Happy Monday from The Morning Thing! 10/5/15

The Morning Thing kicked off several things today.

#1 – Clergy Appreciation Month.
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October is Clergy Appreciation Month. WNZR helps you honor your pastor!

Each Friday (starting October 9th), 5 local pastors will be honored on The Morning Thing (at approximately 7:30am). Our morning show hosts will share their names and churches along with comments from their church family. (5 entries will be drawn at random).

Each pastor that is mentioned will receive a $20.00 gift certificate to a local restaurant to enjoy a dinner out with family. Each pastor will ALSO receive the Kyle Idleman book “Aha – The God Moment That Changes Everything”.

Call (740) 392-9090 now and tell us why you love your pastor. Or go HERE to submit the online form.

Thanks to these restaurants for donating gift certificates for our pastor dinners:
The Southside Diner (week #1 – Friday 10/9)
The Alcove Restaurant (week #2 – 10/16)
Allison’s Finer Diner (week #3 – 10/23)
and Jake’s Restaurant of Mount Vernon (week #4 – Friday 10/30)

We will draw a GRAND PRIZE for Clergy Appreciation Month this year! All pastors will be entered into a drawing for an overnight stay at the Mount Vernon Grand Hotel.

Thanks to City on a Hill Productions for their donation of the Kyle Idleman books and thanks to the Mount Vernon Grand Hotel for their grand prize donation!

#2 Starting Point Week
We’ll talk about the ministry Starting Point all this week. We’ll share conversations with staff members and volunteers.
We are also sharing information about Starting Point’s Walk, which is coming this Saturday, October 10th!
Join the WNZR team and support Starting Point’s outreach to women and men facing unplanned pregnancies.
Click HERE to find out more about Starting Point’s WALK.
starting point-01If you can’t walk on that day, pledge your support to WNZR’s team. Call 740-392-9090 and ask for Marcy. Your pledge will help us reach a goal of $1,000 dollars for our team!
Or email wnzr@mvnu.edu, tell us your name, address, phone number and the amount you want to pledge for WNZR’s Team! Our WNZR Team includes: Marcy Rinehart and Jenna Potts from The Morning Thing, Jessica Wells from The Afternoon Drive, WNZR Graphic Designer Megan Vernon and WNZR Sports Director Josh Pope!

Today, we talked with Brooke Gillen, Starting Point’s Administrative Assistant. Click HERE to hear the inspiring conversation.

#3 Concert Ticket Giveaways!
The Morning Thing is giving away concert tickets ALL WEEK LONG!
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Click HERE to find out more about The Beating Hearts Tour with Newsong, Mandisa and Danny Gokey. The Morning Thing and The Afternoon Drive are playing Song Poetry all this week. Tune in for your chance to win. We’ll share some song lyrics. If you can be the first person to correctly guess the artist and the song title, you win 2 tickets to the concert!

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Click HERE to find out more about the “All The Earth is Holy Ground” tour with Tenth Avenue North and Dan Bremnes. The Morning Thing and The Afternoon Drive have a special cue for you to call. Listen for the band members of Tenth Avenue North to sing/rap the last part of our birthday song. The part that says, “we pray that God will bless you, today and all year long”. When you hear them rapping, call 740-392-9090. Caller #4 wins 2 tickets to the concert!

BIG NEWS for Mount Vernon Nazarene University students. Mansfield Christian High School is offering a discount code on http://www.itickets.com for MVNU students! Tickets are 1/2 Price ($7.50). The discount code for MVNU students is: MVNU.

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