Posts by Kate Snegirev

Welcome to the Board: Scott Lute

Hello, my name is Scott Lute. My wife Kelle and I have attended Morning Star since the first official service was held on July 4, 1982. Following my retirement from the business world, it was my long term relationship with this body of believers and the prompting of God’s Spirit, that led me to join the Morning Star staff in January of 2015 for a few years assisting the pastoral staff. My wife and I became Christians shortly after we…

Welcome to the Board: Bill Schutz

Hello Morning Star family, I’m William (Bill) Schutz. My wonderful and lovely wife Jan and I have been married for 35 years since both graduating from Oregon State University (Go Beavs!!). I retired in 2017 after spending 40 years in service with the U.S. Army and the Oregon Army National Guard. We have two awesome daughters. Melissa is currently a Major in the Army at Fort Bragg, NC but will soon be returning to Oregon to continue her military career…

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…

Student Ministries Parent Update: June 2020

Summer 2020 is happening! In this post you will find information on our high school seniors’ transition to our young adult ministry, our summer programming schedule for Highlife and RIOT, and a summer event we are excited to announce (hint: What do you get when you combine Great Xscape and Adventure Camp in the summer of 2020? See answer below).  While this summer may look different than summers in the past, God is still the same God he has always…

Student Ministries Transitions and Updates

Hello Parents and Students! We know that this year hasn’t looked normal, and we appreciate how well you’ve adapted to so many changing things. We want to update you on what the next couple weeks look like, as well as some of the summer plans. Sunday June 7: Drive-Thru Promotions! We are hosting a drive-thru celebration for our current 8th graders moving up to RIOT and our current 5th graders moving up to Highlife. Come meet our awesome leaders, get…

Student Ministries Online

As we work to find the best way to do ministry in the midst of this season, we know one thing for sure: we still love our students! We’ve created two new YouTube channels for our middle and high schoolers so we can stay connected. We will continue to host RIOT and Highlife online on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7 pm, followed by virtual small groups (e-groups) hosted by small group leaders through video conferencing apps. To get connected to…

Spring Break Missions Cancellation

Updated March 17 Hey everyone! Katrina and Rob here. There are far more questions than answers so bear with us in this season. No matter how you feel about what’s going on, know that Student Ministries is continuing and we are doing our very best to make decisions that put Jesus first, and our students right behind that.  Here are some questions we want to address: Are the trips being rescheduled? It is our hope to reschedule to sometime late…