Beyond The Walls

This is our home, these are our neighbors, and we have a call upon our lives to compassionately walk with them. We hope you will see something below that speaks to your talents and gifts where you can say, Yes to God, and learn your neighbors name through service.

Serving Guide

In Matthew's Gospel, Jesus sends his disciples out into the world to serve. We at Myers Park have felt this call and we have chosen to actively respond. It is important to us that we meet people where they are in life so that, we are contributing to sustainable communities. Take a look and pray about one of our missions below, and how about join us for one?

What to Expect Serving Guide Scholarships

We as a church strive to listen, embrace and then discuss how we best can be a voice of advocacy and justice for our ostracized sisters and brothers. We feel that the below opportunities present themselves to be places where we are able to grow in our faith as the body while serving the best way we feel led.

Serving Guide
Mission Image

Jubilee Store

December 8-9, 2017

The mission of the Jubilee Store ministry is to offer families of Charlotte Family Housing an empowering, hopeful, and dignified way…

Sign up to serve!

With questions, contact Beth Cory: beth.cory@duke-energy.com

Mission Image

Alternative Gift Market

Year-Round

Give a gift that truly embodies and celebrates the meaning of Christmas! Enjoy shopping while staying faithful to the needs…

Shop online now!

Questions? Reach McCay Manwaring at mccay.manwaring@gmail.com.

Mission Image

Hurricanes – Disaster Relief team for Puerto Rico November 27

Ways to help with Disaster Relief

To donate money to assist the hurricane victims. You can write a check to the church with Hurricane Flood Relief in…

DONATE ONLINE NOW!

Mission Contact: Nancy Holmes

Mission Image

Refugee Support Services

Mondays and Tuesdays 9am-1pm

Here’s another RSS opportunity: Serve with children at Refugee Support Services as RSS expands their ESL (English as a Second Language)…

Questions? Contact Nancy Holmes at nholmes@mpumc.org

Mission Image

Loaves and Fishes – Sort Donations

Second Wednesdays of each month from 9-11:30 a.m.

You help is needed to sort food donations at Loaves and Fishes each 2nd Wednesday of each month from 9-11:30…

Mission Image

LUMBERTON FLOOD DAMAGE REPAIRS

December 4-7, 2017

We will be going to Lumberton, NC on Monday, December 4 and returning late on Thursday, December 7. We are scheduled…

Join Emergency Response Team

Mission Contact: Nancy Holmes at nholmes@mpumc.org.

Mission Image

100K DREAM CHALLENGE

HELP GROW RELATIONSHIPS THROUGH 100,000 COLLECTIVE SERVICE HOURS IN 2017

In continuation of our current Live Differently campaign, the 100k Dream is a challenge to the congregation of MPUMC to…

CLICK HERE TO LOG SERVICE HOURS OR TO LEARN MORE

Missions office contact: Nathan Arledge at nathan@mpumc.org or 704-295-4816.

Mission Image

Refugee Support Services

MENTOR REFUGEES THROUGH FRUITFUL FRIENDSHIP PROGRAM

Some of Charlotte’s newest community members are from Nepal, Bhutan, Burma, Eritrea and more! Refugee Support Services invites you to…

RSS contact: Rachel Humphries at rachelhumphries@refugeesupportservices.org and 704.458.3245.

Mission Image

We’re always collecting for Loaves and Fishes

All ages

Pick up a blue canvas MPUMC bag and donate some needed foods to Loaves & Fishes food bank. Most-needed items…

Mission Image

Prep lunch at Salvation Army Center of Hope

Ages 18+ Serve Lunch 3rd & 4th Tuesdays Each Month

If you love how you look in a hair net, then you’re perfect to help prepare lunch for the women…

Sign up now! Questions? Contact church member Suzanne Johnson, 704-491-3915 or shj422@gmail.com.

Mission Image

Serve dinner at the Men’s Shelter

Ages 12+

Twice a month a team from Myers Park Methodist serves dinner at the Men’s Shelter – the first Wednesday of…

Mission Image

Sewing Ministry now recruiting

All ages

Yes, we have a sewing ministry! Current projects include making pajamas for the women at Safe Alliance, the domestic violence…

Mission Image

An easy way to serve at MPUMC: Join our On Call Team!

Ages 10+

Is your schedule flexible? We’ve love for you belong to our On Call Team. Every now and then, we need…

Mission Image

Want missions in your inbox? Sign up for the #LiveDifferently newsletter

All ages

Find out the latest opportunities to serve in Charlotte and beyond with this weekly e-newsletter delivered straight to your inbox.…

Mission Image

Alternative Gift Market

Year-Round

Give a gift that truly embodies and celebrates the meaning of Christmas! Enjoy shopping while staying faithful to the needs…

Shop online now!

Questions? Reach McCay Manwaring at mccay.manwaring@gmail.com.

Mission Image

Brazil Mission Trip

July 6-15, 2018

We are excited to be planning for a mission team from Myers Park UMC to travel in July 6-15, 2018…

Mission Ministry contact is Nathan Arledge at Nathan@mpumc.org or 704-295-4816.

Mission Image

Hurricanes – Disaster Relief team for Puerto Rico November 27

Ways to help with Disaster Relief

To donate money to assist the hurricane victims. You can write a check to the church with Hurricane Flood Relief in…

DONATE ONLINE NOW!

Mission Contact: Nancy Holmes

Mission Image

Costa Rica Mission Trip

March 31-April 7, 2018

This year we are excited to announce a new, lower trip cost of $1,250/person.  We encourage families to sign up…

SIGN UP FOR COSTA RICA 2018 MISSION TRIP

Nancy Holmes at nholmes@mpumc.org

Mission Image

ZOE Kenya Ministry

ZOE 2018 January & February Mission Trips

We are excited to have so much interest in our new ZOE Kenya mission trips that it led to two…

WATCH VIDEO ABOUT ZOE TRIP

Contact: Nathan Arledge at nathan@mpumc.org or 704-295-4816.

Mission Image

Refugee Support Services

Mondays and Tuesdays 9am-1pm

Here’s another RSS opportunity: Serve with children at Refugee Support Services as RSS expands their ESL (English as a Second Language)…

Questions? Contact Nancy Holmes at nholmes@mpumc.org

Mission Image

LUMBERTON FLOOD DAMAGE REPAIRS

December 4-7, 2017

We will be going to Lumberton, NC on Monday, December 4 and returning late on Thursday, December 7. We are scheduled…

Join Emergency Response Team

Mission Contact: Nancy Holmes at nholmes@mpumc.org.

Mission Image

Mexico College Mission Trip

Scheduled for Mid-May 2018

Our team of college-age students will travel to work with Faith Ministries in Reynosa, Mexico in mid-May 2018. Over that mission week…

Mission Contact our Minister of Missions, Nathan Arledge.

Mission Image

Armenia

Welcome back our Mission Team that returned AUGUST 24

Our Armenia mission trip for August 2017 filled quickly upon registration opening up.  So consider going on our next trip…

Questions, contact Jack Hankins at jchankins24@gmail.com or 704-941-0691 or Lynn Hankins at lynnhhankins@gmail.com.

Mission Ministry contact: Rev. Nathan Arledge at nathan@mpumc.org or 704-295-4816.

Mission Image

Pass the Peace Feasts

Pass the Peace Feasts: Breaking Bread, Building Bridges  Purpose:  To gather around the table, share a meal and begin to…

Contact: Nathan Arledge at nathan@mpumc.org.

Mission Image

Reconciling Race

Ongoing

Momentum builds at Myers Park United Methodist Church around the lay-led effort to tackle the racial, class and cultural divide…

Learn More.

To join the conversation on race, e-mail Rebecca Grant at jandrgrant@gmail.com.

Mission Image

Refugee Support Services

MENTOR REFUGEES THROUGH FRUITFUL FRIENDSHIP PROGRAM

Some of Charlotte’s newest community members are from Nepal, Bhutan, Burma, Eritrea and more! Refugee Support Services invites you to…

RSS contact: Rachel Humphries at rachelhumphries@refugeesupportservices.org and 704.458.3245.