This past week, we were invited to a reception at the Bargain Box of Wilmington. It is an outreach ministry of the Church of the Servant, Episcopal. It was established in 2000 to serve the Wilmington area. It is an
Several of us at Outreach are quilters, a pastime we have in common with Sister Isaac. I belong to the Quilters by the Sea Guild, as do several of my volunteers. The members bring canned food to their monthly meeting
We are blessed to receive a wide range of donations from throughout the community. Let me tell you about some we received this last month.
A parishioner from St Therese stopped in a few weeks ago and presented me with a
This past week, I participated in the Ministry Fair on Pentecost Sunday. I realized at the last moment that I had to have some sort of presentation. Searching through our storage room, I managed to find a display Sister had
We were recently blessed with a 10 day visit with Sr Isaac; her trip had been scheduled in advance with the intention being for her to work with us at the Center with our normal day to day activity. Perhaps
The effort continues to clean up the Center. At the time I’m writing this, the professionals are still at work; the ceiling tiles have all been removed ; the refrigeration equipment will all be sanitized and our entire inventory and
While the Center was closed, I took the opportunity to go around town the week of Sept 23 and see what other places were doing to provide assistance:
The Salvation Army Shelter had incurred significant damage. They had to relocate all
As you know, our campus was a victim of Hurricane Florence. I’d like to give you a recap of the impact on the Center and our current status.
On the Tuesday before the storm, my volunteers and I worked diligently to
Our food pantry is a really vital part of our program. Almost every guest that walks through our doors each day is in need of food. We have several food sources. Today I’ll talk about one of the sources –
This past week, we opened our doors for our 33rd year of providing Outreach services to our community. The guests were pleased to see us open again, as were my volunteers. I always enjoy our re-opening each September – everyone