Summer Sunday School Update

This summer we plan to use St. Francis Way for summer Sunday School. Ourkids need opportunities to play and interact with other children, so the plan is toprovide some time for that during the first part of the service. Children will jointheir families for the Eucharist.We need volunteers to make this happen and I would like to give our regularSunday School teachers the summer off. This will not require any planning orpreparation, just a willingness to be with our kids and have fun with them in …

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Playground Update

  Our Playground is Open for Business!   The team leaders,  Pete Lake and Chuck Dierling, along with Krista Anderson, Mark Cosentino and John Weisz managed to move and level at least 35-40 yards of mulch in about 3-1/2 hours.  Great teamwork! No one was giving less than 100%! A big thanks go out to these volunteers. In the near future , again the ‘Chuck and Pete Team’ will be tackling the back deck (which has some structural integrity challenges) but which we still have time to fix. Watch th…

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A Pastoral Letter from Bishop Skirving 2021

April 23, 2021    To the people of the Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina, Greetings in the name of our risen Lord Jesus Christ! Yesterday morning, it being Earth Day, my morning contemplation focused on the beauty of God’s creation and I found myself drawn to the following prayer:  Almighty and everlasting God, you made the universe with all its marvelous order, its atoms, worlds, and galaxies, and the infinite complexity of living creatures: Grant that, as we probe the mysteries of your cre…

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Food Bank Volunteer Information

Holy Cross will have a Food Bank volunteer day on Friday, May 28th, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Plans are to have a volunteer day on the last Friday of each month with the exception of months that have 5 Fridays (Food Bank is closed on that day); we will switch to another day for those months.  Below is information from Alice Hudson, Volunteer Coordinator for the May date, her contact information follows if you have problems registering.  For the foreseeable future, the number of volunteers is limited t…

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SACRED GROUND

  SACRED GROUND   “Sacred Ground is a film-based, readings-based dialogue series on race. It is grounded in faith. Small groups are invited to walk through chapters of America’s history of race and racism, while weaving in threads of family story, economic class, and political and regional identity. The 10-part series is built around a powerful online curriculum of documentary films and readings that focus on Indigenous, Black, Latino, and Asian/Pacific American histories as they intersect w…

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Children’s Sunday School

Children’s Sunday School is back!Hello and welcome back to all families! It was wonderful to see so many ofour children at the Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday. Beginning thiscoming Sunday, April 11 we will have planned activities for children(ages 4 - fifth grade) during the beginning of the worship service. We willbe using St. Francis Way and listening to Bible Stories, praying, singing,and having some time to play together. Children will join their families forthe Eucharist. Please dress your…

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