8 Nov 2017
CONSECRATION SUNDAY LUNCHEON
THIS Sunday, November 12th, Grace United Methodist Church will celebrate the gifts we bring to ministry in the coming year. As a part of this day, we will consecrate our gifts in worship and then share in a lunch, catered by Chef Jess! Together we will celebrate the work God continues to do in and through this congregation.

Mark your calendars and RSVP with the church office (office at graceonponce.org or 404.876.2678) if you plan to attend.
HELP Ministry Holiday Outreach
Special Request from HELP Ministry!

Our next HELP outreach is Saturday, December 9th, 9am. Join us; you will be blessed!

Questions? Contact Laura Weldon via the church office (office at graceonponce.org).

What do we need? Donations of the following, dropped off in the Grace Cafe:
  • Fleece blankets (typically 40x60 inches) - purchased rolled up at drug/discount stores
  • Tote bags (reusable grocery or trade show giveaway type)
  • Knit gloves, hats & scarves (adult sizes)
  • All in dark/subdued colors; we serve mostly men.
Thank you for your generosity!
PECANS!
The pecans will be back on Sunday, November 19th, just in time for Thanksgiving!

Make plans to purchase pecans and support The International Center of Hope & Charity. This center reaches out to 1,350 children and families in need in Russia.

For more information about this ministry or to purchase pecans, contact Marcia Webb via the church office (office at graceonponce.org or 404.876.2678).
GREENING OF GRACE & CHRISTMAS POINSETTIAS
Transforming the Grace sanctuary for Christmas is a big undertaking and we need all the help we can get. So, if you would like to lend a hand, please plan to attend on Saturday, December 2nd, 9am This day is always a wonderful one of fellowship and a great way to get to know one another better.

You can also help decorate the sanctuary by purchasing a poinsettia to the Glory of God, or in honor or memory of a loved one. We will publish a list of names. Each plant is $22 and can be purchased on Sundays or via the church office, by November 26th.

Any questions, please contact Robby Hollida via the church office (office at graceonponce.org or 404.876.2678).
CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON EXTRAVAGANZA!
Monday, December 18th (Doors open at 11:30am; lunch begins at Noon in the Living Room/Fellowship Hall.) 

The Sunshine Club is sponsoring a wonderful Christmas luncheon and entertainment program that is open to everyone. The cost is only $10, but advanced reservations are required for this event.

Robby Hollida and Chef Jess will put out a spread that you won't want to miss. Also, we'll have special guests entertaining us with Christmas songs and caroling.  We look forward to seeing all our "old friends" (no pun intended) , and making lots of new ones! 

Please contact David Hober by December 10th to make your reservations via the church office (office at graceonponce.org or 404.876.2678).
THE DIVINE DANCE
Now through November, Grace's Living Room Class in engaging the question, "What if changing our perception of God has the potential to change everything?" This series focuses on the Trinity and transformation.

We meet in the Living Room at 10am each Sunday. Everyone is welcome, and you do not have to attend every week - come when you can! For more information, contact Michelle Levan via the church office (office at graceonponce.org or 404.876.2678).

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Calendar

THIS Sunday, November 12
Consecration Sunday Luncheon

Tuesday, November 14
Needles and Prayers, 7pm

Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 22-24
Church office closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Saturday, November 25
Greening of Grace, 9am

Saturday, December 9
HELP Ministry Holiday Outreach, 9am, Meet in the Middle Parking Lot

Tuesday, December 12
Needles and Prayers, 7pm


Congregational Care

PRAYER REQUESTS
Please remember in your prayers 
all who are experiencing health issues/recovering from them:
  • Carolyn Baker
  • Johnnie Chappell
  • Edith Langford
  • Betty Nash
  • 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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