November 1 - 8, 2022
For Worship services please visit our YouTube channel.
This past Sunday, we celebrated our commitments for 2023!

We are excited to share that as of today, we have
82 Commitments
for a total of
$444,014 committed

Thank you to everyone who has made their commitment, in person or online.


If you have not had a chance to make your commitment, please prayerfully consider how God is calling you to support the mission we share at Grace. Then, make your commitment in one of these ways:

+ Click HERE to use the Digital Commitment Card
+ Enter your commitment in Realm (instructions HERE)
+ Bring your Commitment Card to the church office
Thank you in advance for making your commitment!
THANK YOU to all who took part in our Fall Festival &

We had an amazing time together:
The games were hosted so well by our Youth!
Trunk-or Treat was fantastic!
Dinner was excellent!

We are grateful to everyone who took part in making this event happen, especially Sabrina Blanks, the Youth & Family Committee, our Youth members, and our Trunk hosts.
There will be a service celebrating the life of Jack Lockwood at Grace THIS Saturday, November 5 at 11am.
Members and friends of Grace are invited to attend the worship service.

Click HERE for the obituary.
THIS Sunday, November 6, we will commemorate members of Grace Lutheran Church who, in death, have joined the Church Triumphant during this year. Then, during the prayers we will name other loved ones who have died, yet remain close to our hearts.
If you would like us to include the name of a loved one who has died in the bulletin, click HERE. Names are needed by TOMORROW.
What's Going On At Grace

+Sun, Nov 6 - All Saints Sunday, 2nd Ministry Spending Plan Forum after 11am service

+Sun, Nov 13 - One Service at 10am, Burning the Mortgage, Welcoming New Members, Annual Meeting, Brunch

+Sun, Nov 27 - First Sunday of Advent

+Wed, Nov 30 - Advent Mid-Week Worship begins - will be each Wednesday during Advent at 7pm.

+Dec 2 - Rock Hill Christmas Parade (Grace hosting hot chocolate)

+Dec 3 - Winthrop Holiday Delights Concert

We have so many events happening in the coming months, we have created this section in the e-news to share some highlights for the upcoming 6 weeks! Many of these events have more details in other sections. This section is updated each week, so keep checking in. You can also see the full church calendar HERE.
We had our first of two Ministry Spending Plan forums this past Sunday. (Our second forum will be this coming Sunday, Nov 6, after the 11am service.) If you'd like to watch the recording of this week's Forum, please click the video link. We apologize for any sound quality issues, we are working on them!
To see the Proposed Ministry Spending Plan for 2023, please click the buttons above.
Could you make a Quiche?

Our Congregation Annual Meeting is Nov 13th, and Parish Life is hosting a brunch as part of our time together. We are in need of quiche makers!

We will provide you with a pan and a recipe. Then, you make the quiche and bring it on Nov 13th, ready to eat (we'll have the warmer ready to hold them).

If you're able to make a quiche, please click HERE!
Grace is hosting Family Promise guests this week!

Currently, we do not have families staying with us, but that could change at any time. If you'd like to be on standby as a dinner host, evening host, or overnight host, please sign up HERE.

Thank you to everyone who is already 'on call' this week!

Questions about Grace hosting Family Promise? Contact Pr. Rachel
God has been up to all kinds of good things at WELCM this semester! Click HERE to check out our Fall newsletter, with updates from Olga-Maria and our peer ministers, Lexi and Cat!
Join us on Thursday, November 10!
We did not want to get too close to Thanksgiving so we are going to dine out for lunch on the 2nd Thursday of the month at Luigi and Sons located at 2387 Cherry Road, Rock Hill. Come Hungry!
Let Annie-Laurie know by November 8th if you can make that Seniors@Grace gathering.

Thursday, December 8 is our annual Christmas gift exchange!  We will do a potluck lunch in memory of Jackie Hilton followed by our White Elephant Gift Exchange. Start looking for that special something to wrap up and give away. 
New friends to the group have no idea what fun we have during this annual event that we have missed having since Christmas 2019. Please RSVP for this event and let me know what you are bringing for lunch by December 6, 2022.

If you have questions or just want to sign up contact Annie-Laurie Wheat at 803 517-0626 (cell) home phone 803 980-1834 or by email at
Opportunities to Connect on Sunday Morning
We are continuing to grow on Sunday mornings, and we are so glad to see so many people with us for worship, Sunday School, and fellowship time! If you'd like to help enhance these times we spend together, here are 2 great opportunities:

Children's Word Time: During the Word portion of worship, our 8-and-under members worship in the nursery, learning about God's Word at their level.
If you'd like to volunteer with CWT, please click here. For more information on CWT, click here.

Sunday Morning Hospitality/ Coffee Hour: Between services, we meet in the Fellowship Hall for some snacks and shared time. Hospitality hosts make this possible by providing refreshments, setting up, and cleaning up. We have two more Sundays that need hosts - November 27 and December 18. Please click here to sign up to host. If you have questions, please contact Pr. Rachel.

Thank you for making connections at Grace!
We give thanks for the many ways our congregation uses gifts and talents to the glory of God!
Click HERE to read this month's Caught You Caring recipients.

The Stewardship Committee acknowledges & appreciates your leadership & being good stewards of your God given gifts! Thank You!
Volunteers are needed to visit with guests at the Cottage from 6:40-8:00pm on Nov. 5, 12. If you are interested in helping, please contact Stefany Tindale at 803.322.6570.

Another need is for volunteers for driving a 10 passenger van from Hope Fellowship Church to Pathways starting at 7:00-7:15 AM and finishing at approximately 8:15 AM. This entails two round trips ( approximate total 15-18 ladies ) along with stopping at the HUB for those who need to take the bus and two drop offs at job sites.

Ron Hartman says, "This is very easy and fulfilling work for less than a handful of mornings a month. I serve as a back up driver and will be willing to answer any questions. Please contact me at 330 620 4711."
Biggest needs at HOPE:
Cereal, Canned Vegetables, Toilet Paper, Shampoo, Soap, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, and Laundry Detergent

You can drop items off in the bin located outside the church offices when you're in the building, and a volunteer will take them over to HOPE. Please only place non-perishable items in the bin!
Join us for this year's Holiday Delights on Saturday, December 3. Desserts and Music at 4pm and 7pm at Grace. Concert at Oakland Ave Presbyterian at 4:45pm and 7:45pm.
Click HERE to purchase tickets.
Sponsors needed for November 27
The cost is $45.00 for one (1) or $90.00 for both (2) vases. Click HERE to sign up or contact the church office.
Worship Assistant Schedule

Click HERE for the November and December Worship Assistant Schedules.

Don't see your name? Want to join the rotation? Email the church office today!
Congregation Connections

The Sanctuary candle for the month of November is given by Judy and Sig Huitt to the Glory of God.

The Altar Flowers for November 6 are given by Stephanie and Brian Beer in memory of Brian's mother, Pat Beer.

The Altar Flowers for November 6 are given by Kathy Schwandt in loving memory of our parents, siblings, and nephew.
Offering Our Gifts to God

Your gifts to Grace allow our ministry to happen! You can give in several ways:

  • Give via the offering plate in worship
  • Give online by clicking HERE (you have the option to offset the cost of giving online)
  • Set up giving though your bank
  • Mail your offering to the church office.

Thank you for continued faithful giving!
Click HERE for the September Treasurer's Report
If you are in need of help (of any kind), or simply want to connect,
please reach out to the pastors. We want to walk with you.
Please call or email us.
Stay connected! Click on the links below!
426 Oakland Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29730

(740) 312-5774 (Pastor Gregg’s cell)
(864) 230-3816 (Pastor Rachel’s cell)

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm