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Unity in Community asks for removal of Confederate monument 

June 15. Unity in Community, a local group seeking to achieve racial equity in North Mecklenburg, is asking the Mt. Zion Monument Association to take down the Confederate Monument in Cornelius. The monument is located in front of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, but not on church property. It was erected in 1910 with a […]


Kelsey Maiorano in concert at Mt. Zion Aug. 26

Aug. 6. Kelsey Maiorano, a highly regarded classical oboist, will perform in concert Friday, Aug. 26 at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. There will be a free-will offering. Kelsey is the daughter of Peggy and Lee Maiorano, of Summerbrook Drive. At age 14 Kelsey was accepted into the conservatory of music at the University of North Carolina […]


Ash Wednesday observances

Feb. 10. Churches in Cornelius have a variety of Ash Wednesday observances today, ranging from formal services to pancake suppers tonight. Here, Rev. Tony Moreau held a drive-through Imposition of Ashes on the grounds of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church  from 6:30 am to 730 am. It was 28 degrees. Ash Wednesday is the start of the 40-day […]


Town to consider senior complex on Mt. Zion acreage

Two new types of independent living structures for seniors as well as a community center are planned by Mt. Zion United Methodist Church for 9.7 of the acres the church owns adjacent to Autumn Care of Cornelius. On July 13, the town’s Planning Board will review the independent living campus site design by developer RFDCDC […]