December 13, 2015
On Sunday, December 13, members of Christ Church Episcopal and staff of Bon Secours St. Francis Health System came together to dedicate the home on which they have worked for the past three months.
The home is located at 2 Estelle Street in the Sterling Community, an area of special focus for the ministries of the two build partners. At the wall-raising for the home, Craig McCoy, CEO of Bon Secours St. Francis Health Systems, said, “St. Francis of Assisi calls on each of us to be an instrument of God’s peace, sowing love where there is hatred, faith where there is doubt, and hope where there is despair. Habitat for Humanity has love, faith and hope hard-wired into their process, and ensures successful home ownership for low-income families through preparation, education and ‘sweat equity.’”
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System has been involved in seven Habitat builds, the most recent in 2013. Bon Secours is committed to the Sterling neighborhood, and to building healthy communities. Christ Church Episcopal, known as "the Parish in the heart of the city,” was founded in 1826 and is the largest parish in the Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina, with 4000+ members. Christ Church was the first partner to build with Habitat Greenville at the organization's inception in 1985, and since that time has participated in ten builds.
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