Here’s What’s Happening at Grace!

November 29, 2015

DICKENS FAIR, ELK GROVE—Saturday, 11/28. Please stop by our Grace Church booth. Our hours will be from 10:00am – 4:00pm.

CHRISTMAS SEASON AT GRACE—Get ready to get in the Christmas Spirit! We will be celebrating Jesus’ birth at Grace Church for 4 Sundays beginning 11/29, with Christmas music & guest Jim Jessup bringing us a special Christmas message. For 12/6 we will sing Christmas carols with a special message from Pastor Rick. On 12/13 our annual hot Christmas Breakfast will be before our service, followed by Ballet Rejoice leading us in worship through dance. On 12/20, “The King’s Story” offered by the Worship Ministry, will be our Christmas presentation through song, drama vignettes, and devotional messages. These are all great opportunities for you to invite someone who doesn’t know Jesus, so mark your calendar now!

WOMEN’S MINISTRY EVENT—On Saturday, December 5th, from 2:00-4:00pm, plan to celebrate together, our Annual Cookie Exchange & Secret Sister Exchange at the church office, 9701 Dino Dr., Ste. 100, EG 95624! Come and bring a friend! Share delectable sweet treats, take some home for your family, and enjoy spending time with your friends. Please go to the Information Table for more details.

YOUTH GROUP—Eat before you come; dinner is no longer included for Jr/Sr High youth (6th-12th). Come every Sunday for youth group (unless noted); 5:00–7:00pm in warehouse.

MEN’S BREAKFAST—Men, on Saturday, December 12th, plan to meet for our monthly breakfast gathering at the church office, 9701 Dino Dr., Suite 100, EG 95624. We will have a good time visiting and sharing a great meal together.

CHRISTMAS BREAKFAST ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13TH—Our breakfast will take place in the gym from 8:45-9:30am with our service beginning at 9:45. We always generously share in the breakfast by bringing the food. We need 12 egg casseroles, 12 dishes of breakfast meats (bacon, ham, sausages), 12 holiday breads (muffins, banana-type breads, pastries), and 10 fruit plates. Please BRING YOUR FOOD TO THE GYM BY 8:30AM. Email the church office what you plan to bring or sign up with Joanie on Sunday, December 6th. She also needs 3-4 helpers to set up at 8:00am and help supervise the breakfast. Cleanup is usually very quickly done right after the breakfast with people claiming their dishes after the service. Thank you!

REACHING KIDS FOR CHRIST—God is growing our Children’s Ministry with more kids!! Would you like to make an eternal difference in someone’s life? Join the Children’s Ministry Team. We need some new faces to “Love the kids to Jesus!” You don’t have to be a teacher or gifted that way. You just need a willing heart. We need helpers in both Kingdom Kids and Adventure Club classes. Schedules are done on a rotation basis. Please email the church office at to sign on. You will be blessed by the little children.

STOP HUNGER NOW MEALS LOCATIONFor those of you who participated by donating $$ and/or packaged meals on 9/27 for Stop Hunger Now, we thought you would like to know that on 11/19,  285,120 meals from their Bay Area Warehouse were shipped to the Philippines where 500,000 people live in poverty.