Adult Connection Groups

These groups meet throughout the week/month at various times and on various schedules. The primary function of each group is listed. 

These adult groups are open to both members and non-members.  If you would like to know more about these and other activities at Park Road, please contact the church office (704-523-5717) for more details about our offerings.   

Each group welcomes anyone and everyone.

In addition to the groups listed below, Park Road also offers a variety of Sunday Morning Connection Groups which meet Sundays from 9:45 to 10:45 A.M. You can see a complete listing of those opportunities at this link.

Coffee and Kibitz

Focus: A discussion of Bible passages and related faith issues for seniors; meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 10:00 a.m.
Demographics: Seniors, co-ed
Curriculum: The Bible
Facilitator: Russ Dean
Location: Room 503 of the Community Center

Men’s Bible Study

Focus: A discussion group that meets every other Thursday at 7:00 a.m. for breakfast and Biblical discussion.  See church calendar for specific dates.
Demographics: All men are welcome
Curriculum: Various faith-inspired or -based books
Facilitator: Dave Silden
Location: Tryon House Restaurant on Old Pineville Road, just north of Woodlawn Rd. 

Needlers

Focus: Mission and ministry effort using various sewing, knitting and other fabric opportunities including Prayer Shawls, quilts, and pillow-case dresses and uniforms for girls in Haiti to provide comfort and care for those in need; meets the second Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m.  
Demographics: Anyone  
Facilitator: Sylvia Garrett & Sally Silden
Location:  Echerd Classroom, Sanctuary building (occasionally a Children’s Sunday School room)

Senior Exercise

Focus - Join this fun group for low-impact/stretch exercise and good conversation! This is a perfect way to connect with friends during the week and take care of yourself at the same time.  Every Monday and Thursday morning at 9 a.m. 
Demographics: Seniors, co-ed
Facilitator: Debbie Brown
Location: Community Center gymnasium

Very Special People (VSP) 

Focus: Senior adults from the Park Road neighborhood enjoy lunch and fellowship together on the third Thursday of each month (September-May) at noon in the Community Center. Occasional day trips are also planned.
Demographics: Seniors, co-ed
Facilitator: Louise Waters
Location: Community Center gymnasium

Young Adult Connection Group

Focus: This group meets bi-weekly on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. to share dinner and discussion. Open conversation... honest doubt... real joys... in community.
Demographics: High school graduate to thirty-somethings, co-ed
Curriculum: Various Biblical or faith based resources
Facilitator: Chelsy Mitchell
Location: Various Homes throughout Charlotte. To receive updates join Park Road Young Adults on Facebook.

Homeless Ministries

Focus: There are a lot of good things happening in missions at Park Road and many ways for you to get involved!  Sign up to help here.
Demographics: Anyone
Facilitators:
General - Dan McClintock
Room in the Inn - Jim Niell
Urban Ministry Iced Tea Service - Matt Kinney and Gray Clark
Uptown Men's Shelter Lunch - Johnny and Beverly Doyle
Charlotte Family Housing- Crystal Smyth and Dan McClintock

Uplift Sedgefield

Focus: Park Road has made a commitment to assist a local Title I elementary school - Sedgefield Elementary - in a variety of ways throughout the year. Park Road members assist students as tutors, help with landscaping projects at the school, and provide assistance with Christmas gifts for the neediest students - among many activities.
Demographics: Anyone interested in helping students


Facilitators:
General - Harper and Katherine Fox
Backpack Snacks - Tracey Bradey and Peggy McIntyre
Tutoring - Linda Hefner and Dan McClintock
Book Drive - George Miles
School Beautification - Harper and Katherine Fox

Community Garden

Focus: This group meets as needed to prepare, plant, water, and harvest from the Park Road Community Garden.
Demographics: Anyone
Facilitator: Alan Eakes

Park Road Sanctuary Choir

Focus: Our choir meets for practice Wednesday nights at 7:30 in the Choir Room.
Demographics: Anyone
Facilitator: Monty Bennett and Jan Burlson

Christ Centered Yoga

Focus: Jo-Dee Collins offers Christ-centered Yoga Classes at Park Road. These classes are for ages teen and beyond, all abilities and experience levels. Join in this opportunity to explore how to dynamically tie your personal faith with your physical self.  Sunday's at 5pm
Demographics: Anyone
Facilitator: Jo-Dee Collins

Coffee and Kibitz

Coffee and Kibitz

Men's Bible Study

Men's Bible Study

Senior Stretch Exercise

Senior Stretch Exercise

Very Special People (VSP)

Very Special People (VSP)

Young Adults

Young Adults

Community Garden

Community Garden