Dreaming of Mustard Seeds

Matthew 17:20   New International Version (NIV)

...Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible.

It's winter in Wilmington, which is such a funny time...one day it is 70 degrees, the next day only 45 degrees, and there is frost at night.  Tonight, it's cold.

And I'm dreaming of iris blooms, sweet basil, sunflowers, and perhaps even the mustard seed Jesus talked about in M…

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ERD - Working to Heal a Hurting World

ERD is pleased to announce that they have received the $500,000 matching grant for 2016 thanks to churches such as Holy Cross and individuals.  With these funds they are able to provide sustainability and development to communities here in the U.S. and worldwide.  Some of those dollars made it back here to North Carolina to assist communities suffering from Hurricane Matthew.  ERD is also providing relief for victims of the recent tornadoes that hit the South.    One of ERD’s important program…

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Always on the Journey

"I thank my God whenever I think of you; and when I pray for you all, my prayers are always joyful, because of the part you have taken in the work of the Gospel from the first day until now."Philippians 1:2-4Dear Friends,We have all been inspired by the stories many of our parishioners have shared about their spiritual journey. I'd like to share glimpses of my own story. Upon graduating high school, I decided that I wanted to be a Holy Cross brother, a teaching order. That summer 26 of us began…

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Next Steps Together

The January Series, coordinated by the Renewal Works Committee was inspirational. Jay Sidebotham, creator of RW and Associate Rector at St. James, Wilmington, opened the series by talking with us about commitment, community, and our individual and collective spiritual journeys. At the second session, Ada Atkinson led us in a process for thinking about where we've been and where we want to go on our personal spiritual journeys.Snowy Albright wrapped up our three weeks with helping us think ab…

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Federal Point February Needs

Here are the February needs for The Federal Point Help Center,
They are as follows:
February 5th..........Soup
February 12th........Canned Meat
February 19th........Pasta Sauce
February 26th........Spaghetti-O's
Any other canned goods are always appreciated.

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