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Life@Morningside for March 6, 2016


Life @ Morningside for March 6, 2016

 

WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY 

Welcome to worship at Morningside Presbyterian Church. 

• Joanna Adams, Pastor Emerita is our preacher, and Baron Mullis, Senior 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 Friend-ship Pad at the end of the pews and pass the pads  down and back again during the Concerns por-tion 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 are in wor-ship. 

 

WE WELCOME JOANNA ADAMS TODAY 

Joanna Adams served as Morningside’s senior pas-tor from 2004-2010. Before her transformational tenure at Morningside, Joanna served congrega-tions in Atlanta and in Chicago. She is a sought af-ter preacher and teacher and we are delighted to welcome her “home” today as we honor Anna Best. 

 

TODAY WE HONOR ANNA BEST’S SERVICE 

For seven years, Anna has faithfully served our congregation as office administrator, and so today we say, “Thank you” as she retires. Please join us for a congregation-wide pot luck luncheon follow-ing service today. We always prepare for guests at our luncheons, so please come! 

 

FLOWERS THIS SUNDAY 

Flowers this Sunday were given to the glory of God with the deepest appreciation for her sup-port, creativity and friendship to Anna Best by Daisy Ottmann. 

 

LGBT & FRIENDS 

On March 8 from 7 to 9p.m. LGBT & Friends will discuss Fun Home by Alison Bechdel at the home of Jack and Jill Klotz (424 Lindbergh Drive, N.E.. Unit 211, Atlanta). For more info please call Jack at 678.428.6255. To cover the cost of dinner, we ask for a contribution of $10 per person. 

 

ONE GRAY HAIR 

One Gray Hair will meet March 9 at noon in Fel-lowship Hall for lunch and program. The program will be trip highlights from Emilie Paille and Jeanne McCarthy’s “Around the world, trip of a lifetime”. RSVP to Sarah Brownlee at rsbrown-lee1046@att.net. 

 

ALL-AGE CHURCH WIDE MISSION EVENT 

Next Sunday, March 13, MPC will walk together at Atlanta’s Hunger Walk. Folks are invited to wear their walking/running clothes to worship. You can join the Morningside Team (part of the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta’s team) by visiting www.acfb.org. For more information, contact Tony Fishpaw tonyfispaw@me.com or Jack Klotz jacksklotz@gmail.com

 

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY 

We need volunteers, ages 16 and up, to help build a home for Ms. Angela Banks and her children. The remaining build schedule is March 5-April 16. To volunteer, go to www.morningsidepres.atlantahabitat.volunteerhub.com, see Mission bulletin board signup sheets, or contact Adrienne Mogge, adriennemogge@gmail.com

 

“TRANSFORMING CONFLICT” SERIES 

Anna Miles facilitator 

Adult Faith Development class schedule: 

• March 6–Defining Conflict 

Exploring our personal definitions of conflict. 

God’s definition of conflict as seen in creation. 

• March 13–Restoring Relationships 

God’s plans of reconciliation. 

Introducing the concept of the Circle Process. 

• March 20–Transforming Conflict Daily 

Practice of active listening/paraphrasing in Circles. 

Introducing tools of conflict analysis for daily use. 

 

INTOWN'S FOOD PANTRY

We will help hungry people in our community by distributing food in the basement of Druid Hills Methodist Church on Saturday, March 12, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 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 of-fer 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 Coordina-tor, 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. 

 

LGBT & FRIENDS: 

Interested in volunteering with LGBT & Friends, fellow Morningside members or simply want information? Please contact Ben Hammett Walkuski at bwalkuski@gmail.com

 

PRESCHOOL INVITES MPC OPINIONS

Church members are invited to help Morning-side’s Preschool develop its next three year stra-tegic plan. Focus-group sessions will be held in Room 107 on March 14 at 9 a.m.; March 16 at 7 p.m.; and March 17 at 9 a.m. 

 

PRE-K SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION

Camp is offered on a week-by-week basis for five summer weeks (sessions are four days on the weeks containing Memorial Day and Fourth of July). Early registration deadline is March 18. Go to the preschool pages at www.morningsidepc.org for details. 

 

THE ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT 

It’s time to start bringing in the eggs! This year it will be held on March 26 at 11 a.m. on the front lawn of the church. Crafts for the kids, coffee for the adults, and cookies for all is part of this annu-al event! It will take close to three thousand eggs to pull off our Easter Egg Hunt and we can’t do it without you. Please bring your pre-filled eggs to church (no peanuts). Specially decorated recepta-cles 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. 

 

VBS 

Don’t miss out on all the fun! VBS is June 13-17, 9 a.m.-12p.m. Adult and Youth Volunteers are needed. To be a part of Surf Shack VBS, visit our VBS website, www.cokesburyvbs.com/morningsidepc or email Sarah Kate at sarahkate@morningsidepc.org

 

OUR SYMPATHY TO 

The family of Herb Grodemange, who passed from this life into the Church Triumphant on March 1st. Herb’s funeral will be March 7 in Al-bany, GA. 

 

Faith Development at Morningside 

ADULT 

This Sunday, we begin an ongoing study called “Transforming Conflicts”. This is a three-week se-ries facilitated by Anna Miles at 9:45 a.m. in room 201. This weeks topic is “Defining Conflict.” 

CHILDREN 

Preschool children will learn about “The Lord’s Prayer.” 

 

THIS WEEK AT MORNINGSIDE 


SUNDAY, MARCH 6 

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation 

9:45 a.m. Faith Development Class 

11 a.m. Worship 

12 noon Congregational Lunch 

1:15 p.m. Worship and Arts Committee 

3 p.m. Youth Committee Meeting 


MONDAY, MARCH 7 

9 a.m. MPP 

1 p.m. MPP Ballet 

7 p.m. Mandolin Society; Parliamentarians 


TUESDAY, MARCH 8 

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, MARCH 9 

8:15 a.m. MPP Children’s Yoga 

9 a.m. MPP 

9:15 a.m. MPP Chapel 

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, MARCH 10 

9 a.m. MPP 

11 a.m. Fun with Weights 

1 p.m. Playball 

7:30 p.m. Handbell Choir 


FRIDAY, MARCH 11 

9 a.m. MPP 

10 a.m. Creative Movement MPP 

1 p.m. Karate 


SATURDAY, MARCH 12 

7:30 a.m. Habitat for Humanity Build 

9 a.m. Women’s AA Meeting 


SUNDAY, MARCH 13 

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation 

9:45 a.m. Faith Development Class 

11 a.m. Worship 

12 noon Fellowship 

12:30 Deacons Meeting 

1 p.m. Hunger Walk 

4:30 p.m. Middle School Youth 

5:30 p.m. Youth games and dinner 

6:30 p.m. High School Youth Group 

 

Giving Update—02/28/16 

NEEDED WEEKLY—$15,650 

RECEIVED—$7,732 

NEEDED YEAR TO DATE—$140,850 

RECEIVED YEAR TO DATE—$115,710 

 

Attendance Update 

WORSHIP COUNT —125 

 

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: Duncan Spears 678.612.5746 

DEACON ON CALL: Ann Bowers 404.580.8285 

USHERS: Monirah Womack, Kaitlyn and Brad Strickland, Doug Selph 

GREETERS: Betsy Holland, Bill and Sanda Means, Austin Davis 

COUNTERS: David Mogge, Lynsley Tyler 

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION HOST: Carolyn Cobb 

INFANT/TODDLER VOLUNTEERS: Lisa Ladds, Allie Roach 

TWOS/THREES VOLUNTEER: Lee Anne Sapp 

4s & 5s VOLUNTEERS: Suzanne Macpherson, Ali Bradway 

K-3rd GRADE VOLUNTEER: Amanda Lewis 

4th & 5th GRADE VOLUNTEER: (remain in worship) 

FELLOWSHIP: Congregational Lunch 

 

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) 

The family of Rhett Laurens 

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) 

John Young 

The Grodemange Family 

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

Last Published: March 3, 2016 6:39 PM