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19 Mar 2021

Thoughts about Atlanta

By The Rev. Mike Seawright|2021-03-19T11:24:56-04:00Mar 19, 2021|Clergy Notes|

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This past fall, we had over twenty cottage meetings. The purpose of these meetings was to listen and discern together the future into which God is calling us as a church. Overwhelmingly, these visions were of a multi-ethnic worshipping community. Walking into an increasingly [...]

30 Dec 2020

What have we learned?

By |2020-12-30T10:40:15-04:00Dec 30, 2020|Recovery and Transition|

What has the Recovery + Transition team learned from the work we have done? We learned to listen and we learned that listening is healing. The Recovery and Transition Team came together with a diversity of perspectives but with a unified goal: to help Truro become a more godly, healthier congregation. As [...]

02 Dec 2020

Parish meeting

By |2020-12-02T16:09:43-04:00Dec 2, 2020|Recovery and Transition|

Please join us for a parish-wide Zoom call on Sunday, December 6 at 2:00 p.m. We will report on what we learned from our 22 Cottage Meetings, give updates from staff and vestry, and share thoughts about Truro. You can CLICK HERE to join the meeting.

09 Oct 2020

Cottage Meetings have begun!

By |2020-10-11T12:18:11-04:00Oct 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 |2020-10-06T18:11:39-04:00Oct 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 [...]

25 Sep 2020

A Visit from our Bishop

By |2020-10-06T18:01:45-04:00Sep 25, 2020|Recovery and Transition|

Last Sunday, the Right Rev. John A.M. Guernsey preached from Truro’s pulpit on Philippians 1:12-30, which he described as the “Epistle of Joy.” Bishop John also participated in the installation of the newest members of our vestry. For the first time since the church was closed to in-person worship, members [...]

18 Sep 2020

Staff/Vestry Cottage Meeting

By |2020-10-06T17:58:27-04:00Sep 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 [...]