January 31, 2019

This Week
January 31-February 6
Grace Place - February 1
Learn how to detect and protect yourself from phone call and email scams! Join us as Chief of Police DiValentino, from the Jenkintown Police Department, shares interesting and important information. Lunch will be served at noon and the program will begin at 12:45 pm.

Eskimo Bowl Flag Football Game - February 3
Join the Grace Church middle and high school youth groups and their families for a flag football game from 2-4 pm at the Jenkintown Middle/High School playing field located next to the tennis courts on Walnut Street. There will be a place for all to play together or cheer the players on. Come for fun, fellowship, friendly competition! Warm beverages will be provided. There will be no regular High School Youth Group that evening.  Email Pastor Kristen with questions or for more information.

Prizes Needed - through February 10
At our first Fellowship Meal on Tuesday, February 12th, we will have a fun night of BINGO.  We would like to collect prizes for this event.  Please bring in unopened/unused gifts, unused gift cards, or consider donating small prizes for any age group.  Prizes can be placed in the bin at the donation area labeled BINGO.   

Upcoming Events

February 8-10:  Men's Retreat
The retreat will be held at the Harvey Cedars Bible Conference this year.  We are excited to have Bob Hudson as our guide this year after recently completing his studies from Westminster Theological Seminary.   Bob will be leading us with a theme of “The Person and Work of Jesus”.   Friday night will include dinner at the Van Buren’s followed by an opening “meet and greet”, with the teaching sessions occurring on Saturday.   We will then finish up with a church service on Sunday morning.   Folks are welcome to come for the weekend or just for the day on Saturday.   Scholarship funds are available.  Please contact Erik Dreisbach or Jim Still with any questions.  Register on our website here.

February 10:  Come and Sing!
Join the Intergenerational Choir (IGC) to sing and fellowship through music with family, friends, and church members of all ages.  We will sing at the 10:30 worship service occasionally throughout the year beginning on March 3.  Rehearsals will be Sunday February 10, 17, and 24 from 11:30 -12:15.  Please try to attend at least two of the three rehearsals.  All will need to attend the final rehearsal on March 3 at 9:30 am in the choir room. 

February 12:  Fellowship Meals Begin
Grace will host fellowship meals on the second Tuesday of each month.  Our First Meal will be complemented by a fun Bingo night following the meal!!  

The meal charge is $5 and will be from 5:30-7:00 pm.  Families, friends or small groups can sign up to cook for approximately 30-40 people.  This is a fun way to work together and provide food for a fun night!  Contact Stephanie by phone or email for more information.  Sign up at the Welcome Center or on online here.

July 28-August 3: Adult Mission Trip
The adult mission trip for this summer is coming together! Join us for a week of hurricane relief in Kinston, North Carolina.  Email or phone Pastor Kristen for more information. You can sign up on our website here.

Michaela Payne