eGrace 12/8/2016

Hey, Grace’rs,

This is one of those “you don’t want to miss it” worship experiences as our Kids Choirs present the “sermon” this weekend.  If you haven’t been to church yet this Advent Season, this is a good weekend to dive back in.  And invite some friends!  They will thank you for it.  Families with last names starting with G-K have the food table this weekend.

Coming Up:

December 17/18  Christmas Goes to the Movies: Miracle on 34th Street.  The True Story of Santa Claus.

Christmas Eve Weekend:
Christmas Eve Service Times:
Friday, December 23 (Christmas Eve Eve): 6:30 pm with carols and candle light outside
Saturday, December 24:  3:30, 5:30, 7:30 and 9:30 (Scripture/Carols/Communion and outdoor candle light)

Christmas Day: Sunday, December 25: 8:10, 9:15, 10:30 Annual Grace Christmas Party Worship Service with communion

January 1/2 God’s 2017 New Year’s Resolutions

Annual meeting of the congregation this Sunday@11:30.  We will affirm 2017 board members and the 2017 budget.

Men: Coming in January: High, Deep, and Wide, Saturday, January 14  A one-day event organized around a team-oriented pentathlon (five manly, whacky games) and sessions that will take you high, deep, and wide into the adventure of grace.  $15 for food.  Sign up in the lobby.

Stats and Stuff
Attendance: 573  (Christmas Shows:  1000)
Offerings: General $19,626.50 + $4,232.50 online/text + $155 Amazon Smile = $24,014.  Mission $222.50 online/text.  Hunger $65 online/text.  Youth $70 online/text.  Noise Youth Choir $30.  Refresh the Campus $75.  Tithe Challenge $100.  Noisy Offering $53.79.  Nyamata (Missions Offering) $3,190.78

A Big “Atta-Grace” to
*all who helped make the Christmas Party at Lake Pleasant Mobile Home Park Estates such a profound experience for that neighborhood
*all who helped write Angel Tree Christmas Cards
*all who purchased Angel Tree Gifts
*all who participated in the Grace Christmas Show
*all who invited their friends to the Grace Christmas Show

See you this weekend!