eGrace – 4/12/2017

Hey, Grace’rs,

This weekend we celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus.

We begin on Friday by focusing on the crucifixion of Jesus: Good Friday Service of the Cross, Friday, April 14@6:30 pm

We then celebrate the resurrection of Jesus with two services on Saturday (plus a free BBQ) and two on Sunday:
Easter Saturday (2 services): 3 pm and 5 pm. (FREE easter Egg Hunt/BBQ between services from 4-5)
Easter Sunday (2 services): 8:45 and 10:15.

Easter Party at Lake Pleasant Mobile Home Park Estates, Saturday, April 15@10:30. Contact Alycia at for more information.

Summer Schedule begins April 22/23: Saturday@5. Sunday@8:45 and 10:15.

Understanding the Complex Worlds of Men and Women with Best-Selling Author Shaunti Feldhahn, Sunday, April 30 from 3-5 pm. A fun, deep, research-based look at how men and women think and relate. You can listen to part two of a podcast I did with her here.

Special Event Worship Weekend: The Gospel According to Godspell, May 6/7 (at all three worship services). We’ll look at the story of Jesus through Scripture and the music of Godspell. Groovy!

Active Adults (YOLO)
Last breakfast of the season, Wednesday, April 19@8:30, featuring Sam Fowler on Christianity and sports. Sign up in the lobby.

For Boys and Men!
Boy’s Rite of Passage Information Meeting, Sunday, May 7@11:15
Each year I take our 13-15 year old boys and their dads/father-figures through an interactive, Biblical, fun, compelling experience where boys deal with two questions: What kind of man do I want to be? What does it look like for me to follow Jesus into manhood? I’ll be leading a 45 minute information meeting on this powerful program on Sunday, May 7@11:15 for boys and their parents. RSVP in the lobby or to me:

Father-Son Survival Camp BBQ, Sunday, May 21@4. We’re going to have some fun competitions and learn a few skills for living life in the 21st Century as boys and men. $5 for guys 18 and over. Free for boys Kindergarten through age 17. RSVP in the lobby or online at Hit the men’s link and follow the page to the registration.

For Women:
A new Bible study on the Old Testament Hero Gideon begins April 27. More info in the lobby.

VBS Goes to the Movies, June 12-16. Go to and hit the VBS link to register.

Musical Theater Camp, July 17-21. Go to and hit the Musical Theater link to register.

Stats and Stuff
Attendance: 819
Offerings: Not available at time of publication! 🙂

Make sure to invite a friend or two to join you for worship this weekend. If you can attend either of the two Saturday Easter Services, it will be much appreciated and will help open up room for Sunday.