eNews@Morningside February 9, 2016 Edition
Morningside Staff

eNews@Morningside      February 9 - February 14, 2016

February 14, 2016
First Sunday in Lent      
11 a.m. Worship with Baptism

Drew Stockstill preaching
"Tired of Leftovers"
Texts: Romans 10:8b-13; Deuteronomy 26:1-11

9:30 a.m.
Coffee and Conversation

9:45 a.m.
Faith Development Class

This Sunday, Natalie Schmucker from Shalom After School Ministry, will be the guest speaker at the "Welcoming the Stranger" faith development series at 9:45 a.m. in Room 201. 
The preschool class will hear A Little Lunch and learn how a boy helped Jesus feed a great crowd.

12 noon 

12:30 p.m.

4:30 p.m. 
Middle School Youth Group

5:30 p.m. 
Youth Games & Dinner

6 p.m.

6:30 p.m. 
High School Youth Group
On Sunday, March 13, MPC will kick off its all age mission event by walking together at Atlanta's Hunger Walk. Folks are invited to wear their walking/running clothes to worship. Following worship we will make our way to Turner Field's Green Lot. Onsite registration begins at 12 noon. The 5K Fun Run commences, followed by the Walk.  You can join the Morningside Team (part of the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta's team) by following this link and clicking "Join Team."  Proceeds benefit the Atlanta Community Food Bank and Intown Collaborative Ministries. For information contact Tony Fishpaw tonyfishpaw@me.com or Jack Klotz jacksklotz@gmail.com.



Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.- Albert Schweitzer
Children's Ministry will host the Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper tonight, February 9 in the Fellowship Hall from 5:30-6:45 p.m. This is a fun event for the preschool and the congregation. Children are invited to wear their pajamas! There is no charge for this event, but we do ask for donations of children's pajamas for Threads. Entertainment for the kids will include a magician! If you would like to make a dinner reservation, email Julie Schoen, juliecschoen@me.com.
LGBT & Friends is excited to welcome the Rev. Dr. Joanna Adams to our February meeting! Please join us at the home of Kent Balch and Tony Fishpaw (1368 Northview Avenue, Atlanta, 30306) tonight, from 7 to 9 p.m. Joanna's theme, will be "Dancing with the Bear of Religion and Politics in America." If you would like to attend, contact lgbtandfriends@morningsidepc.org.

All are invited to join us for worship including the imposition of ashes tomorrow, February 10, at 7 p.m. Child care is provided in the nursery.
All couples are invited to the home of Alan and Kathy Bremer (785 Cumberland Road) for food and fellowship this Friday, February 12 at 7 p.m. For more information, contact the Bremers at kdbremer@bellsouth.net, 404.403.3266.
Morningside will begin its 17th home with Habitat for Humanity soon. Along with five area churches, we will build a home for Ms. Angela Banks and her children. The build schedule is February 27, March 5, 12, 19, (skipping March 26 for Easter), April 2, 9, and 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. We welcome all volunteers age 16 and up.  To volunteer, go to  www.morningside pres.atlantahabitat.volunteerhub.com, see Mission bulletin board signup sheets, or contact Adrienne Mogge, adriennemogge@gmail.com.

We will celebrate the retirement of our church administrator, Anna Best, on March 6 with a congregational lunch.  Plan to be at this festive occasion.  More details will follow soon.

Morningside Presbyterian Church invites all children to get ready to catch the wave of God's amazing love at Surf Shack Vacation Bible School! The fun begins Monday, June 13, and ends Friday, June 17. VBS is for children in rising Pre-K who will be 4 by September 1, through rising 5th graders. Child care will be available for children of volunteers who are younger than 4 years old. A lot of adult and youth volunteers are needed! To be a part of all the excitement at Surf Shack VBS, visit our VBS website, 
www.cokesburyvbs.com/morningsidepc or email Sarah Kate Dewyngaert at sarahkate@morningsidepc.org.

Anna and Elisa, Van Crisco, Glenn and Rita Balzer, Connie Crowley, Austin Davis, the Hamilton family, John Hawkins, Ann Herndon, Penny Hill, Finley Holaway, the Irwin Family, 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, the family of Rhett Laurens, Alison and Josh Lontz, Annette Lowery, Bobbie McCrackin, Jan McMahan, Frieda Morton, Marilyn Neforas, Lin Parker, Betty Ray, Peter Regnault, Nell Roberts, Linda and Mike Robinson, Dorothy Rogers, Bus and Carmen Ryan, Pat Senak, Greg and Mary Ann Smith and family, Kent Smith, Spears family, Dick Stack, Mary Turner, John Vytal, Lincoln Weis, and Marty Wender.

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

Last Published: February 9, 2016 11:40 AM