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Life@Morningside for February 21, 2016


Life @ Morningside for February 21, 2016

 

WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY

Welcome to worship at Morningside Presbyterian Church.

•  Charles Hardwick, Director of Theology,

Formation and Evangelism for PCUSA, is

our preacher and Baron Mullis, Senior Pastor,

and Drew Stockstill, Associate Pastor,

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.

 

FLOWERS THIS SUNDAY

The flowers in the sanctuary today are given by

Sarah and Richard Brownlee to the glory of God

and in gratitude for 35 years of happy marriage.

 

GUEST PREACHER

We are excited to welcome Dr. Chip Hardwick

to our pulpit today. Dr. Hardwick is a sought after

preacher and teacher, having served churches

in Illinois and before that, Atlanta's North Avenue

Presbyterian Church. Dr. Hardwick holds a Ph.D

in homiletics from Princeton Theological Seminary

where he was a classmate of Baron Mullis.

 

CELEBRATING ANNA BEST

Please see this week’s bulletin insert for all the

information about March 6 worship and congregational

lunch.

 

WOMEN’S ROUNDTABLE

We’re delighted Julie Green will be our speaker

tomorrow, February 22 to talk about the Carlos

Museum at Emory University. Come for dinner

and fellowship at 6:30 p.m. This month’s host is

Lynn Young, 277 The Prado 30309. RSVP to Sarah

Brownlee at rsbrownlee1046@att.net.

 

ARTS & CRAFTS GUILD

If you enjoy crafts, please join a new group that is

meeting in the Session Room on Monday, February

22, at 12 noon. A variety of crafts are enjoyed

at these meetings. Join them for fellowship while

you work on your own special craft. For more information,

contact the church office office@morningsidepc.org.

 

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 visiting www.acfb.org. 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.

 

OUR HOUSE

The annual fundraising gala for Our House is this

Saturday, February 27, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

at the Atlanta History Center. Tickets may be

purchased at www.ourhousega.org or at the

event. Our House is a child care and support center

serving homeless families. Proceeds will be

used to support their programs and services.

 

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Morningside will begin its 17th home with Habitat

for Humanity soon. Along with five area

churches, we will build a home for Ms. Angela

Banks and her children. The build schedule is

February 27, March 5, 12, 19, (skipping March

26 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, go to

www.morningsidepres.atlantahabitat.volunteerhub.com,

see Mission bulletin board signup sheets, or contact

Adrienne Mogge, adriennemogge@gmail.com.

 

VBS

Morningside Presbyterian Church invites all children

to get ready to catch the wave of God's

amazing love at Surf Shack Vacation Bible

School! The fun begins Monday, June 13, and

ends Friday, June 17 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at

Morningside Presbyterian Church. VBS is for

children in rising Pre-K who will be 4 by September

1, through rising 5th graders. Child care

will be available for children of volunteers who

are younger than 4 years old. Adult and youth

volunteers (rising 6th grade and older) are needed!

To be a part of all the excitement at Surf

Shack VBS, visit our VBS website,

www.cokesburyvbs.com/morningsidepc or

email Sarah Kate Dewyngaert at

sarahkate@morningsidepc.org.

 

“WELCOMING THE STRANGER” SERIES

Adult Faith Development class schedule:

February 21 and 28

Biblical and historical underpinnings of

welcoming strangers. MPC Intern Sarah Smith

and Drew Stockstill will facilitate.

 

INTOWN'S FOOD PANTRY

We are looking for volunteers to help staff the

food pantry of Intown Collaborative Ministries

on Saturday, March 12, from 10 a.m. to

1:30 p.m. We will help hungry people in our

community by distributing food in the basement

of Druid Hills Methodist Church. Families are

welcome and kids (10 years old and up) can participate

with supervision. To volunteer, contact

Laura Ulep, lauraulep@gmail.com.

 

INTOWN'S CLOTHING CLOSET

It's time for spring cleaning, and ICM is running

low on supplies at its Clothing Closet! They offer

interview, work, and casual clothing (for men

and women) and are located on the back side

of Druid Hills Presbyterian Church (1026 Ponce

de Leon Ave). Clothing donations can be

dropped off Mondays from 10:15 to 12:30 or by

appointment with our Clothing Closet Coordinator,

Rev. Allen at allen@intowncm.org.

 

NEEDED ITEMS INCLUDE: shirts, t-shirts,

pants (especially size 30 to 42), underwear

(especially size small and medium), white socks,

casual shoes, sweaters and hoodies, sweatshirts

and pants, winter hats and gloves, and jackets

and coats.

 

THE ANNUAL RUNNING OF THE EGGS:

It’s not time yet… but it’s not too early to start

bringing in the eggs. It will take close to three

thousand eggs to pull off our much-beloved community-

wide Easter Egg Hunt the Saturday before

Easter, and we can’t do it without

you. Please begin bringing your pre-filled eggs

to church starting next Sunday - no peanuts.

Specially decorated receptacles will be

waiting. Look for the sign-up sheets and sign-up

genius soon to come! Even if you don’t have

children, you won’t want to miss this.

 

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

In the story A Scary Storm preschool children will learn what happened when Jesus' helpers were frightened.

 

THIS WEEK AT MORNINGSIDE

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation

9:45 a.m. Faith Development Class

11 a.m. Worship with Children’s Choirs

12 noon Fellowship

12:30 p.m. RHO Readers; Young Adult Lunch

2 p.m. Daisy Scout Troop

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 22

9 a.m. MPP

12 noon Arts & Crafts Guild

1 p.m. MPP Ballet

6:30 p.m. Women’s Roundtable

7 p.m. Mandolin Society; Parliamentarians


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23

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


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

8:15 a.m. MPP Yoga

9 a.m. MPP

9:30 a.m. MPP Performance

1 p.m. MPP Music

3 p.m. Habitat International

5:30 p.m. Cherub & Treble Choirs

7 p.m. Bible Study with Baron

7:30 p.m. Chancel Choir


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25

9 a.m. MPP

11 a.m. Fun with Weights

1 p.m. Playball

7:30 p.m. Handbell Choir


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26

9 a.m. MPP Closed—Georgia Preschool Conference


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27

7:30 a.m.—3:30 p.m. Habitat for Humanity Build

9 a.m. Women’s AA Meeting


SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28

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

 

Giving Update— 02/14/16

NEEDED WEEKLY—$15,650

RECEIVED—$23,504

NEEDED YEAR TO DATE—$109,550

RECEIVED YEAR TO DATE—$99,899

 

Attendance Update

WORSHIP COUNT —139

 

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: Jack Klotz 678.428.6255

DEACON ON CALL: Cindy Humphries 770.565.8490

USHERS: Peter and Carolyn Cobb, Beth Baer, Ericson Harris

GREETERS: Cindy Humphries, Ellen Landers, Jane Stack, Nancy Collins

COUNTERS: Jack Klotz, Richard Brownlee

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION HOST: Carol Senf

INFANT/TODDLER VOLUNTEERS: Magan and Daniel Ward

TWOS/THREES VOLUNTEER: Laura Strong

4s & 5s VOLUNTEERS: Suzanne Macpherson, Ibby Bailey

K-3rd GRADE VOLUNTEER: Anne Barnette

4th & 5th GRADE VOLUNTEER: Brooke Williams

FELLOWSHIP: Deacons (Robin Hackney, 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)

Hamilton family (friends of the Nuckols)

John Hawkins

Ann Herndon (Will’s mother)

Penny Hill (Executive Presbyter)

David Humphries

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)

The family of Rhett Laurens (Sarah and Richard Brownlee’s neighbor)

Alison and Josh Lontz (Joanna Irwin’s friends)

Annette Lowery (David Lowery’s mother)

Irene Mahood (Lester Morris’ grandmother)

Bobbie McCrackin

Jan McMahan

Frieda Morton (Greg Morton’s mother)

Marilyn Neforas (Hugh Bell’s friend)

Lin Parker (friend of Nancy Coomes)

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)

Carlene Sauer (Kasey and Stephanie Libby’s family member)

Pat Senak (Ericson Harris’ friend)

Kent Smith (Hugh Bell’s friend)

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: February 19, 2016 3:40 PM