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Global Mission Sunday Luncheon

Global Mission Sunday Luncheon

On global mission Sunday, we recognize all disciples who have participated in global outreach ministries by traveling on a mission trip or serving on a global ministry team. Reverend Simon Kabue Mbala, rector of UPRECO, the Presbyterian University of Congo will be our...
I AM 24/7

I AM 24/7

We all know of the many challenges faced by all young people, and the particular challenges faced by young men born into multi-generational poverty. Educational opportunities can be limited both within and outside the home, mentors and social capital can be lacking,...
We Love You, Too

We Love You, Too

“We love you, too. Come back soon.” That parting phrase from Robert, the COO of the Bududa Learning Center, slipped past me at first. He’d caught a ride with us to Mbale, so when he hopped out I stuck my arm out the window and said “We love you, Robert!” His reply,...
Exploring the Bududa Loop

Exploring the Bududa Loop

The porch of the guest house is a pretty amazing place. It’s a little ways up a hill, overlooking the main loop road in the valley (we’ve been calling it the ‘Bududa Loop’) and you can soak in all the sights and sounds: people talking to each other along the road,...
Hey Boda-boda!

Hey Boda-boda!

I rode a Boda Boda this morning, which was both terrifying and thrilling. Driving through Kampala, we saw these motorcycle taxis threading in and around traffic with their fares clinging to the back. They’d dart around larger vehicles and take to the sidewalks when it...
Malembe (Hello!) from Bududa

Malembe (Hello!) from Bududa

It takes two days, three flights, and eight hours on a bus to get to Bududa, Uganda. We’re in the first few years of a new partnership with the Bududa Learning Center, which is a school dedicated to educating and equipping children and young adults in one of the most...
Become a Billingsville Literacy Tutor

Become a Billingsville Literacy Tutor

Make an impact and help a child strengthen their reading skills! Why this matters The story of Myers Park Presbyterian Church and Billingsville is one of partnership focusing on helping all children to succeed. Reading proficiently by the third grade is a critical...