Melinda Goforth

May 212019

Please join us July 29-August 2 for our Bible Science themed VBS. Monday – Thursday will be regular VBS nights. We will begin each evening with dinner at 5:30. After we share a meal together the children will break into their groups for bible lessons, science experiments, and recreation. Each night will wrap up around 7:30. Friday evening will be our family fellowship night, where everyone is invited to come have a meal and see what the children have done through the week. We hope you can all join us for what promises to be a fun and exciting week.

May 212019

Congratulations to our High School and College graduates.

Kyle Barger – Wilkes Central High School and

Wilkes Community College Business Administration Certificate

John Brame – Wilkes Central High School

Salem Blair – Western Carolina University
BA in Social Work

Catherine Brame – UNC-Chapel Hill
BA in Biology and Sociology

Aaron Laster – UNC-Chapel Hill

BA in Political Science and Medieval/Ancient History, Minor in Christianity and Culture

Andrew Pierce – Wilkes Community College EMT

May 102019

Beginning on May 9 Reverend Steve Snipes will provide congregational care for North Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church.

On Sunday, May 12, David Smithey will lead our worship service.

On Sunday, May 19, Steve Scott, interim General Presbyter for Salem Presbytery will lead our worship service and moderate the Session meeting immediately following the service.

On Sunday, May 26, Beth Barksdale will lead our worship service

Beginning on June 1 Reverend Steve Snipes will work 1/2 time at Wilkesboro Presbyterian Chapel and 1/2 time at North Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church.  He will lead the worship services for both locations, provide congregational care, and moderate the Session.  If you have concerns, questions, or needs please contact the church office.

May 092019

On Wednesday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m. there will be a meeting for parents of youth traveling to Montreat and Massanetta camps this summer. During the meeting we will give out important information regarding each trip, fill out all necessary paperwork, and you will receive information regarding your child’s balance. Final payment for Montreat youth will be due June 1. Final payment for Massanetta youth will be due July 1. If you have any questions please call Joanna at 667-1288 or email her at

May 092019

Here’s the plans for the next couple of months for the Elderberries!!  We hope many of you can participate!!

May 20 – Outing to The Yellow Deli in Hiddenite – We will be heading to Hiddenite in the Church Van for this long-anticipated outing!  We will pull out of the church upper parking lot at 11:00 am on the 20th for a Noon reservation.  Please call me at 336-984-7548 to let me know if you are going by Sunday the 19th!  There is an elevator in the Deli and the van step to get in is now safe for us!  PLEASE join us!!!

June 23 – Summer Sunday Lunch at Carousel – Fellowship and a nice lunch await us during the summer when so many are gone.  Mark your calendar!

July 22 – Lunch at the Lake – we are planning a simple Potluck lunch at the shelter at the Lake.  Hope you can join us!!!

Get these on your calendars and let’s have big attendances at these!  You are missed if you’re not there!!! Give me a call or email me if you have questions!

Richard Collier


Luncheon for Pastor Susan

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Apr 302019

On behalf of the Transition Team of North Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church you are invited to a celebration on May 5 following our worship service. We will gather in the Fellowship Hall to celebrate Dr. Susan Moorefield for all the gifts she has shared with us for the last two years. Lunch will be provided by Brushy Mountain Smokehouse. There will be basket where you can share cards, photographs, well wishes, or gifts for Pastor Susan. If you would like to contribute towards the cost of the luncheon please send your gift to Melinda in the church office. We hope you will make your plans to attend this luncheon. Thank you!

Mission and Outreach Agency of the Month

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Apr 232019

The Mission and Outreach Agency of the Month for May is Our House.  Donations of newborn to size 3 diapers, baby wipes, Lysol cleaning wipes, and toilet paper are needed.  These items may be left on the designated table in the fellowship hall.

Scholarship Applications

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Apr 232019

Applications for the Smith, Montgomery, Ogilvie, Spainhour Scholarship Fund may be obtained in the church office or online on the church website.  Applications need to be returned to the church office by May 31.  These scholarships are available to active members of NWPC who will be or enrolled in an accredited college in the 2019-2020 school year.

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Heritage Picnic

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Apr 232019

The Heritage Picnic will be Wednesday, May 1, at 6:00 p.m. at the Wilkesboro Chapel.  This covered dish picnic is an annual event which gives us an opportunity to share a meal and visit with our friends at the Chapel.  Plan now to bring your lawn chair and something “yummy.”