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GOD PROVIDES

A love of music brought Wes and Ashley Broome together while playing in the marching band during their freshman year at NC State. After graduation, Wes moved back home to Charlotte and to Matthews UMC, where he grew up and had been serving in the Sanctuary Choir even before heading to college. Wes and Ashley…

BEARING WITNESS TO THE FAITH OF A CHILD

By Jessica Fraser Last summer Kristen Crossley, a Union County teacher, had a great summer while volunteering as a group leader for Music & Arts Camp for kids. Kristen’s husband Brad was singing in a group with Peter Leo, Director of Music and Worship Arts, in 2013 when the family originally decided to visit the…

SERVICE AWARD RECIPIENTS FROM MUMC

The District Laity Service Award is a means of recognizing lay persons whose work in the local church and community exemplifies a life of Christian stewardship. This year we are honored to recognize Earl and Jeannette Coggins, Doug Hunter, Rich Buchanan, and Lisbey Arjona and Hugo Hernandez from CCH. Earl and Jeannette Coggins have been servant leaders at Matthews UMC since the…