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Life@Morningside for May 14, 2017


Life@Morningside for May 14, 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, and Beth Waltemath, Associate for Mission and Faith Development are our liturgists. 

• 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 grade in room 003. 

 

CHRISTIAN SYMPATHY 

Our deepest sympathy is extended to Richard Ezell and Michael Morgan on the passing of Richard's mother, Theda Cawthon Ezell, on Monday, May 8 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Her funeral will be on Friday, May 12 in Siloam Springs. Let us keep Richard and Michael in our prayers during this time of mourning. 

 

MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR DICK STACK 

The service of Commital for Dick Stack will be held at the National Cemetery in Canton, GA on May 26th at 11:15. All are welcome and invited to attend. Please let Jane know of your intentions at 404-202-0844 so she may make appropriate arrangements. 

 

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED 

Volunteers are needed to transport our refugee family to and from church weekly. 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. 

 

CALLING ALL COOKS 

If you are interested in starting a Cooking Guild, please contact Susan Oder susanoder@gmail.com. Whether you are a baker or soup maker, we have a place for you! When we know who is interested, we will schedule a meeting to discuss organization and plans. Come and join us! Lots of fun to be had and remembered. 

 

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

 

LETTERS COMING YOUR WAY 

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

 

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

 

WHO’S AWESOME? YOU’RE AWESOME! 

We extend a special thank you to Sarah Tomaka, who has led our children’s programs since September. 

 

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 continue our series on Reinhold Niebur, a post-war theologian with contemporary appeal, favored by President Obama. Be sure to join us! 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

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

We are in need of volunteers Saturday, June 10 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 next to Druid Hills Presbyterian Church near the corner of N. Highland and Ponce. Please contact Laura Ulep lauraulep@gmail.com or Nancy Collins ncollins0209@gmail.com if you are interested in helping. 

 

Faith Development at Morningside 

ADULT 

Next week Peter Cobb will facilitate a discussion of Reinhold Niebuhr’s place in American history and our own understanding of theology in the public sphere. 

CHILDREN 

We Can Tell the Good News About Jesus! Tabitha was a woman who lived in Joppa. She helped her community with selfless acts and she was very creative. We are called to be saints like Tabitha – giving all to make life better for people. Acts 9:36-43 

 

THIS WEEK AT MORNINGSIDE 


SUNDAY, MAY 14 

8:45 a.m. Second Sunday Worship 

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

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

12 noon Fellowship 


MONDAY, MAY 15 

9 a.m. MPP 

12 noon Arts and Crafts Guild 

7 p.m. Session 


TUESDAY, MAY 16 

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 


WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 

7 a.m. Men’s Breakfast (offsite) 

9 a.m. MPP 

10:30 a.m. Dobbs Reading 

12 p.m. ICM Board Meeting 

7 p.m. Wells Knitting Group 

7:30 p.m. Chancel Choir 


THURSDAY, MAY 18 

9 a.m. MPP 

11 a.m. Fun with Weights 

12:30 p.m. Third Thursday Theological Throwdown 

7 p.m. Girl Scouts/Youth Council Meeting 

7:30 p.m. Handbell Choir 


FRIDAY, MAY 19 

9 a.m. MPP 

11 a.m. PreK Graduation 


SATURDAY, MAY 20 

9 a.m. Women’s AA Meeting 


SUNDAY, MAY 21 

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation 

9:45 a.m. Faith Development 

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

12 noon Fellowship 

12:30 p.m. Young Adult Luncheon/RHO Readers 

 

Everyone is invited to a special intergenerational Pentecost activity on Sunday, June 4 at 9:45 a.m. when we will experience the joy and chaos of that first Pentecost celebration. ALL AGES are invited! Weather permitting, we will be outside. If it rains, we will use several classrooms to add to the chaos (controlled, of course!). This will be your chance to experience the hands-on learning style of our new DCM! 

 

ELDER ON CALL: Catherine Fleming 

DEACON ON CALL: Leslie Prince 

USHERS: Brenda Fishpaw, Kathy Bremer, Rhonda McIntosh, Sandra Ward 

GREETERS: Gail Kitchens, Curt Barrett, Nancy Collins 

COUNTERS: Emilie Paille and Sandra Ward 

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION HOST: The Children’s Ministry 

NURSERY VOLUNTEERS: Betsy Holland 

TWOS/THREES VOLUNTEER: Tish Woolley 

PRE-K AND K: Charles Woolley and Laura Strong 

1ST - 3RD GRADE: Sue Ballay 

SUNDAY SCHOOL SUPERVISOR: Sarah Tomaka 

FELLOWSHIP: Chancel Choir 

 

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) 

Richard Ezell 

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 

Michael Morgan 

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) 

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 15, 2017 11:35 PM