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Exodus Works Thrift Store Now Open!

Hickory City Ward 4 Alderman Hank Guess cuts the ribbon for the grand opening of the Exodus Works Thrift Store at 510 1st Ave. SW in Hickory on October 28, 2010. Those attending the event included Hickory Mayor Rudy Wright, Exodus Homes Board president Kevin McIntosh, other board members, staff, Exodus Homes residents, and people …

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Exodus Works Thrift Store Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

Thursday October 28, 2010  •  12:00pm  •  510 1st Ave. SW  •  Hickory, NC 28602 Exodus Homes, a faith-based United Way agency providing 82 beds of supportive housing for homeless recovering people, is about to celebrate another dream come true.  In order to survive the recession, they have expanded their social enterprise, Exodus Works, to create jobs  …

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Exodus Homes Expands Social Enterprise to Survive

Exodus Homes, a faith based United Way agency providing 82 beds of supportive housing to homeless recovering people returning to the community from treatment centers and prison is struggling to survive. They have lost $233,000 in revenue since 2008 as a result of the high unemployment of its residents who pay fees that are the …

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Exodus Homes Gets Certified Peer Support Specialists

Exodus Homes, a faith-based United Way agency that provides 82 beds of faith based supportive housing to homeless recovering people returning to the community from treatment centers and prisons now has two certified Peer Support Specialists in its staff team. The Rev. Reggie Longcrier, Executive Director of the agency, and James Moore, Program Director, recently completed 120 …

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Invitation to 13th Choir Anniversary

Please join us for a hand clapping, foot stomping, get-up-out-of-your-seat good time!   Exodus Missionary Outreach Church Gospel Choir — 13th Annual Choir AnniversarySaturday August 21, 2010, 6:00pmExodus Missionary Outreach Church www.exodusoutreachchurch.org1763 Highland Ave. NE, Hickory 28601 Free, and all are invited! Thank you!

Exodus Homes’ Urgent Need For Donated Vehicles!

Exodus Homes’ Director of Operations Jerry Ratliff is seen with a donated 1990 Pathfinder that died this week of a bad transmission. The public is encouraged to donate cars, pick-up trucks, box trucks, and vans to the organization. The agency’s assistant executive director the Rev. Susan Smith says donating a vehicle to Exodus is more …

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Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Raise $30,000 for ALFA and Exodus Homes

Mitchell Gold (left) with Bob Williams, speaking to a festive crowd of 100 at Williams’ and Stephen Heavner’s home in Hickory, NC, on June 3, 2010. Taylorsville, NC-based home-furnishings company Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams sponsored an evening event to raise funds for two nonprofit organizations, ALFA and Exodus Homes. The “feast of food and drink” provided …

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Hickory Witnesses For Peace Go To Mexico

The Rev. Susan Smith and Veronica Pearson are seen pointing to Mexico on a world map as they prepare for their 10 day trip with the Witness for Peace program to study the Roots of Migration. They are going at the recommendation of the Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman, President of the Hickory Branch NAACP. …

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Access to the American Dream – The State of Race Relations in Hickory

Race Relations Focus Group Discussion Saturday May 22, 2010, 12:00pm – 4:00pm First Presbyterian Church of Hickory Fellowship Hall 237 2nd St. NW, Hickory 28601 A very unique event will occur on May 22, 2010 when a diverse group of 20 people from the Hickory community will convene for a race relations focus group discussion. The group of five Caucasians, five African-Americans, five Hmongs, and five Latinos will discuss their …

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Rev. Bob Thompson and Rev. Reggie Longcrier Exchanged Pulpits!

On Sunday April 25, 2010, the Rev. Bob Thompson, senior pastor of Corinth Reformed United Church of Christ, and the Rev. Reggie Longcrier, senior pastor of Exodus Missionary Outreach Church did something rare – they exchanged pulpits for the day across denominational and cultural lines. The two have been friends for years, and both believe churches need more unity …

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