Community

Our Community

Memorial Park Church is a diverse community of Jesus-followers that has varied opportunities that are designed to engage each person’s interests and passions. We offer multiple ministry areas where you can get involved. Each ministry area hosts activities such as classes, bible studies, fellowship opportunities, and much more. Find out more about what our ministry areas offer for you!

For the Community

Our community is full of thought leaders, visionaries, movers and shakers that are working on big things to make this world a better place. Through our community engagement opportunities, we hope to give everyone an opportunity to hear the powerful messages and share the impactful tools our community experts have to offer. These opportunities are also here to create a space to get to know your community better, get inspired by the wisdom we each carry, and build bridges of connections. 

First Wednesdays Speaker Series

Join us for First Wednesdays, a new speaker series at Memorial Park Church. The first Wednesday of each month, we open our doors to the community to hear engaging speakers on topics such as mental health, race reconciliation, trauma, sexuality, and equality. No registration is required to attend; however, if you require childcare, we ask that you register your child by November 28. This month, join us as we welcome Dr. Steven Little, MPC Elder and Professor at the University of Pittsburgh for his talk on Biblical Creation through the Eyes of a Scientist. For a full list of dates and topics, click here.

Date: December 5, 2018
Topic: "Biblical Creation through the Eyes of a Scientist"
Speaker: Dr. Steven Little
Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Location: Sanctuary
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About Dr. Steven Little:

Dr. Little is the William Kepler Whiteford Endowed Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bio-Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Immunology, and Ophthalmology at The University of Pittsburgh’s McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine. He received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2005, and studied under Robert Langer, the founding father of the field of drug delivery and tissue engineering (regenerative medicine). His thesis on regenerative medicine won the American Association for Advancement of Science's Excellence in Research Award, and his continued research has resulted in over 90 peer-reviewed scientific publications, three book chapters, over 30 patents and disclosures, and has contributed to the founding of two start-up companies.

Dr. Little stands as the youngest individual to be appointed as a Department Chair in his field's history. He also serves as a Director for EduNations, a non-profit organization serving over 2,500 children in Sierra Leone, Africa with a vision to stop the cycle of poverty by providing education that is free and accessible.

 


EPIC Workshop

Join us for a new monthly workshop that will give you the tools to manage your finances better so that you can live an EPIC life filled with peace, security, and generosity. Each month we bring in outside experts to discuss a wide range of financial concepts that we encounter throughout our lives. Our classes meet the second Saturday of every month. There is no charge, but please register so that we can have materials ready for you. Childcare is available, but you MUST register no later than the Monday before the class so that we can schedule adequate staff. For questions, contact Cathy Pavlock at cpavlock@mpcepc.org.
Upcoming dates and topics include:

October 13: Wills & Estate Planning
CANCELLED November 10: Retirement
CANCELLED December 8: Christmas budgeting/debts
January 12: New Year, New Budget
February 9: Retirement Planning
March 9: College Planning
April 13: Insurance
​May 11: Budgeting for Vacation


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Visit & Join

Looking for a church home? We’d love to welcome you into our fellowship! While you don’t need to be a member of Memorial Park to participate in our many ministry, volunteer, and growth opportunities, or to receive pastoral care, we’d love to have you as a member of our community!
 

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