Cary, NC – For nearly 50 years, the Cary Community Choir has maintained a tradition of performing Handel’s famous “Messiah” close to Christmas. But this year’s show is particularly important because after 21 years with the choir, this will be David Mellnik’s last show as director and conductor. Read more
Cary, NC – As three musicians from three different religious backgrounds, Abraham Jam demonstrates how people can come together through harmonious music and a variety of instruments. Read more
Cary, NC – When problems arise due to religious difference, very rarely do people of different faiths meet and talk to come to an understanding. In a local documentary playing this weekend at the Cary Theater, five local religious leaders came together to do just that. Read more
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Cary, NC – Many religious organizations love to do good works with heartful intentions, dedicated labor and a common vision. One Cary church has led the way in doing good works by combining the elbow grease and love of lobsters. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church of Cary is holding its 11th annual “Lobster Fest” on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Read more
Cary, NC – With the nationally recognized quality of life in Cary, it can be hard to picture the hardship faced by some people in the United States and around the world. But a group of Cary residents has been working to improve conditions for one community in Uganda and are raising money to work on both the church work there and their own church community back home. Read more
Cary, NC – I was honored to give the opening remarks for the Jewish Cultural Festival this morning.
With all that is going on in the world today – I didn’t think I could do the standard “Welcome to Cary” remarks. Here’s what I said. Read more
Cary, NC – For more than 10 years, Cary’s only Islamic center has operated out of a rental space along Chatham Street. Now, after several years of construction, the permanent mosque is expected to open at 1155 W Chatham St. in 2017, across the street from the current center. Read more
Cary, NC – This Saturday, October 15, 2016 was Cary’s 16th Diwali celebration, held at Koka Booth Amphitheater. Diwali is one of the biggest festivals for Hindus and the event saw people from all around the community come out to enjoy food, music, dancing, art and more. Here are some photos from this year’s Diwali celebration. Read more
Cary, NC – Studies have shown that mental illness is all too common in both the United States and North Carolina and yet conditions can be easily stigmatized, isolating their patients. But a new church based program is looking to give people a support network and connect them with the larger community. Read more