Holiday Service Schedule


As we enter the Thanksgiving and Christmas season please look at our schedule below so you can prepare for a time of worship, family bonding, and service.  We believe it's important that we grow together as the body of Christ, that’s why our mission is: loving God, loving others, and loving our world.  Thank you for your commitment to worshipping and serving the Lord at Morningside. We believe as the Lord builds His church we are striving to please Him.  Lord help us to live on mission and do outreach to our Jerusalem in Greenville.  Please invite your friends, neighbors, and co-workers to our worship services.  May the Lord Jesus Christ richly bless you!


     Morningside Holiday Service Schedule 2018

December 16 Sunday

  • 9:15am Business Meeting, Nursery & K3-K5 provided, Kids in Fellowship Hall

  • 10:30am Combined Service, Nursery & K3-K5 provided, Kid’s Church

  • 5:30pm Children’s Choir Program, Nursery & K3-K5 provided


December 23 Sunday

  • 10:30am Combined Service, Nursery & K3-K5 provided, Kids in service

  • 5:30pm Modified Service *, Nursery & K3-K5 Provided, Kids in service

No Service or Sunday school sessions at 9:15am


December 26 Wednesday, No Mid-week Prayer Service, time with family to celebrate Christmas


December 30 Sunday

  • 10:30am Combined Service, Nursery & K3-K5 provided, Kids in service

  • 5:30pm Modified Service*, Nursery & K3-K5 Provided, Kids in service

No Service or Sunday school sessions at 9:15am


New Year’s 2019

January 2 Wednesday, No Mid-week Prayer Service, time with family to celebrate New Year’s


January 6 Sunday

  • 9:15am Sunday school only**, Nursery & K3-K5 provided

  • 10:30am Combined Communion Service, Nursery & K3-K-5 provided

  • 5:30pm Regular Service, Nursery & K3-K5 provided


Nursery= Infant to 2 years old

K3-K5= 3 - 5 year olds

Kids = 1st - 5th grade

Kids on Mission= K3–5th Grade

 *Modified Service (Mod Svc) = service in Morningside’s lower auditorium (balcony closed) with no children’s ministries. 

 **We will be adjusting a few SS Classrooms and will let your SS Teacher know in advance. Starting Point will be in M224 (Middle School in with Youth)

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Hurricane Relief Efforts


Last year Morningsiders gave over $20,000 to relief efforts in Houston after Hurricane Harvey, to earthquake victims in Mexico, and to hurricane victims in Puerto Rico.

This year we are focusing on loving our neighbors in the Carolinas who were devastated by Hurricane Florence.

How can you help?

Give: If you would like to give to our effort to help send work teams from Morningside and to help provide resources for Christian ministries in the devastated area, then contact us at

Pray: Please pray for the following ministries:

Go: If you would be interested in going on a work or evangelism team, please contact us at

Pig Pickin’ Church Picnic


Join us for our annual Pig Pickin’ this Saturday, Sept. 1 from 11:45am-3pm at The Pavilion (400 Scottswood Rd., Taylors). Mike & Jeff’s BBQ is catering the meal. The food line will be open from 11:45am – 12:45pm. The cost is just $3/person or $10/family. There will be face painting, cotton candy, horse rides, horseshoe competition, along with bounce houses (bring socks), outdoor playground, indoor soccer & volleyball, and ice-skating (cost: $7). Free all-day Bounce House passes will be given to the first 100 kids.

Life Classes this spring


Room Changes: Due to the great turnout for our first night of the 1st Session, we've made the following room changes:

Dr. Tom Bennett - East Wing (Youth Room)

Pastor Manuel Mendoza – Room 224

Dr. Mary Mendoza – Room 225

Dr. Earl Nutz – Room 220

Men's Conference 2018


Men are invited to our 2017 Men's Conference on January 28th. 

The theme is Refresh: Living a Grace-paced Life and the guest speaker is Dr. Bruce McAllister. 

Registration will start at 8:00 with coffee and doughnuts, followed by three practical sessions and a delicious BBQ lunch to end the conference.

Tickets are $20 each.

Helping the Homeless


Donations for the needy of our community will be collected to be distributed at Christmas. Hats, gloves, jackets, blankets plus personal care products are requested. These items will be collected through December 20. Please place your donations on the table in the Ministry Center. Thank you for helping our community!

Keith Rebman Funeral


In God's providence our Morningside family lost a Morningsider and SC State Trooper this week. In light of funeral plans for Trooper Keith Rebman on Sunday at 2:00 pm, we are making schedule changes for Sunday evening October 29 at Morningside. 

Services for Trooper Keith Rebman

(All services are open to the public.)

saturday Visitation 

2:00 - 6:00 pm at War Memorial Chapel at Bob Jones University

Sunday Memorial Service

2:00 pm at Founder's Memorial Amphitorium at Bob Jones University(Park in parking deck or Dining Common parking lot). For a live stream of the service, please visit

Sunday Committal Service

4:00 pm Woodlawn Memorial Park at 1 Pine Knoll Dr, Greenville, SC


Morningside Worship services

AM Worship Service:

All services as normally scheduled. Love offerings for Trooper Keith Rebman family will be collected in both AM services.

PM activities cancelled:

The Fall Carnival is being cancelled this year. Donations for Miracle Hill’s “Yellow Bag project” as well as food for the Pelham Road Elementary Backpack Blessings project should be brought by Sunday AM. 

PM services are cancelled for English, Spanish, Chinese and Arabic. We are planning for Dr. Dennis Bollinger’s Reformation sermon to now be given on Wednesday, Nov. 1 in our 7 PM service. 

Please plan to attend the funeral service on Sunday afternoon (details of location and time TBA later) if you are able.

Please keep the Rebman family in your prayers and support them as you are able. 

May God give our church family grace and peace.

Miracle Hill clothing donations


Donations of gently used clothing for Miracle Hill will be received on Sunday, Oct. 29. Yellow collection bags are available at the Ministry Center (near the chapel). Please take as many bags as you will use and return them to the Ministry Center on Sunday, Oct. 29 during the AM services or that evening at the Fall Carnival in the gym. If you are unable to return your bags then, please complete the card attached to each bag, insert it in the bag with the clothes, and drop it off at any Miracle Hill collection location. Miracle Hill will provide the church with gift cards based on the weight of clothing donated so we can use them with our church’s benevolence ministries.

Backpack Blessings


Our children at Morningside are blessed with caring parents who feed them every day. Sadly, this is not true for many local children. MBC is partnering with Pelham Rd. Elementary School to provide food bags called Backpack Blessings for 30-40 needy children. These food items are packaged and discreetly placed in the children’s backpacks on Friday afternoons so they are supplied with meals for the weekend. Food donation signup sheet is located at the Welcome Center today & next Sunday. Sign up is also available in each SS class. You can drop off your donated food at the Fall Carnivalregistration table on Sunday October 29 or placed in bins at the Ministry Center. For more details, please email Lara Cropsey (

Items for Backpack Blessings:

(List also available at the Ministry Center)

· Instant Oatmeal (1 box, 10-12 count)

· Mac ’n’ Cheese cups (4-8 count)

· Soup (4 pack, no creamed soups please)

· Tuna (4 pack)

· Beanee Weenee (7-8 oz can)

· Peanut butter crackers (8 count)

· Fruit cups (4 count)

· Pudding cups (4 count)

Fall Carnival

The Fall Carnival is a great way to reach out to our community! Here's how you can help:

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Women's Ministry Brunch

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Ladies, please mark your calendars to join us for a Women’s Brunch on Saturday, Nov. 11. The brunch will take place from 10am-noon in the South Wing. This will be a casual event for all women of Morningside and their visitors. Sign up will be begin Oct. 15 at the Women’s Ministry table. Morningsiders are invited to partner with the

Community Outreach

Morningsiders are invited to partner with the BJU Center for Global Opportunities to canvass our neighborhoods with the gospel and distribution of Morningside materials from 1-3 pm for the last four Saturdays in September. Please meet in the Chapel. 

Discipleship Classes

This summer we will be offering two 4-week series of summer elective classes on Sunday evenings at 5:30pm from June 25-August 20.

The classes will all be repeated for the second four weeks, so you will be able to take two classes. There are core discipleship classes that we would like for every church member to take eventually.

So we would encourage you to take at least one core class. We are also offering some very practical life application classes.

VBS 2017: Operation Arctic

June 11-14 | 6:15-8:15 pm | K5 to 8th grade

Grab your parka and snow boots. At Morningside’s VBS, we’re headed deep into the stunning Arctic Circle! Be sure to pack your Bible—each night we will be learning all about that breathtakingly beautiful book that is filled with treasure and thrilling to explore. As we venture into the cold tundra, we’ll discover the BIBLE:

  • Is the Book of Books, unique in every way!
  • Has had an Incredible Impact upon our world!
  • Is the Bedrock Base of our lives!
  • Is a Letter of Love in which God tells us how we can become His children!
  • Is Exciting to Explore as we learn it, love it, and live it!

Let’s plunge on in to this cold world and God’s wonderful Word! 

Experience the latest VBS from Answers in Genesis this summer at Morningside!

Summer Softball

We will have a church softball league interest meeting in room M107 this Sunday, April 23rd for Morningside men ages 16 and older immediately following the morning service. The meeting should last 15-20 minutes. Games will be held on Saturday nights through the summer with a tentative start date of May 20th. Please attend the meeting for further details.

Women's Spring Banquet

The Women's Ministry Banquet is Friday, April 28 at 6:30 pm. 

Theme: Find Your Place to Serve 

Speaker: Marjeana Bednarski 

Location: South Wing. 

Sign-up starts Sunday, April 2nd and ends Sunday, April 23 

Cost is $10 adults. $5 kids 12 and under