Announcements

HIRING: Local Missions Coordinator

Position:  Local Missions Coordinator (LMC) Reports to:  Nathan Arledge, Pastor of Missions and Community Engagement Supervises: Ministry Volunteers Job Summary:  The LMC has responsibility for strengthening and maintaining local outreach opportunities for the Myers Park United Methodist Church congregation. In partnership with the Missions Ministry Team, the LMC will contribute to casting vision and establishing…

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An Important Update From Dr. Howell

October 4, 2019Friends, The past few weeks at church have been profoundly inspirational to me. Record numbers of 3rd graders receiving Bibles, and Confirmands beginning their adventure toward membership, small groups starting up and mission folks out in the community. I love who we are and all we do. But a lot of that is…

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A Way Forward

An Update from our Lay Leaders, March 21, 2019 With uncertainty surrounding the outcome of the Special Session of the General Conference, many questions have arisen about same gender marriage for us at Myers Park Methodist, including whether our church will host same gender weddings and whether our clergy will perform such weddings. To see…

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News On Possible Building Expansion

From church member Chan Martin, chair of the Building Feasibility Committee. For questions on any aspect of this project, reach him at james.chandler.martin@gmail.com. In late February, our church filed a rezoning petition with the City of Charlotte in connection with possible building expansion. View the application: Rezoning Application-MPUMC & RezoningPlan_022618. What have we asked for? An…

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Our Lay Leaders

Myers Park United Methodist Church is deeply grateful for the members who give their time and talents to serve on various boards and committees. Here is a list of committee chairs. If you have a question about any aspect of the governance and business and financial life of the church, any committee chair will be…

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Labyrinth Coming to Francis Chapel

You Can Support The Project! With the installation of a permanent labyrinth in the floor of newly restored Francis Chapel, we join in a rich tradition of churches and cathedrals providing this tool for prayer and meditation. Our Francis Chapel labyrinth will be the only indoor labyrinth in the area. Francis Chapel is set to…

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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 Anderson…

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Death Announcements

Mark Damian Swancy Date of Death: November 17, 2019 A service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 21 in the Sanctuary. Visitation will be at the family home. Rev. Uiyeon Kim will be leading the services. Eleese “Dollye” Peay Walters Date of Death: November 14, 2019 A service will be held at 1:00…

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