Announcements

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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Hurricane Dorian Relief

Our neighbors in areas including the Bahamas, South Carolina, and North Carolina have all been impacted by Hurricane Dorian. Now it’s time for us to help them rebuild. Cash donations are the fastest and most flexible way to help after a disaster. Donate to our disaster relief fund in one of two ways: -Click here…

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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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HIRING: Director of Stewardship

Myers Park United Methodist Church is seeking applications for a Part-time Director of Stewardship.  This individual will be charged with creating an ongoing culture of faith and generosity through effective and visible stewardship of all people, gifts, talents and resources.   This position supports various committees with Annual Stewardship Campaigns, Jubilee Plus! Annual Campaign, Planned Giving,…

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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

Josephine “Jo” Anthony Schofield Date of Death: October 7, 2019 A committal service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 12 in the columbarium. A memorial service will follow at 2:00 p.m. in Francis Chapel. Family will receive friends in Jubilee Hall after the service. Nancy Watson will be leading the services. Vincent “Vince”…

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