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Congregational Life

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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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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Joy Chaffin Retires as Office Manager

By Susan Shinn Turner As of Aug. 1, there will be no Joy in the church office. That’s “Joy” with a capital J. Joy Chaffin, office manager, will retire after three years in a position that was created when she joined the St. John’s staff. When asked about the variety of her duties, Joy laughs…

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Camille Butner and Family Plan to Build Church in Honduras

By Susan Shinn Turner When Camille Butner and her brother, Carl Nichols, were in the process of settling their parents’ estate, they came up with a unique idea to donate the money. Carl, who lives in Mooresville, has been involved in mission work in Honduras since 1992. Either this summer or next summer, he will…

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Want to make a BIG difference in the life of a kid in out community?

By Susan Shinn Turner In our local schools, Chuck Moll says, “You can never have too many volunteers.” He and his wife, Judy, are longtime volunteers for the Gator Reading Program at Isenberg. Here’s a round-up of the volunteer opportunities available in the schools with which St. John’s partners. Barnabas Connection with Knox Middle School…

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Support St. John’s Ministries Through Thrivent

If you are a member of Thrivent Financial, you may have the opportunity to support ministries without any cost to you. If you aren’t a member you can still support ministry with Thrivent Financial grant funding. One option is a Thrivent Action Team project. Thrivent Action Team projects are charitable projects, which may include jumpstarting…

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Wednesday Meals Are Back Sept. 12

By Susan Shinn Turner My husband and I were having dinner with my son, Andrew Poe, the other night, when out of nowhere he said, “Gosh! Wednesday meals are starting soon. I can’t wait!” A lot of St. John’s folks are thinking the same thing. Wednesday meals return Sept. 12. Often called “the best-kept secret…

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