September 22nd, 2021
Love Your Enemies
-Luke 6:27-

He survived the Rwandan genocide.  

The killing and chaos was horrific. Though his father had just built a home, he made the decision to flee to the DRC, the Democratic Republic of Congo, to protect his two children and his unborn son. Yves was born in the DRC, and his family survived as refugees for 14 years. He never met his grandparents, or his aunts and uncles, they were all killed along with over 1 million others. His heart was filled with hatred… until a simple act of kindness changed his life forever. The message was essentially this, “Despite your hatred for me, I love you anyway.” He remembered the loving words of Jesus and his life changed forever.  

Yves will join us at church this Sunday and he will share how God changed his heart and his life forever through unexpected kindness.  
Join us Sunday as we hear from Yves and continue our sermon series Expect the Unexpected: Unexpected Kindness
I can’t wait!
The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

2 Corinthians 9:6-7
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Grace Fellowship Church
PO Box 4280
Gypsum, CO 81637
TONIGHT - Week 2 of The Truth Project Bible Study

THIS SUNDAY - High School Youth Gathering in Vail

September 27th - LWML Meeting

September 28th/29th - Mark Precept Bible Study
Calling all High Schoolers!!!

Where: Church (After second service)
Who: All High School Students

  • Pizza Party at church
  • Gondola Ride to the top of Vail
  • Hiking in Vail
  • Transportation there and back

Jesse and Pastor Austin can't wait to join our high schoolers and celebrate the kickoff off of HS Youth 2021-2022!

Please RSVP so we can plan for food and transportation.

See you there!

Please contact Brookelyn if you have any additional questions 720-550-3505
Lesson 2: Philosophy and Ethics:
Says Who?

Remaining Meeting dates
September 22, 29
October 6, 13, 20, 27
November 3, 10, 17
December 1, 8
LWML 2021 Projects 
Dear Sisters in Christ,
That is ALL ladies of Grace Fellowship…AND every lady we know and don’t know! WOW…that is Amazing to think about isn’t it!

Lutheran Women's Missionary League has been working to communicate and provide news of all the needs throughout the world, in our communities, and in our churches. There still are our goals to provide grants promised to many needy projects and people.  

I invite you to come to Grace Fellowship on September 27th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. to talk about using the many talents and resources within our church to help in the mission field the rest of LWML.

Please join us as we rejoice in this opportunity!
Please call me if you have questions.
God’s got this…
Nancy Kraft  303-870-3433                                           
Bring your Mite box…OR come to get one!
A place to give and a place to receive

The local community market is working to improve healthy food access in our community by rescuing food from local grocery stores, local farmers and redistributing it to any and all local families. In this way, they're reducing food waste while also making good food more accessible.

This outreach opportunity gives our church the chance to actively show the love of Jesus just up the road and in our community at large!

🍎What do our wonderful Market Assistant volunteers take care of?  
Stocking the market and produce shelves, unloading and sorting grocery rescue donations, repackaging bulk food items, packing dry food boxes for community distribution, sorting produce boxes, composting food and recycling containers, sweeping, and sanitizing surfaces along with many other jobs within the shifts that can be of help. 

🍎To Volunteer at The Community Market:  
View available shifts and sign up through the online portal HERE 

Sunday Services
September 26th, 2021

9:00 AM and 10:30 AM
KIDS CHURCH at 9:00 am Service
(Ages 3 through 2nd grade)
Kids Church follows the kid's sermon. We can’t wait to see them!

Nursery for Newborns – 2 year olds.
Nursery is open! We are ready and excited to see your little ones!
Join us on Facebook Sunday morning at approximately 9:15 AM, or view the recording anytime on Facebook, Vimeo or YouTube.
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Please pray for . . .

  • Praise and thanksgiving for Debra's sister, Jonette, who is officially in remission after 6 years of battling cancer!

  • George Kerr's close friend, Steve McGuinn, who was flown from Salida to Denver to treat brain bleeds. After surgery, Steve is doing very well. Please continue to pray for healing and comfort.

  • Lori, Shoka's niece who is in the hospital in Denver recovering from Covid complications and is currently in an induced coma. Pray for continued progress and recovery and peace for her family.

  • Andi Blake's mother and her mother's boyfriend who are both very sick. Pray for healing for both of them.

  • Robert Blake, Missy's father, who is struggling with health issues. Pray for comfort, peace, and answers from clinical tests.

  • Scott Hilty, who is recovering from another back surgery. Pray for comfort and healing and peace.

  • Rita, who is still struggling with health issues. Pray for answers and healing.

  • Bobby Bauer, who is in the hospital in serious condition battling complications from Covid.

  • Debra's mom, who is struggling with health issues. Pray for comfort, peace, and answers.

  • April Mabee, a friend of Gaby's who was recently diagnosed with cancer.

  • strength, comfort and support for Carol Proffitt who has been sick and is homebound, and her daughter Pam who is caring for her.

  • everyone in our congregation and their families who are dealing with the pains and trials of cancer, including Connie Kerr; Pastor Sid; Keith; Chris; Sharon Hlavinka; Rance Ketterling; Amanda; Jerry; and Suzanne.
See you Sunday!
Contact Information
Phone: 970-445-3101

Staff and Volunteer Staff
Pastor Austin Kraft, 970-688-1100, 
Brookelyn Sharpe, Administrative Assistant, 970-445-3101,
Nancy Kraft, Service Coordinator, 303-870-3433,
Susan Flock, App and Website Coordinator, 970-361-4771,
Israel Hernandez, Worship Team Leader, 970-331-6177,
Jesse Meryhew, High School Youth Leader, 970-390-3617
Pastor Dan Rohlwing, Pastor Emeritus in Memoriam

Sunday Schedule
Worship Services: 9:00 and 10:30 am (nursery provided).
Kids Church: During sermon-time at the 9:00 am service.

Grace Fellowship is affiliated with the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (

Our Mission
Proclaim, Nurture, and Serve. 

Proclaim Jesus as Savior. 
Nurture faith in Jesus. 
Serve in the name of Jesus.

Our Purpose
Embrace Christ!