CSN – Sunday School open House & 4:10 Connection Fair

First Grace – where the city worships
Fall Kick-Off 
 Adult and Seekers Sunday School will meet.
No children’s Sunday School  
Worship

11:10 AM English Language Worship

 

Scripture
Ephesians/Efecios
 
 Message  
“Finding out who we are, Then Living Extravagant Lives” 
Pastor Shawn  
 

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Children and Youth Sunday School Open House

August 12th, 10:00AM-11:00PM in Sunday School rooms. Meet your child(ren) teachers and learn about the great things we have planned for the fall.
It’s time!  Time to re-connect at First Grace. Sunday, August 12 after worship is our CONNECTION FAIR.  The Connection Fair is your opportunity to connect, serve and grow with others in the ministries of First Grace. We all have gifts and talents God is waiting to employ.  There will be live music, food for children, and opportunities to meet leaders, connect with others and find ways serve. It will be a good time offellowship, fun, and door prizes! We hope to see you there! Questions?  Contact Kahlida Lloyd kahlidalloyd@gmail.com .

 

Pastor’s Tuesday Night Study; Tuesdays 6:15 AM to 8:30 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. Beginning August 21st.

 

YOUTH IGNITE! 2018 will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at First Grace UMC from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm (registration begins at 8:30 am.)  Cost for the event is $30/person which includes a tee shirt, lunch, and street car fare.  All youth 6th grade and up are invited to attend.  This is a joint event with the Baton Rouge District.

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LEARNING

THE GATHERING – FIRST GRACE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL
CLASS Contact Adria Kimbrough at adriakimbrough@gmail.com. Join us in the upstairs conference room.

August 12 Global Economic Justice
Purpose: To identify the reason and ways of living generous lives in Christ.(Scripture: 2nd Corinthians 8:7-15)  
August 19 Loving and Just Behavior
Purpose: To affirm the marvelous marks of true love as followers of Christ.(Scripture: 12:9-21)
August 26  Shomade Sunday   

 

Seekers Class where questions are encouraged, listening is required and hearts are accepted. Contact Dan Thelen (dthelen2520@gmail.com) or Kahlida Lloyd, kahlidalloyd@gmail.com.  10:00AM each Sunday in the Parlor.  

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

 

Green Tip

The New Orleans Drop-Off Recycling Center is open on the 2nd & 4th Saturdays each month at 2829 Elysian Fields from 8am until 1pm. All food items should be thoroughly washed before recycling. Sorting is not required; please separate paper, metals, cardboard and plastics, which are disposed of through different processes.
SERVING

 Tuesday Meal Ministry Next meals served on August 21st and August 28th. Interested volunteers are invited to help prepare, serve, or clean up any time between 10:30am and 2:30pm.  We need desserts!  If you are interested in any of these ministry opportunities, please contact Dan Thelen at dthelen2520@gmail.com 

Name Tag Ministry To volunteer with the distribution of name tags on Sunday, contact Dallas McGlinn at dallasmcglinn@gmail.com or Robin Hayes at mshayes40@gmail.com.

Ask Me Ministry Want to help new members or guests plug into the
dynamic life at First Grace? Contact 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.

 

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