Brad and Beth Van Amberg

Brad and Beth Van Amberg

We found each other later in our lives. We married thirty-one years ago in Kingsport, Tenn. We have 3 sons and 2 daughters from our previous marriages. We also have 3 granddaughters and 5 grandsons. None of our family members live in North Carolina. Prior to our...
Tom and Dot Erway

Tom and Dot Erway

After our move to Leland from Lockwood Folly (Holden Beach area) in 2005, we visited and worshiped in different churches in Leland searching for our forever “church home.” During a bridge game, a parishioner from St. Paul’s suggested we try her church, which was St....
Rob, Alison, Mary Jeffreys and Charlie Nipper

Rob, Alison, Mary Jeffreys and Charlie Nipper

Rob and I met at East Carolina University in 1999 and quickly became friends. We became very close over the next 3 years and started dating after Rob graduated in 2002 and was in the process of moving to Charleston, SC. After a year and a half of living 4 hours apart...
Bill & Beth Richards and Leigh Anne Dennis

Bill & Beth Richards and Leigh Anne Dennis

We three share our home as husband, wife and daughter. We are two Southern-born girls and a Massachusetts guy turned Southerner but still a Boston Celtics and Red Sox fan. We are former Presbyterians recently confirmed at St. Paul’s and happy to be a part of such a...
Marie Ashworth

Marie Ashworth

I was born in James Walker Memorial Hospital in Wilmington on October 17,1939. So you don’t have to count on your fingers: I am 82 years old. My home on Wrightsville Sound was directly across the street from what is now Dockside Restaurant but then was the...
Joy Blake Donat

Joy Blake Donat

I grew up in Pinehurst and spent summers at Wrightsville Beach.  It was those summers, with all the smells of the salt air, marsh and ocean that solidified my love for coastal North Carolina. I graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1989 and...