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Regathering Update Regathering Commitments  We are committed to fervent prayer. How we regather is very complicated, so we ask you to join us in praying daily for our leadership team and other church leaders as we make important decisions that affect the spiritual wellbeing of the many people we care about. We are committed to loving both our church and city. This means that we get to be like Jesus as we humbly set aside our preferences to meet the…

Prayer Guide: July 12-18

20 minutes with Jesus prayer guide JULY 12-18, 2020 In His Word. Begin by carefully reading a passage a day. While you’re reading, write down things that stand out to you, questions you may have, and what you think the passage means. Then look for a command to follow, a promise to proclaim, and a prayer to be prayed. Write them down, too . . . then obey, proclaim, and pray! In Prayer. Our prayer emphasis is three-fold: We’ll pray…

Weekly Challenge & Kids Lessons for 7/5

Our Weekly Challenge in July is: take a picture of your completed coloring page, Home Guide, or Sermon Notes and email to kids@mstar.church, or send to our social media, to be entered to win a kids devotional this week! Don’t have a printer? Color your own page about your lesson and send that in! Did you know we’re going LIVE on our Mstar Kids Facebook Page on Fridays at 10 am with object lessons and fun? Go like and watch through July! Preschool Lesson…

Prayer Guide: July 5 – 11

20 minutes with Jesus prayer guide JULY 5-11, 2020 In His Word. Begin by carefully reading a passage a day. While you’re reading, write down things that stand out to you, questions you may have, and what you think the passage means. Then look for a command to follow, a promise to proclaim, and a prayer to be prayed. Write them down, too . . . then obey, proclaim, and pray! In Prayer. Our prayer emphasis is three-fold: We’ll pray…

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…

Weekly Challenge and Kids Lessons for 6/28

Hey Parents! Remember to email a picture of your child’s completed coloring page, Home Guide or Sermon Notes to kids@mstar.church to be entered to win a kids devotional this week!  Did you know we’re going LIVE on our Mstar Kids Facebook Page on Fridays with object lessons and fun? Go like and watch through July! Preschool Lesson Materials to Print:  1) Home Guide 2) Coloring Page 3) Cutouts for Coloring Page (Supplies needed: Glue stick, crayons or markers) Lesson to watch: https://youtu.be/5u4c1pc7ySY Elementary Lesson Materials to Print:  1) Home Guide…

Prayer Guide: June 28 – July 4

20 minutes with Jesus prayer guide JUNE 28 – JULY 4, 2020 In His Word. Begin by carefully reading a passage a day. While you’re reading, write down things that stand out to you, questions you may have, and what you think the passage means. Then look for a command to follow, a promise to proclaim, and a prayer to be prayed. Write them down, too . . . then obey, proclaim, and pray! In Prayer. Our prayer emphasis is…

Kids Lessons and Parent Resources for 6/21

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY! Dad, we hope your day is awesome and you’re celebrated amazingly! Parents, please take advantage of these resources and links our team has developed for you and your family! Mstar Kids Facebook page Mstar Kids Youtube Channel Click HERE to find and print our Sermon Notes for Kids while your family watches the main service online! Need some printed for you? We have printed copies available at the church office’s front door in the file folder.  Preschool Lesson: Here is a…

Camp Agape and Morning Star

Agape Families exists to provide hope and stability to families impacted by incarceration. Agape was founded in 2012 in response to the estimated 22,000 kids in Oregon that have a parent that is in prison. The impact of incarceration stretches far past the individual that is sentenced, and their children currently face a number of challenges in their lives including economic hardships, health concerns, academic difficulties, housing deficiencies, and more. Without hope or resources, these kids are placed on a…

Prayer Guide: June 21-27

20 minutes with Jesus prayer guide JUNE 21-27, 2020 In His Word. Begin by carefully reading a passage a day. While you’re reading, write down things that stand out to you, questions you may have, and what you think the passage means. Then look for a command to follow, a promise to proclaim, and a prayer to be prayed. Write them down, too . . . then obey, proclaim, and pray! Specific Scriptures are given for the days we gather…

Men’s Ministries Update 6.17.2020

Men of Morning Star,  COVID-19 has affected everyone . . . kids finishing the school year at home, people losing their jobs, churches meeting over the internet, (and I’m not including those thousands getting sick . . . and those who’ve died). It is a whole new phenomenon. One that we have not experienced in our lifetime. I believe it has incredibly affected the psyche and heart of men in a unique and challenging way. Isolation is not good for anyone. We…