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Life@Morningside for January 31, 2016
Anna Best


Life @ Morningside for January 31, 2016

 

WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY

Welcome to worship at Morningside Presbyterian Church.

•  Baron Mullis, Senior Pastor, is our preacher

and Drew Stockstill, Associate Pastor, and

Sarah Smith, intern, are our liturgists.

•  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 today for Morningside’s

Annual Meeting including election of officers

for the Morningside Corporation.

 

THEOLOGY ON TAP

The next Theology on Tap gathering will be this

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.

 

SHAPE NOTE CLASS

A class on shape note singing will be held this Saturday,

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

Hall. The event is free, but please register by

February 4. by emailing Jonathan Crutchfield

jcrutchfield@morningsidepc.org. Participants are

asked to bring a vegetable or dessert and stay for

“dinner on the grounds” after the singing.

 

PICK-A-PAN SUNDAY

On Sunday, February 14, MPC will serve a meal to

the men of Journey, so on Sunday, February 7, we

invite members who wish to help to pick up a pan

in the narthex and prepare the dinner item listed in

the pan (for example: salad and bread for 30, main

dish for 15, etc.). If you wish to help serve the

meal, you may add your name to the signup sheet

on the Mission bulletin board. Questions or requests

for more information should be directed to

Morningside’s new shepherd for Journey, Joe Brady

jp_brady@bellsouth.net.

 

IS GOD CALLING YOU TO JOIN MPC?

If so, the next opportunity is February 7. If God is

calling you to unite with Morningside Presbyterian,

please e-mail or call Baron Mullis

baron.mullis@morningsidepc.org; 404.876.7396.

 

SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER

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, but

we do ask for donations of children's pajamas for

Threads (an All Saint's Episcopal Church outreach to

serve and clothe children in the community). A magician

will entertain the kids! We need volunteers

to make pancakes and help with setup and clean up.

If you would like to RSVP and/or sign up to volunteer,

contact Julie Schoen, juliecschoen@me.com.

 

LGBT & FRIENDS

LGBT & Friends is excited to welcome the Rev.

Dr. Joanna Adams to our February meeting!

Please join us at the home of Kent Balch and Tony

Fishpaw (1368 Northview Avenue, Atlanta,

30306) on Tuesday, February 9, from 7 to

9 p.m. Joanna's theme will be "Dancing with the

Bear of Religion and Politics in America." To

cover the cost of dinner, we ask for a contribution

of $10 per person. RSVP by Friday, February

5, to lgbtandfriends@morningsidepc.org.

 

“WELCOMING THE STRANGER” SERIES

Adult Faith Development class schedule:

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.

 

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.

 

ALL- AGE CHURCH WIDE MISSION EVENT

On Sunday, March 13, MPC will kick off its all

age mission event by walking together at Atlanta’s

Hunger Walk. Folks are invited to wear their

walking/running clothes to worship, if they like.

Following worship we will make our way to

Turner Field’s Green Lot (755 Hank Aaron

Drive). Onsite registration begins at 12 noon.

The 5K Fun Run commences, followed shortly

thereafter by the Walk. You can join the Morningside

Team (part of the Presbytery of Greater

Atlanta’s team) by following this link and clicking

“Join Team.” Proceeds from the walk will benefit

the Atlanta Community Food Bank and Intown

Collaborative Ministries. For more information

contact Tony Fishpaw tonyfishpaw@me.com or

Jack Klotz jacksklotz@gmail.com.

 

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

The Pre-K Class will learn how Jesus helped a man who couldn't walk as they listen to Get Up and Walk.

 

THIS WEEK AT MORNINGSIDE


SUNDAY, JANUARY 31

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation

9:45 a.m. Faith Development Class; Inquirers’ 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


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1

9 a.m. MPP

1 p.m. MPP Ballet

7 p.m. Mandolin Society


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2

9 a.m. MPP

11 a.m. Yoga

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

7 p.m. Theology on Tap

7:30 p.m. MLPA Zoning


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3

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, FEBRUARY 4

9 a.m. MPP

11 a.m. Fun with Weights

1 p.m. Playball

7:30 p.m. Handbell Choir


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5

9 a.m. MPP

10 a.m. MPP Creative Movement

11 a.m. Karate


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6

9 a.m. Women’s AA Meeting

10 a.m.—12 noon Shape Note Singing and lunch


SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation

9:45 a.m. Faith Development Class; New Members’ Class

11 a.m. Worship with Communion

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

 

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: Beth Baer 404.428.5460

DEACON ON CALL: Sarah Chatel 404.784.4871

USHERS: Laura Fillyaw, Monirah Womack, Amy Jensen, Nancy Anderson

COUNTERS: Susan Oder, Bobbie McCrackin

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION HOST: Nancy Anderson

INFANT/TODDLER VOLUNTEERS: Hillery McNeill, Robin and William Hackney

TWOS/THREES VOLUNTEER: Kelly Garrison

4s & 5s VOLUNTEERS: Kim Nuckols, Julie Schoen

K-3rd GRADE VOLUNTEER: Lisa Ladds

4th & 5th GRADE VOLUNTEER: Bryan Smith

FELLOWSHIP: Habitat for Humanity

 

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...

Anna and Elisa (Van Jensen’s sisters)

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)

John Hawkins

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

Peter Regnault (Phil Regnault’s father)

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)

Marty Wender (Phil Regnault’s friend)

Lincoln Weis (Sienna Weis’s dad)

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

Last Published: January 28, 2016 6:44 PM