Friday  May 31, 2019,
10:00 AM
Providence United
Methodist Church


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Our Friday Speaker:

Mark Peres, JD

Professor of

Leadership Studies

Johnson & Wales University

Topic : "Charlotte, Citizenship &

What Matters Most

Mark will share personal thoughts about citizenship, the city of Charlotte, and the values and actions that inform a good life. He will draw on history, literature, philosophy and the arts for the audience to consider what it means to live active and meaningful lives in community.

Prof. Mark Perez is a professor of leadership at Johnson & Wales University who teaches courses on moral philosophy and living well. His courses include Creative Leadership, Global Ethics, The Good Life and How to Change the World. He is chair of the faculty council and a former teacher of the year.


Mark hosts a podcast called On Life and Meaning. The podcast explores devotions. Mark asks guests about their talents, motivations and higher purposes. Guests include artists, writers, philosophers, civic leaders and creators.  He also the founder and former editor of Charlotte Viewpoint, a magazine about the civic and cultural life of the Charlotte region. He has participated in several leadership development programs, including American Leadership Forum and Leadership Charlotte.


Mark had previous careers in financial advising, business and law. He received an A.B. degree in history from Rollins College and J.D. from The Florida State University College of Law.

Coming May 31, 2019

12:15 pm @ PUMC

$16 per Person

1st Course - Garden Salad, Rolls

Main Course - Chicken Marsala,  Rice Pilaf,
Roasted Asparagus

Dessert - Ice Cream Sundaes, Coffee & Tea

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