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Life@Morningside for April 3, 2016


Life @ Morningside for April 3, 2016

 

WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY 

Welcome to worship at Morningside Presbyterian Church. 

• Anna Miles, intern is our preacher, Drew Stockstill, Associate Pastor 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 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 remain in worship. 

 

THEOLOGY ON TAP 

The next meeting of Theology on Tap will be hosted by Bob Wells on Tuesday, April 5 at 7 p.m. at the home of Pam and Ken Sharpe (1700 Timberland Rd, Atlanta 30345). Join us for a good program and great fellowship. RSVP to the church office office@morningsidepc.org

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR HABITAT 

We have two more weeks to get the home of Angela Banks and her children ready to move into, and we need your help! The remaining build schedule is April 9 and 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sign up for either one or both dates so we can make sure Angela’s home is ready. To volunteer, go to www.morningsidepres.atlantahabitat.volunteerhub.com, or contact Adrienne Mogge, adriennemogge@gmail.com

 

INTOWN'S CLOTHING CLOSET

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 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or by appointment with 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, or fellow Morningside members? If so, there are community service opportunities currently available with Habitat for Humanity as well as Intown Collaborative Ministries throughout 2016. Please let Ben Hammett Walkuski know if you’re interested or would like more information: bwalkuski@gmail.com

 

ABLE LEADERSHIP TRAINING APRIL 16: 

Atlantans Building Leadership Empowerment is conducting a training that equips ordinary people to become leaders who effect change in their communities. You are invited to join Rev. Stockstill and other leaders in the community at Oakhurst Baptist Church for the free training on Saturday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with lunch provided. Contact Drew if you are interested in attending dstockstill@morningsidepc.org. For more information, go to https://eventbrite.com/e/able-spring-leadership-training-tickets-22675921291

 

“HOMELESS IN ATLANTA” SERIES 

Adult Faith Development class schedule: 

• APRIL 3–Rebecca’s Tent 
Serving Atlanta’s Homeless Women-Tasho Wesley 

• APRIL 10–Clifton Shelter 
Serving Atlanta’s Homeless Men-Alice Jenkins 

• APRIL 17–Our House 
Serving Atlanta’s Homeless Children-Tabitha Michel or Leadership Staff Member 

 

INTOWN COLLABORATIVE MINISTRIES 

Come and support InTown Collaborative Ministries by attending the 4th annual Arts and Eats Fundraiser on Sunday, May 1st from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Atlanta History Center. Please visit www.intowncm.org/artsandeats for more details and tickets, or contact LauraUlep@gmail.com. We are also tasked with collecting 100 wine bottles for the “Arts and Eats” fundraiser. Wine bottle retail should be above $20, and bottles will be collected in a designated basket located in the Welcome Center from Sunday, April 3 to Sunday, April 24. Please email Katye Watts to donate a bottle katyemae@gmail.com

 

TAI CHI CHAUN 

It’s about that time again! Come and experience the ancient art of Tai Chi Chaun. This mind/body exercise has been shown by western research to improve overall health while increasing strength, balance and flexibility. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. The 10-week introductory class will begin on Tuesday, April 5 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. There is no charge for the class, but donations are encouraged. For more information, contact Bob Wells, 404.786.4650; wellscom@comcast.net

 

MPP SUMMER CAMP

The preschool offers camp on a week-by-week basis for five weeks this summer. Details about camps and registration forms can be found on the preschool pages at www.morningsidepc.org. Those who have completed the Toddler, Twos, Threes and PreK years are welcome (friends and neighbors too!) All Toddler and Twos camps have gone to waiting lists, but we are likely to add extra classes weeks 2-4, so let us know your preferred interest. Contact Director Melinda Sandkam at mpp@morningsidepc.org for details on availability. 

 

SPRING FLING APRIL 23

Mark you calendars now to come out for lots of fun at the Preschool’s Spring fundraiser on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a play area for younger children in Fellowship Hall. Bouncies, face painting, trains, balloon artists, petting zoo and more will provide loads of fun. Delicious food and great raffle baskets will also be featured. Contact Melinda for information on raffle tickets (prizes are $100 value baskets assembled by each class ranging from Game or Move Night baskets to Skin Care and Hit the Jackpot themes). We also welcome sponsors for our fun activities. Fundraising is an important part of our annual budget and recent efforts have funded items such as expansion and im-provement of the playground. 

 

BUY RAFFLE TICKETS 

Today, the Morningside Presbyterian Preschool children will be selling $5 raffle tickets before and after worship. (Cash and checks to MPP) Please plan to stop by and see them and support the spring fundraising efforts of the preschool. 

 

VBS 

Register to volunteer with Vacation Bible School this summer. VBS is Monday, June 13 through Friday, June 17, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Morningside Presbyterian Church. VBS is for children in rising Pre-K who will be 4 by September 1, through rising 5th graders. 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 Ellen Stockstill with volunteering questions at ellen.justine@gmail.com

 

Faith Development at Morningside 

ADULT 

We start a 3-Week series called “Homeless in Atlanta” featuring outside speakers from organizations serving Atlanta’s homeless communities. Our speaker next week will be Alice Jenkins from Clifton Shelter, serving Atlanta’s homeless men. 

CHILDREN 

Preschool children will learn about Jesus’ Ascension in the story Good-bye for Now. 

 

THIS WEEK AT MORNINGSIDE 


SUNDAY, APRIL 3 

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation 

9:45 a.m. Faith Development Class 

11 a.m. Worship 

12 noon Fellowship 


MONDAY, APRIL 4 
MPP SPRING BREAK 

12 p.m. Arts and Crafts Guild Meeting 

7 p.m. Mandolin Society 


TUESDAY, APRIL 5 
MPP SPRING BREAK 

11 a.m. Yoga 

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, APRIL 6 
MPP SPRING BREAK 

5:30 p.m. Cherub/Treble Choir 

7 p.m. Bible Study with Baron 

7:30 p.m. Chancel Choir 


THURSDAY, APRIL 7 
MPP SPRING BREAK 

11 a.m. Fun with Weights to the Oldies 

7:30 p.m. Handbell Choir 


FRIDAY, APRIL 8 
MPP SPRING BREAK 

7 p.m. Couples Group 


SATURDAY, APRIL 9 

9 a.m. Women’s AA Meeting 


SUNDAY, APRIL 10 

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation 

9:45 a.m. Faith Development Class/Inquirers Class 

11 a.m. Worship/Youth Sunday 

12 noon Fellowship 

12:30 p.m. Deacons Meeting 

 

Giving Update—03/27/16 

NEEDED WEEKLY—$15,650 

RECEIVED—$8,935 

NEEDED YEAR TO DATE—$203,450 

RECEIVED YEAR TO DATE—$170,487 


Attendance Update 

WORSHIP COUNT —484 

 

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 102. 

ELDER ON CALL: Jeff Peters 404.731.9291 

DEACON ON CALL: Leslie Prince 770.377.0027 

USHERS: Jack Klotz, Kaitlyn Strickland, Brad Strickland and Ericson Harris 

GREETERS: Gail Kitchens, Nancy Collins, Austin Davis, Jane Stack 

COUNTERS: Lynsley Tyler, David Wingert 

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION HOSTS: Sanda & Bill Means 

INFANT/TODDLER VOLUNTEERS: Laura Fillyaw and Callie Lensing 

TWOS/THREES VOLUNTEER: Laura Strong 

4s & 5s VOLUNTEERS: Ibby Bailey and Tish Woolley 

K-3rd GRADE VOLUNTEER: Amy Jarratt 

4th & 5th GRADE VOLUNTEER: Remain in Worship 

FELLOWSHIP: Bobbie McCrackin 

 

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 

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) 

Alison and Josh Lontz (Joanna Irwin’s friends) 

Annette Lowery (David Lowery’s mother) 

Irene Mahood (Lester Morris’ grandmother) 

Bobbie McCrackin 

Jan McMahan 

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 

Rhonda Tebbenkamp and Family (Relatives of the Behms) 

Judy Neal 

Anthony Owens 

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

Last Published: April 2, 2016 11:23 PM