Linda Stanley

Linda Stanley first started attending Holy Cross in the Spring of 2013. Her neighbor who is a member of Holy Cross invited her to service one Sunday. Linda found the people at Holy Cross to be very friendly and welcoming. She especially felt the warmth and love of her Holy Cross family when they fervently prayed for her during her illness in the later part of 2013. Linda in involved with Holy Cross as an altar guild member preparing the altar before Sunday service. Also Linda is part of the admi…

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January Event for Daughters of the King

Holy Cross Daughters of the King 2016 Fellowship Event - “Be the Match” with Mildred Bethea When: Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 10:00am – 12:00 noon   Where: Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Wilmington, N.C.  The Elizabeth Chapter of the Daughters of the King cordially invites all other Province IV chapters, as well as others interested, to our upcoming Fellowship Day featuring Mildred Bethea. We are excited to have Mildred as our guest to share her work on behalf of “Be the Match,” a project…

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Reflections by Father Ed

Reflections Kenny Rogers, in his song the Gambler, sings “ You've got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, Know when to walk away, know when to run. You never count your money when you're sittin' at the table, There'll be time enough for countin' when the dealin's done.” Wise words for a poker player and wise words for life. The main theme of the song is discernment. Having said all this, I have decided to fold’em, as the song says, to discontinue being the third Sunday p…

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Pack 283 Update

Thank you Holy Cross for your support and allowing us to renew our charter with the Boy Scouts of America.  2016 is the 100th Anniversary for the Cape Fear Council.  Many activities are planned to celebrate this event.  More details will follow in the months to come.  The first big event will be the Pinewood Derby.  The boys will be able to work on their cars at Holy Cross Saturday, January 2nd 9-12.  Please feel free to join us with your wood working  and automotive design skills.  Pack 283 ha…

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"Renewal Works!" Coming to Holy Cross in 2016!

Here are some" Frequently Asked Questions" for congregations interested in RenewalWorks   What is RenewalWorks (RW)? RW is a catalyst for refocusing parishes (and the individuals in them) on spiritual vitality. The process will inspire your congregation to focus on what it means to be a disciple of Jesus and to participate in God’s reconciling work in a grace-deprived world. “The harvest is plentiful, but, the laborers are few.  Pray the Lord of the harvest to send laborers into His harvest.”…

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