May 17, 2017

Intercessor 2
Everyone can now access our weekly prayer letter by clicking on the icon above!  If you have a prayer request you'd like to include, email

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Church Picnic This Sunday
This Sunday, May 21, grab your lawn chairs and plan to join your church family for a picnic at our Youth and Athletic center, beginning at 11:00 am and wrapping up around 1:30 pm.  The Fudd Truck will be on hand with burgers, hot dogs, and chicken options, or pack a cooler and bring your own lunch!  

Come celebrate the end of a ministry year and look forward to a great summer here at Mitchell Road!
New Sermon Journals Available this Week
Visit the Commons this Sunday and pick up your copy of the Sermon Journal for our upcoming sermon series, Peace in Suffering ($3).  The journal includes the weekly sermon scripture, a congregational prayer, memory verses, scripture for your family to read throughout the week, and a space for personal notes. Hurry! You won't want to miss out on having this invaluable worship tool  - quantities are limited!
A Global Missions Opportunity -                              
Right Here at Mitchell Road!
Each Wednesday night, MRPC hosts English as a Second Language classes free of charge to our surrounding community.  There are several ways for you to get involved with this unique outreach opportunity:

Teacher Assistant:  No experience necessary, full training provided, and a great way to make an impact in the lives of people from all over the world!

Child Care:  Help provide care for children of our students aged 4-13

Contact Marty Harrison at 864-275-7416 if you would like to join us, or visit to learn more!

More International Opportunities:
IFace, a local ministry that serves international students in Greenville, is looking for friendly people to serve as conversation partners during the summer.  Volunteers meet with their partner once a week and talk with them in English.  There is a one-time training.  Contact LeaAnn Wright at or visit to sign up or learn more (click on the training link ).
Know Someone Graduating?
graduation_cap.jpgCelebrate your graduate with your church family! Email by May 22 with their name and the high school or college they are graduating from so that we can congratulate them in an upcoming bulletin. 
Ladies of Mitchell Road, Get "Fired" Up!
stacked-earthenware.jpgOn Tuesday, June 13, our Director of Women's Discipleship, Sarah Warren, will be hosting a pottery painting night led by MRCA art teacher Sarah Johnson.  Visit for more details and to choose your project!  
Campus Outreach Summer Leadership Project
Did you know that 80 students from 5 different campuses (Clemson, Presbyterian College, Southern Wesleyan, Western Carolina, and Wofford College) will be attending the summer Leadership Project in Myrtle Beach with Campus Outreach? You can pray for these students as they grow in their relationship with Jesus and receive training in studying the Bible, sharing their faith, and leading small groups during the months of June and July. Please also pray for our 25 staff that oversee the project, provide the training, and coach the leaders this summer. And if you are vacationing in the Myrtle area, don't hesitate to drop and see us!
Hosts Needed for Greenville Fellows
The Greenville Fellows is an intense, nine month leadership program that our church sponsors.  We are looking for Host families for our incoming class for the fall! 
Please contact Katherine Hultstrand at if you are interested and would like to know more about being a host family.  For more information about the Greenville Fellows, visit