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Upcoming Outreach Events

Upcoming Outreach Events

September:

What Happened Here?  An Urban Development and History Tour, September 22, 12:45-3 p.m. – Traveling by bus, we will see and discuss the development and history of Charlotte, with a focus on the old Brooklyn neighborhood and the period following the Great Depression through the end of federal Urban Renewal programs.  Space is limited.  Click here to register. For more information, email Outreach Director Court Young at cyoung@myersparkpres.org.

Engage with Outreach: Local Outreach Fair, Sept 29, 9:45 a.m., Room A101/103 and 104 – Outreach at MPPC helps us to live out God’s love as we cross divides and cultivate community with neighbors and fellow disciples. Our lives and the lives of others are changed as we participate in God’s mission in our city. Come to this drop-in session to learn about ways you can engage with our local Outreach ministry partners this fall. Each ministry partner will have a lay leader present that can answer questions and share with you upcoming opportunities to serve. Questions? Contact Local Mission Coordinator, Savanah Warren at swarren@myersparkpres.org

October:

World Communion Sunday and Luncheon, October 6 – We are excited to celebrate and share the work of MPPC’s global partners in worship, study, and fellowship. Monique Misenga, International Peacemaker from Congo, will be our guest, participating in worship and leading a Sunday School class. A congregational luncheon featuring food from our global partners will follow the 11 a.m. service. Register for the luncheon here

Riff of Love, October 20, 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m., Covenant Presbyterian Church’s Fellowship Hall, 1000 E. Morehead St – Greg Jarrell is co-founder of QC Family Tree, located in the Enderly Park neighborhood, where he and his family work with neighbors to build from their gifts, create economic opportunity, and combat displacement.  As a jazz musician, Greg has joined with other professional musicians to bring to life the music and stories from his recent book, A Riff of Love, which will explore doing justice and building community among the master improvisers who live on the margins of our city . Co-sponsored with Covenant Presbyterian, this 90-minute program will use music, readings, corporate singing, and visual art to inspire audiences to create spaces of justice and belonging in the world. No cost, and no registration necessary. All are welcome. 

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October 10, 2016