This Week at Grace:
SWMN Synod Assembly
The Southwest Minnesota Synod Assembly will be held June 7-8 in Redwood Falls. We are still looking for delegates to represent our congregation. Please contact the office or one of our pastors if you are interested!
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 Tuesday, May 7 at 2:30 pm. This time of Holy Worship includes hymns, prayers, communion and a brief meditation.
We have begun our “Make-up” Sunday event! The youth are also participating! The grades that bring in the most will get to give our pastors a makeover during our VBS Kick-off Event on June 2nd!
Green Lake Lutheran Ministries Camper Scholarships Golf Tournament
Green Lake Lutheran Ministries is hosting a Golf Tournament to assist with youth camp scholarships on June 1 at Atikwa Golf Course at Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria. Registration deadline is May 24, 2019.
Graduation Open House
The Stelters invite you to join them in celebrating Bethanie Whitmore’s High School Graduation at their home (1277 Chestnut St) on Saturday, May 25th from 11am-2pm.
Vacation Bible School
Grace Lutheran would like to invite any and all youth Age 4-Grade 6 to attend Vacation Bible School this year! Join us for the Kickoff on Sunday, June 2 at our 9:00 worship! Class will go until 11:30 that morning. Classes will continue Monday-Wednesday from 5:30-8:00pm, with our Grand Finale Program on Wednesday evening at 7:30pm.
Great Grace Picnic
Join us Sunday, June 9th at 5:30pm in the Dawson Swimming Pool Park for the Great Grace Picnic! Enjoy burgers, brats, and dogs! Bring a salad or dessert to share. Free will offering for summer bible camp scholarships!
Grace Lutheran would like to invite all of our members to extend their fellowship by participating in worship services throughout the year! If you have any questions, feel free to call the office at 320-769-4394.
Our summer worship schedule will not begin until May 26th.
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!