Events Calendar

Events Calendar

October 2020

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Events

Volunteer with The Lights at Morning Star

WE NEED YOUR HELP TO MAKE THE LIGHTS AT MORNING STAR HAPPEN! The Lights at Morning Star is a family-fun, Christmas lights drive-through event that takes attendees through an eight-step audio/visual adventure! Hot cocoa and candy canes will be safely distributed through the car window as participants listen to an original story and soundtrack about a Christmas elf on a journey for self worth. This registration is a sign-up for the following volunteer needs: Preparation and Production Phase // now…

Sunday Morning Services

Looking for information about our regathering in person? CLICK HERE! Come join us for one of our Sunday morning gatherings! With services at 9 and 11 am, there is something for the early riser AND the person who enjoys their weekend sleep. Come be a part of the Morning Star family as we worship together and hear some dynamic and practical teaching from God’s Word. Our atmosphere is relaxed and casual, and the people are friendly. Bring the whole family…

Women’s Bible Study – Acts, Part 1

Precept Upon Precept: Acts, Part 1 Jesus’ Witnesses, Empowered by His Spirit This 8 week Bible study will dig into the first 12 chapters of Acts. There will be an in person option on Monday at 9:30 am in the B5 (Triple Room upstairs) from September 21-November 9. There is also an online option on Thursday at 9:30 am via Zoom from September 24-November 12. Luke’s first account was his Gospel in which he recorded all that Jesus began to…

Mondays

Homework + Hanging Out Middle and high school students are invited to come hang out at the church on Monday afternoons. We will have designated homework times and also some time to just hangout, play games, and be together in community. You bring your homework and a mask, we’ll bring snacks and fun!

Celebrate Recovery

Morning Star Celebrate Recovery (CR) is for everyone that would like to explore and/or recover from the hurts, habits, and hang-ups of everyday life. At CR, we encourage acceptance and compassion for what a person has experienced or is currently experiencing. CR is a place to receive God’s love, and healing power, as well as the support of a community of like-minded strugglers. We invite you to join us for worship and encouragement, it will be good for you, and…

SaveOne

A Guide to Emotional Healing After Abortion (Location is confidential for privacy – call Terri Nordone at 503-999-6333 or Patti Williamson at 503-932-1267 for details.) Find hope if you are struggling with the effects of a past abortion. Learn how to overcome anger, depression, shame, guilt, and a lack of forgiveness toward others and yourself. This 11-week, biblically-based class is held in a small group setting. Our passion is to help you restore your peace of mind and self-worth as you experience…

Wednesday Prayer Meeting – Online

Weekly Prayer meetings will be 8 am on Sunday morning and 9 am on Wednesday morning. People can listen in without being expected to pray out loud. All are welcome! Join the meeting here.

RIOT

RIOT is our weekly outreach event for high school students! Whether you grew up in church or are investigating Jesus for the first time, this is the place for you! Come hang out, play some games, and connect with friends. We’ll also spend some time learning from God’s Word and talking about it in discussion groups every week. We’d love to see you there! RIOT begins on at 7 pm in the South Auditorium. Social distancing and face covering mandates…

Women’s Bible Study – Acts, Part 1 – Online

Precept Upon Precept: Acts, Part 1 Jesus’ Witnesses, Empowered by His Spirit This 8 week Bible study will dig into the first 12 chapters of Acts. There will be an in person option on Monday at 9:30 am in the B5 (Triple Room upstairs) from September 21-November 9. There is also an online option on Thursday at 9:30 am via Zoom from September 24-November 12. Luke’s first account was his Gospel in which he recorded all that Jesus began to…

Women’s Bible Study – Jude

By Jackie Hill There will be an in person option on Thursday at 9:30 am in the South Auditorium OR 7 pm in Bridge 45 (C1) from October 1-November 12. You can also choose to do this study from home by yourself or with a friend! While often overlooked, the Book of Jude remains as relevant today as the time it was written. God has commanded His beloved church to do the necessary work of contending for the faith in…

Women’s Bible Study – Jude – From Home

By Jackie Hill There will be an in person option on Thursday at 9:30 am in the South Auditorium OR 7 pm in Bridge 45 (C1) from October 1-November 12. You can also choose to do this study from home by yourself or with a friend! Videos will be available online and you can work at your own pace. There will be a totally option Zoom group discussion time on Thursdays starting October 8 at 1 pm. While often overlooked,…

Men’s Discipleship: Attributes of a Man

This is a seven-week study. Seven weeks of diving into your walk with Jesus, and looking at the attributes of a man, while looking at the attributes of Jesus–the ultimate man. Each week we will dive into, study, and discuss various topics such as . . . Follow CompletelyWillingness To SacrificeRadical ObedienceStrategizes Self-DisciplineReceptive to TruthLive PurposefullyDeliberately Produces GrowthIntegrity of MotiveDevoted to Brotherhood Starting Thursday, October 29 at 7 pm, we will be meeting both in person as well as online…

Highlife

HIGHLIFE is a place to experience crazy games, powerful worship and a dynamic message. Meet new friends and get connected with a small group and leader. HIGHLIFE is the coolest place to be on Thursday nights. See you there! We begin at 7 pm in the South Auditorium. Social distancing and face covering mandates will be observed. Need a small group? Email us at highlife@mstar.church to get connected! LINK TO HIGHLIFE’S SOCIAL MEDIA!

Women’s Bible Study – Jude

By Jackie Hill There will be an in person option on Thursday at 9:30 am in the South Auditorium OR 7 pm in Bridge 45 (C1) from October 1-November 12. You can also choose to do this study from home by yourself or with a friend! While often overlooked, the Book of Jude remains as relevant today as the time it was written. God has commanded His beloved church to do the necessary work of contending for the faith in…

Recovery Community Group

Morning Star’s Recovery Community Group. This is NOT a CR event, but our church’s community group focused on recovery. We will be following Morning Star guidelines and protocols, not CR guidelines. Please contact tom@mstar.church if you would like to join! This group is mixed gender and not issue specific. Recovery CG Gathering Expectations: If you are sick or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 within the past 14 days, please stay home. Social distancing and masks are required. Bathrooms have…

Trunk or Treat: Host a Trunk

On Saturday, October 31 from 2-5 pm, kids from all over the greater Salem area will come to Morning Star with their family and friends for a fun and safe time Trunk-Or-Treating! You can be part of making this event great for the kids of our community. Here’s how: Just decorate your car’s trunk, come to the church parking lot, and hand out candy and treats to the kids! You might even win a prize for the best decorated trunk.…

Trunk or Treat: Bring the Family!

This October 31, join us for Trunk or Treat in Morning Star Community Church’s south parking lot. What’s Trunk or Treat? Glad you asked! Volunteers decorate their car/truck trunks in our parking lot. Some trunks are movie themed, Disney, animal related, video games and so much more! The volunteers’ creativity really comes to life! Plus, they’ll give you candy! We cannot wait to see all the fun themes that people use to decorate their vehicles, and you will not want to miss it!…