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Prayer Requests will be posted on the Community Grace Facebook page.  Requests can be placed at any time or contact the church office and we will be glad to post it for you.

  • 6.26.22   2 Thessalonians 3.1-5 ~ get a grip!

    Today’s Sermon:  2 Thessalonians 3.1-5 ~ Get a Grip! 

     

    2 Thessalonians 3.3 But the Lord is faithful.  He will establish you and guard you against the evil one.

     

    Old Hymn by Donough O’Daly (1244):

    How great the tale, that there should be,

    In God’s Son’s heart a place for me!

    That on a sinner’s lips like mine,

    The cross of Jesus Christ should shine!

     

    Baptism Service: TODAY at the beginning of the worship service.

     

    Communion Service Lunch: July 31st immediately following the morning worship service.

     

    UPCOMING EVENTS:

     

    June 26th        Straight Ahead-Shawnee 5-8pm

    June 27th – July 1st Adventurer Week @ Camp Mantowagan

    July 3rd           Adult Bible Fellowship 9:15-10:15am

    July 3rd           Worship Service and Kidland @ 10:30am

    July 3rd           Straight Ahead-Pastor Pat’s house 6-8pm

    July 6th           Official Board Meeting

    July 6th -8th    Pioneer Week @ Camp Mantowagan

    July 10th         Adult Bible Fellowship 9:15-10:15am

    July 10th         Worship Service and Kidland @ 10:30am

    July 11th – 15th Explorer Week @ Camp Mantowagan

    July 13th         Straight Ahead-Swimming at the QUE

    July 14th         Ladies’ Breakfast at Kelly’s @ 9am

    July 16th         Straight Ahead Car Wash Fundraiser

    July 17th         Adult Bible Fellowship 9:15-10:15am

    July 17th         Worship Service and Kidland @ 10:30am

    July 18th-24th Momentum Youth Conference

    July 24th         Adult Bible Fellowship 9:15-10:15am

    July 24th         Worship Service and Kidland @ 10:30am

    July 28th         Ladies’ Book Club @ 6:30pm

    July 29th         Straight Ahead @ Lakemont Park

    July 31st         Adult Bible Fellowship 9:15-10:15am

    July 31st         Worship Service and Kidland @ 10:30am

    July 31st         Communion Service Lunch @ 11:45am

               

    July Trustees:                   

    Bill Klahre

    Tom Jones

    Andy Barton

               

    Prayer Requests:

    Prayer requests are eventually rotated off to keep them current.  To update names, simply request them to be resubmitted.  Also, prayer requests can be added to the church’s private group Facebook page or contact the church office at admin@communitygrace.online. 

     

    We are currently sending out prayer requests by email.  If you or anyone you know is not receiving these, please let me know.  I have found that some of the emails we have on record are not correct.

     

    Straight Ahead Youth Summer Schedule

    June 26th         Shawnee 5-8pm

    July 3rd            Pastor Pat’s house 6-8pm

    July 13th          Swimming at the QUE—with Liberty Grace

    July 16th          Car Wash fundraiser

    July 18th-24th MOMENTUM

    July 29th          Lakemont Park—with Liberty Grace

    Aug 7th            Altoona Curve 4:30pm

    Aug 14th          To Be Announced

    Aug 19th-20th Youth All-Nighter—with Liberty Grace

     

    Adult Bible Fellowship

    ABF will meet from 9:15 to 10:15am in the Fellowship Hall (downstairs).  Child Care will be provided.

     

    Ladies’ Book Club

    Ladies’ Book Club will be meeting the 4th Thursday of every month.   The next meeting will be held on July 28th at 6:30pm.  We will be discussing “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah.  If you have any questions, contact Alice Wallace at 574.265.5149. 

     

    American Red Cross

    Community Grace will be hosting an American Red Cross blood drive on Thursday, July 7th, from 12 – 6pm.  Donors and volunteers are needed.  To volunteer, please sign up at “Sign-Up Central”.  Donors, sign up online at redcrossblood.org.

     

    For each blood drive, we need 8 volunteers to provide coverage for 7 hours.   Four to volunteer from 11:30 to 3pm and four to volunteer from 3 to 6:30pm.  We have 2 people per shift at the Check-In Station—Red Cross employees instruct on how to do this—and 2 people who walk the donors from the drawing tables to the refreshment table and keep the table stocked.

     

    Blood drives are every other month, and our goal is to have enough volunteers so that each person would only have to participate 2 or 3 times per year.  Please consider helping if you can.  An American Red Cross Volunteer sheet is also at “Sign-Up Central” if you would be willing to be placed on this roster.


    Ladies’ Breakfast

    The Ladies’ Breakfast meets every 2nd Thursday of each month at Kelly’s Restaurant at 9 am.  Ladies of all ages are invited to share in a time of fellowship while enjoying a delicious breakfast.  If you have any questions, contact Nellie Howser at 652.6220.


    Lost & Found

    If you have lost something, please check out our Lost and Found basket located on the shelf at the coat rack in the lobby.


    We Care Room

    The “We Care Room” at the Everett Middle and High School will not be accepting any other donations until September.  This includes food and clothes.  Once school begins in the fall, we’ll take whatever you have to offer, especially food.

                           

    Food Bank

    Want to help out your community?  Drop off canned goods, with good expiration dates, in the Food Bank box located in the lobby to the left of the front doors.  We have been collecting canned pears, but any canned goods are welcome.  If you have canned items and cannot bring them in, please contact John Mickle by phone or message at 814.288.9332.  He will gladly pick them up anywhere in Bedford County.  Your donations are greatly appreciated.

     

    Church Directory on Your Mobile Device

    Now you can sync our church directory directly to your Apple, Android or Kindle Fire device with a FREE app!  You must be a participant of our Family Directory.  Pick up a form on the “Connection Central” Wall.

     

    RightNow Media

    RightNow Media is an online library offering:

          rightnow Media originals

          Book of the Bible Series

          Bible Studies

    o   For Women

    o   For Men

    o   For Youth

    o   On Marriage

    o   On Parenting

          Popular Kid Shows

    And so much more.  Pick up your form in the display rack on the “Connection Central” Wall.

     

    Get Connected

    Would you like to receive a phone call, email or text when there is an announcement or prayer request?

    If so, fill out the “Get Connected” form located on the “Connection Central” Wall and drop it off in the church office.

  • 6.19.22   5 "bad" dads of the bible

    Happy Father’s Day!!

     

    Today’s Sermon:  5 “Bad” Dads of the Bible

     

    1 Samuel 3.13 …his sons were blaspheming God, and he did not restrain them.

     

    Austrian psychologist Alfred Adler: “Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.”

     

    Baptism Service: Sunday, June 26th, at the beginning of the worship service.

     

    Please see either Pastor Jeff or Pastor Patrick if you are interested in being baptized.

     

    Communion Service Lunch: July 31st immediately following the morning worship service.

     

    Congratulations to Coach Travis Klahre and the Everett Warriors baseball team on a fantastic season—State Champions!!!  Well done guys!

     

     

    UPCOMING EVENTS:

     

    June 19th        Adult Bible Fellowship 9:15-10:15am

    June 19th        Worship Service and Kidland @ 10:30am

    June 19th        Deadline for Precious Life Baby Bottles

    June 19th        NO Straight Ahead @ 6pm

    June 20th-24th Pathfinder Week @ Camp Mantowagan

    June 23rd        Ladies’ Book Club @ 6:30pm

    June 26th        Adult Bible Fellowship 9:15-10:15am

    June 26th        Worship Service and Kidland @ 10:30am

    June 26th        Straight Ahead-Shawnee 5-8pm

    June 27th – July 1st Adventurer Week @ Camp Mantowagan

    July 3rd           Adult Bible Fellowship 9:15-10:15am

    July 3rd           Worship Service and Kidland @ 10:30am

    July 3rd           Straight Ahead-Pastor Pat’s house 6-8pm

    July 6th           Official Board Meeting

    July 6th -8th    Pioneer Week @ Camp Mantowagan

    July 10th         Adult Bible Fellowship 9:15-10:15am

    July 10th         Worship Service and Kidland @ 10:30am

    July 11th – 15th Explorer Week @ Camp Mantowagan

    July 13th         Straight Ahead-Swimming at the QUE

    July 14th         Ladies’ Breakfast at Kelly’s @ 9am

    July 16th         Straight Ahead Car Wash Fundraiser

               

    June Trustees:                 

    Dave Dicken

    Wayne Foor

    Chuck Black

               

    Prayer Requests:

    Prayer requests are eventually rotated off to keep them current.  To update names, simply request them to be resubmitted.  Also, prayer requests can be added to the church’s private group Facebook page or contact the church office at admin@communitygrace.online. 

     

    We are currently sending out prayer requests by email.  If you or anyone you know is not receiving these, please let me know.  I have found that some of the emails we have on record are not correct.

     

    Kidland

    TEACHERS NEEDED!!!

    Without your help, we may need to discontinue Kidland for the summer.

    Please contact Sherri in person or at kidland@communitygrace.online.


    Straight Ahead Youth Summer Schedule

    June 19th         Father’s Day / No Youth

    June 26th         Shawnee 5-8pm

    July 3rd            Pastor Pat’s house 6-8pm

    July 13th          Swimming at the QUE—with Liberty Grace

    July 16th          Car Wash fundraiser

    July 18th-24th MOMENTUM

    July 29th          Lakemont Park—with Liberty Grace

    Aug 7th            Altoona Curve 4:30pm

    Aug 14th          To Be Announced

    Aug 19th-20th Youth All-Nighter—with Liberty Grace

     

    Adult Bible Fellowship

    ABF will meet from 9:15 to 10:15am in the Fellowship Hall (downstairs).  Child Care will be provided.

     

    Ladies’ Book Club

    Ladies’ Book Club will be meeting the 4th Thursday of every month.   The next meeting will be held on June 23rd at 6:30pm.  We will be discussing “Educated” by Tara Westover.  If you have any questions, contact Alice Wallace at 574.265.5149. 

     

    American Red Cross

    Community Grace will be hosting an American Red Cross blood drive on Thursday, July 7th, from 12 – 6pm.  Donors and volunteers are needed.  To volunteer, please sign up at “Sign-Up Central”.  Donors, sign up online at redcrossblood.org.

     

    For each blood drive, we need 8 volunteers to provide coverage for 7 hours.   Four to volunteer from 11:30 to 3pm and four to volunteer from 3 to 6:30pm.  We have 2 people per shift at the Check-In Station—Red Cross employees instruct on how to do this—and 2 people who walk the donors from the drawing tables to the refreshment table and keep the table stocked.

     

    Blood drives are every other month, and our goal is to have enough volunteers so that each person would only have to participate 2 or 3 times per year.  Please consider helping if you can.  An American Red Cross Volunteer sheet is also at “Sign-Up Central” if you would be willing to be placed on this roster.


    Ladies’ Breakfast

    The Ladies’ Breakfast meets every 2nd Thursday of each month at Kelly’s Restaurant at 9 am.  Ladies of all ages are invited to share in a time of fellowship while enjoying a delicious breakfast.  If you have any questions, contact Nellie Howser at 652.6220.


    Lost & Found

    If you have lost something, please check out our Lost and Found basket located on the shelf at the coat rack in the lobby.


    We Care Room

    The “We Care Room” at the Everett Middle and High School will not be accepting any other donations until September.  This includes food and clothes.  Once school begins in the fall, we’ll take whatever you have to offer, especially food.

                           

    Food Bank

    Want to help out your community?  Drop off canned goods, with good expiration dates, in the Food Bank box located in the lobby by the Welcome Desk.  We have been collecting canned pears, but any canned goods are welcome.  If you have canned items and cannot bring them in, please contact John Mickle by phone or message at 814.288.9332.  He will gladly pick them up anywhere in Bedford County.  Your donations are greatly appreciated.

     

    Church Directory on Your Mobile Device

    Now you can sync our church directory directly to your Apple, Android or Kindle Fire device with a FREE app!  You must be a participant of our Family Directory.  Pick up a form on the “Connection Central” Wall.

     

    RightNow Media

    RightNow Media is an online library offering:

          rightnow Media originals

          Book of the Bible Series

          Bible Studies

    o   For Women

    o   For Men

    o   For Youth

    o   On Marriage

    o   On Parenting

          Popular Kid Shows

    And so much more.  Pick up your form in the display rack on the “Connection Central” Wall.

     

    Get Connected

    Would you like to receive a phone call, email or text when there is an announcement or prayer request?

    If so, fill out the “Get Connected” form located on the “Connection Central” Wall and drop it off in the church office.