Announcements for the week of October 14, 2012

Pastor Sorenson will be out of the office on Monday-Wednesday this week to attend the Fall Pastor’s
Conference. There will be no Wed. bible class this week.

Thrivent Coffee Hour – everyone is invited to stay after the worship service next Sunday, to meet with Thrivent representatives Les Fuerch and Rich Kumm.

Bridging the Gap – A new Young Adult (20s, 30s…) group is meeting this morning. Come be blessed by God’s Word and learn more about God within our families and lives. Plan on having discussions on just about everything. For more information, contact Justin Smith, Sherry Reed or Virginia Markel. They will every Sunday from 9-10:10 am.

Special Mission – our special mission envelopes for October thru December have been designated for the Samaritan Counseling Center, our 13 faith-based centers in WNY. SCC provides counseling, consultation and education in a spiritual environment for children, adolescents, individuals couples, families and clergy. Fees are on a sliding scale to provide services at little or no cost because of church donations. Brochures can be found on the glass case in chapel.

Little Glimmers of Light – a recently published book by Rev. Elton
Rengsdorf, that is easy to read and inspirational is available from Ursula Zimmerman or Erika Tuscher. It contains stories to entertain, inform
and enlighten your path. Each book is
$14.95 and when you buy a copy, you also make a gift to the LWML.

Introduction to Genealogy –  At St. Peter North Ridge, 4169 Church Rd. , Mon. Oct. 15  6:30—8:00pm.   Speaker Jeanette Sheliga will show you where to find resources to help you on your journey!  Come early for Soup & Something at 6:00.

Harvest Food Collection – Our annual collection of non-perishable food items has begun and will continue until Thanksgiving.  We have had more people requesting assistance from our own pantry this year than in past years, so your donations will be especially appreciated.  All boxed and canned food items are needed.  Especially helpful are peanut butter, tuna, chunky meal-style soups, fruit, cereal, pastas, and sauces.  After we restock our own pantry, extras will be delivered to area food pantries to help with the upcoming holiday season.  Thank you for your generosity!

LWML Zone Fall Rally – Join the members of Niagara Zone LWML as they gather at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 7147 Ridge Rd., Lockport, on Saturday, October 20 from 10:30 to 2:00 p.m. Registration is $5.00 and starts at 10:00.   Bring a dish to share for the potluck lunch.  Topics include Niagara Zone elections, convention news, and zone business; with a guest speaker of Marty Nagy of Lockport CARES. Ingathering suggestions for Lockport CARES include toiletries, cleaning supplies, white towels and washcloths, and monetary donations.

THIS WEEK AT GRACE

TODAY
9:00 am SS/Bible Class
10:30 am Worship Service
11:30 am Blood Pressure Clinic

MONDAY
Fall Pastor’s Conference
6:30 pm Community AA Meeting

TUESDAY
7:00 pm Gospel of John Bible Study

WEDNESDAY
10:00 am Craft Group
7:00 pm Choir Practice

NEXT SUNDAY
9:00 am SS/ Bible Class
10:30 am Comm. Worship Service
11:30 am Thrivent Info Meeting

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