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Life@Morningside for July 24, 2016


Life @ Morningside for July 24, 2016

 

WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY 

Welcome to worship at Morningside Presbyterian Church. 

Baron Mullis, Senior Pastor is our preacher, Matt Frease 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. 

• Children are welcome and encouraged in worship every Sunday. Should your child grow restless during the service they are invited to exit the sanctuary at the Peace of Christ to attend Sunday School. 

• Rising PreK and Kindergarten-Room 011. 

• Nursery care during the Sunday School and worship hours is available for Infants in Room 105, and in Room 012 for Toddlers and Two’s. 

• Worship bags are available for all children in the narthex. 

 

THANK YOU RECEPTION

Join us in thanking Drew and Ellen Stockstill for all their years of service! Help send the family off with your well wishes on Sunday, July 31 following worship. 

 

JONATHAN CRUTCHFIELD HAS
MADE IT TO SOUTH AFRICA 

Jonathan left this past Tuesday, July 19 for South Africa where he is teaching choral conducting for two weeks. Keep him in your prayers as he does great work overseas. He is joined by three colleagues, also choral conductors. This year begins a three-year curriculum. He will return to the states Wednesday, August 3. 

 

INTOWN COLLABORATIVE MINISTRIES 
URGENT FOOD COLLECTION 

Thank you to everyone who has donated food. MPC’s current food collection has risen above 210.4 pounds!! 

There’s still a few hours left in the day for you to donate. Urgent needs are tuna, salmon, and chicken (in can or foil pack). Other ready-to-eat meals such as canned ravioli, beef stew, etc., are also perfect for those living on the street. Bring your donations to the Welcome Center baskets. Contact Nancy Collins ncollins0209@gmail.com, 678.634.4572 with questions. 

 

LGBT & FRIENDS 

LGBT & Friends is a great group to consider joining this year. We are an inclusive group of all ages and backgrounds that meets once a month for food, fellowship and different topics for learning and conversation. Our meetings have different themes: religion and politics in America, the Bible and homosexuality, social justice, and the arts! We will be having our annual group photo on the front steps after church today. Please stay after the photo for a brief 2016-2017 planning meeting. 

 

TEACHER APPRECIATION LUNCHEON 

We’re beginning our partnership with John Wesley Dobbs Elementary with a teacher appreciation luncheon July 27. To help serve the meal, sign up with Lesley Prince leslieprince@comcast.net, 770.377.0027. Sandy Ryan amsr@outlook.com, 202.550.7736 is coordinating the meal itself. To decorate the tables, we’re collecting school supplies. Please mark them for JW Dobbs and leave your contributions under the Session Room mailboxes. 

 

IT’S ALL FOR THE CHILDREN 

By coming together as a community, we can ensure all students have the basic tools to start the school year with confidence. The Children's Ministry Mission Team is sponsoring a back-to-school event for children whose parents/caregivers who are frequent patrons of the ICM food pantry. We need backpacks, paper, notebooks, folders, rulers, crayons, pencils, and pens. Donations can be dropped off at the Welcome Center in the blue bin. If your child would like to help distribute supplies and/or help lead games/crafts on Saturday, July 30 from 1 to 2 p.m., contact Elizabethsommerfeld@gmail.com

 

YOUNG PEOPLE'S SACRED HARP 
SINGING CONVENTION 

Morningside will host the Young People's Sacred Harp Singing Convention Saturday, July 30 at 9 a.m. The convention welcomes folks of all ages and attracts the typical inter-generational cohort. The name can cause a bit of confusion, but have no fear: everybody is welcome - including those with "some chronological age!" You do not have to know how to sing using shape notes. Contact Jesse Karlsberg jesse@jpkarlsberg.com for more information. 

 

ORDINARY PEOPLE DOING 
EXTRAORDINARY THINGS

Come learn about the Holy Spirit’s work with the people of Acts—and with us today—in your choice of Monday evening or Wednesday morning Bible studies beginning August 1 at 7 p.m. or August 3 at 11 a.m. The study will run for five weeks and will be led by Jennye Guy. Please let Jennye jennyeguy@earthlink.net know whether you’ll attend the evening or morning sessions, so that she'll have the right number of materials prepared. 

 

GALA CONCERT AUGUST 20 

What makes this year’s gala different from before? All age groups are included! Children's rehearsals are Wednesdays July 27, August 3, and 10. Dress rehearsals are Wednesday, August 17 and Friday, August 19 for full cast and singers. The concert is Saturday, August 20. Youth and adults will rehearse with the Chancel Choir on Wednesdays. Come be a part of this exciting fun-filled event! 

 

TODDLER OPENING FOR 2016-2017 

MPP has a family moving and has one opening for a Toddler this coming school year. Toddlers must be 15 months by Thursday, September 1. Contact Director Melinda Sandkam today if you are interested. Please be sure to tell your friends and neighbors. The toddler program is Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. 

 

A VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY IS UPON US! 

Volunteers and teachers are needed for all age groups within Children’s Ministry for the upcoming school year. Commitments would be for various Sundays. The Children’s Ministry Committee will provide ample resources and training for all volunteers. If you are interested in being a part of new and exciting faith development for the children of Morningside, contact sarahkate@morningsidepc.org

 

RHO BOOK SALE 

Everyone is invited to the RHO Readers annual book sale that kicks off Sunday, August 21 and continues through Labor Day weekend. This is a great opportunity to stock up on reading material for the fall, supply local free libraries, and get new stories for the kids in your life. Proceeds benefit literacy among immigrant children. 

 

Faith Development at Morningside 

ADULT CLASS TODAY 

We continue a six-week exploration of “Seeing Jesus in John’s Gospel,” which is led by Mathew Frease. 

CHILDREN 

Preschool and elementary children will continue to learn about the fruit of the Spirit. Today they will hear Luke 18:1-8 and learn about patience and how hard it can be, but that showing patience to others is a way people know we are followers of Jesus. 

 

THIS WEEK AT MORNINGSIDE 


SUNDAY, JULY 24 

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation 

9:45 a.m. Faith Development Class 

11 a.m. Worship/Baptism 

12 noon Fellowship 

12:15 p.m. Gala Music Rehearsal 

12:30 p.m. LGBT & Friends Photo Opportunity and Planning Meeting 


MONDAY, JULY 25 

7 p.m. Mandolin Society; Parliamentarians 


TUESDAY, JULY 26 

11 a.m. Yoga 

2:15 p.m. Parkinson Tai Chi 

6:30 p.m. Weight Watchers 


WEDNESDAY, JULY 27 

5:45 p.m. Children’s Choir Gala Rehearsal 

7:30 p.m. Gala Principal Singers Rehearsal 


THURSDAY, JULY 28 

11 a.m. Fun with Weights 

7:30 p.m. Handbell Choir 


FRIDAY, JULY 29 


SATURDAY, JULY 30 

9 a.m. Women’s AA Meeting/Singing Convention 


SUNDAY, JULY 31 

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation 

9:45 a.m. Faith Development Class 

11 a.m. Worship 

12 noon Fellowship 

12:15 p.m. Gala Principal Rehearsal/Solo Rehearsal 

 

Giving Update—07/17/16 

NEEDED WEEKLY—$15,650 

RECEIVED—$12,000 

NEEDED YEAR TO DATE—$ 453,850 

RECEIVED YEAR TO DATE—$393,665 


Attendance Update 

WORSHIP COUNT —129 

 

ELDER ON CALL: Jack Klotz 678-428-6255 

DEACON ON CALL: Sarah Brownlee 404.876.3572 

USHERS: Amy Jensen, Ericson Harris, Jill and Jack Klotz 

GREETERS: Jane Stack, Bill and Cindy Humphries 

COUNTERS: Marshall Hunter, Jack Klotz 

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION HOST: Sandra Ward 

INFANT/TODDLER VOLUNTEERS: Laura and Kyle Ulep 

TWOS/THREES VOLUNTEER: Leigh Gobbel 

RISING PREK AND KINDERGARTEN: Beth Baer and Carol Senf 

RISING 1ST-5TH GRADE: Anne Barnette and Alyssa Durden 

FELLOWSHIP: Sarah and Richard Brownlee 

 

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...

Jill Aleong 

Elizabeth Hope Amis (RoseMary Wells’ sister) 

Georg Becker 

Felecia Binns 

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

Hamilton family (friends of the Nuckols) 

Walter Gilbert (Patrick Gilbert’s father) 

Ann Herndon (Will’s mother) 

Penny Hill (Executive Presbyter) 

Charlotte Hudson (Jeff Adams’ mother) 

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) 

Linda Johnston and her family 

Drema Lafoy (Brenda Fishpaw’s sister) 

Annette Lowery (David Lowery’s mother) 

Irene Mahood 

Marcy Meredith 

Jan McMahan 

Judy Neal 

Marilyn Neforas (Hugh Bell’s friend) 

Anthony Owens 

Lin Parker (friend of Nancy Coomes) 

Marilyn Pentelovich (friend of Shari Tant) 

Karen Peterson and family (friend of Daisy Ottmann) 

Betty Ray 

Peter Regnault (Phil Regnault’s father) 

Bus and Carmen Ryan (Tyler Ryan’s parents) 

Ed Sanders (Holly Greene’s stepfather) 

Carlene Sauer (Kasey and Stephanie Libby’s family) 

Helen and Charles Schroder 

Kent Smith (Hugh Bell’s friend) 

Kathie Stephens (Lester Morris’ aunt) 

George Tate 

Rhonda Tebbenkamp and Family (Behm’s relatives) 

John Vytal (Katye Watts’ father) 

Marty Wender (Phil Regnault’s friend) 

John Young 

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

Last Published: July 23, 2016 7:40 AM