From the Pastor’s Desk: October 21, 2015

Dear Grace Community,

In his book, As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner tells the story of the Bundren family. Addie Bundren, wife and mother, dies, and the family must transport her body from their home to its burial place. They plod across Mississippi with Addie’s casket in the back of their wagon. It is a punishing journey. At one point they cross a river, and catastrophe ensues. The casket floats away, living bones are broken, and whatever pride was left is ...

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Sunday Morning Preaching Schedule for November 2015

November 1  

This Sunday is part III of our God calls us to…series. Catherine Neelly Burton preaches as we explore how God calls us to commitment. We’ll focus on Mark 12:38-44. This is also All Saints day, and we will celebrate our Saints and receive communion in both worship services.

November 8 

This is the final Sunday in our series, and we’ll explore how God calls us to celebration. Our scripture for the day is John 1:1-9, 14-18, and Catherine Neelly Burton preaches. ...

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Growing in Faith – Join a Group for Five Weeks

Do you want to think about your faith and get to know people at Grace? Join a five-week Sunday morning group starting October 18. Groups meet from 10 am – 10:45 am. There are three groups during this series, and all use the same study materials.

Each group will explore the meaning of salvation using the series For the Life of the World. Read below to see which group is the best fit for you.

For the Life ...

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Refugee Support

As we view news clips of Syrian refugees struggling to reach a safe haven, many of you may be asking “How can I help?”

Grace is currently forming a small group to explore further how we as a congregation can answer God’s clear call to love those strangers among us.

If you would like to be involved in this group please contact Cheryl Lyda. The first meeting for this group is Wednesday, October 14 at 5 pm in the Grace Parlor.




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Men’s Chorus: Sunday, October 25

All men, including youth, are invited to come sing together to form a Men’s Chorus for the 11 am worship service on Sunday, October 25. This is a great opportunity for those who are unable to sing in choir throughout the year to join our Music Ministry for a short-term commitment.

Rehearsals are as follows:

  • Wednesday, October 14 at 7 pm
  • Sunday, October 18 at 10 am
  • Wednesday, October 21 at 7pm

Come join your voices together to praise our God! Questions?  Email Donna Hetrick.

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