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eNews@Morningside March 21, 2017 Edition
Morningside Staff

eNews@Morningside      March 21 - March 26, 2017



March 26, 2017
Dr. John Blevins preaching

9:45 a.m. Faith Development/ Confirmation

11 a.m. Worship/ Children's Sunday School (PreK-5th)

12 noon. Fellowship
 
4:30 Youth Choir

5 p.m. Youth Group

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Adult
Our Lenten series on the spiritual migration from belief-based to practice-based faith traditions looks at Eastern traditions' understandings of embodied practices. Ken Sharpe will lead this class.
 
Children
Jesus Shows Love! Jesus prayed to God in the garden of Gethsemane while his disciples slept. Today we will focus on teaching children about the importance of prayer. Matthew 26:31-58

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DINE AT EL TACO
Need an easy and fun dinner? Come out to eat at El Taco on N. Highland on Tuesday, March 28! Be sure to tell them you are there to support MPP and we will get 20% of the proceeds.

 


 

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK
"In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers 
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- Fred Rogers, The World According to Mister Rogers
 
 
CHRISTIAN SYMPATHY
Our deepest sympathy is extended to Rev. Beth Waltemath and her family on the passing of her grandmother on Tuesday, March 21 in Nashville, Tennessee. Let us keep the Waltemath-Lewicki family in our prayers during this time of mourning. 
 
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Volunteers are needed to transport our refugee family to and from church each week. Bienfait and his family live in Clarkston, only 20-25 minutes from church, and wish to become members. The only requirement is to have a car with three seat belts in the back. For more information contact Katie Watts or Holly Campbell or sign up via Sign Up Genius here.
 
PRIZE CLOSET COLLECTION 
Help the teachers of Dobbs Elementary support their students' hard work by replenishing their prize closet. If you have any questions please contact Tamara Nix or Leslie Prince.
 
FEED A STUDENT
Feed a hungry student! MPC would like to help provide meals for Tuesday evening meetings of the students of UKIRK, formally known as Emory PCM (Presbyterian Campus Ministry). These 10 students have no food allergies. If you would like to sign up to bring a meal please click here.  
 
CATCH THE CAT - HELP US PLAN
From now until March 26, our Strategic Planning team is offering two tools to solicit opinions, wants and dreams from our congregation.  Your responses will help the team, Session and staff develop the plan we'll follow through 2020. One tool is the Congregational Assessment Tool (CAT), the same survey used to build our previous plan. The survey must be completed in one sitting and takes as little as 20 minutes. People who share an email address can each input an individual CATscan. Paper copies are also available in the church office. The more of us who complete the CAT, the more accurate our plan will be in reflecting the will of the congregation. 
 
WOMEN'S ROUNDTABLE
On Monday, March 27 our speaker will be Beth Waltemath, presenting a special Lenten program. Members and friends are invited for dinner and fellowship at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Sanda Means, 1071 McLynn Avenue 30306. RSVP to Sarah Brownlee
 
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED
We are in need of volunteers Saturday, April 8 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Intown Collaborative Ministry pantry to distribute food to homeless and in need folks in our area. The pantry is located at McIver Hall beside Druid Hills Presbyterian Church near the corner of Highland and Ponce. Please contact Laura Ulep or Nancy Collins if you are interested in helping. 
 
EASTER EGG HUNT, aka "The Running of the Eggs"
Our annual event, and one of the favorites of the community, will occur on Saturday, April 15. Gathering will happen at 10:30 a.m. and the call to the post will occur at 11 a.m. sharp. We will need help hiding eggs, setting up tables for facepainting, securing the perimeter and cleanup. Here is the SignUp link to help, Easter Egg Hunt. Also, we have bags of two dozen eggs available in the narthex for you to take home, fill with candy or stickers, and bring back by Sunday, April 9. We need these and more to have a successful hunt. Absolutely no nuts please!! Any questions, contact Sarah Tomaka.
 
PRAYER LIST  
Sue Blouin, Patricia Boyko, Joe Brady,  Ann Coffey, Sandra Fortson, Walter Gilbert,Kat Harris, Ann Herndon, Friends and relatives of Linda Johnson, Klotz family,  Betty Lynn Lambert, Jan and Ted McMahan, Nancy Miles, Lin Parker, Ray family, Bev Reed, Carlene Sauer, Beth Klotz Von Seggern, Marlie Ann Senf, Carol and Bill Southwood, Shannon Miller and Doug Strain, Mary Turner, Waltemath-Lewicki family, Wells family, Dr. Nathaniel West, Evelyn Wimberly, John Young
 
 

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

Last Published: March 22, 2017 2:12 AM