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The Outreach Committee Challenges YOU!

The Outreach Committee challenges YOU to give at least three hours a quarter by volunteering your time to the community.  Here are some opportunities for you to choose from: 1)  Hands UP Pre-School is located at 185 Greenfield Dr. in Jackson.  Volunteer to help with child care fon the third Tuesday and Thursday of each month, from 6:45-7:45 pm. 2)  Jackson Soup Kitchen:   The people of Grace have been volunteering at the Soup Kitchen for many years.  Our next opportunity is Wednesday, August 10 through Friday, August 12 from 8:30 until 10 am and from 10:30 until 1:30 pm.  A sign-up sheet will be available two weeks prior to our scheduled time. 3)  Join a group when they visit Wesley Manor for fellowship & fun! 4)  Volunteer to work around the church.  Contact Brad Moore to see what areas your talents can be used!  And!  don’t be surprised when he calls and asks for your help! 5)  The Dream Center needs donations of food, clothing, money, skilled labor to help with building upkeep, games, toys and TIME.  Watch for days when Grace is going as a group and prayerfully consider joining...

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Grace Women’s Group

IT HAS BEEN A LONG TIME COMING, but we are finally ready to kick off a new ministry group for the women of Grace UMC!  We will be holding an organizational meeting (two sessions with the same content to reach more people) on Wednesday, February 17 at 10 am or Thursday, February 18 at 6:30 pm.  Both meetings will be in the Narthex. There will be snacks, a short Bible study titled “The Bond of Friendship” and a time of discussion and planning for what we want this group to become.  Mary Ann Giampapa will be leading the first Bible study as a “kick-off”, and we will decided TOGETHER where we want to go from there.   Grace Women’s...

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The Ministry of the Baptized

The Ministry of the Baptized is vital to the life of the church. Has God been calling you to particular means of serving? Perhaps you’ll find that calling on the attached list. If you have interest in any of the tasks, jobs, or roles, please let the office know. Ministry Opportunities Check...

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72 and U

In the Gospel of Luke, Jesus sends seventy-two disciples out to offer his message of Love. Beginning next Wednesday in the Sanctuary, you are invited to become one of the 72.  Over the next five weeks, we will identify new leaders in our midst. You’ll have a chance to deepen your understand of biblical and Wesleyan principles that will equip you for ministry in the 21st Century. We will explore the power of the United Methodist Connection and identify ways the Connection can help us serve our community. We will continue to identify opportunities to engage our neighborhoods in mission.   Are you ready to become one of the...

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Would You Consider Serving on the Technology Team?

We have a huge need at Grace on Sunday mornings! We NEED people who are willing to serve in the technology booth on Sunday mornings during the worship service.   Sound, Lights, and Computer (powerpoints on the screens) are the three “spots” that need to be filled each Sunday. We will be TRAINING individuals who are interested in participating!!  If YOU or your student are interested, please let me know ASAP! We will be team training (3 at a time).   Training will occur IN THE BOOTH, from 9:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. on Sunday. The team that is trained that morning will also serve as the “tech team” for THAT SERVICE. We are excited about creating a fluid and consistent schedule of “techies!” Interested? Let me know right...

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