We're Calling a Priest...2017!

Greetings, Canon Matthew Stockard of the Diocese of East Carolina met with the vestry on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.  I want to share with you here the information he provided relative to the search for our first full-time priest.  Your vestry is very enthusiastic about this meeting and what's to come in 2017. Bishop Skirving and Canon Stockard recommend that Holy Cross will be well served by launching a search via the Diocese for a Priest-in-Charge instead of the more traditional search fo…

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Cub Scout Update - We're Growing!

 

“Pack 283 is growing.  We have nearly 30 boys from 6 to 10 years old.  They comprise 4 Dens which meet weekly, usually at Holy Cross.  Monthly Pack meetings are held the 4th Wednesday of the month beginning at 6:00 pm.  Please feel free to come join us to have fun.  The Pack will begin their FUN! Raiser September 24 with the sale of Trail’s End Popcorn to support the Scouting program.  Thank you, Holy Cross for your support.”

 

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Epic Waves Sunday School Class Supports Kiva

Kiva is an international nonprofit, founded in 2005 and based in San Francisco, with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. We celebrate and support people looking to create a better future for themselves, their families and their communities.  Our Epic Waves Sunday School class has been making contributions to the program for the past year.  Below are the people we've helped to accomplish their goals.  They all have such wonderful stories and we're so thankful to be a…

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The Blue Bag Project

With the recent passing of my parents to cancer and as well as other male members of my family who are affected by cancer, I am asking that you prayerfully consider supporting the Blue Bag Project at New Hanover Regional. This project was started by our grandson's best friend, Gray Keith. Gray has been building this project for the past 2 years. He started the Blue Bag Project to help male cancer patients as there were no support services specifically for men in our local community. Gray is curr…

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Thanks for "Stuffing"

To our wonderful Stuff the Backpack donors,

Thank you so much for your contribution to our 2016 Backpack Campaign!  Through your generosity, we were able to provide over 580 backpacks to children in need throughout New Hanover, Pender, and Onslow counties!  We can tell you from personal experience that your donation has gone a long way and will make a true impact on Our Kids' academic success.  Just last week, Miss Mackenzie had the incredible opportunity to witness a rising first grader burs…

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