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Thank You to the Saint Pius Community ~ and an Invitation to a Special Advent Evening

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 11/22/16

THANK YOU parishioners for all you do for our parish and community! The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of activity~ from moving to the new Simmons Parish Center, New Comers Dinner, Stewardship Fair, Turkey Meals Delivery, with all of this taking place along with our “usual” round ... Read More »

Stewardship Spotlight ~ Women's Resource Center

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 11/15/16

Spotlight on the Women’s Resource Center: The mission of the Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro is to promote the self-reliance of women by assessing needs, providing services and acting as a gateway to community resources. In seeking solutions for unmet needs, the WRC provides strategic leadership through collaborations and ... Read More »

Stewardship Spotlight ~ Freedom House

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 11/15/16

Spotlight on Freedom House : A 501(c)(3) organization founded in Greensboro in 2006 with the mission of providing a long-term, addiction-recovery program that rescues, restores, and redeems the lives of women and their children in a Christ-centered, family environment. Freedom House is able to provide young children who are ... Read More »

Stewardship Spotlight ~ YWCA Family Shelter

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 11/15/16

Spotlight on: The YWCA Family Shelter program provides shelter, food, case management and holistic support for families experiencing homelessness. Each family develops a plan to achieve educational goals, optimal health, and financial stability, pay off debts and save money to move into permanent housing.

St. Pius X helps the YWCA fulfill ... Read More »

Stewardship Spotlight ~ BackPack Beginnings

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 11/15/16

Spotlight on BackPack Beginnings: The mission of BackPack Beginnings is to deliver child-centric services to feed, comfort and clothe children in need. Serving over 6,000 children annually, their vision is a community of healthy and well-nurtured children.

St. Pius X helps this nonprofit agency in several ways! Our volunteers go ... Read More »

Stewardship Stories ~ We Care

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 11/15/16

As a member of the WE CARE ministry, I feel an obligation to our Church and the members who actually make the Church what it is.  That obligation is to select and donate to outside ministries that strive to help people help themselves.  Fulfilling a need is the simple ... Read More »

Stewardship Stories ~ Thanksgiving Food Bags

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 11/11/16

Thanksgiving Food Bags

All ministries and stewardships are rewarding. Diane and I have found the Thanksgiving food collection and delivery to be particularly fulfilling.  Planning and communication starts after Labor Day and culminate with the actual turkey and food delivery on the Sunday before Thanksgiving.

Every parish member young ... Read More »

Stewardship Stories

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 11/09/16

"Being able to give back to St. Pius and our extended family is one of our greatest blessings. It is hard to put into words what this parish has meant to us in the 9 years we have been here, but participating in various ministries is more than a ... Read More »

Stewardship Spotlight ~ Hot Dish and Hope

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 9/27/16

Under the Step Up Greensboro umbrella, Hot Dish & Hope is another opportunity to put our faith into action as we serve dinner and a “measure of hope” to individuals and families in need. Hot Dish & Hope serves a meal each Tuesday and Thursday to guests arriving between ... Read More »

Stewardship Spotlight ~ CROP Hunger Walk

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 9/12/16

This walk helps support the overall ministry of Church World Service, especially grassroots, hunger-fighting development efforts around the world. In addition, the Greater Greensboro CROP Hunger Walk & Run returns 25% of the funds it raises to Greensboro Urban Ministry's Potter's House Community Kitchen. CROP Hunger Walks help to ... Read More »