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Life@Morningside for January 21, 2018


Life@Morningside for January 21, 2018


WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY 

Welcome to worship at Morningside Presbyterian Church. 

Ms. Emma Neishloss, Associate Pastor-Elect is our preacher, and Rev. Mathew Frease 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. 

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

• At the Passing of the Peace Pre-K/K go to Room 101. 

 

WORSHIP READINESS 

Beginning this morning, we will start a Worship Readiness Class for all elementary children (along with any parents who would like to attend) during the 11 a.m. worship hour. This class will meet on the 1st, 3rd and 4th Sundays through March 18. We will dismiss during the passing of the peace and meet in the Youth Room (Room 107) down the nursery hall. 

 

PICK-A-PAN 

We are looking forward to a new year when we can provide meals for our friends at Clifton Sanctuary Ministries. Join in to help prepare a dinner for the men at the shelter on Saturday, January 27. Pick a pan from the narthex this morning and bring your dish to the shelter by 5:30 p.m. on the 27th. Con-tact Ann Watson (404.273.9515) atwatson@mindspring.com) with questions. 

 

WOMEN’S ROUNDTABLE 

Tomorrow, January 22, we are excited to welcome Ms. Emma Neishloss, new Associate Pastor-Elect, as our speaker. Come for dinner and fellowship at 6:30 p.m. This month’s host is Bobbie McCrackin, 790 Castle Falls Drive, 30329. RSVP to Sarah Brownlee rsbrownlee1046@att.net

 

REGISTER FOR MPP 

Early registration has begun for returning pre-school students, siblings and church members. Registration fee is $100 and the application form is available on our website. Both should be turned in to Director Melinda Sandkam by Friday, Janu-ary 26. Registration opens to the community Thursday, February 1. 

 

TAI CHI 

The Tai Chi 8-week class series began Tuesday, January 16 at 4:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. If you would like to be part of this group, contact Bob Wells at wellscom@comcast.net

 

ARTS SHOWCASE AND CAFE 

You are invited on Saturday, February 3 to Morningside's Arts Showcase and Cafe. Art Gallery and refreshments begin at 5 p.m., fol-lowed by the stellar Cafe performances at 6 p.m. Come and find out who will perform Ste-ven Sondheim, and The Prayer made famous by Andrea Bottcelli. We will have a nine-year-old classical guitarist, a riveting storyteller and art in-cluding paintings, drawings, artwork by our youngest members, and some whimsical knitted dolls. Come and bring the whole family. Light refreshments will be provided. This event is or-ganized by the Worship and Arts Committee. 

 

THEOLOGY ON TAP 

Our next Theology on Tap for the men of the church will be hosted by Peter Cobb on Tuesday, February 6, at 7 p.m. (1150 St. Charles Place, Atlanta, 30306). If you can attend, rsvp to the church office office@morningsidepc.org

 

REBECCA’S TENT 

We provide volunteers (men and women) at Shearith Israel Women’s Shelter, Rebecca’s Tent, as part of our mission outreach program. We have committed to work from Wednesday, February 7 to Sunday, February 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. Please sign up on the Mission Board out-side the church office if you can help. For questions, contact Phyllis Grimes grimes2230@bellsouth.net. We are also collecting $10 gift cards (Walmart and McDonald’s) for Valen-tine gifts for the women through January. 

 

SAVE THE DATE—FEBRUARY 18 

At Fellowship Hour hosted by the deacons, you can learn all the ways you can connect at Morn-ingside and sign up on the spot at the Time and Talent Fair. Leaders of volunteer opportunities and small groups will share information on how you connect, educate, feed and build. There is something for everyone and all are welcome, visitors and members alike. Questions? Contact BoardofDeacons@morningsidepc.org

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO JAMES KLOTZ 

Baron Mullis is in New Jersey this weekend preaching at the Ordination of James Klotz as a minister of Word and Sacrament by the Presby-tery of New Brunswick at the Slackwood Presby-terian Church in Lawrenceville, NJ. James is presently a Ph.D. candidate in Old Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary, and has been under the care of our Session for five years. Prior to seminary, James served on Morningside’s Board of Deacons and was the organizing director of the Handbell Choir. 

 

KNOW YOUR LEADERS 

Each of the elders we elected to Morningside's Session has responsibility for a ministry within the church. Here are their assignments for 2018. More details on subcommittees within the teams may be found on our website under Welcome/ Church Leaders. 

Children and Families Ministries 
Stephanie Libby, Team Leader 

Youth and Families Ministries 
Catherine Fleming, Team Leader 

Facilities Committee 
Dave Mogge, Team Leader 

Finance Committee 
Allen Burke, Team Leader 

Human Resources Committee 
Greg Wolters, Martin Dunlap-Team Leaders 

Discipleship Ministries 
Emilie Paille, Michael Pittman-Team Leaders 

Mission Ministries 
Tony Fishpaw, Nancy Collins-Team Leaders 

Commitment Ministries 
Sarah Beth Gehl, Suzanne MacPherson-Team Leaders 

Evangelism Ministries 
Membership, Marshall Hunter-Team Leader 
Communications, Sarah Tomaka-Team Leader 

Fellowship Ministries 
Sandra Ward, Team Leader 

Worship and the Arts Ministries 
Michael Morgan, Team Leader 

Strategic Planning 
Beth Fain, Team Leader 

When installed, Elder Curt Barrett will become Clerk of Session, Bill Humphries will return as Church Treasurer and Michael Siedschlag will serve as moderator of the Board of Deacons. 

Our elders also fill the roles of officers and trustees of our legal entity, Morningside Presbyterian Church, Inc. 

 

ADULT FAITH DEVELOPMENT 

Jim Martin continues to lead the adult faith development class as we discuss the role of Christians engaging in political and community issues. 

 

CHILDREN 

The children this Sunday learned about Jesus Christ calling the disciples. 

 

THIS WEEK AT MORNINGSIDE 


SUNDAY, JANUARY 21 
MPP Dine Out, Doc Chey’s Morningside Location 

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation 

9:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages 

11 a.m. Worship/Worship Readiness 

12 noon Fellowship 

12:30 p.m. RHO Readers 


MONDAY, JANUARY 22 
MPP Dine Out, Doc Chey’s Morningside Location 

9 a.m. MPP 

1 p.m. Ballet 

6:30 p.m. Women’s Roundtable 

7 p.m. Mandolin Society/Parliamentarians 


TUESDAY, JANUARY 23 
MPP Dine Out, Doc Chey’s Morningside Location 

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, JANUARY 24 

8:15 a.m. Yoga 

9 a.m. MPP 

12 noon One Gray Hair luncheon 

1 p.m. Mini Monets 

7 p.m. MLPA Steering Committee 

7:30 p.m. Chancel Choir 


THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 

9 a.m. MPP 

11 a.m. Yogasculpt 

1 p.m. Playball 

7 p.m. MPP Ladies Wine Night (offsite) 

7:30 p.m. Handbell Choir 


FRIDAY, JANUARY 26 

9 a.m. MPP 

1 p.m. Karate 


SATURDAY, JANUARY 27 

9 a.m. Women’s AA 

5:30 p.m. Clifton Sanctuary Ministries (offsite) 


SUNDAY, JANUARY 28 

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation 

9:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages 

11 a.m. Worship/Worship Readiness 

12 noon Fellowship 

2 p.m. Piano Recital 

3 p.m. Piano Recital Reception 

 

ELDER ON CALL: Catherine Fleming, 404.317.1165 

DEACON ON CALL: Emilee Terry, 314.973.5187 

USHERS: Beth Baer, Curt Barrett, Christopher Crowder, Christian Bromley 

GREETERS: Emilee Terry, Carol Senf, Curt Barrett, Nancy Anderson 

COUNTERS: Richard Brownlee, Sandra Ward 

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION HOSTS: Sandy and Jerry Mashburn 

NURSERY: Kelly Anderson 

TWOS/THREES VOLUNTEER: Allie Roach 

PRE-K AND K: Ibby Bailey and Sue Ballay 

FELLOWSHIP: Adult Faith Development Class (Emilie Paille, coordinator) 

 

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...

Rachel Baldhoff (Mardee Rightmyer’s sister) 

Sue Blouin 

Shirley and Harold Boswell 

Andrew Brady (Gwyn Brady’s brother) 

Richard Breiter (Aaron Shepherd’s grandfather) 

Holly Campbell 

Nancy Cunningham 

Pat Dumbleton (Austin Davis-Selph’s aunt) 

Chuck Fishpaw (Brenda Fishpaw’s son) 

Terri Healey (Ward Howell’s cousin) 

Billy Jones (Melissa Lawson’s father) 

Friends and relatives of Linda Johnson 

Dr. John Kusel (Lester Morris and Baron Mullis’ friend) 

Lange family 

Bebe Libby (Kasey Libby’s mom) 

Jan McMahan 

Ted McMahan 

Alicia Oben 

Ray family 

Bev Reed 

Beth Klotz Von Seggern (Jack Klotz’s sister) 

Marlie Ann Senf 

Kathy Shaw (Mathew Frease’s aunt) 

Kimball Sweatt (Frampton family friend) 

Elaine Tomkinson 

Mary Turner (Sanda Means’ mother) 

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

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

Last Published: January 20, 2018 12:44 PM