Keith Rebman Funeral

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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 http://www.wyff4.com/

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

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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

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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 (lara.cropsey@gmail.com).

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

 

BLUE & WHITE SUNDAY

Officer Allen Jacobs

Officer Allen Jacobs

At Morningside, we love our community, especially the law enforcement personnel who serve and protect us.

We invite you to join us at 10:30 am on our Blue and White Sunday, this March 19th, to honor our officers and their families. 

We will also have a memorial tribute to fallen officer Allen Jacobs, who attended Morningside Baptist Church as a young child, and his family.

Watch news coverage of this event here:

Sweetheart Overnight Getaway

This overnight getaway is designed to provide you a perfect opportunity to strengthen your marriage relationship. We guarantee you will not be disappointed that you made the effort to coordinate details to get away with your spouse. Join us for this weekend of Word-focused messages, quiet walks in the woods, uplifting music, great food, and a relaxing atmosphere— all working together to make this weekend a perfect way to tell your sweetheart that you care deeply about your marriage. 

Pastor will be the guest speaker. 

Download the brochure here.

Sign up at http://wilds.org/camp/sweetheart-overnight-getaway/

Missions Conference

Our missions conference will be held on Sunday and Wednesday services beginning January 18 and continuing through the end of January.

Our theme is Churches Reproducing Churches. Speakers include Pastor Danny Brooks, Dr. Bruce McAllister, Dr. Pearson Johnson, Pastor Dave Smith, Pastor Greg Wright and a panel of some of our Open Door church planters who are now independent and helping establish new churches.

Men's Conference

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

The theme is Exercising Yourself Toward Godliness and the guest speaker is Pastor Greg Wright. 

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.

Galkin Conference & Concert

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR HOPE AND JOY?

Come to a free conference and sacred Irish concert with the Will Galkin and his team of talented musicians on Sunday, November 20th.

SESSION 1  A Dynamic Message of Hope 10:30 am   

SESSION 2  A Sacred Irish Concert of Joy  5:30 pm

Fall Carnival

JOIN US FOR FALL CARNIVAL

Come to Morningside on Sunday, October 30, from 5:00-7:30 pm for our safe, family-friendly Fall Carnival.

We will have inflatables and carnival games for kids, a free hot dog dinner for the family, carnival treats, dunk tank, police car and fire truck tours, and over 30 different car trunks filled with candy.