• Join our daily prayer call at 7am (Mon-Fri)
    (Conference number: 312-626-6799 / Passcode 813 5928 0392)
  • Contact Minister Myra Payne our Minister of Congregational Care at 704-399-4181 or by email below.

Email Minister Myra Payne

New Zion Church has partnered with Essential Therapy and Consulting, PLLC for professional counseling needs. If you are in need of personal, martial, or family counseling please see information below on how to get connected. 
Genesis Martin, LCMHC
 1. What type of insurance does Essential Therapy and Consulting accept?
  • Aetna, Cigna and United HealthCare
2. How long will each session be?
  • 50 minutes
3. What is the financial commitment for members and non-members?
  • Please call Genesis Martin directly for more information

4. When will counseling sessions be available?
  • In person sessions are on Mondays and Thursdays from 10am-2pm, at New Zion Church
  • For virtual sessions, please contact Genesis Martin

Know the warning signs of Domestic Violence:

The signs of domestic violence can be different in every relationship. Below is a list of behaviors an abuser might display:

  • Hits, kicks, bites or chokes partner
  • Throws or breaks things
  • Threatens to hurt or harm partner or partner’s family
  • Destroys property or sentimental objects
  • Prevents you from leaving the house
  • Controls who you see and what you do
  • Calls you names or puts you down
  • Monitors your phone and phone calls
  • Causes problems for you at work or school
  • Controls your money, takes away or withholds money from you
  • Threatens suicide if you leave the relationship

For Immediate Support for Domestic Violence:

  • Greater Charlotte Hope Line: 980-771-4673
    Local 24-hour hotline for domestic violence or sexual assault, parenting support, domestic violence shelter
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: / 800-799-SAFE (7233)
    24-hour national hotline for domestic violence
  • National Teen Dating Violence Hotline: / 866-331-9474
    To speak to peer advocates who can give crisis counseling to teenagers/young adults

Counseling Services for Domestic Violence:

  • Mecklenburg County Community Support Services: 704-336-3210
    For adults experiencing domestic violence or child/youth who have witnessed domestic violence

Surrounding County Domestic Violence Shelters:

  • Cabarrus Count: CVAN 704-788-2826
  • Gaston County: Domestic Violence Shelter 704-852-6000
  • Union County: Turning Point 704-823-7233
  • Iredell County: My Sister’s House 704-872-3403
  • South Carolina Domestic Violence Hot 803-329-2800

Contact SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration). Call 800-662-4357. Instructions will be given.  TTY also available at 800-487-4889. Services are available in English and Spanish.

For support for family and friends of those suffering from alcoholism, contact Al-Anon/Alateen-Family Support Groups at 888-425-2666

 1 Samuel 1:27-28: I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him.  So now I give him to the Lord. For his whole life he will be given over to the Lord.” And he worshiped the Lord there.

Baby dedications happen on the fourth Sunday of each month. Please fill this form out and someone will be in contact with you to schedule your baby dedication.

Baptisms happen on the third Sunday of each month. Please fill this form out and someone will be in contact with you to schedule your baptism

On behalf of Pastor Johnson, staff, and the New Zion family we are thinking of you during this difficult time. To better serve you and the family, please fill out this form and someone will be in contact with you regarding the next steps.

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