Christmas Caroling with Legacy Ministries: December 17

After several years of caroling in Crown Heights, where Grace is located, we’re taking our show on the road. This year we join Legacy Ministries for caroling in their neighborhood. Legacy Ministries is a Christian non-profit based in downtown/south Wichita.

Legacy reaches out to their neighborhood through art classes for young people, a community garden, a home in the community, and more.

On December 17, we join Legacy to carol in their neighborhood. Meet at Grace at 6 pm to carpool. Contact ...

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From the Pastor’s Desk: December 5

Dear Grace Community,

A couple of weeks ago I sat at my desk making worship plans. I read through scripture and liturgies, and I thumbed through the hymnal. One of my favorite things about our hymnal is the online resource. The online hymnal lets us keep track of how many times we’ve sung a hymn and what dates we sang it. It also makes suggestions about hymns to go with scripture.

The best thing about it is that it plays 30-second samples ...

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Yellow Bag Sundays in December 2015

Each month on the first Sunday, you’re encouraged to take home a re-usable yellow grocery bag, put some non-perishable items in it, and bring it back the next week, or soon thereafter. This month our contributions go to Operation Holiday. Operation
Holiday is part of Interfaith Ministries and served over 12,000 people in Wichita last year providing them with food, coats, and gifts.

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Silent Night Service is December 14

Advent (or the Christmas Season as many call it) is a time of mixed messages and mixed emotions. For anyone who has
experienced loss or sadness, the holidays can be difficult, or at the least, stir up emotions. Whether it is a public loss, like a death in the family or a divorce, or a more private sadness, it can be hard to move through a season when the expectations are high energy, big smiles, and Santa sweaters.

Recognizing that some ...

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Sunday Morning Preaching Schedule for December 2015

December 6    

Do You Hear What I Hear? In week two of our Advent series we listen for ‘the voice of one crying out’ and look at Luke 3:1-6. Catherine Neelly Burton preaches, and we celebrate the Lord’s Supper at both worship services.

December 13 

Do you Hear What I Hear? In week three of our Advent series we listen for ‘words of comfort’ and look at Isaiah 40:1-11. Catherine Neelly Burton preaches. At 11 am we celebrate the sacrament of baptism, and ...

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