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In Mom’s Memory: Lorna Reasor’s Family Makes Gift to Benefit Children of the CDC

By Susan Shinn Turner Lorna Reasor may have been an octogenarian, but there weren’t many age groups at St. John’s she wasn’t involved in. She was a passionate member of...
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St. Teresa of Avila– A Renewer of the Church, A Saint and A Child of God

Peter Paul Rubens / CC BY-SA ( By Rob Durocher, Minister of Worship and the Arts We tend to think of saints in terms of the...
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St. John’s Members Volunteer in the Community

By Susan Shinn Turner While some volunteer groups connected to St. John’s are on pause, others are finding different ways to participate. The Rainbow Makers, which serves the Child Development...
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Measuring Online Attendance: Expanding Our Digital Reach

By Angel Owens Communications Specialist Gathering attendance numbers can be tricky these days. How many people are actually joining us in worship each week? There is no way to know...

Consecration Sunday is October 11, 2020: Make Your Move!

Bishop Smith Joins us for Consecration Sunday Bishop Tim Smith goes back a long way at St. John’s. He grew up in this congregation, was confirmed...

Planting Seeds for Future Leaders

I’ve just finished watching the first presidential debate, and I’ve decided to tell you who to vote for. Keep reading … At one level, the debate was pure embarrassment, two...
Girls transitioning from Loreto home to Juba due to school closures - with masks on

The Sudan Rowan Dream Continues

15 students who began their primary education through Raising South Sudan were admitted to secondary school - a huge honor in South Sudan! These include five...

Congratulations to Amber Lawson: North Carolina’s Outstanding Biology Teacher Award

By Susan Shinn Turner Congratulations to Amber Lawson, who recently received the National Association of Biology Teachers’ Outstanding Biology Teacher Award for the state of North Carolina. Lawson is in...
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Luke Brown Accepts Position as Principal at Moorseville High

By Susan Shinn Turner As principal of Salisbury High School since 2014, Luke Brown wasn’t looking for a new position. But then a friend told him that the principalship of...

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