Bulletin Board Next Sunday - November 26, 2017 The Last Sunday of the Church Year - Memorial Sunday. Pastor Timothy P. Halboth will preach on the theme "The Fact of the Resurrection" based on 1 Corinthians 15:20. On this Last Sunday of the Church Year we will remember our communicant members who have died during this past Church Year and pray for comfort for the families. On Tuesday, November 28 starting at 6:00 pm all members of the congregations and all leaders are welcome to join in on decorating the Sanctuary and other areas of the church for the Christmas season. Many hands will be needed! In addition, a short Church Council meeting for November will be conducted in Pastor Tim's office. We hope to see many of you here. It's a lot of work, but also a lot fun! Advent and Christmas Fun and Fellowship The Annual Women's Ministries Christmas Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 beginning at 12:00 pm. Once again it will be held at Mama Mia's Restaurant on Grand River (iust across from the church}. All women of the church are welcome to join in Christmas cheer and prepare for the coming Christmas season. You may begin to make your reservations and menu choices this morning at the Information Center. One of our women will be happy to greet you! Please join with our choirs on Sunday, December 3 beginning at 4 pm for the annual Advent Family Sing-A-Long and covered dish dinner! This has been a great tradition for many years and a wonderful way to ring in and sing in the Christmas Season. Just bring a dish to pass and your voices for a great evening! Youth News Youth Bash Sunday, November 26th from 12:30-2 pm. Join us for games in the gym, the Wii on a 70" screen TV, ping-pong tournaments, the youth room will be open for less strenuous activities, and, of course, as always, a devotion based on God's Word. Lunch and snacks will be provided. The next outing for our Youth Ministries will be on Sunday, December 10. We will go Christmas Caroling to some of our members who are unable to attend worship. Please see Pastor Zack for more information. Last year's Annie the Owl fundraiser, is this year's RORY THE LION! All monetary donations will be go directly to the Youth Group. All the Rory's will be donated to Project Night Night. Rory is $20 and checks can be made to Sharon Beardsley. Forms can be found at the Information Desk. If you have any questions please see Pastor Zack. Direct your Choice Dollars today to Grace Lutheran Church. If you have any “product” with Thrivent Financial you are eligible to direct dollars to the ministry here at Grace Church. This is the money that goes directly into our account from Thrivent itself. It will not be taken out of any of your accounts. If you have directed Choice Dollars in the past you must call 1-800-THRIVENT or go on line to thriventfinancial.com to direct those dollars again. Thrivent will no longer automatically direct your dollars. You must apply again to direct them. If you have not checked your Dollars in the past three months or later you may have money available to direct TODAY! NOTE: Any money that is available for Choice Dollars to Grace Lutheran Church for 2017 will expire at the end of March 2018. If you have not directed dollars in the past please call or go on line today! We appreciate your efforts in doing thisRecommend where Thrivent should distribute some of its charitable outreach funds by directing Choice Dollars® to Grace Lutheran Church Redford. Click on the image below to go to their website. We   continue   to   accept   the   following   donations:   Nonperishable   food   items,   used   eye   glasses, Campbell   labels,   and   tabs   from   aluminum   cans.   Thank   you   to   those   who   have   donated   many   of these items. PLEASE DO NOT BRING CLOTHING ITEMS. Chancel Flowers - There are many dates open to place flowers in the Chancel for our Sunday morning worship services. Please call the Church office and we will be pleased to make all arrangements for you! Your quiet reverence prior to the beginning of and during the worship service is appreciated while others also prepare to worship our Lord. For the courtesy of others while in God's house of worship, please make sure your cell phone is turned off or in the "vibrate mode." Thank you.
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