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Posts by Angel Owens

State of the Church

By Susan Shinn Turner This year’s annual State of the Church is set for Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 5:30 pm. The Congregation Council is hosting the event, which includes a meal, prepared by Ott Pinkston and his crew. It’s going to be an exciting evening, according to Bill Johnson, council president. “This year, we will…

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Roger and Linda Hull Continue to Host Study Group

By Susan Shinn Turner If you want to take a deep dive into a variety of religious topics, consider the study group hosted by Roger and Linda Hull. The Hulls started the group at their home in 2006 and have been going strong ever since. “I had the opportunity to spend about 10 years in…

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From the Pastor

Dear friends, Sept. 22 was a very special day in the life of St. John’s, as we formalized a partnership with Christmas Lutheran Church in Bethlehem. Pastor Munther Isaac was on hand to preach and sign the Covenant, which is printed on page 15 of this Eagle’s View. Christmas Lutheran is just three blocks from…

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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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