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Ann Street United Methodist Church

335 Ann Street, Concord. Pastor: Rev. Randy L. Wall. In-person worship and Facebook Live at 11 a.m. at Ann Street Church. Sermon: “The Sword of the Spirit”. Scripture: Ephesians 6:10-20.

Bethpage United Methodist Church

109 Fellowship Ave. at West C Street, Kannapolis. Pastor: Rev. Gary McDonald. Christian Education at 9 a.m. Worship at 10 a.m. As an act of caring for yourself and others, you may choose to wear a mask during indoor worship; however, at this time, wearing a mask is not mandatory.

Boger’s Chapel United Methodist Church

1775 Flowes Store Road E., Concord. Pastor: Eric Shaver. Worship is at 10 a.m. in person or on Facebook. Masks are optional. Opening Reading: Psalms 104:24-35. Sermon: “Pentecost”. Reading for children: a child’s prayer. Unknown author.

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950 Bradley Street, Concord. Pastor: Rev. Debbie Frye. In-person worship at 8:30 a.m. (occasional worship) and 11 a.m. (traditional worship). Masking optional. Children’s area and nursery available. All services are streamed live and available anytime on the Calvary Lutheran YouTube channel – easily accessed via the website at Also on Sundays, Sunday school at 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Theme of the sermon: Pentecost.

Central United Methodist Church

1119 Union St. S., Concord. Pastor: Rev. Tony Allen. Sunday school for “In-between” and young adults at 9 a.m. Worship at 10 a.m. Child care is provided during worship. Masks are optional. The website is Sermon: “God is who… what? Scripture: John 14:8-17. Looking forward to joining you for our service!

220 George W. Liles Parkway, Concord. Pastor: Lowell McNaney. Live worship streamed on Facebook, the Crossroads Concord Church app, or the website at 9:30 a.m. and 11:11 a.m.

Crown Pointe Baptist Church

703 Tennessee Street, Kannapolis. Pastor: Doug Crawley. Sunday school at 9 a.m. Worship at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary, or view online on the church’s Facebook page. Series: Stories of God. Sermon: “Moses: Lessons from a Burning Bush.” Scripture: Exodus 3:1-7, 9-15; 4:1-17.

Eastside Missionary Baptist Church

199 Elgin Drive, Concord. Pastor: Rev. Stephen Burrow. In-person services: Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Worship services at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Recorded worship services and other information at You will be welcomed. Practice social distancing.

Epworth United Methodist Church

1030 Burrage Road NE, Concord. Pastor: Rev. Bill Roberts. The church has reopened its 10 a.m. worship service for attendance. Epworth UMC continues to follow proper COVID-19 social distancing guidelines as directed by the Governor of North Carolina and the CDC. We invite you to join us in worship!

Forest Hill United Methodist Church

265 Union St. N., Concord. Senior Pastor: Rev. Mandy Jones. Associate Pastor: Rev. Wes Judy. We are open for in-person worship. Contemporary worship at 9 a.m. Sunday school/small groups at 10 a.m. Traditional worship at 11 a.m. Contemporary and traditional worship will also be streamed live at or

Harmony United Methodist Church

101 White St. NW, Concord. Pastor: Reverend Thad Brown. We will be at Frank Liske Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Home Builders Refuge. A very short service will be held at 11 a.m. It will be streamed live at For more information, you can call the pastor at 704-791-2883 or the church at 704-782-8237.

Jackson Park United Methodist Church

715 Mable Avenue, Kannapolis. Pastor: Laurie Knoespel. Adult Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. In-person worship service at 10:30 a.m. Child care will be provided during the worship service. Sermon: “Release the result. Scripture: Luke 15:11-32.

Kirkwood Presbyterian Church

900 Klondale Ave, Kannapolis. Pastor: Rev. Dennis B. Craft. Worship at 11 a.m. in the church sanctuary on Sunday. No mask restrictions.

5300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord, in-person services. Pastor: Rev. Steve Ayers. If you have not taken the COVID-19 vaccine, wear a mask. McGill will stream Sunday worship at 10 a.m. on and on YouTube. The services will be live and also available on recording afterwards. Pentecost Day, Sunday Graduation Sermon: “Enabled! Scripture: Genesis 11:1-9; Acts 2:1-21; John 14:8-17, 25-27.

Midway United Methodist Church

108 Bethpage Road, Kannapolis. Pastor: Reverend Craig Allen. Come join us on Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. for Sunday school and at 10:30 a.m. for worship. Our service is also webcast live at or Sermon: “Does anyone think we are filled with new wine? Scripture: Acts 2:1-21; John 14:8-17. Suggested Hymns: UMH 539, “O Spirit of the Living God”; UMH 620, “One bread, one body.”

Mount Mitchell United Methodist Church

6001 Old Salisbury-Concord Road, Kannapolis. Pastor: Joel Locklear. Sunday school at 10 a.m. (adult and children classes.) Worship at 11 a.m. in person or on Facebook. Masks are optional and social distancing recommended. If you haven’t taken the COVID vaccine, wear a mask. Sermon: “When the wind blows.” Scripture: Acts 2:1-21.

150 Warren C. Coleman Blvd N., Concorde. Pastor: Rev. Douglas Witherup. 8:30 a.m. service held at 280 Concord Parkway S., Suite 15, Concord. Services at 150 Warren C. Coleman Blvd. N., are worship and sermon at 9:30 a.m. and worship and sermon at 11:15 a.m.

New Reformed Church of Gilead

2400 Old Salisbury-Concord Road. 9:40 a.m.: Bible study. 10 a.m.: Bible school for children. 11 a.m.: Indoor worship, Facebook worship, drive-in worship on 1600 AM radio.

200 Sims Parkway, Harrisburg. Pastor: Rev. Franklin D. Watkins. 10 a.m.: In-person worship and Facebook Live and YouTube Live. Sermon: “Faith acts as if God were speaking the truth.” Scripture: I Samuel 17:28-37.

Second Presbyterian Church

1578 Dale Earnhardt Blvd, Kannapolis. Pastor: Sue Black. Deputy Minister: Rev. Aaron Price. Worship at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary and on Facebook Live. Sermon: “The Spirit of God”. Scripture: Acts 2:1-8, 12-21. Communion will be served.

St. John’s Reformed Church

901 N. Main St., Kannapolis. Pastor: Rev. Chris King. 9:30 am: Sunday school for all ages. 10:30 a.m. Worship (in person or online at 4:00 p.m.: Bible study for adults. Pentecost Sunday sermon: “I believe in the Holy Spirit”. Scripture: I Corinthians 12:4-10; Galatians 5:22-24.

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