20 Dec 2017
CHRISTMAS EVE WORSHIP

Join us for one of two - or both - opportunities to worship on Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24th - 11 am and 5pm.
LIVING ROOM CLASS
Advent is the perfect starting place. Advent is a time of waiting and preparing for the birth of Jesus, filled with beautiful songs in scripture and appearances of angels.

Advent study meets from November 19th - December 24th. Extending the Advent Season will provide the opportunity to explore in more depth our scripture, tradition, reason, and experience as we prepare for the birth of the Messiah.

Everyone is welcome, and you do not have to attend every week - come when you can! When you are present, your voice is vital to our conversations. We meet at 10am, in the Living Room, on the 1st floor.

For more information, contact Michelle Levan via the church office  (office at graceonponce.org or 404.876.2678) .


NEEDLES & PRAYERS
Patsy Woods and Edith & Melco Langford visited Grady Hospital on Tuesday, Dec. 19th to deliver 18 stoma covers to the Respiratory Department, and 16 blankets and 73 hats to the NICU (Special Care Nursery). Both departments expressed their gratitude.

Grace's total donation to Grady for 2017:
  • 167 hats
  • 48 blankets
  • 71 stoma covers
Also, we gave out 5 prayer shawls. We welcome more knitters, crocheters, and also donations to help with our yarn costs.

Thank you for your generous support of this ministry, and happy hoildays!
SMART LUNCH, SMART KID FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Action Ministries will host a Smart Lunch, Smart Kid lunch distribution site at Fort Street United Methodist Church for students over their schools' holiday break.

If your child or a child you know is in need of brown-bag lunches during the break (12/22-1/5), they may receive a lunch at the church from 12:30pm - 1:30pm (562 Boulevard, NE, Atlanta, GA 30308).

Please visit here (http://bit.ly/SLSKwinterto volunteer to help prepare lunches or to serve them.


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Calendar

Sunday, December 24
Christmas Eve Worship, 11am & 5pm, Sanctuary

Friday-Tuesday, Dec. 22-Jan. 2
Church office closed for the Christmas and New Year's Holidays

Tuesday, January 9
Needles and Prayers, 7pm

Thursday, January 11
GIPL Solarize Town Hall, 7pm, Fellowship Hall

Tuesday, January 23
Needles and Prayers, 7pm


Congregational Care

PRAYER REQUESTS
Please remember in your prayers 
all who are experiencing health issues/recovering from them:
  • Johnnie Chappell
  • Edith Langford
  • Betty Nash
  • Rev. James Sanders
  • Charles Webb
  • Steve Weldon

Sharing Our Gifts

Give to Grace. Safe, secure, one-time or recurring, tax-deductible giving is available by visiting www.graceonponce.org/donate or by scanning the below QR code.

Your gifts make a difference in the lives of our church and community.

And remember that Grace's financial documents are open and available. Simply email our financial assistant, Nora Harris (nharris@graceonponce.org) with any questions you may have.

Thank you for your faithful support of the work that God is doing through Grace Church!





GRACE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
458 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
404-876-2678

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