Dr. Otto Harris Receives United Methodist Men Award

 

Rev. Dr. Otto D. Harris, III was recently honored as a recipient of the Society of John Wesley Award. The John Wesley Award is the highest award presented the United Methodist Men Foundation. Rev. Harris is an ordained elder in full connection to the Western North Carolina Conference and serves as pastor of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Charlotte. 
 
Dr. Harris is the Organizer and Director of Pass the Peace Feasts which bring black youth together with police officers and other community leaders in a social gathering. He is involved in projects that spiritually nurture and provide sustenance to the homeless and hungry in the community including the soup kitchen ministry at St. Mark’s UMC.
 
In the WNCC, he is known for his service on the Conference Worship Committee;  as a discernment team chair of the Metro District Committee on Ordained Ministry; Adjunct Faculty Member, Hood Theological Seminary; Board Member, Brotherhood/Sisterhood of Western North Carolina; Black Methodists for Church Renewal and a Member, Western North Carolina Justice and Reconciliation Team.
 
Rev. Dr. Harris is also a Member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated.

(Pictured from left to right: Andre Dingle, local UMM President at St. Mark’s UMC, Rev. Dr. Otto Harris, pastor at St. Mark’s UMC –Charlotte, Hank Dozier, SEJUMM President, Rev. David Hockett, District Superintendent Metro District, and Chip Hand, Local VP at St. Mark’s UMC)
 

Resources for Vital Congregations

 

CHURCH LEADERSHIP

Lewis Center for Church Leadership

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Books

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Serve Your Neighbor

GBHEM Leadership Resources

eLEAD

Living Faithfully: Human Sexuality and the United Methodist Church

Englewood Book Review

Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations

Ted Talks: The Golden Circle

Ted Talks: The Power of Vulnerability

Ted Talks: The Price of Invulnerability

Design Thinking

Meditations on the Ministry of All Christians

DISCIPLE FORMATION:

Be A Disciple

A Disciple’s Path; A Guide for United Methodist

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Adult Christian Studies from the Wesley Ministry Network

Traveling Together: A Guide for Disciple Forming Congregations

WESLEYAN STUDIES:

Living As United Methodist Christians

Methodist Doctrine: The Essentials

Reclaiming our Wesleyan Tradition: John Wesley’s Sermons for Today

John Wesley Sermons: Anthology

REACHING PEOPLE:

Get Their Name

Evangelism & Theology in the Wesleyan Spirit

Canoeing the Mountains

Fresh Expressions

Fresh Expressions: Dinner Church

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Reach New Disciples

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: 50 Ways to Reach People

Community: The Structure of Belonging

RESOURCES TO CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY:

Institute for Emerging Issues

Congregations 4 Children

GRANTS:

The Royce and Jane Reynolds Ministry Fund Grants

The Duke Endowment

 

 

 

 

 

 

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