eGrace – 11/8/2018

Hey, Grace’rs,

This weekend:  Jesus and the Grateful Dead.   We’ll focus on the Dangerously Good power of Gratitude. (Luke 17:11-19)).  Families with last names starting with G-K have the food table this weekend.

Dinner Saturday after the worship service.  $2 per person, $5 per family.  The food is amazing!  This week:  Ham, scalloped potatoes and corn.  For only $2!!!!

If you missed last week’s message on Cheeky Christianity you can view it here.

For all the information on what’s happening at Grace go to  Or…head to the App store and download the Grace App (search Community of Grace Peoria, AZ)

New Podcast for Parents:  The Wonder of Parenting with Dr. Michael Gurian and Tim Wright.  Each week Michael and I will look at the call of parenting through the lens of brain science, our own experiences, and practical insights.  Go to to subscribe.  And please leave a 5 star review!

Coming Up This Fall:

Sermon series: Would the Real Christians Please Stand Up! A Reckless Guide to Dangerously Good Faith

November 10/11: Jesus and the Grateful Dead (Luke 17:11-19)
Special Event: November 17-18-19:  Tim Madigan, Journalist and Author, will be our guest speaker on the weekend talking about his friendship with Mister Rogers, based on his book—I’m Proud of You: My Friendship with Mister Rogers.  

On Monday@6:30 pm Tim will do a one hour presentation on his friendship with Fred Rogers open to the public. (You might want to view this Summer’s Documentary on Mister Rogers: Won’t You Be My Neighbor? on various streaming platforms.

Men: Tim will also be doing a special presentation for the men on Saturday@6:30 am, Nov. 18.  Free continental breakfast!

November 25/26: The Hope of Christmas Past
December 1/2: The Joy of Christmas Present

For the Youth:
Reckless meets every Sunday at 5:30-7 for 6th grade through HS:  Special Parent/Youth Meeting this Sunday@7!

Sunday Night Live: Our monthly high-energy event for our K-5th Graders.  This Sunday@4!  Free!

For the Moms:  The Well. This month, on November 15@6, the focus is on building holiday traditions.  Child-care available.  Contact for more info.

Dec. 2:  Our Annual Christmas Show.  Two performances on Sunday, 2 and 5 pm with a Christmas Party in between shows.  Tickets are just $3.00 per person and now available in the lobby.

Christmas Breakfast with Santa and Santa Games, Saturday, December 15@8 am.  Sponsored by MenTooBoys and WomenTooGirls.  Free!

Stats and Stuff:
Attendance: 660
General $19,676.30 + $2,716.25 online/text + $5,055 ACH + $50 Thrivent Choice = $27,497.55
Youth $10 online/text
Mission $10 online/text
Rwanda $50 online/text
Refresh the Campus $50 ACH
Samaritan $15 ACH
Hunger $5 online/text
Noisy Offering $44.86
LPE $1,015 + $70 online/text = $1,085

This weekend: Thankfulness is good for you!  Find out why.