This Week at Grace:
Walk of Hope
The 14th Annual “Walk of Hope” is Sunday, September 16th, 2018 from 5:00 to dusk at Veterans Park in Dawson. Opening Ceremony 5:00 pm. Luminaries and raffle tickets available that evening. Food by Lil’ Red Wagon available beginning at 4:30pm.
We are gearing up for Sunday School Rally Sunday on September 16th. Please come for the opening event of our Sunday School Year. Worship service will be followed by a Pancake Breakfast with outdoor games in the courtyard. All ages are invited! We need baked goods for the cake walk next Sunday! If you would be willing to donate a cake, cupcakes, bars, candies or cookies, please call the church office- or just bring one or two Sunday morning! Thank you!
Please contact the church office if you could apply for a Thrivent Grant to support our projects for Service Sunday – residential painting, art project for the care center, food for the volunteers, quilting, school backpack supplies (notebooks of wide- or college-ruled paper, pencils, pens, crayons, markers, scissors, pencil sharpener, erasers, etc.).
Taste of Grace
Please join us for our Taste of Grace Pork Chop Dinner!
Sunday, September 30th
at Grace Lutheran Church – 711 6th Street, Dawson
Serving 11:30am - 1:30pm
Take outs available at west parking lot (kitchen) entrance
Order by phone: 769-4395
Menu: Pork Chop, Baked Potato, Salad, & Strawberry Shortcake
( Grilled Hotdogs also available)
$5.00 (12 and under)
$30.00/family (2 ADULTS-MAX.)
Fall Worship Schedule
Worship schedule returns to 8:30 and 10:45 on September 23rd. Sunday School is held for grades PreK-6th beginning at 9:30.
Confirmation classes for 7th and 8th grade began on September 12th. They will meet Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30pm.
The 10th grade confirmation students will meet Wednesday, September 19th at 6:00 and drive to P.K. Egan’s.
Riverside Manor Prairie 5 Event
Join the gang at Riverside Manor Apts on Tuesday, September 18th from 10:30-12:30 to learn more about SNAP applications, NAPS applications, RIDES information, Senior Nutrition, Age Friendly Communities, Caregiver Support & More! Special guest speaker from LqP County Historical Museum. Lunch will be served for $4.50/meal. Please call Vickie at 320-305-2162 to reserve your meal. Everyone is welcome! For more info about the event contact Prairie Five at 320-598-3027.
Circle Schedule – September
On Sunday, September 23rd the 3-year old children will receive their Bible Storybooks at the 8:30 or 10:45 worship services.
Update Phone & Addresses
If you or your child have moved or changed your phone number, please update your information. We want to stay up to date! Thank you.
Fall LqP Conference WELCA Events
“The Song of the Universe is Thanksgiving”
Sisters Annette and Kay Fernholz, Earthrise Farms
At Faith Lutheran in Madison on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. Registration @5pm, dinner at 5:30 with program to follow. Send $10 registration to Bernice Oellien by October 10th - 2570 280th Street Madison MN 56256- ph. 320-752-4757
WELCA sponsored bus trip to the Concordia College Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 1st, 2018
Registration is $30 - includes the ticket to the concert, bus, and buffet meal following the concert. Registration forms will be available at the fall gathering or from your Unit President. More information on posters in church and will be in the October Grace Notes.
We are looking for members wishing to assist in worship. These opportunities include: Usher, Lector, Greeters, Media Tech (2nd Service), Grace Choir, Praise Team, and Communion Assistant. Anyone wishing to share their talents and abilities or would like more info can sign up or contact the church office. For those who are already on our talent & abilities lists you do not need to sign up again. Thank you for prayerfully considering these opportunities.
Rice Hospice will be offering Healing Hearts Bereavement Support Groups for individuals who have experienced loss. Support groups are held in Clarkfield and Willmar. For more information call (320)231-4450.
Respite Care Providers Needed
Respite Care is the term used to refer to the act of leaving a loved one with special needs in the temporary care of anther party. Respite care may help children by lowering the stress level at home. Typical recipients of respite care are special needs children with mental health needs, developmental disabilities or physical disabilities, but it is becoming increasingly common for the elderly as well. Please contact LqP Family Services at 320-598-7594 if you are interested or have questions. Please specify the population you would feel most comfortable with. Thank you!
Grace Lutheran is pleased to announce that we now offer electronic giving as a way to automate your regular offering. Electronic giving is convenient for you and provides much-needed donation consistency for our congregation. To set up an electronic giving schedule you can either complete a paper authorization form or simply click on the "Online Giving" link below. As you contemplate future contributions, please consider electronic giving. Thank you!
Grace Lutheran's Mission Focus
Growing in Faith
Reaching out in Love
Awakened to God's Presence
Centered in Christ
Everyone is Welcome!