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August 7, 2022

12:00 PM


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Sunday Service Times

Trinity (in person) - 9:00 a.m.

Keizer Clear Lake (in person) - 11 a.m.

Morningside (in person) - 10:30 a.m.

Salem First (in person) @ 8:45 a.m. - MICAH & 11:15 a.m. - Sanctuary

Open Door Churches (online) - 10 a.m.

Music Monday

"Breath of God, Breath of Peace" by Sharon Cooper

Come be a happy camper!

Save the Date for 2022

Vacation Bible School!


VBS will be held at Morningside UMC each Wednesday in August from 6-8 p.m. for the children in all of the Open Door United Methodist Churches as well as the public -- for ages pre-K through 5th grade. Contact Pastor Alyssa Baker if you would like to help in some way -- they will need volunteers and donations of funds and supplies!


Hiring Childcare Staff

Job Description

Morningside is Hiring

Morningside's Staff Parish Relations Committee is now hiring for two Childcare Staff members. Their primary responsibility will be to provide childcare during Sunday morning worship, although that could expand as in-person events start up again in the future.

Please share this posting with any one you know that might be interested. Please contact Pastor Alyssa via email at

FUMC is Hiring

FUMC Children’s Ministry is hiring for several positions

We are looking for several paid Children’s Ministry positions to support the Children’s ministry in all roles with children 8 weeks thru 5th grade, including hiring Childcare Assistants that can be youth age 16+! Contact Heather to get involved

Job Descriptions

Spiritual Formation Classes

Chair Praise & Dance Spiritual Formation Class

Hi Friend,

Here is our new Chair Praise video for this week. The music is Just a Closer Walk with thee. Music is sung by the "Sounds like reign.

We are using hand clapping for this song. I hope you all enjoy hand clapping in worship.

Pastor Kalina

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Zoom Devotional - Wednesdays @ 7 a.m.


Pastor Kalina invites you to join her at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday mornings on Zoom for a 15-30 minute Devotion & Prayer time with friends and Pastor Kalina. This will be a weekly gathering.
One of the fundamental purposes of churches existence work and mission is to draw people to have a relationship with each other and God through Jesus Christ. This is an opportunity for those early birds who would like to begin your day sharing devotion and prayer with friends before heading down to breakfast. You can join us with your favorite morning beverage.
Zoom will be open with music beginning at 6:50 a.m. and Devotion at 7:00 a.m.

For more information, Please contact your church office or text/call Pastor Kalina: 503-381-5142.

Saturdays of Service

August 20th @ 9am-12pm

Various Locations

Breakfast is back! We'll start in the MICAH Building at 9am with a time of community building and a light breakfast. You won't want to miss it. We'll head out to work sites by 9:45 am. To be sure there's enough food, be sure to sign up for the breakfast site as well!

You can also skip the breakfast (though we hope you won't!) and meet everyone at your work site.

We will be volunteering at the Marion Polk Food Warehouse and Lee Mission Cemetery.

In addition, we will also be collecting peanut butter for the Lord's Cupboard food pantry. These items can be dropped off at breakfast or brought to your work sites.

Please bring water, work gloves ( if going to the Lee Mission Cemetery, appropriate clothing per the weather and a snack if needed. All ages are welcome, children too...with parental supervision.

Can't attend on Saturday? Bring donations of peanut butter to worship on Sunday and we'll get it to the right place. Monetary donations, of course, are also accepted. Give online and select "Saturdays of Service" or send a check to FUMC with Saturdays of Service in the memo line. 

We are excited to see and serve with you!  Questions??? email


Youth Group Schedule

August Summer Tuesday Evening Schedule:

Come Have Some VBS FUN!

The Vacation Bible School leadership team invites all youth to come to the Happy Camper VBS event at Morningside UMC on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

  • Wednesday, August 10
  • Wednesday, August 17
  • Wednesday, August 24
  • Wednesday, August 31

Youth can have a great time and be in leadership, too -- help with skits, music, games, and crafts! It will be a great time for all, and you get to hang out with your youth group friends, too!

Morningside UMC

3674 12th Street, SE, Salem

Volunteers Needed:

We are also looking for youth and adults to be on the Youth Council. Please contact Pastor John at 503-364-6709 if you want to know more!

Youth Leaders

For more information about the ODC Youth Group, please contact Kelly Mason or Pastor John Fleming.

Kelly Mason:

Pastor John:

Young Adult Group

Please contact Pastor Alyssa ( with any questions. Times will be posted closer to the event. Check out our instagram for details or email Pastor Alyssa.

  • August 13th – Coast Day
  • August 27th – Tree Farm Picnic

Opportunity to Give

Open Door Churches Worship

Together we continue to reimagine how we worship in the middle of the pandemic while following our call to Do No Harm, Do Good, and Stay in love with God. As we continue to create spaces for worship costs come up and we need your help.
If you would like to financially support Open Door Churches Worship please make checks payable to Open Door Churches with Open Door Worship in the memo line and mail your check to our Open Door Churches PO Box. 

Open Door Churches
PO Box 4489
Salem Oregon 97302

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Pastor Alyssa Baker
Pastor Kalina Malua Katoa
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Pastor John Fleming
Pastora Zaida Huereca
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