- About Us
- Spiritual Growth
At Myers Park Baptist (MPBC), we believe that our paths — though different — are intertwined; continually overlapping and creating common ground where we can comfortably walk together.
Our philosophy of adult faith formation goes far beyond offering morning Sunday school classes, though we have a rich offering of those, as well. We’ve designed a variety of educational opportunities that reflect our commitment to building a strong community of faith — all week long and for a lifetime.
We value connectedness that leads us deeper into life with God and with one another, lifelong learning where all people wrestle with the paradoxes and promises of our faith, and growth through wisdom that leads to becoming better lovers of God, self, and others.
We want every person who comes to MPBC to feel enriched in body, mind and spirit. We invite you to take a look at what’s happening and then get connected socially and spiritually!
Adult Faith Formation Classes
Adult classes begin on Sunday mornings at 9:45 (unless otherwise noted) and conclude at 10:45. We offer a variety of classes revolving around theological interests and stages of life. We encourage you to visit several to find the one that most appeals to you. If you would like more information about any of these groups, contact Chrissy Williamson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 704.334.7232 x 123.
See our list of Adult Faith Formation Classes »
Connections Small Groups
Connections is the name for MPBC’s small group experiences that help us stay connected to God and to one another. Connections groups are also a great way to get to know our church and learn more about our legacy of adventuresome faith formation. Choose a group focus and time that best suits your interests and schedule.
Learn more about Connections Groups »
In addition to our adult faith formation classes and Connections groups, BibleWorkbench is another way to find spiritual enrichment on a regular basis. These weekly, lectionary-based weekly discussion groups connect the sacred stories in scripture to the stories happening in the world around us and to our own lives. The following BibleWorkbench groups meet weekly throughout the year:
One Wednesday a month, the MPBC community gathers to share a meal and enjoy special programming for all ages. Some recent offerings for adults included: an evening to discuss poetry with Davidson professor, Dr. Tony Abbott; a countdown to the Oscars with Charlotte Observer film critic, Lawrence Toppman.
Learn more about our upcoming Wonderful Wednesdays »
Interfaith Faith Dialogues
Once or twice a year we join with other faith traditions to meet, have dinner, and discuss a variety of topics in hopes of creating greater understanding in the religious community.
Senior Adult Fellowship
Senior Adults (age 60+) at MPBC gather periodically throughout the year for a variety of events. For information and details about upcoming gatherings, contact Kathryn Long at email@example.com.
Jesus the Christ in the 21st Century Lectures (J21)
Initially focused on the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth, the series has expanded to explore a wide range of issues and perspectives related to individual and community faith formation. Every October a nationally-known theologian leads a weekend of spiritual discussions and explorations. Friday evenings and Sunday sermons are free, weekend workshops require registration and a small fee. These workshops often sell out.
Learn more about this series »
Chrissy Tatum Williamson
Minister of Faith Formation
(704) 334-7232 x 123