January 5, 2017

Partnership News
We at Grace have been enjoying a growing partnership with Cedar Park Presbyterian Church.  Two upcoming events will further this partnership. On Sunday, January 15, Cedar Park’s pastor, Dr. Janel Dixon, will preach at Grace and Sandy Hull will preach at Cedar Park.Cedar Park and Grace will be co-hosting a meeting of the Presbytery of Philadelphia on January 31.  At that meeting, Dr. Dixon will be installed as Moderator of the Presbytery.

Sunday School Leaders Needed
Station Leaders are needed for the upcoming Children’s Church School Unit. The unit runs from January 8th through February 12th. Station Leaders are needed for the Science and Art rotations. Please consider this request prayerfully!

Cornerstone Work Day

Please join us on January 14th for Cornerstone Work day! Above you can see our largest turnout. Can you help us make our goal of 20 attendees? We welcome all members of your family, including the children. All ages are welcome, so bring the kids. We will be painting, cleaning and performing other non-technical maintenance work. There may also be work in both the library and addressing envelopes for mailings.  
Please either sign up on the bulletin board or contact John Still at 215-274-1315

Women's Retreat
Women of Grace 31st Annual Retreat will be held at Harvey Cedars Bible Conference, Long Beach Island, NJ over the weekend of Feb. 3-5, 2017.  The cost for the weekend is $200.00, and scholarship funds are available. Our retreat leader is Rev. Sarah Colwill, pastor of the Church on the Mall, Plymouth Meeting, and her theme for the weekend is “Spiritual Practices”.  All women of Grace are encouraged to join us and bring a friend or family member.  Child care can be arranged.  For further details, you may download the flyer and registration form.  Contact chrishoyler@verizon.net or call 215-576-1404 if you have further questions.

Men’s Retreat
Men, mark your calendars! The Men’s Retreat is March 3-5, 2017. Please consider joining us for a weekend of fellowship, spiritual renewal, study, fun, and relaxation at the Harvey Cedars Bible Conference. This year our group will focus John Ortberg’s work The Life You Always Wanted. The life that Christ desires of us is indeed the life that we truly want. Through videos and small group discussions, we’ll explore why we should and how we can transform our lives into the manner that Jesus desires.  More details to come.

Benjamin Van Buren