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eNews@Morningside November 28, 2017 Edition
Morningside Staff

eNews@Morningside      November 28 - December 3, 2017



December 3, 2017

Moravian Love Feast 
"Strengthen"
1 Corinthians 1:3-9

9:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation

9:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages
 
11 a.m. Moravian Love Feast Service/ Communion

12 noon. Fellowship

1 p.m. LGBT & Friends Holiday Party (offsite) 

4:30 p.m. Youth Group (offsite)

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Faith Development
Anna Miles continues the discussion of faith and film, exploring how Jesus-films and Christ-figure films tell the Gospel story and questioning what is at stake when changes are made from the Bible to the film reel.

Parenting Class and Grades 1-5 will celebrate the beginning of Advent with a joint activity to prepare for celebrating the season.  Join us in Room 201 to make Advent Wreaths to and to talk about simple ways to celebrate Love, Hope, Peace and Joy each week as we awaiting the birth of Jesus bringing all these things anew to your world through Christmas.  Parents of all ages are welcome.  Reserve your wreath form with Mardee.

Grades 6-12
Youth will continue to read and explore the lectionary text.

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THERE'S STILL TIME
If you could not attend Commitment Sunday, there's still time to pledge. Every pledge counts towards planning for 2018 programs, salaries, mission, and maintenance. Please consider giving with gratitude this Thanksgiving week! You can pledge online, place a pledge card in the offering plate, or email your pledge amount to our treasurer Bill Humphries. Click here to watch our video.

   


 

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."     - Mahatma Gandhi
 
 
DON'T MISS A GREAT PERFORMANCE!
MPC member and actor Joe Knezevich has helped us secure group rate tickets to the Saturday, December 16 matinee to see Christmas Carol at 2:30 p.m. at the Cobb Performing Arts Center. These mezzanine seats are $40 for children under 12 and $50 for adults. Turn in checks to Melinda Sandkam by Thursday, November 30 or contact her with questions.
 
SHEARITH ISRAEL INVITATION
We have been invited to attend shabbat services at Shearith Israel Synagogue on Saturday, December 2, at 9 a.m.  A former resident of Rebecca's Tent (women's shelter) will speak at 9:30 a.m.  Taasho Wesley, director of Rebecca's Tent, says that it's all right to arrive at 9:30 a.m.  The service beginning at 9:00 a.m. will be in Hebrew.
 
LGBT & FRIENDS HOLIDAY PARTY
Pour a cup of holiday cheer at this year's LGBT & Friends Holiday Party on Sunday, December 3 at 1:00 p.m. Cindy and Bill Humphries are graciously hosting this year's gathering once again, 1881 Dayron Trace, Marietta, Georgia 30062. Please RSVP to Cindy by Thursday, November 30 by clicking here or confirming by phone at 
770.565.8490.
 
THEOLOGY ON TAP
Theology on Tap will be hosted by Bill Means on Tuesday, December 5, at 7 p.m. Bill and Sanda can be found at 1071 McLynn Avenue, Atlanta, 30306. The topic of discussion will be "Am I a Heretic?" Please RSVP to the church office.
 
HOLIDAY CONCERT CELEBRATION
Come support MPC's Handbell Choir, featured in this year's Holiday Concert Celebration with the Atlanta Gay Men's Chorus. Our choir will be playing several Christmas classics including "Go Tell It on the Mountain" and "Silver Bells." Performances are at The Cathedral of St. Philip on Friday, December 8 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, December 9 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are available here
 
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT ICM
We are in need of volunteers Saturday, December 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Intown Collaborative Ministries to distribute non perishable food items to homeless and food-insecure neighbors in our area. If you have volunteered in the past, feel free to arrive as late as 10:30 a.m. since you know the routine. The pantry is located at McIver Hall beside Druid Hills Presbyterian Church, 1026 Ponce de Leon Ave, 30306. Please contact Laura Ulep or Nancy Collins 678.634.4572 if you are interested in helping.
 
CHILI COOK-OFF
The time for Morningside's famous Chili Cook-off Competition will be here Sunday, December 10 at 6 p.m. immediately following the children's Christmas Pageant. Do you have what it takes to go up against Anne Barnette as she prepares to defend her title against all other chili chefs? Please click here to sign up. 
 
NEW MEMBERS' CLASS
We would love to receive you into membership on Sunday,             December 17.  New Members' Class meets from 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. in the pastor's study (also known as Baron's office, off of the welcome center).  Walk-ins are always welcome, but we would love to know to expect you. Contact Baron with any additional questions you may have.
 
PRAYER LIST  
Sue Blouin, Andrew Brady, Nancy Cunningham, Pat Dumbleton, Chuck Fishpaw, Terri Healey, Billy Jones, Friends and relatives of Linda Johnson, Dr. John Kusel, Lange family, Jan and Ted McMahan, Brandon Odom, Ray family, Bev Reed, Beth Klotz Von Seggern, Marlie Ann Senf, Kimball Sweatt, Mary Turner, Evelyn Wimberly.
 
 

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

Last Published: November 28, 2017 6:47 PM