Guatemala 2022 - Stove and water purification project

Guatemala 2022 - Stove and water purification project As you may have read in the Thursday email, Pete Lake, Frances Warner and Roni Hursthouse are seeking donations of money and items such as clothing and eyeglasses (non prescription) to benefit our brothers and sisters in Guatemala. We have said before that 100% of the money and goods you donate directly benefit the people and we thought you might like to know how the process works. It takes over 2 years to organize the project. Working with…

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FAQ’s GUATEMALA 2022

FAQ’s GUATEMALA 2022 Q. How much do the stoves cost? A. Each stove costs $300, which includes the material for the stove, the concrete base, and whitewash for the walls.   Q. How do I donate money? A. Please make checks out to OAK RIDGE UMC, and on the memo line, write Guatemala stove project. Roni Hursthouse will collect the checks and forward them to the team leader.   Q. As well as money, is there anything else I can donate? A. Yes! We will take with us: Large suitcases (preferably…

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Annual Sunday School Kickoff BBQ

Please join us for our Annual Sunday School Kickoff BBQ at Holy Cross on September 10th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Ribs and Chicken will be provided, but we do need assistance with side dishes. If you're interested in bringing a dish, please sign up here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18UYFUXBs3_TdSZbSh6Y44q7WFl_73R7ywSpWwbA3P3s/edit?usp=sharing. Additionally, if you haven't RSVP'd on the signup sheet in the gathering room, you can sign up online at this link: https://docs.google.com/f…

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2022 Backpack Campaign: Backpacks due Aug. 7th

Stuff a Backpack!It's Back to School time! Time for our annual Stuff a Backpack campaign supporting the Brigade Boys and Girls Club. Purchase a backpack for either an elementary, middle or senior high student and stuff it with all necessary supplies needed to help them learn. The students who receive these back packs are so excited and grateful(as are their teachers). A list of suggested supplies is in the Gathering Area at church as well as shown below. If you prefer you can also make a financi…

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A Morning with Mary Oliver - Sept 24

Join Jonathan Graves and Carolina Villa at Holy Cross on Saturday, September 24 to reflect once more on selected poems of Mary Oliver. Mary’s poetry challenges us tolisten, pay attention and go slowly, especially in our natural world, and to recognize the presence of the Divine amidst us in nature. Just bring yourself! All materials will beprovided. We will begin at 8:45 am and expect to end before 1:00 pm. Both electronic and paper sign ups will be available soon.

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Reconnecting with God and Each Other

Reconnecting with God and Each Other...a not-too-Quiet Day sponsored by the Daughters of the King When: Saturday, September 10, 2022, 9:30 am to 2:30 pmWhere: Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 5820 Myrtle Grove Rd. Wilmington, NCWho: All are welcome!What You Can Expect: We'll gather at 9:30 am for light snacks and conclude no later than 2:30 pm, following our closing service and Holy Eucharist. During our time together, we'll spend some quiet time with God and share stories, hopes, dreams, concerns …

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