First Grace – where the city worships
This Sunday at First Grace
Sunday School (all ages) meet at 10:00AM
11:10 AM English Language Worship
Suggested Weekly Gospel Reading from the Lectionary Mark/Marco 12.38-44
“Waiting on the World to Change”
WHY IS TOGETHER NEW ORLEANS so effective in its faith-based community organizing efforts? Already, without being fully formed, we have secured millions of dollars in additional public school funding.How did we do that? Come find out our approach to broad-based organizing.TUESDAY, Nov. 27, from 6-8:30 PM, Bethany UMC, 4533 Mendez Street, in Pontchatrain Park. Questions? see Mike Robertshaw, Valerie Bouldin, or Pastor Shawn. First Grace UMC is a founding member of TNO.
Do you know your Spiritual Gift?
Want to learn more about Spiritual Gifts? A Spiritual Gifts Workshop will be held Thursday, November 15 at 6:30 PM in the Conference Room Upstairs. We ask that you take the 20-30 minute Spiritual Gifts Assessments before the workshop. Spiritual Gifts Assessments are available at the Ask Me table and can be emailed to you. Childcare will be provided. Contact Kahlida Lloyd at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions
. Hope to see you there!
Toddlers Day in the Park will be at City Park on the playground near Morning Call Sunday November 18, 2018 from 5:00pm – 6:30pm. All parents with young children are invited to fellowship.
Thanksgiving Day Camp for Ages 5-17
will be November 19-21 , 2018 from 10:00 am – 4:00pm each day. Please make preparations for your child to participate. Contact Marice at email@example.com
or pick-up a registration form in the narthex after worship on Sunday.
NEW New Members Classes
— For new members and those wanting to learn more about First Grace. Sundays after worship in the parlor: Part 1 Nov 4; Part 2 Nov. 11. Please join us for a time of discovering more about First Grace and your place in our community. Questions? contact Kahlida Lloyd, Minister of Congregational Engagement. firstname.lastname@example.org
. Light refreshments will be served.
The Seekers meet The Gathering: The Quest for True Community each Sunday at 10:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall. Our two Adult Sunday Classes led by Adria Kimbrough (The Gathering), Dan Thelen and Kahlida Lloyd (Seekers) will come together for a study of how we can more deeply be the church “Where the City Worships.” We will be drawing wisdom from a book called “Every Body, Always” by Bob Goff that explores what it means to truly be love “in a world full of setbacks and difficult people.” Class ends December 16th. Join us!
Disciple 3 Each Wednesday, 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon. Contact Ron
First Grace Parents Prayer Line Every Tuesday at 8:30 PM. Call 641.715.3580, Access Code 838575#.
Men’s Morning Call, Tuesday, 7:15-8:15AM at Morning Call Café in City Park,
NEW BOOK “Standing Naked Before God: The Art of Public Confession” by Baskette, Molly Phinney-All are welcome.
Monday Meditation 6 PM -6:45 PM, each week in the Chapel. Monday Meditation is a guided meditation by Dan Thelen (email@example.com).
Bienvenidos Ministry If you are interested in learning about and/or sharing your ideas on welcoming and supporting Spanish speakers contact Matt firstname.lastname@example.org or Virginia email@example.com.
Care Ministry meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at 11:00 AM in the Parlor. Contact Laurie Peller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ask Me Ministry Want to help new members or guests plug into the dynamic life at First Grace? Contact Debbie Holman at email@example.com.
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