Ever Reef Roeben

  Meet the newest member of our parish! Ever Reef Roeben was born August 22, 2021 at Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital in Wilmington NC. His favorite activities include drinking milk as often as he can, sleeping when he isn’t hungry, and being held all the time. He also enjoys all the loving attention he gets from his enthusiastic big sister Zaide, which there is no lack of. As soon as she gets home from a long day in kindergarten the very first thing she wants to do is see her …

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Meet Heather & Jeremy

 I moved in August 2019 for a job at NHRMC, Jeremy joined me in October. We moved from Rennsselaer, NY. When I moved to Wilmington, I searched for different Episcopal churches in the area on Google and Facebook. I started coming in the fall of 2019. Jeremy joined me in once we sold our house in New York. We love the people and the community. We felt genuinely welcome and included in the community Everyone is friendly and looks out for each other. Soon after we started coming to the church, we jo…

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Meet the Casterellas

The Casterella family began attending Holy Cross on Christmas Eve 2018 and have been regular attendees since. The family of four moved from the Rocky Mountains to North Carolina in August 2018, just a few weeks before Hurricane Florence hit. Gretchen is a professor in the Cameron School of Business at UNCW and Jeff is a distance-based accounting professor at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. Additionally, Jeff is developing and overseeing a construction project in Kure Beach. Jack is a …

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Meet Christian Formation Coordinator Rene

Rene Gouverneur started attending Holy Cross in 2010. She was drawn to our church by feeling the presence of the Holy Spirit, the music, and the warm welcome of the parish. Today, she is also attracted by the sense of community and our commitment to helping those in need. She is very excited about our peacemaking initiative with the Muslim community. Rene has had a successful career in the teaching profession for 30 years. She taught primarily kindergarten and first grade but has also taught in…

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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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