NEWS & EVENTS
New Sermon Series - Advent: The Journey to Christ's Birth - November 26
Celebrate the arrival of God’s greatest gift this season at Grace Church. In a special series of Advent services, we will prepare to welcome the birth of our Savior. We will explore the classic Christmas story through the eyes of Mary, Jesus’ mother. Don’t miss the opportunity to fully experience the true beauty and wonder of Christmas – the birth of Jesus!
Children's Ministry & Nursery Dinner & Bethlehem - December 8
Join us for dinner and a trip to Bethlehem - a free, live outdoor drama that recreates the city of Bethlehem at the time of Jesus Christ’s birth. Enjoy the music, drama, lights, and exotic animals as you experience the Christmas story.
Dinner Location: To be determined.
Bethlehem Address: 3111 Benton St., Santa Clara, CA 95051
Bethlehem Website: www.scfbc.org/bethlehem
For details, please contact Cristeen Kunze at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Signup sheet is available in the church lobby or click the link below to sign up now.
Paul's Letter to the Romans Sermon Series
Pastor Josh will be continuing his verse study through the Book of Romans. Click the link below to listen to past Book of Romans sermons.
Thanksgiving Benevolence Offering - November 19
As part of our Thanksgiving Praise Service, we will be collecting today a special benevolence offering that will be designated to provide financial assistance for those in our church family. Typically, the money is used to help pay for retreats and programs as well as financial assistance to those going through difficult circumstances. The distribution of these funds is overseen by our leadership team. Any undesignated financial gifts that are given on Sunday, November 19th will be directed to our Benevolence Fund. Click the link below to give online.
Thanksgiving Praise Service - November 19
Join us on Sunday, November 19 for a service dedicated to the worship and praise of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. If you would like to share a public testimony of how God has been faithful to you over this past year, please contact our worship coordinator Daniel Na at email@example.com.
“Come, let’s worship and bow down. Let’s kneel in front of the Lord, our maker." - Psalm 95:6
Thanksgiving Appreciation Dinner - November 18
Join us on on Saturday, November 18th at 5:00pm for our Thanksgiving Appreciation Dinner. This dinner is planned and prepared by our church staff as an expression of thanks for our entire church family. Tickets can be purchased at church that evening. Childcare is provided at no cost. Tickets are $5.
Children's Ministry Dinner and a Movie - November 4
Join us for our Children’s Ministry Dinner and a Movie on Saturday, November 4. Time: 4:30pm-7:30pm. For more information, please contact Charla Alino at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click the link below to sign up.
Church Work Day - November 4
Come join us on Saturday, November 4th from 8am to 12pm and help beautify the church grounds and facilities. Click the link below to sign up.
Celebration & Recognition for Andrew & Cyanna del Rosario - October 29
Join us for a farewell celebration for the del Rosario family. For the past 13 years, they have faithfully served both Morning Star and Grace Church. This is an opportunity for us to express our appreciation for all they have done for our church family.
Fall Small Groups - Starting on October 11
The start of Fall Small Groups is just two weeks away! Make sure to sign up and connect with others in our church family. Signups are now available in the lobby or you can click the link below to sign up now. Please see the insert sheet for details.
There’s still time to host or facilitate a group. If you are interested in learning more, please sign up in the lobby. Pastor Josh will be in touch with you to provide additional information. A mandatory training for all small group leaders will be held on October 8 after the service in the kitchen.
Meet and Greet our New Staff Members - October 15
Come and meet the Morita and Na family. The event will be in the church kitchen at 6:00pm. For planning purposes, please sign up to let us know that you’ll be joining us. Signups are available in the church lobby and through the link below.
Nursery & Children's Ministries Play Date in the Park - October 15
Come join us at Westridge Park following the service as we connect with other parents while the kids play. Bring a picnic lunch. Time: 11:30am-1:30pm.
For more information, please contact Charla Alino at email@example.com.
New Missions Partners, Jesse & Tiffany Shanks - September 24
Meet our new missions partners, Jesse & Tiffany Shanks, missionaries to Togo. Pastor Josh will be interviewing them during the service on September 24. Join us in the kitchen after the service for an ice cream social as we listen to their ministry presentation in Togo, Africa.
Guest Speaker, Alex Schweng - September 17
Alex Schweng is one of our Missions Partners and the Lead Pastor at Missio Dei Oakland (MDO). MDO is an urban house church network that serves the poor and unbelievers in Oakland. Alex was born in Oakland, grew up in the East Bay, and graduated from UCLA and Talbot School of Theology. He is married to Amy and they have two daughters, Layla and Elise. You will enjoy hearing about their ministry in Oakland and how God is using them to impact lives.
Men's Retreat - September 15-17
Last chance to sign up! The men's retreat is a weekend of fellowship with other Christian men and a time of strengthening your relationship with God. Base cost is $165. Go to www.silverspur.com or click below to sign up. Link is also available via the weekly eBlast. Signup sheet for carpooling is in the church lobby. Please email Zussette Rozin at firstname.lastname@example.org, if you need financial assistance.
"Coffee, Tea, You & Me" Women's Event - Friday, September 15
Ladies, come and take a break this Friday night and get connected with other women at Grace Church over coffee and dessert. Childcare will be provided. Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Sign-up sheet is in the church lobby or click below to sign up now.