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09 Oct 2020

Cottage Meetings have begun!

By |2020-10-11T12:18:11-05:00Oct 9, 2020|Recovery and Transition|

What is a Cottage Meeting? A Cottage Meeting is a time for our community groups (and later our congregation) to discuss Truro’s past, present, and future with Mary Hays, Tim, and other members of the Recovery and Transition Team. These meetings provide opportunities for us to listen to one another [...]

02 Oct 2020

Cottage Meetings begin

By |2020-10-06T18:11:39-05:00Oct 2, 2020|Recovery and Transition|

Next week, “cottage meetings” begin. Several community groups have set aside time for sharing what they appreciate about Truro and to pray for discernment about Truro’s future (via Zoom). These meetings will be hosted by Tim and me, along with members of the Recovery and Transition Team. Once community groups [...]

18 Sep 2020

Staff/Vestry Cottage Meeting

By |2020-10-06T17:58:27-05:00Sep 18, 2020|Recovery and Transition|

Last Sunday afternoon, almost the entire vestry and staff met on the Truro campus. We listened and responded to the results of staff and vestry surveys, met together in small groups (outside in the beautiful weather!), prayed for one another, and asked God to give us words and pictures regarding [...]

14 Aug 2020

Cottage Meetings

By |2020-10-06T17:54:49-05:00Aug 14, 2020|Recovery and Transition|

As we announced during our parish meeting in July, Truro will begin holding Cottage Meetings in September. What is a cottage meeting? A cottage meeting is a gathering of people, usually in a home, to discuss the hopes and concerns of their parish. They are meant to give people an [...]

07 Aug 2020

August 7, 2020

By |2020-10-06T15:40:30-05:00Aug 7, 2020|Recovery and Transition|

From our conversations with many of you, we have heard concerns about forgiveness and reconciliation. We invited one of our Truro Recovery Team members (the Rev. David Hanke, rector of Restoration, Arlington) to offer definitions of these key terms so that our parish can have common language for our conversations [...]

24 Jun 2020

June 24, 2020

By |2020-10-06T12:49:34-05:00Jun 24, 2020|Recovery and Transition|

Dear Truro family, Thank you so much for your patience as the Recovery and Transition Team works to develop a plan for Truro’s healing and future-planning. We know that it is taking a long time, longer than anyone would like. One of the things we have discovered in our first [...]