VINI AYITI! Come to Haiti!

The next mission trip to visit our partner school in Molas, Haiti is May 25-29, 2017. Medical expertise is welcome but not required. In fact, we would love to include travelers who want to interact with the school children in an educational, Bible study, or art or music capacity. Mature youth are also welcome. Don’t let the cost (roughly $900) stop you – there is assistance! Booking the flights is the trickiest part of the preparation so please talk to Diane Steinhaus (dianesteinhaus@gmail.com) as soon as possible if you are interested in going.

CROP Hunger Walk

Join a community wide event to help feed hungry people locally and around the world. CROP Hunger Walk 2017 will take place on April 23 at 2:30. This 3.7 mile walk through the streets of Carrboro, Chapel Hill, and the UNC campus is a fun and friendly way to raise funds and build awareness. There are several ways to help. Become a walker, sponsor a walker, donate online or volunteer to assist with “day of the walk” needs (www.crophungerwalk.org/HolyFamilyChapelHill). Help us reach our Parish goal of 40 walkers and $4,000 raised. For information contact Alma Gaudette at adgaudette@bellsouth.net.

Palm Sunday Intergenerational Event

Join us for an intergenerational event at 11:00 a.m. in the Parish Hall and Library. We will fold palm fronds into crosses and enjoy other activities that help us remember Jesus’ journey into Jerusalem. Families are invited to take a Holy Week Poster to be completed at home during the rest of the week. Also during this time, adults and children are invited to walk a set of interactive Stations which are based on the Scriptural Way of the Cross.

Outdoor Workday

Outdoor workday is planned for April 8th, and it will be held from 8:00-10:00 a.m. because of two funerals that will be held later in the day, the earliest one at 11:00 am. We will clean and beautify the grounds, place plants, and water as needed in preparation for the Palm Sunday and Easter services during the following two weeks. Join us at 8:30-9:00 a.m. if that fits your schedule better.

High School Beach Trip

High School Beach Trip to Pawley’s Island, South Carolina, is now scheduled for April 28-30. If interested in this fun weekend full of Sabbath rest and play, contact Tyler Hambley (thambley@chfnc.net).

Adult Forum, April 2nd

You are invited to a special Adult Forum led by the rector this Sunday, April 2nd, at 9:00 a.m. in the Parish Hall. Come and hear about the new strategic plan approved by the vestry. These critical goals will help guide our program and ministry decisions in the years to come.

Holy Week Family Devotional Parent Workshop

Join us at 9:00 a.m., Sunday, April 2nd, in the Christian Education Commons for a time of discussion during which we will create Holy Week story coins for use at household meals during Holy Week, a very simple way to hold a family devotional at mealtimes from Palm Sunday through Easter morning. Sara Smith will lead this workshop and discussion. Email Angela with questions (anelson@chfnc.net).

Episcopal Visitation

On Sunday, March 26, the Rt. Rev. Anne Hodges-Copple will be with us to lead Adult Forum at 9:00 a.m. and to preside over confirmation and Holy Eucharist at the 10:00 a.m. service. Following the 10:00 a.m. service we will have a reception for the Bishop and confirmands. We ask that you bring finger foods to share for the reception. Please drop off your donations in the kitchen prior to the 10:00 service on Sunday, March 26.

Adult Forum

Adult Forum, March 19, 9:00 a.m., Parish Hall: Molas, Haiti and Holy Family: Please join us for this presentation and conversation about Holy Family’s long-standing partnership with our brothers and sisters in Christ in Molas, Haiti, and about plans for our next trip there May 25-29, 2017.

EYC Sunday, March 19th

Middle School youth will meet from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. beginning in the Library. High School youth will meet from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. beginning in the Nave.