This Week at Grace:
Intern JoHanna Buchholz Meet and Greet
Join us in the Fellowship Lounge on Wednesday, September 4th from 4-6pm for snacks & refreshments as we welcome Intern Pastor JoHanna Buchholz and her family to Grace & Providence Valley.
The Agapes will be hosting their annual roundup on September 4th at 6:30pm
If you find that Sunday morning worship is difficult for you, try coming for communion and fellowship at our mid-week communion in Grace Hall. The next service is this Tuesday, September 3rd at 2:30 pm. This time of Holy Worship includes hymns, prayers, communion and a brief meditation. There are also host communion at Riverside Apartments (next September 5) and Johnson Memorial Care Center (next September 6).
Leave your normal church clothes in the closet on Sunday, September 8! It’s Service Sunday! Come join in helping with various projects for other members of the congregation and community!
Joint Worship Services
Our joint worship services with Providence Valley.
Joint services will be held:
At Grace August 11 & August 25.
Providence Valley August 18 & September 1.
Radio & Bulletin Sponsorship
Openings are available to sponsor the bulletins or radio broadcast in 2019. Bulletins are $30.00 and the radio broadcast is $50.00. Call the church office if you would like to reserve a date.
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!