Shining as an Example of Revitalization

The Rt. Rev. Anne E. Hodges-Copple, bishop suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, is visiting St. Cyprian’s, Oxford, on Sunday, September 6. She will preach the sermon at the 11 a.m. service. A church in the midst of a revitalization, St. Cyprian’s is home to a vibrant, diverse congregation. A historically African-American congregation,Continue reading “Shining as an Example of Revitalization”

Afterschool Literacy Program: A Beacon of Hope

On Sept. 15, 2014, St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church launched an Afterschool Literacy Program.  The Rev. John Heinemeier, Vicar at Cyprian’s, envisioned a program that would target families of students identified as struggling readers.  With the assistance of the Literacy Advisory Board and the parishioners of St. Cyprian’s, the vision became a reality. Enrolled students receiveContinue reading “Afterschool Literacy Program: A Beacon of Hope”