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Life@Morningside for May 7, 2017


Life@Morningside for May 7, 2017


WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY 

Welcome to worship at Morningside Presbyterian Church. 

Baron Mullis, Senior Pastor, is our preacher and Sarah Are, Interim Director of Youth Ministries, 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 5th grade remain in worship. 

 

OUR DAILY BREAD 

Pick up a copy of June-July’s Our Daily Bread today in the Welcome Center. This book is a fabulous read that helps you get through the day with enticing stories, scriptures and prayers. 

 

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED 

Volunteers are needed to transport our refugee family to and from church weekly. Bienfait and his family live in Clarkston, and wish to become members. The only requirement is to have a car with three seat belts in the back. To volunteer please contact Katye Watts katyemae@gmail.com and she will direct you to the Sign Up Genius website. 

 

CONGREGATIONAL LUNCH TODAY 

Today we will kick off our first congregational lunch of the year which benefits our Youth Mission. We will have a wonderful lunch supplied by Zoe’s Kitchen – Chicken and Steak Kabobs, Chicken and Steak Rollups, Grilled Potato Salad, Marinated Slaw, Hummus and Pimento Cheese with Pita. DESSERT Auction! Join us after service. 

 

LETTERS COMING YOUR WAY 

Please be on the lookout! Bill Humphries, our church treasurer, is sending a letter to all members concerning our capital campaign. We are in the home stretch and need everyone onboard for a successful finish. 

 

WEDDING BELLS HAVE RUNG! 

Congratulations to Jeanne McCarthy and Emilie Paille! Celebrating more than 30 years together, they were married on Saturday, April 29th. 

 

CELEBRATE MOMS 

Join MPC’s Children’s Ministries for a celebration of moms on Sunday, May 14. We will have a social gathering on the patio from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. complete with flowers, sweet treats, and photos. Whether you attend our Second Sunday @8:45 or the 11 a.m. service, you are welcome to enjoy the fun. We look forward to seeing you there. 

 

ONE GRAY HAIR 

Can you guess what the one food item is that Americans can’t escape? If your first thought was cheese then you’re 100% correct. One Gray Hair will bring you a program about cheese on Wednesday, May 10 at noon in Fellowship Hall. Come out for a splendid event. Kindly RSVP to the Brownlees, rsbrownlee1046@att.net

 

POETRY GROUP 

Do you love poetry as much as we do? Join our poetry group here at Morningside on Thursday, May 11 at 12:30 p.m. in Baron’s office. Be sure to RSVP to the church office, office@morningsidepc.org

 

MPC COUPLES 

You won’t want to miss our next MPC Couples get-together Friday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at Susan and Tom Oder’s. Their home is at 1334 Old Johnson Ferry Rd. NE, Atlanta 30319. Fried chicken is on the menu. Please bring a side, appetizer or dessert and beverage of choice. RSVP to KathydayBremer@gmail.com

 

READING AT DOBBS 

We all know that reading to a child is good thing because it promotes healthy basic speech skills and academic excellence. By reading to a child at Dobbs Elementary school you are creating a bond and enhancing the academic growth of our future generation. If you are interested in reading to a child at Dobbs Elementary school on Wednesday, May 17 please contact Leslieprince@comcast.net or Tamaranix@yahoo.com 

 

JOIN YOGA! 

Yogasculpt is a unique blend of yoga poses, body sculpting using small weights, stretch, and dance set to upbeat music. Join our class! Contact Pam Sharpe, yogapam@bellsouth.net for questions or concerns. 

 

FAMILY HIKE

Mark your calendars for a family-friendly hike at Sweetwater Creek on Saturday, May 20. More information to come from Elizabeth Sommerfeld, elizabethsommerfeld@gmail.com and Children’s Ministry. 

 

ADULT FAITH DEVELOPMENT

Today we began our series on Reinhold Niebur, a post-war theologian with contemporary appeal, favored by President Obama. Be sure to join us for the next two classes. Faith Development will take a break on May 28 and June 4. If you are interested in our adult offerings, please contact Beth Waltemath, bethwaltemath@morningsidepc.org, or Emilie Paille, ewpaille@gmail.com

 

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

This summer we will show our children how to “discover their strength in God” for four fun-filled days, June 12-15. Sign your children up by May 11 in order to enjoy the early bird cost of $25. The cost rises to $40 beginning May 12. Registration ends on May 26. Your help will make VBS a success by creating décor, setting up, helping during the week and break down. We also need items to be donated. For questions contact Amanda Lewis (amandaslewis4@gmail.com) or Emily Hylton (ehylton77@gmail.com). To register, volunteer, or donate please visit https://2017.cokesburyvbs.com/morningsidepresbyterianchurch

 

BECOME A MEMBER

Membership makes a statement that as a Christian, you are identifying with our local body of believers and are committed to the unity and work that God is doing here at Morningside. If you would like to join our congregation please contact Baron.mullis@morningsidepc.org

 

Faith Development at Morningside 

ADULT 

Professor of Ethics at Emory University Ellen Ott Marshall will be our guest speaker next week. She will speak on the political theology of Reinhold Niebuhr. For our series on Reinhold Niebuhr on May 14, and 21st we will meet at 9:30am sharp. 

CHILDREN 

We Can Tell the Good News About Jesus! Peter and John were disciples who bravely went out to help others. In today’s lesson, they healed a man, but got in trouble for it. Acts 3:1-4:22 

 

THIS WEEK AT MORNINGSIDE 


SUNDAY, MAY 7 

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation 

9:45 a.m. Faith Development Class 

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

12 noon Congregational Lunch 

5 p.m. Youth Committee Meeting 


MONDAY, MAY 8 

9 a.m. MPP 

4:30 p.m. Ballet Recital 

7 p.m. MLPA 


TUESDAY, MAY 9 

9 a.m. MPP 

11 a.m. Yoga 

2:15 p.m. Parkinson’s Tai Chi 

4:30 p.m. Tai Chi 

6:30 p.m. Weight Watchers 

7 p.m. Preschool Committee Meeting 


WEDNESDAY, MAY 10 

9 a.m. MPP 

12 p.m. One Gray Hair 

7 p.m. Wells Knitting Group 

7:30 p.m. Chancel Choir 


THURSDAY, MAY 11 

9 a.m. MPP 

11 a.m. Fun with Weights 

12:30 p.m. Poetry Group 

6 p.m. Night Yoga 


FRIDAY, MAY 12 

9 a.m. MPP 

7 p.m. MPC Couples Group (Offsite) 


SATURDAY, MAY 13 

9 a.m. Women’s AA Meeting 


SUNDAY, MAY 14 

8:45 a.m. Second Sunday Worship 

9:45 a.m. Faith Development Class/ Celebrate Moms 

11 a.m. Worship/Children’s Sunday School (PreK-3rd) 

12 noon Fellowship 

 

NIGHT AT THE THEATRE 

Horizon Theatre’s production on May 16 is a benefit performance for Casa Materna, a birthing center in the poorest region of Guatemala. Casa is a mission supported by the Presbytery and our church. How to Use a Knife takes place in a New York kitchen with undocumented workers, a chef who gets into the wine a bit too regularly, and “grinding suspense”. Meet at Horizon at 7:30 for a pre-performance reception. Tickets are $25 of which $20 will go to the Casa. You can get them from Julie Green greenjulie72@gmail.com or click on the link below and enter the promo code CMAS (Casa Materna Ana Sayre). http://tickets.horizontheatre.com/single/SelectSeating.aspx?p=107821

 

ELDER ON CALL: Greg Wolters 

DEACON ON CALL: Tish Woolley 

USHERS: Jill Klotz, Curt Barrett, Kaitlyn and Brad Strickland 

GREETERS: Lisa Ladds, Sanda and Bill Means 

COUNTERS: Marshall Hunter and Lynsley Tyler 

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION HOST: Lynn Young 

NURSERY VOLUNTEERS: Ame Frease 

TWOS/THREES VOLUNTEER: Laura Ulep 

PRE-K AND K: Claire Burke and Sarah Beth Gehl 

1ST - 5TH GRADE: Remain in worship 

SUNDAY SCHOOL SUPERVISOR: Charles Woolley 

FELLOWSHIP: Spring 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...

Bradway family 

Sue Blouin 

Patricia Boyko 

Joe Brady 

Ann Coffey (Sarah Beth Gehl’s mother) 

Theda Ezell (Richard Ezell’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’s 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 

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 

Woolley 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: May 5, 2017 6:28 PM