COVID-19 Latest News
May 17, 2020 Schedule of Services:
9:00 am: Live Stream Sunday School session. Join us online by clicking on the "Watch Live" tab, or via our Facebook page.
10:00 am: Drive-in morning worship service will be moved earlier by one hour due to the anticipated high temperatures forecasted in our area. This service will also be viewable live online.
May 6, 2020 Update: (Upcoming events are as follows):
Wednesday, May 6th: We will be hosting a Gospel Singing Service at 7:00 pm as we sing and revisit our Gospel favorites and the timeless hymns that we all love. Due to the COVID restrictions that are still in place, this service will be live stream only. Also a reminder, the CPC Kids Zoom Scavenger Hunt will be tonight at 7:00 pm. Please see below for more information.
Saturday, May 9th: Senior Saints Drive-Thru Meal - 4:00 pm. While we cannot gather at this time, we are offering a warm and delicious meal to our Senior's. If you or your loved one is unable to drive or pickup the meal, a family member or friend may do so for them. Contact Steve or Lynn Nations for questions.
Sunday, May 10th: Drive-in morning worship service at 11:00 am. We will also be honoring our wonderful Mother's on this special day... thank you Mom's, we love you!
April 28, 2020 Update (Upcoming events are as follows):
Sunday, May 3rd: Live Stream Sunday School service for this week will be moved to 9:00 am. We will also be having our drive-in morning service once again, beginning at 11:00 am. We ask you to continue practicing safe social distancing and refer to guidelines listed below.
Wednesday, May 6th: CPC Kids will be having an ONLINE Scavenger Hunt through ZOOM, starting at 7:00 pm. Please send your contact number to Pamela Graham at 704-458-6393 in order to participate in the online scavenger hunt. Pamela will then send you an invitation link to join the ZOOM meeting. We look forward to seeing each of you!
April 19, 2020 Update (Upcoming events are as follows):
Saturday, April 25th: The Food Bank will be operating under a drive-thru basis, beginning at 8:00 am. Should yourself or someone you know be in need of food/pantry items during this difficult time, please come visit us at the Cecil P. Smith Family Life Center.
Sunday, April 26th: Drive-in morning worship service at 11:00 am. In order to remain compliant with governmental regulations, church members are to remain in their vehicles to ensure social distancing measures are taken place. Live stream services will still be available for those who wish to remain at home. We look forward to gathering (from a distance) with God's people.... come expecting!
April 5, 2020 Update - Easter Services *Drive-In Easter services have been cancelled due to inclement weather.
Please join us online Friday, April 10th at 7:00 pm for a live stream Communion service as we celebrate the Lord's Supper this Good Friday. All you will need are crackers and juice to partake in this remembrance of the body and blood of Jesus that broken and shed on the cross for us.
Additionally, in compliance with the regulations of the state of North Carolina and Gaston County, we are pleased to announce that we will be hosting a drive-in service at CPC on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020 at 11:00 am. (Live stream services will still be available for those who wish to remain at home) In order to remain compliant with governmental regulations, church members are to remain in their vehicles to ensure social distancing measures are taken place. It is through the hope of Jesus Christ and his death, burial and resurrection, that He will see us through this difficult time.
We are offering our sincerest condolences to all of those affected directly and indirectly by this invisible enemy, and we ask each of you to join us in uplifting those around us in prayer during these uncertain times. May God bless you all and keep you safe and healthy! To God be the glory!
March 17, 2020 Update
A note from our Pastor....
Following the guidelines of the presidential task force on the Coronavirus: CPC will suspend gathering for services for the next 15 days. There will be no services held on Wednesday, March 18th or Wednesday, March 25th. For Sunday, March 22nd and Sunday, March 29th, we will only be live streaming our services. For these two dates, CPC will live stream the adult Sunday School class at 10:00 am, as well as the Sunday morning 11:00 am service. Only the worship team and Pastor Eddie will be present in the sanctuary. There will be no Sunday night services until further notice.
Please continue to pray for and check on the elderly members of our congregation. Should a need arise, I am available at (704) 214-0156. You may also reach out to our other leaders of CPC, whose information is below:
Pastor Chad Parker: (704) 460-0779
Pastor Buddy Queen: (704) 363-1950
Pastor Pamela Graham: (704) 458-6393
(Our Community Faith Nursing program is also available at this number)
Always remember... activities not cancelled by Coronavirus: PRAYING .. WORSHIPPING .. BEING THANKFUL .. SHARING THE LOVE OF JESUS .. GIVING HOPE TO OTHERS .. SPEAKING PEACE .. and HELPING THOSE IN NEED!
We love you church! Let the church arise in these difficult times!
-Pastor Eddie McGinnis