Sunday sermon topics

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: “Gone Fishing: Fishing for the People. Scripture: Matthew 4:18-22.

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. For the sake of you and others, you may choose to wear a mask during indoor worship; however, at this time, wearing a mask is not mandatory. Sermon: “Marks of a Methodist: Rejoicing in God. Scripture: Philippians 4:4-7.

Boger’s Chapel United Methodist Church

1775 Flowes Store Road E., Concord. Pastor: Eric Shaver. Sunday school at 9 a.m. Worship in person or on Facebook at 10 a.m. Opening text: Psalm 65. Children’s songs. Sermon: “Final thrust”. Scripture: Joel 2:23-32.

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950 Bradley Street, Concord. Pastor: Rev. Debbie Frye. In-person worship at 10 a.m. Space for children and nursery available. All services streamed live and available anytime on the Calvary Lutheran Concord YouTube channel – easy access via our website Everyone is welcome.

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 Looking forward to joining you for our service! Subject of the sermon: “Different people”. Scripture: Luke 18:9-14.

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: Rev. Doug Crawley. Sunday School at 9 a.m. Worship at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary, or watch online on our Facebook page. Sermon Series: Do Not Be Afraid. Sermon: “You are not alone.” Scripture: John 16:33; Joshua 1:4-9; Matthew 28:20 ESV.

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! Sermon: “Go up to the Temple to pray”. Scripture: Luke 18:9-14.

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 on or, in case you don’t feel like watching. to be here in person.

Harmony United Methodist Church

101 White St. NW, Concord. Pastor: Reverend Thad Brown. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Join us for our 116th Return to Sanctuary Worship Service at 11 a.m. Reverend Tina Overcash Thompson, pastor of Memorial United Methodist Church in Kannapolis, will deliver the message. Reverend Thompson and her family are longtime members of Harmony. We are delighted to have him in the pulpit and invite you to join us in worship! A covered dish will follow the service in the village hall. Sermon: “Another boring sermon.” Scripture: II Corinthians 11:10-15. The service is live at We welcome anyone who cannot join us in person to worship with us online. For more information, 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. Worship at 10:30 a.m. Daycare will be offered during worship.

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. Sermon: “Praise the Lord!

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. Sermon: “Pray”. Scripture: Joel 2:23-32; II Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18; Luke 18:9-14.

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 10:30 a.m. for worship. Our service is also webcast live at or Series of sermons: Not ashamed. Sermon: “Itching of the ears.” Scripture: Luke 18:1-8; II Timothy 3:14-4:5. Suggested hymns: UMH 601, “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet”; UMH 526, “What a friend we have in Jesus.”

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: “Problem ‘I’.” Scripture: Luke 18:9-14 (NKJV).

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, ECO

2400 Old Salisbury-Concord Road. 9:40 a.m.: Bible study for adults. 10 a.m.: Sunday school. 11 a.m.: Worship at the sanctuary, also live on Facebook.

200 Sims Parkway, Harrisburg. Pastor: Rev. Franklin D. Watkins. 10 a.m.: In-person worship and Facebook Live and YouTube Live.

Second Presbyterian Church

1578 Dale Earnhardt Blvd, Kannapolis. Pastor Sue Black, minister. Reverend Aaron Price, assistant pastor. Worship at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary and on Facebook Live. Sermon: “The path that leads to joy”. Scripture: Psalm 111.

St. John’s Reformed Church

901 N. Main St., Kannapolis. Pastor: Rev. Chris King. Sunday school for all ages at 9:30 a.m. Worship at 10:30 a.m. Bible study for adults at 4 p.m. Website: Email/Phone: [email protected] / 704-932-3656. Sermon: “The Mysterious Ways and Words of Jesus”. Scripture: John 6:15-42.

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