Online registration is available now. If you have problems or questions please contact the church office at 679-1062. The days of photography will be Oct 9-11, 2014. All members and regular attenders are encouraged to be a part of the directory.
Motor City Classic Car Show & BBQ
Grace Lutheran Church’s Parking lot
Sunday, October 5th 2014
12:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.
Free will offering BBQ and vote with your dollars for your favorite car!
All funds go towards the National Youth Gathering and Synod Journey 2015
Please contact Jeanne McGrew or Jessica Thomson with any questions
The Prayer Shawl Ministry will be meeting on September 18th at 1:00. New knitters are always welcome.
First Place 4 Health will be starting a new session on Oct. 1st. If interested please attend the Orientation Meeting, Tues. Sept. 23rd at 3:00. Classes however will be held on Wed.s at 3:00. For more information contact Linda Johnson at 679-5915.
There will be a new member class will be held on September 18 at 7:00. Installation of new members will be during each service on September 28.
Last week $318.00 was raised for the Crop Walk, way to go Grace!!
Family Fun Night is this Weds. Sept 17th at 5:00
Family Fun Night~ The sign~up sheet for FFN helpers is hanging up on the Family Life Ministry Board. All are welcome to sign up!!
FFN~ Attention all you coffee drinkers, FFN is in need of Food Club liquid coffee creamer bottles! ( They are in the shape of a snowman. J)
Bazaar Donations Requested~ The Fall Harvest Bazaar Committee is seeking donated items to be sold on the Silent Auction at our Fall Bazaar on November 8. Handmade items such as paintings, cross-stitch pictures, knitted items and wood crafted pieces are very welcome. Antiques are also very popular. We have also sold firewood that was cut, delivered and stacked. Service items such as babysitting, yard-work, or food items (dinner or dessert-of-the-month) are also well received. If you are willing to donate something for the Silent Auction, please contact Sheri Salmonson (679-4853) or Carol Allman(679-3380). In order for these items to be displayed and bid on, please have your items or a picture of them at the church by October 10. Thank you very much.
Apples Needed~ If you have extra apples in your orchard, would you please consider donating some to the committee that makes apple pies for the Fall Harvest Bazaar? If you would be able to donate apples, please contact Lydia Franko at 320-237-1207. Thank you.
A GRACE COUNTRY HARVEST FALL BAZAAR UPDATE
Plans for the annual fall bazaar, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8th, have begun. Here is a SEPTEMBER CHECKLIST.
Canners – Now is the time for canning. Are you thinking what jams, jellies, pickles, and salsas you can make?
Gardeners - Don’t forget about the GARDEN OF GRACE – the place to sell squash, potatoes, apples, plants, dried flowers and dried flower arrangements.
Handiworkers – Have you started sewing, knitting, crocheting or cross-stitching? Dish towels, aprons, and place mats are only a few ideas.
Woodworkers – Have you gotten your ideas for wood working projects?
Card makers – Are you stamping a variety of cards for “GRACEMARKS”. Cards for all occasions sell well.
Crafters- How are your craft projects coming along? Now is the time to get those projects started.
Cookie Bakers – All members are asked to bake at least 6 dozen CHRISTMAS cookies to be sold at the COOKIE LANE on bazaar day. Last year over 700 dozen cookies were sold! We are the bazaar known for our great Christmas cookies. We need even more than last year.
Lefse Bakers- Lefse will again be made at the church and sold on sale day.
Pie Bakers – Apple pies will again be made at church and sold on bazaar day. We are looking for donations of apples. Please contact Lydia Franko(320-237-1207) if you have apples to donate Last year over 40 apple pies were made!
Grandma’s Attic – We will again have a Grandma’s Attic this year. We are emphasizing “treasures from the past”. Do you have some special treasured or vintage items you could donate?
Many people are needed to work on sale day at various tasks. If you are able to help out, please let Diane Runquist or any committee person know! Come and join us. It is a fun day for all.
Baptismal Anniversary: This Sunday we REMEMBER AND CELEBRATE the Baptismal Anniversary of all who God brought into the Kingdom of God in the month of September. During our service, you will be invited to gather at the Baptismal font to hear again what God is doing in your life.
Noisy Offering~ This Sunday we will be taking a Noisy Offering for The Crop Walk. Lets see how much Noise we can make!!