August 1, 2021
Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
Wishing you an awareness of
God's Presence, Love and Peace
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Normal Office Hours
Monday - Closed
Tuesday through Friday - 9am - 4pm


2021 Vestry Officers
Senior Warden - Maureen Porada
Junior Warden - Jeff Wine
Treasurer - Kati Kubbe
Clerk - Blanche Chafe

No 8am service on Sunday August 1st.
There will be only one service at 10am in the garden.

The Rev. Heather Barta will be presiding
and offering communion.

Please bring your own chair.

As always, service will be live-streamed on our
Facebook page and YouTube Channel.
Lessons appointed for Tenth Sunday after Pentecost Click Here
The Book of Common Prayer Click Here
Morning Prayer begins on page 75. Holy Eucharist begins on page 355.
The Sunday readings are also available by
clicking on a link on our Web Page.

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WEEKLY SATURDAY
Virtual Evening Prayer on July 31st at 5:30pm. If you don't have a prayer book, you can find it online here. We are using the Eucharistic Readings for Sunday which you can locate on this calendar. Contact Zoom meeting ID: 835 0881 6842
Zoom Meeting Passcode: 12345678

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UPCOMING SERVICES
Please take note of the following dates regarding services.
August 15 - no 8am service. 10am service in garden with communion
August 29 - no 8am service. 10am service in garden with communion
September 12 - Blessing of Backpacks during 10am service
September 19 - Formation/Sunday School begins
BIBLE STUDY



Wednesday Bible Study will be paused for the remainder of the summer and will begin again September 8th.
SAFEGUARDING TRAINING



SAFEGUARDING GOD'S CHILDREN and
SAFEGUARDING GOD'S PEOPLE
are programs that were created by the Church Pension Group in association with Praesidium, Inc., in response to General Convention Resolution A156 which calls for dioceses to develop and institute policies for training.
It is a requirement that all staff & vestry, as well as any member of the church who volunteers with children or other groups within the church, to complete these courses every five years.

Please contact Tracey Larson if you have any questions or to sign-up to take these courses.
SUNDAY SCHOOL
WITH MRS. LARSON
Hello Friends!

Check out my
Virtual Sunday School Classroom
with the lectionary material for this week.
Clicking the image above will take you to this new Sunday School format. A desktop/laptop computer is needed (a phone will not work). Once there, you will find links to all of the readings & activities for this week's lesson. I hope you enjoy learning with it!

If you are in need of supplies to participate, please let me know, but I think you will find that most items needed you will already have at home.

Blessings,
Mrs. Larson
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Please share with Mrs. Larson what you are up to at home!
tracey.larson@graceporthuron.net
We'd love to see your smiling faces!
And maybe you'll see yourself on Grace's Facebook page!
CAMP CHICAGAMI
TRAVELING DAY CAMP
A great big THANK YOU to Camp Chickagami
for coming to the Blue Water Area
and hosting a two-day camp for the kids of
Grace & Holy Family!
FOOD PANTRY
Items needed for packing August 4th
Peanut Butter ~ Jelly/Jam ~ Campbells Soup (for kids) ~
Progresso Soup (for seniors) ~ Apple Juice ~
Canned Tuna/Chicken ~
Napkins ~ Paper Towels ~ Toilet Paper ~ Tissues
Our Pantry Needs Have Increased!!
We have added two new families to our weekly deliveries.
Grace Outreach and #C4Yourself church are so very grateful for your continued donations to our food pantry. We continue to, weekly, pack bags of food and toiletries for seniors and families identified by school principals. Below you can find the list of items we need to keep our pantry servicing the needs of our neighborhood community.
The church office is open Tuesday-Friday from 10am-4pm if you would like to donate items. Special thanks to Nancy Kelley, Jane Clay, and Carol White for their weekly packing and Kevin Totty and team for delivering these bags!
List of the items always in need.
Thank you in advance for your generosity.
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly/Jam
  • Cereal
  • Juice/Juice Boxes
  • Granola/Protein Bars
  • Chicken Noodle Soup
  • Canned Fruit/Fruit Cups
  • Canned Spaghetti
  • Pasta & Spaghetti Sauce
  • Toilet Paper
  • Tissues
  • Napkins
  • Paper Towels
  • Hand Soap/Bar Soap
  • Toothbrushes & Toothpaste
  • Laundry Soap
  • Dish Soap
  • Vaseline/Lotion
Whenever presented with a choice of purchasing
glass or plastic containers, please choose plastic.
It is much easier for distribution if we are not worried about breakage.
FUNDRAISING
We missed our auction in 2020, but we are on for 2021!
August 28th
Lunch at 1pm ~ Auction begins at 2pm

Start thinking about what you would like to donate!
Auction item donation sheets are available at the church.
Deadline to submit donation Aug 22nd.

More details will follow as the date draws near.
FELLOWSHIP


No Yoga on July 31st

Join us on Saturday mornings at 7am in the church garden.

Beginners & chair welcome!