April 1-7, 2024


Creation Justice Month at MPBC

MOJO has planned some opportunities for everyone to get involved and even get your hands dirty as we celebrate Creation Justice Month. From standing up against funding fossil fuels, to recycling projects, and environmental clean up events, there's something for all ages to participate. | Click here to learn more


Alliance of Baptists Gathering

Rev. Raquel Gill will be in the Free Pulpit

Sunday, April 14 | 10a

Rev. Gill currently serves as the Minister for Intercultural Engagement at Duke University Chapel in Durham. She is a native of Winnsboro, SC. Raquel began her preaching ministry as a teenager and was ordained in 2008 at the St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church in Winnsboro. | Click here to learn more about her

Save the Date

A Morning with Dana Trent

Sunday, May 12

We are excited to announce that Rev. J. Dana Trent is returning to MPBC to preach from the Free Pulpit. Following worship, she'll be chatting with Rev. Dr. Ben Boswell in a Talk Back style conversation about her recently released book Between Two Trailers. Then she will be available for a book signing. So, make sure to pre-order your copy of her book by clicking here! Click here to learn more about Dana and her book.

Endowment Report

March 2024

Financial sustainability is of utmost importance at Myers Park Baptist Church (MPBC). Sustainability is achieved multiple ways but transparency is of utmost importance. MPBC funds itself through the operating budget, endowments, and designated gifts. (see table in the attached document showing spending by Ministry through February ’24). | Click here to read the full report

Children's Ministry

Friday Night in the Park

Friday, April 19 | 5-7p | Freedom Park

Bring the family for a pizza night in the park. We will gather at 5:00 for dinner then enjoy all the fun that Freedom Park offers. Bring toys, balls, games, etc., and let’s hang out. This event is free, but we do need you to register so that we can plan accordingly. Click here to register

Thank You for Another Impactful Season of RITI

by Seth Pilz

Thank you all for a successful Room In The Inn season! We had 85 different volunteers signup with their friends and families. Altogether, we were able to provide 275 beds. Some of those beds were filled by families who have been able now to find housing, praise God! | Click here to read the full article


Monthly Sage-ing Lunch

Tuesday, April 2 | Noon | Heaton Hall | RSVP to Attend by clicking here

Speaker | Rich Midkiff | Click here to learn more


(Provided by Deeper Than Sweets)

Build your own Sandwich Station (Turkey, Ham, Roast Beef, or Vegan Deli Slices), Potato Salad, Carrot and Raisin Salad, Garden Fresh Salad with Fresh Berries, Banana Pudding for dessert, Tea and Lemonade. | Click here to RSVP

Wednesday Meditation with Rev. Dr. Ben Boswell

11:30a | Zoom

Join Rev. Dr. Ben Boswell on Wednesdays and learn the necessary skills of stillness. As the world turns faster than ever, slowing down couldn’t be more important. Each Wednesday, we gather to quiet our minds and warm our hearts. There’s a spot waiting for you. We hope to see you there! | Click here to join the Zoom

Sunday Worship

April 7 | 10a | Sanctuary and Livestream

Preaching | Rev. Dr. Ben Boswell

Sermon | Good News We Never Received

Scripture | Mark 16:9-20

Celebrating | Creation Care Month


It's Time for Annual College Scholarships!

Application Deadline is Sunday, April 14

We're excited to celebrate you during our annual youth Sunday Service on April 28, with a Spotlight on Seniors! Be sure to complete the very brief form so you can be recognized this year!

We also publish information on scholarships, including the 2024 MPBC annual scholarship.

Apply for College Scholarship
Senior Recognition Form

Mark Your Calendar for Our Next Hangout!

Monday, May 6 | 5p | Common Market South End

In observance of the Easter holiday, we won't gather for Hangout on April 1. But we'll be back in May! So, mark your calendar for May 6 at 5p. All are invited to join us for this casual time to spend chatting with others over a drink and snacks. | Learn more on our website by clicking here

Save the Date


Saturday, May 18 | NOTE NEW LOCATION -Truist Field (baseball stadium)

Meet us at Truist Field for check-in at 9a. All are invited to join the fun and be a part of our team. Our goal is to raise $10,000. There are some additional ways to help raise money in support of RAIN through donation match days. See the list of dates and locations by clicking here. | Learn more about the AIDS Walk here

New Interest Groups 

  • Circles of Elders
  • Poet and Lovers of Poetry
  • Grief Study Leadership Training
  • Our Trespasses
  • The Contemplative Life

Click here for more information.

Children's Ministry Newsletter

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Middle School Summer Camp at Massanetta Springs

June 25-28, 2024

Sign up for Camp here

Who | Open to all rising 6th-9th graders

Theme | Keep Calm & Rejoice: The Lord is Near

Cost | $350 includes suite style lodging, linens, all meals, transportation, and all activities

Scholarships available | Just send a message to Rev. Tara. We want all interested youth to be able to participate.

Click here to learn more about camp.

Youth Ministry Newsletter

Click here for our March 2024 issue.. Not on the list? Sign up here.

Schedule for This Week

More information about events can be found on our website and by scrolling down in this newsletter.

View the Schedule / Calendar



Easter Sunday

March 31


“Answers We Never Imagined”

Music Highlight



Good Friday

March 29

In Need of Help?

We are here for you. The Ministry of Congregational Care provides care, support and encouragement to all members in times of joy, bereavement, illness, and crisis. Information about Health and Safety, Grief, as well as helpful resources are available on our website. Just search "In need of help?"

Prayer Requests

You can submit a request by clicking here.

The Alliance of Baptists, which began in 1987 as a prophetic voice in Baptist life, is our primary religious affiliation. Today, they have grown to be a justice movement and community of faith of about 4,500 individual members and 140 congregations knit together by love for one another and God, combining progressive inquiry, contemplative prayer and prophetic action to bring about justice and healing in a changing world.

OUR STAFF | Who to Contact


Senior Minister



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Minister of Music & Worship



Interim Minister of Pastoral Care



Interim Campus Administrator



Children's Ministry Intern



Interim Director of Children's Ministry



Operations Assistant


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