Hurricane Matthew Relief...what can we do?

                 Relief & Development
  For Immediate Release
DATE: 10/20/2016
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Episcopal Relief & Development Responds to Hurricane Matthew in Haiti and Southeast US


NEW YORK – Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting disaster response efforts in Haiti and several Episcopal dioceses in the United States following Hurricane Matthew, which blasted through …

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We ask for your prayers...

They say that good things take time, but I've learned that really great things happen in a blink of an eye.  My Epic Waves class is often filled with discussion on topics that touch the hearts of our young people.  One such Sunday we were discussing Luke 16:19-21 which deals with the rich man and Lazarus.  If you haven't heard Fr. Jerry's reflection on it, I would highly recommend it: View Here.  To summarize, the rich man ends up ignoring Lazarus who is suffering and falls out of favor with God…

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Children's Ministries Partners with Outreach to Help Flood Victims

Holy Cross Children's Ministries has partnered with Outreach to help the flood victims of Hurricane Matthew. Flooding in North Carolina from Hurricane Matthew has caused $1.5 billion in damage to 100,000 homes, businesses and government buildings, authorities estimate. The figure is likely to be far greater, considering the estimate does not take into account the cost of repairing damaged roads and bridges or the value of belongings inside damaged buildings.  At least 26 people have died in Nort…

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Be the Light - Scare Away Hunger

On October 30th more than 200 kids from churches that support the Help Hub gathered together to put a new spin on the Halloween tradition of "Trick-or-Treating".  Earlier in the week residence of Wrightsville Beach received brown paper grocery bags with a letter asking for non-perishable food donations.  The letter further explained that our youth would be collecting those bags on the following Sunday.  Instead of collecting candy this Halloween, our young people collected bags of donations.  We…

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Reflections from Andy on Help Hub...October 2016

When you did it for the least of these, you did it for me.”  I was recently audited as the keeper of the discretionary fund for Holy Cross. In prior years, It was a big deal, and we wrote many checks for people needing financial assistance of some sort. It was usually rent, water and sewer or electric bills. Most all of the people I never got to see, we only communicated via phone. Of course, there were some “frequent fliers.” Many I heard from every year. Most of these people had no idea where…

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