January 1, 2020
Grace Wins 2nd Place!
Our float, "The Quest for CHRISTmas" was beautiful, and won 2nd place in the Escondido Jaycees Parade!
Many thanks to all who helped Grace reach out to our community!
Opportunity To Learn And Ask About PBG
Sunday, January 12th, Pastor Aaron will be sharing about Policy Based 
Governance. He will cover what it is, how it works in a ministry setting, as well as how it might look here at Grace. Come, learn, and ask questions! There will be two sessions - one at 8:00 am and one at 9:30 am. Attend a service and a session that Sunday. See Pastor Aaron for more information.
Attention Ladies - High School and up! (And a few Gents!) 
Join the volunteer team for PROJECT GODWAY 2020! Our eighth season starts February 28th and ends April 25th! By joining the volunteer team you will be taking the opportunity to share Christ’s love with young ladies in middle school from our community by sharing your time and talents. All while you make new friends and enjoy old ones! We always need ladies to help the girls learn to sew a simple pattern but there are many, many more jobs you can do as well! Jewelry making, fabric painting, and more, NEW this season, help the girls learn to COOK! Please prayerfully consider joining the team! We would love to have YOU! FOLLOW THIS LINK TO CHECKOUT THE WAYS YOU CAN HELP AND SIGN UP:  tinyurl.com/ProjectGodwayVolunteer  
A Volunteer Workshop will be held February 8th! Thrivent Members - find out how your membership can help support us! For more information visit 
Women’s Ministry Book Club 
This month we will reading “The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek” 
by Kim Michele Richardson. We will meet to discuss the book on January 16th at the home of Judi Anderson (gate code #1532). Hope you can join us!
Can You Help the Altar Guild?
We need a couple people or even a Small Group to share the 2nd and 4th weekends preparing for communion and cleaning up afterward. This is a quick, easy duty and we can show you everything you need to know. Please let Yoke in the church office know if you are interested. 760-745-0831
2020 Offering Envelopes are now in the Welcome Center. Pick yours up before or after services.
Support Grace All Year-Long Through Your Amazon Purchases
Amazon will provide Grace with 0.5% of your purchases with no cost to you! All you need to do is designate Grace as your charitable organization. Using the URL http://Smile.Amazon.com search for and select “Grace Lutheran Church” in Escondido. You must continue to access your Amazon account through smile.amazon.com. A portion of your sales will then be provided to Grace to support our many ministries.
Many Thanks to Richard Ernau for volunteering his time and talents in the church office. Thanks to him we now have much needed new baseboards throughout the church office entry and hallway. Many thanks and blessings, Richard!
Place an Ad for Your Business in our School Yearbook!
Let our Preschool through 8th grade families know about your 
business by placing an ad in our yearbook. Order forms can be found at the Connection Center or by following this link:  tinyurl.com/YearbookBizAd 
Proceeds from your Ad are a fundraiser for the yearbook program at Grace Christian School. Thank you for your support!
Prayers of the People
Our "Prayers for the People" prayer list can now be found in our prayer alcove in the welcome center as well as clicking HERE.

Small Group or Bible Study information can be found HERE.
Don't forget to click on the links below for more info on Grace and the Pacific Southwest District
Click HERE for K-8 News
Click HERE for Preschool News
Church Attendance
12/29/2019

One Service
         
TOTAL: 151
Church Attendance
This week in 2018

Total 180
Church Giving for December (6th month of fiscal year)

Actual for December 2019  $108,897
Budgeted December 2019     $83,358

Year to Date
Actual Giving   (July 2019 to December 2019)    $333,418
Budget Amount (July 2019 to December 2019)      $345,124
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