Grace.Forward! – 4/11/2019

Hey, Grace’rs

This weekend we begin the journey to the cross and the empty tomb as we follow Jesus on his Palm Sunday parade. The kids will reenact the parade for us at all three services. Families with last names starting with G-K have the food table this weekend.

After Saturday@5 meal Just $2 per person/$5 per family!


Putting in the windows in Rwanda thanks to your commitment to Grace.Forward!


If you didn’t have a chance to hear Pastor Kathleen’s message on the Prodigal Son, you can view the message here.

Coming Up:
Worship Weekends:
April 13/14: Crosswalk—Palm Sunday
April 20/21: Easter Weekend: Faith Lessons from a Bike Crash and an Empty Tomb
April 27/28: Building Rock Solid Kids (Pinewood Derby/BBQ after Saturday@5 service)
May 4/5: Worship Special Event: Joseph’s Multi-Colored Dreamcoat
May 11/12: Mother’s Day

Easter Weekend
Good Friday Service of the Cross, Friday, April 19@6:30 pm. A moving, compelling, family-friendly journey to the cross.

Easter Weekend: April 20/21
Easter Saturday: Services at 3 and 5 with an Easter Egg Hunt/BBQ in between. If you would like to participate in our Easter Baptisms during the 5 pm service, please email Kendrah at

Easter Sunday services at 8:45 and 10:15

Special Events…Invite Your Friends!
1. Pinewood Derby for the whole family. April 27 after Saturday worship (food provided as well) Cars available to purchase for $10. Cars on sale this weekend!

2. DYI Kids in a Do it for Them World, Sunday, May 5@3:30-5:30 pm featuring Katey McPherson. For any adults raising kids and/or who want to raise strong, resilient, independent kids

3. Breakfast with Former Arizona Cardinal and Color Analyst for the Cardinals, Ron Wolfley. Saturday, May 18@9:30 am!

Active Adults (YOLO)
YOLO’s LAST BREAKFAST for SEASON: Wednesday, April 17.8:30 a.m. – Grace Lobby – Catered Breakfast

SPEAKER: “AZ Power Paws” – Training Dogs for Disabled

Women’s Bible Study
Finding I AM by Lysa TerKeurst. Tuesday mornings and Tuesday evenings again at 10:30am-noon and 6:30pm – 8pm from Tuesday, April 30th to Tuesday, June 4th.

Stats and Stuff
Attendance: 599
Offerings: General $15,109.30 + $5,315 online/text + $2,954 Thrivent Choice = $23,378.30. Youth $20 online/text. Mission $50 online/text. FMSC $5,000 (Thrift Store contribution). Noise Youth Choir $100. Noisy Offering $47.26

When Jesus calls you to follow…it’s always a call to the cross!

Following Forward!