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South Mecklenburg Presbyterian Church offers many opportunities to serve within our congregation.  All talents are celebrated and appreciated!  Need advice on finding the perfect place to serve?  Contact Nancy Metzler, Director of Hospitality & Connection, nancy@smpchome.org.

Our Baby Ministry supports families with new additions. A team delivers meals, installs an announcement sign and more.  

Contact: Crystal and Jon Myers, crystalm18@gmail.com.

Baby Ministry

A team provides receptions following memorial services and funerals, including set-up, clean-up, beverages and food.
Contacts: Emily Williams,

emilyacw@yahoo.com and Ruth Ann Engle, raengle@carolina.rr.com.

Bereavement Meals

Coffee and pastry are available on Sundays before each worship service in our Coffee Grounds.  Join this team that prepares a warm welcome for everyone! 

Contact: Emily Williams,


Coffee Grounds

Throughout the school year, we like to keep in touch with our college-age students and let them know that we are thinking about them.  

Contact: Lisa Richardson,


College Care Packages

Located just outside our Sanctuary, the Connection Center is the best place to learn more about SMPC.  This team welcomes new folks and assists everyone in finding their place and meeting new people.

Contact: Anessa Powell, anessa.powell@gmail.com

Connection Center

Our Greeters are often the first point of contact for those attending our worship services and special events.  Friendly faces are always welcome to serve!  

Contact: Kim Dracon, kimdracon@carolina.rr.com


Our Hospitality Ministry plans and provides several events throughout the year.  Enjoy party planning?  Have a gift for hospitality?  Join us!

Contact: Emily Williams, emilyacw@yahoo.com

Hospitality Ministry

The Home Assistance Ministry helps SMPC members of the congregation who are unable to perform basic home
maintenance with non-hazardous chores. (Example: hanging pictures/

drapes; changing lightbulbs; replacing toilet flappers or A/C filters.)

Contact: Tom Palmgren,

Home Assistance Ministry

Our Hospitality Ministry plans and provides several events throughout the year.  Enjoy party planning?  Have a gift for hospitality?  Join us!

Contact: Emily Williams, emilyacw@yahoo.com

Hospitality Ministry

Lemonade and cookies are available on Sundays after the 10:10 a.m. worship service.  Join this team that prepares a sweet fellowship opportunity for everyone!

Contact: Terry Gaines, terryg@carolina.rr.com

Lemonade on the Lawn


 A team of SMPC volunteers offers support by providing a meal for those who have experienced a death in the family, hospitalization or other crisis,

Contact: Julie Rothrock, jrothrock2@yahoo.com

Meal Teams


Volunteers are always welcome to help out in our church office.  We often need extra hands to prepare mailings, assist with data entry, and help finalize worship publications.

Contact: Freda Smith, freda@smpchome.org

Office Assistants

If you have a prayer request that you would like to share, or if you would simply like to become a part of the Prayer Chain, please contact us. Your requests are prayed for faithfully and confidentially.

Contact: Gayle Ireland, gayle.ireland@voccii.com 704.451.4706, or pray@smpchome.org.

Prayer Chain

Are you handy with tools?  Do you have a green thumb?  The Property Ministry welcomes you to lend a hand on our Campus Beautification Days.  Seasonally, we gather at the church on a Saturday morning to spruce up our spaces and add lovely plantings.

Contact: Bob Williamson, bobwill31@hotmail.com

Property Ministry


SMPC has a team of volunteer drivers ready to serve those who need a ride to worship or church activities, doctor's appointments or the grocery store.

Drivers always needed!

Contact: Brenton Hartman, hartbc2@gmail.com



In addition to assisting worshipers with finding a seat, our Ushers help visitors navigate our campus, answer any questions you may have, and receive the offering during the worship service.

Contact: Vicki Barton, vbarton@edificeinc.com


South Mecklenburg Presbyterian Church
8601 Bryant Farms Road
Charlotte, North Carolina  28277
704.544.0404 / smpcoffice@smpchome.org
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