eNews@Morningside November 3, 2015 Edition
Morningside Staff


eNews@Morningside      November 3 - November 8, 2015

November 8, 2015
New Member Sunday  
11 a.m. Worship with Baptism
Followed by a Congregational Meeting 

Baron Mullis preaching
"Jail Break"
Texts:Luke 4:16-30

9:30 a.m.
Coffee and Conversation

9:45 a.m.
Faith Development Class

10:40 a.m.
Called Session Meeting

This Sunday, November 8, 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.

Today preschool children hear about the time when God chose Moses to lead God's people in a story about the "Burning Bush."
12 noon

12:15 p.m.
Deacons Meeting

4:30 p.m. 
Middle School Youth 

5:30 p.m. 
Youth Games and Dinner

6 p.m.

6:30 p.m. 
High School Youth 


Join us as we celebrate the 90th anniversary of Morningside Church on Sunday, November 15 with a commemorative worship service followed by a covered dish lunch. Those attending should bring a salad/vegetable (A-M) or a dessert (N-Z).  Honey-baked ham, fried chicken, rolls, and drinks will be provided. RSVP by Sunday, November 8 to office@ morningsidepc.org.



"We must be careful with our lives, for Christ's sake, because it would seem that they are the only lives we are going to have in this puzzling and perilous world, and so they are very precious and what we do with them matters enormously." - Frederick Buechner

The next meeting of Morningside's men's group, Theology on Tap, will be hosted by John Watson tonight, November 3, at 7 p.m. (1397 Harvard Road, Atlanta, 30306). RSVP to the church office office@morningsidepc.org. 

ONE GRAY HAIR...The next meeting of One Gray Hair will be this Wednesday, November 4. The program will be brought by our " new " Minister of Music and Worship, Dr. Jonathan Crutchfield who will share with us about his South African work. You will not want to miss this opportunity to spend time with Jonathan! RSVP to rsbrownlee1046@att.net. We look forward to seeing you!

2015 PUBLIC POLICY FORUM...Join us at First Presbyterian Church (1328 Peachtree Street, 30309) this Thursday, November 5, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. This is a great opportunity for members to meet face-to-face with Georgia legislators and make their voices heard.  For details and registration visit www.p4bg.org.

JOURNEY'S MEN SHELTER...Join us at The Masquerade this Saturday, November 7 and let's party with a purpose! We are rocking with a concert by "The Vivid Things" to rebuild lives, and all proceeds from the event will be donated to Journey. Tickets are $50 and food and live music are included. Purchase your tickets at www.tinyurl.com/GivingRocks2015 and thank you for your support!
NEW MEMBERS' CLASS...If you have been considering joining Morningside Presbyterian, there will be an opportunity to learn more about MPC this Sunday, November 8 at 9:45 a.m. in the Session Room.  At the conclusion of the class you will be received into membership.  RSVP for the class, at baron.mullis@morningsidepc.org. 

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING...Session has set a Congregational Meeting for this Sunday, November 8, following worship for the purpose of electing elders and deacons to the Class of 2018.

LGBT & FRIENDS...The group will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, November 10, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the home of Rob Payne and Steve Smith, (1100 Balmoral Road, NE, 30319). This month's program is "The Evolution of LGBT Characters in Film and Television." Dinner is provided ($10 meal donation is suggested). RSVP by Friday, November 6 to lgbtandfriends@morningsidepc.org.

LISTENING SESSIONS...In anticipation of new programming in Children's Ministry, Sarah Kate and the Transition Committee would like 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. RSVP to sarahkate@morningsidepc.org.

Mix and mingle, get to know our newest members at this adults-only party on Saturday, November 14. The Deacons invite you to a special evening hosted by Tony and Kent (1368 Northview Avenue, 30306) from 6 to 8 p.m. Food and beverages provided. Let the church office office@morningsidepc.org know by November 7 if you plan to attend.

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 available at the church. 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, Vicky Langford, Rhett Laurens, Jan McMahan, Marilyn Neforas, Linda and Mike Robinson, Bus and Carmen Ryan, Pat Senak, 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: November 3, 2015 11:24 AM