Hey Youth Parents of MPPC!

My name is Vance Stiles, and I am one of the Youth Interns at MPPC this summer. I am a rising senior at UNC- Chapel Hill double majoring in Public Policy and Economics.             Every single public policy...
Engaging Youth

Engaging Youth

Virtual Youth Time Join the Gratitude Challenge! Write down 3-5 things each day for which you are Grateful in this calendar. The challenge is not to repeat any of them! Make a contract with yourself or your parents for the summer to create some order in this crazy...
Silver Linings of a Lock In

Silver Linings of a Lock In

Silver Linings of a Lock-in How our youth have stayed connected while being physically apart. It goes without saying that youth “lock-ins” are usually a bit more fun than the past few weeks have been. But the reality of a forced lock-in, without the usual social...
This is the magic of Montreat

This is the magic of Montreat

“This is like, a Bob Ross painting,” says SK through deep breaths. A group of us are on Lookout Rock in Montreat for sunrise, and it’s becoming more worth the 5:30 a.m. departure by the minute as oranges and blues mix with the clouds to cap the green, happy trees....
Grier Heights Scholarships

Grier Heights Scholarships

The Grier Heights Scholarship Fund goes to provide young people from Grier Heights with the opportunity to join Youth ministry activities, such as summer mission trips and conferences. Those experiences enrich the faith journey of all involved and support our church...
Chicken Pickin’ 2020

Chicken Pickin’ 2020

March 8, 5 -7pm Church fellowship. Southern Chicken and Pork Dinner. Celebration of Youth ministry. An amazing opportunity to support mission engagement and faith development for the youth of Myers Park Presbyterian Church. If you would like to volunteer to help,...

Faith Practice: Sabbath

Keeping Sabbath offers us the God-given gift of rest. It allows us time to look at ourselves and at our lives apart from the everyday world. More important, it offers extended time and space to give thanks and praise to God for the many gifts in our lives. Give...

Spiritual Practices 101: The Examen

The Examen, “Looking for God in All Things” The heart of the Examen is reviewing your day. “Think of it as a movie playing in your head,” writes James Martin, S.J., in The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything. “Push the play button and run through...
Walk into the person God created you to be

Walk into the person God created you to be

People walk the Camino de Santiago for many different reasons: religious, adventurous, spiritual, for the outdoors or simply to check this off their bucket-list. It is often used to help navigate a transition in their life as one moves from one significant time in...