Math Star Victor Guevara Featured in The Observer
Central member Victor Guevara, an eighth-grader at Albemarle Road Middle School, was featured in the Charlotte Observer‘s series on “Counted Out: Why are smart, low-income students falling off the fast track?” Read the article here which details Victor’s accomplishments as well as the extra assistance many Central members have provided, especially Louise Woods and Pastor Susan Suarez-Webster to help Victor navigate the school system’s opportunities.
Kayley Carpenter named Morehead Scholarship Winner
Central UMC featured on UMC world-wide website
Central’s service that features different languages of the many nationalities represented in its congregation is described in the Sept. 20 report on The People of the United Methodist Church website.
Forth Sunday features JRRIC Petition Effort–Download Petition here
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Laity Awards to Ashley Pimentel and Miguel Zelaya
Ashley Pimentel Wins Scholarship
As recipient of a MARCHA (Methodists Representing the cause of Hispanic Americans) scholarship, Ashley attended the 2016 MARCHA youth leadership development workshop and conference in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico. The goal is to help youth develop skills and knowledge to make them more effective in their own ministry in their local churches and in their communities.