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 ...

Continue Reading →
0

A Letter from the Session

November 24, 2015

Dear Grace Community,

Last March our Session began serious conversation about same-sex weddings and Grace Presbyterian Church. This conversation was in response to a change within our denomination, the Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA). The decision about whether or not to perform same-sex weddings on church property is now in the hands of each congregation. Since March, we’ve held listening sessions, a book study, and a program with representatives of organizations within the PCUSA with differing viewpoints on this issue. ...

Continue Reading →
0

Angel Tree 2015

The Angel Tree is full of Angels and Stars! Please help by choosing one and purchasing a new gift for someone in need this Christmas. Please bring your new, unwrapped gift back to the tree on or before Sunday, December 13, then hang your ornament on your tree and remember this special person this season!

angel-tree

Continue Reading →
0

Operation Holiday Volunteer Day: December 12

We need your help! Every year Operation Holiday (Interfaith Ministries) serves over 12,000 people. Operation Holiday provides food, coats, and gifts for families in need.

On Saturday, December 12, we sort donations to Operation Holiday. We did this two years ago and sorted coats and thousands of canned goods. It’s a fun, active way to serve and do something good for people of all ages. Children and youth (with an adult) are welcome.

There are two shifts on December 12: 10 am ...

Continue Reading →
0

We Can Help Our Neighbors in Need Have a Warm Holiday & Winter

Through Operation Holiday, Inter-Faith Ministries expects to serve 14,000 of our neighbors in need this December with the gifts of coats and other warm items, canned foods, and toys all shared by our community.  We are part of this gift giving.

From Nov. 15 through Dec. 13, please bring gifts of warm coats for adults, infants and toddlers, clean blankets, and warm hats and scarves, gloves and mittens to Church and place them in Inter-Faith Ministries’ Operation Holiday boxes near the ...

Continue Reading →
0
Page 38 of 56 «...1020303637383940...»