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Archive for September 2019

Meet Deborah Cross, St. John’s New Office Manager

By Angel Owens Deborah Cross began at St. John’s as the Office Manager in mid-July. Welcome aboard, Deborah! Deborah was born and raised in Mooresville and moved to Salisbury at 19. She has two daughters, 13 and 4, a youngster who absolutely loves the St. John’s CDC. Until now, Deborah has always worked in the…

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Jake and Carole Parrott Pass the Torch as Youth Advisors

By Susan Shinn Turner After 10 years and three children in the youth program, Jake and Carole Parrott are passing the torch as youth advisors. When their oldest daughter, Lauren Miller, came through the youth program, the Parrotts say, there were already strong leaders in place: Steve and Celia Jarrett, Amy Ritchie, Don and Marsha…

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“Let’s Play Outside Again”

I have been volunteering at the CDC on a regular basis since my youngest child graduated from high school in 2013. My weekly volunteer duties transitioned from PTA, Band Boosters, and Sport Boosters to feeding, rocking, and interacting with infants and toddlers. Fast forward several years and I became a member of the CDC Advisory…

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Community Block Party

By Susan Shinn Turner On Sept. 7 from 3:30 to 6:30 pm, St. John’s is hosting its second-annual Block Party, and you’re invited! The event will be held on Jackson Street between the lower entrance of the Faith Center and the Child Development Center. There will be games, music, bounce houses, corn hole, and food.…

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Fall Programming Begins in September

By Angel Owens We’re ready to kick-off a new season of fall programming, and there’s something for everyone! Wednesdays! begin Sept. 11 with Wednesday Night Meals at 5:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall. It’s always a time for fun, fellowship, and a delicious, inexpensive meal — “the best deal in Salisbury.” With three different services,…

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Three Years with the Bee Hive

Dear friends, This week, Ted Goins and I will be robbing/extracting the honey of bee hives we’ve been nurturing for quite some time. Ted’s got a lot more history at this, so it’s been fun to learn from someone who knows the ropes. But I’ll be honest: it’ll be a lot more fun if this…

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