This Week at Grace:
Spring Congregational Meeting & Consecration Sunday
Today is our Spring Congregational Meeting and our Stewardship Commitment Sunday. You help support the work of Grace Lutheran by your generosity in giving your personal time to participate in the activities and projects of our congregation as well as with your financial support so we invite you to join us for our celebration brunch from 9:30-10:30am in Grace Hall. Please take some time to prayerfully review your commitment to your church and its work. Thank you for all the ways in which you support the work and mission of Grace Lutheran Church. Serving on the Stewardship Board are Evert Olesen, Mike Erickson, Jason Will, DuWayne Stratmoen, Cory Larson, Kevin Brent, Andy Stock, and treasurer, Kim Miller.
April Circle Schedule
Lydia Circle – Monday, April 30th (Note Date Change) at 9:30 am in Grace Hall.
Bible Study: Ruth Solem
Hostesses: Clarice Olson
Ruth Circle – Monday, April 23rd at 7:00pm in Grace Hall.
Bible Study: Delores Windingstad
Hostesses: Deb Boe & Vickie Grow
Mary Circle- Thursday, April 26th at 2:30pm
Place: Johnson Memorial Assisted Living
First Communion instruction for our 4th grade students will take place on Wednesday April 25th and Wednesday May 2nd from 3:30-7:00 pm. Parents will meet at 6:00 pm on May 2nd. Please contact the office if your child will be attending.
We will celebrate their First Communion during our 10:45 worship on Sunday, May 6th
Dawson VFW Commander &
Dawson VFW is sponsoring a breakfast to benefit DB-LQPV Boy Scouts today from 9:30 am – 1:00 pm at the Dawson VFW.
The menu includes Pancakes, sausage and beverages.
$7 at the door
Children 5 and under free
Ladies Salad Supper
The Providence Valley Lutheran Ladies Salad Supper will be May 9th serving at 5:30pm with The Agapes singing at 7:00pm.
Serving salad and desert. Free will donation with proceeds going to The Agape Tour.
Due to youth sub-making on Wednesday, 50+ Potluck will be moved to Thursday, April 26th at 5:30pm.
Spring Garden Party Date Change!
The GLCW Spring Garden Party will be held Friday May 11th 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
More information coming soon!
Spring Garden Party
Friday, May 11th
In Grace Hall from 10:00am to 1:00pm
BBQ luncheon from 11am-1pm - $8.00
(BBQ’s, salads, desserts, beverage)
Baked goods sale - Plant sale
Used books sale
Quilt drawings - $1.00 per ticket
(2 quilts – one full size and one child-size)
Need not be present to win
Any books, plants, flowers, etc. donations are appreciated and can be brought to the church office. Please bring baked goods the day of the event.
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!