From Salisbury to Selma

By Roger Hull In 2019, the Conversations That Matter Committee at St. John’s Lutheran Church planned and organized a trip for the Salisbury community to Montgomery and Selma Alabama.  The…

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234 Personal Care Kits Shipped to Ukraine

Throughout Lent, members of St. John’s contributed items for Personal Care Kits to be sent to Ukrainian refugees who are fleeing the war. A total of 234 kits were assembled…

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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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Update from Guatemala

By Hannah Nadeau-Giron Schools in Guatemala continue to be closed for in-person classes, the 15th months that our students at Escuela Integrada have been attending classes virtually. Thankfully, all of…

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“Strength, Hope, Resilience”

By Karen Puckett Performing artists from around the community will celebrate the strength and resilience of communities of color during an afternoon of music, dance, and spoken word in the…

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My Journey in the Pursuit of Racial Healing

By Mark Ritchie When I followed God’s invitation into social justice work fourteen years ago, I began volunteering weekly at Rowan Helping Ministries in their Crisis Assistance Network (C.A.N.) program…

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Our Vision for Racial Healing

By Susan Shinn Turner At its January meeting, St. John’s Congregation Council unanimously approved the Vision for Racial Healing. “It is everything you would expect it to be,” Pastor Rhodes…

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