This Week at Myers Park April 7, 2024

Navigating Caregiving - Part II, April 11, 10:30-11:30 a.m., room 108: Join us as Rev. Bill Roth discusses the importance of self-care for caregivers. Email Julie Williams at with any questions.

Mission Teams Summit, April 14, 12:15-2 p.m.: Our mission teams create opportunities to learn and serve in the areas of Affordable Housing, Food Insecurity, Schools & Children, and Equity & Empowerment. If you're already a member of a mission team or if you want to get engaged in the Charlotte community, join us for an afternoon of reflection, inspiration, and planning for collaborative community outreach. Joe Hamby of Roof Above will speak, and lunch will be served. Click here to RSVP.

Zoe Empowers Kenya Presentation, April 21, 9:45 a.m., Francis Chapel: In January, 13 church members visited Zoe Empowers in Kenya. They heard beautiful stories of hope and inspiration and witnessed God working through teens and young adults to make an impact in their communities. Join us as they present these stories, share the amazing work Zoe is doing in Kenya, and learn about upcoming trips to various Zoe countries.

New - Sundae Fun Day for Second Graders, April 21, 4-5 p.m., room 240: Second graders, join us to play games, enjoy ice cream sundaes, and learn more about the upcoming milestone of receiving your third grade Bible. Invite a second-grade friend to come along! Click here to learn more and sign up. We will need a few adults to help out at this event. Email Leslie Lowery at if you can help.

The Journey - Myers Park UMC Handbells in Concert, April 21, 6:30 p.m., Jubilee Hall: Join us for a concert featuring all of our handbell groups – from Tinkerbells to Southern Bells. Come see what handbells can do!

Are You Called to be a Buddy? The new MP Buddies ministry pairs children who have special needs and need extra support during Sunday School with an adult buddy who provides one-on-one leadership and attention. If you are interested in serving as an adult buddy to a child during Sunday School, email Amy Jo Alspaugh at

Summer Opportunities

Performing Arts Camp, June 10-14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.: Rising 3rd-8th graders are invited to join us for a week of fun, culminating in a performance of the musical 100% Chance of Rain. Camp fee is $225. Click here to register. Email Sue Bayne at with any questions.

Handbell Boot Camps, June 17, 18, 20, 21 (no camp on June 19): Join Brian Childers to take your handbell ringing to the next level! Children in 3rd-5th grade will meet from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Click here to register. Youth (6th-12th graders) will meet 1-4 p.m. Click here to register. New ringers are welcome! Email Sue Bayne at with any questions.

Volunteer at Vacation Bible School: We need volunteers for the Recreation special. If you enjoy games, please help one or two mornings 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. We provide the games. You provide the leadership. It's always a blast! Click here to sign up.

Sign Up for Summer Fun Days: There are still some spots available for current preschoolers born between 9/1/2017 and 8/31/2022 in this half-day camp that runs July 15-19 and July 22-26. Click here for details. Click here to register.

New - Chillin’ With Chimes, July 29, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.: Rising kindergarteners-2nd graders are invited to join Brian Childers for a morning of music. Learn how to ring and care for chimes, take a tour of our handbell room, and be introduced to all sorts of weird, wild, and wonderful bells! Click here to register.


Maybe I’m Amazed Podcast: Dr. Howell hosts Kate Bowler, New York Times bestselling author, host of the Everything Happens podcast, and Duke University professor. Kate shares her journey of finding resilience amidst life’s challenges and looks deeper into the themes of her new book, Have a Beautiful, Terrible Day! Click here to listen and subscribe.


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