Grace News & Events For The Week Of Dec 02 – Dec 08


OUR MANAGEMENT OF GOD’S BLESSINGS THIS WEEK: Worship Attendance: Saturday 11; Sunday 73; Sunday School: 5 (2 teachers); Adult Bible Studies: 8; Offerings: General fund: $2,225.15; The Young Peoples Group: $25.00; SS for Apache Christian Schools: $51.00.
SERVING OUR LORD AT GRACE THIS WEEKEND: Saturday music leader: David Stansfield; Sunday music leader: Marjorie Erickson; Altar Guild: Kappy Hurst; Flowers: Dowler; Ushers: Foley, Vogt; Refreshments: Rinnert; Acolyte: Ilena Vandiver.

SERVING OUR LORD AT GRACE NEXT WEEKEND: Saturday music leader: David Stansfield; Sunday music leader: Phyllis Lindley; Altar Guild: Kappy Hurst; Flowers: Vandiver; Ushers: Stone, Bell; Refreshments: Vandiver; Acolyte: Ilena Vandiver.


• Judy Blaylock (Ex Sister In Law of Elizabeth Ehlers), melanoma
• Debbie Butler (relative of Hokensons), cancer
• Mitch DeLong, Recovering from hand surgery
• Tanya DeLong, cancer
• Joan Dressendorfer, homebound
• June Heckenlaible, homebound
• Evelyn Hokenson, homebound
• Carol Hubbard, homebound
• Matt and Stephanie Ibarra, expecting second baby in 2019
• Bob Krueger, homebound
• Kathe Lind, hospice
• Wayne and Annette Madsen, homebound
• Steve Nelson, USAF deployment
• Hulda Stoppelmann, hospice
• Claire Wulf, homebound
• Don Wulf, prostate cancer

WWW.GRACELUTHERAN.CHURCH is our congregation’s website. You will find weekly sermons and Scripture readings, and the public schedule. The weekly bulletin is available on your mobile device. Proprietary information (prayer requests, membership directory, and other personal items) is accessible to members only. Access is granted by the website master after you fill out the form online.

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GRIEFSHARE is a support group for those dealing with bereavement. There are five people currently participating in this session, Thursdays at 7 pm.

CHURCH DECORATING: Today. Stay for a few minutes after worship to help decorate the trees, put up wreaths, lights, nativity sets, and the outdoor JOY.

LIFE LINE SCREENING is offering a preventive health event on December 11. Five screenings are offered that screen for blocked arteries, abdominal aortic aneurysms, hardening of the arteries, irregular heartbeat, and bone density. Register for a Wellness package which includes 4 vascular tests and osteoporosis screening for $139 (after $10 member discount). Call toll-free 1-888-653-6441.

BROADWAY KNIGHTS CHRISTMAS CONCERT: December 14, 7:30 pm, the BK Christmas Concert will feature some amazing talent from the area, including Jimmy Mulligan, a Disney artist and star of several musicals. Thrivent will help sponsor the event, which will include dinner and a bake sale. Donations for California Wildfire relief will be collected.

KING OF KINGS ADVENT BY CANDLELIGHT: The women of King of Kings Garden Grove invite the women and girls of Grace to join them for Advent By Candlelight Sunday, Dec 2, at 4 pm. RSVP 714-530-6584.

Upcoming At Grace


Today Sunday School and Bible Class 8:30 am

Worship 9:30 am

Refreshments after church

Decorating Church Christmas Tree after church

Monday Council Meeting 7:00 pm

Tuesday Choir practice 7:00 pm

Wednesday Inspire Enrichment Academy 9:001:00 pm

Oakmont 3:00 pm

Advent Supper 6:00 pm

Advent Service 7:00 pm

Thursday Bible Study 10:00 am

GriefShare 7:00 pm

Friday MOMS Homeschool 11:15 am

Catechism 3:30 pm

Saturday Youth 12:00 pm

Worship 6:30 pm

Next Sunday Sunday School and Bible Study 8:30 am

Worship 9:30 am

Women’s Guild Christmas party 4:00 pm



Dec 5, 12, 19 Advent worship and suppers 6 pm & 7 pm

Dec 9 Women’s Guild Christmas Party


Dec 14 Broadway Knights Christmas Concert

Dec 23 Cunningham/Quebe/Cifranic Christmas Party (afternoon)

Dec 24 Christmas Eve worship 5 pm & 7 pm

Dec 25 Christmas Day worship 10:00 am

Dec 31 New Year’s Eve worship 7:00 pm

Jan 1, 2019 Festival of the Circumcision and Name of Jesus (no worship service)

March 6 Ash Wednesday worship and supper 6 pm and 7 pm


March 14 Luther Prep School Touring Choir concert at 7 pm (Supper at 6)

March 20, 27 Lenten worship and supper

Apr 3, 10 Lenten worship and supper

Apr 13 Spring Celebration

Apr 18 Maundy Thursday worship 7:00 pm

Apr 19 Good Friday Tenebrae 7:00 pm

Apr 20 Holy Saturday Vigil 6:30 pm

Apr 21 Easter worship 7:00 and 9:30 am