The Center has now re-opened after our much needed August break. Even though we were ‘closed’, there was still some activity going on. Some volunteers came in to do some re-organizing, our cleaning gal worked hard freshening things up, and
When we open our doors each morning, we never know how many people to expect. Sometimes there’s only a few, usually there’s a couple dozen. Our policy is to allow everyone in when the door opens, no matter how many
On the average, we have been seeing about 120 persons seeking help each week. The numbers are down a little since the hurricane; we have noticed some ‘regulars’ that have not been in since the storm. Most of them have
Several of my articles have explained the multiple sources of donations; this week I thought I’d talk about the people we serve and how they know about us. A very small percentage of our guests, about 10%, are ‘regulars’ that
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
First Communion – Caragual, Curarén
This is the First Communion class of the church of Sagrada Corazon (Sacred Heart) in Caragual, a community of Curarén. The woman in the middle in blue and white is the catechist.