Getting Along

Getting Along: A Personal Word from Dr. Dennis W. Foust We are living in a time of intense political partisanship and polarization. Too often, these differences can even show up in churches. Although we intend to express our commitments to follow the way of Jesus above all other relationships and...

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Welcoming the Stranger: A St. John’s Legacy

written by Beverly Hester and Nina Phillips Tom’s phone rang on the morning of April 16.  We were already in the midst of lockdown and social distancing in Charlotte.  It was his new friend from Burma, whom he had met at Refugee Support Services on Central Ave.   His friend was...

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A Practical Guide to Navigating COVID-19 Financially

St. John’s is blessed to have many community leaders in our congregation. One of these is Certified Financial Planner, Phillips Bragg. Phillips is also an Accredited Estate Planner providing financial counsel and guidance for many individuals and organizations. Phillips and his wife Leslie are both deacons in the church serving...

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A Moment of Humor from Julie Scoggins

Ministry in Daily Life St. John’s is blessed to have many gifted people woven into the fabric of our congregation. One of these is Julie Scoggins. If you are fortunate, you may catch her humor on stage during a Carnival Cruise. Currently, she is like all of us – landlocked....

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Finding Peace in a Sea of Uncertainty

Ministry in Daily Life St. John’s is blessed to have many community leaders in our congregation. One of these is Psychotherapist Jesse Roberts. Jesse is owner of Charlotte Counseling & Wellness. Jesse specializes in grief, trauma, anxiety, depression, life transitions, and LGBT issues. He is a native of Rutherfordton, NC,...

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