Announcements for Sunday, 12/20

THANK YOU for your generous donations of turkeys and hams to help provide our neighbors with a warm Christmas meal.  Your gifts of 6 hams and 18 turkeys have been delivered to Heart, Love & Soul, the Magdalene Project, Community Mission, and the Niagara Falls Lord’s Day Dinner, all of which are anticipating a greater than normal attendance of those in need of assistance.  Thank you to Ross Folmsbee for delivering to Community Mission, and to John Loss for delivering to the other agencies.

NEXT WEEK IS THE LAST SUNDAY to donate to our December Special Mission, HELP & HOPE FOR THE HOMELESS, INC.  This is a local charity founded by Grace member John Loss, This charity continues to work toward helping the homeless in our city through job training and associated skills.  If you would like to support this work, please place your Special Mission envelope in the offering plate, send it to the office, or donate to Special Missions online at www.gracenf.org.

THERE IS STILL TIME to donate to our ADVENT GIVING TREE PROJECT.  Please place your donations on the tables by Sunday, January 3.  We are partnering with four agencies this year, including Heart, Love, & Soul, Summit Life Resources, Gospel Rescue Mission, and the Magdalene Project.  Your gifts will be delivered at the beginning of January to help our neighbors in need.

IF YOU ARE LIVE-STREAMING and you would like to participate in our Advent Giving Tree project, you can find a list of needed items in the recent edition of the Gleanings, found online at www.gracenf.org.  Please call Erin at 283-1843 to arrange a convenient drop off time during office hours.  The side door near the office has a doorbell if the church is locked.

GRACE LADIES have ordered 25 poinsettia plants for our altar/ chancel for this Christmas season. If you would like to help defray the cost, please place your check or cash in an envelope marked Grace Ladies. You may place this special donation in offering plates or you may drop it off in the church office.

FLOWER CHART for2021 is now up and hanging in the narthex. You may also sign up by calling the office. Cost for a centerpiece is $45, or you can choose two vases at a cost of $56.

WEDNESDAY Bible study will not be held on December 23rd or 30th. It will resume in January.

NO SUNDAY CE or ELF class on December 27th.