Grace Notes – 2/7/18

Team Meetings
Sunday Feb. 11th

1:00-Missions

Sunday Feb. 18th
2:00-Worship


Lenten Racial Reconciliation Bible Study
Starting Thursday, February 22nd Student Pastor, Shayla Jordan, will be leading a racial reconciliation lent study on Welcoming Justice: God’s Movement Toward Beloved Community by Charles Marsh. Each Thursday at 7pm here at the church the group will be diving deep into the structures that enforce racism in our society and how God calls us to live the path of reconciliation. To sign up, contact Shayla (shayla.jordan@sckans.edu) and let her know whether you will purchase the book yourself or if we need to order ($17 each). Book Link: https://smile.amazon.com/
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Church Dinner- Feb. 11th
Church Potluck Dinner in Fellowship Hall after church on Sunday February 11th. Please bring a dish. A sharing “heart” and make a valentine for a shut in.


PANCAKES AND SAUSAGE
Mark your calendar as the Grace United Methodist Men are having their Pancake and Sausage Day on Tuesday, February 13, 2018.  They will serve food from 11 AM to 1 PM and from 5 to 7 PM.  We hope you come and enjoy delicious pancakes and blueberry topping (if you like) with great sausage.


Ash Wednesday Worship – February 14th at 5:15pm

Join for a 30 minute worship service to begin the season of Lent with reflection, silence, and the imposition of ashes as we turn toward Jerusalem for forty days.


March 4th Luncheon with the Kansas Area United Methodist Foundation:

We will be hosting Alan Herndon, president of the Kansas Area United Methodist Foundation, to give the presentation “Reaching Future Generations Through Charitable Giving: Sustaining the United Methodist Witness.” He will be sharing about planned giving opportunities and the other opportunities our Foundation brings us. This will be an information session only (you will not be asked about your own giving). The luncheon will be right after church. Please RSVP to the office so we know how many to have for food. Click here for the poster for more information:
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A Note from Lora – Home Items Needed

A friend of mine in Wichita helps women who are leaving domestic violence situations to start fresh in new homes and there is a woman and her daughter moving into a new apartment Thursday who are in need of the following: kitchen stuff, furniture, lamps, cleaning supplies, pillows. If you have any of the following items in gently used condition or new, I will be taking a load on Friday. Please drop them by the office on Thursday or call me to arrange pick up. Thanks!


Grace Builders Events
Below are the upcoming Grace Builder Events scheduled. If you are available and can attend an SC event please come and support them with our Grace Church members.


Annual Conference Childcare Workers and Supplies Needed

With the Great Plains Annual Conference being held June 13-16 this summer at Century II in Wichita, the Wichita District churches have the opportunity to offer hospitality to some of our youngest members.  We are looking for experienced (Safe Gatherings Certified) workers who are interested in offering childcare as lead teachers (pay is $11/hour) or as assistants (pay is $9/hour) for infants up to 5thgrade.  Contact Rev. Kim Dickerson-Oard at (316) 682-6518 or kim@ehumc.org.  Thank you in advance for your help!


Help For Africa- A Note from Cherri Baer
Young women in several African countries cannot attend school during the week of their body’s monthly cycle. PROJECT PATRICIA has made more than 5,000 reusable hygiene kits which are hand-delivered by missionaries to villages in those countries. The girls are then allowed to go to school and other places.Women of Grace are invited to help construct 30 of these kits during LENT minimum cutting and sewing is needed.

WHEN: February22, March 1,8, 15 and 22
WHERE: Hathaway’s 1609 E. 11th Ave.
SUPPLIES: pair of scissors
TIME: 1:30-2:30 pm
Call Cherri Baer for more information: 221-3678 or bcbaer@att.net


Great Plains Connect
Each week the Great Plains Annual Conference publishes their weekly email announcements just like we do for Grace. We will be giving you all a link to this content if you would like to read it. Click here to read this week’s addition!

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