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Missions-Outreach News

NEW! Spoon It Up Offering

to benefit the Men's Shelter of Charlotte

Our Missions-Outreach Ministry is introducing a new monthly offering: Spoon It Up.

This offering will be received on the last Sunday of each month, and will provide funds to feed our neighbors through the Men's Shelter of Charlotte.

NEW! Tutoring Opportunities

McAlpine Elementary

South Mecklenburg Presbyterian began meeting twenty-five years ago at

McAlpine Elementary. This coming school year, we will engage in a number

of programs to help McAlpine students and staff.

One of these opportunities is tutoring. You don’t need extensive training. If you read to your children or grandchildren, you can tutor. The time

commitment is one hour a week. It is not an exaggeration to say that your

attention can transform a child’s life.

Interested? Contact Tom Strohl, 704.591.2147/

Men's Shelter of Charlotte

Amazon Smile Wish List


The Men’s Shelter of Charlotte works hard to support the growing needs of men experiencing poverty by providing income, housing, and support.

A major piece of that support comes from community leaders such as yourselves who provide in kind donations in the form of toiletry items that help our men shift their focus on living independently.

Please see the Amazon Smile wish list linked here for items that are currently in high demand at the Men’s Shelter of Charlotte.

Thank you again for your committed generous support.

NEW! Be a Tutor!

Indian Land Elementary

Do you live in or near Indian Land?

We are now involved with tutoring and mentoring programs in the Indian Land School system. Your involvement can transform the lives of students who need our attention and the love of Christ.

Interested? Contact Tom Strohl for more information: or 704.591.2147.

Tilt Skillet Offering Results

Salvation Army Center of Hope

To date, South Mecklenburg Presbyterian Church has donated $15,326.08 toward a new tilt skillet for the Center of Hope.


Pencils for Haiti Results

OFCB Ministries, Bayonnais, Haiti

From mid-July to early August, Emily Sonda, an 11-year old member of SMPC, inspired all of us to donate pencils, sharpeners, and erasers for the Haitian children of OFCB, the school we support in Bayonnais.

After Emily sorted and packed the items into suitcases, they were transported to Haiti in mid-October. OFCB staff then distributed the school tools to each of the 2,500 children on OFCB’s three campuses.

Thanks again to Emily for her inspiration and our SMPC congregation for their generous hearts. Her dreams and everyone’s donations have made so many children happy and grateful. They now have something special of their very own to help them in school this year!

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