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Annoucements for January 21

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: Exodus 2:1-22 | Preacher: Marshall Gipe (administrative pastor)

PORTERBROOK | Join us for our next discussion! The February topic is “Gospel Living”. We will be meeting to discuss the unit on February 10th @ 7am in the back big classroom at the church. Childcare will be available. To get more info or for instructions on how to download the material ($30/unit) go to www. greenvillegrace.org and click on the Porterbrook banner image at the top of the page.

BAPTISM SERVICE | We will be having another baptism service next Sunday, January 28. If you would like to be baptized, and this time frame works for you, please contact the church office at office@greenvillegrace.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!

VISION NIGHT | If you call Grace your home join us next Sunday, January 28th at 6p (a Sunday night) as we will be holding our annual vision night. Please plan on attending this meeting! We will spend some time sharing about all things Grace….from our current financial position, the encouraging things we see happening, what we have been praying for, and where we have seen growth here at Grace. Childcare will be available.

LADIES MORNING BRUNCH | Join the ladies of Grace on February 3rd at 9:30 am for a Ladies Morning Brunch at the Bank House Café (23 E. Main St., Verona, OH 45378). Please see the sign up sheet at the Welcome Center so we know how many to expect. Last day to sign up is next Sunday, January 28th.

SUPERBOWL PARTY | On Sunday, February 4th @ 6pm, Elevate Youth would like to invite our church family to come together and enjoy a Superbowl Party on us! Not a fan of football? Come enjoy the fellowship of our church family in an informal setting and lots of junk food (and a little healthy food too). Childcare will be provided by students of Elevate. Email Jason Bloomingdale at jbloom@greenvillegrace.org with questions.

LADIES WINTER STUDY | Ladies of Grace will be studying through the book Unpacking Forgiveness: Biblical Answers for Complex Questions and Deep Wounds. by Chris Brauns. The study will begin meeting on Monday, Feb 19 at 7p and Tuesday, Jan 20 at 9:30a. Childcare will be provided for Tuesday morning session only. Cost will be $20 for the book. See the Welcome Center to sign up. Questions contact Charity Wright at charity@greenvillegrace.org

OLD STORY NEW | This week’s lesson: Lesson 14 (The Sermon on the Mount—Love Your Enemies). Your Children’s Church teacher will spend time working through the basic story line 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 January | Soup Beans & Rice

FINANCIAL Giving  | Average thru 1/14/2018— $7981  | 2017  wkly need — $7596

Announcements for January 14

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: Exodus 1:1-22 | Preacher: Danny Wright (teaching pastor)

PORTERBROOK | Join us for our next discussion! The February topic is “Gospel Living”. We will be meeting to discuss the unit on February 10th @ 7am in the back big classroom at the church. Childcare will be available. To get more info or for instructions on how to download the material ($30/unit) go to www. greenvillegrace.org and click on the Porterbrook banner image at the top of the page.

ELDERSHIP CLASS | Do you keep hearing about elder leadership but don’t really understand what is meant when the phrase is used? Come and join us next Monday, January 15th @ 7pm to begin a six session in-depth study into what biblical eldership looks like. While this class is a requirement for those men feeling called into the role of an elder, all men at Grace are welcome and encouraged to consider attending. Signup is available at the Welcome Center. Deadline for signup Today. (Resource fee: $45.00)

BAPTISM SERVICE | We will be having a baptism service sometime in January. If you would like to be baptized, and this time frame works for you, please contact the church office at office@greenvillegrace.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!

VISION NIGHT | If you call Grace your home join us on January 26th at 6p (a Sunday night) as we will be holding our annual vision night. Please plan to attend this meeting! Childcare will be available.

LADIES MORNING BRUNCH | Join the ladies of Grace on February 3rd at 9:30 am for a Ladies Morning Brunch at the Bank House Café (23 E. Main St., Verona, OH 45378). Please see the sign up sheet at the Welcome Center so we know how many to expect.

SUPERBOWL PARTY | On Sunday, February 4th, Elevate Youth would like to invite our church family to come together and enjoy a Superbowl Party on us! We will begin 30 minutes prior to game time (which will be announced soon) until the end of the game. Not a fan of football? Come enjoy the fellowship of our church family in an informal setting and lots of junk food (and a little healthy food too). Childcare will be provided by students of Elevate. Email Jason Bloomingdale at jbloom@greenvillegrace.org with questions.

LADIES WINTER STUDY | Ladies of Grace will be studying through the book Unpacking Forgiveness: Biblical Answers for Complex Answers and Deep Wounds. by Chris Brauns. The study will begin meeting on Monday Feb 19 at 7p and Tuesday Jan 20 at 9:30a. Childcare will be provided for Tuesday morning session only. Cost will be $20 for the book. See the Welcome Center to sign up. Questions contact Charity Wright at charity@greenvillegrace.org.

OLD STORY NEW | This week’s lesson: Lesson 13 (The Sermon on the Mount—The Beatitudes). 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 JANUARY | Soup Beans & Rice
FINANCIAL GIVING | Average thru 1/07/2018— $7981| 2017 wkly need — $7808

Announcements for January 7

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: Jeremiah 1 | Preacher: Danny Wright (teaching pastor)

PORTERBROOK | Join us this Saturday for our next discussion! The January topic is “Evangelism”. We will be meeting to discuss the unit on January 13th @ 7am in the back big classroom at the church. Childcare will be available. To get more info or for instructions on how to download the material ($30/unit) go to www. greenvillegrace.org and click on the Porterbrook banner image at the top of the page.

ELDERSHIP CLASS | Do you keep hearing about elder leadership but don’t really understand what is meant when the phrase is used? Come and join us next Monday, January 15th @ 7pm to begin a six session in-depth study into what biblical eldership looks like. While this class is a requirement for those men feeling called into the role of an elder, all men at Grace are welcome and encouraged to consider attending. Signup is available at the Welcome Center. Deadline for signup is January 14.(Resource fee: $45.00)

BAPTISM SERVICE | We will be having a baptism service sometime in mid January. If you would like to be baptized, and this time frame works for you, please contact the church office at office@greenvillegrace.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!

CROWN FINANCIAL STUDY | This study will meet on Thursday evenings beginning mid January and run for 10 weeks. Topics including getting out of debt, spending, investing & saving, budgeting, training children, and more. Attendees will do homework assignments, memorize scripture, and pray for each other daily. Cost for books are approximately $45 per single and $55 per couple. Sign up sheet is at the Welcome Center. Deadline for sign up is today, January 7. For more information or questions contact Monty Stump at 937.423.4876 or mstump@embarqmail.com.

LADIES MORNING BRUNCH | Join the ladies of Grace on February 3rd at 9:30 am for a Ladies Morning Brunch at the Bank House Café (23 E. Main St., Verona, OH 45378). Please see the sign up sheet at the Welcome Center so we know how many to expect.

SUPERBOWL PARTY | On Sunday, February 4th, Elevate Youth would like to invite our church family to come together and enjoy a Superbowl Party on us! We will begin 30 minutes prior to game time (which will be announced soon) until the end of the game. Not a fan of football? Come enjoy the fellowship of our church family in an informal setting and lots of junk food (and a little healthy food too). Childcare will be provided by students of Elevate. Email Jason Bloomingdale at jbloom@greenvillegrace.org with questions.

OLD STORY NEW | This week’s lesson: Lesson 12 (Jesus Heals the Paralyzed Man). 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 JANUARY | Soup Beans & Rice
FINANCIAL GIVING | Average thru 12/31/2017— $7887| 2017 wkly need — $7436

Announcements for December 31

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: Psalms 39 | Preacher: Michael Coate (outreach pastor)

PORTERBROOK | Join us in January for our next discussion! The January topic is “Evangelism”. We will be meeting to discuss the unit on January 13th @ 7am in the back big classroom at the church. Childcare will be available. To get more info or for instructions on how to download the material ($30/unit) go to www.greenvillegrace.org and click on the Porterbrook banner image at the top of the page.

ELDERSHIP CLASS | Do you keep hearing about elder leadership but don’t really understand what is meant when the phrase is used? Come and join us on January 15th @ 7pm to begin a six session in-depth study into what biblical eldership looks like. While this class is a requirement for those men feeling called into the role of an elder, all men at Grace are welcome and encouraged to consider attending. Signup is available at the Welcome Center. Deadline for signup is January 14.(Resource fee: $45.00)

BAPTISM SERVICE
| We will be having a baptism service sometime in mid January. If you would like to be baptized, and this time frame works for you, please contact the church office at office@greenvillegrace.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!

CROWN FINANCIAL STUDY
| This study will meet on Thursday evenings beginning mid January and run for 10 weeks. Topics including getting out of debt, spending, investing & saving, budgeting, training children, and more. Attendees will do homework assignments, memorize scripture, and pray for each other daily. Cost for books are approximately $45 per single and $55 per couple. Sign up sheet is at the Welcome Center. Deadline for sign up is next Sunday, January 7. For more information or questions contact Monty Stump at 937.423.4876 or mstump@embarqmail.com.

LADIES MORNING BRUNCH
| Join the ladies of Grace on February 3rd at 9:30 am for a Ladies Morning Brunch at the Bank House Café (23 E. Main St., Verona, OH 45378). Please see the sign up sheet at the Welcome Center so we know how many to expect.

OLD STORY NEW
| This week’s lesson: Lesson 11 (The Miraculous Catch). Your Children’s Church teacher will spend time working through the basic story line 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 DECEMBER
| Canned Chicken, Canned Broth
FINANCIAL GIVING | Average thru 12/24/2017— $7701| 2017 wkly need — $7436

Announcements for December 24

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: Isaiah 9:1-2 | Preacher: Danny Wright (teaching pastor)

OFFICE HOLIDAY HOURS | If you need to stop by the office during the holiday week please call ahead 937.547.0065 to make sure someone will be here.

PORTERBROOK | Join us in January for our next discussion! The January topic is “Evangelism”. We will be meeting to discuss the unit on January 13th @ 7am in the back big classroom at the church. Childcare will be available. To get more info or for instructions on how to download the material ($30/unit) go to www. greenvillegrace.org and click on the Porterbrook banner image at the top of the page.

ELEVATE POSTAL SERVICE | Your Christmas cards are ready. The Youth have a table in the Narthex and will be handing out your cards today & next week. Please feel free to stop by and pick yours up.

NEW YEAR’S EVE DAY SERVICES | We will have one service on New Year’s Eve Day at 10 am. We will have nursery and Children’s Church. Looking forward to worshiping with you on these days.

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

ELDERSHIP CLASS | Do you keep hearing about elder leadership but don’t really understand what is meant when the phrase is used? Come and join us on January 15th @ 7pm to begin a six session in-depth study into what biblical eldership looks like. While this class is a requirement for those men feeling called into the role of eldership, all men at Grace are welcome and encouraged to consider attending. Signup is available at the Welcome Center. Deadline for signup is January 14.(Resource fee: $45.00)

BAPTISM SERVICE | We will be having a baptism service sometime in mid January. If you would like to be baptized, and this time frame works for you, please contact the church office at office@greenvillegrace.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!

ADVENT LESSONS | This week’s lesson: Advent week 4 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.

CASTINE FOOD BANK ITEMS FOR DECEMBER | Canned Chicken, Canned Broth
FINANCIAL GIVING | Average thru 12/17/2017— $7769| 2017 wkly need — $7436

Announcements for December 17

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: Isaiah 11:1 | Preacher: Danny Wright (teaching pastor)

PORTERBROOK | Join us in January for our next discussion! The January topic is “Evangelism”. We will be meeting to discuss the unit on January 13th @ 7am in the back big classroom at the church. Childcare will be available. To get more info or for instructions on how to download the material ($30/unit) go to www.greenvillegrace.org and click on the Porterbrook banner image at the top of the page.

ELEVATE POSTAL SERVICE | Your Christmas cards are ready. The Youth have a table in the Narthex and will be giving handing you your cards today & next week. Please feel free to stop by and pick yours up.

CHRISTMAS EVE DAY & NEW YEAR’S EVE DAY SERVICES | We will have one service on Christmas Eve Day & New Year’s Eve Day at 10 am. We will have nursery and Children’s Church. Looking forward to worshiping with you on these days.

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.

ELDERSHIP CLASS | Do you keep hearing about elder leadership but don’t really understand what is meant when the phrase is used? Come and join us on January 15th @ 7pm to begin a six session in-depth study into what biblical eldership looks like. While this class is a requirement for those men feeling called into the role of eldership, all men at Grace are welcome and encouraged to consider attending. Signup is available at the Welcome Center. Deadline for signup is January 14.(Resource fee: $45.00)

BAPTISM SERVICE | We will be having a baptism service sometime in mid January. If you would like to be baptized, and this time frame works for you, please contact the church office at office@greenvillegrace.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!

ADVENT LESSONS
| 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.

CASTINE FOOD BANK ITEMS FOR DECEMBER | Canned Chicken, Canned Broth
FINANCIAL GIVING | Average thru 12/10/2017— $7738| 2017 wkly need — $7436

Announcements For December 10

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: Hosea 11:1 | Preacher: Danny Wright (teaching pastor)

PORTERBROOK | We are taking the month of December off. Join us in January for our next discussion! The January topic is “Evangelism”. We will be meeting to discuss the unit on January 13th @ 7am in the back big classroom at the church. Childcare will be available. To get more info or for instructions on how to download the material ($30/unit) go to www. greenvillegrace.org and click on the Porterbrook banner image at the top of the page.

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 Today 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.

CHRISTMAS EVE DAY & NEW YEARS EVE DAY SERVICES | We will have one service on Christmas Eve Day & New Years Eve Day at 10 am. We will have nursery and Children’s Church. Looking forward to worshiping with you on these days.

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.

ELDERSHIP CLASS | Do you keep hearing about elder leadership but don’t really understand what is meant when the phrase is used? Come and join us on January 15th @ 7pm to begin a six session in-depth study into what biblical eldership looks like. While this class is a requirement for those men feeling called into the role of eldership, all men at Grace are welcome and encouraged to consider attending. Signup is available at the Welcome Center. Deadline for signup is January 14.(Resource fee: $45.00)

ADVENT LESSONS | This week’s lesson: Advent week 2 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.

CASTINE FOOD BANK ITEMS FOR DECEMBER | Canned Chicken, Canned Broth
FINANCIAL GIVING | Average thru 12/03/2017— $7663| 2017 wkly need — $7436

Announcements for December 3

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: Micah 5:2 | Preacher: Danny Wright (teaching pastor)

PORTERBROOK
| We are taking the month of December off. Join us in January for our next discussion! The January topic is “Evangelism”. We will be meeting to discuss the unit on January 13th @ 7am in the back big classroom at the church. Childcare will be available. To get more info or for instructions on how to download the material ($30/unit) go to www. greenvillegrace.org and click on the Porterbrook banner image at the top of the page.

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 this 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 office@greenvillegrace.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 loridpalmer@gmail.com or 937.467.8293.

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.

ELDERSHIP CLASS | Do you keep hearing about elder leadership but don’t really understand what is meant when the phrase is used? Come and join us on January 15th @ 7pm to begin a six session in-depth study into what biblical eldership looks like. While this class is a requirement for those men feeling called into the role of eldership, all men at Grace are welcome and encouraged to consider attending. Signup is available at the Welcome Center. Deadline for signup is January 14. (Resource fee: $45.00)

CHILDREN’S ADVENT LESSONS | This week’s lesson: Advent week 1 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.

CASTINE FOOD BANK ITEMS FOR DECEMBER | Canned Chicken, Canned Broth
FINANCIAL GIVING | Average thru 11/26/2017— $7663| 2017 wkly need — $7436

Announcements for November 26

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 office@greenvillegrace.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 loridpalmer@gmail.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

Announcements for November 19

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!

PORTERBROOK | We are taking the month of December off. Enjoy time with family and we will see you in January.

COMMUNION | If you know Christ as your savior, we invite you to join us tonight @ 6:00pm for a communion service. We would love to celebrate the Lord’s death, burial, and resurrection with you, and hope you will take advantage of the blessing in joining us! Childcare available.

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.

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 starting next Sunday through Dec 10 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.

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 9 (Nicodemus). 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 11/12/2017— $7732| 2017 wkly need — $7436