Art & Faith: Funding a Trip to India

Cary, NC- When your kids have a passion, you will do anything to help. Kate Cook’s children, Grace and Stuart, want to help orphans in faraway India through a program called Global Hope. Kate is hosting a juried art exhibit to raise the needed funds. Read more

White Plains Children’s Center Celebrates 30 Years

Cary, NC – White Plains Children’s Center is celebrating 30 years of service to the children of Western Wake this Saturday, May 19, and you’re invited. Read more

Spring Festivals in India (and Cary) – Basakhi and Ugadi

Story by Neha Rai and Jayana Saldanha. Edited by Matt Young. 

Cary, NC – Did you know that the second most commonly spoken language in Cary is Hindi? For those of you not familiar with Indian Holidays, we have a report direct from India on the spring festivals of Basakhi and Ugadi. Read more

Adoption and Parenting Session at St. Michael’s

Story by Mary Beth Phillips. Photo by James Brandon.

Cary, NC – Patti Zordich did not plan to become an expert on trauma and attachment theory, but after earning her doctorate with a focus on attachment theory and then working with children who had experienced trauma, it all came together.  The fruits of her experience led her to write a book for newly adoptive parents: Gotcha! Welcoming Your Adopted Child Home. Read more

Christmas in Mangalore

Story by Jayana Ira Saldanha. Edited by Matt Young.

Cary, NC and Mangalore, India – Many of us who work here in the Triangle in North Carolina have co-workers, contacts, clients and family in India. I was sharing tidbits about our traditions in the United States with a co-worker in India – Jayana Ira Saldanha – and she was kind enough to send this on.  Read more

Cary Hanukah Festival: Tuesday Dec 20

Story by Leslie Huffman. Photo by Calamity Sal.

Cary, NC – Tuesday evening, December 20, 2011, beginning at 4 p.m. come to the Cary Arts Center to participate in the Jewish Cultural Festival. This event takes place on the first night of Hanukah, celebrating the Jewish Festival of Lights. Read more

Cary Authors: Faith, Dancing and Energy Medicine

Book review by Matt Young. Photo by PanArmenian.

Cary, NC –  Suzette Faith Foster walks to the beat of a different drummer (or dances, I should say). Some of you might be worried that this is an insult. Trust me – to Sue, it is not. There was a time when many thought she would never even walk againRead more

New Building for College Park Baptist Church

Cary, NC – College Park Baptist will be kicking off a new era with their Grand Opening on October 23, at 910 Twyla Road, in a part of Cary off Green Hope School Road that has changed and grown incredibly since Pastor Matt Walker began planning for this day in 2003. Read more

Cary Church Sends Poly Water Tanks to Uganda

Cary, NC – The Children’s Liturgy Group at St. Michael’s Church in Cary (services are held at Green Hope High School) are raising money once again for water harvesting equipment in Mityana, Uganda. Read more

Thoughts on Easter

By Matt Young. Photo by vanherdehaage.

Cary, NC – Easter is one of those holidays that make me think back to my childhood. Easter eggs and bunnies, hot cross buns and Gene Autry come to mind.

Here are a few thoughts that are part of my holiday tradition.

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