Amanda Greene

Wilmington Faith and Values

Amanda Greene posts for Wilmington Faith and Values.

 

Wilmington Faith and Values is devoted to belief news written from a journalistic perspective about the diverse faiths of the Cape Fear region. WilmingtonFAVS.com is the second of many hyperlocal nonprofit religion news sites being started nationwide by Religion News LLC. Longtime local religion reporter Amanda Greene is the local editor and community manager for WilmingtonFAVS.com, which partners with WHQR and other media outlets in our area to bring faith journalism to many different audiences.

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5:00 am
Mon July 30, 2012

Local mosque looking to expand; plans new building on Princess Place Drive

In 2013, Tauheed Islamic Center, Wilmington’s oldest Muslim worship space, is planning to build the city’s first domed mosque on Princess Place Drive.

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Local
6:00 am
Mon July 23, 2012

Local filmmaker goes to Africa to document anti-poverty ministry for orphans

An orphan in the ZOE Ministry program
courtesy: Amanda Greene, WFAVs

North Carolina-based ZOE Ministry has helped more than 27,000 African orphans boost themselves out of poverty in the last five years.

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Local
5:00 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Circles of Support aids those at risk of homelessness

The United Way of the Cape Fear Area is taking a village approach in one of its homelessness prevention programs, Circles of Support.

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Local
5:00 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Secular Student Alliance attracting support on UNCW campus

UNCW Students from the Secular Student Alliance at the Reason Rally in Washington, D.C.
courtesy: Amanda Greene, WFAVs

 Of the more than 220 student organizations on the UNCW campus,  16 are registered as religious.

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Local
9:59 am
Mon June 4, 2012

One church makes this year's list of Most Threatened Historic Places

Sts. Peter Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church in St. Helena, near Burgaw
courtesy: Historic Wilmington Foundation

For the last seven years, worship spaces have been a constant on the Historic Wilmington Foundation’s Most Threatened Historic Places list.

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Local
5:00 am
Mon May 28, 2012

Community coalition pushes for Public Access Channel in Wilmington

courtesy: WFAVs

In 2009, Time Warner Cable made a business decision to shut down Wilmington’s public access channel, which mainly broadcast programming from area churches.

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Local
5:00 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Mormon, Muslim, and nondenominational faiths see most growth in the Cape Fear

It’s the nondenominational, Muslim and Mormon communities that have seen the most growth in the Cape Fear region in the last decade.

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Local
5:00 am
Mon May 7, 2012

Amendment One: Examining Marriage - Part II

photo by Amanda Greene

For the second part of our series on marriage leading up to the constitutional amendment vote on Tuesday, Amanda Greene of Wilmington Faith and Values tells the love story of Kure Beach residents Mario and Judi Paparozzi.

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Local
5:00 am
Fri May 4, 2012

Amendment One: Examining Marriage - Part I

In North Carolina’s debate about Amendment One, set for a vote on May 8, marriage has become an abstract concept – either defined as a civil right or a gift from God or both.

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Local
5:00 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Ephesus Junior Academy hopes to re-open this Fall

courtesy: Amanda Greene

Ephesus Junior Academy closed at the end of 2010 with just FOUR students on its rolls – when the minimum requirement was twelve students.

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