We seek to share the good news of Jesus Christ everywhere. We are an open community that welcomes all people regardless of your faith background, your personal lifestyle, your geographical location, whether you are a church goer or not, a seeker, or a devout follower. We seek to provide you with a meaningful experience and to be a place where you can come to draw strength and inspiration, and connect with God's spirit and your own in order to enrich your life. We offer thoughtful and soul-provoking worship, preaching, teaching, and music.
Pastor Bradshaw was born and raised in Winston-Salem, NC and isa life-long Lutheran. He has an undergraduate and masters degree from Appalachian State in accounting and a masters of divinity from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary (2002). Before seminary, he worked as a CPA (Boone, NC), a college professor (Catawba College, Salisbury, NC), a college administrator (University of South Carolina at Beaufort). Pastor Bradshaw served as pastor of St Stephens in Lenoir (2002 - 2014) and St James in Concord (2014-2022). He retired from St James August 31, 2022 and relocated to Happy Valley. He and his wife, Debbie, have been married for 38 years this May and are the proud parents of a one year old poogle (beagle/poodle mix) named Frankie.
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