Serving opportunities

Foster Care Volunteer Opportunity

Not everyone can be a foster parent, but everyone can support children & families experiencing foster care! Morning Star is excited to partner with the local non-profit Salem Angels to provide community and support to foster families so they can continue the important and meaningful work they are doing. Do YOU have a heart to support and bless kids and families experiencing foster care?   Through the Love Box program, a group of volunteers from Morning Star will be matched to a…

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…

Outdoor Church Services

Hello, Morning Star Family! MStar is moving outdoors for Church on the Lawn! Starting August 9, we will be meeting on the front lawn of our campus for our 9 and 11 am Sunday worship services! We plan to gather in the beautiful Oregon outdoors (weather permitting) for the rest of the summer and as long into the fall as we possibly can. Here are a few important things to know: Please read the “outdoor worship service” section below to…

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…