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Featured Events

Parish Workday

Saturday, Oct 07, 2023, 8:30 AM
All hands on deck for a clean up of our beautiful campus. Bring garden tools and work gloves and be ready to trim, chop clear on the outside and scrub, shine and clean on the inside. Coffee and doughnuts at 8:30 and we'll finish up at noon. Many ...

Confirmation Retreat

Saturday, Oct 07, 2023
Mark your calendars for a confirmation retreat on Saturday, October 7, in the Charlotte area. The retreat, for youth and adults seeking confirmation, will reflect on the commitments made in our baptismal covenant and prepare participants to reaff...

The Bible As It Is

Sunday, Oct 15, 2023, 9:15 AM
The Bible As It Is scheduled to resume on Sunday, October 8 th has been postponed to Sunday, October 15th after the 8am service in Van Every 207 with Neil Coghill and Tom Cooper beginning a six-week conversation about prayer entitled, “The...

Choral Evensong

Sunday, Oct 15, 2023, 5:00 PM
Choral Evensong on Sunday, September 17 at 5:00: A new season of Third Sunday Choral Evensong resumes on September 17. All are invited to attend this service, which lasts about 45 minutes. Marked by moments of music, prayer, and silence, this s...

Darrow Owens

Monday, Oct 16, 2023, 6:00 PM
Be inspired by the adventurous women of Holy Comforter and other Charlotte parishes who walk the Camino this fall. Kathy Trotter, Georganna Moore, Leslie Perlik, Sally Johnston and others will share their tales of the joys and hardships, blessi...

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News from the Blast

Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays Campaign Update

Thank You, Thank You!!! An update on the Holy Comforter May campaign to support Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays (LFFT): In May, we set a lofty goal of raising $100,000 over a 3-year period in order to “do our part” and help kick off the ...
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Fall festivities

View our fall flyer that is also arriving in your mailbox! 2023 Fall flyer
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Thank YOU for your generosity to The Rise at Clinton

Sissy Poland, Beth Hardin and Brad Patterson attended a Roof Above event at The Rise on Clanton. While the event was an interview of Bruce McIntyre (retired businessman and volunteer for Urban Ministry and now Roof Above) about his memoir “Ther...
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2023-2024 Darrow Owens Programs

From Gingerbread House Construction to the Summer Reading Party, click the link below to find out what Darrow-Owens offers that might interest you. D-O 2023-24 brochure
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What's NEW at the Church?

If you have been on campus over the past few weeks, you've undoubtedly noticed a significant amount of work being done on both the exterior and interior of our buildings. The brick, mortar, stone and pre-cast cement on both buildings and the c...
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Meet Fr. Ed Pickup

Ed Pickup grew up in Charlotte on Beverly Drive, across from Christ Church. After graduating from Myers Park High School, he received Bachelor of Arts (1974) and Juris Doctor (1976) degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chape...
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Holy Comforter's Favorite Recipes

Taste something you love at one of our dinners or lunches? Here's where we'll link to our most requested recipes. Main Courses Poppy Chicken Dump-and-Bake Tuscan Chicken Pasta Irish Stew Chili's Chicken Ench...
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Seeking a Youth Minister and a Children's Minister

Would you like to work with youth or children at a vibrant Episcopal church, living into the joyful faith that 'love grows here'? We are looking for two part time staff members, a Youth Minister and a Children's Minister, to draw alongside the yo...
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The Verger Ministry Needs YOU!

The Verger ministry was brought to Holy Comforter by Jim Webb in 2003. Most parishioners had never heard of Vergers and didn’t particularly know how to understand the change. As we all know, Episcopalians are slow to accept change. But did you ...
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Holy Comforter Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays Campaign!

Tina Postel, CEO of Loaves & Fishes /Friendship Trays (LFFT), noted that LFFT has launched a capital campaign to refurbish a warehouse near Beatties Ford Road & I-85 to better serve our neighbors who live in food-insecure areas of Charlotte. The...
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Do You Have a Gift for Organizing Events?

“Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.” 1 Peter 4:10 If you have a gift for organizing events, we need YOU! We are looking for parishione...
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​Save the date!! Women’s Retreat in Valle Crucis, Nov 2-5, 2023

Please save the dates for our first post-COVID women’s retreat at this fall! We are in the planning stages and would like some help. If you are interested, please contact Carla Hanzal or Jennifer Everhart.
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Enhanced Recycling

Mecklenburg County has recently introduced “Enhanced Recycling” at its four Full-Service Centers, recycling additional items that are not allowed in traditional Curbside Recycling Containers. These include: White Rigid Foam (must be cl...
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Daily Calendar

BGG Circle Group

Monday, Oct 02, 2023, 7:00 PM
Blessings Gratitude Generosity circle group meeting. We exist to further our understanding of stewardship - how to care for the blessings that God has granted us, to grow in gratitude, and to have a generous spirit in sharing our gifts. Contact T...

Cook @ the Rescue Mission

Tuesday, Oct 03, 2023, 4:00 PM
Help needed to prepare a meal for the men at the Rescue Mission. See Jim Stewart for more information.

First Tuesday Dinner

Tuesday, Oct 03, 2023, 6:00 PM
First Tuesday Dinner - each first Tuesday of the month, 6:00-7:30 pm at a private home. Books+Beverages is a dinner-and-dialog group of people in their twenties, supported by a few older adults. Each first Tuesday of the month, a healthy dinner...

Cub Scouts

Tuesday, Oct 03, 2023, 6:00 PM
Please join the scouts - open to all interested neighbors.

Communication & Technology

Tuesday, Oct 03, 2023, 6:30 PM

Pastoral Care CG

Wednesday, Oct 04, 2023, 10:30 AM
Members of the clergy, staff and church meet to discuss care and assistance to the weak, infirm, elderly and shut-ins of Holy Comforter.

Rector's Bible Study

Wednesday, Oct 04, 2023, 4:30 PM
Study of lectionary for the coming Sunday led by Fr. Greg or Rev. Cat, followed by Eucharist, in the Parlor in Atkinson

Children's Choir

Wednesday, Oct 04, 2023, 5:15 PM
Please see Patrick Pope for more information.

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