Rev. John has selected the new 6-week Bible study by Adam Hamilton, entitled “John, The Gospel of Light and Life” for a church-wide Lenten study. It is dvd-based and adults, youth and children alike can follow the life, ministry, death and resurrection of Jesus through the Gospel of John. Rev. John will lead the Thursday night study group from 6 to 7pm starting Thursday, February 11th. The study will also be offered on Sunday mornings, during the Sunday School hour beginning Sunday, February 14th at 9:30am. Please sign-up at the Welcome Center so we know how many workbooks to order.

Grace is looking for an individual to accept the custodial responsibilities for Grace Christian Preschool.  The position requires 5 hours per week, preferably late afternoon and/or evening hours.  You would be responsible for cleaning the restrooms, stairwells, classrooms and hallway, as needed.  If interested, please contact Rev. John or Heidi Hoover, Preschool Director at 566-2897.  Thank you.

The Vital Pursuits Sunday School Class invites you to join us as we begin a new study on World Religions on January 24th. We will meet in Room 101, Fireside RoomI. We will use the resource “Christianity and World Religions: Wrestling with Questions People Ask.”  In this study Adam Hamilton examines Christianity and four major world religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, and Judaism.  Join us!

All children, age 5 through 9th grade are welcome to take part in the Spring Children’s Musical. The musical this year is “Kidz Under Construction.” Rehearsals start today at noon in the LGI; then we will hold auditions for all kids interested in a speaking or singing role.  If you have any questions, please see Serena or Yvonne Abela.

Looking to start the new year with a deeper understanding of how you can apply the lessons of The Bible to your everyday life? Join Journey Through The Bible Class this morning at 9:30am, as we begin a new study to do just that.

You, your family, and friends are invited to iBlast Creative Ministries’ Grace, Family and Friends Night on Friday, January 29.  From 6 – 7 PM there will be a spaghetti dinner in the All Purpose Room. Donations will be accepted to benefit iBlast’s outreach ministry. At 7:15 there will be a program in the sanctuary with puppets, blacklight, creative movement, signing, and entertainment and inspiration for all ages. You may attend either or both parts of the evening as your schedule allows. For more information or if you are in need of transportation, please contact the church office or Stacey Forshey or Barb or Jeff Rosensteel. If able please sign up at the Table of Grace in the narthex or call the church office at 566-2897 to RSVP for dinner.

I wish to thank you for prayers and cards during my troubled time. Each day is getting better. God bless you all,

Dora Leeser

To our friends at Grace – God said, “I will not leave you comfortless” (John 14:18). Thank you for your cards, prayers and comfort.

Ray and Ginny Topper & Leslie Fox