Giving to Grace in 2017

The recent changes to the tax codes might mean something to you. Accelerating your charitable gifts to 2017 may have greater tax benefit than in future years due to an increase in the standardized deduction and lower future tax rates.

The major change that may impact your contributions is the standard deduction in 2018. The deduction for a person filing single will be $12,000, and the deduction for those filing married is $24,000. Deductions in 2018 for those taxpayers that itemize, ...

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Sunday Morning Preaching Schedule for January 2018

January 7

On this first Sunday of 2018 we worship at 9 am and 11 am and celebrate the Lord’s Supper. Catherine Neelly Burton preaches, and we focus on Epiphany.

January 14

In this new year we look at how Mark’s gospel kicks off Jesus’ ministry, with his baptism. Catherine Neelly Burton preaches from Mark 1:4-11.

January 21

We ordain and install new officers in worship on this Sunday.  Catherine Neelly Burton preaches, and we look at Exodus 17:1-17 and Mark 1:14-20.

January 28

Our worship team ...

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Fair Trade: Final Sale January 14

On Sunday, January 14, we celebrate and say goodbye to the Fair Trade Ministry.  For many years this ministry has provided Grace worshipers the opportunity to buy fairly traded products one Sunday morning a month. Fair Trade means that the workers who provide the food and labor to make the products we buy, receive fair wages. Buying Fair Trade products is a way for us as Christians to support good labor practices that lift up people and provide opportunities.

When the ...

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Messy Church: January 21

Life is messy.  Church is for messy people.

Messy Church is an interactive worship experience targeted at children eight and under and their families. It meets once a month, and the next gathering is January 21 at 4:30 pm.

We started Messy Church in September, and every month it looks a little different, but every month there will be singing, art, story, and a simple free dinner.

Messy Church is a way for young people and their families to encounter God.  It is ...

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Economy Corner

We give thanks for another year of Economy Corner Ministry. Grace partners with First Presbyterian in running Economy Corner, a second hand store on the First Presbyterian property at Central and Broadway. Grace and First volunteers staff the store.

If you want to donate clothing to Economy Corner, please drop it off at Grace.  We receive a percentage of the proceeds from Economy Corner, and all money we receive is then given away. This fall we supported The Kansas Food Bank ...

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