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May Faith Moment by Father Sullivan

Father Sullivan

At the Last Supper, on the night before his death, Jesus spoke to his disciples on a number of topics. He told them, not for the first time, that being his disciples would involve persecution and carrying a cross. In the Gospel of John, Ch 16, verse 2, he reminds them that “they will be …

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April Faith Moment by Father Sullivan

Father Sullivan

Happy Easter! Yes, we can still say that. Even though Easter Sunday itself has come and gone, the joy and hope and promise of Easter is so expansive that it can’t be limited to Easter Sunday. In fact, in the Christian calendar we have about six weeks in the Easter season! The Resurrection of Jesus …

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Collegiate Challenge 2024

Collegiate Challenge 2024

Clay County Habitat for Humanity welcomed students from the Illinois Institute of Technology for this year’s Collegiate Challenge. These amazing students volunteered their time at two construction sites located in Green Cove Springs. Activities at the construction sites included pressure washing, interior painting, installing siding and staining a fence. The students worked alongside the Core …

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March Faith Moment by Father Sullivan

Father Sullivan

We are now in the season known as Lent, which is celebrated by many Christian denominations. What is Lent? Lent is the 40 days of preparation for Holy Week and Easter. These 40 days are in memory of the time spent by Jesus in the desert, where He fasted and prayed before beginning his public …

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Meet Barry, our Newest CORE Volunteer!

CORE Volunteer

Meet Barry, the newest CORE Volunteer. Barry joined Clay County Habitat for Humanity in November 2023 and has already devoted over 100 hours of his time. After retiring, Barry moved to Clay County from Michigan and sought a meaningful way to spend his time. He found his calling in volunteering, and he enjoys spending his …

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Meet Keri, our newest Partner Family!

Keri is employed in logistics at a well-known national company. Despite having a good job, she finds it difficult to afford housing for her family. The escalating costs of rent and homes have made it challenging for her and many families like hers to find a place to call their own. They are constantly under …

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February Faith Moment by Father Sullivan

Father Sullivan

Simon, later to be known as Peter, was one of the twelve apostles chosen by Jesus. He was very surprised one day to hear Jesus talk about how important it was to forgive others. Jesus said that we should always forgive. Simon asked, “How often should we forgive, seven times seven?” “No,” said Jesus, “seventy …

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State Housing Initiatives Partnership Funding

House

Clay County Habitat for Humanity announces it has secured funding through the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP), a new down payment assistance program for qualifying citizens. Through this program, more people will now be eligible for Habitat’s zero-interest, affordable mortgage payment loans. The program is open to residents who have lived in Clay County for …

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Meet Melissa, our newest Board Member!

Melissa

Melissa Johnson is our newest board member! She comes to the board with over 24 years of experience in banking. She is a lifelong employee of Bank of America in Jacksonville and a resident of Green Cove Springs. She enjoys volunteering in the community but is also an avid runner (training for the 2024 Boston …

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January Faith Moment by Father Sullivan

Father Sullivan

We have just begun a NEW year! The word new always has an element of surprise and expectation. We associate it with excitement. Think of getting a new suit, dress, or shoes. Think of what it feels like to walk out of a car dealership with a new car! If you are a single person …

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