What’s Happening at Grace
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GRACE MISSIONS 2013
- HAITI MISSION TRIP
August 10 – 17 – Info meeting May 5
We have a special mission trip opportunity this year with “Mission of Hope Haiti” from August 10-17. We will be able to help out with VBS, work projects and ministry in the same village each day. The 1st payment of $700 is due May 26th. The final payment will be due July 7th. There will be another meeting on May 5 after the service. For more information contact Karen Lawson (email@example.com)
- HOUSTON MISSION – Nepali Refugees
Informational Meeting – Sunday, April 28
We’re headed back to Houston to support Abraham and Oh Maya in their work with Nepali Refugees. We’ll have VBS for children, discipleship for youth, and prayer and outreach with families. Last year was an amazing experience. In addition to the Nepali, we had the privilege of getting to know children and youth from Myanmar, Niger, the Republic of Congo, and elsewhere. Join us for an informational meeting on April 28th, right after church. Cost for the trip is $200 per person.
CLUB 56 PARTY
Saturday, April 27 at 10 am
The fifth and sixth graders will take food to FISH Ministries on Saturday, April 27th. Afterwords, we’ll head to CiCi’s for lunch and fun. We’ll meet at church at 10:00. Parents can pick up their children at CiCi’s at 12:30. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if your Club 56er is joining us.
LADIES MOVIE NIGHT
Friday, May 10 at 6:30 pm
We* Women of Grace are having a Movie Night. Come as you are and enjoy a movie without the fuss of going to the theater. We will be hanging out in the International Cafe at Grace on May 10 at 6:30 pm. Bring your favorite movie snacks for yourself or to share. The movie we watch is up to you. Look for the display at the information booth to vote for your favorite film. For more information contact Lisa Redd (email@example.com)
EPIC LEADER MEETING
Sunday, May 12 after the service
If you love working with young people, Epic Student Ministries may be the perfect place for you to serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where young people from all backgrounds are welcomed, accepted and loved. If you would like to be a part of this amazing ministry, there will be a meeting on Sunday, May 12 after the service. For more information contact Adam Brind (firstname.lastname@example.org)
First Sunday evening of each month at 6:30 pm
Encounter is an all worship service we enjoy on the first Sunday evening of each month at 6:30 pm. It is a exciting time for us to join together as a church family to focus on praising God and prayer for our church, our community and our people. This is always an amazing service where we fully seek to encounter God’s presence.
Sunday June 16
June 16th is promotion Sunday at Grace. When our children arrive for P3Kidz Worship, we’ll shuffle kids into the class appropriate to their fall school grade. If you have a preschooler ready for Kindergarten, a Kindergartner, or a 4th grader, they’ll be moving up to the next class. Students going into 7th grade will join their parents in the main Worship Service. (They are also invited to join Epic Student Ministries. They’ll hear more about that from Adam.) Here’s a reminder of our classes during P3Kidz Worship.
GRACE TIME OUT
Every Monday morning at 9 am
“Grace Time Out” is a brand new program for Moms, Dads, Grandparents or Guardians with small kids. Every 1st Monday, you are invited to get out of the house and come hang out at Grace, drink coffee and chat with other Moms while the kids play. Our first “Grace Time Out” will be on Monday, March 4th from 9am – 11am in the P3 kids area. This will be a wonderful time to connect with other families while our kids have fun and make new friends. Look forward to seeing you there.
GRACE EQUIP CLASSES
Sunday mornings from 9:15 am – 10:15 am
April 7 – May 26
- MORE THAN SURVIVAL – Steve & Karen Lawson
In this class for married couples we will try to discover if it is possible to create a marriage that is secure, satisfying and passionate in the way God Intends. Steve and Karen will lead this study through the book, “Our Secret Paradise” by Jimmy Evans. For more information contact Steve or Karen Lawson at (email@example.com) or (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- WORSHIP FUNDAMENTALS – DJ Mantooth
In the Worship Fundamentals class we will be focusing on the biblical models of worship and how they apply today. With each video there will be teaching and discussion times. For more information contact DJ Mantooth at (email@example.com).
- PARABLES FROM NATURE – Ben Smith
Or otherwise known as, “Paradoxes, Enigmas and Outright Contradictions.” This study will reveal spiritual concepts through illustrations from Ben’s work, natural science and math. Ben will begin with the conflict between science and religion. The study will cover the topics of sin, law, grace and purification through the lens of Ben’s unique illustrations which will include the Fukushima nuclear disaster, wave-particle duality, transform theory, metallurgy, integrated circuit production and the central principle of improvisational comedy.
THE QUEST FOR AUTHENTIC MANHOOD
Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday at 6:30 pm
The Grace Men’s Fraternity will be lauching the “Quest for Authentic Manhood”, a bilibical perspective of what it means to be a man and the practical steps to accomplish this task. This includes how a man relates to his wife, daughter, son, coworkers and friends. The meetings will be in the worship center at 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday night of each month through May.
WE* GROW – WOMEN’S STUDY
Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday at 6:30 pm
Teri Yates is leading a women’s study on Spiritual Warfare on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Join us for teaching, discussion & encouragement. Invite your friends and don’t worry about your kids, they’ll love the new P3Kids program. For more info, contact Deborah Yates at firstname.lastname@example.org
Every Monday at 7 pm
Grace offers a ministry for college students and young adults each Monday at 7 p.m. in the International Cafe. “Relentless” features engaging worship and messages on the teachings of the gospel of Jesus by Tyler Wooten. Contact Tyler (email@example.com) for more information.
If you’re new to Grace and want to become a member, the Discovering Grace class is the next step for you. During this class, one of our pastors will talk about the history, beliefs, people and future of our church. You’ll have an opportunity to ask questions and meet other Grace members, while food and childcare is provided. For more info, or to register, contact Adam Brind (firstname.lastname@example.org).
MAINTENANCE HELP NEEDED
Grace is in need of a few good men and women who can volunteer some time and help with general maintenance and clean-up of our facilities. Some areas of need are mowing, landscaping, and cleaning. Please contact DJ Mantooth (email@example.com) if you’d like to contribute.
The prayer ministry is a great healing and encouraging tool for those who desire it. Prayer teams are small (about 3). The team is available by appointment. Call Judie Shavers at 903.217.2013 to schedule a confidential appointment with the prayer team.