We are all God's people. 
We are called by Christ to ministries of love, 
    and reconciliation
with our     church, community  and world.

Morningside News Updates
Hiking with Jesus -  Hit the Trail
January 14, 2018

Continuing our sermon series... 

What journey are we called to start?
John 1:43-51

Human Relations Sunday
January 14th

"Speak out for those who cannot speak, for the rights of all the destitute." Proverbs 31:8, NRSV

As United Methodists, our Social Discipline invites and encourages us to step out of our comfort zones and take care of the world we live in, just as Jesus cared for it.  We join our fellow United Methodists this Sunday to support the church's mission work of tending to the needs of the total person with our financial contributions.  

As you consider your support this year, take a look at this brief video featuring some of the impactful work connecting with the human spirit of those in need.  

View our videos on YouTube

Lunch and a Movie Disability Connection Team
January 14th

BYOBB (Bring-your-own-brown-bag) lunch and join the Disability Connection Team for Lunch and a Movie this Sunday, January 14th, at 12:00 noon in the Fireside Room. Our movie will be "Temple Grandin", the award winning story of the real Temple Grandin, PhD, based on her own writings. The movie features the life of Temple, an amazing and unique autistic woman.  We'll learn more about the autism spectrum, what it is, and how it can affect people, from one who lives with autism every day.

Watching this movie together should be an interesting, entertaining, and thought-provoking.  Wendy Marsh, autism author, will be available to answer questions and lead a discussion after the movie. 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
Monday, January 15th
The Struggle Continues - March and Gathering
McKay High School, 2440 Lancaster Dr., NE, Salem

Help honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on  Monday, January 15th , by celebrating and upholding civil rights and social justice for all.  This day of remembrance features guest speakers, a march and food, music and celebration.

Youth Auction
February 10th

Mark you calendar and grab your tickets!  Tickets for his years' Youth Auction & Fundraiser go on sale this Sunday after church.  E njoy live entertainment, drinks, appetizers, dinner and desserts!

Tuesday, January 16th, 10:30 AM
Fireside Room

The Methedoers will meet on Tuesday, January 16th, to enjoy an interesting film about the life of actor Steve McQueen.  "The Salvation of An American Icon" tells the story of the life of one of America's most enduring and intriguing movie stars. A redemption story which chronicles McQueen's exodus from the world of fame and fortune and his little-known search for meaning, truth and significance. 

Bring a sack lunch - coffee and dessert will be provided.  Feel free to bring a guest!

Calendar Updates!
  • The Church Office will be CLOSED, Monday, January 15th in obvervance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
  • There will be NO Church Council meeting on January 15th.
  • Reminder:  DEADLINE for February Newsletter submissions is Thurs., Jan. 18th at 9:00 AM!