News & EventsWhat's happening at Mercy Church
INCLEMENT WEATHER UPDATE – OCTOBER 2, 2022
Out of concern for the inclement weather forecasted to impact our area, we will not gather for corporate worship on Sunday, October 2 at either campus. We invite you to worship with with us via Mercy Online at 9 am. Click the button below to stream.
Foundations (F-260) Bible Reading Plan
Foundations (F-260) is a two-hundred-and-sixty-day Bible reading plan highlighting foundational passages of Scripture that every disciple should know. You will read 1 or 2 chapters daily for five days each week, with an allowance for weekends off. If you’re interested in furthering your Bible reading, the Foundations book provides commentary and questions to help you understand and navigate the daily reading. You can also download the YouVersion Bible app to have the plan easily accessible on your phone!
Equip: Mission of God | Sep 20
Introductory class unpacking the Biblical basis for missions and the current state of the world. Fall, 6-weeks. Ready to learn? The next class will begin on September 20, 2022 and meet in the evenings from 6:30-8:30 pm. The last meeting will be October 25, 2022. RSVP here!
New Community Group Leader Training | Dec 4 & 11
If you are a covenant member who has been meaningfully involved in a community group and would like to lead a group, join us for our New Community Group Leader training on Sunday, December 4 and 11. This is a two-part training that will help you grasp the vision of Community Groups and equip you to lead a group of people as you become more like Jesus together. Locations and times for trainings:
Dec 4th | Northeast – 10:45 am, Providence Road – 5:00 pm
Dec 11th | Northeast – 10:45 am, Providence Road – 5:00 pm
GroupLink | Jan 22
Mercy community groups exist to become more like Jesus together through regular gathering, shared devotion, and sacrificial love. Stick around after any service at either campus to meet our group leaders and see which group might be the best fit for you!
Mercy Students Thursday Night Live | Jan 26
Thursday Night Live is our monthly gathering for all 6th-12th graders. This is a prime opportunity for students to invite their friends to come play games, worship the Lord, and have a great time with us! From 6:30-8:30 pm at our Providence Road campus.
Membership Class | Jan 29
If you’ve already attended Starting Point, your next step is Membership Class! This longer orientation to Mercy Church is your next step in becoming a covenant member. Membership Classes will be held at both campuses.
To RSVP, please complete a Covenant Membership Profile by selecting the campus you regularly attend!
Disciple Making Team (DMTs) | Jan 29
Disciple-making teams focus on cross-cultural disciple-making and practical ways to engage in the Great Commission. You will meet for ten weeks, reading through the book Spiritual Multiplication in the Real World by Bob McNabb, praying together, and practicing evangelism around Charlotte. Please fill out this form if you are interested in learning more. One of the members of the Mercy Mobilization Team will connect with you soon.
Connect: Lydia Collection | Jan 31
The Lydia Collection strives to build professional women into successful gospel messengers. Through mentorship, teaching, and community, our goal is to inspire women to more effectively utilize their God-given talents in their careers and impact the working world for the sake of the Gospel. Join us from 6:30-8:30 pm at our Providence Road campus. Learn more here!
Connect: Young Pros Quarterly Gathering | Feb 1
Our next Young Professionals Gathering is on Feb 1 from 7-9 pm at our Providence Road campus. Come connect and fellowship with those in your same life stage. For this gathering, dinner will be provided, and we will spend some time praying together! RSVP here!
Next Step: Starting Point | Feb 5
New to Mercy Church? If so, your next step is Starting Point! It’s the first step in connecting to Mercy and is regularly held after services on the first Sunday of the month! We will resource you with the basics of who we are as a church, how we seek to follow Jesus in our daily lives and help you learn how to get involved with serving and community. Click here to take your next step by joining us for Starting Point!
Mission Trip Interest Meeting | Feb 12
If you’re interested in going on a short-term mission trip in 2023, we’re holding an interest meeting after each service at both campuses on February 12. We will discuss potential trip options for the year and help you decide if going on a short-term trip might be your next step in following Jesus!
PRIME Gathering | Feb 18
If you’re 55 or older or involved with Mercy College come join us at our Providence Road campus at 6:30 pm for a collaborative night of connection, conversation, chili, and cinnamon rolls! Enjoy an eclectic combination of great music, including Contemporary Christian, Classic Pop, and Gospel, presented by Russel DeShields and friends. RSVP here.
Night of Prayer and Worship | Feb 22
We believe God is calling Mercy Church to be a church that is committed to deeper prayer. This evening will be a time for us to focus on cultivating formational practices to nurture a deeper intimacy with Jesus through corporate prayer. We will begin at 7 pm, and this event will take place at both campuses simultaneously. Please join us at whichever campus makes the most sense for you!
Equip Class: Breaking Free From Body Shame | Feb 27
Join the women of Mercy Church this Spring for a 6-week topical bible study. We will work through Jess Connony’s study on her book, Breaking Free from Body Shame. We’re expectant and overjoyed to provide a space to process through this topic alongside sisters in Christ. Spots are limited and you will be responsible for purchasing your own workbook. To learn more or sign up, click here.
Mercy College United | Mar 30
If you’re a college student in the greater Charlotte area, you’re invited to Mercy College United! This is a ministry-wide gathering of worship, teaching, and community. Join us at 7 pm at our Northeast campus to connect with other college students in the area!
Baptism is an outward expression of the inward reality that you have been buried with Christ and raised to walk in the new life he gives you. Being baptized shows others that you’ve decided to follow Jesus, and allows them to celebrate this decision with you. If you feel the Lord is calling you to this step of obedience, we encourage you to read more here.
Did you miss last week’s sermon? Want some encouragement on the way to work? Need to share an impactful message with a friend? Check out the Mercy Church sermon podcast on Spotify, Apple, or Google Podcasts.
Practical Training for Gospel Living
Mercy Equip exists to provide practical training for gospel living. As you grow in your faith and walk with Jesus, we want to equip you for every good work and help you to live out the gospel in everyday life. Check out our upcoming (Mission of God Class) and ongoing classes (Lydia Collection), and our Men’s and Women’s Bible studies here!
This program is for those who believe God is calling them into full-time ministry or church planting, as well as those who believe they will be involved in some form of Christian vocational work in the future. As a church, we are thrilled to have the opportunity to train men and women for Christian ministry and view it as a great privilege and responsibility. To learn more, click here!
Mercy Residency: Interest Meeting | Oct 30 @ Both Campuses
This program is for those who believe God is calling them into full-time ministry or church planting, as well as those who believe they will be involved in some form of Christian vocational work in the future. Stick around after the 9 am service at Mercy Northeast or the 11 am service at Mercy Providence Road for a brief interest meeting and click here to learn more!
Missions: Discover, Develop, Deploy
Want to learn about God’s heart for the nations through our Mission of God class? Or join a Disciple-Making Team that will practice ways to engage with the great commission right here in Charlotte? See what upcoming missions opportunities are happening here!
Statement Regarding Alleged Volunteer | Nov 23
We were made aware through the November 18 evening news of the allegations in regard to the investigation of Benjamin Damron. We grieve for those who were victims in this situation and are praying for all of those affected. We have no record of Mr. Damron being engaged at Mercy Church since our church opened in 2015. Additionally, on November 23, CMPD confirmed that Mr. Damron did not hold any leadership roles at Mercy. Read the full statement here.
Inclement Weather Update | Oct 2
Out of concern for the inclement weather forecasted to impact our area, we will not gather for corporate worship on Sunday, January 16 at either campus. We invite you to worship with with us via Mercy Online at 10:30 am at mercycharlotte.com/stream.
Short Term Missions
We want to see a gospel awakening in the city of Charlotte that reaches the ends of the earth, and that means going to the ends of the earth with the gospel! Take a step into international missions by going on a short term trip. We have partners all over the world, and we want to send you.