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Plan A Visit

Service times, directions, and what to expect upon your first visit to Evangel

Getting to know each other

We know meeting someone for the first time can be intimidating, and going to a new church for the first time can be nerve-racking. We want to help make your first experience at Evangel Assembly of God a great one!


Evangel meets every Sunday and Wednesday:

  • Sunday Morning Service: Sundays at 10:30am
  • Sunday School: Sundays at 9:30am
  • Mid-Week Service: Wednesday nights at 7:00pm
  • Intercessory Prayer: Monday nights at 6:30pm


Evangel Assembly of God is located in Gastonia, NC. Find our location address by clicking here.

What can I expect?

How long is an Evangel service?

In total, an Evangel service is about 90 minutes in length. Services begin with the Evangel Praise Team and band, lead by Shane Hammett, opening the service in music - song lyrics are projected onto the screens so you can sing along and/or engage with worship however you feel most comfortable. After the music portion of service is complete, our pastor, Rev. Rufus Johnson will come out to share an encouraging and hope-filled message about Jesus.

What's the culture like at Evangel?

Sunday's at Evangel are exciting, casual, and relaxed. Come as you are and expect to feel welcomed as our guest.

What about my kids?

We believe that kids should have a blast at church every single week - and at Creation Kidz, we make this a priority. Our children's pastor, Sherry Hayden, has new and exciting ways to teach your kids about Jesus. You’ll want to leave yourself an extra ten minutes to meet Sherry and her helpers in the Creation Kidz experience. Creation Kidz begins at 10:30am on Sunday is offered for kids ages infant through 12.

Let us know you're coming

Ready to check out Evangel Assembly of God in person? We can't wait to meet you. Simply fill out the form below and we'll make sure to give you the VIP treatment upon your first visit.

"Honestly, I was a little anxious attending Evangel for the first time...a little unsure of what to expect. But as soon as I walked through the front doors it felt like home."

Lynda Hammett