December Blues worship this Saturday at 10am

The "December Blues" worship service this Saturday, Dec. 20, at 10am in Grace's church library, will be a time of quiet reflection for those who may be experiencing sadness, loneliness, pain or grief during the holiday season, or for anyone who is seeking respite and a time of peace and quiet during the busy month of December. All are welcome! Read more.

Windows_of_Grace_cover.jpgCopies of "Windows of Grace" will be available on Sunday

The new book "Windows of Grace" contains beautiful photographs of the stained glass windows in the Grace sanctuary, as well as information on the imagery and symbols in the windows. There's an article on the history of the windows from Pastor Emeritus Dean Lueking, and stories written about each window by Grace members. The price of the book is $20. Copies of the book are selling quickly. Reserve your copy online and pick it up on Sunday morning in the atrium. The books make great Christmas gifts for friends and family. Read more.

Support Grace's Ministries with an Advent Thankoffering

AdventThankoffering_LogoBlue_2014.jpgHow have you been shown God’s love and care in the past year? As we ponder God's peace, patience and promises this Advent season, the Stewardship Committee invites you to make an Advent Thankoffering, a special year-end gift of gratitude in support of Grace’s ministries. Please use the special green envelope from the mailing to make your offering. Extra envelopes can be found in the rack in the narthex and by the reception desk. Or give online (please type Advent Thankoffering in the box marked "Other.")

Do you have accounts with Thrivent Financial Services? Your Thrivent Choice benefit allows you to direct Thrivent's community giving dollars to organizations you care about, including Grace Lutheran Church and School. Ken Cozette, a Thrivent representative and friend of Grace, will be in the atrium on Sunday after both services to assist any interested members in learning how to use their Thrivent Choice dollars. Ken will be happy to answer any other questions you may have about Thrivent Financial Services and their programs.

The end of the tax year on December 31 means that you may have financial reasons for considering a gift of assets at this time. Click here for more information.