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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.

  • 12.4.22  To live is Christ

    Today’s Sermon Series in the Book of Philippians: 1.19-26  To Live is Christ

     

    Philippians 1.21  For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

     

    Jim Elliot wrote in his biography, “The world cannot hate us, we are too much like its own.  Oh that God would make us dangerous!”

     

    • Official Board meeting:  Wednesday at 6:30pm
    • Christmas Day is only 28 days away.  You can officially listen to Christmas music now.

     

     

    UPCOMING EVENTS:

     

    Dec 4th           In One Accord Ministries fundraiser

    Dec 4th            Straight Ahead @ 6pm

    Dec 7th            Official Board Meeting @ 6:30pm

    Dec 8th            Ladies’ Breakfast @ Kelly’s 9am

    Dec 11th         Adult Bible Fellowship 9-10am

    Dec 11th         Worship Service and Kidland @ 10:30am

    Dec 11th         Straight Ahead @ 6pm

    Dec 11th         Christmas Breakfast Sign-Up Deadline

    Dec 15th         Ladies’ Book Club at Mike’s Place @ 6pm

    Dec 18th         Church Christmas Breakfast @ 9am

    Dec 18th         Worship Service and Kidland @ 10:30am

    Dec 18th         Straight Ahead @ 6pm

    Dec 24th         Christmas Eve Service @ 6pm

    Dec 25th         Christmas

    Dec 25th         Adult Bible Fellowship 9-10am

    Dec 25th         Worship Service and Kidland @ 10:30am

    Jan 1st             Adult Bible Fellowship 9-10am

    Jan 1st              Worship Service and Kidland @ 10:30am

    Jan 4th            Official Board Meeting @ 6:30pm

    Jan 8th            Adult Bible Fellowship 9-10am

    Jan 8th            Worship Service and Kidland @ 10:30am

    Jan 8th            Straight Ahead @ 6pm

     

                                 

    December Trustees:                 

    Tom Jones

    Dave Dicken

    John Mickle

               

    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.

     

    Women’s Bible Study Survey

    Ladies, please pick up a survey at the Welcome Desk concerning interest in the Women’s Bible Study.  Your participation will be greatly appreciated.  Drop off your completed survey in the offering box in the lobby.


    Christmas Eve Service

    Christmas Eve Service will be held on December 24th at 6pm.  Choir members practice will be on Sundays after the Worship Service. 


    In One Accord Ministries Fundraiser

    In One Accord Ministries is teaming up with Hoss’s Steak and Sea House to raise money for their ministry TODAY in Bedford.  Pick up a copy of the fundraiser email at the Welcome Desk and present it at Hoss’s and Hoss’s will donate a portion of your total check to In One Accord Ministries.


    Christmas Breakfast

    All Community Grace families are invited to attend the church Christmas breakfast on December 18th beginning at 9:00 am in the Fellowship Hall.  The Fellowship Team will provide pancakes, sausage, drinks and table service.  You are welcome to bring breakfast casseroles, pastries, fruit, milk or juice to share.  In order to plan for the event, please sign-up at “Sign-Up Central” on or before December 11th.


    Adult Bible Fellowship

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


    Ladies’ Book Club

    Ladies’ Book Club will generally be meeting the 4th Thursday of every month.   The next meeting will be held on December 15th at Mike’s Place at 6pm and we will be discussing “O Little Town” by Don Reid.  Copies of the 2023 Book Club List are located at “Connection Central” by the side entrance.  If you have any questions, contact Alice Wallace at 574.265.5149. 


    Kidland Volunteer

    Kidland is in need of a volunteer for the Nursery-1 year old.  This will be for the 3rd Sunday of every other month:  January, March, May, July, September and November.

    If you are willing to help, please contact Sherri Peeler in person or at kidland@communitygrace.online.


    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.


    Mailboxes

    Just a reminder to periodically check your mailbox.  Mailboxes are located at the right-side of the front doors.


    We Care Room

    The “We Care Room” at the Everett Middle and High School is seeking donations for student meals.  Donations of groceries to last for one week to include breakfast, lunch, and supper meals that can then be given to students in need.  Items must be canned or boxed – no fresh produce or meats that can spoil.  Your donations will be greatly appreciated.  A “We Care Box” is located in the Fellowship Hall.  Any questions—contact Terri Klahre.

                           

    Food Bank

    Want to help 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.

  • 11.27.22  The book of philippians ~ Just preach jesus!

    Today’s Sermon Series in the Book of Philippians:  1.9-18  Just Preach Jesus!

     

    Philippians 1.18  What then?  Only that in every way, whether in pretense or in truth, Christ is proclaimed, and in that I rejoice.

     

    Candace Cameron Bure:  To those who hate what I value and who are attacking me:  I love you.

     

    • Christmas Day is only 28 days away. 

     

     

    UPCOMING EVENTS:

     

    Nov 27th         Straight Ahead @ 6pm

    Nov 28th         Camp Mantowagan Fundraiser Deadline

    Dec 1st                        Camp Mantowagan Fundraiser Dinner

    Dec 4th                       Adult Bible Fellowship 9-10am

    Dec 4th            Worship Service and Kidland @ 10:30am

    Dec 4th                       In One Accord Ministries fundraiser

    Dec 4th            Straight Ahead @ 6pm

    Dec 7th            Official Board Meeting @ 6:30pm

    Dec 8th                        Ladies’ Breakfast @ Kelly’s 9am

    Dec 11th         Adult Bible Fellowship 9-10am

    Dec 11th         Worship Service and Kidland @ 10:30am

    Dec 11th         Straight Ahead @ 6pm

    Dec 11th         Christmas Breakfast Sign-Up Deadline

    Dec 15th         Ladies’ Book Club at Mike’s Place @ 6pm

    Dec 18th         Church Christmas Breakfast @ 9am

    Dec 18th         Worship Service and Kidland @ 10:30am

    Dec 18th         Straight Ahead @ 6pm

    Dec 24th         Christmas Eve Service @ 6pm

    Dec 25th         Christmas

    Dec 25th         Adult Bible Fellowship 9-10am

    Dec 25th         Worship Service and Kidland @ 10:30am

                                 

    December Trustees:                 

    Tom Jones

    Dave Dicken

    John Mickle

               

    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 Envelope Fundraiser

    Help support our Straight Ahead youth by taking an envelope with a number on it from the table in the lobby.  Whatever number you pick, that is the amount of money (or more if you wish) to place in the envelope and then drop it in the offering box in the lobby.  100% of all donations go to our Straight Ahead youth.

     

    Women’s Bible Study Survey

    Ladies, please pick up a survey at the Welcome Desk concerning interest in the Women’s Bible Study.  Your participation will be greatly appreciated.  Drop off your completed survey in the offering box in the lobby.


    Christmas Eve Service

    Christmas Eve Service will be held on December 24th at 6pm.  Choir members practice will be on Sundays after the Worship Service. 


    Camp Mantowagan’s Annual Fundraiser

    You are invited to Camp Mantowagan’s Annual Fundraising Dinner on Thursday, December 1st at 6pm.  It will be held in the Activity Center of Grace Fellowship Church, Leamersville Campus.  Please sign up at “Sign-Up Central” by November 28th.  Adults only.  The cost of the meal is covered by a business supporter. Your gifts go straight to the camping ministry.


    In One Accord Ministries Fundraiser

    In One Accord Ministries is teaming up with Hoss’s Steak and Sea House to raise money for their ministry on December 4th in Bedford.  Pick up a copy of the fundraiser email at the Welcome Desk and present it at Hoss’s and Hoss’s will donate a portion of your total check to In One Accord Ministries.


    Christmas Breakfast

    All Community Grace families are invited to attend the church Christmas breakfast on December 18th beginning at 9:00 am in the Fellowship Hall.  The Fellowship Team will provide pancakes, sausage, drinks and table service.  You are welcome to bring breakfast casseroles, pastries, fruit, milk or juice to share.  In order to plan for the event, please sign-up at “Sign-Up Central” on or before December 11th.


    Adult Bible Fellowship

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


    Ladies’ Book Club

    Ladies’ Book Club will generally be meeting the 4th Thursday of every month.   The next meeting will be held on December 15th at Mike’s Place at 6pm and we will be discussing “O Little Town” by Don Reid.  Copies of the 2023 Book Club List are located at “Connection Central” by the side entrance.  If you have any questions, contact Alice Wallace at 574.265.5149. 


    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.


    Mailboxes

    Just a reminder to periodically check your mailbox.  Mailboxes are located at the right-side of the front doors.


    We Care Room

    The “We Care Room” at the Everett Middle and High School is seeking donations for student meals.  Donations of groceries to last for one week to include breakfast, lunch, and supper meals that can then be given to students in need.  Items must be canned or boxed – no fresh produce or meats that can spoil.  Your donations will be greatly appreciated.  A “We Care Box” is located in the Fellowship Hall.  Any questions—contact Terri Klahre.

                           

    Food Bank

    Want to help 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.