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Outreach

Through partnerships in Charlotte and around the world we respond to Jesus’ invitation to love God and love our neighbor as ourselves. Outreach helps us fall in love with God’s world and God’s people.

Why Outreach?

Myers Park Presbyterian has long heard God’s call to grow in faith, to go and make disciples and to experience God at work – mending brokenness in the world and within us through service and mission.

One of the clearest ways we live out our calling as disciples is by responding to Jesus’ invitation, his mandate, given in John 13: 34-35 “I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples if you have love for one another.”

In the early church, as the community struggled to understand how best to live out their lives as followers of Jesus, Paul reminds them in the midst of a dispute that “knowledge puffs up, but love builds up” (I Corinthians 8:1).

So with the Biblical mandate to live out a life of sacrificial love and appreciating Myers Park legacy of both service to and growth as a community, our efforts can be characterized and guided by Love Builds Up… a Child, a Homea Neighborhood, and the World.

Serve With Local Outreach

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Serve With Global Outreach

Want to serve with one of our global Outreach ministry teams? Contact Chrissy Carlton, Outreach Coordinator. Click below to contact her:

Outreach Blog

December 2019 Update: Affordable Housing in Grier Heights

Just over a year ago, the session of Myers Park Presbyterian Church voted unanimously to take action to address one of the most critical needs in our community: stable, affordable housing. Partnering with CrossRoads, Grier Heights Presbyterian Church, and Antioch...

Visiting Partners in Debrecen

The Hungary global outreach team recently returned from their trip to visit our partners at The Great Church in Debrecen. We visited the Open Door, a senior center in Debrecen. We were impressed by how extremely well organized the Open Door is. They have a staff that...

Gracias por la vida

As part of worship every Sunday in Remedios, there is a time designated during the service for members of the congregation to participate in a “love offering.” Instead of passing an offering plate around the room, members make their way to the front of the room,...

Joy abounds in Debrecen

I am with seven members of Myers Park on a mission trip to Debrecen Hungary. We are visiting our brothers and sisters in Christ at the Great Church. So far we have enjoyed meals and laughter with our friends here. This evening we attended a special church ball that...

Jubilee Store & Thankful Trees

Jubilee Store Ministry Team Leader: Christi Farr at cwfarr@me.com Charlotte Family Housing (CFH) is a shelter-to-housing program for working families experiencing homelessness. The Jubilee Store is an event in which families enrolled in CFH programs have the...

So, what?

This week, our El Salvador Global Mission Team is at work with our friends and partners in the communities surrounding Ahuachapan. This post was written by Charlie Shaffner. We are hustling back to the van in the pouring rain after an exhaustive day of pickaxing,...

The Actual Work

This week, our El Salvador Global Mission Team is at work with our friends and partners in the communities surrounding Ahuachapan. This post was written by Laura Monk and Lindsay Griffin. It’s Day Three of our official work week (but day five away from Charlotte)  in...

Seeing Beyond Borders

This week, our El Salvador Global Mission Team is at work with our friends and partners in the communities surrounding Ahuachapan. This post was written by Chip Cooke. Although preparations began almost a year ago, this past Saturday marked the beginning of yet...

Dedicating the Magi Girls Pilot School in Congo

On Tuesday, our partners in Mbuji Mayi, Democratic Republic of Congo, dedicated the Magi Girls Pilot School, the culmination of nearly five years of dreaming together with the Congolese Presbyterian Church. This school expands on the success and impact of Dipa dia...

Isabel Owen & Pw Consignment Sale

The PW Consignment Sale is one of the most popular and successful fundraising initiatives at MPPC. Having joined the PW Council in 2001, Isabel Owen came up with the idea after seeing the success of women at a church in Matthews who had raised significant funds to...

Don Gately

CrossRoads Corporation for Affordable Housing and Community Development is deeply entwined with the ministry of Myers Park Presbyterian Church. Dreamed up and born out of the 2008 Campaign for Deeper Discipleship, CrossRoads took the church’s existing emphasis on...

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...

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