eGrace – 11/3/2016

Hey, Grace’rs,

This Weekend: New Service Times:
Sunday@8:10, 9:15 and 10:30

Our focus this weekend: Jesus and the day after the election. What does it look like to follow Jesus on Wednesday after we’ve elected a new President in one of the most divisive, toxic campaigns in living memory? Families with last names starting with A-F have the food table this weekend.

Coming Up:

November 19/20: Kids Ask Pastor Tim Weekend!

Thanksgiving Food Box Donations for Lake Pleasant Mobile Home Park Estates: Shopping lists in lobby this weekend. Food boxes need to be back to Grace by November 20.

Forum on Islam, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 6:30 pm. I’m really excited about this opportunity to learn more about our Muslim friends. Our guest will be a local lawyer: Yaser Ali. He’s awesome. And he’ll be bringing some folks from his local Mosque along for us to hang out with after the forum.

YOLO (Active Adults) Breakfast: November 16 – 8:30 a.m. – Grace Lobby. Program: Team from Desert Wildlife Zoo
Critters they could bring:: fox, hedgehog, tortoise, snake, skunk and lizard (depends on how animals “feel”)
Signup in lobby.

November 26: Our Annual Turkey Games. Volleyball competitions. Games for all ages. A Manger Build (build a small manger, $25 per kit includes everything you need). Sign ups for purchasing Manger Kits this weekend.

The Annual Grace Christmas Show, Sunday, December 4. Two performances. More to come.

Peace Lutheran-Community of Grace Reformation Tour. Next October 2017 we celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation when Martin Luther nailed 95 Thesis to the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church, launching a dramatic revolution in Christianity. Pastor Al Cassel from Peace Lutheran is hosting a tour of Luther sites in Germany next September. The tour group will meet me in Wittenberg where we will worship together in one of the historic Luther Churches. Information meeting is Wednesday, Nov. 16@6 at Peace Lutheran Church. For more go to and hit the icon for the Reformation Tour. Sign up in the lobby or email me at

Women’s Give Thanks Dinner/Silent Auction, November 15@6:30 pm. Tickets in the lobby this weekend.

Stats and Stuff:
Attendance: 602
Offerings: General $18,695 + $3,673.75 Online/Text/Kiosk + $5,895 ACH = $28,263.75. Refresh the Campus $1,075 + $50 ACH = $1,125. Tithe Challenge $325. Hunger $40 Online/Text/Kiosk. Missions $151.25 Online/Text/Kiosk. Youth $60 Online/Text/Kiosk. Samaritan $40 ACH. Noisy Offering $40.49

Looking forward to worshipping with you this weekend!