Grace Notes – October 2018

Wedding: October 5th

Margaret Kelly and her fiance Matthew Johnson will be married at Grace in a special worship ceremony on Friday, October 5th. Please pray for them as they begin their life together!

Morrow Mountain Trail Hike: October 6th

Come enjoy fall colors in the Carolina mountains! We’ll meet at Morrow Mountain State Park at 9:00 AM on October 6th. Dogs are welcome but must be leashed. Bring a lunch!  Sign up to receive details about this hike and future hikes.

Church Council Meeting: October 8th

Our church council will meet on Monday, October 8th at 7:00 PM for its monthly ministry and business meeting.

Mornings with Mommy: October 11th

Mornings with Mommy is a group planned by moms for moms. It’s an educational playdate for children, and a time for moms to mingle and enjoy some adult conversation. There will be development-appropriate activities for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers at a variety of stations. A snack is offered too. Grace provides everything. Each session only costs $5.00 per family and goes from 10:00 to 11:00 AM.  Sign up now!

Disc Golf: October 13th

Join us for a round at the Dry Creek Course at 4209 Old Charlotte Hwy, Monroe, NC. We will meet at 9:00 AM at the back of the parking lot at South Piedmont College. Contact John Bergmeier with any questions.

Survey Sunday: October 14th

Everyone will be asked to complete a short survey for our Long Range Planning Committee after worship on October 14th. Please offer your input on the future of Grace!

Minister’s Conference: October 16th -17th

Pastor Douglas and Staff Minister Brent Bitter will be attending the Fall Colonial South Pastor-Staff Minister Conference in Raleigh, NC. Pastor Douglas will be presenting a paper to the conference regarding the Church and Technology.

Long Range Planning Meeting: October 17th

The Long Range Planning Committee will meet on October 17th at 6:00 PM to continue its work of planning for Grace’s future.

STEAM Night: October 26th 

Grace has “STEAM Nights” to engage young children up to 8-years-old into the important areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Each STEAM Night has a different theme and focus. October’s theme is “Harvest”. Join us on Friday, October 26th at 6:00 PM for the next one! Contact Sarah Krajewski with any questions or sign up now

Reformation Celebration: November 4th

Celebrate 501 years of God’s grace to us through the people and the events of the Reformation. Our worship will focus on the truth that salvation is ours through grace alone, through faith alone, through Scripture alone, through Christ alone, to the glory of God alone. Worship begins at 10:00 AM and a meal will follow. A “Sign Up Genius” will be emailed to members to sign up to bring food.

Child Care News

We have a couple spots available in our 3’s and 4’s room! Speak with Sarah Krajewski if you know someone who is interested. Repairs to our upper playground will be starting soon!  Safety Week is October 8th-12th with a police car and a fire truck making visits. Tuesday, October 16th is Picture Day. The children from our 3’s and 4’s classrooms are singing in worship on Sunday, October 28th.

View the Church Calendar online.