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: Romans 16 | Preacher: Danny Wright (teaching pastor)
PORTERBROOK | We are taking the month of December off. Enjoy time with family and we will see you in January.
WOMEN’S ORNAMENT EXCHANGE | Ladies, are you ready for a little Christmas cheer? Then come to the Christmas ornament exchange. Join us for some fun & laughter here at the church on Thursday, December 7, from 6-8p. Bring a $10 Christmas ornament to be exchanged with someone else. Expect the unexpected! Sign up at the Welcome Center today.
BAPTISM SERVICE | On Sunday, December 10th, we will be having a baptism service. If you would like to be baptized, and this date works for you, please contact the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 937.547.0065. If reading this makes you wonder why anyone would even be baptized and you would like to hear an explanation, call the church office or email us, we’d love the opportunity to discuss it with you!
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 10th 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 email@example.com or 937.467.8293.
SCORE DOMINICAN MISSION TRIP | We are again planning a Short Term Missions Trip to Dominical Republic for March 2-9, 2018. We provide medical and dental care in villages where SCORE missionaries serve. We plan to work with Craig McClure who spoke here at Grace in June. The construction team will be helping to repair hurricane damage. We will also be raising funds for the trip and to help with the hurricane relief. If you would like to join the team please contact Mike or Linda Fourman to get more specific information. If you are unable to attend, but want to give to the trip you can do so by designating funds on your giving envelope.
FINANCIAL UPDATE | YTD October 31, 2017 the General Fund giving is $338,718 which is $16,508 (5.1%) over budget. The expenses are $308,431 which is $13,859 (4.3%) under budget, resulting in an excess of $30,287 in revenue over expenses. If anyone has 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.
OLD STORY NEW | This week’s lesson: Lesson 10 (Good News). Your Children’s Church teacher will spend time working through the basic storyline of this week’s lesson. The lessons in Old Story New (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 NOVEMBER | Canned Chicken, Canned Broth
FINANCIAL GIVING | Average thru 11/19/2017— $7724| 2017 wkly need — $7436