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MOORESVILLE – The 31st Annual Rummage Sale has been scheduled for Aug. 3-4 at St. Therese Catholic Church.

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MOORESVILLE – Pastor Inger Manchester said she sometimes feels she has to pinch herself because her days are so blessed. Manchester has been the pastor of Fieldstone Presbyterian Church since 2014. Throughout her years there, she said she has continued to learn about “God’s presence and work…

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MOORESVILLE – First Presbyterian Church will hold a church-wide picnic on Sunday, July 1, in celebration of July Fourth.

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MOORESVILLE – Members of Harbor Church, PCA, will hold a blood drive 3-7:30 p.m. Monday, June 25 at the church, 433 Williamson Road.

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Forty years ago, I arrived at a summer camp where I would serve as chief counselor. A cute blonde greeted me and asked if she could help carry my luggage. I told her no. Later that evening when she told me she was going into ministry, I replied with “That’s because you don’t know what you wa…

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MOORESVILLE – Helping people navigate their way through faith and fellowship was a big part of Mark Ball’s upbringing. Today, he is the senior pastor at Southside Baptist Church. After a circumstance that would ultimately lead him to take an active role in the church, Ball said one of his si…

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Dunbar High School was named after African-American poet Paul Laurence Dunbar.

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Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Pastor Mary John Dye recently announced she will be finishing her service at the Cornelius church in July to move to a Statesville church closer to her home. She recently reflected on her time at Mt. Zion and her hopes for its future.

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MOORESVILLE – After living in Mooresville for the last 27 years, Jayne Sprinkle calls this community her home. Today, she serves as the music director at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church. She chooses hymns, directs the choir and plays the piano – working with all things music at the church. Th…

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MOORESVILLE – Juggling two identities, Julie Choi said she’s learned from both her Korean and American roots what it means to be a person of faith across borders. The Mooresville Citizen recently spoke with Choi about her experience as a youth director for Centre Presbyterian Church. Below a…

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MOORESVILLE – As part of its service ministry with Acres of Hope International, Williamson’s United Methodist Church is accepting donations to be exchanged for Mother’s Day cards.

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MOORESVILLE – The Music Ministry of First Baptist Church Mooresville will share an evening of instrumental music by the church’s Handbell, Choir Chimes, Student Bells and Orchestra ensembles April 22.

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MOORESVILLE – Pastor Steve Sellers said he was called by God to serve in faith. Prior to joining the First Baptist Church, Mooresville ministry, he worked as an executive director for a nonprofit organization.  “It was one of just a few times I’ve heard the audible voice of God,” he said. To…

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MOORESVILLE – Senior Pastor Dan West at The Bridge, Church of the Nazarene joined the Mooresville community last year. For West, balance is important when it comes to the life of a faith leader. The Mooresville Citizen caught up with the senior pastor about what brought him to Mooresville an…

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MOORESVILLE – Serving as a reverend for St. Therese’s Catholic Church since July 2017, Mark Lawlor never thought he’d consider a career in the ministry. He was studying engineering in college. However, 14 years later, he’s found his passion and faith in the work. While being a faith leader c…

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Local churches have planned additional services for Holy Week. The week begins Sunday, March 25 with Palm Sunday. Easter Sunday is April 1.

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MOORESVILLE – Serving to the greater community around her, 19-year-old Mooresville native, Savanna Cordon, began saving for a mission trip almost six years ago. Today, she joins 70,000 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints missionaries worldwide as she takes on Tahiti. The Lake Norman …

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MOORESVILLE – At 11 a.m. each Wednesday, a group of women make their way to the Islamic Center of Lake Norman. Their ages may vary, as well as their ethnic background, but the reason they meet unites the women in the mornings – the desire to read the Qur’an in the way Muslims believe it was …

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MOORESVILLE – To each faith, one must stay humble and authentic, that’s advice from teaching pastor, the Rev. Randy N. Sherrill, at Central United Methodist Church. Starting with CUMC in July 2011, Sherrill said the doors to the church are always open for everyone. The Mooresville Citizen ta…

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MOORESVILLE – Every week the Mooresville Citizen will highlight a faith event, leader or church for the work they do for their community. This week, the Mooresville Citizen talked to Dave Keck, pastor at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, about his experience in Mooresville.

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MOORESVILLE – Every week the Mooresville Citizen will highlight a faith event, leader or church for the work they do for their community. This week, the Mooresville Citizen talked to Dave Keck, pastor at St. Mark's Lutheran Church about his experience in Mooresville.

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MOORESVILLE – The West United Methodist Church community will be taking a trip to the Middle East for the first time. Leaders and congregants will visit Jerusalem on a 10-day trip next January, when the church will be able to take up to 35 people. The Mooresville Citizen talked to lead pasto…

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MOORESVILLE – It’s a long-awaited conversation meaning to happen – especially publicly, said Higher Purpose Church Pastor Lawrence Williams. As platforms to give a voice to victims and their stories of sexual abuse continue to grow, Lawrence said, the church too, must step up and provide a s…

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MOORESVILLE – The tradition started in Mooresville in 1977. It was an event dedicated to honoring religious leadership and the many hats they wear in everyday responsibilities. Organizers say the duties of clergy women and men can be overlooked, and therefore members of the Mooresville Civit…

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The first step was to create a marriage ministry. The idea came out of many conversations to cater to a community need. By having this outlet for people at the church to help deal with the intimate subject of companionship, it would help identify issues among couples before separation or div…

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The holiday season can be a tricky one. While many countdown the days of being reunited with family again, others can find the same moments triggering – tapping into anxieties and feelings of being overwhelmed due to the stress. Lake Norman-area faith-based counseling groups suggested these …

Mooresville Weekly

This December, all three Abrahamic faiths – Christians, Jews and Muslims – will be celebrating a religious figure or event within their households, marking the month as a time for focusing on …

Denver Weekly

As families and friends get their wish lists ready for one another for the upcoming holiday season, some area churches want to make sure everyone has some of them granted through the help of O…

Mooresville Weekly

MOORESVILLE – Vanderburg United Methodist Church has a new walkway to a recently installed fire pit as well as new landscaping boxes, thanks to one teen’s Eagle Scout project.

Mooresville Weekly

MOORESVILLE – Scouts from Cub Scout Pack No. 173 placed American flags on the graves of veterans Nov. 5 at Centre Presbyterian and Fair View United Methodist Churches in Mt. Mourne. 

Mooresville Weekly

MOORESVILLE – West United Methodist Church will hold a Halloween extravaganza 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28 at Faith United Methodist Church, 430 Patterson Ave.

Mooresville Weekly

MOORESVILLE – Local faith leaders stepped down from the pulpits and put on their hard hats on Oct. 12 for a Pastor Build Day with Our Towns Habitat for Humanity. Pastors from St. Mark’s Luther…

Mooresville Weekly

MOORESVILLE – It was an idea Matthew Colvin had three years ago after his grandmother fell sick. Though her condition barred her from walking without assistance, that didn’t stop Colvin from d…

Herald Weekly

Growing up in the ’60s, I was often asked if I was related to Rocky Marciano, the famous undefeated prize fighter. He was from Brockton, Mass. I was from outside New York City on the Jersey si…

Mooresville Weekly

MOORESVILLE – Through the month of September, Watermark Church has partnered with Mooresville Soup Kitchen (MSK) to provide meals around the greater Lake Norman area.

Mooresville Weekly

MOORESVILLE – Gathering around downtown Mooresville on a warm Saturday morning, some 200 people participated in the 26th Annual LifeWalk hosted by The Community Pregnancy Center of Lake Norman…

Mooresville Weekly

MOORESVILLE – Williamson’s Chapel United Methodist Church invites the community to take part in pilates and chair yoga exercises.

Mooresville Weekly

MOORESVILLE – In a joint effort between Upper Praise Ministries and First Baptist Church Mooresville, a series titled Faith and Racial Reconciliation invites parishioners from both congregatio…

Mooresville Weekly

I know that sharing insider trading information is illegal, but I am about to do that. My bank’s stock is about to go through the ceiling. Their profit is about to soar. What happened you ask?

Denver Weekly

Beginning at sundown on Sept. 20, self-reflection and renewal all in preparation for the new year will take place in the homes and spaces of those who practice Jewish tradition and faith. The …

Mooresville Weekly

MOORESVILLE – Sophia McNiff and Tracy deRoos were once students of the classroom. Learning how to plant roots in a new place, both women were attendees of Just Moved - Newcomers, a class hoste…

Mooresville Weekly

MOORESVILLE – Volunteers in bright blue shirts make their way into the fellowship hall at Rocky Mount United Methodist Church. A myriad fresh breads – whole-wheat, multigrain and the like – ar…