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Carolyn Myers Honored for a Lifetime of Tutoring

By Susan Shinn Turner When asked about her recent Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rowan County Literacy Council, Carolyn Myers says, “Oh, that’s old news!” But the retired educator encourages...
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Looking Back: The Sanctuary’s 1975 Renovation

1975 Sanctuary Renovations By Doug Robinson St. John’s Archives Committee From generation to generation, St. John’s has been steadfast in the stewardship of our facilities. After...
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Men’s Beach Retreat, May 29-31

By Susan Shinn Turner The Men’s Beach Retreat at the Lutheran Retreat Center at Isle of Palms in May sounds like SO MUCH FUN. The men will gather May 29-31...

Funerals and Perspective

Dear friends, In the first two months of this year, we have led seven funerals as pastors of St. John’s. In addition, I’ve lost two aunts since January, and we’ve...
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G2G Update: “A Remarkable Response!”

By Pastor Rhodes Woolly After five weeks of our G2G Phase 2 Campaign, you have pledged or contributed $3.2 million, based on a total project goal of $3.8 million. What...

CDC Renovation: Preparing space for our youngest generation

By Barbara Jo Corriher The CDC is 20 years old and continues to be a remarkable and necessary ministry to the next generation of citizens, leaders, and faithful Christians. Here...

Things Change: The First Sanctuary Renovation in 1947

By Doug Robinson St. John’s Archives Committee Some things change; some things stay the same. St. John’s is an excellent example of that maxim. For example, members are regularly added...

Margy Fink’s Legacy as a Cook of the Kitchen

Cindy Fink with her mother, Margy FInk, in 1980 at Cindy's college graduation. By Susan Shinn Turner If there was one thing the late Margy Fink...
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St. John’s Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Lutheran Church’s Ordination of Women: The Rev. Dr. Marty Stevens to Preach Feb. 16

The Rev. Dr. Marty Stevens By Susan Shinn Turner The year 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the ELCA’s ordination of women. Throughout the year we...

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