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eNews@Morningside December 19, 2017 Edition
Morningside Staff

eNews@Morningside      December 19 - December 24, 2017



December 24, 2017

Rev. Dr. Baron Mullis preaching "Favored"
Luke 1:26-38; Luke 1:46b-55; 

10:15 a.m. Coffee and Conversation
 
11 a.m. Worship

12 noon Fellowship Hour

3 p.m. Handbell Choir Rehearsal

4 p.m. Christmas Eve Service

6:30 p.m. Chancel Choir Rehearsal

7:30 p.m. The Music of Christmas

8 p.m. Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols

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TREASURER'S NOTE
As you review your year end giving, consider appreciated stock or, if you're over 70 1/2, your IRA for favorable tax treatment.  If you need to know what is still outstanding on your 2017 pledge or your Capital Campaign pledge, email Bill Humphries.

   


 

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK
"Life is short. People are not easy to know. They're not easy to know, so if you don't tell them how you feel, you're not going to get anywhere, I feel." - Nina Simone
 
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT
We are still in need of one more usher for the 11 a.m. Christmas Eve service.  Anyone willing can contact Robin Hackney.
 
CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES
Join us Christmas Eve for one, two, or three services: 11:00 a.m. for the 4th Sunday of Advent worship; 4 p.m. for a family friendly service with Harris James playing Guitar; and 7:30 p.m. for the Music of Christmas before the 8 p.m. service of Lessons and Carols. The Music of Christmas will feature our choir section leaders singing solos; Mac Frampton playing piano, and our Handbell Choir ringing in the sounds of Christmas. At 8 p.m. the Chancel Choir with readers from the congregation will tell the Christmas story through scripture and song. Join us for these worship services.
 
HELPING INTOWN COLLABORATIVE MINISTRIES
MPC will honor the spiritual practice of Advent giving by collecting food for ICM. We will collect canned goods and other non-perishable foods during worship this SundayDecember 24. We encourage the children and families to come forward during the service and place their items in a basket under the Chrismon tree. A barrel will be placed in the stairwell for larger items and mid-week donations. 
 
MUSIC MINISTRY
Our music ministry will be adding handbell players starting January. Rehearsals are Thursday evenings, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. starting Thursday, January 4. The handbells play during worship service every six weeks. Please reach out to Jeff Peters or Jack Klotz to be a part of Morningside's handbell music ministry.
 
REBECCA'S TENT WOMEN'S SHELTER  
Morningside is providing volunteers at Shearith Israel's Women's Shelter, Rebecca's Tent., as part of our mission outreach program.  Volunteers serve from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. The kitchen is cleaned up before leaving. The dates that we have committed to provide volunteers are:Wednesday, January 10 - Sunday, 14 and Wednesday, February 7 - Sunday, 11.  If you can help on any of these dates, please sign up by posting your name/e-mail address on the Mission Board at church.  You will receive a reminder about a week prior to your commitment with additional information. Men are welcome to serve also. If you have any questions, please e-mail Phyllis GrimesAlso, we will be collecting $10 gift cards (Walmart, McDonald's) for Valentine gifts for the homeless women in January.
 
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, Bebe Libby, Jan and Ted McMahan, Ray family, Bev Reed, Beth Klotz Von Seggern, Marlie Ann Senf, Kathy Shaw, 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: December 19, 2017 9:04 PM