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General Church News
September 2014



MISSIONS TRIP MEETING
Sunday, September 14 & 21


There will be an information meeting regarding a Spring Break Missions Trip to the Los Angeles Dream Center during Spring Break 2015.  In addition to working with the ministry, there will also be an opportunity to run the L.A. Marathon with the Dream Center to raise money for them.

 

The information meetings will be held in the Morocco Room (upstairs in the Children's Building).
Sunday, September 14,  11:10 AM
Sunday, September 21,  11:10 AM
Trip dates:  March 14 - March 22, 2015

 

Anyone interested in this trip should plan to attend one of the meetings; however, team members will have to be at least 15 years of age, physically able to be on your feet all day and potentially do small construction projects.

 

MUSIC AUDITIONS
Tuesday, September 30

Thursday, October 2


The Worship Arts Ministry is holding auditions for singers and musicians Tuesday, September 30 and Thursday, October 2.  Please contact Tessa Swearengin at 918-252-1611 by September 24 to schedule an audition or if you have any other questions. Also, pick up a Worship Arts Form at the Information Booth. Fill it out and bring it with you to audition.  We hope that you will prayerfully consider sharing your gifts and talents with us if you truly believe you have a calling to bless and inspire others in worshipping God. 

  

 

COFFEE & A BIBLE
Every Thursday


Our early fall session runs August 21 - September 25. Dianne Teague will be teaching on "Our Authority as Believers." Ephesians 2 reveals the message and gift of salvation by grace. With this gift we have been seated with Jesus in heavenly places. By faith we take this position and allow God to teach us how to exercise the authority He provided in Christ Jesus. Come join us at Coffee and a Bible from 10:00 AM - noon in the Word Shop Café and learn how to more effectively walk in your authority as a believer.

 

 

WORD SHOP CAFE

Our August specials are NIV Bibles at 25% off retail. In the café, our Flavor of the Month is always 50 cents off.  This month, try a Coconut Cream Blended.

 

Hot off the press: the "Divine Empowerment Workbook" to accompany Geof Jackson's Divine Empowerment book is available for $9.99.

 


NEW OUTREACH

Do you have a couple of hours to do some baking once every three months or so? We're going to start a new outreach at Grace Church, visiting first-time guests with fresh-baked, homemade cookies. Pick up a flyer at the Information Booth or call the church if you're interested in getting involved with the new "Cookie Jar Ministry." 

 

 

WATER BAPTISMS

The next baptism will be Sunday, October 19. For more information, pick up a card at the auditorium exits.

 

 

LOST & FOUND

Just a reminder, we have a "lost & found" at the Information Booth. It's filling up with Bibles, glasses, coffee mugs, jewelry, etc. If you're missing any of these items, you might find them here!

 

 

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REGULAR EVENTS

 

 

LOAVES & FISHES FOOD DRIVE  The first Sunday of the month is set aside to collect food for Loaves & Fishes Ministry. Their van will be parked in front of the north lobby where you can drop off canned or boxed food and personal care items.

 

THE STOREHOUSE  The first Sunday of the month, the Storehouse will hand out a shopping list of items they’re in need of that month. Food to stock the Storehouse shelves can be brought to the church anytime during the month and placed in the designated bins located in the lobbies.

 

BABY DEDICATIONS  Babies are dedicated the second Sunday of the month. Call the Pastor’s office at ext. 5201 to register for either first or second service.

 

HEALING ROOMS If you or someone you know needs healing for any condition: physical, emotional or spiritual, come for prayer at Healing Rooms @Grace the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month from 7:00 -9:00 PM. Enter the north lobby, turn left and it’s the first classroom.

 

NEW MEMBERS  We offer two rotating classes every Sunday morning during the CrossRoads hour (10:00 - 11:00 AM) for those who want to join Grace Church or just want to know more about us. The class is the first room to your left as you’re coming in the main lobby.

 

DOWN-POUR This is an evening set aside the last Sunday of the month to just worship, pray, and allow the gifts of the Holy Spirit to flow. It's held in the Chapel from 6:00-8:00 PM.

 

EXERCISE CLASS (Please note: Praise Moves is taking a break through the summer.) Every Friday afternoon, 1:00 - 2:00 PM, come enjoy a Christian alternative to yoga called Praise Moves. It’s a free class, led by Katie Raymer, in the main auditorium on the north floor. Bring a mat to work out on, meet new friends, and have fun getting in shape!