Upcoming Events
4/19/2018 - Stress, Anxiety & Depression Presentation
4/19/2018 - Women's Fellowship
4/22/2018 - Hispanic Church
4/22/2018 - Childrens Ministry
4/22/2018 - Worship
4/24/2018 - Cruise-In Meeting
4/25/2018 - The Gathering

Memory Verse Challenge Week of Apr. 15: Romans 6:23 (NIV) “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in[a] Christ Jesus our Lord.”

› Funky's Rollerskating Party – TODAY, 4-6 pm. All are invited! Pizza & drinks provided, bring a side to share and $1 for skate rentals. Sign-up in hall.

› Youth Group Wednesday Waffles – Apr. 18, 6-7:30 pm at Grace. All youth are invited, bring a friend!

› Women's Fellowship will meet Thurs., Apr. 19, at 11:30 am at Thomas House. Women of all ages are invited to enjoy this time of fellowship!

› Stress, Anxiety & Depression Presentation – Thurs., Apr. 19, 6 pm at Grace, by the Faith Community Nursing Team. Watch for sign-up in hall.

› Cruise-In Planning Meeting – Tues., Apr. 24, 6:30 at Grace. If you are interested in helping with this event on Fri., June 22, please contact Johnny Gochenour, 383-2506.

› Congregational Planning Retreat - Sat., Apr. 28, in the downstairs Children's Church classroom. Please plan to attend!

› Do you need some encouragement? Do you like stage art, worship music and laughter? Would you like to shop at least 20 fantastic vendors all in one place? Do you need a lot of Jesus?! Encouragement Cafè is having a half day event HERE on May 12 and tickets are buy one/bless one for just $20. Please go to www.itickets.com/events/395849 to purchase tickets. See Kay Kibler or Dawn Mast with questions.

› Grace Vacation Bible School will be June 18-22. The theme is “Splash Canyon.” Many volunteers are needed! See sign-up sheet in hall to help out.

› Attend Highland Retreat Summer Camp! If you would value a summer Christian camp experience for your son/daughter, age 5-16, register them today! See www.highlandretreat.org to register online or learn more. See information by mailboxes for schedule and more info about scholarships from Grace! For those of you who still need to register your children, Highland has asked us to use coupon codes - GEM11 for week-long overnight camps GEM12 for Day Camp and Lookout. This will make paperwork easier for them and you will be able to see your final balance when you register. Contact Mary Jo Veurink with questions.

› The Hispanic Church, Iglesia Menonita Monte Moriah, meets from 3-5 pm every Sunday in the children's church classroom downstairs. Other activities and events will not be scheduled in the fellowship hall during this time.

› If you need hearing assistance during the service all you need is a smart phone! (See the sound person if you need to borrow one of the extras that we keep on hand.) Download the "Audio Everywhere" app and connect to Gracewifi (password “Jesussaves), then link to either hearing aids that have Bluetooth, or regular headphones with Bluetooth or that plug into your phone. See the sound booth person for assistance.

› Receive youth group announcements on your phone! Text “@youthgm” to 81010, or use the Remind app. See Pastor Kinley with questions.

› Support Grace Mennonite Fellowship Learning Center in the Philippines! If you are interested in being paired with a student for the 2016-2017 school year, the commitment is $20/month ($240/year). See pink flyer by mailboxes for more info or contact Mary Jo in the church office.

› Easy Tithe online giving is available on gracemennonite.net. See the bottom of any page on the website for “My Online Donation.” You do not need to register to use this giving tool, but you can set up an account if you wish. Either a credit/debit card or your bank account can be used to make your donation. Contact the church office or Keith Bly with questions.

› The Clothing Closet, located downstairs, is open every Sunday after the service and by calling the church office. Everyone is welcome to use this resource so that there is space to put new arrivals!

› If you have an announcement that needs to be made on Sunday morning, even if the worship leader will give it, please have it to the church office by Thursday at 11:30. Avoid approaching the worship leader on Sunday morning as they are preparing their heart & mind to lead worship.

› When planning a fundraising event please contact Mary Jo in the church office to complete a Fundraising Event Request Form 4 weeks before the event.

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