This Week at Myers Park March 31, 2024

Easter Sunday

This year’s Easter Offering will support Habitat for Humanity and Project Agape in Armenia. Your faithful offering will help us fulfill our sponsorship obligation to the Carter Work Project from this past October and help our partners in Armenia protect their facilities and programming while war wages on in the region. To make your gift, visit our website and select Holy Days Offering on the gift form or note Holy Days Offering on your check mailed to our business office at 1501 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28207.

happening this week

Church Offices will be closed Monday, April 1 and will reopen on Tuesday, April 2 at 9 a.m. Those needing help that day can call 704-376-8584 and follow the prompts to the pastor on call.

Last Chance to Register for A Brush with God - Iconography Workshop, April 1: Connect with God through sacred art as Fr. Peter Pearson leads us in learning about and painting an icon. No artistic ability or experience is required. The workshop is $300 and includes all materials, and lunch on Saturday and Sunday. Spots are limited. Watch this video about Fr. Pearson and icons. Click here to register.

Navigating Caregiving, April 4 and 11, 10:30-11:30 a.m., room 108: Join us for this two-part series as we offer information and support related to the challenges of family caregiving. In session one, Lauren Smith will discuss the delicate journey of caregiving. In session two, Rev. Bill Roth will discuss the importance of self-care for caregivers. Email Julie Williams at with any questions.

Baptism Class, April 7, 9:45 a.m., Francis Chapel: This class will deepen your understanding of this Holy Sacrament and is an essential first step for those preparing for baptism. If you have questions about or want to schedule a baptism, email Peg Broughton at

Discover Myers Park, April 7, 11 a.m., room 108: Join Rev. Jessica Dayson to learn about our church and the beliefs and practices of our denomination. There is no obligation to join, but the opportunity will be available for you. Email Jeanne Poole at for details.

more events and opportunities

Mission Teams Summit, April 14, 12:15-2 p.m.: This past year our mission teams have been working hard in the areas of Affordable Housing, Food Insecurity, Schools & Children, and Equity & Empowerment, creating opportunities to learn and serve. If you're already a member of a mission team or if you are wondering how to get engaged in the Charlotte community, you're invited to 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.

Celebrate Rev. Nathan Arledge, May 5, 4-5:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Center of Hope: Join us as we celebrate our great friend and leader, Rev. Nathan Arledge, now senior pastor at Harrison United Methodist Church, who served eight years as our Pastor of Missions and Community Engagement.

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

Fill the Blessing Box at Hidden Valley Elementary: Help us show love to the community around Hidden Valley Elementary School by signing up to fill the Blessing Box on their campus with non-perishable items such as toilet paper, tissues, canned goods, snacks, feminine hygiene, and more! Click here to learn more and sign up.

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.

Your ongoing generosity to our church Operating Fund and our Mission & Outreach Fund makes it possible for our church family to connect through worship, fellowship and prayer and support our most vulnerable neighbors near and far.

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