Outreach at Holy Comforter is the fulfillment our Baptismal covenant to “seek and serve Christ in all persons,” and “respect the dignity of every human being”. We seek to highlight needs in our community and to encourage awareness and action among our parishioners through partnerships with community ministries.
Holy Comforter opened the first Loaves & Fishes food pantry in Charlotte in 1974, thanks to the dedication, inspiration, and determination of parishioner Virginia Sampson. Our pantry is open to serve our neighbors five days a week. Volunteers from the parish and community work together to assist our neighbors in selecting groceries from our well stocked shelves. We partner with …Read More »
For nearly 25 years, the Holy Comforter team of teens and seniors, campus ministry students and many friends, has recognized the dignity of every human being- through tasty, thoughtfully prepared meals and lots of love. We prepare and serve dinner for the Roof Above Men’s Shelter on the first Friday of each month. The fourth Thursday of each month finds us cooking and serving d…Read More »
Holy Comforter has a long history of supporting those who endure long term struggles with housing by partnering with Roof Above for the Room in the Inn program. During the winter months, we welcome up to 16 homeless neighbors to the church for dinner, a hot shower, a warm bed for the night, breakfast, and Sunday morning worship service. While the pandemic postponed our participat…Read More »