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eNews@Morningside October 10, 2017 Edition
Morningside Staff

eNews@Morningside      October 10 - October 15, 2017



October 15, 2017

Baron Mullis preaching "The Good Land"
Deuteronomy 8:7-18; Luke 17:11-19

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation

9:30 a.m. Sunday School for all ages
 
11 a.m. Worship

12 p.m. Fellowship

12:30 p.m. RHO Readers/ Young Adult Luncheon (offsite)

3 p.m. Coro Vocati (offsite)

4:30 p.m. Daisy Scout Troop

5 p.m. Youth Committee Meeting

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Faith Development
Member Jennye Guy begins her four-week series titled The Jewish Jesus. Jennye will discuss the institutions  that are the foundation of what Jesus taught and preached: the Torah, Ten Commandments, Tabernacle, Laws, and Calendar. Please note that this class will begin at 9:30 a.m. 

Parenting Group will discuss the curriculum for children which will be led by Mardee Rightmyer.

Grades 1-5
This Sunday, children will learn about Samuel's call to be Prophet.
1 Samuel 3:1-21

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FOOD TRUCKS
Invite your friends and neighbors to join us on Thursday, October 26 at 5:30 p.m. for our final Food Truck event of the year. Volunteers are welcome to arrive early for set up and/or stay later for cleanup. 

   


 

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK
"You owe it to all of us to get on with what you're good at."  - W.H. Auden
 
  
PRESBYTERIAN DISASTER ASSISTANCE
In response to Hurricane Harvey, Irma, Maria and the earthquakes in Mexico, Presbyterian Disaster Assistance is organizing a response to help those affected and restore hope. Presbyterian Disaster Assistance is the emergency response and refugee program of the denomination, committed to the long-term journey of recovery of communities adversely affected by a crisis or catastrophic event. If you would like to donate to PDA please click here.
 
COMMITMENT SEASON
The annual Commitment Season has begun at Morningside, and we are grateful for the exciting faith opportunities before us. We look forward to journeying together in 2018 as we worship together, serve together, and grow together. Our pledges allow Morningside's leaders to plan for next year's salaries, facility maintenance, mission work, children and youth programs and more. This year, we hope to increase our pledges by 10 percent in order to reach our goals in 2018.  All are invited to turn in pledge cards on Commitment Sunday, October 29, but you can also pledge at any time online
 
LGBT & FRIENDS
LGBT & Friends will resume gathering tonight from 7 - 9 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. We will gather for food, fellowship and board games! If you have a favorite board game, please bring it (Monopoly, Life, Trivial Pursuit, etc.). We will set up tables to talk, eat and play! We will provide a variety of sandwiches, but if you can bring chips, sides, or desserts, please let Michael know. Please bring your own beverage. Be sure to RSVP here.
 
WANTED: CHILDREN SINGING
You've heard the joyful sounds of our Treble Choir a few Sunday's ago. It's not too late to get your children singing with the Cherub (5, 6, 7 years old's) and Treble Choirs (2nd-5th grade). Check out the MPC Children's Choir webpage for dates and information, or contact Jonathan Crutchfield.
 
MPC COUPLES
Susan and Tom Oder are hosting MPC Couples on Friday, October 13at their home (1334 Old Johnson Ferry Rd. NE, Atlanta 30319). The main course will be lasagna, and you are welcome to bring salad, bread, green vegetables, an appetizer or a dessert. Please RSVP to Susan and Tom Oder.
 
ICM UPDATE
Great News! MPC Youth will fill our 12 volunteer slots on Saturday, October 14. MPC's next scheduled food pantry date is Saturday, December 9. More details will follow as we get closer to that date. 
 
READING AT DOBBS
We will begin our reaidng at Dobbs Elementary School on Wednesday, October 18 at 11 a.m. Because of Hurricane Irma, our start date was delayed. If you would like to sign up to be a part of this wonderful experience please contact Baron Mullis
 
UPCOMING MUSIC EVENTS
Sunday, October 15 at 3 p.m: Atlanta's professional choral ensemble, Coro Vocati will be in concert at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church. Tickets are $15 at the door. MPC is well represented in this choir by Brandon Odom, Shannan O'Dowd, Alex Masten and Jonathan Crutchfield.
Saturday, October 28 at 7 p.m: Reformation Concert at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church. A Free-will offering will be taken. MPC's Chancel Choir is participating. 
November 5 at 11 a.m: The Chancel Choir presents John Rutter's "Requiem" as part of the All Saints Sunday service. Join us for both of these events.

 
 
PRAYER LIST  
Sue Blouin, Patricia Boyko, Andrew Brady, Frank Chapman, Fairleigh family, Chuck Fishpaw, Walter Gilbert, Ann Herndon, Billy Jones, Friends and relatives of Linda Johnson, JoAnn and Terry Kearns, Lange family, Jan and Ted McMahan, Brandon Odom, Ray family, Bev Reed, Beth Klotz Von Seggern, Marlie Ann Senf, Kimball Sweatt, Mary Turner, 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: October 11, 2017 1:15 AM