Trinity Center Flooring request

The Cursillo community in the Diocese is heading a fund drive to replace the flooring in the dining hall at Trinity Center.  The floor in the Trinity Center dining hall is the original and is in desperate need of replacing. The estimate for the floor is $6,200. All are welcome to participate, those that have attended Cursillo and those that have not are invited to contribute to the fund. Donations can be made in memory of or in honor of someone you would like to recognize.  If remembering someo…

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Update from Outreach

Holy Cross Outreach committee is excited to share with you that Buza got a job!  Buza and her four children arrived in Wilmington from the Democratic Republic of Congo on February 4, and they have made amazing strides since arriving.  Three of the children are in school, and doing well from all reports.  Buza has gotten a housekeeping job, and she has been working weekends, but now that the youngest girl, Zawadi, is able to be picked up by a daycare van, she will be able to work some weekdays as…

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Habitat Episcopal Build...lunch on April 16???

Holy Cross will provide lunch on April 16th for volunteers working on the Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity Episcopal Build.  We are scheduled to provide 20 lunches, but plan for more.  A sign up sheet is on the table in gathering area; there is also a Habitat Lunch Donor Information sheet with more info.  Please indicate on the sheet if you will organize the effort to plan the menu and coordinate what everyone will bring.  

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A Center for Hope for Refugees

Episcopal Relief & Development and the Sustainable Development Goals  A Center for Hope for Refugees Since 2013, the Za’atari Disability Center, with support from Episcopal Relief & Development, has provided a much-needed gathering place for addressing the learning needs of children with disabilities who are also affected by the traumas of war and displacement. Some have visual impairments; others may have hearing or mental disabilities. But all receive caring guidance, instruction and…

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From the Senior Warden...April 2016

In preparation for Workshop #3 for the Renewal Works team we were introduced to the five Best Practice Principles of spiritually vital congregations.  I gained information and insight from reading about each of them but the one practice in particular that stood out to me was “Get People Moving.”  The reading suggests that this includes “welcoming and incorporating newcomers,” but goes on to say that it’s more than that. “It’s about communicating to everyone in the congregation, new and not so ne…

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