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Life@Morningside for January 24, 2016
Anna Best


Life @ Morningside for January 24, 2016

 

WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY

Welcome to worship at Morningside Presbyterian Church.

•  Today, Drew Stockstill, Associate Pastor,

is our preacher and Anna Miles, intern, is

our liturgist.

•  Large print hymnals and Bibles as well as hearing

aids are available; ushers will gladly assist.

•  Please complete the information in the Friendship

Pad at the end of the pews and pass the pads

down and back again during the Concerns portion

of worship.

•  Worship bags and books for children are in the

narthex and library. Nursery for infants/toddlers

is in Room 105; 2-3 year olds are in Room 012.

•  Children ages 3-10 are invited to exit to the

narthex after the Peace of Christ where their

teachers will take them to their classrooms.

Threes, Fours & fives are in Room 011; K-3rd

grades in Room 001; 4th-5th grades in

Room 005.

 

YOUR PRESENCE IS REQUESTED...

Plan to remain after worship Sunday, January 31

for Morningside’s Annual Meeting including election

of officers for the Morningside Corporation.

 

THEOLOGY ON TAP

The next Theology on Tap gathering will be

Tuesday, February 2, at 7 p.m. Richard Brownlee

will host at the home of Pam and Ken Sharpe

(1700 Timberland Road, Atlanta, 30345). The

program, delivered by Baron Mullis, will be “The

Emily Post Guide to Etiquette for the Ancient

Near-East.” So, God really cares about how we

treat each other, even down to coveting our

neighbor’s ***? RSVP to the church office

office@morningsidepc.org.

 

IS GOD CALLING YOU TO JOIN
MORNINGSIDE?

If so, the next opportunity is February 7. We offer

two classes: an Inquirers’ Class which is basically

Presbyterianism 101 on January 31; followed

by a New Members’ class, when you join the

church, on February 7. You may come to either

or both classes. If God is calling you to unite with

Morningside Presbyterian, please e-mail or call

Baron Mullis baron.mullis@morningsidepc.org;

404.876.7396.

 

2016 LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY KICKOFF

Central Presbyterian Church (201 Washington

Street) invites you to an evening with keynote

speaker Jay Bookman, AJC opinion columnist and

blogger on Tuesday, January 26. From 6 to 8:30

p.m. Mr. Bookman will teach us how to make

our voices heard in our state capitol in regard to:

reducing gun violence, preventing religious discrimination,

ending homelessness and hunger,

and increasing access to healthcare. A soup and

salad dinner will be provided and there is free

parking at the Georgia Department of Public

Safety Garage (180 Central Avenue). This event

is sponsored by Presbyterians for a Better Georgia

and Central Outreach and Advocacy Center.

Register now at www.p4bg.org.

 

SHAPE NOTE CLASS

A class on shape note singing will be held Saturday,

February 6 from 10 a.m. to noon in Fellowship

Hall. The event is free, but please register by

February 4. Send an email to Jonathan Crutchfield

jcrutchfield@morningsidepc.org. Participants

are asked to bring a vegetable or dessert

and stay for “dinner on the grounds” after the

singing is completed.

 

“WELCOMING THE STRANGER” SERIES

Adult Faith Development class schedule:

•  January 24

Jonah McDonald, Co-founder and

Administrative Director, Peacebuilders Camp

at Koinonia Farm

•  January 31

Hope Page, New American Pathways

•  February 7

Julia Levy, Global Village School

•  February 14

Natalie Schmucker

Shalom After School Ministry

•  February 21 and 28

Biblical and historical underpinnings of

welcoming strangers. MPC Intern Sarah Smith

and Drew Stockstill will facilitate.

 

SAVE THE DATES

•  Tuesday, February 9

Children's Ministry will host the Shrove Tuesday

Pancake Supper on February 9 in the Fellowship

Hall from 5:30-6:45 p.m. This is a fun event for

the preschool and the congregation. Children

are invited to wear their pajamas! There is no

charge for this event, but we do ask

for donations of children's pajamas for Threads.

Threads is an outreach of All Saint's Episcopal

Church to serve and clothe children in

our community. Entertainment for the kids will

include a magician! We need volunteers to make

pancakes and help with setup and clean up. If

you would like to make a dinner reservation

and/or sign up to volunteer, please email Julie

Schoen, juliecschoen@me.com.

•  Week of June 13-17

Vacation Bible School

 

JOURNEY MEN’S SHELTER FUNDRAISER

Start your Valentine’s Day Weekend by Rocking

to Rebuild Lives at Journey Men’s Shelter! On

Friday, February 12, at 7 p.m. you are invited to

join your friends at The Masquerade (695 North

Avenue NE) for live music from “The Vivid

Things.” One hundred percent of the $50 admission

price (includes food) will benefit the shelter.

Journey’s mission is to encourage, empower, and

establish men experiencing homelessness on their

journey to self-reliance through employment,

education, housing, and counseling services.

Journey has had a long-standing relationship with

Morningside Presbyterian Church.

 

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Morningside is about to begin its 17th home with

Habitat for Humanity. Along with five other

churches in the area, we will work with Habitat

to build a home for Ms. Angela Banks and her

three children. The build schedule will be February

27, March 5, 12, 19, (skipping March 26th for

Easter), April 2, 9, and 16 from 7:30 a.m. to

3:30 p.m. We welcome all volunteers age 16

and up. To volunteer, please sign up online at:

www.morningsidepres.atlantahabitat.volunteerhub.com,

see signup sheets on bulletin boards in hallway, or

contact Adrienne Mogge, adriennemogge@gmail.com.

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO...

Joe and Ann Marie Knezevich on the birth of

their son, Jack Joseph Knezevich on January 12, 2016.

 

Faith Development at Morningside

ADULT

We continue our on-going study, “Welcoming the Stranger.” This class meets in Room 201 at 9:45 a.m. Please see the class schedule on the opposite page for more information about upcoming speakers.

CHILDREN

Three and four-year olds will hear about Jesus' meeting with a Samaritan woman in the story The Greatest Gift.

 

THIS WEEK AT MORNINGSIDE


SUNDAY, JANUARY 24

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation

9:45 a.m. Faith Development Class

11 a.m. Worship

12 noon Fellowship

4:30 p.m. Middle School Youth Group

5:30 p.m. Youth Dinner & Games

6:30 p.m. High School Youth Group


MONDAY, JANUARY 25

9 a.m. MPP

1 p.m. MPP Ballet

6:30 p.m. Women’s Roundtable

7 p.m. Mandolin Society

7:30 p.m. Parliamentarians


TUESDAY, JANUARY 26

9 a.m. MPP

12 noon Arts and Crafts Guild

1 p.m. MPP Mini Monets; Playball

2:15 p.m. Parkinson Tai Chi

4:30 p.m. Tai Chi

6:30 p.m. Weight Watchers


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27

8:15 a.m. MPP Yoga

9 a.m. MPP

1 p.m. MPP Music

5:30 p.m. Cherub & Treble Choirs

7 p.m. Bible Study with Baron

7:30 p.m. Chancel Choir


THURSDAY, JANUARY 28

9 a.m. MPP

1 p.m. Playball

7:30 p.m. Handbell Choir


FRIDAY, JANUARY 29

9 a.m. MPP

10 a.m. MPP Creative Movement

11 a.m. Karate


SATURDAY, JANUARY 30

9 a.m. Women’s AA Meeting


SUNDAY, JANUARY 31

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation

9:45 a.m. Faith Development Class

11 a.m. Worship followed by Annual Meeting

12 noon Fellowship

4:30 p.m. Middle School Youth Group

5:30 p.m. Youth Dinner & Games

6:30 p.m. High School Youth Group

 

BETSY HOLLAND LEADS WOMEN’S ROUNDTABLE
DISCUSSION MONDAY, JANUARY 25 AT 6:30 P.M.

Ash Wednesday, February 10, marks the beginning of the

Season of Lent. Betsy will lead us in a discussion about the

religious observance -- our various traditions, and

how MPC observes it. Our diverse backgrounds should

make for an interesting discussion. Members and friends

are invited for dinner and fellowship. This month's host is

Lynn Young, 277 The Prado, 30309. RSVP at

rsbrownlee1046@att.net.

 

Children are always welcome in the Sanctuary during worship. Should you find that your child grows restless, there is child care available. Infants/toddlers are cared for in the Nursery in Room 105, two year olds in Room 012.

ELDER ON CALL: Alex Watts 404.550.9315

DEACON ON CALL: Philip Hawkins 404.320.7275

USHERS: Carolyn and Peter Cobb, Callie and David Stewart

GREETERS: Bill and Sanda Means, Ellen Landers, Nancy Collins

COUNTERS: Lynsley Tyler, Susan Oder

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION HOST: Sandy Ryan

INFANT/TODDLER VOLUNTEERS: Ellen Stockstill, Kaitlyn Strickland

TWOS/THREES VOLUNTEER: Lisa Harris

4s & 5s VOLUNTEERS: Emily O’Brien, Beth Baer, Claire Burke

K-3rd GRADE VOLUNTEER: Amy Jarratt

4th & 5th GRADE VOLUNTEER: Bryan Smith

FELLOWSHIP: Theology on Tap (Ken Sharpe, coordinator)

 

Have no anxiety about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. - Philippians 4:6-7


Keep in your prayers...

Glenn and Rita Balzer (Lloyd Prince’s friends)

Van Crisco (Shirley Adair’s son)

Connie Crowley (Hugh Bell’s sister-in-law)

Austin Davis

Hamilton family (friends of the Nuckols)

Ann Herndon (Will’s mother)

Penny Hill (Executive Presbyter)

Finley Holaway

Irwin Family

Braxton Jarratt

Friends and relatives of Linda Johnson: Kaitlin Andry, Melanie Donnelly, Ellen Hardeman, Ron and Ann Reggio, Peggy Johnson Smith, Warren Johnson, Sr.

Timothy Johnson (Hugh Bell’s friend)

Vicky Langford (James Beasley’s mother)

Rhett Laurens (Sarah and Richard Brownlee’s neighbor)

Alison and Josh Lontz (Joanna Irwin’s friends)

Annette Lowery (David Lowery’s mother)

Bobbie McCrackin

Jan McMahan

Frieda Morton (Greg Morton’s mother)

Marilyn Neforas (Hugh Bell’s friend)

Betty Ray

Nell Roberts

Linda and Mike Robinson (Bill Smith’s family)

Dorothy Rogers (Bryan Rogers’ grandmother)

Bus and Carmen Ryan (Tyler Ryan’s parents)

Pat Senak (Ericson Harris’ friend)

Greg and Mary Ann Smith and family (friends of the Bach family)

Kent Smith (Hugh Bell’s friend)

Spears family

Dick Stack (Jane Stack’s husband)

Mary Turner (Sanda Means’ mother)

John Vytal (Katye Watts’ father)

Lincoln Weis (Sienna Weis’s dad)

Please submit prayer requests using the prayer cards in the pew racks.

Last Published: January 21, 2016 1:51 PM