Food Drive

The Social Ministry Committee is collecting nonperishable food items to be distributed to area food pantries for the holidays. Food may be dropped off in the bin located in the church's atrium through December 2. Thank you for helping those in need.

Bach Cantata Vespers

Doug Anderson will sing Cantata 56, Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen (Gladly will I bear the cross), at Sunday's Bach Cantata Vespers service. Jennifer Powell McNutt of Wheaton College is the homilist. The music begins at 3:45 p.m. with Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major (BWV 1049), with soloists Betty Lewis, violin, and Beth Gilford and Kimberly Kucharski, recorders.

Adult Education on Sunday

Faith Perspectives Follow-Up: Health Care in America. The Sunday afternoon Faith Perspectives session on November 11 looked at health care reform on a national level. This follow-up session focuses on challenges faced by local healthcare providers.

Bach Cantata Preview: Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen (Gladly will I bear the cross), presented by Douglas Anderson.

Christmas Eve rehearsals

Rehearsals for the Christmas Eve service for students in grades five through eight who do not attend Grace School begin this Sunday evening at 6:30 p.m. Contact Janel Dennen ( for more information.