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14237
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Seven hundred people celebrated the Rehobeth Church on its 150th anniversary. The church was noteworthy not just for its longevity but also for famous individuals who visited including Bishop Asbury.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 16 Issue 16, Sept 1948, p8-9, il
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15316
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Churches during the Depression experienced financial hardship and to keep these institutions afloat the Lord's Acre Plan was developed. Reverend Dumont Clarke, of Asheville, oversaw the plan which promoted the sale of agricultural products to raise money for impoverished churches. The program focused on rural religious institutions in the western portion of the state and by 1937, two hundred plus congregations from nine denominations and ten counties participated.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 5 Issue 7, July 1937, p5, 22, il
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24196
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Pastor Claude R. Alexander, Jr. plans to turn a derelict empty building, Liberty Hall, into a beautiful and bustling church, University Park Baptist Church. The Pastor will sell the other two churches in favor of one large space that accommodates all attendees.
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24506
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Reverend J. Wiley Bradsher was a famous preacher at Union Grove Baptist Church in Person County; this article presents his life before becoming a preacher and his accomplishments afterwards.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 45 Issue 10, March 1978, p24-25, il
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24513
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St. Mary’s Episcopal Church is located in the small community of Beaver Creek and houses a number of famous frescoes painted by Ben Long, a Tar Heel artist.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 45 Issue 12, May 1978, p12-14, il
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28614
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An excerpt from the Wilmington Journal gave an extensive description of the fires that destroyed Front Street Methodist Episcopal Church in 1886 and Grace Methodist Church in 1947. Despite the destruction, most of the records stored in the churches were preserved. The records include documents of the founding of the church, mission records, membership lists, birth and death records.
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28652
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The Rest Haven church near Bath, NC and its unique setting and congregation are detailed. The outdoor church is on the banks of the Pamlico River and was founded in 1950. The congregation takes turns giving sermons and leading the service. Stories and memories are shared of the church and its place in the lives of the local residents.
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29928
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The United Methodist Church at Kinnakeet began with a dream and bushels of oysters. Villagers found the area around Cape Channel in the Pamlico Sound to be abundant with oysters. After years of selling and saving, resources were pooled and lumber was bought to build a church. The church was rebuilt in 1962 after a hurricane swept through the coast .
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Sea Chest (NoCar F 262 D2 S42), Vol. 1 Issue 1, Spring/Summer 1980, p37-39, por
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30610
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The cash budget is central to the planning and control process of the church. While most North Carolina church congregations do an acceptable job in preparing their annual budgets, the majority are weak in the management of their cash budgets on a monthly basis. This article discusses trends in North Carolina church contributions and how seasonal forecasting can be used to improve the management of the cash budget.
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Carolina Coast Business Review (NoCar HF 5001 C38x), Vol. 9 Issue 1, Winter 1991, p2-5, il, bibl, f
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30869
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The Shiloh Methodist Church is located near Troy in Montgomery County, North Carolina. There are no records when the first congregation was organized, but it is believed that in 1836 a log church was moved to this location from Shiloh Springs. In 1883 a new building was constructed and the old log building was used for a school.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 41 Issue 11, Nov 2009, p30, il
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34405
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The churches of Beaufort County have histories dating back centuries. The first, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, is the oldest church building in North Carolina, with an active parish dating back more than three-hundred years. This article provides the histories of Beaufort County churches based on materials from the Brown Library in Washington, interviews with church historians and official histories of each church.
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37024
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With voices soaring heavenward, the author asserts choirs resemble what awaits the faithful on both sides of the pew. As for the choir’s role, Kelly posits it is can greatly influence the quality of life—church life now and life hereafter.
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35912
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Joe Warrell lent a hand in the creation of the monument on the narrator’s family farm. Perhaps a miracle, considering the habitual gesture that gave him miracle worker status in Betty Branch Church: middle finger extended upward.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 1, Jan 1981, p48-49
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36314
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Through Reverend Lisa Saunders’ work, lately being reflected in a memoir, she has learned a valuable lesson about life. It's one that applies just as aptly to the beginning or end of life. The immaterial reward of a life well lived—a good legacy left behind—is more important than material rewards.