Orthodox Mission Planting in Hattiesburg MS

Campaign Created by: Holy Cross Orthodox Mission Church
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The funds from this campaign will be received by Mac Alford.

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Goal : $2,000

Raised : $2,970

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Our little mission parish of the Orthodox Church of America in Hattiesburg, MS (holycrosshattiesburg.org) has an opportunity to purchase a defunct Baptist church in our area. We have been hanging around in the area for years, mostly meeting in storefronts, borrowed or rented space from local organizations, and the like. At the beginning of 2020, we had a priest assigned to our little parish (he takes care of multiple churches). We were experiencing growth, but COVID put a damper on things a bit - but we feel that God is blessing us with momentum again. The opportunity to buy this property will enable us to better reach our community. No more cramped spaces and renting! But of course, owning a property comes with many responsibilities, and costs both anticipated and hidden. 

We hope that all people of goodwill that are able to contribute to the growth of Orthodoxy in Mississippi will help us in any way possible. Let's see the joy and healing of Orthodoxy take deep root in Hattiesburg - the Hub City - and from this hub spread through other parts of the state and beyond. We truly believe that with your assistance, we can see wonderful fruit for Christ's harvest.

If you'd like be placed on our mailing list or would like more information about our parish, please email holycrosshattiesburg@gmail.com.

UPDATES

Update #2
August 29, 2021
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Wow. We reached $2000, and I'm astounded at the generosity of so many. This will be so useful to our little parish. Thank you!

Update #1 Initial Goal Met!
August 28, 2021
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I could have never imagined that in less than 24 hours of putting our campaign "out there", our initial goal of $1000 would be met. Glory be to our God and Savior Jesus Christ! I'll admit. I had no idea how this would go. I'm so amazed. Please, if you're familiar with purchasing and remodeling real estate, you know that $1000 will go quickly. If you want to give above our initial goal, we would be so grateful.

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