Choir Rehearsal: Every Monday 7:30-9. All skill levels welcome!
Two Worship Times, Two Worship Experiences: 8:30 ( a tad more traditional) 11:00 (a tad more modern)
Adult Sunday School: 9:45 Children Sunday School: 11:15 (come into worship then your children will be dismissed)
New Members Class – with Pastor Brian – November 18 – 12-2 p.m.
Annual Church Conference – November 19
Hanging of the Greens – December 1
Christmas Basket Ministry – December
Blanket & Toy Drive – December
OWLS at Royal Eagle Russian Tea Room – December 13
Family Movie Night – December 14
Christmas Eve Services – December 24, 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Check the entire church calendar for all events throughout the week! – Click here
Annual Church Conference
(SPRC meets at 6:15 p.m.)
Rev. Charles Boayue, District Superintendent, presiding
We will celebrate what Grace has done in the past year and look forward toward our mission in the coming year in making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
Several administrative issues will be voted on, including the confirmation of our pastor’s compensation for 2019, as well as reviewing and updating our membership rolls.
After a two year process, a new Endowment Fund Charter will be presented for approval. Copies of the new charter are available at the Welcome Center for your review.
All are invited and encouraged to attend with voice. Professing members have voice and vote.
OWLS – upcoming events
(Older and Wiser in the Lord’s Service)
On December 13th, the OWLS will travel to the Royal Eagle Russian Tea Room & Monastery in Harper Woods.
More information will be forthcoming in the following weeks including the dress code, cost and other requirements. For a sneak preview, go to their website.
Family Fun Night – Open to All
Friday, December 14th, Grace UMC will be having a Family Fun Night. The evening begins with the showing of the original Grinch movie. There will be snacks available and the children (or anyone, really) will be working on some crafts. This evening will benefit Vets Returning Home and First Responders. We hope, with this event, that we will be equipping our children to be blessings to others. Bring your children, grandchildren, friends, neighbors or anyone who would enjoy some fun family time!
A New Members Class will be held by pastor Brian on Sunday, November 18th from 12-2 with lunch provided. A makeup date for anybody who cannot make
it will be on November 25th at the same time (lunch also provided). All individuals interested in joining the church, learning about church membership or wanting a refresher on what church membership is are encouraged to attend! Please let Brian or the office know if you would like to attend.
“A WAY FORWARD”
In February 2019, hundreds of delegates will converge on St. Louis, MO, for a Special Called Session of the General Conference. They will seek a way forward on the issues surrounding LBGTQ persons.
Jane Patterson’s Sunday School class will look into sexuality in the United Methodist Church and “The Way Forward” Commission. All are invited to attend. Jane’s class meets at 9:45 in room #1 in Fellowship Hall. See Jane if you have questions.
To Date – Grace’s Response to UMCOR:
$1,411 + $300 (from UM Men) for a total of $1,711.
REMINDER……..One of our members is looking for a live Kidney Donor. Types A or O blood are needed. Please contact the church if you would like more information.