Announcements for the week of January 1, 2012

We thank Pastor Brese for leading us in worship today while Pastor Sorenson enjoys some time off visiting his parents and in-laws.

Prayer Bookmarks can be found on the glass case in the chapel.

Our pictorial directory has arrived. If you had your picture taken, see Jane Schulz in the chapel for your copy.

There will be a Congregational Meeting on Sunday, January 22 after the Worship Service. The head of each Board at Grace will give a report for 2011 and plans for the coming year. A light lunch will be served. Good things are happening at Grace, please plan on attending to hear all about it!

The Niagara County Diabetes Education Program will hold its next diabetes class on TUESDAY, JANUARY 3RD. AT 7:00 pm in the upstairs lounge. The evening’s program will feature Destin Rader, LAC, Dipl. Ac, an accupuncturist who will discuss “IT’S A NEW YEAR–ARE YOU READY FOR A NEW AND IMPROVED=YOU?”. Maria Wolcott, RN, CIPT, is the patient education program director. Coffee will be served. For further information, please contact 283-9034. The meeting is open to the public.

Social Ministries meets this Wednesday, January 4 at 6:00 pm to make plans for the New Year. Please join us.

The Elders Meeting for January has been rescheduled. They will meet on Monday, January 9.

Irene McFadden, the Mission Chairperson for the Eastern District writes, I bring you good tidings of a different joy. It was such a blessing to be able to meet the needs of every ministry that requested funds in 2011. As a district we were able to support campus ministries in Pittsburgh, Rochester and Buffalo, ministries to children in Pittsburgh, Rochester and Buffalo, as well as Camp Pioneer. This was accomplished through the generosity of you, the members of the Eastern District, as your churches pledged and sent funds. ‘Praise God from Whom ALL blessings flow!'”

Camp Pioneer is holding Reconciler Training February 7-8, 2012. The Coaching Practicum prepares leaders – pastors, elders, teachers, administrators, and parents to guide other people in their conflicts through coaching one-on-one. Almost everyone can benefit from this training, since all of us at all times give advice to others on responding to conflict. More information and registration forms are located on the glass case in the chapel.

THIS WEEK AT GRACE

TODAY
9:00 a.m. SS/ Bible Class
10:30 a.m. Comm. Worship Service

MONDAY
6:30 p.m. Community AA Meeting

TUESDAY
7:00 p.m. Diabetes Assoc. Meeting

WEDNESDAY
9:30 p.m. Bible Class
10:30 a.m. Craft Group
6:00 p.m. Social Ministries Meeting
7:00 p.m. Choir Practice

FRIDAY
Choir Party @ Andrews house

SATURDAY
5:00 p.m. Breadbreakers’ Bible Study

NEXT SUNDAY
9:00 a.m. SS/ Bible Class
10:30 a.m. Worship Service

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