Upcoming Outreach Events at MPPC
February – March:
Serve with Room in the Inn – During the winter months, homeless shelters in Charlotte become full and neighbors seek a warm meal and shelter through Room in the Inn. For a list of the current ways to serve, visit www.myersparkpres.org/riti
Rev. Dora Arce Valentin to visit MPPC, February 25-March 2 – In 2005, through MPPC’s former International Minister Program, Dora served with our congregation for three weeks and gave us perspective on the Presbyterian Church’s work in Cuba. As a result of her time here, MPPC later formed a Cuba ministry team, which continues today. Dora is pastor of San Antonio de los Banos Presbyterian- Reformed Church, Moderator of the Presbyterian- Reformed Church in Cuba, and a professor at The Matanzas Evangelical Theological Seminary. We give thanks for her ministry in this world and look forward to welcoming Dora to MPPC.
Lent: Cross Talk, Sunday, March 1, 9:45 a.m., Providence Hall – Join Rev. Joe Clifford along with Rev. Dora Arce Valentin, Pastor of San Antonio de los Banos Presbyterian-Reformed Church, for a special Sunday School class. As part of our larger Lent series, Joe and Dora will share insights on the theme of “suffering” while also guiding us in table conversation.
Serve at the Book-a-palooza, April 7, 124 Skyland Ave – Each student at the Billingsville campus of Billingsville-Cotswold Elementary School will be able to select 2-3 free books to add to their home library. Disciples are need to help the week of the event to sort books by age group, set up the tables and books the day before the event, and then help the day of the event as students select their books. If interested, please email email@example.com.
Fourth Annual Outreach Partners Retreat, April 29, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Oxford Hall – Keynote speaker, Jacinta White, will lead this interactive workshop focused on encouraging us to slow down and create space so we can bring our authentic selves to all that we do, including our work and ministry. Please join us for this annual program that brings MPPC ministry partners and outreach disciples together for a time to learn and reflect. If interested in attending, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.