Welcome to Morning Star Christian Fellowship

"He who is joined to the Lord is one spirit with Him." - 1 Corinthians 6:17

"Let the children come to me." -Matthew 19:14 Summer Story Time Sessions - "select here for more detail"


Welcome to Morning Star Christian Fellowship


Good Shepherd Christian School

Good Shepherd Christian School has not been in operation since the school year 2020-21. There is a committee exploring future possibilities. If interested, please contact 845-339-4488.

Good Shepherd Christian School has been a ministry of Morning Star Christian Fellowship since 1980. Good Shepherd School is a Kindergarten through 8th grade school which offers excellent education in an atmosphere of Christ’s love. Good Shepherd teaches and honors God’s word, and promotes behavior which is consistent with the life of Jesus.


The “International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church” was founded in 1996 because there are many countries where Christians are at risk practicing their faith. With more Christians martyred during the twentieth century than all nineteen previous centuries combined, consistent prayer is a primary request. Adopt-A-Nation simplifies the task of joining others in mobilizing prayer for millions and millions of people.

Morning Star 2024 OCC Operation Christmas Child 

Hello Morning Star family, we are providing a month-by-month detailed list and suggestions of items to purchase & donate for our OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD: 2024 OCC church packing party 🙏 🎁 🙏🏾 in the fall.

We need to start collecting throughout the year until November –  if you see anything that would be appropriate or on sale, you may start bringing it in to church or alert Paola Gagliardi ( by text) of good deals and sales.  Since we are starting in April let’s not forget cover the needs for the past months as well.

Thank you in advance for your loving unwavering continued support of this international children evangelization project so dear to many of us 🙏🎁🙏🏾

Suggestions of Items to collect for our Church’s OCC packing party.

Please read and refer back to the entire list (these are only suggestions).  If you find sales of appropriate items listed under a different month, no problem, just bring them in.


Small toys, plush toys


Small toys, plush toys


Craft kits, sewing kits, small games


Boy & Girl activity toys, jump ropes, dolls


Hygiene items

Deodorant, soap, floss, combs, brushes wash cloths, toothbrushes (NO toothpaste, please)


Clothing Socks, tank tops, t-shirts, shorts, pants, underwear, shoes


caps, coloring books, harmonicas, small balls, yo-yos, toy cars


School supplies, crayons

Glue sticks, child safe scissors, pencils, erasers, pencil sharpeners


Flip flops, sandals, shoes


Hats & gloves

miscellaneous items  to add to the rest of the collection months.


Monetary Donations

$10 needed for shipping each shoebox.

Let’s fill 200 or more boxes at our 2024 packing party!

Blessings 🙏 🎁 🙏🏾


Operation Christmas Child is a project of the international relief organization, Samaritan’s Purse. Their mission is to provide local partners around the world with shoeboxes filled with small toys, hygiene items, and school supplies as a means of reaching out to children in their own communities with the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Statement of Faith

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The Bible

We believe the Bible, consisting of the Old & New Testaments, to be the only inspired, inerrant, authoritative Word of God.

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We believe there is one God, eternally existent and manifested as Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit.

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Jesus Christ

We believe in the deity of Jesus Christ, His virgin birth, his sinless life, in the atoning power of His Blood, in His bodily resurrection in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return to Earth in Power and glory.

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We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the unsaved. They that are saved to eternal life and they that are unsaved unto eternal damnation.

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Message from Pastor James Smith

Welcome to Morning Star!

Morning Star Christian Fellowship is composed of individuals who have made Jesus Christ Lord of their lives. We share our life together in Christian fellowship, seeking to strengthen each other in faith development through worship, teaching, preaching, fellowship and service. Beyond this, we strive to express the compassion of Jesus Christ to all persons along with our personal commitment to Christ-like living.