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Grace Presbyterian Church

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE APRIL 22 BULLETIN

FLOWERS ARE GIVEN TODAY by Jeff & Melanie Luvall to the Glory of God and in honor of Jenna Cox's birthday.

OUR LITURGIST TODAY is Rebecca Harbor Jones.

YOUTH WILL MEET TONIGHT at the church from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for dinner and for Youth Sunday planning. Please note the earlier meeting time! Youth Sunday is next Sunday, April 29.

NEW VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED for soundboard and the nursery. Please let Wendy know if you are willing to help.

THE SESSION IS LAUNCHING A CAPITAL CAMPAIGN, The Campaign to Reduce Debt, to raise $50,000 to pay toward the mortgage principal by the time our loan is refinanced in July 2019. This will mean lower monthly payments and less interest going forward, freeing up funds for other things. Watch for a letter explaining the campaign and how you can give coming soon!

THE VINE'S ANNUAL FUNDRAISER "Branches of The Vine" is this Thursday night, April 26, 5:30-8:00 p.m. at Baron Bluff of Burritt on the Mountain. The Vine would love to have members of supporting churches attend! Tickets are $50 a person. RSVP on our website, www.vinepcc.com, or call the office at 256-270-7399. Giving Hope and Changing lives-Christ-centered counseling for individuals, couples, and families with Scholarship Assistance.

CAMP DAY AT CAMP MARANATHA is this Saturday, April 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Want to know more about Camp Maranatha? Come get a preview of Summer Camp 2018, take a tour of our Camp and Conference Center facilities, and get to know members of our staff before summer kicks off!

THE GRACE HELPING MADISON DRIVE to benefit Inside-Out Ministries will continue through the end of May. Inside-Out currently needs food items like canned fruit and meats, spaghetti sauce, pancake mix & syrup, cereal, and bottles of juice. They are also in need of multipurpose cleaners, toilet paper, and paper towels. For a full list of items to donate, please visit Inside-Out's web site: http://inside-outministries.org/donate/current-needs/

FIRST QUARTER CONTRIBUTION STATEMENTS are available on a table in the narthex beside the door to the sanctuary. Please pick up your statement to save on postage needed for mailing them to you. If you would like to start receiving your statements by email, please tell Jim Kirkwood. He also has automatic fund transfer forms if you want to save on writing checks.

YOUTH SUNDAY READINGS for Next Week: Jonah 1:1-4:11

LECTIONARY READINGS for Next Week:
Acts 8:26-40; Ps. 22:25-31; 1 John 4:7-21; John 15:1-8

THIS WEEK AT GRACE

Today, April 22
9:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday School
11:00 a.m. Worship**
5:30-7:30 p.m. Youth meeting

Tuesday, April 24
12:15 p.m. Al-Anon meeting

Wednesday, April 25
6:15 p.m. Adult Handbell Choir rehearsal

Thursday, April 26
12:15 p.m. Al-Anon meeting
7:00-8:30 p.m. Adult Voice Choir rehearsal

Saturday, April 28

9:00-10:00 a.m. Gentle Yoga class
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Camp Day at Camp Maranatha

Sunday, April 29
YOUTH SUNDAY
RECOGNIZE GRADUATES
9:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday School
9:30-10:30 a.m. Youth Sunday rehearsal
11:00 a.m. Worship with communion**
12:00 p.m. Youth go to lunch

** hearing devices, large print bulletins, and large print hymnals are available upon request

Grace Presbyterian Church (USA)
5555 Wall Triana Highway, Madison, AL 35758
(256) 722-0508 (office)
Rev. Robin Palmer, Pastor - email: pastor@gracepcusa.org
Church Secretary - email: secretary@gracepcusa.org
Homepage: www.gracepcusa.org

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE APRIL 15 BULLETIN

FLOWERS ARE GIVEN TODAY by Joel & Sue Clark to the Glory of God and in honor of Kelsey's birthday.

OUR LITURGIST TODAY is Jim Hutcheson.

YOUTH WILL MEET TONIGHT from 6:00-7:30 p.m. for dinner and to plan for Youth Sunday.

TEAM LEADER & ELDER ROUNDTABLE will meet today following the worship service. Ministry Team meetings will follow Roundtable.

THE MEN OF GRACE will meet for breakfast on Saturday, April 21, at 7:30 a.m. at the IHOP on 72 in Madison.

NEW VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED for soundboard and the nursery. Please let Wendy know if you are willing to help.

IT'S TIME TO UPDATE THE CHURCH DIRECTORY! If any of your family's contact information has changed in the past year, please email updates to Wendy at secretary@gracepcusa.org or make corrections to the copy of the directory in the narthex.

THE SESSION IS LAUNCHING A CAPITAL CAMPAIGN, The Campaign to Reduce Debt, to raise $50,000 to pay toward the mortgage principal by the time our loan is refinanced in July 2019. This will mean lower monthly payments and less interest going forward, freeing up funds for other things. Watch for a letter explaining the campaign and how you can give coming soon!

THE VINE'S "BRANCHES OF THE VINE" fundraiser is on Thursday, April 26, from 5:30-8:00 p.m. The silent and live auctions will contain gifts for upcoming holidays and experiences to enrich your lives. Tickets are $50 each. RSVP at www.vinepcc.com by Monday, April 16.

THE GRACE HELPING MADISON DRIVE to benefit Inside-Out Ministries will continue through the end of May. Inside-Out currently needs food items like canned fruit and meats, spaghetti sauce, pancake mix & syrup, cereal, and bottles of juice. They are also in need of multipurpose cleaners, toilet paper, and paper towels. For a full list of items to donate, please visit Inside-Out's web site: http://inside-outministries.org/donate/current-needs/

FIRST QUARTER CONTRIBUTION STATEMENTS are available on a table in the narthex beside the door to the sanctuary. Please pick up your statement to save on postage needed for mailing them to you. If you would like to start receiving your statements by email, please tell Jim Kirkwood. He also has automatic fund transfer forms if you want to save on writing checks.

LECTIONARY READINGS for Next Week:
Acts 4:5-12; Ps. 23; 1 John 3:16-24; John 10:11-18

THIS WEEK AT GRACE

Today, April 15
CANNED FOOD SUNDAY
9:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday School
11:00 a.m. Worship**
12:00 p.m. Roundtable
12:30 p.m. Team meetings
6:00-7:30 p.m. Youth meeting

Tuesday, April 17
GRACE NOTES DEADLINE
12:15 p.m. Al-Anon meeting

Wednesday, April 18
6:15 p.m. Adult Handbell Choir rehearsal

Thursday, April 19
12:15 p.m. Al-Anon meeting
7:00-8:30 p.m. Adult Voice Choir rehearsal

Saturday, April 21
7:30 a.m. Men of Grace breakfast
9:00-10:00 a.m. Gentle Yoga class
TBD Social Dinners

Sunday, April 22
9:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday School
11:00 a.m. Worship**
6:00-7:30 p.m. Youth meeting

** hearing devices, large print bulletins, and large print hymnals are available upon request

Grace Presbyterian Church (USA)
5555 Wall Triana Highway, Madison, AL 35758
(256) 722-0508 (office)
Rev. Robin Palmer, Pastor - email: pastor@gracepcusa.org
Church Secretary - email: secretary@gracepcusa.org
Homepage: www.gracepcusa.org