Let There Be Light: Advent 2017

Genesis 1:3 says, “Then God said, ‘Let there be light;’ and there was light.”  These words draw us into the creation story.

‘Let there be light’ is also a good way to enter into Advent. The season of Advent is an opportunity for us to prepare for Christ’s birth and return.  On the first Sunday of Advent we light one candle.  It is a small representation of the hope that we have in a dark world.

Each week we light one more ...

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Operation Holiday

Operation HolidayEach year Grace partners with Interfaith Ministries for Operation Holiday. Operation Holiday serves around 13,000 adults and children in our community every year. There are large Operation Holiday Boxes in the halls at Grace.  Please place new or used blankets, coats, gloves, and hats in those boxes.

Our yellow bag contributions for November and December also go to Operation Holiday.  Please bring your non-perishable ...

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Love and Logic Parenting: Teens, Tots, and Technology

Love and Logic Parenting prepares children for the real world using models and teaching the Four Steps to Responsibility. In the upcoming workshops we focus on Teens/Tots & Technology and some techniques to use to keep kids safe with screens.

As parents we sometimes run out of answers and out of breath trying to communicate with our kids.This way of talking to children gives you specific answers and actions for some the difficult moments in child-rearing. These simple techniques are effective ...

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Messy Church: November 19, 2017

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 November 19, at 4:30 pm.

Messy Church is a way for young people and their families to encounter God through story, craft, music, and prayer.  It is a little chaotic, a little messy, joyful, authentic, and the time always closes with a free dinner.  The whole thing goes ...

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Yellow Bag Sundays, November 2017

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.  In November and December our contributions go to Operation Holiday. Operation Holiday is a mission of Interfaith Ministries. Operation Holiday expects to serve over 13,000 people this year.

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