• 66°

Tookey the new pastor of The Arbor United Methodist Church

Jacqueline Tookey is the new pastor at The Arbor United Methodist Church

Rev. Jacqueline E. Tookey, new pastor of The Arbor United Methodist Church, has 30 years of experience in the local church, including positions as Christian educator, choir director and ordained elder in the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Tookey has a bachelor’s degree in Christian education from High Point College and a master’s of divinity from Duke Divinity School. She and her husband, Rev. Jack D. Tookey, co-founded the non-profit Big Sigh Ministries, a renewal ministry for pastors and congregations. “I am blessed to be in ministry with The Arbor church and the Salisbury community.”

Getting creative during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Arbor UMC currently holds parking lot worship services on Sundays at 9 a.m. transmitted through an FM station and over a PA system. Whether gathering in the comfort of your cars or at a safe social distance on the grounds, all are welcome. The Arbor UMC celebrates its history of “Brush Arbor” outdoor meetings, services and dinners that took place in 1883. “Once again, we are gathering outside on the grounds. It may look different, but one thing we know, God is worthy to be praised whether indoors, on the grounds, or in our hearts,” Tookey said.

The Arbor United Methodist Church is located at 5545 Woodleaf Road. Contact the church at 704-633-8402.

About Post Lifestyles

Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SalPostLifestyle/ and Twitter @postlifestlyes for more content

email author More by Post


Granite Quarry

Granite Fest makes a comeback with music, vendors and fun for kids


State budget process could mean big gains or loss of funding for schools


Biz Roundup: Downtown Salisbury vying for $25,000 cash prize


Kannapolis native serves as a member of U.S. Navy’s ‘Silent Service’


Snyder promoted to deputy city clerk


Woman arrested for flashing rear end at Sheriff’s Office after previous charges overturned


Hall wins bronze medal in SilverArts


Harold B. Jarrett American Legion Post 342 holds 75th anniversary celebration


Salisbury-based Integro Technologies acquired by Kaman Distribution Group


World War II veteran, longtime Rowan County farmer, celebrates 100th birthday


Rowan commissioners will discuss body cameras for bailiffs, arrowhead donation, plumbing fix for lead levels


Downtown move gives Salisbury Eyecare and Eyewear chance to expand offerings, add new doctor


Clinton recovering from infection 


Teen charged in shooting at Mount Tabor High School held without bond


Marine officer receives reprimand for Afghanistan criticism


Beasley top fundraiser in third quarter for Senate race

Farm & Garden

Nearly 1-ton pumpkin sets record at state fair

High School

High school football: Loeblein throws record six TD passes for Falcons; Cavs, Hornets romp


UK lawmaker stabbed to death in terrorist act


Cooleemee man arrested after trading gunfire with Davie County investigators in Rowan


Salisbury council candidates list crime reduction, hiring a new city manager among city’s top priorities


Blotter: Man charged with trio of vehicle break-ins


Catawba College will require COVID-19 vaccinations in 2022


City selects Sada Stewart Troutman as new Downtown Salisbury Inc. director