Announcements for Sunday, 8/29

We will be celebrating RALLY DAY on Sunday, September 12th – complete with Christian Education, Worship and a PICNIC! Watch future bulletins and upcoming Gleanings for more information.

PICNIC sign-up: If you are able and want to contribute to the Rally Day picnic, there is a sign-up sheet at either sanctuary entrance.

NEXT SUNDAY our summer mission project of SCHOOL SUPPLIES, SOCKS, AND UNDERWEAR will come to a close.  All donations will be delivered near the beginning of September.  Teachers and nurses in our inner city schools will distribute your gifts directly to their children in need.  Thank you for supporting this project. 

IF YOU WISH TO SUPPORT our August special mission, Heart, Love and Soul, as they continue to provide over 200 free meals daily and aid over 700 people from their food pantry, please place your donation (clearly marked) in today’s offering, or donate online at gracenf.org by August 31 (Tuesday).

FLU SHOTS:  Rite Aid will be offering a flu shot clinic at Grace after worship on September 26.  Most insurances are accepted.  More information will follow in the coming weeks.

SOCIAL MINISTRIES will meet in person after worship on September 19.  Please mark your calendars.  A light lunch will be available during the meeting.

The 2021 FLOWER CHART still has open dates for the remainder of the year and is hanging in the narthex. Cost for a centerpiece is $45, or you can choose two vases at a cost of $56.

If you sign up or already have signed up for a date, please find the altar flower order form outside either sanctuary entrance. Please complete the form and return to the church office no later than the Tuesday before your date.

Announcements for Sunday, August 22nd

GLEANINGS DEADLINE is this week! Please have all submissions into the office by Tuesday, August 24th.

We will be celebrating RALLY DAY on Sunday, September 12th – complete with Christian Education, Worship and a PICNIC! Watch future bulletins and upcoming Gleanings for more information.

TWO MORE WEEKS:  Our summer mission project of SCHOOL SUPPLIES, SOCKS, AND UNDERWEAR will soon be coming to a close.  We will continue to accept donations through Labor Day Weekend (only two weeks away).  There are tables available in the narthex and chapel to accept your gifts.  All donations will be distributed directly to our inner city elementary children in need by the teachers and nurses at Niagara Street, Kalfas, and Harry Abate schools in September as they identify their student’s needs.  Thank you for supporting this project.  We have been in contact with the schools, and they have assured us that they have many children that will be grateful for your help as they begin their new school year.

NEXT SUNDAY is the last Sundayto use your AUGUST SPECIAL MISSION ENVELOPES to support Heart, Love & Soul on Ontario Avenue in Niagara Falls.  This agency provides over 200 free meals daily to those in need, and are currently aiding over 700 people from their food pantry.  In addition to their nutrition related services, they offer health services, as well as assistance with issues such as housing, financial need, transportation, and substance abuse.  They also maintain a “necessary shop” for their guests which provides toiletries and other items that cannot be purchased with SNAP benefits (food stamps).  If you wish to support Heart, Love & Soul, please place your August mission envelope in the offering plate or donate to “special missions” online at gracenf.org.  

FLU SHOTS:  For those who like to plan ahead, Rite Aid will be offering a flu shot clinic at Grace after worship on September 26.  Most insurances are accepted.  More information will follow in the coming weeks.

SOCIAL MINISTRIES will meet in person after worship on September 19.  Please mark your calendars.  A light lunch will be available during the meeting.

Announcements for Sunday, August 15th

ENDING SOON:  Our summer mission project of SCHOOL SUPPLIES, SOCKS, AND UNDERWEAR will soon be coming to a close.  We will continue to accept donations through Labor Day Weekend (only three weeks away).  There are tables available in the narthex and chapel to accept your gifts.  All donations will be distributed directly to our inner city elementary children in need by the teachers and nurses at Niagara Street, Kalfas, and Harry Abate schools in September as they identify their student’s needs.  Thank you for supporting this project.  We have been in contact with the schools, and they have assured us that they have many children that will be grateful for your help as they begin their new school year.

TWO WEEKS REMAIN to use your AUGUST SPECIAL MISSION ENVELOPES, designated to help Heart, Love & Soul on Ontario Avenue in Niagara Falls.  This agency provides over 200 free meals daily to those in need, and are currently aiding over 700 people from their food pantry.  In addition to their nutrition related services, they offer health services, as well as assistance with issues such as housing, financial need, transportation, and substance abuse.  They also maintain a “necessary shop” for their guests which provides toiletries and other items that cannot be purchased with SNAP benefits (food stamps).  If you wish to support Heart, Love & Soul, please place your August mission envelope in the offering plate or donate to “special missions” online at gracenf.org.  

THANK YOU for your generous donations to our July special mission.  We were able to send a donation of $650 to Niagara Hospice to support their work with seriously ill patients in our community.

GLEANINGS DEADLINE is coming up soon. Please have all submissions into the office by Tuesday, August 24th.

The 2021 FLOWER CHART still has open dates for the remainder of the year and is hanging in the narthex. Cost for a centerpiece is $45, or you can choose two vases at a cost of $56. If you sign up or already have signed up for a date, please find the altar flower order form outside either sanctuary entrance. Please complete the form and return to the church office no later than the Tuesday before your date.