eNews@Morningside August 19, 2014 Edition
Morningside Staff

eNews@Morningside       August 19 - August 24, 2014

August 24, 2014
21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

11 a.m. Worship
Baron Mullis preaching
Texts: Psalm 138; Romans 12:1-8

9:45 a.m.
Church School for all ages

Using Paul's letters to look at the issues the early Christians faced, the topic in Room 107 is The First Christians and how we wrestle with many of the same issues today. Dr. Carol Senf continues a discussion of The Psalms in Room 201.   

Preschool children will hear about a loving gift Jesus received from his friend Mary in the story I Love You, Jesus!  
12 noon
Congregational Lunch

1 p.m.
Youth Committee

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Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Last Saturday, the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta concurred unanimously with our call to Drew Stockstill! We begin plans for his installation on September 28.

The first meeting of the Men's Breakfast will be this Wednesday, August 20 in Fellowship Hall from 7 to 8 a.m. There will be breakfast and a Bible study. RSVP to Allen Burke allen_n_burke@hotmail.com. 


Dine-out for ICM tonight, August 19, at Yeah! Burger in Virginia-Highland. The restaurant will donate ten percent of all proceeds to ICM. Please join us from 6 to 10 p.m. to support ICM's work to serve our homeless neighbors.

You are invited to bring a sack lunch and join the growing theology study group meeting in Baron's office this Thursday, August 21 at 12:30 p.m. No preparation is necessary. RSVP to the church officeoffice@morningsidepc.org. 


We always allow for extras, so please join us at the congregational lunch after worship this Sunday, August 24. The menu is: Rib, BBQ chicken and pork sandwiches, baked beans, cole slaw, potato salad, and dessert. Expect a fun, casual, end-of-summer theme, as well as a report from our youth about their summer trips. Suggested donations are $10 adults, $5 children.     


Practices for Cherub and Treble Choirs will begin Wednesday, August 27. Contact Rebecca Shipley rebeccashipley@pop.mindspring.com to let her know of your interest. Older elementary children will be in the Treble Choir (Wednesdays, 4:15 to 5 p.m.), and the younger elementary children will be in the Cherub Choir (Wednesdays, 5 to 5:30 p.m.).

The group will kick off its new season with "Touching Up Our Roots: A Look at the History of the Gay Pride Movement in Atlanta."  We welcome guest speaker Dave Hayward who will discuss the history of Atlanta's Gay Pride movement from its beginnings in 1972. Dave is a co-founder of the non-profit group "Touching Up Our Roots: Georgia's LGBT History Project Initiative."  Dave will be joined by the Reverend Dr. Erin Swenson who has been featured in a documentary produced by the organization. The discussion, including dinner, will be Tuesday, September 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the home of Austin Davis (2546 Haberfield Ct., 30319). All are welcome. RSVP tolgbtandfriends@moningsidepc.org.

It's not to soon to mark off October 17-19 on your calendar and plan to get away to cool and lovely Montreat, NC, for our sixth annual all-church retreat! Each year, it's been an event to remember for the whole family. Sign up today and save $25 per person. The deadline for overall registration is September 21.


Family of Linda and Ann Claire Booker, The Rev. Canon Domenic Ciannella, Jackie Cleveland, Sandra Crawford, Ann Herndon, Finley Holaway, Jane Huff, Kaitlin Andry, Ron and Ann Reggio, Peggy Johnson Smith, Warren Johnson, Sr., Gayle Jones, Vicky Langford, Philip Marshall, Jan McMahan, Hugh McNeill, Marilyn Neforas, Lloyd Prince, Anne and Nate Reid, Jennifer and Jason Swafford, John Vytal, Steve Ware, and Ethel Young.

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

Last Published: August 19, 2014 9:57 AM