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Weekly Announcements 

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Grace Lutheran Church         2919 Miccosukee Road        Tallahassee, FL 32308

(850) 877-5423    Email:     Web:

Facebook: @mygracelutherantally         Twitter: @mygracelutheran

(Click here to download a copy of the Sunday bulletin announcements.)

RIVERS MUSIC STUDIO will present their piano students in a Piano Recital this Thursday evening, May 16, at 7:00 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church. The ages of the students range from 5 to 16 years of age. The recital is free and open to members of Grace and the public.


DON’T FORGET TO WEAR RED to church this Sunday, May 19, in honor of Pentecost.   


ANNUAL SPRING CONGREGATIONAL MEETING will be held this Sunday, May 19, after the 11:00 a.m. worship service. Council and Committee Reports are posted on the website at: Please plan to attend this important meeting.


WE OFFER TWO WORSHIP SERVICES each Sunday, a 9:00 a.m. Contemporary Service and an 11:00 a.m. Traditional Service.


THE CHANCEL FLOWERS for this week are given by Jan & Lance Peterson.


JOIN US FOR COFFEE AND REFRESHMENTS in the Fellowship Hall between services.  Hosted this week by Lori-Ann Firehammer. If you’d like to host a Sunday, please sign up in the Fellowship Hall. Contact Mary Grant if questions, 609-602-0155 or


MUSIC FOR FOOD TALLAHASSEE presents “Happy Shoes”, a free concert to benefit the FSU Food For Thought Pantry Sunday, May 19 at 4:00 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church. Featuring musical compositions by Franz Schubert, Chiayu Hsu, and Robert Schumann. Music For Food is a musician-led initiative to fight hunger in our community and is part of a national, 22 chapter, organization. Monetary donations, as well as non-perishable food donations, are welcome. Donations may also be made online at The suggested donation amount is $20/adult; $5 student.


KIDSAFE IS SELLING LUCKY GOAT COFFEE for $12.00 a bag. On Sundays, until May 26, Janet McPherson will be available between services to take orders. Make checks payable to KidSafe (cash also fine). The coffee will be delivered in June. See the bulletin board outside of the Fellowship Hall for a list of varieties available. If interested, see Janet, Pastor Jenn or Gary Rusinko. 


ANNOUNCEMENTS DEADLINE is Tuesday by 9:00 a.m.


TEXTALK is Tuesdays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.  Join us in person or via Zoom. Everyone is welcome, even if you can’t attend each week!


MEN’S MINISTRY “BROWN BAG” LUNCH is held every third Monday at 11:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The next meeting is May 20.


MANNA ON MERIDIAN. Distribution Day is the 3rd Saturday of every month. Volunteers are needed. Next distribution is this Saturday, June 15 and Grace will be the lead church in June. To volunteer, or for more info, contact Penny Rusinko at or 507-213-7246. We collect canned tuna year-round. Please place tuna donations in the blue “tuna bucket” in the Fellowship Hall. If you stop by when the church office is not open, you may place in the “deliveries” bin located outside the church office doors. Manna can also be supported through your prayers and through monetary donations. Make checks payable to Grace Lutheran Church and place “Manna” on the memo line. Thank you for your continued support.


OUR RELAY FOR LIFE DONATIONS have reached $4,070!! Thank you to everyone for their support of the important work of the American Cancer Society. We can still accept donations for this year's Relay through June, in case you forgot and would still like to donate. Let's continue to fight to put an end to cancer!  To donate, see the link on our website:


GRACE QUILTERS & WOMEN’S GROUP ARE TAKING THE SUMMER OFF. Quilters will resume meeting on Thursday, August 15. The Women’s Group will resume meeting on Tuesday, September 24.


HELP NEEDED WITH CLEANING OUT AND ORGANIZING THE KITCHEN in May. Date to be determined. Please email or phone Mary Grant if you are able to help, or (609) 602-0155


IF YOU NOTICE anything that needs to be replaced or fixed, please let our Property Committee know! Reach out to Elisa Casey, Daryl Barowicz or Peggy Stevens.


DO YOU HAVE A TOPIC TO SHARE IN GRACE NOTES, our monthly newsletter? Send Nick Gandy an email at by the 20th of the month prior to publication month.


‘LIKE’ US ON FACEBOOK at or search for us from your Facebook account by placing “Grace Lutheran Church, Tallahassee” in the search bar.



May 19:     Kathy Van Loo

May 26:     Janet McPherson

June 2:      Melinda Young

June 9:      Judy and Don Blancett

June 16:    Allison Wharton

June 23:    Marie Harrington/Linda Wolters

June 30:    Rosie Shupe

July 7:        Melinda Young

July 14:      Janet McPherson

July 21:      Kathy Van Loo

July 28:      Marie Harrington/Linda Wolters



May 19:     9:00 Sharon Piepmeier  11:00 Tina Frese

May 26:     9:00 Bill Pomidor           11:00 Abi Hudson

June 2:      9:00 Nick Gandy            11:00 Jan Peterson

June 9:      9:00 Kathy Gatzlaff        11:00 Marilyn Harper

June 16:    9:00 Mary Grant            11:00 Brent Kallestad

June 23:    9:00 Janet McPherson  11:00 Kathy Sanguinet 

June 30:    9:00 Sharon Piepmeier  11:00 Paul Schneider



May 19:     9:00 Sharon Piepmeier  11:00 Marilyn Harper, Abi Hudson

May 26:     9:00 TBA                        11:00 Paul Schneider, Kathy Van Loo

June 2:      9:00 Janet McPherson  11:00 Daryl Barowicz, Randi Buehner

June 9:      9:00 Dean Gatzlaff        11:00 Don & Judy Blancett

June 16:    9:00 Mary Grant            11:00 Mary Eichin, Marilyn Harper

June 23:    9:00 Janet McPherson  11:00 Abi Hudson, Paul Schneider

June 30:    9:00 Sharon Piepmeier  11:00 Daryl Barowicz, Kathy Van Loo



May 26:     Mark & Priscilla Heidorn, Janet McPherson

June 9:      Jim Nelsen, George Ohlin, 1 TBA

June 30:    Daryl Barowicz, Janet Blair, 1 TBA

July 14:      Randi Buehner, Dave & Mary Grant

July 28:      Mark & Priscilla Heidorn, Janet McPherson

Aug. 11:     Jim Nelsen, George Ohlin, 1 TBA

Aug. 25:     Kris-Tena Albers, Daryl Barowicz, Janet Blair



9am: Mary Grant, Dean Gatzlaff, Kathy Gatzlaff

11am: Marilyn Harper, Maria Heidorn, Priscilla Heidorn. Alternates: Kris-Tena Albers, Daryl Barowicz



9am: Sue Homant, Dean Gatzlaff

11am: Brent Kallestad, Kathy Van Loo, George Ohlin;

Alternate: Daryl Barowicz

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