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2021-2022 South Sudan Ministry Update

St. John’s has a rich tradition of outreach to brothers and sisters in need near and far. St. John’s global ministry partners include Dar al Kalima University and Bright Stars...
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2021-2022 Guatemala Ministry Updates

St. John’s has a rich tradition of outreach to brothers and sisters in need near and far. St. John’s global ministry partners include Dar al Kalima University and Bright Stars...
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2021-2022 Bethlehem Ministry Update

St. John’s has a rich tradition of outreach to brothers and sisters in need near and far. St. John’s global ministry partners include Dar al Kalima University and Bright Stars...
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Thank you, Jon!

By Susan Shinn Turner Jon Koppe, facilities manager at St. John’s for nearly six years, ended his service in November. He’s moving to Raleigh to be with his wife, Jenni,...
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Our Chrismon Ministry: Remembering Barbara Rufty

By Susan Shinn Turner Of course December was the busiest time of the year for Barbara Rufty. Rufty, who worked at Rufty’s Chrismons beginning in the 1990s, was an icon...
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A Chrismon Tradition

A chrismon is the combination of two words: CHRISt and MONogram— a monogram of Christ. The plural is chrisma and the word is not capitalized. Over the years these symbols...
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The Gift of a Memory: Mr. Bird Feeder

By Angel Owens Pastor Laura wrote a letter for the Eagle’s View last year that talked about how grief comes in waves. For some, the holiday season can be a...

Christmas on Church Street

By Susan Shinn Turner “Christmas on Church Street” is a brand new outdoor holiday celebration. The downtown Salisbury church community is collaborating in a new event this year called Christmas...
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Shower the Dwelling with Love

From their mission statement: “The Dwelling proclaims boldly that there is holiness in the identity as someone experiencing homelessness, that they share a kinship with God who reminds us all that...

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