Announcements

Francis Chapel Getting a New (Gently Used) Organ

By Ken Garfield We’re about to make more beautiful music together. The church has purchased a pipe organ for Francis Chapel, to be installed and ready for play this autumn, hopefully in time for Advent. As Director of Music Jimmy Jones shares, it will replace the organ he bought off Craigslist and practiced on in…

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HIRING: Middle School Youth Associate

Myers Park United Methodist Church in Charlotte, NC is seeking a full-time Middle School Youth Associate, who will lead and support Middle School students and their families as they grow and develop as Disciples of Christ. This person will be joining an established ministry and working alongside a high functioning staff team of three and…

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HIRING: Director of Children’s Ministry

Myers Park United Methodist Church (Charlotte, NC) is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministries to lead a vibrant ministry with more than 1,000 children (age birth to 5th grade) and their families. The Director will be a strong team builder, who supervises and encourages a Children’s Ministries staff of four people, as well as…

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St. Francis Pilgrimage: October 8-18, 2017

St. Francis Pilgrimage: October 8-18, 2017 Come with me and walk in the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi!  One of the great loves of my life is St. Francis – and the places he graced.  October is a beautiful time to be in Italy – and to ponder together the significance of this greatest…

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Welcome Megan

We are excited to announce that Megan Argabrite is joining the staff of Myers Park United Methodist Church as our Director of Worship & The Arts. She begins April 24 in her full-time position, developing what she calls “a creative vision for worship” for our four Sunday morning services. In addition, she’ll help weave creative arts…

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Holy Week

Holy WeekGood Friday, April 14 A Tenebrae service at 7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary marked by the reading of the Passion of Christ from the Gospel of Matthew. The Chancel Choir will sing. Livestreamed at myersparkumc.org. Child care available. Easter Sunday, April 16 Sunrise service at 7:00 a.m. in Francis Chapel, moving outside to the…

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Israel with Dr. Howell in May

Come with me to Israel, May 16-26I hope you will come with me and my colleague, Rev. Parker Haynes, to Israel on May 16.  The cost will be $3,950, including flights, hotels, ground costs, and most meals.  A $300 registration fee is due by February 10, and full payment is due March 30, payable to MPUMC.  A refund…

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An Important Announcement

Friends,It is with a mix of sadness, gratitude and joy that I share the following news with you.  After ten wonderful years as one of the pastors of our Church family, Rev. Ellen Robison has received a call to be the Minister of Worship and the Arts at The Riverside Church in New York City,…

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Marriage at Myers Park

Marriage at Myers Park A Letter to the Congregation The following letter is signed by Dick Carter (Lay Leader); Mark Kinghorn (Administrative Board Chair 2016-17); Jim Rogers (Administrative Board Chair 2014-15); Dennis Soter (Finance Chair 2016-17); John Clarkson (Finance Chair 2013-15); Kate Maynard (Staff Parish Chair 2015-16); Fred Bright (Staff Parish Chair 2013-14); and Johanna…

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Death Announcements

GEORGE HARTELL Date of Death: November 14, 2017 The memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 26, at Harry and Bryant Funeral Home in Charlotte. Rev. Karen Moore, chaplain at Aldersgate, will lead the service.JEAN WEAVER STEVENS STOCKTON Date of Death: November 11, 2017 A Service of Death and Resurrection will be at…

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