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Cary History

Town of Cary Relocating Historic Nancy Jones House

Cary, NC – The Town of Cary reached an agreement to purchase the Nancy Jones House, the oldest standing house in town, with plans to relocate it by next year. Read more

Cary Church

Updates on First United Methodist Church’s Expansion and Renovation

Cary, NC – First United Methodist Church is one of Downtown Cary’s oldest landmarks and for the past year, the historic church has been undergoing new construction and renovations, with plans for those first major phases to finish this Summer. Read more

Cary Synagogue

Arrest Made In Cary Synagogue Vandalism

Cary, NC – Late in 2018, Cary police arrested a woman who admitted to ethnically and religiously motivated vandalism, including vandalizing a Cary synagogue that was the target of threats earlier in the year. Read more

Green Level Baptist Church

Cary’s Heritage: Green Level Baptist Church

Cary, NC – Margaret Travis is the daughter of Reverend G.T. Mills, who was one of the first pastors of Green Level Baptist Church. She gave us a history of that church. Read more

Cary Community Choir

Annual “Handel’s Messiah” Show David Mellnik’s Last as Cary Choir Director

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

First United Methodist Church

First United Methodist Church Expanding and Renovating Downtown

Cary, NC – Downtown Cary’s First United Methodist Church has history stretching back to the 1870s and has undergone many changes since then. Now, the church is undergoing another change as one of its buildings is being renovated and a new Youth and Community Center is being constructed. Read more

Abraham Jam Aims to Bring People Together Through Music

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

Local Documentary Creates Conversation Around Religious Differences

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

Recipe: Lobster Fest’s Bishop’s Lobster Bisque

Story originally appeared on FoodCary.

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 Church Group Raising Money for Support Ministry Work in Uganda

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