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Life@Morningside for September 17, 2017


Life@Morningside for September 17, 2017


WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY 

Welcome to worship at Morningside Presbyterian Church. 

Baron Mullis, Senior Pastor is our preacher and Eliza Smith, Intern, 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. 

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

• Pre-K/K in room 001. 

 

BAPTISM 

This morning Carolina and Ellis Williams, children of Kimberly and Kenneth Williams, will receive the sacrament of baptism. 

 

ONE GRAY HAIR 

 One Gray Hair resumes on Wednesday, September 20 at noon in Fellowship Hall. Our program will be presented by Art Sweum, Sweum Family: Norway to America. Come join us as we enjoy food and each other’s company, as well as an interesting program about one family’s journey to America. Please RSVP to rsbrownlee1046@att.net if you wish to attend. The time is fast approaching and we don’t want you to miss out on this unforgettable experience. Join us for a family friendly experience at Montreat from Friday, October 20 to Sunday, October 22. The Reverend Paul Roberts, President of Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary will be our guest speaker. Please pick up a registration form in the Narthex and return your completed form with an attached check to the office. 

 

PRESCHOOL HAS AN OPENING 

We need our community to spread the word that we have one PreK student opening here at Morningside Presbyterian Preschool. We are seeking to fill this spot as soon as possible. Tell your friends and neighbors that we have an opening for a PreK student in our warm and nurturing program. 

 

DINNER AT EL TACO 

Support the Preschool by eating dinner at El Taco N. Highland on Tuesday, September 26. Be sure to tell El Taco you are with the Preschool as they then give a percentage of the evening’s profits to the school’s programs. 

 

PICK-A-PAN FOR CLIFTON SHELTER 

Join in to help prepare a dinner for the men at Clifton Shelter on Saturday, September 23. Please Pick-a-Pan from the Narthex. Contact Ann Watson at 404.273.9515 or atwatson@mindspring.com if you have any questions. We have a great time sharing the evening with these men, however, it is not necessary for you to stay. 

 

MEALS ON WHEELS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED 

We are in need of one or more volunteers for midday Meals on Wheels delivery in our Morningside -Virginia Highland neighborhood. The route takes about one hour or less, depending on traffic. Pick up is at First Presbyterian Church in Midtown. If you would like to volunteer (or if you already volunteer and would be willing to take another day), please contact Sarah Brownlee at 404-876-3572 or rsbrownlee1046@att.net. The open days are first Fridays. 

 

SUPPORT INTOWN WITH FUN

Join us for a great evening of bbq, brews, and music on Tuesday, October 3 at the new Monday Night Brewing facility in the West End. Tickets are now available for $25, which gets you free beer, BBQ from Sweet Auburn BBQ, and live music. Stop by anytime between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. for a great time with all proceeds supporting Intown. For additional information please contact Melissa Lerner at melissahlerner@gmail.com

 

MORNINGSIDE MINGLE 

Hopefully you’ll be with us at the Morningside Mingle! The deacons invite you to come enjoy fellowship with new and old Morningside friends at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 7 at the home of Tish and Charles Woolley for this year’s Morningside Mingle. Food and drinks will be provided. This event is for adults only. There will be an email invitation sent through Paperless Post. Please let one of the deacons know if you don't receive it! Please RSVP via the invite by October 7. 

 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR OCTOBER 8! 

Please plan to stay after service on Sunday, October 8 for the presentation of Morningside’s 3 year Strategic Plan, 2018-2020. The presentation will include insights and learnings from the congregational survey and will share prioritized initiatives identified from congregational input throughout the past months. The presentation will immediately follow the 8:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. services. 

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED 

We are in need of volunteers Saturday, October 14 from 10 a.m. -1 p.m. at Intown Collaborative Ministry to distribute food to homeless and food-insecure neighbors in our area. If you have volunteered in the past, feel free to arrive as late as 10:30 a.m. since you will know the routine. The pantry is located at McIver Hall beside Druid Hills Presbyterian Church, 1026 Ponce de Leon Ave, 30306 near the corner of Highland and Ponce. Please contact Laura Ulep at lauraulep@gmail.com or Nancy Collins at ncollins0209@gmail.com 678-634-4572 if you are interested in helping. 

 

Faith Development at Morningside 

Next Sunday, organist Michael Morgan will lead the class, exploring the first “generation” of singing in worship (1500-1700), look at some of the original books of Psalms, and sing a number of examples. 

 

Faith Formation for Families 

Join other parents in this class facilitated and resourced by Rev. Beth Waltemath and Mardee Rightmeyer as we discuss the challenges and joys of raising children with gratitude, compassion and faith. 

 

THIS WEEK AT MORNINGSIDE 


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation 

9:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages 

11 a.m. Worship/ Baptism 

12 noon Fellowship 

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

6 p.m. Youth Group 


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 

8 a.m. Spanish 

9 a.m. MPP 

12 noon. Arts and Crafts Guild 

1 p.m. Ballet 

2 p.m. Cooking Guild 

6 p.m. Cooking Guild 

7 p.m. Mandolin Society/ Session 


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 

9 a.m. MPP 

11 a.m. Yoga 

1 p.m. CrossFit 

2:15 p.m. Parkinson’s Tai Chi 

4:30 p.m. Tai Chi 

6:30 p.m. Weight Watchers 


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 

7 a.m. Men’s breakfast (offsite) 

8:15 a.m. Yoga 

9 a.m. MPP 

12 noon. One Gray Hair 

1 p.m. Mini Monets 

6 p.m. Children’s Choir 

7:30 p.m. Chancel Choir 


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 

9 a.m. MPP 

11 a.m. Yogasculpt 

12:30 p.m. Poetry Group 

1 p.m. Playball 

6 p.m. Night Yoga 

7:30 p.m. Handbell Choir 


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 

8:15 a.m. Spanish 

9 a.m. MPP 

1 p.m. Karate 


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 

9 a.m. Women’s AA Meeting 

5:30 p.m. Clifton Sanctuary 


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation 

9:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages 

11 a.m. Worship 

12 noon Fellowship 

 

WOMEN’S ROUNDTABLE 

On Monday, September 25, we’re delighted Mardee Rightmyer, Director of Children’s Ministries, is our speaker. She will talk about plans for the year ahead and the reasons behind these plans. Come for dinner and fellowship at 6:30 p.m. This month’s host is Sanda Means, 1071 McLynn Avenue NE 30306. RSVP to rsbrownlee1046@att.net

 

ELDER ON CALL: Catherine Fleming 

DEACON ON CALL: Joe Brady 

USHERS: Curt Barrett, Christian Bromley, Christopher Crowder, Jill Klotz 

GREETERS: Nancy Collins, Sanda and Bill Means 

COUNTERS: Marshall Hunter, Richard Brownlee 

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION HOST: Cindy Humphries 

NURSERY: TBD 

TWOS/THREES VOLUNTEER: Claire Burke 

PRE-K AND K: Sarah Beth and Tom Gehl 

FELLOWSHIP: Deacons - Joe Brady 

 

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 

Andrew Brady (Gwyn Brady’s brother) 

Fairleigh family 

Chuck Fishpaw (Brenda Fishpaw’s son) 

Walter Gilbert (Patrick Gilbert’s father) 

Ann Herndon (Will Herndon’s mother) 

Billy Jones (Melissa Lawson’s father) 

Friends and relatives of Linda Johnson 

JoAnn and Terry Kearns 

Betty Lynn Lambert 

Lange family 

Nancy McCarthy (Jeanne McCarthy’s sister) 

Jan McMahan 

Ted McMahan 

Ann Moore (Lester Morris’ aunt) 

Skip Moore and Susan Nelson (Lester Morris’ cousin) 

Brandon Odom 

Lin Parker (Nancy Coomes’ friend) 

Ray family 

Bev Reed 

Beth Klotz Von Seggern (Jack Klotz’s sister) 

Marlie Ann Senf 

Myra Shore 

Kimball Sweatt (Frampton family friend) 

Mary Turner (Sanda Means’ mother) 

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: September 14, 2017 11:34 PM