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Words from Angela Pleasants: I gathered in the small barbershop surrounded by people I have never met until today. I shared a bench with a young lady and her partner. Across from us was another bench occupied by a young black woman and beside her ...

All you need to know about Charge Conferences, in one place! 2019 Charge Conferences must be held in your local church between September 15, 2019, and November 15, 2019. To register your Charge Conference date, visit this link. To view and print ...

Once again the Catawba Valley District is offering classes on Methodism for clergy and laity who serve in leadership positions in your church. These courses were so popular and so well-received this past winter that we have collaborated again with ...

Please plan to attend our first CV District Clergy Gathering of the new conference year.  Wednesday, September 18, 2019 10:00 am McKendree (Lincolnton) 3537 Maiden Hwy (Old Hwy 321), Lincolnton Our main topic will be the changes in the Charge ...

The Catawba Valley District has two upcoming Training Opportunities available for our laity: 1) Catawba Valley Lay Servant Training These will be the last Lay Servant training course offered in our district for 2019. Sunday afternoons: September 8, ...

Catawba Valley Lay Servant Training Sunday afternoons: September 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2019  3:00 – 5:30 pm First UMC (Morganton) 200 N King Street, Morganton, NC    Each course listed below consists of four Sunday afternoon class meetings. Attendance...

Now is the time to plan for retirement! September 23-24, 2019 There are many aspects of retirement that require planning at different stages of a clergyperson’s ministry. This two-day seminar provides vital information regarding the needs of clergy ...

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Emergency Response Teams (ERTs) go into an affected area after the first responders have secured the area and invited them in. Disaster Response works with and deploys ERTs. Mission Operations trains and re-certifies ERTs. Their purpose is to assist ...

We are wrapping up our annual inventory at the Resource Center and purging items to make room for the new. Visit by October 1 to shop our FREE resources that you can add to your shelves (and never return!). You'll find Adam Hamilton DVD kits, ...

This year's Weekday Workshop Preschool Conference will be held at St. Luke's UMC, 52 16th Avenue NW, Hickory, NC on October 24-25, 2019. Click here to download the schedule and information packet. This includes information on keynote speakers, ...

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Angela Pleasants
District Superintendent
Angela Pleasants

District Office Administrator
Jana Alexander

District Vitality Associate
Fredrick Bowman

Missional Engagement Director
Josh Sherfey

(704) 865-3580
Fax: 704.866.9792

Monday - Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm

Mailing Address
166 E Main Ave.
Gastonia, North Carolina 28052-4110

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