Get To Know Our Vestry (Krista Anderson)

I am originally from Minnesota. I have also lived in Connecticut, White Plains NY and Tulsa Oklahoma. I came to live in Wilmington about 10 years ago. I was asked by my friends (Mark & Sue Cosentino) if I would like to move to Wilmington with them. Guess what I said? We were looking for an Episcopal Church, and found Holy Cross in the yellow pages! As I crossed over the entrance, I immediately just knew I would be coming back. When I was able to work, I worked with children who were sever…

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Get To Know Our Vestry (Kimberly Mclrney)

I am from Massachusetts, Grew up in Marshfield. I went to College at University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Came back after a 3-year stay in California to live 17 years in Needham Massachusetts. May 2008 I bought my mom & dads house in Wilmington NC, moved Been in Wilmington NC for 13 years. And at Holy Cross-for 12 years I have worked Administrative in Health Care since moving to NC I enjoy walks on beach; Contemplative prayer; breakfast dates on Saturday with friend; riding on Harley w…

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Get To Know Our Vestry (Lee Stroud)

   I was born and raised just up Hwy 17 in Jacksonville, NC. Wilmington has always been a part of my life; vacationing at area beaches as a child and back to school shopping trips to Belk downtown with a special lunch at the Ark. My parents moved to Wilmington when I was in college, so even though I never lived here, Wilmington became home for holidays and family gatherings. In addition, most importantly, both of my children fund their way to Wilmington. Tommy and I retired here about 5 years.…

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Senior Wardens Report For March

   In January, the vestry met for the first time this year and had an important training session presented by our Financial Manager, Ellen Wells.  It covered all the important budget issues that we will be concerned with, not just for 2021, but for the next three years. It reminded us that Stewardship is not just a one-time occurrence, but it is an all-year process. At that meeting the vestry approved the appointment of the parish officers for 2021: Senior Warden - Carl Danielson, Junior Ward…

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"Get to Know Our Vestry"

Both Claudia (my wife) and I are from Winchester, VA. We came here from Raleigh, NC where I worked in the NC Department of Public Instruction in 1992 for me to take a position as a Professor in the School of Health and Human Services at UNCW preparing young people to teach in North Carolina’s K-12 Healthful Living Program. 25 years later, I retired after 47 years in Education, 15 in public schools at all levels and 32 at three different universities. We have lived here for 29 years. I am retired…

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