The Carolinas Mission Region (CMR) is divided into 4 Mission Districts,
composed of 52 congregations across North and South Carolina.
The CMR is a member of the North American Lutheran Church (NALC).

Our Church is:  Christ Centered  –  Mission Driven  –  Traditionally Grounded  –  Congregationally Focused

Catawba Valley
Mission District

This Mission District is comprised of 13 congregations primarily in the Hickory, NC area, but extending East as far as Statesville. The Rev. Steve Johnson serves as the Dean.

Piedmont East
Mission District

This Mission District consists of 15 congregations mostly concentrated in the Salisbury, NC area. The Rev. Carl Haynes serves as the Dean.

Southern Piedmont
Mission District

This Mission District is home to 11 congregations in the South-central area of North Carolina. The Rev. Steve King serves as the Dean.

South Carolina
Mission District

This Mission District is made up of 13 Congregations, mostly in the Columbia, SC area. The Rev. David Tholstrup serves as the Dean.

Events

Upcoming events as of June 10, 2024
  • June 16-22: at New Jerusalem in Hickory – Solid Rock Day Camp for kids K5 to 6th grade. Contact New Jerusalem by May 24 to register and for details.
  • July 1-4: at St. John’s Lutheran in Boerne, TX: The Continental Youth Gathering (6th grade and up, including college). There are 500 spaces for all participants. Click here for more information and to register.
  • July 7-12: at Antioch in Dallas – Solid Rock Day Camp for kids K5 to 6th grade. Contact Cody Carpenter  [email protected] or Antioch Lutheran Church to register and for details.
  • Sep 28 – 2:00 pm: Ordination celebration for Rebecca Foster at Miller’s Lutheran Church in Hickory, NC.
  • Oct 7-9: at Laurel Ridge Conference Center, Laurel Springs, NC – 2024 CMR Clergy Retreat – details forthcoming.
  • Oct 25: at Gordon Conwell, Charlotte NC – 2024 McDaniel-Yoder Theological Conference – details forthcoming


Resources for Convocation

2024 Convocation – used during our gathering on May 3 & 4: