Happy New Year! I invite you to build one of the most important habits of your life this year—to worship regularly!
This weekend: We officially launch our new series, Would the Real God Please Stand Up! by deep diving into the story of Creation (Genesis 1). If you missed worship last weekend and my preview of this new series, you can watch here.
New This Saturday after our 5 pm worship service: Our new Grace Night Saturday Night. Enjoy a meal after worship and a fun activity/competition. $2 per person/$5 per family. Menu this week: Walking Taco’s. Activity: It’s a surprise!
Men’s Saturday Morning Bible Study resumes Saturday, January 6@6:30 am.
Men’s Retreat: One Year to Live. Last weekend to receive the early bird fee. See Mike after worship.
Women: Tuesday Mornings – 7 week class starting 1/09/18 from 10:00 – 11:30 am: One in a Million by Priscilla Shirer
Tuesday Evenings – 5 week class starting 1/09/18 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm Lineage of Grace by Francine Rivers
Monday Evenings – Starting on 1/15/18 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm SMILES (devotionals) using God Hunger by Dominic Muir
Moms: Thursday January 18 • 6:00 – 7:00 PM: The Well – A new gathering time for Moms raising children, and/or women in the role of mom.
For K-6th grade: Sunday Night Live. A new monthly VBS event starting at 4:30. Sign up in the lobby!
Jr/Sr High: Reckless this Sunday@5:30.
MenTooBoys breakfast, Saturday, February 17@8 am. For dads, sons, men, and boys without dads around. This month: Free Breakfast and a chance to learn how to throw a football, and more! Sign up in the lobby.
The Helping Boys Thrive Summit, Saturday, February 24 (Downtown Phoenix). For educators, parents, and anyone wanting to inspire our boys to good manhood! We have changed the name a bit to open up the event to public educators and other who work with boys outside of the Christian community. Information here (until we move to the new site): www.helpingboysthrive.org/phoenix. However, because Grace is a sponsor, you can register for $20 ($15 discount!). You can let your friends know, too! Register here.
Feed My Starving Children, March 2-3.
BJ Thomas in concert, Sunday, April 15. More info to come.
Stats and Stuff:
Offerings: General $32,220.56 + $32,391.50 online/text = $64,612.06. FMSC $600. Noise Youth Choir $500 + $100 online/text = $600. Memorial Garden $1,000. Hunger $2,670 online/text. Missions $165 online/text. Youth $215 online/text. Noisy Offering $58.31
What is God really like? Come and find out this year!