Announcements for December 11

The information that follows is meant to serve any and all that are ‘formally’ or ‘informally’ a part of the family of Greenville Grace Church. If this is applicable to you, read on! If you’ve found us by ‘mistake’, please, read on, but also know that we’d like to take this opportunity to invite you visit us! We hold 2 services each Sunday at 9 and 11am at 4805 SR 49 S, Greenville, OH. We would love to get to know you!

Today’s Text: Joshua 6| Preacher : DANNY WRIGHT (teaching pastor)

ELEVATE POSTAL SERVICE | It’s that time of year again! Elevate Student Ministries will be collecting Christmas cards for people in the body here at Grace through Dec. 14 to help you save on postage. Please drop your Christmas cards off at the table in the Narthex along with a suggested $5.00 donation. Christmas cards will be ready on Dec 18th at the church. Any questions contact Justin or Lori Palmer at loridpalmer@gmail.com or 937.467.8293.

ELEVATE YOUTH FAMILY CHRISTMAS PARTY | All youth & their families are welcome to join us for youth on December 21 from 6:30-9 for a fun family Christmas party. We will be having dessert, a white elephant gift exchange, games, and fellowship. Questions contact Jason at jbloom@greenvillegrace.org or call the office at 937.547.0065.

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE | We will have our Christmas Eve service on Dec. 24th at 7pm. Bring your families and join us in celebrating the birth of our Lord & Savior.

CHRISTMAS DAY & NEW YEARS DAY SERVICES | We will have one service on Christmas Day & New Years Day at 10 am. We will have nursery, but there will be no Children’s Church. Looking forward to worshiping with you on these days.
VISION NIGHT | If you call Grace your home join us on January 29th at 6p (a Sunday night) as we will be holding our annual vision night. Please plan onthis meeting! We will spend some time sharing about all things Grace….from our current financial position, and where we see encouraging things happening to where we have been praying for and seeinghere at Grace. Childcare will be provided.

FALL 2016 FINANCE UPDATE YTD | October 31, 2016 the General Fund giving is $343,526, which is $5,176 (1.5%) over budget. The expenses are $328,080, which is $10,350 (3.1%) under budget, resulting in an excess of $15,446 in revenue over expenses. As a result of significant wind damage, that was likely to repeat, a decision was made to make a substantial investment in a metal roof for the front section of the building. The cost, after the insurance settlement, is $29K and sufficient funds from the General and Designated Funds have been set aside to cover these costs. If anyone has any questions and/or comments please feel free to forward those to the office or speak to any of the following finance team members: Linda Fourman, Mike Gallagher, Katie McKee, Kent Powell or Monty Stump.

LONG STORY SHORT | This week’s lesson: Advent week 3 of 4. The Advent lessons are stand alone lessons. Spend these weeks interacting with your children about what they have learned in Children’s Church. The lessons in Long Story Short (the book all of our classes use) are broken into 5 days to help facilitate a consistent, Gospel-centered family devotion time in your home. Copies of the book are available at the Welcome Center or by contacting the church office @ 937.547.0065.

CASTINE FOOD BANK ITEMS FOR DECEMBER | Canned Chicken & broth
FINANCIAL GIVING | Average thru 12/4/2016 — $7813| 2016 wkly need — $7808

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