Sunday October 11: Worship at 9 and 10:30

Sunday, October 11, is the Prairie Fire Marathon and Half Marathon. For the third year in a row runners will race past Grace starting around 8 am. We’ll be on the lawn to cheer for them as they zoom down Douglas.

Cheering, waving, and clapping for the runners is joyful, particularly when you can see the difference the encouragement makes for a person. Bring a chair or plan to stand. Our presence on the lawn is an important witness to the ...

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From the Pastor’s Desk: September 22

Dear Grace Community,

“Rejoice in the Lord always: again I say Rejoice!” This was Paul’s message to the Philippians and a good message for us too.

This summer we introduced you to, “Rejoice,” the proposal to enhance our worship spaces at Grace. The church leadership set a goal of $65,000 in order to make updates and changes to both the Great Room and Sanctuary. I was hopeful, even confident, that we would meet the goal, but what happened was more than I ...

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Watermark Event: Elizabeth Gilbert October 12

We’re excited to host our neighbors Watermark Books on October 12. At 6:30 pm we welcome author Elizabeth Gilbert who will share about her new book Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear. Gilbert is also the author of the bestselling book Eat, Pray, Love.

This is a ticketed event, however Grace is given a set of free tickets to share. First priority for tickets goes to those who volunteer. We need greeters starting at 5:45 pm and a clean-up ...

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Children’s Ministry Update from Jennifer Snook – September 2015

This year several friends and staff from Grace Presbyterian Church attended the Global Leadership Summit. Any time one sits for several hours and listens to others speak about effective leadership there is a possibility that one might get inspired. Well, one did. This one, heard a brief statement that she could not seem to forget.

That statement was from Bill Hybels who said, “one day, many years into ministry, after surveying our congregation, I realized that we had neglected to focus ...

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Same-Sex Marriage Program: September 29

Make plans to be at Grace on Tuesday, September 29. We’ll gather for dinner from 5:45-6:15 pm and a program at 6:30 pm. Dinner is informal with a cost of $7 for adults, $3 for children 11 and under, and a $17 family cap. Childcare will be provided for the program, starting at 6:30.

The program begins at 6:30 and goes until 8. This summer our session invited two men to come and speak and dialogue with us regarding same-sex marriage. ...

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