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July 15, 2018

10:00 AM Worship Celebrate and Sanctuary

(High School Youth in Montreat)

Youth Blog

Lifting Every Voice in Montreat

Kara Miller, our Communications Coordinator, is spending the week in Montreat, NC with MPPC Youth as they attend the 2018 Montreat Youth Conference. Youth Conferences gather young Presbyterians from all over the country for a week of study, worship, and recreation....

Fearless Love: El Salvador Mission Recap

2018 El Salvador Youth Mission Team Last week, our high school youth had a fantastic opportunity to work with Habitat for Humanity El Salvador through MPPC’s partnership in the Getsemani community. During our time we focused on two goals in our mission: building homes...

Images of El Salvador

What images come to mind when you think of El Salvador? Is it the lush landscape dotted with coconut and mango trees, the majestic misty tops of the more than 20 volcanoes? Or maybe is the people, with big smiles and even bigger hearts? Maybe you consider the years of...

Walking Humbly in Chicago

Going into this trip to Chicago, I was certain I knew what to expect. We would be spending a week at Fourth Presbyterian Church performing mission in and around the community. The program was essentially the same as our CROSS program and was led by interns like ours....

Updates: Chicago Youth Mission Trip

The past few days in Chicago have been full of amazing opportunities to work together and explore our surroundings. This week we have challenged our youth to take notice and observe who and what is around them. Here are a few thoughts from our youth so far: "Chicago...

CHURCH: An Acronym

Well, we made it! The MPPC/CYMC mission team has touched down in Chicago after an uneventful trek (thankfully!). We began our journey at MPPC on Sunday morning where we met each other and joined with our friends from the Charlotte Youth Ministry Consortium (CYMC). Our...

Sexting Awareness – What Parents need to Know!

39% of our young people are posting sexually suggestive messages with 48% of teens receiving sexually suggestive messages.  What should parents do? District Attorney, Spencer Merriweather, and Assistant District Attorney, Terra Varnes, offered two workshops to parents...


Middle and High School will celebrate faith and fellowship in Summer 2019 with the following faithful trips and service opportunities: (TENATIVE DATES) GHOST RANCH (9th-12th grade) JUNE 9th - 15th. This education and Retreat Center located in Abiquiu, New Mexico, is...

Job Opportunity: CROSS Assistant Director

Myers Park Presbyterian Church is currently seeking candidates for CROSS Assistant Director. This position will provide coordination and direction for the CROSS program under the general direction of the CROSS Director. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a related...

Montreat: A Wonderful Disruption

  Montreat was uncomfortable. An unfamiliar context. A disruption. Montreat was an overwhelmingly positive experience. These statements initially seem contradictory. We hear “disruption” and we picture natural disasters, death, divorce. And we hear “disruption” and we...

Montreat: Days Filled with Meaning

Around 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dick Darlington leaned over to me and asked, “So, how many of these kids do you know?” At “these kids,” he nodded toward our boisterous group of 55 high schoolers, all square dancing, laughing, and hand-holding in Montreat’s barn. I almost...

Cuba: Be Present, Notice Things

Be present. Notice things. Those simple guidelines from Michelle grounded us throughout the week in Cuba. Whether at a meal shared with the youth of the church in Remedios or on the bus with each other, the intent was to be present. To appreciate the moment as it...

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