Monthly Archive: November 2013

Nov 30

T.O.G.S

The T.O.G.S are planning several events in December. December 8 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.: Game Night with Mellinger’s Lutheran Church youth group December 22 from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.: Christmas Caroling with Kids Khoir at local nursing homes. December 22 from 6:00-8:30 p.m.: Trip to Rocky Ridge Christmas lights and other local area light …

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Nov 29

Happenings in Our Church Family

I would like to thank my Grace Lutheran family and friends for their prayers, cards, food donations, phone calls, and words of encouragement during my recent hip replacement surgery and recovery. I especially want to thank Pastor Tina for her visits and prayers. It was great to return to church and see all of you …

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Nov 29

Caroling Event by Our Youth

Have you ever considered playing the bells in church? They are easy to play, (with a flick of the wrist), and you do not have to know how to read music. Cindy Strobeck is leading us until an Organist can be hired. She has led the bells for many years and is a great teacher. …

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Nov 29

Membership Update Continues

address book

The Mission and Discipleship committee is collecting member information to update the church records.  The deadline has been extended to      December 8. Forms are available on top of the mailboxes in the entrance hallway, at bulletin board area of the social room and in the welcome center.  Please place completed forms in the …

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Nov 29

Our take: Food stamp cuts will hurt many people

Food from the Pantry

Even though the routine rarely varies, sometimes, SOMETIMES, we get a big surprise! Last week, a young man came into the church office with an amazing story. Several years ago he was down on his luck and needed food. Grace Lutheran Food Pantry helped him. Over the years, he remembered the kindness he received at our church and when things improved in his life, he wanted to show his gratitude. He quietly handed Pastor Bill a check for… (commercial break! No, actually, click to read the whole story… LOL)

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Nov 28

Donate Essential Toiletries for Food Bank Families

toiletries

We Care Cuz We’re Grace! ‘We Care Cuz We’re Grace’ Toiletries Drive has been organized this holiday season for the families that utilize the food bank. Toiletries are often overlooked when providing donations, but they are a necessary expense for all families. Congregants can provide 19 necessary toiletries for a family for about $22. If …

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