October Financial Update

Dear Morning Star Family,  There are so many good things happening at Morning Star! For one, we’re thrilled to be launching the Morning Star podcast, where we get to engage in meaningful conversations about God’s involvement in real lives. You can check out the podcast HERE. Look for new episodes on the first and third Wednesday… Continue reading October Financial Update

September Financial Update

Dear Morning Star Family,  I hope this email finds you well and enjoying life as you begin to get ready for the holiday season. Ministry at Morning Star is solid, with timely teaching and faith-strengthening group ministry all throughout the week, geared to help us lead people to pursue a Jesus-first life. From the Foster Parents’… Continue reading September Financial Update

AUGUST Financial Update

Dear Morning Star Family,  A new season has officially arrived! Fall is my very favorite time of the year and I’m energized by all that I see God doing in and through our church as we each lead people to pursue a Jesus-first life. Here are some end-of-summer numbers to be familiar with as we… Continue reading AUGUST Financial Update

July Financial Update

Dear Morning Star Family, On behalf of the entire staff, I hope you are having a wonderful summer filled with family, friends, and memory-making activities. MStar has had a summer of fruitful ministry that continues with our kids’ Sports Camp coming up next week! Here are some financial numbers to be aware of as we… Continue reading July Financial Update

June Financial Update

Dear Morning Star Family, It has been a few months since I updated you regarding our finances. You are well aware and perhaps feeling the financial strain currently taking place with relentless inflation seen in high food costs and record-breaking gas prices. Yet we see the church continue to give despite these uncertain economic times. Thank… Continue reading June Financial Update

Middle School Ministry: Job Description

Morning Star Community Church Profile Morning Star is a non-denominational, multi-generational church in Salem, Oregon. From our beginning as a home Bible study of eight in 1982, Morning Star now has two Sunday morning in-person and online services with an average weekend attendance of around 800. In the beginning we gathered to worship Jesus, study… Continue reading Middle School Ministry: Job Description

Middle School Update

Dear Student Ministries Parents,    Happy summer to you! As I write this, the sun is literally starting to shine after what seems like months of rain and boy, am I excited for the warm weather to arrive!!! I want to take a brief moment to update you regarding our middle school ministries and our… Continue reading Middle School Update

Sermon Resource

In the sermon this morning, Pastor John mentioned a link to begin a dive into the study of textual criticism. Below is the video, as well as a link to more reading. https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/neither-do-i-condemn-you–3

January/February Financial Update

Dear Morning Star Family,    What a heartbreaking month it has been watching war develop in eastern Europe and seeing the devastation that is ongoing. Please be in prayer for our world and the millions of people who are suffering as a result of the invasion. In a recent Sunday morning service, we heard from… Continue reading January/February Financial Update

Budget Overview 2022