Adult Ed on Sunday

Arts in August: Echoes in the Mountains: Report from Slovakia. Benjamin Chandler, JK and art teacher at Grace School, reports on his year of teaching at the Lutheran School in Martin, Slovakia.

The Bible study group meets today, led by Pastor Don Becker.

Openings in Grace's Early Childhood classes

There are still openings in Early Childhood classes at Grace for the 2012-13 school year. Places are available in the junior kindergarten class for 4-year-olds, which meets Monday through Friday mornings, and the preschool class for 3-year-old, which meets on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Contact Principal Bill Koehne (708-366-6900; bkoehne@graceriverforest.org) for more information. JK and preschool classes begin on August 29.

School Supply Drive begins August 12

Grace's Social Ministry Committee will hold a school supply drive in August for needy children. The committee will collect supplies for Lutheran Unity East School, Holy Family School and Grace Christian Academy, all located in Chicago. Some suggested items include notebooks, crayons, folders, pens, pencils, magic markers and back packs. Items can be dropped off at the church from Aug. 12 through Sept. 2. All donations will be appreciated. Thank you.