drive!

Kids can enjoy a variety of games inside followed by a costume parade and “Trunk or Treating” in the parking lot. If you want to take part in this delightful community event by decorating your trunk, please contact Nina Bacas at Prizes for best designs will be awarded! You’ll be able to pick up pumpkins next door at the Vine’s pumpkin patch, too! Questions? Contact Nina Bacas at

Parish Lunch Line

On the third Sunday of every month, we gather in the parish kitchen to make sandwiches for clients of Northern Virginia Family Service's Bailey's Crossroads shelter. Join us Sunday, October 21 at 11:30 a.m. We work for about 45 minutes to assemble and package sandwiches with the supplies we have on hand. All are welcome to come help out for as much time as you can spare. We are always accepting donations of lunch meat, cheese, and bread.

Art-n-Soul Cancelled

Art-n-Soul on Saturday, October 20 has been cancelled. Please plan to join us on Nov. 10. No artistic experience required, we will provide all the materials and walk you through creating a painting of your choosing. You get to enjoy a day of painting and the paintings get donated to Pathways to Housing clients as house-warming gifts. The session runs over the lunch hour and some food will be provided (please bring food for yourself if you have dietary restrictions), and bring whatever you might like to drink--water, coffee and tea will be available. Please email the Rev. Jamie Samilio at if you plan to attend. Suggested donation is $25 Please ask about discounts for multiple people or children--scholarships are available.

Gift Card Program

As you do your shopping this year, consider giving a gift to the church at no additional cost to you. Click here for more information.

Order Holy Cross Shirts Online

You can order clothing and other items with the Holy Cross logo online through Land's End. Choose the item, choose the placement of our logo and place your order. There are lots of products available. Visit our virtual Land’s End Store.

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Worship and Education



8:15 and 10:30 a.m.
Holy Eucharist Services

10:30 a.m.
Children's Chapel for ages 4
through grade 5

9:15 a.m.

Sunday School Classes:
ages 4 - 2nd grade
3rd - 5th grade
6th - 8th grade
9th - 12th grade
Adult Education


10:15 a.m. – Bible Study

Listen to Sermons

Register your child for Sunday School online here or find a hard copy here.

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Office Hours

Tuesday-Thursday 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Fridays by appointment