CHRISTMAS EVE Worship - Tuesday, December 24, 2013
A Service of Lessons and Carols, with Holy Communion
Two services are offered: in the afternoon at 2:00 p.m. and in the evening at 7:00 p.m.
We welcome you to worship and celebrate Christmas with us!
And....we invite you to join us on Sundays as well!
9:00 a.m. Coffee/tea time for all
9:15 - 10:00 Sunday School for Adults and Youth
For the adults, we finish a series on Ruth (Dec. 1), followed by 2 Sundays (Dec. 8 & 15) of inter-generational Advent activities, stories and games, and learning about "Old Testament References to the Birth of Christ" (Dec. 22)
10:30 Worship with Holy Communion
5:00 Adult Bible Study (see below for more info!)
Sunday, December 1 - Dedication of new banners and choir music, purchased from Memorial Funds in honor of Charles Cline, James Glisson and Carol Keim. Also the baptism of Nathan Wade. A "lite" Potluck follows worship.
Saturday, December 7 - 11:00 - 1:00 Women of Grace celebrate with a luncheon and Christmas Cookie Exchange. All women are invited for this fun fellowship.
Sunday, December 8 - Annual Meeting of the Congregation, following worship.
Saturday, December 14 at 9:00 a.m. We will be setting up our Christmas trees and altar poinsettias.
Sunday, December 15 - Moravian Lovefeast celebration at 3:00 p.m. This has become an annual event for Grace and a community event for fellow Christians.
Wednesday, December 18th: Our monthly lunch for Zion Soup Kitchen will be prepared at Grace and delivered to Zion. Meal prep begins at 9:00 a.m.; extra hands are welcome!
PASTOR KIFER'S OFFICE HOURS:
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10:00 - 4:00
Wednesdays: 1:00 - 4:00
YOUTH news: On Saturday, December 14th at 9:00, the youth will assist in setting up our Christmas trees and poinsettias, followed by a 2:00 outing to River Trace Nursing Home for crafts, singing, and more.
BIBLE STUDY: The Evening Bible Study group (5:00 p.m. Sundays) will be learning about the Babylonia exile in Scripture. Everyone is invited and welcome.
CHOIR REHEARSALS on Mondays: Bell Choir meets 5:30 - 6:00 p.m.; Voice Choir meets from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.