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Life@Morningside for March 26, 2017


Life@Morningside for March 26, 2017


WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY 

Welcome to worship at Morningside Presbyterian Church. 

Dr. John Blevins is our preacher, Anna Miles, Candidate for Ministry 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/K are in room 001. 

• 1st through 3rd are in room 003. 

• 4th through 5th are in room 005. 

 

CHRISTIAN SYMPATHY 

Our deepest sympathy is extended to Rev. Beth Waltemath and her family on the passing of her grandmother, Harriet Foley, on Tuesday, March 21 in Nashville, Tennessee. Let us keep the Waltemath-Lewicki family in our prayers during this time of mourning. 

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED 

Volunteers are needed to transport our refugee family to and from church each week. Bienfait and his family live in Clarkston, only 20-25 minutes from church, and wish to become members. The only requirement is to have a car with three seat belts in the back. To volunteer or for questions please contact Katye Watts at katyemae@gmail.com and she will direct you to the SignUp Genius website. 

 

RUNNING OF THE EGGS 

It’s time 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. You can pick up bags of empty eggs in the narthex, fill and return them or bring new filled eggs to the containers in the narthex. No nuts please! To volunteer please contact Sarah Tomaka sarah.tomaka@gmail.com. Even if you don’t have children, you won’t want to miss this. 

 

ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING 

Presbyterians have a history of working together to build a more just, resilient, and sustainable future. We will take a special offering on Palm Sunday. When you give to One Great Hour of Sharing, you are supporting the gifts and talents of people and communities all over the world. 

 

WOMEN’S ROUNDTABLE 

On Monday, March 27 our speaker will be Beth Waltemath, presenting a special Lenten program. Members and friends are invited for dinner and fellowship at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Sanda Means, 1071 McLynn Avenue 30306. RSVP to Sarah Brownlee rsbrownlee1046@att.net

 

DINE AT EL TACO 

Need an easy and fun dinner? Come out to eat at El Taco on N. Highland on Tuesday, March 28! Be sure to tell them you are there to support MPP and we will get 20% of the proceeds. 

 

CORO VOCATI CONCERT 

Coro Vocati, a professional choral ensemble, will sing at Morningside Presbyterian Church Saturday evening, April 8 beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets at the door are $20.00. This group, accompanied by Jonathan Crutchfield, sang at MPC to rave acclaim last year. Bring friends with you to hear this stellar Atlanta-based choral ensemble. 

 

HABITAT BUILD 

If you are 16 years or older please visit atlantahabitat.volunteerhub.com to volunteer to help build a house for the Valdez family. 

 

THEOLOGY ON TAP 

Our next Theology on Tap will be hosted by Peter Cobb on Tuesday, April 4 at 7 p.m. Peter and Carolyn are at 1150 St. Charles Place, Atlanta, GA 30306. 

 

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS 

We are in need of volunteers Saturday, April 8 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Intown Collaborative Ministry pantry to distribute food to homeless and in-need folks in our area. The pantry is located at McIver Hall beside Druid Hills Presbyterian Church near the corner of Highland and Ponce. Please contact Laura Ulep lauraulep@gmail.com or Nancy Collins ncollins0209@gmail.com if you are interested in helping. 

 

SPRING FLING 

Plan to bring the children in your lives out for lots of fun at the Preschool Spring Fling 10 a.m. -1 p.m. on Saturday, April 22. New special features this year include a Grill Off in honor of our 15th Anniversary. Pre-purchase $15 tickets for tastings by our best grill masters! Prize Drawing tickets will also be available for purchase a few Sundays before Spring Fling. Buy your tickets from preschool students and alumni for a chance to win a classroom basket with many themes. If you don’t have little ones to bring out for the petting zoo, bouncies and more, then sign up today to support this fundraiser with an hour and a half of your time: set up 8:30 a.m. -10 a.m., event shifts 10 a.m. -11:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m. or clean up 1 p.m. -2:30 p.m. Contact Preschool Parent and MPC Member Kimberly Williams kew0412@gmail.com to sign up today. 

 

ICM’S ANNUAL ARTS & EATS FUNDRAISER 

Come out and enjoy auctions, games, entertainment, live music, a buffet dinner and more on Sunday, April 30 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Additional information is located in the narthex. 

 

TICK TOCK! 

The time is running out to make your opinions about the future of Morningside Presbyterian known. Today is the final day to spend 15 minutes or so on-line filling out the Congregational Assessment Tool (CAT) at our website, www.morningsidepc.org

 

NYUMBANI PROGRAM 

As part of our ongoing partnership with the Nyumbani Program in Kenya, Morningside is gathering supplies for young women and young men (ages 12-21) in Nyumbani’s Lea Toto Program. Throughout the month of April, you are invited to bring the following materials: 

•  School supplies, especially pens, pencils, or erasers. Please do not bring paper or notebooks as the standard paper size in Kenya is A4 and our letter-sized paper (8½ x 11”) will not be accepted for school assignments. 

•  Clothes for adolescents and young adults 

•  Paperback books 

Please place the materials in the boxes in the vestibule. 

 

Faith Development at Morningside 

ADULT CLASS 

Next week, Beth Waltemath will continue to lead us in a Lenten series focused on practice-based Christianity by looking at key figures in contemplative Christianity from the Bible, Medieval saints, and contemporary theologians. 

CHILDREN 

Jesus shows love! Jesus prayed to God in the garden of Gethsemane while his disciples slept. Today we will focus on teaching children about the importance of prayer. Matthew 26:31-58 

 

THIS WEEK AT MORNINGSIDE 


SUNDAY, MARCH 26 

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation 

9:45 a.m. Faith Development 

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

12 noon. Fellowship 

5 p.m. Youth Group 


MONDAY, MARCH 27 

9 a.m. MPP 

1 p.m. Ballet for Preschoolers 

6:30 p.m. Women’s Roundtable 

7 p.m. Mandolin Society/ Parliamentarians 


TUESDAY, MARCH 28 

9 a.m. MPP 

11 a.m. Yoga 

1 p.m. Mini Monets 

2:15 p.m. Parkinson’s Tai Chi 

4:30 p.m. Tai Chi 

5 p.m. Dine Out at El Taco (MPP) 

6:30 p.m. Weight Watchers 


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29 

8:15 a.m. Children’s Yoga 

9 a.m. MPP 

1 p.m. Music for Preschoolers 

5:45 p.m. Children’s Choir 

7:30 p.m. Chancel Choir 


THURSDAY, MARCH 30 

9 a.m. MPP 

11 a.m. Fun with Weights 

1 p.m. Playball 

6 p.m. Night Yoga 

7:30 p.m. Handbell Choir 


FRIDAY, MARCH 31 

9 a.m. MPP 

9:30 a.m. Creative Movement 

1 p.m. Karate 


SATURDAY, APRIL 1 

9 a.m. Women’s AA Meeting 


SUNDAY, APRIL 2 

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation 

9:45 a.m. Faith Development/Confirmation 

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

12 noon. Fellowship 

 

Grill Off April 22 

We hope that you will bring kids to Spring Fling, but even if you don’t have kids to bring, we invite you to buy a ticket for our 15th Anniversary Grill Off. A $15 ticket buys you tastings from each one of our grill contestants! We will only sell 100 tickets, so buy your tickets from one of our students or alumni on next few Sundays and plan to come by for a delicious lunch on Saturday, April 22. 

 

ELDER ON CALL: Marshall Hunter 

DEACON ON CALL: Leslie Prince 

USHERS: Callie and David Stewart, Stephanie and Kasey Libby 

GREETERS: Sanda Means, Cindy and Bill Humphries 

COUNTERS: Martin Dunlap and Richard Brownlee 

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION HOST: Sandy Ryan 

NURSERY VOLUNTEERS: Kim and Anna Nuckols 

TWOS/THREES VOLUNTEER: Tish Woolley 

PRE-K AND K: Emily O’Brien and Emily Hylton 

1ST - 3RD GRADE: Kelly Anderson and Becky Schreiber 

4TH - 5TH GRADE: Carolyn Morton and Leslie Prince 

FELLOWSHIP: Deacons - Emilee Terry 

 

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 

Patricia Boyko 

Joe Brady 

Ann Coffey (Sarah Beth Gehl’s mother) 

Sandra Fortson 

Tim Gargis 

Walter Gilbert (Patrick Gilbert’s father) 

Kat Harris (Eric Harris’ mother) 

Ann Herndon (Will Herndon’s mother) 

Billy Jones (Melissa Lawson’ father) 

Friends and relatives of Linda Johnson 

Klotz family 

Betty Lynn Lambert 

Jan McMahan 

Ted McMahan 

Lin Parker (Nancy Coomes’ friend) 

Ray family 

Bev Reed 

Carlene Sauer (Kasey and Stephanie Libby’s family) 

Beth Klotz Von Seggern (Jack Klotz’s sister) 

Marlie Ann Senf 

Myra Shore (Lester Morris’ cousin) 

Carol and Bill Southwood 

Mary Turner (Sanda Means’ mother) 

Waltemath-Lewicki family 

Wells family 

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

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: March 25, 2017 1:59 PM