"Won't You Be My Neighbor?"

Earlier this summer I went to see the documentary, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” which chronicled the life of The Rev. Fred Rogers, the Presbyterian minister whose pulpit was the children’s television show, Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood.  For those who watched the show between 1968, when the show aired, and the last episode in 2001, Mr. Rogers was a generational icon.  The world that Rogers preached to over those three decades was a world in turmoil, a world experiencing unprecedented change in a short…

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Christmas Pageant December 24th at 4:00pm

Christmas Pageant - DECEMBER 24th at 4:00pm Rehearsals: Sundays December 2, 9, 16 following the 10:15am service. Saturday December 22 from 10:30am - 12:30pm (lunch provided). This year's Christmas Pageant will have a neat twist in that it will be presented from the perspective of the animals. We will have several speaking roles! This is a great opportunity for kids of all ages. Listen to one of our songs: The Friendly Beasts Please sign up by clicking here

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Youth & Family Breakfast Club

Sundays, November 4th - 25th at 9:15am We're making you Breakfast! Ellen has graciously agreed to help cook breakfast for Youth & Family before church during the month of November. There will be a program component as well: Nov 4th - Advent Trivia Nov 11th - Project Christmas Card Nov 18th - Make an Advent Wreath Nov 25th - Introducing the Heifer Project / Advent Wreaths Please sign up by clicking here.

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Opportunities to Help

Furniture Finders is matching furniture to families.  Donations are accepted 1-4 Saturday and Sunday.   houseofprovision@gmail.com to volunteer or donate.   Harrelson Center Distribution is continuing to take volunteers to package supplies for distribution. Sign up for 12-2p shifts at 921 Princess Street at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0f44a4a728abfb6-harrelson1    HELP CENTER VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Volunteers are needed to ditribute food 2 hours a month at the Help Center in Carolina Bea…

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Transformation of Conflict

November 30- December 2, 2018Trinity Center, NC The Diocesan School for Ministry is pleased to invite you to attend the weekend continuing education workshop on the Transformation of Conflict led by The Rev. James Isaacs, a member of Cooperative by Design. The workshop will start Friday evening with a brief overview of the Christian theology of conflict and levels of church conflict and intervention strategies. On Saturday the group will explore a philosophy of conflict transformation, typical …

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A reminder of the Souper Celebration on October 17

The congregation is cordially invited to our annual Souper Celebration on Wednesday, October 17 at 6:30 pm (following our 5:30 worship). This fellowship/meal event is but one way that the vestry expresses its gratitude, love, and appreciation for all the wonderful ministry and presence of the people of Holy Cross.  Your vestry will be serving up a variety of soups, with salad, bread, dessert and beverages (water, lemonade, sweet and unsweetened tea, coffee). Feel free to bring your own wine. T…

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