What’s Happening at Grace?

August 17, 2014

COMMUNICATION CARDS—Each Sunday, if you are not planning to use your yellow communication card, can you place it on the Usher or Info Table at the back, as you exit? The office is hoping to do some recycling!

PRIMETIMERS (AGE 50 & UP)—Come enjoy a Movie Night on Saturday, August 23rd. Eat a light dinner and then join us at 6:00 for a great movie, food, and fellowship. Please bring an appetizer to share; dessert will be provided. RSVP to the office, gracechurch4him@gmail.com or 714-3444 by August 20th.

FAMILY POTLUCK PICNIC IN THE PARK—Mark your calendars now for our annual church family picnic on Sunday, August 24th from 11:45am-3:00pm at Elk Grove Park, site 7A (next to the pool). There will be fun and fellowship for the entire family! Please bring a side dish such as salad, fruit, beans, etc. to share, a beverage of your choice and a lawn chair.

THIS PARENT MEETING—Mark your calendars now for our Fall Parent Meeting to be held at the Church Picnic on Sunday, August 24th.

DO YOU WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN A CHILD’S LIFE?—Do you have one night a week free from September through May? You may want to check out Breakout! It is our midweek children’s discipleship program. This year we’re walking through the Bible with “What’s In the Bible?” curriculum. If you feel the urge to make a difference for God’s Kingdom, please call the office.

GRACE INFORMATION & MEMBERSHIP CLASS—If you are new to Grace or have been attending for a while and would like to know more about Grace Church and/or how to become a member, we are holding the class on Sunday, September 7th from Noon-3:00pm at the church offices. Lunch is provided as well as childcare. Please mark the yellow communication card if you plan to attend, also noting if you need childcare and children’s ages.

THURSDAY AM WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY—We’d like to invite all women of Grace Church to join this ladies study this fall on September 18th at 9:30am. We will be studying Beth Moore’s “James: Mercy Triumphs.” To order & purchase a study guide, signups begin this Sunday, 8/17, and will continue through Sunday, September 7th. The cost is $22, and if paying by check, please make them payable to “Grace Church,” with “Women’s study book” on the Memo line. If you have questions, please call the office. Hope to see you there!

MEN’S ADVANCE—The Men’s Advance will be at Alliance Redwoods on September 19th – 21st. Cost is $145 for a cabin room and $175 for a lodge room. Flyers are on the information table. Please contact the office ASAP if you intend to go. We will need the full amount paid by Sunday, August 31st.

GRACE’S THIS YOUTH GROUP—We are looking for a this Night Coordinator to join the Youth Group Team. This person will be working with the rest of the team in supporting 6th-12th grade youth. We are also looking for a backup for this person when they are sick or unavailable. Please contact the office, for more detailed information if you are interested.

STEPHEN MINISTRY is a care ministry at Grace Church, and we will be training our second class of Stephen Ministers beginning Wednesday, September 24, 2014. If you’re interested in learning more about training & serving, talk to one of our Stephen Leaders at church.

SAVE THE DATES—Women’s Ministry has two final events for the 2014 year: a holiday craft night on November 14th and our Annual Cookie Exchange and Secret Sister revealing on Saturday, December 6th. Women of all ages are welcome and we encourage you to bring friends. Further details will come.