Mecklenburg Community Church, North Charlotte

North Charlotte


Service Times

Sat: 5:30 p.m.
Sun: 9:30 & 11 a.m.

Address

8335 Browne Road
Charlotte, NC 28269
704.598.9800

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North Charlotte
8335 Browne Road Charlotte, NC 28269

Events at North Charlotte
Spiritual Gifts Test
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The Grounds' Wednesday Evening Book Club
Wed, August 12, 2015
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Children's Storytime at The Grounds
Tue, August 11, 2015
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Children's Book Club
Thu, August 13, 2015
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The Grounds' Monday Morning Book Club
Mon, August 24, 2015
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Children's Storytime at The Grounds
Tue, August 25, 2015
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The Grounds' Tuesday Evening Book Club
Tue, August 18, 2015
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Children's Book Club
Thu, August 27, 2015
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Prayer Team
Tue, August 4, 2015
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Backpack Drive
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Wild and Wacky Family Night
Fri, July 31, 2015
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Nursing Home Ministry Serve Day
Sat, Aug 1, 2015
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MAXlife All-Nighter
Fri, Aug 7, 2015 - Sat, Aug 8, 2015
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REALife Summer Sessions
Wed, Aug 12, 2015
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Habitat for Humanity Serve Day
Sat, Aug 15, 2015
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MAXlife Summer Session
Sun, Aug 16, 2015
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Second Harvest Food Bank Serve Day
Sat, Aug 22, 2015
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Children's Hope Alliance Serve Day
Tue, Aug 25, 2015
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First Steps Baby Dedication Class
Mon, Aug 31, 2015
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GroupLink - North Charlotte
Thu, Sept 10, 2015
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Crisis Assistance Ministry Serve Day
Sat, Sept 12, 2015
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Parenting and Social Media
Sat, Sept 12, 2015
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TeamLife - North Charlotte
Sat, Sept 12, 2015
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Habitat for Humanity Serve Day
Sat, Sept 19, 2015
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Children's Hope Alliance Serve Day
Tue, Sept 22, 2015
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Second Harvest Food Bank Serve Day
Sat, Sept 26, 2015
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Nursing Home Ministry Serve Day
Sat, Oct 3, 2015
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Crisis Assistance Ministry Serve Day
Sat, Oct 10, 2015
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Habitat for Humanity Serve Day
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
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Spiritual Gifts Test

Campus: Internet Campus, Lake Norman, Mountain Island Lake, North Charlotte
On-Line

Register here to take your Spiritual Gifts Test.


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The Grounds' Wednesday Evening Book Club
Wed, August 12, 2015
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Campus: North Charlotte
The Grounds

Whether you are a book-lover at heart or just looking for another way to connect deeper with God, The Grounds' Book Clubs provide you with a place to dig deep into faith-based books, meet others and grow spiritually.

Book Clubs meet one time each month at The Grounds.


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Children's Storytime at The Grounds
Tue, August 11, 2015
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Campus: North Charlotte
The Grounds' Loft

The Children's Storytime at The Grounds was created to be a place where you and your child can spend time together learning about God and having fun! Designed for Pre-K aged children and older, each Storytime is led by a dynamic storyteller who brings faith-based children's books to life. You will also get to help your child make a craft that allows you to bring the lesson home with you. Finished with a snack time, the Children's Storytime is the perfect way to spend a Tuesday morning.

Invite your friends to join in on the fun! No registration required. And don't forget to stop by The Grounds for a cup of coffee or a sweet snack!


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Children's Book Club
Thu, August 13, 2015
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Campus: North Charlotte
3's Room

The Grounds is proud to introduce a brand new book club... for kids! The club is designed for 4th and 5th grade students who have a love of reading and who want to apply what they're learning about God to what they're reading in books. Every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, the group meets to discuss books that are either faith-based or full of biblical principles. We participate in fun activities to bring the lessons to life and give the children the opportunity to share their thoughts with others.

For more details, email Alexis Drye at adrye@mecklenburg.org


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The Grounds' Monday Morning Book Club
Mon, August 24, 2015
10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Campus: North Charlotte
The Grounds

Whether you are a book-lover at heart or just looking for another way to connect deeper with God, The Grounds' Book Clubs provide you with a place to dig deep into faith-based books, meet others and grow spiritually.

Book Clubs meet one time each month at The Grounds.


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Children's Storytime at The Grounds
Tue, August 25, 2015
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Campus: North Charlotte
The Grounds' Loft

The Children's Storytime at The Grounds was created to be a place where you and your child can spend time together learning about God and having fun! Designed for Pre-K aged children and older, each Storytime is led by a dynamic storyteller who brings faith-based children's books to life. You will also get to help your child make a craft that allows you to bring the lesson home with you. Finished with a snack time, the Children's Storytime is the perfect way to spend a Tuesday morning.

Invite your friends to join in on the fun! No registration required. And don't forget to stop by The Grounds for a cup of coffee or a sweet snack!


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The Grounds' Tuesday Evening Book Club
Tue, August 18, 2015
7:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
Campus: North Charlotte
The Grounds' Loft

Whether you are a book-lover at heart or just looking for another way to connect deeper with God, The Grounds' Book Clubs provide you with a place to dig deep into faith-based books, meet others and grow spiritually.

The Tuesday group meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 7:15-8:15 p.m. in The Grounds' Loft.


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Children's Book Club
Thu, August 27, 2015
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Campus: North Charlotte
3's Room

The Grounds is proud to introduce a brand new book club... for kids! The club is designed for 4th and 5th grade students who have a love of reading and who want to apply what they're learning about God to what they're reading in books. Every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, the group meets to discuss books that are either faith-based or full of biblical principles. We participate in fun activities to bring the lessons to life and give the children the opportunity to share their thoughts with others.

For more details, email Alexis Drye at adrye@mecklenburg.org


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Prayer Team
Tue, August 4, 2015
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Campus: North Charlotte
Third Grade Room

We believe that God prayer is powerful and God listens to us as we come to Him. Every Tuesday a group gathers together to learn about prayer and pray for all that is going on at Meck.

And each member of the prayer team receive weekly updates with prayer requests that people have submitted so we can continue to pray throughout the week.

If you would like to join the prayer team or send in a prayer request go to our community care page and scroll down to prayer team.

Contact communitycare@mecklenburg.org or at 704.598.9800, x 109 with any questions.


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Backpack Drive

Campus: Lake Norman, Mountain Island Lake, North Charlotte

Provide a backpack and school supplies to homeless and foster children through our partnerships with A Child's Place and Children's Hope Alliance! The number of children identified as homeless is continuing to grow and they need our help to be prepared for a new school year.

All you have to do:

1. Buy a full-size backpack
2. Fill it with all items on the shopping list
3. Bring it to Meck any weekend from July 25 - August 9

Your donations will help the children not only to be prepared, but to be confident at the start of school!


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Wild and Wacky Family Night
Fri, July 31, 2015
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Campus: North Charlotte

Meck's next Family Night is not just any Family Night... it's Wild and Wacky Family Night!

Come ready to to make family memories with water soaking, paint splashing and slippery sliding fun.

The night itself will kick-off at 6 p.m. with a hot-dog dinner, accompanied with wacky contests including the annual burping contest. Yes, you read (heard) that right. (You must register for the hot dog dinner)

Service starts at 7 p.m. with wacky games and a fun lesson for the family.

Family challenges start at 7:45, including an obstacle course, slip 'n slides, and a color splash. There will be ice cream for everyone, sprinkler areas to rinse off after the wacky games and plastic bags to protect your car from the mess.

The night is going to be fun, it's going to be messy and it's going to be your family's favorite summer event. Come get wild and wacky with us on July 31!


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Nursing Home Ministry Serve Day
Sat, Aug 1, 2015
9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Campus: Lake Norman, Mountain Island Lake, North Charlotte
13825 Hunton Lane Huntersville, NC 28078

There is a clear command in the Bible to care for the widow and the orphan, and to serve the least and the lost. Serving at a nursing home is a wonderful way to be able to do this, and a fantastic opportunity for families to serve together.

Olde Knox Commons is Meck's partner for our Nursing Home Ministry. The activities that we do with the residents and the simple act of being there to spend time with them, brings so much joy to their lives.

Join us on Saturday, August 1 from 9:15 - 10:30 a.m. helping to serve at this home and to begin building amazing relationships with both the residents and other people from Meck!

The address for Olde Knox Commons is:

13825 Hunton Lane
Huntersville, NC 28078
704.897.2700

All individuals serving must arrive no later than 9:15 a.m. in order to receive a brief orientation about the home and the expectations for the serve day. There are no age restrictions for this serve day (babies are welcome as well!).

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MAXlife All-Nighter
Fri, Aug 7, 2015 - Sat, Aug 8, 2015
8 p.m. - 7 a.m.
Campus: North Charlotte

Get ready for the best night of your life. Go-Karts, Mini-Golf, Video Games, Defy Gravity Trampolines, Roller Skating, 3am Pancakes, Movies and More. Invite your friends and register quickly. We have limited space available for this event so you better get signed up ASAP. Cost is $65. (*Please note, payments are non-refundable after August 1*) This price covers transportation and admission to all locations.

Drop-off and Pick-up Location: Mecklenburg Community Church North Campus - 8335 Browne Road, Charlotte, NC 28269

Drop-off at Meck at 8 p.m. on Friday night. Please eat dinner before you arrive. Please pick students promptly at 7 a.m. Saturday morning (our leaders will be very tired :).

***A MAXlife Medical Release Form is required for this event. If you attended MAX-Camp or MAXOUT Mission Week 2015, we already have your form. If you did not attend these events, please download the form, fill it out, and bring it with you when you arrive.

***Defy Gravity requires that all people sign a release waiver online (minors must have parental consent, those over 18 can sign it themselves). Please CLICK HERE to sign their waiver online.


All necessary expenses are included in the cost of the event. There are additional features such as arcade games and snacks that will not be included, so if you desire those things please bring extra money.

Please look over the RULES and abide by them:

1) Model the love of Jesus in everything you say and do.
2) Be good, not bad.
3) Only uplifting language allowed.
4) No wandering off alone
5) Treat all leaders and all property with respect.
6) No "cuddling", laying down with, or falling asleep with the opposite sex.


Parents, for emergency purposes, here are the details for the evening:
We will be at the Concord Speedpark (8561 Concord Mills Blvd, Concord, North Carolina 28027)
We will be at Frye's Roller Rink (2800 Poplar Tent Rd, Concord, NC 28027)
We will be at Defy Gravity (8116 University City Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28213)
We will be back at Meck at 7am.

Also for emergencies through the evening you may reach Chad at: 704.765.2087


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REALife Summer Sessions
Wed, Aug 12, 2015
6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Campus: North Charlotte

Come join us this summer for one awesome REALife service each month. We're doing things a little differently than usual, with a fun "coffee house" style atmosphere, free food, and great worship. Bring your friends and come ready to have a good time.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Food is served at 6:15 p.m. REALife starts at 7 p.m. and concludes at 8 p.m.


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Habitat for Humanity Serve Day
Sat, Aug 15, 2015
7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Campus: Lake Norman, Mountain Island Lake, North Charlotte
6210 Eagle Peak Drive, Charlotte NC 28214

Meck serves with Habitat for Humanity in the Charlotte area. Come join us in building something that impacts the lives of those in need in our local community!

Join us on Saturday, August 15 from 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Habitat's summer hours). to participate in this serve day. For those who have served with Habitat in the past, you know that this is an amazing way to spend a Saturday and to make a difference in the life of a local family.

Registration for these serve days now takes place on the Habitat website. The registration link will redirect you there and you will be able to view the upcoming serve days. The location and task details are as follows:

Location: 6210 Eagle Peak Drive, Charlotte NC 28214
Task:
Habitat Critical Home Repair (HCHR) tasks include: Bathroom floor repair; Waterproofing; Weatherization

Remember to wear comfortable work clothes and closed toed shoes. It may be helpful to bring some work gloves along as well, if not, Habitat will be able to provide them for you. **Please note, the minimum age for serving with Habitat is 16.


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MAXlife Summer Session
Sun, Aug 16, 2015
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Campus: North Charlotte

Looking for something ELECTRIC to invite your #baes, #besties and #bros to this summer? Mark your calendars for MAXlife Summer Sessions! It's all of the fun of MAXlife super-sized with a dose of EPIC summer energy! #inviteyourfriends, and bring a change of clothes and a towel to each Summer Session.

Doors open at 4pm-6pm.

For parents who desire more information about the topics being covered at MAXlife please email us at maxlife@mecklenburg.org

Address for MAXlife:
8335 Browne Road
Charlotte, NC 28269

Enter on the far side of the building by The Grounds Cafe.


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Second Harvest Food Bank Serve Day
Sat, Aug 22, 2015
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Campus: Lake Norman, Mountain Island Lake, North Charlotte
500-B Spratt Street Charlotte, NC 28206

Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina focuses on education, advocacy and partnerships as they strive to eliminate hunger through the solicitation and distribution of food. Come serve in Charlotte's local mission field!

Join us on Saturday, August 22 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. helping to serve in the warehouse as well as meeting other Meck members and attenders!

The address for Second Harvest is:

500-B Spratt Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
704.376.1785

Please meet at the Spratt Street location by 8:50 a.m. in order to gather as a team in the parking lot. Please note that Second Harvest would like to cap the group at 15 people. No children under age 12 are allowed to serve due to the warehouse environment. Please wear closed toed shoes to this serve day.


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Children's Hope Alliance Serve Day
Tue, Aug 25, 2015
5:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Campus: Lake Norman, Mountain Island Lake, North Charlotte
156 Frazier Loop Statesville, NC 28677

Children's Hope Alliance (Barium Springs) is an organization committed to providing a "Safe Home" for children through group homes, therapeutic foster care and adoption programs. They strive to provide healing for individuals that are troubled, abused or neglected through educational, prevention and developmental programs.

It is through these group homes that Meck is able to serve by taking one evening a month to provide dinner for the children staying there. This affords the room parents a break from the cooking for the night, and allows us to show these kids that people in their community care about them.

Please join us on Tuesday, August 25 from 5:15 - 7:30 p.m. to participate in this serve day. If this is your first time serving with this organization, you will be contacted by one of our team leaders who will review some of the specifics related to serving with Children's Hope Alliance.

The address and contact information for Children's Hope Alliance is:

156 Frazier Loop
Statesville, NC 28677

704.872.4157

All groups will check in at the Administration Building first to sign a confidentiality statement.
The minimum age for serving with Children's Hope Alliance is 18 years old. We must limit this serve day to no more than 12 people.

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First Steps Baby Dedication Class
Mon, Aug 31, 2015
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Campus: North Charlotte

Let's face it, parenting is challenging. In First Steps, we'll help parents explore three important topics: staying connected with God, staying connected with your spouse, and raising a child who knows and loves God. This two-hour seminar class is ideal for new parents. While you are not required to be a parent of a newborn, or have your baby dedicated at Meck, this class is a requirement for Baby Dedication.

Childcare is provided with advanced registration. For more information, please email MecKidz or call at 704.598.9800, x152.


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GroupLink - North Charlotte
Thu, Sept 10, 2015
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Campus: North Charlotte
The Grounds

Do you want to find community at Meck? Then GroupLink is for you.

GroupLink is a two-hour event that will allow you to meet people in a similar life stage with the goal of forming a Group. A host, several staff members and Groups volunteers will be at GroupLink to help you meet your group and walk you thruogh the night.

Please register using the link below.


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Crisis Assistance Ministry Serve Day
Sat, Sept 12, 2015
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Campus: Lake Norman, Mountain Island Lake, North Charlotte
500-A Spratt Street

Crisis Assistance Ministry is the community's emergency room for families facing financial crisis who have nowhere else to turn. The assistance they receive prevents homelessness and loss of utilities. Come be a part of serving on the local mission field in Charlotte!

Join us on Saturday, September 12 from 9 - 11 a.m. helping to serve the working poor in Charlotte as well as meeting other Meck members and attenders!

The address for Crisis Assistance Ministry is:

500-A Spratt Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
704.371.3001

You must wear closed-toe shoes to this serve day! Please meet at the Spratt Street location and arrive by 8:50 a.m. in order to gather as a team in the lobby of the donations drop off area.

The minimum age for serving with Crisis is 5 years old and the group max is 15 participants.

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Parenting and Social Media
Sat, Sept 12, 2015
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Campus: North Charlotte

With countless social media outlets available, it can be hard to keep up with, much less navigate, what your kids are using these days. This seminar provides an introduction to the most commonly used social media outlets, explains the potential dangers of each, and gives some practical suggestions on what you as a parent can do to help guide your kids.

Instructor: Jonathan White

Date: Saturday, September 12

Cost: None


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TeamLife - North Charlotte
Sat, Sept 12, 2015
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Campus: North Charlotte
Room 215 (Upstairs)

TeamLife is designed to be a first step for you to get connected at Meck. This two-hour class will discuss how Meck got started, our beliefs and mission and how you can get involved here. TeamLife also serves as our membership class where you will learn about our membership process.

Childcare is provided for this event. Please register your children by including their information in the registration form when prompted.


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Habitat for Humanity Serve Day
Sat, Sept 19, 2015
7 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Campus: Lake Norman, Mountain Island Lake, North Charlotte
3209 Boyd Street, Charlotte, NC 28208

Meck serves with Habitat for Humanity in the Charlotte area. Come join us in building something that impacts the lives of those in need in our local community!

Join us on Saturday, September 19 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. to participate in this serve day. For those who have served with Habitat in the past, you know that this is an amazing way to spend a Saturday and to make a difference in the life of a local family.

Registration for these serve days now takes place on the Habitat website. The registration link will redirect you there and you will be able to view the upcoming serve days. The location and task details are as follows:

Location: TBD
Task:
TBD


Remember to wear comfortable work clothes and closed toed shoes. It may be helpful to bring some work gloves along as well, if not, Habitat will be able to provide them for you. **Please note, the minimum age for serving with Habitat is 16.


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Children's Hope Alliance Serve Day
Tue, Sept 22, 2015
5:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Campus: Lake Norman, Mountain Island Lake, North Charlotte
156 Frazier Loop Statesville, NC 28677

Children's Hope Alliance (Barium Springs) is an organization committed to providing a "Safe Home" for children through group homes, therapeutic foster care and adoption programs. They strive to provide healing for individuals that are troubled, abused or neglected through educational, prevention and developmental programs.

It is through these group homes that Meck is able to serve by taking one evening a month to provide dinner for the children staying there. This affords the room parents a break from the cooking for the night, and allows Meck to show these kids that people in their community care about them.

Please join us on Tuesday, September 22 from 5:15 - 7:30 p.m. to participate in this serve day. If this is your first time serving with this organization, you will be contacted by one of our team leaders who will review some of the specifics related to serving with Children's Hope Alliance.

The address and contact information for Children's Hope Alliance is:

156 Frazier Loop
Statesville, NC 28677
704.872.4157
All groups will check in at the Administration Building first to sign a confidentiality statement.
The minimum age for serving with Children's Hope Alliance is 18 years old. We must limit this serve day to no more than 12 people.

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Second Harvest Food Bank Serve Day
Sat, Sept 26, 2015
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Campus: Lake Norman, Mountain Island Lake, North Charlotte
500-B Spratt Street Charlotte, NC 28206

Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina focuses on education, advocacy and partnerships as they strive to eliminate hunger through the solicitation and distribution of food. Come serve in Charlotte's local mission field!

Join us on Saturday, September 26 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. helping to serve in the warehouse as well as to meet other Meck members and attenders.

The address for Second Harvest is:

500-B Spratt Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
704.376.1785

Please meet at the Spratt Street location by 8:50 a.m. in order to gather as a team in the parking lot. Please note that Second Harvest would like to cap the group at 15 people and the minimum age for serving is 12 years old. Also, please wear closed-toe shoes to the serve day!

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Nursing Home Ministry Serve Day
Sat, Oct 3, 2015
9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Campus: Lake Norman, Mountain Island Lake, North Charlotte
13825 Hunton Lane Huntersville, NC 28078

There is a clear command in the Bible to care for the widow and the orphan, and to serve the least and the lost. Serving at a nursing home is a wonderful way to be able to do this, and a fantastic opportunity for families to serve together.

Olde Knox Commons is Meck's partner for our Nursing Home Ministry. The activities that we do with the residents and the simple act of being there to spend time with them, brings so much joy to their lives.

Join us on Saturday, October 3 from 9:15 - 10:30 a.m. helping to serve at this home and to begin building amazing relationships with both the residents and other people from Meck!

The address for Olde Knox Commons is:

13825 Hunton Lane
Huntersville, NC 28078
704.897.2700

All individuals serving must arrive no later than 9:15 a.m. in order to receive a brief orientation about the home and the expectations for the serve day. There are no age restrictions for this serve day (babies are welcome as well!).

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Crisis Assistance Ministry Serve Day
Sat, Oct 10, 2015
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Campus: Lake Norman, Mountain Island Lake, North Charlotte
500-A Spratt Street Charlotte, NC 28206

Crisis Assistance Ministry is the community's emergency room for families facing financial crisis who have nowhere else to turn. The assistance they receive prevents homelessness and loss of utilities. Come be a part of serving on the local mission field in Charlotte!

Join us on Saturday, October 10 from 9 - 11 a.m. helping to serve the working poor in Charlotte as well as meeting other Meck members and attenders!

The address for Crisis Assistance Ministry is:

500-A Spratt Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
704.371.3001

You must wear closed-toed shoes for this serve day! Please meet at the Spratt Street location and arrive by 8:50 a.m. in order to gather as a team at the volunteer entrance.

The minimum age for serving with Crisis is 5 years old, and the group cap for this serve day is 15 people.


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Habitat for Humanity Serve Day
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Campus: Lake Norman, Mountain Island Lake, North Charlotte
Charlotte Area
Meck serves with Habitat for Humanity in the Charlotte area. Come join us in building something that impacts the lives of those in need in our local community!

Join us on Saturday, October 17 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. to participate in this serve day. For those who have served with Habitat in the past, you know that this is an amazing way to spend a Saturday and to make a difference in the life of a local family.

Registration for these serve days now takes place on the Habitat website. The registration link will redirect you there and you will be able to view the upcoming serve days. This will allow you to "save the date." The location and task details are as follows:

Location:
TBD

Task: TBD

Remember to wear comfortable work clothes and closed toed shoes. It may be helpful to bring some work gloves along as well, if not, Habitat will be able to provide them for you. **Please note, the minimum age for serving with Habitat is 16.


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