eNews@Morningside March 18, 2014 Edition
Morningside Staff

eNews@Morningside       March 18  - March 23, 2014

March 23, 2014
Third Sunday of Lent

11 a.m.  Worship/Cherub Choir Singing

Baron Mullis preaching
"Water in the Wilderness"
Texts:  Exodus 17:1-7; Romans 5:1-11

9:30 a.m.
Coffee and Conversation 

9:45 a.m.
Church School for All Ages

John Calvin: The Man, The Pastor and The Church He Influenced
Through April 13 Peter Cobb, Peter Tuuk, Aaron Pratt, Baron Mullis and George Stroup will lead a class exploring the 16th century Reformer and his ministry that transformed the church. The class will use Dr. George Stroup's book, Calvin, as a guide. Any and all are welcome to join the class in Room 201 at 9:45 a.m.      

The story I Love You Jesus! introduces Preschool children to a special gift that Mary gave Jesus. Elementary aged classes will study The Last Supper and learn that Jesus celebrates the Passover with his disciples and gives new meaning to their sharing the cup and bread.
12 noon

5 p.m.
Youth Group  

Find a complete list of our church officers and staff at: http://www.morningsidepc.org/leaders


Seeing that a Pilot steers the ship in which we sail, who will never allow us to perish even in the midst of shipwrecks, there is no reason why our minds should be overwhelmed with fear and overcome with weariness. - John Calvin  


The group will welcome guest speaker Kathleen Womack to discuss Financial and Legal Planning for same-gender couples tonight, March 18 at 7 p.m. The discussion, including dinner, will be in Fellowship Hall and all are welcome. RSVP to lgbtandfriends@morningsidepc.org.


Atlanta's had real winter and false spring so far this year, but the vernal equinox happens in March in 2014 just as it always does. You're invited to join a group of ready-for-spring Morningsiders on a trip to Gibbs Garden in north Georgia to see the - literally - millions of daffodils in bloom this Saturday, March 22. Contact Melinda Sandkam msandkam@morningsidepc.org or Sarah Brownleersbrownlee1046@att.net if you are interested in going.


This Sunday, March 23, the Georgia Marathon begins at 7 a.m. and will start and finish at Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta with runners heading through some of the most noteworthy and historic areas in Atlanta including Piedmont Park. Visit http://www.usroadsports.com/Signature/Georgia/default.taf?_function=searchfor a course map and more information about road closures before leaving for church this Sunday.


We welcome members and friends for dinner at 6:30 p.m. next Monday, March 24.  Our speaker is Rosie Hightower, founder of House of Hope, a Christ-centered recovery home for women who are struggling with addictions, codependency, homelessness and abuse.  We meet at Lynn Young's (277 The Prado, 30309). Please RSVP to Sarah Brownlee rsbrownlee1046@att.net.


MPC and MPP are partnering to collect diapers (all sizes), baby wipes and gently used spring and summer clothing for children, infant through 5 years old, for Our House, the preschool in Decatur which serves families facing homelessness. Place your items in baskets in the Welcome Center and the Preschool entrance through March 28.


Our annual spring Habitat build continues. Sign up on the mission bulletin board to build on one of the remaining Saturdays (March 22, 29 and April 5). Contact shepherd Lynsley Tyler with questions lynsley@bellsouth.net.

Spend an evening On Tapa The World while feasting with The Burger Truck,just to name two.  Bring your appetite to the MPC parking lot on Thursday, March 27 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and enjoy a tasty supper (that YOU don't have to cook!), and hang out with your friends and neighbors.  This has become a great event, and we welcomed approximately 1000 people during the three evenings that we hosted the food trucks last fall.  We'll see you there!

Experience dinner, theater and murder on Saturday, April 12!  An informal group of fans of "Downton Abbey" are organizing an evening out to see this spoof presented by Agatha's Mystery Theater.  The all-inclusive price of $70 even covers the tip! To learn more, contact Jill Klotz wageworth@aol.com. Shows sell out, so we need your response by this coming Saturday, March 22.

Spring is around the corner and so are the Braves! We've got 20 tickets for the opening home stand on Sunday, April 13 at 1:30 p.m. Tickets cost $14 and are in section 413, rows two and three. Parking lot passes available for $10. Find Jack Klotz or Katherine Johnston kecjohnston@gmail.com for your tickets!


Marie Barr, Jean Clark, Jackie Cleveland, Karen Cox, Ann Herndon, Finley Holaway, Jane Huff, Kaitlin Andry, Ron and Ann Reggio, Peggy Johnson Smith, Warren Johnson, Sr. and Sharon Foote, Gayle Jones, The family of Holly Klotz, Vicky Langford, Jan McMahan, Philip Marshall, Anne and Nate Reid, Jennifer and Jason Swafford, John Vytal, Steve Ware, and Katrina Weis. 

More Information
For more information about these events, please contact the church office at 404.876.7396 or office@morningsidepc.org

Last Published: March 19, 2014 11:31 AM