Why We Need Mister Rogers

Dear Holy Cross family, I ran across his story, and hope you will enjoy it as much as I have. Seven Reasons Why We Need Mister Rogers More Than Ever JUNE 6, 2018 BY PAUL ASAY On Feb. 2, 1968—Groundhog Day—Simon & Garfunkel recorded the final version of their classic song “Mrs. Robinson” for their album Bookends. It includes one of the most poignant lines in all of pop music: Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio? Our nation turns its lonely eyes to you. “I thought of him as an American h…

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Federal Point Update and Needs (2)

The Help Center's numbers are as follows in May 2018:  Households served: 120 Individuals served:  278 (Slightly Higher numbers than April, but lower than January's.) Help Center's numbers for June are close to the utilization for May 2018: Households Served: 104 Individuals Served:  257 The needs of the Help Center for July 2018 include: 1 July.....Canned fish. 8 July....Canned meat. 15 July...Pasta Sauce. 22 July...Soup. 29 July...Spaghettios Any other canned or packaged f…

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Ministry Changes and Opportunities (1)

Changes in Holy Cross Personnel Interim Financial Manager: Ellen WellsOffice Day: Irregular. Email finance@hcew.org with financial requests.Primary Responsibilities: Check writing, bookkeeping, crafting realistic job description and payscale for future hire. Membership Coordinator: Mary JohnsonOffice Day: Tuesday, 9:00-12:00Primary Responsibilities: Membership Records, Directory updates, Monthly Newsletter Scheduling Coordinator: Brooke LamsonOffice Day: Wednesday, 9:00-12:00Primary Responsib…

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July and Into September Parish Life Events

This is just a reminder to join us in our July 4th Celebration Supper at 5pm at the church.  If you can help with set up or clean up, please contact Becky Wall at beckywall2014@gmail.com or 832-289-4027.  Mark your calendars for the Fall Barbecue to be held on Saturday, September 8th.  Look for a sign-up sheet during the month of August for this event.  There will be more details to follow in the coming weeks, and ways you can assist with this activity.

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Episcopal Church Women (ECW)

You are cordially invited to attend The Episcopal Church Women August Gathering at Trinity Center on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 9am. Our speaker will be Barbara Lau of the Pauli Murray Project and Duke Human Rights Center. Hear about Pauli Murray, civil and women’s rights activist, lawyer, Episcopal Priest, and author. Cost for refreshments and lunch is $20. Please send check no later than August 5, 2018, made out to “ECW Diocese of East Carolina” to: Annie Jacobs, 408 Bobby Jones Road,…

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Ultreya (2)

The next Wilmington Ultreya will be held at All Souls Episcopal Church located in the "Northwest" section of Leland on Tuesday, August 28. The address is 5087 Blue Banks Loop Rd, NE., Leland, NC  28451.  The phone number there is 910-655-8935.  Special start time for this Ultreya is 6:30pm.  Please arrive a bit early to catch up with friends.  There is a Pot Luck dinner to follow at 6:45 pm so bring something to share.  Highlights will include a Lay Action Talk By Dave Silvia of Good Shepherd, …

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