Franklinton Center at Bricks

Wooten Named Executive Director of Franklinton Center at Bricks

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | May 13, 2024

The Board of Trustees and the Council of Elders of Franklinton Center at Bricks (FCAB) in Whitakers, N.C., recently introduced FCAB’s new executive director, the Rev. Dr. Douglas Wooten, at an open house held May 3, 2024. Wooten succeeds Ms. Vivian Lucas.  In a statement, the Board and Council said, “Wooten’s ties to Franklinton Center are…

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CHHSM Family and Children Ministries Called to Love Neighbor, Children by Serving ‘Strangers Among Us’

By Barb Powell | July 11, 2018

In keeping with the United Church of Christ’s 3 Great Loves initiative, CHHSM’s child, youth and family service ministries often are on the front lines in providing support and care to migrant and immigrant persons. While challenges such as language and cultural barriers are unique, CHHSM members are finding that many of the needs immigrant…

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UCC’s Franklinton Center at Bricks Provides Food in the Desert, and for the Soul, in Rural North Carolina

By Barb Powell | November 22, 2017

A casual tourist might not regard the lush green foliage and landscape of Whitakers, N.C., as a desert, but the area — home to the United Church of Christ’s Franklinton Center at Bricks — is the second largest food desert in the United States. It also is located in Edgecombe County, one of the poorest…

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