“We have A Lot More in Common Than We Have Differences”: Lutheran-Catholic Dialogue

By Susan Shinn Turner Nearly 100 members from St. John’s and Sacred Heart Catholic Church attended each of three sessions during the recent Lutheran-Catholic Dialogue. The effort saw gatherings at both congregations. The first session included the history of Christianity in Rowan County by Dr. Gary Freeze, followed by Pastor...

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Lutheran-Catholic Dialogue Continues Dec 5 and Jan 9

Members of St. John’s and Sacred Heart Catholic Church gathered in conversation and fellowship on Nov. 14. The event was part one of a three-part series titled “Striving Toward Unity: A Lutheran-Catholic Reflection on Past, Present, and Potential for the Future.” Pastor Rhodes Woolly and Father John Eckert hosted the...

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Father John Eckert and Pastor Rhodes Woolly

Lutheran-Catholic Dialogue Begins Nov 14

By Susan Shinn Turner Beginning in November, Father John Eckert of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Pastor Rhodes will facilitate a Lutheran-Catholic Dialogue. “Alongside the 500th anniversary of the Reformation,” Pastor Rhodes says, “it makes sense for us to be in conversation as well.” Pastor Rhodes is fond of setting...

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