Jubilee Store & Thankful Trees

Kara MillerOutreach

Jubilee Store Primary contact: Candice at candicecmj@gmail.com Objective: To offer families of Charlotte Family Housing (CFH) an empowering, hopeful and dignified way of purchasing holiday gifts for their families by connecting them with the hospitality of MPPC, MPUMC and CFH Hope Teams. Event Dates: Friday, December 8 and Saturday, December 9, 2017 Times: Friday from 5:30pm – 7:30pm and Saturday … Read More

The Spiritual Child: an Evening with Dr. Lisa Miller

Kara MillerYouth

Saturday, November 18, 6-7:15 p.m. Providence Hall at Myers Park Presbyterian Church Are you a parent, grandparent or educator who wants nurture the mental, emotional, and physical well-being of a child? Do you want to see your family thrive in the midst of the pressures that accompany adolescence? Join us for an evening of conversation with Dr. Lisa Miller, author … Read More

Kicking off a Season of Generosity

Kara MillerChurchwide, Stewardship

This Sunday, September 24 begins our Annual Giving Campaign. This year, we’re doing things a bit differently: we’re kicking off with a congregational book club. Each household received a copy of Adam Hamilton’s Enough: Discovering Joy Through Simplicity and Generosity in the mail. This is a short text with built-in work pages that help you glean the life lessons outlined … Read More

Job Opportunity: CROSS Assistant Director

Kara MillerYouth

Myers Park Presbyterian Church is currently seeking candidates for CROSS Assistant Director. This position will provide coordination and direction for the CROSS program under the general direction of the CROSS Director. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a related field with three (3) years of related experience or the equivalent combination of education/experience; and a committed follower of Christ and evidence of … Read More

Montreat: A Wonderful Disruption

Kara MillerYouth

  Montreat was uncomfortable. An unfamiliar context. A disruption. Montreat was an overwhelmingly positive experience. These statements initially seem contradictory. We hear “disruption” and we picture natural disasters, death, divorce. And we hear “disruption” and we think about moments in our own lives when we were confused, upset, and forced to redefine our normal. How, then, can a “disruption” be … Read More

Montreat: Days Filled with Meaning

Kara MillerYouth

Around 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dick Darlington leaned over to me and asked, “So, how many of these kids do you know?” At “these kids,” he nodded toward our boisterous group of 55 high schoolers, all square dancing, laughing, and hand-holding in Montreat’s barn. I almost laughed at the question and began listing the names of youth in the group. … Read More