Amanda Greene

Local
5:00 am
Wed December 12, 2012

Sounds of the Season: The Dreidel Game

Adiel lo, commons.wikimedia.org

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

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Local
11:09 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Sounds of the Season: Hanging of the Greens

Jamie Cook, left, looks on as Shari Ulman lights the Advent Wreath during Hanging of the Greens Service at United Advent Christian Church in Wilmington, N.C. Sunday December 2, 2012
Jason A. Frizzelle

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

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Local
4:46 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

20-year journey for St. Jude's: from LGBT haven to thriving community church

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.

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Local
5:00 am
Mon September 3, 2012

Burmese refugee community grows in First Baptist Church

Burmese refugees at First Baptist Church in Wilmington
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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Local
6:00 am
Mon August 27, 2012

"Iron Man 3" donates to Wilmington Seamen's Center

International Seamen's Center
Amanda Greene WilmingtonFAVs.com

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.

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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 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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