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eNews@Morningside May 9, 2017 Edition
Morningside Staff

eNews@Morningside      May 9 - May 14, 2017



May 14, 2017

Baron Mullis preaching "On the Road Again"
Luke 24:13-27; Luke 24:28-35

8:45 a.m. Second SundayWorship Service

9:45 a.m. Faith Development

11 a.m. Worship/ Children's Sunday School (PreK-3rd)

12 noon. Fellowship

12:30 p.m. Deacons

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Adult
Professor of Ethics at Emory University Ellen Ott Marshall will be our guest speaker next week. She will speak on the political theology of Reinhold Niebuhr. For our series on May 14, and 21st we will meet at 9:30 a.m. sharp.
 
Children
We can tell the good news about Jesus! Tabitha was a woman who lived in Joppa. She helped her community with selfless acts and she was very creative. We are called to be saints in Tabitha - giving all to make life better for people.
Acts 9:36-43

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Bill Humphries, our church treasurer, is sending a letter to all members concerning our capital campaign. We are in the home stretch and need everyone on board for a successful finish.

 


 

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK
"Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world... would do this, it would change the earth. 
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- William Faulkner
 
 
CHRISTIAN SYMPATHY
Our deepest sympathy is extended to Richard Ezell and Michael Morgan on the passing of Richard's mother, Theda Cawthon Ezell, on Monday, May 8 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Her funeral will be on Friday, May 12 in Siloam Springs. Let us keep Richard and Michael in our prayers during this time of mourning. 
 
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.
 
ONE GRAY HAIR
One Gray Hair will bring you a program about cheese 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
Horizon Theatre's production on Tuesday, 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).
 
CELEBRATE PENTECOST
Everyone is invited to a special intergenerational Pentecost activity on Sunday, June 4 at 9:45 a.m. when we will experience the joy and chaos of that first Pentecost celebration. ALL AGES are invited! Weather permitting, we will be outside. (If it rains, we will use several classrooms to add to the chaos (controlled, of course!)  This will be your chance to experience the hands-on learning style of our new DCM! 
 
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
We are in need of volunteers Saturday, June 10 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 N. Highland and Ponce. Please contact Laura Ulep or Nancy Collins if you are interested in helping.
 
HERO CENTRAL VBS
Vacation Bible School is around the corner! We will be showing our children how to "discover their strength in God" June 12-15. Please sign your children up and pay by Thursday, May 11 in order to enjoy the "early bird" cost of $25. Registration ends on Friday, May 26. We also need your help to make VBS a success! 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!
 
CALLING ALL COOKS
If you are interested in starting a Cooking Guild, please contact Susan Oder. Whether you are a baker or soup maker, we have a place for you! When we know who is interested, we will schedule a meeting to discuss organization and plans. Come and join this fun experience.
 
PRAYER LIST  
Bradway family, Sue Blouin, Patricia Boyko, Joe Brady, Ann Coffey, Richard Ezell, Sandra Fortson, Tim Gargis, Walter Gilbert, Kat Harris, Ann Herndon, Billy Jones, Friends and relatives of Linda Johnson, Klotz family,  Betty Lynn Lambert, Jan and Ted McMahan, Michael Morgan, Lin Parker, Ray family, Bev Reed, Beth Klotz Von Seggern, Marlie Ann Senf, Myra Shore, 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 9, 2017 9:31 PM