“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
Please continue to pray with and for our siblings in Louisiana as they recover from Hurricane Ida. We will work directly with First UMC Hammond Louisiana for on the ground responses. If you would like to contribute financially to Ida relief efforts, you may do so by clicking here and selecting “Disaster Relief” from the dropdown menu.”
Please continue to remember our brothers and sisters in the North Carolina mountains as they recover from devastating flooding and winds brought by Tropical Storm Fred. Lake Junaluska is now home to disaster response emergency crews as they prepare for rescue and relief missions across Haywood County.
If you would like to contribute financially to the WNCC relief efforts, you may do so by clicking here. Or, you can donate through MPUMC by clicking here and selecting “Disaster Relief” from the dropdown menu.
We will also take a team to Haywood County on September 20 with the option to stay overnight to aid in relief efforts. Click here to sign up!
We are joining community partner Catholic Charities in welcoming Afghan families en route to Charlotte. Your support can ease a difficult transition and provide basic needs as they settle in their new homes. The following items can be dropped off at the church from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday–Thursday. grocery cards for Food Lion or Walmart, gift cards to either Walmart or Amazon, laptops or Amazon tablets, new tea sets, new cookware sets, new children’s toys or bicycles, and shoes.Or, donate online by clicking here and selecting Refugee Ministry from the drop-down menu. Mail checks with Refugee Ministry in the memo line to 1501 Queens Road, Charlotte NC 28207. If you have any questions or concerns, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have a new partner, OurBridge for Kids and a new name, The Merry Market.
But the concept, an empowering, joy filled holiday shopping experience stays the same!
OurBridge for Kids, located on the Aldersgate campus, is an organization that meets the academic and socio-emotional needs of newly arrived and 1st generation American children and their families.
So this year, we will be partnering with OurBridge to provide an empowering, joy filled holiday shopping experience for over 150 families. Your donations are critical to the success o the store so we have set up a convenient Amazon Wishlist to guide you. Thank you for supporting this favorite holiday tradition!
Click here for an Amazon Wishlist for your shopping needs.