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Grace Notes – April 12

IN THIS ISSUE…

– “On the Brink of Everything”
– Center of Grace New Items
– Traditional In-Person Worship
– Gifts of Stock & Other Equities
– Common Grace Worship
– Easter Lilies 2021
– May/June Upper Rooms
– Prayers for Grace

 

Scripture Readings for Sunday, April 18
New Testament: 2 Timothy 1:3-11
Gospel: Luke 24:36-43

In-Person Worship

In-Person Worship and Celebration
We are very excited to continue offering in-person worship through the spring! REGISTRATION IS NO LONGER REQUIRED!  As we gather, we will do so with great care, aware that the virus is still with us. And we will continue to offer opportunities to worship online every single week because we know not everyone is ready to come back to group gatherings and we respect and support that as well. If you feel comfortable, and would like to join us for in-person worship, please read below.

Each week we offer in-person worship with guidelines:

Traditional – 9:15 at our Ridgeview Campus – guidelines listed here
Common Grace – 10:45 am at the Ball Conference Center – more info. here

There will be no nursery or childcare or Sunday school for children or adults. We hope to offer these services soon! In the meantime, we will have a “wiggle zone” where you can take your kids if they get restless, and worship bags will be available for kids of all ages. Whether you worship with us in-person or online, we are so grateful that you are a part of the Grace community!!!!

On-Line Worship

Pastor Nanette’s Traditional Service at 9:15AM
Pastor Kyle’s Common Grace Contemporary Service at 10:45AM 

Join us on Facebookour website or YouTube as we stream at those times.  If you miss seeing us on Sunday, the sermons will be posted later on the Grace Website, YouTube, Facebook and our Grace App.

Additional Opportunities to Connect 
Chat With Pastors Nanette and Kyle 
Tuesday afternoons at 3:00pm via Facebook
Virtual Coffee Talk With Pastor Kyle
Thursday afternoons from 4:00 to 5:15 via ZOOM Coffee Talk Zoom Meeting
For a Small Group Connection
Join Grace Groups!  Contact: Shawn Foreman sforeman@graceumc.church

 

 

MAY/JUNE UPPER ROOMS

The Upper Rooms for May/June are in and available at the church office.  If you would like one and are unable to pick yours up, please contact Pastor Cheryl and she will arrange to have one delivered to you.

 

 


Grace Youth Summer Mission Opportunities

Overnight, fully immersed experiences including mission work, meals, showers, worship and fun times:

  • 6th Grade Only Trip:  6/7-6/9
  • 7/8th Grade Missional Journey:  6/27-7/2
  • High School Missional Journey:  7/11-7/16

Opportunities to serve during the day (8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.), and eat lunch together, but students head home at the end of the day:

  • 6th Grade Only Stay at Home//Serve the City:  6/21-6/23
  • All Middle School Stay at Home//Serve the City:  7/6-7/8
  • High School Stay at Home//Serve the City:  7/26-7/28

Click here to register!
(Look for 2021 Summer Mission Opportunities)

 

 


CLOTHES CLOSET Update

The Center of Grace Clothes Closet is accepting spring and summer clothing, linens, and gently used children’s toys.  We are also in need of gently used large and medium plastic storage containers with lids.  Please bring to the back of the Center on Mondays or Thursdays from 1-4 pm.

New Items Needed for HYGIENE KITS – Can You Help?

  • Deodorant for women and men
  • Liquid dish soap
  • Liquid laundry soap (24 load size)

You can bring them to the Center of Grace:
Monday thru Friday
8:30 am – Noon and 1:00 – 4:00 pm.
THANK YOU!

 

Garden With Grace!

Mary Lou Carson Memorial Garden has community garden spots available at Center of Grace.  They are 4′ by 8′ raised beds.  The cost is $20 per bed.  Tools and equipment are in the shed.  Contact Mary Buehrer: 913-244-4649 or marycbuehrer3@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

EASTER LILIES 2021