Caldwell County encourages churches to cancel all services and activities for Sunday

LENOIR, NC (September 15, 2018) — As you may know, Hurricane Florence is approaching this weekend.  From Saturday, September 15 until Sunday, September 16, wind gusts could be up to 50 MPH, and from Saturday, September 15 until Tuesday, September 18 total rain could be 10-15”.  There is the possibility of major flooding, power outages and high wind events. We encourage churches to cancel their morning and evening services along with extracurricular activities due to Hurricane Florence. We request that churches consider the safety of the pastors and attendees but also the safety of emergency responders when making their decision. We thank the churches for their service and consideration and urge them to stay safe.