The next Film Discussion group is Friday, October 20, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. All are invited to a Film Showing on Friday, October 20th, at 6:00 p.m. in the church parlor. We will view the 2001 film, “Conspiracy”. In light of the current political and cultural climate of hate in our country, Morgan Park UMC, is attempting to bring our community together for a conversation about the issue. The event is co-sponsored by Unity and Diversity, and 19th Ward Alderman Matt O’Shea. The film depicts a meeting held in January 1942 by the Nazi leadership to elicit support for a [ Read More ]
MARK YOUR CALENDARS! FALL RUMMAGE SALE Friday & Saturday November 10th and November 11th in Wesley Hall 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. We need your help. As you begin to do your fall-cleaning and start to get rid of things that you no longer want, remember the church. Bring clothes (clean, of course), household items, jewelry, sports equipment, toys, books, furniture, and other items that you have no need for to the church. Thank you! Drop them off at the church or contact the church office at 773/238-2600 or email@example.com.
Join us in the parking lot immediately following service for Trunk or Treat! Decorate your cars, pass out Halloween treats, and stay for crafts and pumpkin painting. It will be a haunting good time! All are invited! Pass the word to others to bring their children… Children should come to church in their costumes and be ready to have fun! (Please remember to keep the children’s costumes friendly – No blood and gore.) Safe Corner Sunday School is sponsoring the festivities. Crafts and pumpkin painting will be across the street at Morgan Park Presbyterian Church and Trunk or Treat will [ Read More ]
The 35th Annual Chicago CROP Hunger Walk will take place on Sunday, October 15th at 2:00 p.m. If you feel led to be a walker, contact Wanda Jackson via the MPUMC church office for more information. You can also help support those walkers of Morgan Park online here (https://www.crophungerwalk.org/chicagoil/mmupdl) or in person through any walker. Help us raise even more than the $5,526 last year as part of the over $10 million raised in 1000 walks nation wide to help fight hunger! Contact the church office at 773/238-2600 or firstname.lastname@example.org MPUMC CROP Walkers
Join the Prayer Shawl Ministry on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month a 6:30 p.m. in the Church Parlor. Knitters and Crocheters Welcomed! Did you know that according to research at the Harvard affiliated Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, the repetitive motion and focus of needlework can elicit what’s known as the relaxation response – a calming meditation-like state that slows heart rate and causes blood pressure to drop. In addition, a study published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society suggests that knitting is associated with a lower risk of dementia for those 65 and older. [ Read More ]