Posts from September 2020

Kids Lessons for 10/4

Preschool Lesson Materials to print: 1) Home Guide 2) Coloring Page Lesson to watch: https://youtu.be/NBKWvn2Pfhs Elementary Lesson Materials to Print: 1) Home Guide 2) Coloring Page 3) Family Activities Lesson to watch: https://vimeo.com/463160623

Kids Lessons for 9/27

Preschool Lesson Materials to Print: 1) Home Guide 2) Coloring Page Lesson to watch: https://youtu.be/spV1rfyBfsY Elementary Lesson Materials to Print: 1) Home Guide 2) Coloring Page 3) Family ActivitiesLesson to watch:  https://store.gocurriculum.com/pages/go-plus-videos?id=3398617628718 The platform for the elementary lessons has been updated to give you access to today’s lesson, as well as previous lessons. The “Featured Video” at the top will be the current lesson. Enjoy!

Kids Lessons 9/20 & Firefighter Thank Yous

Preschool Lesson Materials to Print: 1) Home Guide 2) Coloring PageLesson to watch: https://youtu.be/XkdWsF6f-U0 Elementary Lesson Materials to Print: 1) Home Guide 2) Coloring Page 3) Family ActivitiesLesson to watch: https://store.gocurriculum.com/pages/go-plus-videos?id=3398617628718 The above link for the elementary lessons has been updated to give you access to today’s lesson, as well as previous lessons. The “Featured Video” at the top will be the current lesson (which will also be embedded below). Enjoy! Firefighter Thank Yous If you’d like your child to take part in encouraging our firefighters, please check…

Thank Yous for Firefighters

Hello Parents! I’ve been trying to think of ways that our kids can help in their own kind of way during the fires. Honestly, my kids have been wanting to help!  A firefighter friend of mine said that encouraging notes and children’s coloring pages would be a huge encouragement!  I’ve put together 15 different coloring pages (click here) that you can print off at home, pick up at the church office, or pick up at church on Sunday. If you’d like your…

Kids Lessons for 9/13

Preschool Lesson Materials to Print: 1) Home Guide 2) Coloring PageLesson to watch: https://youtu.be/wligFhrShzg Elementary Lesson Materials to Print: 1) Home Guide 2) Coloring Page 3) Family ActivitiesLesson to watch:  https://youtu.be/XNpuk8Dqr08

Responding to Needs

Many of you have generously asked how you can best support victims of local wildfires, especially those individuals and families that have been displaced. Right now there is a coordinated effort by the United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley to accept in-kind donations along with coordinating volunteers to help organize donated items and get them out to evacuees. Here’s where we could definitely use support from you and your congregation: Collecting donated items from your congregation (sleeping bags, bedding, blankets, diapers, hygiene supplies, water, pre-packaged…

Stop & Pray

We believe that prayer changes things, so tonight we will be praying from 8-8:30 pm. Join us in prayer as we invite God to move powerfully in our state.Let’s pray together for: Protection of people, including our firefighters and first responders The homes and property in harm’s way For weather conditions to be kind If you have been affected by the fires OR are able to help others in need right now, please click here: https://www.mstar.church/2020/to-our-friends-affected-by-the-fires-and-evacuations/

How To Help – Santiam Fires

If you are in a position to help, please let us know so we can match provision with need. Please email info@mstar.church if any of the following apply to you: If you have room to shelter someone. Shelter may be in your home or in your travel trailer or RV. If you have resources or can help in other ways If you are in the danger zones and need help We have this opportunity to do good, to provide tangible help…

To our friends affected by the fires and evacuations

We’re posting this for our Morning Star family in the evacuation alert areas—to you. If you or your neighbors need a place to stay, we can help. We’re fervently praying for you and actively working on coordinating resources with needs.  Members of our church family are offering their homes. The church facility and parking lot (for trailers, tents, and RVs) will be open if needed. Community resources are available: the Red Cross has staging areas at the Fairgrounds and the…

Kids Lessons for 9/6

Preschool Lesson Materials to Print: 1) Home Guide 2) Coloring PageLesson to watch: https://youtu.be/hdniVnohF60 Elementary Lesson Materials to Print: 1) Home Guide 2) Coloring Page 3) Family ActivitiesLesson to watch:  https://youtu.be/N2QaAiy2es4