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A Hub of Abundance

Jan 18, 2021 |
I told the kids that the Parktown Food Hub is the South Durham branch of Santa’s workshop.

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Dec 14, 2020 |
The most challenging part about being a parent during the pandemic is trying to making sure our kids are ok when the whole world is clearly not.

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Cross and Crown’s Pandemic Perseverance

Dec 14, 2020 |
Cross and Crown, Matthews, are supporters of C.O.S.Kids, a non-profit Christian ministry supporting low-income, single-parent families.

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A Communion of Saints

Nov 16, 2020 |
Synod staff recognized that particularly in this season of COVID-19, nurturing leaders includes helping them to grieve.

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Lincolnton  Little  Library

Oct 19, 2020 |
Salem, Lincolnton, came together to do 'God’s Work' with 'Our Hands' by creating a little library.

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Life Together, Reimagined

Oct 19, 2020 |
What we’ve been lifting up in this time of COVID is that we are still called, that has not changed.

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Operation Mask Mission

Sep 14, 2020 |
How do 100,000 masks get into the hands of NC Synod congregations?

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Solidarity Beyond the Walls

Aug 17, 2020 |
This is about transforming the world through building new social relationships.

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Born from the pandemic—something new!

Jul 20, 2020 |
The churches in the synod's Silver Valley Conference are working collaboratively, sharing the ministry of “The Vine,” and becoming stronger together.

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Finding new ways

Jun 15, 2020 |
It is true that we cannot go to the building and worship corporately...(b)ut we can certainly worship as the church together, apart.

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From Daily Bread to Abundant Thanks

May 18, 2020 |
People are often overwhelmed with thanks, tears in their eyes, and joy in their hearts as we bring an abundance of food to them.

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The Church is the People!

Apr 29, 2020 |
…we are the church together…the church is not a building…the church is the people!

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God is in the Room

Mar 16, 2020 |
For me, being in the youth band and leading worship helped me feel closer to God than I’ve ever felt. It makes me feel like God is in the room.

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A time for the Gospel in action

Feb 17, 2020 |
If there was ever a time for the Gospel in action, this is it.

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“I believe that I am a better pastor…”

Jan 20, 2020 |
Pastors Mary and Tim Canniff-Kuhn concluded their final summer as program directors at Lutheridge in 2019.

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