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eNews@Morningside May 2, 2017 Edition
Morningside Staff

eNews@Morningside      May 2 - May 7, 2017



May 7, 2017

Baron Mullis preaching "The Guardian of Our Souls"
1 Peter 2:19-25; John 10:1-10

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation

9:45 a.m. Faith Development

11 a.m. Worship/ Children's Sunday School (PreK-Kinder)/ Communion

12 noon. Congregational Lunch

12:15 p.m. Youth Committee Meeting

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Adult
Reinhold Niebuhr for Our Times: How the great theologian of the 20th century continues to speak to our concerns as a nation. This Sunday will feature a brand new documentary on the life and work of Reinhold Niebuhr and its relevance today.
 
Children
We can tell the good news about Jesus! Peter and John were disciples who bravely went out to help others. In this week's lesson, they healed a man, but got in trouble for it. Acts 3:1-4:22

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THOUGHT OF THE WEEK
"True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less. 
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- C.S Lewis, Mere Christianity
 
 
JOIN YOGA!
Yogasculpt is a unique blend of yoga poses, body sculpting using small weights, stretch, and dance set to upbeat music. It is designed to strengthen, lengthen, and tone the body... Inviting Heath and wellbeing. Contact Pam Sharpe for questions or concerns. 
 
RIDES TO CHURCH
Sign up to bring our sponsored refugee family, the Kinumbe-Bauma's, to or from church or arrange an Uber and meet them at coffee and conversation! Sign Up Genius is here.
 
THEOLOGY ON TAP 
Our next Theology on Tap will be hosted by Bob Wells Today at 7 p.m. Bob and Rosemary can be found at 1466 Lanier Place, Atlanta 30306.This will be our final Theology on Tap before breaking for the summer. Theology on Tap will return on Tuesday, September 5
 
TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK
MPC will be providing lunch for the teachers at Dobbs in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week on Friday, May 5.  We'll begin setting up at the school at 9:30ish and will finish around 1 p.m.  If you'd like to help with the effort or simply just show up to express your appreciation and love to this great group of teachers who teach and lead amongst lots of challenges each day, please contact Tamara Nix or Leslie Prince.
 
CONGREGATIONAL LUNCH 
We will have our first congregational lunch of the year on Sunday, May 7! This lunch benefits our Youth Mission. We will have a wonderful lunch supplied by Zoe" Kitchen - Chicken and Steak Kabobs, Chicken and Steak Rollups, Grilled Potato Salad, Marinated Slaw, Hummus and Pimento Cheese with Pita. There will also be a DESSERT Auction as well! The suggested lunch cost is $10 per individual, $5 per child and $20 max per family. Click here to RSVP. 
 
ONE GRAY HAIR
Can you guess what the one food item is that Americans can't escape?  If your first thought was cheese then you're 100% correct! One Gray Hair will bring you a program about cheese on Wednesday, May 10 at noon in Fellowship Hall. Come out for a splendid event! Kindly RSVP to the Brownlees
 
MPC COUPLES 
You won't want to miss our next MPC Couples get together, Friday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at Susan and Tom Oders'. Their home is at 1334 Old Johnson Ferry Rd. NE, Atlanta 30319. Fried chicken is on the menu! Please bring a side, appetizer or dessert and beverage of choice. RSVP to Kathy Bremer.
 
NIGHT AT THE THEATRE
Horizons Theaters' production on May 16 is a benefit performance for Casa Materna, a birthing center in the poorest region of Guatemala. Casa is a mission supported by the Presbytery and our church. How to Use a Knife takes place in a New York kitchen with undocumented workers, a chef who gets into the wine a bit too regularly, and "grinding suspense".  Meet at Horizon at 7:30 for a pre-performance reception.  Tickets are $25 of which $20 will go to the Casa.  You can get them from Julie Green or click here and enter the promo code CMAS  (Casa Materna Ana Sayre).
 
HERO CENTRAL VBS
With spring activities almost behind us, we now turn our eyes to the summer and Vacation Bible School. We will be showing our children how to "discover their strength in God" June 12-15. Please sign your children up by Thursday, May 11in order to enjoy the "early bird" cost of $25. The cost rises to $40 beginning Friday, May 12. Registration ends on Friday, May 26. We also need your help to make VBS a success - we need volunteers to help create décor, set up, help during the week and break down. Last, but not least, we need items to be donated. Donations of items help us keep the cost of VBS low, so more children can participate. Questions? Please contact Amanda Lewis or Emily Hylton. Here are the links to register your childvolunteer and donate. We can't do it without you - so many, many thanks!
  
 
PRAYER LIST  
Sue Blouin, Patricia Boyko, Joe Brady, Susan Bradway, 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, Lin Parker, Ray family, Bev Reed, 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, Woolley Family, 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: May 2, 2017 11:41 AM