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The Blessing of Sabbatical

The Blessing of Sabbatical

One of the blessings of serving this congregation as a pastor is the gift of a sabbatical every seven years. My time away begins on August 1, and I have some plans to share. Last year I applied for a grant from the National Clergy Renewal Program, sponsored by the...
Annual Consignment Sale

Annual Consignment Sale

Discover a great way to sell or buy gently-used children’s clothing and accessories – all season and ages – as well as maternity clothes, car seats, sports equipment, and children’s furniture. The annual Myers Park Presbyterian Women’s Consignment Sale will take...
Movement Day: Charlotte

Movement Day: Charlotte

Movement Day Charlotte: Uniting the Church and Transforming the City, February 3, 7:30 a.m.-4:40 p.m., Sheraton Hotel, 555 South McDowell St Join others in Charlotte for this one-day gathering focused on convening and catalyzing Christian leaders who are passionate...
Parental Awareness Workshop: Sexting

Parental Awareness Workshop: Sexting

Sexting Among Middle and High School Youth: Going From “My child is way too smart for that” to “How could this have happened??!” Children and teens sending provocative pictures happens for a variety of reasons – even if they should know...
Eleven Hours novel for BookIt!

Eleven Hours novel for BookIt!

Eleven Hours is a tightly constructed novel about one woman’s labor and delivery experience interwoven with the story of the nurse who attends her. I think the book captures the fear and uncertainty that pregnancy, labor and delivery evoke. Surprisingly, there...
Confessions, by Kanae Minato

Confessions, by Kanae Minato

Our November BookIt selection is Confessions, by Kanae Minato. Minato was a home economics teacher and housewife in Japan before she wrote this debut novel.  The novel has won all sorts of awards and was made into a movie (a nominee for best foreign language film at...
Willkommen, Dr. Werner!

Willkommen, Dr. Werner!

Our preacher for Reformation Sunday is Dr. Roland Werner, of Marburg, Germany. Dr. Werner has been deeply involved this year in outreach events marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. He is an ordained minister in the German Protestant Church (Lutheran and...