News & Updates
April 18, 2019
Leading in a Rapidly Changing World
How do we minister – how do we lead a ministry – in such a rapidly changing world?

Sanctuary Counseling Group and Solihten Institute, with Myers Park UMC, present
a nationwide live interactive webcast

Monday, April 29 (11am - 3pm) at Myers Park UMC
$30 includes lunch - CEUs: 3 contact hours

Tod Bolsinger, M.Div., Ph.D. is the Vice-President, Chief of Leadership Formation, and Assistant Professor of Practical Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary. He is a speaker and author of three books including Canoeing the Mountains: Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory.

Enjoying Life & Marriage

Join Ted Cunningham, founding pastor of Woodland Hills Family Church in Branson, MO, for an evening of laughter and marriage enrichment as he shares tools to help couples find balance between obligations and fun within marriage. Ted will walk couples through ways to work through hurts and hurdles in marriage as well as share some wisdom when it comes to a healthy sex life in marriage!

This is an evening FULL of awesome tools for every marriage!

ALONGSIDE: Loving Teenagers with the Gospel
May 9 - Mt. Pisgah UMC, Greensboro
“Drew Hill, author of the best-selling book, " Alongside: Loving Teenagers with the Gospel, " is a gifted communicator who has worked with children, teenagers and parents for over 20 years. Through winsome story-telling and practical insights, Drew will take us on a journey inside the unfiltered world of kids. Drew will be addressing a wide variety of topics including technology, broken relationships, discipline, difficult conversations, discipleship, and how to share the Gospel with kids.”

.6 CEUs

"Jesus: His Life"
Dr Ben Witherington III, Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies, Asbury Theological Seminary, will be preaching at

Christ Church Mt. View Campus on May 4th and 5th

at the regular services. He will also be teaching at 6pm, on the 5th, on "The Singular Jesus in a Pluralistic World".
Dr. Witherington has contributed to a special series on the History Channel called "Jesus: His Life". This series is showing on Monday evenings through Easter at 8pm on the History Channel. Here is a link to learn more: .
Partnering with Laity: Improving Culture and Processes to Achieve Excellence
A Two-Day Workshop with John Dyer, sponsored by the Leadership Development Team. 
Clergy are invited, as well as Associates and Professional Ministry Staff whose senior pastors have previously attended a Partnering with Laity workshop.

May 22-23, 2019 
Catholic Conference Center, Hickory, NC