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Here to be Christians

Here to be Christians

Follow along with eight disciples as they travel to Bududa, Uganda to work with our partners at the Bududa Learning Center. This post was written by Kathleen price. We arrived in Bududa last evening, just as the sun was dipping below the...
Supportive Housing Communities

Supportive Housing Communities

Research shows that permanent supportive housing is one of the most effective ways to help people experiencing chronic homelessness, who are among the most vulnerable in our community. In permanent supportive housing, residents have housing and access to the support...
Bududa Learning Center

Bududa Learning Center

Through two major educational and vocational programs, the Bududa Learning Center is working to alleviate poverty in Uganda. Bududa Vocational Academy provides high school students with trade-specific skills in tailoring, bricklaying, IT, and more that will help them...
Urban Ministry Center

Urban Ministry Center

Urban Ministry Center (UMC) opened its doors in 1994 as a result of uptown congregations and businesses partnering to address the needs of the city’s poor and homeless with compassion. From the soup kitchen, counseling and support groups, to Room In the Inn (RITI) and...
Friendship Trays

Friendship Trays

For over 40 years, Friendship Trays has served individuals throughout Charlotte who are unable to obtain or prepare their meals because of age or infirmity. It began in 1976 when a handful of volunteers delivered six meals to elderly residents in the Elizabeth...
The Learning Collaborative

The Learning Collaborative

The Learning Collaborative, (TLC), a five-star nationally certified preschool started by MPPC, helps at-risk preschoolers develop their school readiness skills, bringing them closer to the level of more advantaged children. The TLC vision is that children and parents...
Jubilee Store Joy

Jubilee Store Joy

Written by: Savanah Warren, MPPC Mission Coordinator It’s drizzling as I pull into the parking lot of St. John’s Baptist Church. It’s Saturday night and I’m here to help at the first night of this year’s Jubilee Store. It’s surreal that...
Ministry Spotlight: Congo Partnership

Ministry Spotlight: Congo Partnership

In addition to our global partnerships in Hungary, Uganda, Cuba, and El Salvador, one may ask why Myers Park Presbyterian is in partnership in Congo as well. After decades of civil war and political turmoil, the country has been left with a volatile environment. All...
Spotlight: Jubilee Store

Spotlight: Jubilee Store

The Jubilee Store is a ministry of Charlotte Family Housing (CFH) that aims to provide a dignified way for families to purchase holiday gifts for their children while enjoying a festive and social atmosphere. All CFH families are on the path from homelessness to...