Archive for June 2018

New Respite Care Ministry to Begin at St. John’s

By Susan Shinn Turner In August, St. John’s is beginning an exciting new partnership with Trinity Living Center: a half-day, group respite program called Trinity Living at St. John’s. This program is designed to offer caregivers a break, while providing loved ones with a wide range of activities, according to Christina Joyce, executive director of…

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St. John’s Awards $26,250 in Scholarships

On June 3, St. John’s will award 33 scholarships to 26 students totaling $26,250. The scholarships are the result of generous gifts from members who want to encourage and support students in their post-secondary education. The scholarships are part of the St. John’s Benevolent Foundation, a $9 million foundation started in 1974. Congratulations to the…

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Congratulations to our High School Graduates

Justin Simpkins is graduating June 9 from East Rowan High School. The son of Shane and Deedee Simpkins, Justin will be attending Rowan County Community College in the fall for their Paramedic Course. Grace Howell is graduating June 9 from East Rowan High School. The daughter of Alison Wilsey and Brian Howell, Grace will attend…

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From the Pastor

Dear friends, In the next few weeks, we will bid farewell to Freya Obermuller, who has lived with us as an exchange student since last August. Freya, from Hamburg, Germany, has become a wonderful addition to our family — our fourth child, it seems — leading Carter and Matt to call her Freya OberWoolly. She’ll…

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