First Grace – where the city worships
Shomade and Children and Youth Sunday at First Grace
Shomade Groups meet at 10:00AM
11:10 AM English Language Worship
Rev., Dr. Torin Sanders
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.
, November 27, 2018 (online) Consider donating $11.00 to celebrate 11 years. Instead of shopping this holiday season, you can donate to Hagar’s House or Project Ishmael & ask us to send a card to your loved one: https://www.gofundme.com/manage/HagarsHouseGivingTuesday
Hagar’s House Pancake Breakfast
, Sunday December 2, 9:00AM-10:30AM in the Fellowship Hall, (suggested donation $10.00/adults, $5.00/children). Pancakes, live music, special jolly guest, birthday fun, & a small holiday craft market. HagarsHouse@gmail.com
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 Bailey, 504.488.0856.
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).
Tuesday Meal Ministry is serving on Tuesday, November 27th. Volunteers are welcome anytime between 10AM-2:30PM. Come cook, serve and have fun with us! Donations of desserts are always welcomed.
Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry In addition to our Tuesday Meal, we are blessed to be able to hand out snack packs to the homeless and grocery items to those whose pantries are empty. We are low on the following items. If you are moved and able to contribute, please bring this list on your next trip to the grocery store!
15 oz sized canned peas, corn, green beans, etc.
Canned tuna & chicken
Red Beans & rice
Boxes of macaroni and cheese
Boxes of dirty rice or jambalaya
Fruit cups and/or Granola bars
Peanut butter and cheese crackers
Spaghetti Sauce and spaghetti
Items donated may be brought to church on Sunday or left at the office M-F, 10AM-3PM. Thank you for your unwavering support.
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.
Green Tip Plastics do not biodegrade and are being found in the ocean in huge quantities. Ocean creatures are dying from ingesting plastics and are being killed or maimed by being trapped in them. Try to find alternatives to plastic. Recycling helps but doesn’t completely solve the problem.