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“In the same way, though there are many of us, we are one body in Christ, and individually we belong to each other.” ~ Romans 12:5

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Black History, Our History: A Collection for Transformation

Our church is honoring students pursuing certificates in Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School. All gifts made to our Mission & Outreach Fund in February will be directed to students who need support for general expenses such as books and fees. To make a gift, click the button below and select Mission & Outreach Fund from the drop-down menu or write a check payable to Myers Park UMC with Mission & Outreach Fund in the memo line and drop it in the offering plate on Sunday or mail it to 1501 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28207. Thank you for your generosity!

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Room in the Inn

Wednesday nights and Thursday mornings in the Myers Park Presbyterian Outreach Center, we provide 14 unhoused neighbors a meal, a safe place to gather and sleep, showers, and fellowship. There are several ways to get involved in this ministry that runs December-March: making beds, preparing dinner, hosting overnight, preparing breakfast, or driving our guests. Click the button below to sign up as an individual or as a group (Sunday School, small group, family friends). 

 

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Faith Ministry College Trip

Reynosa, Mexico, May 19-25. Join us for a week of reconnection, restoration, and faith.  All college-aged young adults are welcome. Click the button below to sign up. Email Britt Yett at byett@mpumc.org with any questions. Deadline to sign up is March 1 with a $250 deposit.

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Serve at the Men's Shelter

We are seeking four volunteers to serve meals at the Men’s Shelter at 3406 Statesville Avenue on the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Duties include food and table prep and an opportunity to serve a meal to the men staying at the shelter. Come connect with fellow church members and hear the stories of our neighbors who are seeking the services of the Men’s Shelter to secure stable housing and employment.

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McCreesh Place Birthday Parties

We have been given the amazing opportunity to continue our partnership with Supportive Housing Communities and McCreesh Place by throwing their residents a birthday party each month! On the second Monday of every month, we will gather at McCreesh Place and will celebrate our friends with dinner, cake, and fellowship. Sign up below!

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Sign Up for the Baking Team!

Have a love for baking and looking for ways to give? We need desserts for various events throughout the year – from South Tryon lunches to McCreesh Place birthday parties! If baking isn’t your thing and you’d like to pick up something instead, we’d gladly take store bought desserts as well!

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The Bulb Collection

The Food Insecurity Team is excited to partner with The Bulb, which provides (mostly) local produce and health and wellness education to food insecure neighborhoods through weekly markets. We are installing a permanent collection bin in the Parish Life Building lobby to collect empty, clean one-dozen egg containers and plastic or reusable shopping bags. These items are used regularly at the weekly markets and are a great help to our neighbors transporting fresh food home.

Trinity's Table

In partnership with South Tryon Community UMC, our Equity and Empowerment team invites you to help greet and serve neighbors at Trinity’s Table, a feeding and fellowship ministry at South Tryon Community UMC at 2516 S. Tryon Street. This long-standing ministry is transitioning back to in-person dining after COVID, and your presence matters! Email missions@mpumc.org with questions.

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Sandwich-Making Ministry

Join us the third Wednesday of each month to assemble 400 sandwiches for the Roof Above Day Services Center on College Street. This facility provides access to laundry, mail delivery, counselors, educational programming, and general support for those unhoused. Sandwich supplies provided. Sign up below!

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Join a Mission Team

We’re looking for dedicated members to participate in four new committees: Affordable Housing, Food Insecurity, Schools & Children, and Equity & Empowerment. Interested in joining? Click the links below to sign up!

Affordable Housing
Food Insecurity
Schools & Children
Equity & Empowerment

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