This Week at Grace:
Service Sunday: Service Sunday is an opportunity for all members of Grace to gather and let their “faith be active in love” for the local community. Our regular worship will begin with a blessing and we will be sent out for service in the community. There is service work for ages and abilities. If you have ideas of service opportunities please contact the church office.
College Addresses of 2017 Graduates are needed!
School Kits: Grace Lutheran is joining with Lutheran Social Services to provide backpacks for students in Minnesota. We will collect the following items to put in the backpacks for primary and secondary aged children: Please bring any of the following items to donate: Folders with Pockets, Wide-Ruled Notebooks, #2 Pencils, Eraser, Scissors, Glue or Glue Stick, Ruler, Pencil Sharpener, Box of Crayons, Pencil Bag or Box, Backpack, College-Ruled Notebooks, Pens (black or blue), Highlighter, Three-Ring Binder, College Ruled Paper, Pocket Dictionary, Scientific Calculator, School Year Planner.
Radio & Bulletin Sponsorship
Openings are available to sponsor the bulletins or radio broadcast this summer. Bulletins are $30.00 and the radio broadcast is $50.00. Call the church office if you would like to reserve a date.
Senior Meal Site
Riverside Manor Apartments is looking for a volunteer to occasionally help serve noon meals at their senior meal site. Please contact the church office or Janet Liebl at 769-2332 if you are able to help.
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!