Announcements and Upcoming Events
|Christmas Eve 2013 Services|
Christmas Eve 2013 Services
Service times 3:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
All three services will be welcoming to families. There will be a special segment for children’s participation at the 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. services. There will be no GraceKids programming available Christmas Eve.
Deaf Interpretation will be available at the 5:30 p.m. service.
Tickets will be required but are complimentary. They are available online at both The City and www.gcconline.org If you need assistance with this online procedure, ticketing booths will be available in the Lobby throughout December.
Did your plans change? Do you have too many Christmas Eve tickets?
Please turn your tickets in so someone else may use them:
1. Physically hand the printout to the Connecting Place
2. Stop by the Connecting Place to let them know
3. Email the number of extra tickets you have Christmas@gcconline.org
4. Call the church office 240-553-1090
Click here for tickets beginning December 2nd
GRACE Groups LIFE IS BETTER CONNECTED! We hope that everyone who calls Grace their home will become connected to a GRACE group. This is where we care for each other and together pursue a deeper relationship with God. Are you ready to step into the heart of community at Grace Community Church? To
get connected to a small group or just learn more about them, drop by the
GroupLife table in the East Lobby right after this service. Also check us
|Foundations Small Group|
Foundations If you are a new follower of Christ looking to build your spiritual
life on a solid foundation, or if you have been a believer for a while and want a
better grasp on the fundamentals of the Bible and what it means to have a
relationship with Jesus - then a Foundations Small Group is for you! A new group
is beginning in January. Get more information and register at the GroupLife
Table in the East Lobby or www.gracegroups.net
BEYOND~Christmas Participate in the work of our global partners and their efforts to share Christ with those who don’t yet know Him. Items in our gift catalog are specifically chosen as opportunities to share the real meaning of Christmas.Catalogs are available at the Lobby Connecting Places or purchase online www.gcconline.org/beyondcatalog A special children’s edition is available in the GraceKids Lobby. If you’d like to give an item as a gift, specially made cards are available for you at the Lobby Connecting Place.
|Men Alive: Mondays|
Men Alive: Mondays For the last 2-weeks, we've discussed the topic of mentoring. Join us Monday, December 9 at 7:00 p.m. in Grace Place, we'll hear from a panel of men from Grace who are involved in mentoring and are enjoying the challenge of Proverbs 27:17, one man sharpening another as iron sharpens iron. There is still time to sign up for the MAM mentor/mentee opportunities. You don’t want to miss it!
Believers Baptism If you’ve trusted your life to Jesus Christ, and haven’t been baptized, we encourage you to do so. To register and learn what scripture says about believer’s baptism and baptism at Grace, visit www.gcconline.org/baptism
We look forward to celebrating your relationship with Christ with you!
|Singles with Grace 40+ Events|
Singles with Grace 40+ will host their monthly potluck Sunday, December 15, 12:45 p.m. in Grace Place. Bring a dish to share and join the fun! Save the date: Saturday, December 28, we will converge on a local restaurant after the 5:30 evening service. RSVP to Jan email@example.com
|GriefShare "Surviving the Holidays"|
Surviving the Holidays No matter how long it's been since you or someone you know lost a loved one due to a death, grief can make the holidays a very difficult time. But there's hope. Join us Wednesday, December 18, 7-9 p.m. for an encouraging time of very practical suggestions that can help you navigate the holidays in a new light. For more info contact Ron 610-425-1182 or firstname.lastname@example.org
|Young Adult Christmas Party|
Young Adult Christmas Come join the young adult community on Friday, December 20 at 7:00 p.m. in Grace Place to celebrate Christmas! You won’t want to miss this joyful time of Christmas carols, gingerbread cookies, and a special message by Mitchel Lee. Suggested donation: Please bring a $10 gift card that will go toward helping the homeless and needy during this holiday season. Questions? Contact email@example.com
BEYOND~Perspectives Class is coming to Grace this January. Join thousands
of believers on an epic journey into God’s story during this semester long class. Experience God’s heart for all peoples and encounter the momentum of the world Christian movement. To learn more or register www.perspectives.org
|Winter 2014 Pre-Marital Prep|
Winter 2014 Pre-Marital Prep begins Sunday, January 19. The process combines two class instructions and a mentoring relationship with a seasoned married couple. If you are planning a wedding for 2014, this is your opportunity to build the foundation for a dynamic marriage. Pre-registration for this class is required. For questions or to register, contact Laura 240-553-1090 or firstname.lastname@example.org
|Grace Recovery Groups|
GriefShare Ministry provides a place for those grieving the loss of a loved one, to find healing and hope through a Christ centered perspective. Meeting Wednesday evenings 7-9 p.m. in Grace Place, classroom 505. Contact Ron Stimeare 610-425-1182 or email@example.com
DivorceCare Recovery Group is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through separation or divorce alone. Drop in sessions meet Thursdays, 7-9 p.m., in room 335. For more info visit www.divorcecare.org
|Online Giving at Grace|
Give Online You can give online using The City at gcconline.onthecity.org/give
You may also use the QR code next to the weekly financial information to give using your smartphone.
|Listen to Grace Messages online|