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First Grace – where the city worships

This Sunday at First Grace
 No Sunday School 


9:00 AM Spanish Language Worship

11:10 AM English Language Worship


Rev. Irvin L.  Bell
Founder and Executive Director of Abundance of Desire  



Youth Night for youth 6th grade and up is on Sunday evenings for the remainder of July from 5:00pm – 6:30pm.

First Grace, a founding member of “Together New Orleans” encourages you to attend the, 

Orleans Parish School Board Meeting
Funding Public Education through
Industrial Tax Exemption Reform
Thursday, July 19th
5:15 p.m.
Orleans Parish School Board, 3520 General De Gaulle Dr.
(Sits almost two blocks back from De Gaulle)
“TNOs goal is to have 100 in attendance. First Grace Goal is 8 from our congregation”…” Together New Orleans will appear before the Orleans Parish School Board to support a standard to judge Industrial Tax Exemptions being proposed by School Board Member Ben Kleban. This proposal will help support the funding of our public schools and will allow exemptions that produce new jobs and new companies for Orleans Parish. Your appearance and the appearance of leaders from your institution and networks is greatly needed.
Please RSVP below for yourself and others you are bringing.


On Saturday July 28, 2018 at 10:00am, all parents and children are invited to go to Gulf Islands Waterpark in Gulfport, MS. The cost per person is $25.00 for park admission and lunch. 2 years old and under are free. All children 4 years old and younger must be accompanied by parent or guardian.


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, “Braving the Wilderness” Brene Brown-All are welcome.

Monday Meditation 6 PM -6:45 PM, each week in the Chapel. Monday Meditation is a guided meditation by Dan Thelen (    

Green Tip Saturday, July 14th is the monthly day for recycling drop offs at the New Orleans center at 2829 Elysian Fields Ave from 8am until 1pm. The center HAS BEGUN accepting glass again, up to 50 lb per resident. This month is also a shred day where up to 50 lb of personal or sensitive paper can be shredded. See website under “Sanitation” for more information about other items including tires and electronics. 

Name Tag Ministry To volunteer with the distribution of name tags on
Sunday, contact Dallas McGlinn at or Robin
Ask Me Ministry Want to help new members or guests plug into the
dynamic life at First Grace? Contact Eric Craig at or
Debbie Holman at
Desmond Project Looking for a way to make a difference in our community. The Desmond Project provides a healthy, nutritious meal to the men, women and children at the New Orleans Mission every Saturday evening. Contact Jackie Vinson at


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