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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1:40 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Whiteville Group to Write New Testament in Chalk for Easter

Students from Columbus Christian Academy write parts of The New Testament on Whiteville's sidewalks April 3 as a test run of the Walk with Jesus New Testament Writing set for Easter Sunday 2012.
Mike Gilchrist The News Reporter

Early Easter morning, about three miles of Whiteville’s sidewalks will be covered in about 200,000 words from Jesus’ life.

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Local
12:55 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

Seamen's Center Looking to Move

The exterior of the International Seamen's Center at the Port of Wilmington.
Amanda Greene Wilmington Faith and Values

The International Seamen’s Center located in a 1940s-era building inside the Wilmington State Port is showing its age and the ministry to sailors plans to move outside the port.

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Local
2:17 pm
Tue March 20, 2012

Pender Co. Jail Gets New Chapel

Chaplain Jimmy Joseph at Pender Correctional Institution in Burgaw.
Wilmington Faith and Values

More than 100 local churches and individuals gave money to open a chapel at Pender County Correctional Institution. The groundbreaking last week was also a community affair.

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Local
3:44 pm
Tue March 6, 2012

Anti-Marriage Amendment Rally Draws Crowd in Wilmington

About 100 people attended the Race to the Ballot final rally in Wilmington's Riverfront Park on Friday, March 2.
Wilmington Faith and Values

On the North Carolina primary ballot in May, voters will see an amendment defining marriage between one man and one woman as the only domestic legal union recognized in the state.

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Local
3:30 pm
Tue February 21, 2012

Faith Groups Mobilize For and Against Marriage Amendment

Faith-based advocacy groups are mobilizing statewide campaigns on both sides of the debate surrounding a marriage amendment that will appear on the May 8th primary ballot.

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Local
2:06 pm
Wed February 15, 2012

Wilmington's Temple of Israel Installs New Rabbi

Rabbi Paul Sidlofsky scoots into place in the Torah procession before his installation on Friday.
Amanda Greene Wilmington Faith and Values

Wilmington’s Temple of Israel, North Carolina’s oldest Jewish house of worship, recently installed its 18th rabbi since the congregation’s beginnings in 1876.

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Local
6:00 am
Sun February 5, 2012

Judge in Wilmington Denies Bond for Woman Arrested in Beheading Plot

The defense team for Nevine Aly Elshiekh, Linda Moreno, at left, and Charles Swift, at right, plan to appeal.
Sara Clark Wilmington Faith and Values

On Friday, a federal judge in Wilmington denied bond for a Raleigh Muslim woman who was arrested in late January for her alleged involvement in a murder-for-hire beheading plot. 

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Local
1:54 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

Brunswick Churches Team Up for the Homeless

Donna Phelps, director of Building Hope Ministries
Wilmington Faith and Values

Brunswick County has its first homeless shelter network, thanks to a growing group of churches that have banded together in the area. 

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