Opportunities to Help

Furniture Finders is matching furniture to families.  Donations are accepted 1-4 Saturday and Sunday.   houseofprovision@gmail.com to volunteer or donate.   Harrelson Center Distribution is continuing to take volunteers to package supplies for distribution. Sign up for 12-2p shifts at 921 Princess Street at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0f44a4a728abfb6-harrelson1    HELP CENTER VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Volunteers are needed to ditribute food 2 hours a month at the Help Center in Carolina Bea…

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Transformation of Conflict

November 30- December 2, 2018Trinity Center, NC The Diocesan School for Ministry is pleased to invite you to attend the weekend continuing education workshop on the Transformation of Conflict led by The Rev. James Isaacs, a member of Cooperative by Design. The workshop will start Friday evening with a brief overview of the Christian theology of conflict and levels of church conflict and intervention strategies. On Saturday the group will explore a philosophy of conflict transformation, typical …

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A reminder of the Souper Celebration on October 17

The congregation is cordially invited to our annual Souper Celebration on Wednesday, October 17 at 6:30 pm (following our 5:30 worship). This fellowship/meal event is but one way that the vestry expresses its gratitude, love, and appreciation for all the wonderful ministry and presence of the people of Holy Cross.  Your vestry will be serving up a variety of soups, with salad, bread, dessert and beverages (water, lemonade, sweet and unsweetened tea, coffee). Feel free to bring your own wine. T…

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Meet Christian Formation Coordinator Rene

Rene Gouverneur started attending Holy Cross in 2010. She was drawn to our church by feeling the presence of the Holy Spirit, the music, and the warm welcome of the parish. Today, she is also attracted by the sense of community and our commitment to helping those in need. She is very excited about our peacemaking initiative with the Muslim community. Rene has had a successful career in the teaching profession for 30 years. She taught primarily kindergarten and first grade but has also taught in…

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New Ministry (New Opportunity to Reach Out - Interfaith Friendship Groups)

Many people at Holy Cross, whether excited about the effort or upset about it, have asked me “What is the purpose behind our reaching out to our Muslim neighbors?” It is simply this: To open our hearts, our minds, and our hands. To show, in word and example, God’s own love. Why Muslims first? We began with these particular neighbors because: Over the last year, several parishioners articulated a desire to reach out to the mosque, to learn more about them. The formal effort began when Andy org…

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