Renewal Works...April Update

                                                     Your RenewalWorks Leadership Team has been hard at work! We have been reviewing the results of the Spiritual Life Inventory in which 88% of you participated…thank you!  And we have been studying the RenewalWorks research on best practice principles for spiritual growth (based on approximately 2000 churches.) RenewalWorks defines spiritual growth as:  "Growth in love of God and  neighbor," and we are looking for ways to encourage spiritua…

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Words of Grace

One night I had a dream. Now most of the time when I dream, I say to myself, “ I am going to remember this when I wake up.” Then I wake up, and can’t remember a thing. But one dream I did remember. It went like this.  I was a young boy, maybe 7 or 8. I had been out playing, running and having an awesome time. However, I took a pretty bad fall and landed on my knees. Oh, it hurt so badly! As hard as I tried I could not hold back the tears. I ran home as fast as I could. Tears streaming down my f…

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KIDS WALK to end Homelessness!

KIDS WALK! to end childhood homelessness on May 21st at Greenfield Park.  For registration, go to http://www.goodshepherdwilmington.org/2016/01/kidswalk2016, or call 910.763.4424, Ext. 113.  Please help spread the word to your children's schools and extracurricular activities.    If you'd like to make a donation to help defray costs and /or supply t-shirts, ice cream, etc., please call Ada Atkinson at 910.619.1567.  Thank you! 

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Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity Episcopal Build

Saturday, February 20th was a joyous day for Sameerah “Sam” Wooten and family as the Episcopal community came together to break ground for their new Habitat for Humanity home.  During the groundbreaking ceremony The Rev. Ron Abrams, St. James Episcopal Church, read a letter from Bishop Skirving, the Bishop stated “...I also pray that, through this cooperative venture, those involved will grow in their willingness to serve one another”.  Following the ceremony, volunteers from the sponsor churche…

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Wilmington Campus Ministry Update

Newsletter article from Episcopal Campus Christian Organization (ECCO) for UNCW and CFCC ECCO Update:   And Away We Go! Remember how busy things were in December?  ECCO has hit the new year running, and we are making December blush.  In January, we traveled to Charleston, SC on Martin Luther King’s birthday weekend for a retreat.  We are grateful to Wilmington’s own Rev. Caleb Lee for leading part of our program based on the theme “Building Relationships”.   Charleston offers a richness of hi…

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