Mid-week Eucharist

We will celebrate Holy Eucharist with healing prayers on Thursday, April 6, at 12:00 noon in the Nave.

Prayer Shawl Ministry

Prayer Shawl Ministry meets the first Wednesday of each month. The next meeting is Wednesday, April 5, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Gallery Classroom.

Children’s Lenten Study

Children’s Lenten Study Programming will meet in the Commons for ages 4-10 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Children over 10 can gather in a classroom in the Commons set up for homework or to play board games. To request nursery care for children under 4, please complete the form on the children’s page of Holy Family’s website under the heading “Parish Nursery”. All are invited to come ahead of time to join in Evening Prayer at 5:30 p.m. and Soup Supper in the Parish Hall at 5:50 p.m.

Lenten Series

Wednesday evenings in Lent, 6:30-7:30 p.m., our Lenten program Christ Before the Powers: how does sin shape the world? Wednesday, April 5: The Rev. Hugh Hollowell, Pastor, Love Wins Ministries–Hugh, a Mennonite pastor, was first hired to serve as a pastor on the street in downtown Raleigh. Love Wins Ministries, a ministry of presence and pastoral care for the homeless and at-risk population, grew out of the relationships he formed with the people he met. Hugh will be with us to talk about building Christ-centered community as a response to the powers.

Canonical Crime Squad

Join the Canonical Crime Squad for “The Bishop’s Brood” by Simon Beaufort. Sir Geoffrey Mappestone and Sir Roger of Durham are eager to get back to the Holy Land to resume their crusading and pillaging, but are delayed when Bishop Flambard of Durham, on the run from the king’s men, asks his son to deliver part of a map to a hidden treasure. Flambard doesn’t mention the number of deaths already connected with the treasure; will Geoffrey and Roger become two more notches on the tally stick? Find out in the Gallery Classroom at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 3rd.

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.