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First Grace – where the city worships
Mother’s Day at First Grace
Sunday school meets at 10:00AM   (all ages)  

9:30 AM Spanish Language Worship

11:10 AM English Language Worship


Exodus 2:1-10


Annual Church Picnic
Sunday, June 3, 2018, immediately after worship
City Park’s Reunion Pavilion

Bounce Houses
Face Painting

Jambalaya by Richard Rogers
Pork shoulder by David Harms
Grilling by David Haydel

Members are asked to bring fried chicken, a side dish, salad, dessert, or drinks.

Children and Youth Ministry is starting a girls step team and
inviting new members for the boys step team. All boys and girls nine years of age and older are invited to join. Practices are Tuesday and Thursday this week from 6:00pm-7:30pm.


Pastor’s Study Everything Happens for a Reason And Other Lies I’ve Loved” by Kate Bowler. Tuesday, 6:15-7:30PM  in the upstairs conference room. Please purchase the book.  

Seekers Class where questions are encouraged, listening is required and hearts are accepted.   Come and join co-leaders Dan Thelen and Kahlida Lloyd in what will be a time of exploring how God can meet us right where we are and help us grow through seeking and discussion. Classes are at 10:00AM each Sunday in the Parlor.

Contact Adria Kimbrough at adriakimbrough@gmail.com.  Join us in the upstairs conference room!

May 13   Bringing First Fruits
Purpose: To give God our first and best. (Scripture: Leviticus 2:14; 23:9-22)
May 20  Shomade Sunday 

Couple’s Ministry 
meets each month on the first Monday and is using
“7 Inhibitors of Intimacy” along with “Marriage Today” by Jimmy Evans.
For additional information, please contact Jennifer Moss,

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,

“Everything Happens for a Reason” Kate Bowler-All are welcome.
Disciple II continues each Thursday at 1:00 PM in the Parlor. Led by Toni Antrum.
Monday Meditation 6 PM -6:45 PM, each week in the Chapel.

Monday Meditation is a guided meditation by Dan Thelen (dthelen2520@gmail.com).

Green Tip Consider using bar soap instead of body wash. Bar soap is less expensive, and it saves packaging waste. The average bar of soap lasts for about 20 showers, whereas a 16 0z bottle of body wash lasts for an average of 8 showers. Also body wash costs about 4 times as much as soap. If every household in the U.S. replaced a bottle of body wash with a bar of soap, roughly 2.5 MILLION pounds of plastic containers could be diverted from the waste stream.
Name Tag Ministry To volunteer with the distribution of name tags on
Sunday, contact Dallas McGlinn at dallasmcglinn@gmail.com or Robin
Ask Me Ministry Want to help new members or guests plug into the
dynamic life at First Grace? Contact Eric Craig at ericmcraig28@gmail.com or
Debbie Holman at skipdebliz@cox.net.


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 blaqjacque@gmail.com.
Sanctuary Opportunities
While Jose takes Sanctuary in First Grace,
the Sanctuary Hospitality Committee has been asked to support
Jose’s family the following ways: Family Transportation (sign up
(https://mealtrain.com/0nv3k4), and a monthly phone bill (drop off
pre-paid visa cards with the church office any time).

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