Amanda Greene

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During the rule of Antiochus, Jews played a diversion similar to the modern dreidel game. 

Sounds of the Season: Hanging of the Greens

Dec 7, 2012
Jason A. Frizzelle

In Roman times, evergreens were a symbol of fertility, peace and joy.

St. Jude’s Metropolitan Community Church was born 20 years ago out of one basic need:  to find an accepting place to bury the dead from Wilmington’s gay and lesbian community.  Amanda Greene of Wilmington Faith and Values reports how the church has grown and increased its focus on human rights issues.

Amanda Greene

Each Sunday a group of about 75-100 Burmese men, women and children – refugees fleeing persecution in Myanmar - crowd into the wedding chapel at First Baptist Church during the Sunday school hour for worship in their native Karen language.   Amanda Greene of Wilmington Faith and Values tells how this ministry has grown in the last year and changed lives both inside the church and in the Burmese community.

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In January, the board of the faith-based International Seamen’s Center decided to move to a location outside the port of Wilmington because of deteriorating conditions at its 1940s building there.

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.

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.