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eNews@Morningside October 27, 2015 Edition
Morningside Staff

 

eNews@Morningside      October 27 - November 1, 2015




November 1, 2015
11 a.m. Worship with Communion and Baptism
All Saints' Sunday 

Baron Mullis preaching the homily
"From Here to Eternity"
Texts: Revelations 21:1-6a

9:30 a.m.
Coffee and Conversation

9:45 a.m.
Faith Development Class

ADULT
This Sunday, October 25 the class continues the series on idolatry led by Dr. George Stroup, Emeritus Professor of Theology at Columbia Theological Seminary. This class will meet in Room 201 at 9:45 a.m.
 
12 noon
Fellowship

2 p.m. 
Eagle Scout Ceremony

4:30 p.m. 
Middle School Youth 

5:30 p.m. 
Youth Games and Dinner

6:30 p.m. 
High School Youth 
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SAVE THE DATE! 
November 15 is an important date in the history of Morningside Presbyterian Church. This year, on that date, MPC will celebrate its 90th anniversary! We will commemorate the special day with a Worship Service and Celebration Luncheon highlighting our congregation's past, present and future. Please mark your calendars for November 15 - we hope you'll join us!

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DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, November 1. We "fall back" and gain an extra hour of sleep. Be sure to set your clocks back one hour before going to bed Saturday, October 31.


 


 

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK
A god who let us prove his existence would be an idol. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer 
 
MITTEN TREE COLLECTION FOR OUR HOUSE THROUGH OCTOBER 30
Our annual collection of new mittens, gloves, hats and scarves for the children at Our House is in full swing! Gently used coats and sweaters may be donated. Hang your gifts on the Mitten Tree in the preschool alcove throughout the month  or place them in the welcome center baskets. Our House is a Decatur child care and support center that serves children/families facing homelessness.

INQUIRERS' AND NEW MEMBERS' CLASS...If you have been considering joining Morningside Presbyterian, there will be an opportunity to learn more about MPC this Sunday, November 1 at 9:45 a.m. in the Session Room.  Next Sunday, November 8, those who choose to do so may join the New Members Class (also in the Session Room) where at the conclusion of the class you will meet with the Session of the church and be received into membership.  For more information and to RSVP for the classes, contact Baron Mullis baron.mullis@morningsidepc.org.

THANKSGIVING GATHERING
Join us in the Fellowship Hall next Monday, November 3, 5:30-6:45 p.m., for dinner and fun activities for the children. Please bring a non-perishable donation to help kickoff our food drive for the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Volunteers and dinner reservations are needed. To do either, please contact Lisa Ladds lisaladds@gmail.com or Julie Brow juliebrowatl@gmail.com
THEOLOGY ON TAP
The upcoming meeting of Morningside's men's group, Theology on Tap, will be hosted by John Watson next Tuesday, November 3, at 7 p.m. (1397 Harvard Road, Atlanta, 30306). RSVP to the church office office@morningsidepc.org.

LISTENING SESSIONS
In anticipation of new programming in Children's Ministry, Sarah Kate and the Transition Committee would like an opportunity to hear from the congregation. Please join us for a Listening Session on one of three dates: November 11, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Room 201; November 17, 9:15-10:15 a.m. in the Session Room; or December 7, 7-8 p.m. in the Session Room. Refreshments and childcare will be provided at each session, but please let us know you will be there at sarahkate@morningsidepc.org

IT'S A PARTY! MORNINGSIDE MINGLE 
Mix and mingle, get to know our newest members at this adults-only party on Saturday, November 14. The Board of Deacons invite you to a special evening hosted by Tony and Kent. The party will be at 1368 Northview Avenue, 30306, from 6 to 8 p.m. Food and beverages will be provided, so all you have to bring is yourself (leave the kids at home). Let the church office office@morningsidepc.orgknow by November 7 if you plan on being there. Early RSVPs appreciated.

CHRISTMAS PAGEANT
On Sunday, December 13 at 5 p.m. in the Sanctuary, the children will perform the story of the very first Christmas. Registration forms are now available outside the sanctuary and the church office. Forms are due back by  November 4. We need lots of help from volunteers for the set, costumes, and more! Please contact sarahkate@morningsidepc.org to help out. 

PRAYER LIST   
Connie Crowley, Ann Herndon, Penny Hill, Finley Holaway, Braxton Jarratt, friends and relatives of Linda Johnson (Kaitlin Andry, Melanie Donnelly, Ellen Hardeman, Ron and Ann Reggio, Peggy Johnson Smith, Warren Johnson, Sr.), Timothy Johnson, Jill Klotz, Vicky Langford, Rhett Laurens, Jan McMahan, Marilyn Neforas, Linda and Mike Robinson, Bus and Carmen Ryan, Bruce Sandkam, Ken Sapp, Greg and Mary Ann Smith and family, Kent Smith, Dick Stack, Jason and Jennifer Swafford, Mike and Amelia Tyler, John Vytal, and Lincoln Weis.
 
 

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

Last Published: October 27, 2015 11:38 AM