First Grace – where the city worships
This Sunday at First Grace
Sunday School (all ages) meet at 10:00 AM
11:10 AM English Language Worship
Deuteronomy 5.12-15/Deuteronomio 5.12-15
Pastor’s Tuesday Night Study; Tuesdays 6:15 PM to 7:30 PM
Breathing and Brene’– An 8 week study of Brene’ Brown’s, Braving the Wilderness-the quest for true belonging and the courage to stand alone; along with breathing practices. We will also watch a documentary film on Folsom Prison entitled, THE WORK, which addresses the capacity to overcome our brokenness and live out of healing and empathy.
The United Methodist Women in conjunction with the League of Women Voters, New Orleans Chapter will host a voter registration drive on Sunday, September 9 immediately after worship.
THE GATHERING – FIRST GRACE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL
September 2 God created the Heavens and the Earth
Purpose: To reflect afresh about what it means to say that God created the universe. (Scripture: Genesis 1:1-13)
September 9 God Created Plants and Animals
Purpose: To contemplate the goodness and the order of God’s creation.
(Scripture: Genesis: 14-25)
September 16 God Created People
Purpose: To ponder how to live as the image of God.
(Scripture: Genesis 1:26-31)
September 23 Shomade Sunday
Seekers Class where questions are encouraged, listening is required and hearts are accepted. Contact Dan Thelen (email@example.com) or Kahlida Lloyd, firstname.lastname@example.org. 10:00AM each Sunday in the Parlor.
Couples Ministry will meet on Monday, September 10th due to Labor Day
in room A2. Regulars meetings are held on the 1st Sunday of each month. For
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 Parlor. Monday Meditation is a guided meditation by Dan Thelen (email@example.com).
Do you filter your tap water at home? If so, check out the recycling programs at terracycle.com for PUR and Brita filters, pitchers and packaging.
The New Orleans Drop-Off Recycling Centercontinues on the 2nd & 4th Saturdays each month at 2829 Elysian Fields from 8am until 1pm.
The First Grace Tuesday Meal will continue to provide delicious, home cooked meals to our community this month on Tuesday September 18th and Tuesday September 25th. Come join us! We invite you to volunteer with us any time on these days between 9:30am and 2:30pm. Also, contributions of desserts are most welcome! For questions, please email Dan Thelen at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Community Garden GARDEN HELP NEEDED! We are calling all volunteers for weekly First Grace Community Garden work parties at 6p on Sunday September 2, 9 and 18. We are adding and improving paths and beautifying communal areas. For more info contact Esther at email@example.com.
Care Ministry meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at 11:00 AM in the
Name Tag Ministry To volunteer with the distribution of name tags on
Ask Me Ministry Want to help new members or guests plug into the
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