65 years of tradition will be coming to an end this month for members of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Newton.
"I'm not sad at all," said Jimmy Martin, president of the congregation.
"It's nice to see that the building will continue on as a church."
Holy Cross has been bought by Calvary Chapel from Huntersville.
To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.