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Grace Lutheran Church Scoop
for the week of October 7th
CLICK HERE for the Grace Lutheran Calendar
Join us this Sunday
9:45am ~ Combined Worship Service (via Zoom)
(see details below about how to participate online or by phone)
Most in-person events have been moved online or cancelled.  Sunday worship will be via Zoom at least through the end of November; Council will continue to monitor local health data, which aids in this decision making process. For more information, please see specific event announcements below or visit the "News & Upcoming Events" page of our website.

The church office is open 9:15am-12:15pm Monday-Friday. If you need to enter the church building for any reason, please wear a mask, practice "distant socializing," and good hand hygiene.  Thank you for doing your part to care for the most vulnerable in our community!
The Food Pantry is in need of plastic shopping bags

If you have some to donate, please drop them off during Office Hours (9:15am-12:15pm Monday-Friday). Thanks in advance!
Wednesday Night Bible Study: Genesis
Wednesdays at 7pm

via ZOOM

Join via computer/tablet/smartphone by clicking this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/621600567?pwd=OHhzWUFIc0FIQit0MjN5c0lEclNtQT09 (Passcode: Grace)

Join via phone by calling 646-558-8656 and entering the Meeting ID: 621 600 567 and Passcode: 672531

The group will begin a new study about Luther’s Small Catechism on Wednesday, October 21st. If you plan to participate, please fill out this linked form so we can get you a participate book ahead of time.
Men's Group
Saturday, October 10th at 8am
 
Join the men of GLC for potluck breakfast, fellowship, and work around the church.  Please plan to wear a mask, follow “distant socializing” guidelines, and practice good hand hygiene.
Journey Bag Blessing
Saturday, October 10th at 10am

 
We are collecting new and gently used duffel bags, backpacks, and comfort items to be put in bags, called "Journey Bags," for foster children in our community. If you have items to donate, please drop them off at the church office or contact Mana Masters to coordinate pickup.  All donations will blessed during a brief outdoor gathering at Grace on Saturday, Oct 10th at 10am.

Here is a list of suggested items:
  • backpacks
  • duffel bags
  • small toys or stuffed animals
  • pillow pets
  • sketchpads
  • pens, pencils, crayons, or colored pencils
  • arts and crafts supplies
  • small empty photo albums
  • coloring books
  • journals/notebooks/school supplies
  • legos
  • diaries
  • blankets
  • socks
  • playing cards
  • books
Sunday Worship with Holy Communion
Sundays at 9:45am
via Zoom
Join via computer/tablet/smartphone by clicking this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/984794689?pwd=dEx0N3FDa055WFNQQTV5UFFyOUc5QT09 (Passcode: Grace)

Join via phone by calling 646-558-8656 and entering the Meeting ID: 984 794 689 and Passcode: 546963

You are welcome to provide your own elements (bread/wine/grape juice) at home, but if you would prefer, we are happy to provide prefilled communion sets.  CLICK HERE and fill out the form to receive a month's supply for your household. Pick up and delivery are available; if you indicate on the form that you will pick up, then you will contacted when your order is ready for pickup.
Sunday School via Zoom
  • for Adults ~ Sundays at 8:30am
  • for Children (K-Grade 8) ~ alternating Sundays at 11am
Join via computer/tablet/smartphone by clicking this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/984794689?pwd=dEx0N3FDa055WFNQQTV5UFFyOUc5QT09 (Passcode: Grace)

Join via phone by calling 646-558-8656 and entering the Meeting ID: 984 794 689 and Passcode: 546963
Monday Bible Study (via Zoom)
Mondays at 1:30pm


Join via computer/tablet/smartphone by clicking this link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87547409467?pwd=Mzl5TFdseFpYU1lpTS95czN4VWl4QT09 (Passcode: Grace)

Join via phone by calling 646-558-8656 and entering the Meeting ID: 875 4740 9467 and Passcode: 478408
Preschool Board Meeting
Monday, October 12th at 5:30pm


To join via the Zoom app on your smartphone/tablet/computer click the link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85964430976?pwd=cEVXNkkva2tLb2NWRUkvalRJQnJlUT09 (Passcode: Grace).
To join via a regular phone, call 646-558-8656 and enter the Meeting ID: 859 6443 0976 and Passcode: 040561
Council Meeting
Tuesday, October 13th at 7pm


To join via the Zoom app on your smartphone/tablet/computer click the link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87468766112?pwd=Z3VnL2RyVkRKdXhXRFFWT2E0ZlcrZz09 (Passcode: Grace).
To join via a regular phone, call 646-558-8656 and enter the Meeting ID: 874 6876 6112 and Passcode: 740742
Red Cross Blood Drive
Saturday, October 31, 2020, 9am-1pm
in the GLC Fellowship Hall


Sign up for an appointment at: www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/find-drive

Read about updates to donor deferrals at: www.gracelutheranchesapeake.org/news--upcoming-events/blood-drive-saturday-october-31st

For more information, contact Bob Masters.
Readings for Sunday, October 11, 2020
19th Sunday after Pentecost

Isaiah 25:1-9
The feast of victory
 
Psalm 23
 
Philippians 4:1-9
Rejoice in the Lord always
 
Matthew 22:1-14
The parable of the unwelcome guest at the wedding feast
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