Annoucements for the week of February 13, 2011

Visitation for Sam Shearer will be today at Lane Funeral Home (8622 Buffalo Ave.) from 2 – 4:00 p.m. The funeral will follow here at Grace at 4:30 with a light supper to follow.

The next Creating Our Future Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. We will be working on the vision statement for Grace. Please consider attending even if you haven’t attended before.

Attn Youth: 30 hr Famine is this Friday, February 18. It will be held at First Trinity on Niagara Falls Blvd. It’s not too late to join! See Mrs. Sorenson to get your pledge packet or for information. This year you can receive and track donations online.

SPECIAL MISSION ENVELOPES: The 914th Airlift Wing in Niagara Falls is currently deployed to southwest Asia. Our special mission envelopes for January and February are designated for “Operation Enduring Comfort”. This is a volunteer group at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Cambria that provides support, family activities, and opportunities for networking to the relatives of local servicemen while their loved ones are deployed overseas. Their work is funded completely through donations. Your generosity will be appreciated by our local military families during this stressful time.

The flower chart for 2011 is posted in the narthex. If you would like to place flowers on the altar for a particular Sunday, just write your name along side that date. Current costs: centerpiece- $35.00 and 2 vases- $45.00.

Seldom seen photos of the fall of the Schoellkopf Power Station, taken from within the gorge just before and as it collapsed, will be shown at the next meeting of the Historical Society of North German Settlements in WNY.
The speaker will be Carl Reisig, who grew up on Cayuga Drive. He was the second to the last man out of the building. The meeting will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, in the Wheatfield Community Center, Church Street, St. Johnsburg. He has many other photos, movies and artifacts of the crash, which took place June 6, 1956. It changed the economy of the Niagara area. Only one man was killed. His son will be at the meeting. The affair is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Open House: St. John Lutheran School is having an open house for preschool through grade 8 on Tuesday, February 22nd from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Bring your child, meet the teachers, see the classrooms, review the curriculum, ask questions, and receive an information packet. We look forward to seeing you.

THIS WEEK AT GRACE

SUNDAY
9:00 a.m. Sunday School and
Adult Bible Class
10:30 a.m. Worship Service
11:30 a.m. Sunday School Staff Meeting

MONDAY
6:30 p.m. Community AA Meeting
7:00 p.m. Confirmation Class

TUESDAY
12-9:00 p.m. School Board Elections

WEDNESDAY
9:30 a.m. Bible Study
10:30 a.m. Craft Group
7:00 p.m. Choir Practice

THURSDAY
7:00 p.m. Cottage Bible Study

FRIDAY
30 Hr. Famine @ 1st Trinity

NEXT SUNDAY
9:00 a.m. Sunday School and
Adult Bible Class
10:30 a.m. Comm. Worship Service

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