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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La Iglesia de la Familia Sagrada

For the past number of years, Holy Cross has supported the migrant farmworkers at La Iglesia de la Familia Sagrada by providing Easter baskets containing age-appropriate items and goodies for their children. Due to the Coronavirus, there cannot be a large gathering of children this year, and there is not a safe way to distribute baskets and eggs. It is hoped that this service can be resumed in 2022.   The basket collection and delivery effort continue to be coordinated by Mary Gaylord, Church …

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Outreach Opportunities

Good Shepherd Ministries - Andy and Ada will be in the parking lot at Holy Cross, donning masks and gloves, on Sunday, May 10 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. in order to collect the following items for delivery to Good Shepherd on Monday:   quarters (for washing machines at motels that Good Shepherd Ministries uses for housing); please bag them eight per Ziploc bag  laundry detergent (any kind, any size); men’s underwear-new, size large, any style, boxers or briefs; Sandwiches: they have requeste…

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Habitat for Humanity - Ecumenical Build Update

On Saturday, June 20, several volunteers from Holy Cross and Little Chapel on the Boardwalk Presbyterian Church, Wrightsville Beach, came together to raise the walls for Terry & Lilliana Blake’s Habitat home at 1106 North Eighth St.  At the end of the day, the house was beginning to take shape with several people commenting on how much was accomplished in such a short period of time!  Holy Cross will serve lunch to the volunteers on July 11 and our final workday will be July 18 installing vi…

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