Mt. Pisgah

Lutheran Church

9379 Hwy 127 North

Hickory, NC  28601

(Bethlehem Community)

Phone:  828-495-8251

Fax:  828-495-8252

Worship:  8:00 and 10:30 am

(Nursery provided)

Sunday School:  9:15 am

(For all ages)

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 Sunday, March 25th

Palm Sunday

Easter Egg Hunt  9:15 am

Choir Easter Cantata

First Communion

 both services


Thursday, March 29th

Maundy Thursday

6:30 pm Soup & Service

Celebration Hall


Friday, March 30th

Good Friday Service

 6:30 pm


 Sunday, April 1st


Sunrise Service 8:00 am

Breakfast 9:00 am

Easter Service 10:30 am


Saturday, April 14th

Bethlehem Farmers Market

at Mt. Pisgah

Every 2nd and 4th Saturday

8:00 am to 12:00 pm


Saturday, April 14th

Confirmation Banquet

6:00 pm

Sunday, April 15th

Confirmation Sunday

both services

Sunday, April 29th

Raffle for Fun Fundraiser


following 10:30 am service


Sunday, May 13th

Mother's Day Celebration

8:00 am & 10:30 am


Saturday, May 19th

Book Club

8:00 am to 11:00 am


Sunday, May 20th

Congregational Meeting

Preschool Sings

9:00 AM

Sunday, May 20th

God & Country Service

8:00 am & 10:30 am

Tuesday, May 22nd

Men's & Women's Bible

Study Banquet

6:00 pm


Friday - Sunday

May 25th - May 27th

3rd - 6th grade Retreat

Blowing Rock Conference Ctr.


Sunday, June 17th

Father's Day Celebration

8:00 am & 10:30 am


Sunday - Thursday Evening

June 24th–28th

Vacation Bible School

Shipwrecked Rescued by







Kids In Christ (KIC) ...  Upcoming Events

(for 3 year olds - 6th grade)



Wednesday nights - 5:30-7:30 pm

Supper from 5:30-6:20 pm in Celebration Hall. 

Children's choir, handbells and activities from 6:20-7:30 pm.

*KIC meets weekly except during Advent, Lent (to attend worship services) and the summer break.


Sunday School - 9:15-10:15 am

2 & 3 year olds – Olivia Daughtrey
4 & 5 year olds – Kelly Daughtrey and JoAnna Talley
1st , 2nd and 3rd graders – April Childress and Randa Barrier
4th , 5th and 6th graders -- Courtney Clinard and Crystal Wright

Exciting changes to our Sunday school classes! We miss you when you are not here!


Mark your calendars:

During Lent 5:15-6:15 pm dinner and 6:30 pm worship

Saturday, March 24th--First Communion Class in the Upper Room from 10:00 am--1:00 pm, lunch provided.

Sunday, March 25th (Palm Sunday) --First Communion celebrated during both services.  Easter egg hunt during the Sunday School hour 9:15-10:15 am and the children are singing during the 10:30 am service.

April--Family Movie Night-TBA

Saturday, May 26--Monday, May 28th (Memorial Day weekend) annual KIC retreat at the Blowing Rock Conference Center.

Sunday, June 24--Thursday, June 28th evening Vacation Bible School--"Shipwrecked-Rescued by Jesus"

Saturday, October 6--ELCA NC Synod YouthQuake for 3rd-5th graders.

Saturday afternoon, October 27th--Fall Festival.

Saturday evening, December 1st--Bethlehem Star Lighting.



 Youth (for 7th - 12th graders) & Confirmands...Upcoming Events



Wednesday nights--5:30-7:30 pm

Supper from 5:30-6:30 pm in Celebration Hall.

Confirmation groups and youth meet in the Youth Room from 6:30-7:30.

*Confirmation groups and youth meet weekly except during Advent, Lent (to attend worship services) and the  summer break.


Sunday School--9:15-10:15 am

Middle School (7th & 8th graders)-- Ashley and Marybeth Bumgarner

High School --in the Youth Room with Leah Wiley 


Mark your Calendars:

During Lent--5:15-6:15 pm dinner and 6:30 pm worship

Confirmands--turn in the final draft of your faith paper by Wednesday, March 21st for Confirmation Sunday.  Confirmation Sunday is April 15th at both services. Parents of confirmands--please submit your child's photos for Confirmation Sunday video on flash drive to Pastor Mike by March 21st.

Palm Sunday, March 25th--attend worship and help with the Easter egg hunt during Sunday School.

Wednesday, March 28th--youth meet at church for dinner and practice for Maundy Thursday service.

Maundy Thursday, March 29th--youth and families provide soups, serve dinner and help lead the service.

Good Friday, March 30th--attend worship.

Easter Sunday, April 1st--attend worship.

Wednesday, April 11th--individual meetings with Pastor Mike for the 10th graders being confirmed.

Saturday, April 14th--Confirmation banquet in Celebration Hall and rehearsal for Confirmation Sunday--practice reading faith papers.

Sunday, April 15th--Confirmation Sunday--both services.  Confirmands read their faith papers.

Sunday, April 29th--Youth fundraiser and lunch.

Sunday, June 24th--Thursday, June 28th--Youth help with Vacation Bible School-"Shipwrecked-Rescued by Jesus".

Saturday, July 7th--summer leadership opportunity for all post confirmands.  Meet at church 8:00 am to leave for Kure Beach workcamp/confirmation camp a day early for training meetings and fun, food and fellowship.

Sunday, July 8th--Sunday, July 15th--Workcamp and Confirmation Camp at Kure Beach.  See Pastor Mike or Leah for info/details.

Saturday, September 1st--Monday, September 3rd (Labor Day weekend)--Teens Encounter Christ (TEC) weekend.  See Pastor Mike or Leah for details/info.

Saturday afternoon, October 27th--Fall Festival.

Saturday evening, December 1st--Bethlehem Star Lighting.



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