Events & Activities
Dear MSPC Family,
Two new at large Nominating Committee members were voted in to serve on the 2020 Nominating Committee during the Congregational Meeting on Sun., Sept. 13, 2020. Congratulations to Liz Burkins and Jens Schwarte!
Here is your 2020 Nominating Committee:
Christine Baldwin – firstname.lastname@example.org
Lauren Benton – email@example.com
Liz Burkins – firstname.lastname@example.org
Kim Coe – email@example.com
Yvonne Moyer – firstname.lastname@example.org
Jens Schwarte – email@example.com
Please email them if you have any thoughts or suggestions or questions about the work of the Nominating Committee. If you have a name to offer as a possible Elder or Deacon, you can reach out to any of these members.
Blessings to you in these days, Pastor Kim
Sunday Coffee Hour on ZOOM
Starts Sun., May 3rd@ 12:15 pm and continues on the First and Third Sunday of the month.
MSPC’s Leadership Task Force is hosting the coffee hour. Join us to fellowship with other MSPC members!
Your hosts are determined by the first letter of your last name.
Alice Burch and Melissa Gracey: A-H
Marta Lavandier and Scott MacDonald: I-O
Princess Mompremier, Terry Rodriguez, and Kim Robles: P-Z
If you would like to be a part of the coffee hour and do not already have the link, you can email your group leader:
Melissa Gracey: MelGracey305@gmail.com
Marta Lavandier: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kim Robles: email@example.com
At the direction of the MSPC Session, the church is currently closed for in-person gatherings and our staff will remain at home but remain accessible in our ongoing efforts to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. During this uncertain time, MSPC is offering new ways to gather and nurture communion. Join us for our Sunday Worship Livestream at 11 am here on the website or on YouTube. Our youth groups and committees continue to meet online or telephonically, and look for online Sunday School to begin soon as well. Should you need to reach our staff, you can call the church office and leave a message at 305.754.9541 and we will respond shortly. Alternatively, you can reach Dennis Andrews at firstname.lastname@example.org; Kim Robles at email@example.com; David Kinchen at firstname.lastname@example.org; and, Steven Silvestro at email@example.com.
MSPC’s lenten mission events will kick off with a beach cleanup at Oleta State Park on Saturday, February 29 from 8:30 to 11 am. On Friday, March 6 (1-4 pm) and Saturday, March 7 (8 am-2 pm) volunteers will plant a Florida native garden on the MSPC campus. On Saturday, March 13 (4-6 pm) we will be beautifying green space at UrbanPromise Miami and to close out the season, MSPC volunteers will be planting natives and taking a walking tour at Enchanted Forrest/Elaine Gordon Park. For additional information, contact Carol in the church office at 305-754-9541.
Addresses for the challenge sites are:
Oleta River State Park
3400 NE 163rd Street
North Miami, Florida
Urban Promise Miami
985 Northwest 1st Street
Enchanted Forrest/Elaine Gordon Park
1725 Northeast 135th Street
North Miami, Florida
Ash Wednesday services will be held at 7pm at the MacArthur Chapel @ 601 Northeast 96th Street. If you can’t make the service, look for Pastor Kim in the MacArthur Chapel parking lot between 9am & 3:30pm for drive-up ashes and prayers.
Christmas Eve features two sensational candlelight gatherings packed full of great music.
At 6 p.m. the children will sing and Santa will make an appearance to explain the reason for the season. Santa will be available for cookies and milk and pictures with children following 6 p.m. worship.
You are invited to celebrate the meaning of Christmas with a live, open-air reenactment of Christ’s birth story. Featuring live camels, donkeys, goats and sheep, and an innovative mix of digital and live-action characters, including Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus, the prophets, angels, the wise men and more! This spectacular depiction, complete with narration and music, is fun for the entire family!
It takes more than 80 volunteers each night to put on this wondrous show! Whether you are a performer or like to work behind the scenes, we need your help. Service hours are available.
Children and Youth Choir have begun for the new year. Children’s choir meets from 4-5 pm and Youth choir meets 5:15-6:15 on Thursdays in the Choir room. Come join the fun and sing!
ROAR. It’s the MANE event this summer! An epic African adventure for the whole herd, ROAR explores God’s goodness and celebrates a ferocious faith that powers campers through this wild life. Registration is $40 for the week and includes a ROAR t-shirt for children entering PK4 through 5th grade. Aftercare is also available for $40 until 3 pm and $80 until 6 pm.
Payments can be made by cash, check or online using a credit card or PayPal. For online payments, please click the link below to submit your payment. Please make sure to include payment for both VBS and any aftercare selection, and select Add Notes to advise “Payment for VBS” and your aftercare option, 3PM or 6PM.
Join us this Sunday for the conclusion of Holy Week with two services; 8:45 am at McArthur Chapel and 11 am in the Sanctuary. Between services, there will be an Easter Egg Hunt for children from infant to Grade 5 starting promptly at 10:30 am. Bring your own basket!
Following both services there will be an Easter Celebration in the Fellowship Hall. The Hall will be beautifully decorated for the celebration with good food, fun, and fellowship for all. Come and spend time with your MSPC family during this joyous occasion. Hope to see you there!