eNews@Morningside August 26, 2014 Edition
Morningside Staff

eNews@Morningside       August 26 - August 31, 2014

August 31, 2014
22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

11 a.m. Worship
Drew Stockstill preaching
"Just Tell Us What To Do"
Texts: Jeremiah 15:15-21; Romans 12:9-21

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 engage in hands-on activities about color and light as follow-up for Blue and Green and Purple, Too! Elementary age children study music in worship while completing children hymnal art. 4th-5th graders are in worship.
12 noon

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When the principles that run against your deepest convictions begin to win the day, then the battle is your calling, and peace has become sin. You must at the price of dearest peace lay your convictions bare before friend and enemy with all the fire of your faith. - Abraham Kuyper

Practices for Cherub and Treble Choirs will begin this 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.).

Join us for a meal this Thursday, August 28, from 5 to 8 p.m. when the food trucks return to our parking lot. Come over for an after-school, after-work dinner with your MPC friends and neighbors.

Morningside's men's group, Theology on Tap, will resume on Tuesday, September 9 at 7 p.m. (note different week of the month due to Labor Day holiday). Ken Sharpe will host (1700 Timberland Road, 30345). RSVP to the church office office@morningsidepc.org.

Many MPC choir members will sing in celebration of Walter Huff's 25 years with The Atlanta Opera in a special Silver Anniversary Concert.  Lynnette Anderson, Keith Blount, Michael Gaare, Jennye Guy, Chris Hawkins, Lara Longsworth Gaare, Megan Mashburn, Brandon Odom, Nadeen Paul, Rebecca Shipley, Trenton Tunnell, Lenna Turner and John Young will participate. Concerts will be performed at Emory University's Schwartz Center for Performing Arts on Friday, September 12, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 14, at 3 p.m., as well as, at Kennesaw State University's School of Music onTuesday, September 16 at 8 p.m. For tickets visit the opera's websitewww.atlantaopera.org. 

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@morningsidepc.org.


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., Kevin Jones, Gayle Jones, Vicky Langford, Philip Marshall, Jan McMahan, Hugh McNeill, Marilyn Neforas, Anne and Nate Reid, Jennifer and Jason Swafford, John Vytal, 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 26, 2014 2:30 PM