Showing up when others need us

Major Events & Emergencies

If you have a birth, death, or hospitalization, please let us know

  • Contact (704) 927-1251 during business hours
  • Contact (704) 376-3695 after hours and on weekends
  • Email 

We would love to support you in life’s big moments.

We all face challenges when we need care and support. The church is here to share those moments with you, caring for you and sharing God’s love with you. We can be a source of help and hope for one another.

Pastoral Care

All of our pastors offer pastoral care for those in our midst. Pastors visit members in the hospital, in nursing homes and senior living facilities, and in their homes. If you want to connect with a pastor, email

One of our pastors is on call 24/7. If you are experiencing an emergency, such as a death or a hospitalization, call (704) 376-3695. After business hours, follow the prompts to leave a message for a pastor to return your call.

To be added to our prayer list, call the church office or let any of our pastors know.

Articles & Resources from our Mental Health Ministry

30 Grounding Techniques to Quiet Distressing Thoughts

Grounding is a practice that can help you pull away from flashbacks, unwanted memories, and negative or challenging emotions.

No, Everything Does Not Happen for a Reason

A great article by John Pavlovitz about enduring dark hours and not losing your religion.

Why Loneliness is a Public Health Crisis

An eye-opening interview with US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy from WBUR.

Ministry from Afar

A devotion about caring for people who may not be physically present.

Serve With Care and Compassion

Members of the church join in the ministry of care in the following ways:

  • Heavenly hosts – offer hospitality to families and guests during funeral receptions
  • Funeral ushers – welcome guests and distribute bulletins at funeral services
  • Prayer ministry

Clergy & Staff

Millie Snyder

Executive Pastor

(704) 376-3695 x260

Alison Messick-Watkins

Parish Associate

(704) 376-3695 x252

Yolanda Bragg

Administrative Assistant for Pastoral Care

(704) 376-3695 x251