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Life@Morningside for February 26, 2017


Life@Morningside for February 26, 2017


WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY 

Welcome to worship at Morningside Presbyterian Church. 

Baron Mullis, Senior Pastor is our preacher and Beth Waltemath, Associate for Mission and Faith Development 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 welcomed and encouraged in worship every Sunday. Worship bags for children can be found in the Narthex. Those who wish to attend Sunday School may do so after the Peace of Christ. 

•  Childcare for 0-23 months is in Room 105, and Room 012 for 2 and 3 year olds. 

•  Pre-K - 3rd grade are in room 001. 

•  4th through 5th grade are in Fellowship Hall. 

 

WELCOME OUR NEWEST MEMBERS 

Morningside Presbyterian Church welcomes Susan and Mark Gilbreath, Kimberly and Kenneth Williams, and Sandy and Jerry Mashburn. Please give our newest members a warm welcome when you see them. 

 

VOLUNTEER SEARCH CONTINUES 

Interested in local mission and want to work with one of Atlanta’s best men’s shelters? MPC is looking for a Shepherd to organize six dinners (one every other month) and one to two special collections per year for Clifton Sanctuary Ministries. If you are interested, please contact mission chairs Tony Fishpaw, tonydfishpaw@gmail.com, or Nancy Collins, ncollins0209@gmail.com

 

LAST CHANCE FOR PICTURES 

Today is the last day to have your picture taken. If you have not already done so, immediately following worship please head to the welcome center to sign up to have your picture taken today. 

 

WOMEN’S ROUNDTABLE 

Women’s Roundtable will have their first meeting of 2017 on Monday, February 27, at 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker Sara Totonchi, Executive Director at the Southern Center for Human Rights, will discuss social justice. Women members and friends are invited to come out. This month’s host will be Sanda Means (1071 McLynn Ave. 30306). RSVP to Sarah Brownlee rsbrownlee1046@att.net

 

SHROVE TUESDAY 

Get ready for our annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper and Pajama Party on Tuesday, February 28 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Kids are invited to wear their favorite pajamas and all are encouraged to bring NEW pajamas, socks and underwear for THREADS, a children’s ministry of All-Saints Episcopal Church. Beginning Sunday, February 26, we will be distributing coin banks for the children to collect coins for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Volunteers are needed. Please contact Kelly Anderson, kanderson118@gmail.com, for the signup link or to RSVP for supper. 

 

ASH WEDNESDAY 

All are invited to join us for worship which will include the imposition of ashes on Wednesday, March 1, at 7 p.m. Childcare will be provided for infants through 3 years old. RSVP to Sarah Tomaka, sarah.tomaka@gmail.com, if you need childcare. 

 

SUPPORT ICM 

Please join us in a collection of non-perishable food to support ICM. Canned vegetables, soups, ready-to-eat meals, especially those with pop tops, ramen noodles, peanut butter, cereal and can openers will be collected from Sunday, March 5 - Sunday, March 19 in the barrel just inside the stairwell next to the church office. For more information, please contact Nancy Collins, ncollins0209@gmail.com, 678.634.4572 or Laura Ulep, lauraulep@gmail.com

 

THEOLOGY ON TAP 

Our next Theology on Tap will be hosted by Baron Mullis on Tuesday, March 7 at 7 p.m. Baron and Lester can be found at 2140 Council Bluff Court, Atlanta, 30345. 

 

EXPLORING THE ARTS 

Friday evening, March 10 (7 to 9pm) and Saturday, March 11 (10 to 2pm) MPC will host a workshop on the arts in worship, co-sponsored by Central Presbyterian Church. There are activities for all ages: 2 art projects for children (Bottle Cap Art and Zentangle); African Drumming (all ages); Movement (all ages); Reading Dramatically; Writing prayers and liturgy (Baron Mullis); Writing hymn texts (Michael Morgan); Writing hymn tunes (Jonathan Crutchfield); Handbells for youth and adults (Dave Vandermeer). Each activity will be used to create a 30-minute worship service at the end of the workshop. It’s open to everyone and it’s free, including snacks and lunch! Contact Jonathan Crutchfield by Friday, March 10 to register: jcrutchfield@morningsidepc.org

 

MPC COUPLES 

The next get-together for MPC Couples will be on Friday, March 10 at 7 p.m. Reservations have been made at Morningside Kitchen by Carol and Bill Southwood. Please contact Kathy Bremer, kathydaybremer@gmail.com, if you have questions. 

 

LISTENING SESSION 

Morningside's Strategic Planning Committee is seeking input from the congregation. Your insight will help us shape the next 3-year plan. We are conducting five listening sessions which will be used to capture priorities, wishes, dreams and opportunities for our church. Additionally, an online survey will launch on March 5. Please contact Jeff Peters if you can participate in one of these important listening sessions in room 201: jeffcpeters@gmail.com

Mar 2, 6:45-7:15p.m. 

Mar 5, 12:15-12:45p.m. 

Mar 6, 7-7:30p.m. 

Mar 9, 6:45-7:15p.m. 

Mar 9, 8:45-9:15p.m. 

 

Faith Development at Morningside 

ADULT CLASS 

Beth Waltemath will lead us in a Lenten series focused on practiced-based Christianity by looking at key figures in contemplative Christianity from the Bible, Medieval saints, and contemporary theologians. We start this series with a look at Jesus’s own practice of prayer. 

CHILDREN 

Did You Know? Children learn two parables today – a lost sheep and a lost coin. Something of great value is lost and when it is found, there is great celebration. This is how God feels when we ask for forgiveness. Luke 15:3-10 

 

THIS WEEK AT MORNINGSIDE 


SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26 

9 a.m. DCM Search Committee 

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation 

9:45 a.m. Faith Development/ Confirmation 

11 a.m. Worship/Children’s Sunday School (PreK-5th) 

12 noon Fellowship 

2 p.m. Daisy Girl Scout Troop 

4:30 p.m. Youth Choir Rehearsal 

5 p.m. Youth Group 


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27 

8:45 a.m. MPP Book Fair 

7 p.m. Mandolin Society/ Parliamentarians 


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28 

8:45 a.m. MPP Book Fair 

11 a.m. Yoga 

2:15 p.m. Parkinson’s Tai Chi 

4:30 p.m. Tai Chi 

5:30 p.m. Shrove Tuesday 

6:30 p.m. Weight Watchers 


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1 

8:15 a.m. MPP Book Fair 

5:45 p.m. Children’s Choir Rehearsal 

7 p.m. Ash Wednesday Service 

7:30 p.m. Chancel Choir 


THURSDAY, MARCH 2 

6 p.m. Night Yoga 

7:30 p.m. Handbell Choir 


FRIDAY, MARCH 3 
MPP CLOSED 


SATURDAY, MARCH 4 

9 a.m. Women’s AA Meeting 

10 a.m. Saturday School at Dobbs Elementary 


SUNDAY, MARCH 5 

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation/ VBS Planning Committee 

9:45 a.m. Faith Development/ Confirmation 

11 a.m. Worship/Children’s Sunday School (PreK-Kinder) 

12 noon Fellowship 

2 p.m. Hunger Walk (offsite) 

 

THE HUNGER WALK 

The Hunger Walk is an annual 5K walk/run that rais-es money for the ATL’s community food bank. Join fellow MPC members in this Youth Group Sponsored event. The Youth group has a goal of raising $500. The Hunger Walk starts at 2 pm at Turner Field. Thus, we will enjoy lunch together at church, put on our tennis shoes, and head over right after worship! To register, you can join the "Morningside Presbyterian Youth!" team. Click the link under Hunger Walk/Run on MPC’s homepage to make a contribution. Share our team with others so that they can donate in honor of our team. 

 

ELDER ON CALL: Sarah Tomaka 

DEACON ON CALL: Julie Green 

USHERS: Adrienne and David Mogge, Carolyn and Peter Cobb 

GREETERS: Nancy Anderson, Carol Senf, Sanda and Bill Means 

COUNTERS: Martin Dunlap and Daisy Ottmann 

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION HOSTS: Sanda and Bill Means 

NURSERY VOLUNTEERS: Vickie and Olivia Hunter 

TWOS/THREES VOLUNTEER: Laura Strong 

PRE-K AND K: Betsy Holland and Amy Jensen 

1ST - 3RD GRADE: Kim Nuckols 

4TH - 5TH GRADE: Carolyn Morton and Brooke Williams 

FELLOWSHIP: Young Adults - Amy Jensen 

 

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...

Sue Blouin 

Lib Boggs 

Patricia Boyko 

Joe Brady 

Ann Coffey (Sarah Beth Gehl’s mother) 

Sandra Fortson 

Walter Gilbert (Patrick Gilbert’s father) 

Kat Harris (Eric Harris’ mother) 

Ann Herndon (Will Herndon’s mother) 

Charlotte Hudson (Jeff Adams’ mother) 

Friends and relatives of Linda Johnson 

Jan McMahan 

Ted McMahan 

Lin Parker (Nancy Coomes’ friend) 

Karen Peterson and family (Daisy Ottmann’s friend) 

Bev Reed 

Carlene Sauer (Kasey and Stephanie Libby’s family) 

Beth Klotz Von Seggern (Jack Klotz’s sister) 

Marlie Ann Senf 

Carol and Bill Southwood 

Robert Stack (Jane Stack’s family) 

Shannon Miller and Doug Strain (Bill Smith’s family) 

Mary Turner (Sanda Means’ mother) 

Wells family 

Dr. Nathaniel West (Dr. West’s father) 

Baby Oliver Whiddon (Jill Klotz’s friend) 

Evelyn Wimberly (Nancy Frampton’s ex-mother-in-law) 

John Young 

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

Last Published: February 24, 2017 6:07 PM