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Welcome to our Cluster Parishes of Portsmouth & Chesapeake website. Please feel free to explore and learn more about each of our four parishes and our wide range of ministries. Our Cluster provides a welcoming Christ-centered environment for everyone who desires to follow the teaching of Jesus Christ by offering the Sacraments and Scriptures under the guidance of the Holy Spirit. We want to welcome you not only to our website but also to our churches.

We want you to know we are here to support you and your loved ones through our prayer and action.

Vacation Bible School

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Vacation Bible School: Children & Adults

Barnyard Roundup is the theme for Vacation Bible School this year!  We are God’s sheep, and he is our shepherd.  We are looking for excited volunteers to help lead tasks such as storytelling, crafts, games, snacks, and music!  VBS will run August 1st through 4th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Church of the Resurrection.  The cost is $20 per child for the children’s program, which is open to children ages 4 through 12.  Mark your calendar and plan to join the fun!

Adults will have sessions based on the same stories the children learn each night.  Sessions will be taught by the Cluster priests and deacons.  Cost for the adult sessions is $10 per adult.

To download a registration form, click  the registration link: Registration 2016

Forms should be mailed to Vacation Bible School, Church of the Resurrection, 3501 Cedar Lane, Portsmouth, VA 23703

 

Living Our Mission Campaign

The Living our Mission Campaign encourages us to accomplish our vision for our parish, our community, and our diocese. When you support this campaign you are supporting the efforts of priests, lay people, children, elderly and everyone in between. To find out more click here or visit your parish link below. Thank you for your continued generosity and support.

 

St. Paul: http://livingourmission.org/parishes/saint-paul/

St. Mary: http://livingourmission.org/parishes/saint-marys/

Holy Angels: http://livingourmission.org/parishes/church-of-the-holy-angels/

Resurrection: http://livingourmission.org/parishes/church-of-the-resurrection/

Ten Minute Bible Study

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Ascension Press and The Great Adventure Bible Study Series present Ten Minute Bible Studies.  Take ten minutes per day to immerse yourself in scripture and learn more about God’s great plan of salvation through Christ.  Click here to sign up for the free program.

Help Your Parish

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Support your parish when you search or shop online!

Search with GoodSearch, Shop with GoodShop,

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Here’s an easy way to raise money for your parish.  GoodSearch is a powerful Yahoo-powered search engine that donates a penny to your favorite cause every time you do a search.   GoodShop.com is an online shopping and coupon portal that donates a percentage of every item purchased from more than 2,600 top online retailers like Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Best Buy, Target and Macy’s.   You pay the same price as you normally would, but a donation goes to your parish.  GoodDining is an everyday dine-out-for-charity program that donates up to 6% of the bill to your charity when you eat at any of the 10,000 participating restaurants nationwide.  Here’s the web site — http://www.goodsearch.com/.   You can also read about Goodsearch in the NY Times, Oprah Magazine, CNN, ABC News and the Wall Street Journal.

 

So, how do you start?  Just start using Yahoo! powered Goodsearch.com as your search engine!  Simply downloading the GoodSearch toolbar  is a great way to help us raise funds every time you search the web or shop online—all without spending a cent.

 

If you have questions, please contact Shaylyn Baker, Director of Adult Formation & Communications, at adultformation@clusterparishes.com or 757-484-7335.

 

For questions concerning the Cluster Website, contact the webmaster via email .