Making Space

It is evident to me that we have a space issue at Holy Cross. Not because we’re starting to outgrow our building and Sunday morning worship feels a little cramped. Not because there are calendar conflicts between groups wanting to reserve use of our flexible space. No, the space issue that we seem to find most challenging is in making room for those people who don’t conform to the norm of “how we’ve always done it". How does this issue manifest in the parish? Mostly through conversations about w…

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Ultreya

The next Wilmington Ultreya meeting will be held here at Holy Cross at 6:00 pm sharp on Tuesday night, May 22.  Our very own Kimberly McIrney will present a Lay Action talk. Please come out to support Kim and bring a supper item to share.  All are welcome for music, food and fellowship.

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Federal Point Food Needs for May 2018

Ladies and Gentlemen:  The needs of the Help Center of Federal Point include: 6 May......Macaroni & Cheese. 13 May....Cereal. 20 May.....Dry Pasta. 27 May.....Soup. Any other canned or packaged food items and/or toiletries are gratefully accepted.

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Habitat for Humanity Ecumenical Build

Habitat Ecumenical Build    Kwanishia Nelson’s home is well underway and on schedule, thankfully there have been no major delays.  For the month of April, Holy Cross has one workday on the 14th completing the vinyl siding, six volunteers are needed.  Visit http://www.capefearhabitat.org/2018-ecumenical/ and click on the Holy Cross button to volunteer.  In May, opportunities will include providing lunch for about 25 volunteers on the 5th and our last workday day will be on the 12th working on …

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Meet the Brownlees

David and Irene Brownlee started attending Holy Cross in November of 2017 andhave been regulars at worship ever since. David is a retired United Methodistpastor and Irene, a retired college administrator. They were looking for a Christiancommunity to settle into after forty-five years of working with congregations fromNew York to Mississippi, but mostly in the Raleigh area.They felt immediately enfolded into Holy Cross by the intentional and consistenthospitality of the entire congregation, and …

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Education for Ministry

The Education for Ministry (EfM) is a four-year course (commit to one year at atime). We meet for 36 weekly sessions from September through May coveringthe Hebrew Scriptures (Old), New Testament, history of the church, andtheology. Theological reflection and worship are an integral part of each session.Participants do not have to be Episcopalians. Tuition is $375 per year andscholarships are available.Education for Ministry (EfM) is a unique four-year program in theologicaleducation based upon s…

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