Morganton, North Carolina

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Calvary Lutheran Church is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, located at 119 North King Street, Morganton, NC 28655. Phone: 437-0780



8:30 am & 11:00 am- Worship with Holy Communion
9:30 am  -Food & Fellowship (NFH)
9:30 am –  Choir Practice
9:45 am –  Sunday School classes

WELCOME TO MEGAN DOWNEY – Our Youth Ministry Intern
Originally from Charlotte, Megan is a senior at Lenoir-Rhyne University studying youth and family ministries. Megan is excited about doing her internship at Calvary. She will be working with our youth on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 pm in the New Fellowship Hall.  If you have any questions for her, email her at

Old Church
The original building circa 1910

  CALVARY LUTHERAN CHURCH – 83 Years of Service in Morganton
If you are interested in the full history of Calvary, click here.

        Calvary is serving Breakfast for Our Neighbors in New Fellowship Hall on the second and the fourth Saturdays of each month. The next scheduled Breakfast is Saturday, September 24th at 7 am.

Upcoming Events You Won’t Want to Miss: 

YOUTH YARD SALE ON OCTOBER 1st in New Fellowship Hall from 7:00 am – 1:00 pm:
The Youth Group will be going to the ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston, TX in 2018, so this is the first fund raiser to help them reach that goal.  To donate something for their sale to support this worthy cause , bring your items to the hall between September 25th and 29th. So clean out those closets, basements and garages to help support our Youth.  If you have any questions, call the church office.

Breakfast for Our Neighbors – Saturday,  September 24th – 7 am in New fellowship Hall

Mission Morganton is also Saturday, September 24th  Call the office with any questions.

The Blue Ridge Mountain Conference of WELCA Fall Gathering – September 24th at 9:00 am
The Gathering will be held at Philadelphia Lutheran Church, 52 Pinewood Road, Granite Falls, NC.  Registration fee is $7.00.  Please make your checks out to Calvary WELCA and give it to Connie Wilkie ASAP. Registration at the Gathering is 9:00 am with the program starting at 9:30 am. The program is “Marks of Discipleship”

Picnic Worship Service – Sunday, September 25th at 10:00 am – Join us at Catawba Meadows Park and bring a covered dish to share.  A playground, volleyball nets, trails for walking or biking as well as bathrooms are available at the park. Park near the fantastic playgrounds and follow the signs to our pavilion.

Calvary Quilters – Wednesday, October 12th and Saturday, October 22nd –  9:30 – noon in Old Fellowship Hall.

Friday, October 7th – Fall Event – Save the date for some square dancing and fun with the theme of “Hee Haw”!  More details will be in the bulletins and the October Proclamation.

Saturday, October 8th – WELCA Winery Picnic – Once again we will be having a picnic at the Silver Fork Winery. It will begin at noon!  More details to come…

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Find the news of Calvary for September: The September Proclamation

Find the Schedule for October:  October Schedule

Read the entire calendar for the year: The Calendar

See the 2016 Calendar for the Lutheran Church: Church Year Calendar

See highlights from the NC Synod Assembly: Assembly highlights

Visit the NC Synod’s Facebook page: Synod on Facebook

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For the latest news releases on what ELCA is doing click here.
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