Our Summer Worship times are:
5:00 pm SATURDAY
9:15 am SUNDAY
Following service every Sunday please join us for refreshments during our fellowship hour in the Fellowship hall
STEPHEN MINISTRY… Grace recently became involved in Stephen Ministry. This one-to-one lay caregiving ministry is named for Stephen, one of the first seven lay people called by the church to assist the apostles in caring for others.
You have a unique position on God's Team!
Discovering God's Vision for Your Life: You and Your Spiritual Gifts
Come and discover your spiritual gifts at Grace Lutheran Church
Four Sundays: July 22, 29,August 5 and 12
10:30am – 1:00pm
Babysitting will be provided. Please register by July 15th by calling the church office (217-522-3965) or emailing at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are suggesting a $20 materials fee if possible.
Beginning Sunday July 22, the class will meet every Sunday for four consecutive weeks from 10:30 – 1:00 at Grace. We pray that your participation in this course will help individuals explore their interests within our faith community. A registration fee of $20.00 is suggested to cover the cost of material, refreshments and other supplies. To learn more about the course, contact Cindy Anderson, Jim Hobbs and Sara Oehlert.
SHIPWRECKED - VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL July 9 - 13
Ahoy, families! Join us for a week ashore to learn how Jesus rescues us again and again, because he is mightier than our struggles.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, 2477 W Washington St., Springfield Registration/Drop-off 8:30-9:00 a.m. Shipwrecked VBS 9:00-11:30 a.m.
The Fellowship Committee will be ordering tickets for the outdoor performance of "Oliver!" at Theatre in the Park at New Salem in Petersburg on Friday, August 3 at 8:00 p.m. JB George will be performing the role of Fagin in the production. Ticket prices and payment information are listed on the sign-up sheet in the Fellowship Hall. Please contact Mary Schofield 415-3617 if you have any questions.
On Saturday, July 14 at 7:00 pm, the Land of Lincoln Barbershop Chorus will sing a FREE concert at the Springfield's Douglas Park bandshell.
You will find the park at the corner of Mason Street and MacArthur Boulevard. The fabulous, nationally ranked Sound Celebration Chorus will be the special guest chorus for the concert. An ice cream social will also start at 6:30 pm. Proceeds from the ice cream social will benefit “Food for Kids” at the Food Pantry at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a night of harmony in the park. The concert is sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church and the Westminster Presbyterian Church of Springfield, IL. In case of rain, the concert will move to First Presbyterian Church on The NW corner of 7th and Capitol.
WELCA LWR PROJECT PROMISE WELCA will be collecting the following items for Baby Care Kits sponsored by Lutheran World Relief which will be assembled at the October Quarterly WELCA Meeting:
2 Lightweight cotton T-shirts (no Onesies)
2 Long sleeve gowns or sleepers
2 Receiving blankets, medium weight cotton or flannel, crocheted or knitted with lightweight yarn, up to 52” square
1 jacket, sweater or sweatshirt with a hood or includes a cap
4 cloth diapers, flat folded preferred
2 pair of baby socks
2 or 3 bath size bars of gentle soap 8-9oz. In original wrapping;no mini or hotel soaps
2 diaper pins or large safety pins
1 hand towel, dark color recommended
We really need these items. All donated items can be brought to church and placed either in the back of the church in the basket or above the coat rack in the fellowship hall in the WELCA space provided. Thank you for your support!
Ladies Night out will be August 6th at 6:00pm at Char House, 2500 Sunrise Dr. Springfield. Reservations will be taken until July 29th. Look for the sign-up sheet on the white board.
Check out the ladies of Grace WELCA:
https://drive.google.com/ open?id= 1l1MFLhIqw1TCq0rJcr19BYiIGdmwU bzG
ALL WOMEN of Grace are welcome at the Women’s Circle meetings and other WELCA events.