Weekly Announcements 




These Announcements Appear in the November 24th Bulletin.


     For Your Faith-formation


Grace Lutheran Church         2919 Miccosukee Road        Tallahassee, FL 32308

(850) 877-5423    Email: graceluthch@earthlink.net     Web: www.gracelutheran.faith

Facebook: @mygracelutherantally         Twitter: @mygracelutheran




SUNDAY, November 24, 2019 

WOMEN'S WEDNESDAY is today (Nov. 20) at 11:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Please bring your lunch and join us! If questions, contact Joy Becker at 850-509-4002 or joykirkbecker@gmail.com.


THIS SUNDAY IS NAME TAG SUNDAY. Don't forget to pick up a name tag in the lobby.


HARBOR CHASE ASSISTED LIVING worship service is held on the 4th Sunday of every month at 2:00 p.m. and this Sunday is the day! Please join us. If questions, contact Jim Akin at 850-553-3334 or Burt Von Hoff at 850-508-7793.


YOUTH MINISTRIES would like to announce that boxed Christmas cards and 2020 calendars are on sale for $8 each after each service. Supplies are limited. For questions contact Joe or Charlene at glcyouthleaders@yahoo.com 


NURSERY INFO. Families are invited to use the nursery as needed. In addition, children are always welcome in worship at Grace and there are Children's Activity Bags available from the ushers - just ask! We want your family to feel welcome at Grace - let us know how we can help!



We have now added an extra day for pictures. You are now able to go to the Life Touch site and select a date. The email sent on Nov 11 has the link to register. If all dates are filled, please join the waiting list. If it fills up again and you are not able to register, placing your name on the waiting list will help determine the next steps such as adding another day. Other options will also be available. If you need assistance please contact Mary Grant at (609) 602-0155.


NEXT ANNOUNCEMENTS / BULLETIN DEADLINE is Tuesday, Dec 3 by 9:00 a.m. Email the announcements to Lisa Rubin at graceluthch@earthlink.net. Please try to keep to three lines or less or we may need to condense for space. There is no deadline this coming week due to Thanksgiving Holidays.


TEXTALK WITH PASTOR JENN is on Tuesdays from 1:00-2:30 p.m. in the church office conference room. Come discuss and share your thoughts about the lessons from the previous Sunday. All are welcome to attend, please join us.


RING WITH THE HANDBELLS, SING WITH THE CHANCEL CHOIR! Practice is Wednesday evenings. Handbells practice at 6:30 p.m. and Choir at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. If questions, contact Music Director Anthony Warrington at 850-325-0020 or windkeys@gmail.com.  


THANKSGIVING DAY WORSHIP & DINNER is Nov. 28 at 11:00 a.m. There is a signup sheet in the lobby for the Thanksgiving meal that will follow the worship service. If any questions, please contact Mary Grant at 609-602-0155 grantmlcic@hotmail.com.


THE EDUCATION COMMITTEE will meet in the library on Dec. 1 after the second service. Please join us as we make plans for the new year.


ORDER CHRISTMAS POINSETTIAS BY DEC. 1. The sign-up sheet is in the lobby. Cost is $7.50 each and will be available for pick up after the last worship service on Dec. 24. If any questions, call or text Karen Suchman, 727-215-3546.


NEXT CRAFT DAY is Monday, Dec. 2, from 1:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Bring what you are working on. Come for an hour or for entire time. If questions, please contact Peggy Schneider at 850-294-2251.


ONLY ONE QUILTING IN DECEMBER. We will meet on Thursday, Dec. 5 from 1:30-4 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall to work on Lutheran World Relief quilts. All women and men are invited. If questions, please contact Peggy Schneider at 850-294-2251 or schneiderpaul@centurylink.net.


HOSTS ARE NEEDED on Dec. 9 & 10 for the photo shoots. Signup in the Fellowship Hall. As a host you welcome the individual, couple or family and ask them to fill out a "Lifetouch Welcomes You" card which is kept in sequential order. If a family does not show up contact Mary Grant, program coordinator. 

THE NEXT MEN'S BROWN BAG LUNCH is, Monday, Dec. 16 at 11:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Bring a brown bag lunch for yourself and join us. If any questions, contact Burt Von Hoff at 850-508-7793 or bkvonhoff@comcast.net or contact Nick Gandy ngandyman@yahoo.com or 850-322-3404.


DECEMBER WOMEN'S WEDNESDAY is Dec. 18 at 11:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Please bring your lunch and join us! If questions, contact Joy Becker at 850-509-4002 or joykirkbecker@gmail.com.


DECEMBER MANNA ON MERIDIAN DISTRIBUTION DAY is Saturday, Dec. 21. The sign up link is coming soon. If questions or if you need help signing up, please contact Kris-Tena Albers at 850-566-3635 or kris.albers@yahoo.com or contact Burt Von Hoff at 850-508-7793 or bkvonhoff@comcast.net.


THE LUMINARIES TASK FORCE needs your help to set up luminaries on Dec. 24 at 10:30 a.m.! Please contact Denise A. Wetzel if you would like volunteer at 251-259-8944 or dawetzel929@gmail.com.


TEACHER ASSISTANTS NEEDED for the 9:30 a.m. combined K-6th grade Sunday school class for the new year. No planning involved, just show up to assist teacher Abi Hudson. Please sign up for as many Sundays as you would like! We need multiple weeks covered. Thank you for helping us bring the gospel to our youngest members. If questions contact Education Chairperson Linda Wolters at 850-443-8216 or landowaltzes@gmail.com.


ROCK THE UNIVERSE is Jan. 24-25, 2020. We currently have 8 youth members. The cost for one youth is $128. If you would like to sponsor a youth, contact youth chairpersons Charlene and Joe Jennings at glcyouthleaders@yahoo.com.


OUR YOUTH GROUP TRIP TO LUTHEROCK is Feb. 14-17, 2020. The cost for each youth is $132. We currently have 8 youth members. If you would like to sponsor a youth, contact our youth chairpersons Charlene and Joe Jennings at glcyouthleaders@yahoo.com.


ALTAR FLOWERS. Thank you to everyone who signed up on the flower chart to sponsor altar flowers. Please be sure to note on your contribution envelope and on your check's memo line that the donation is for altar flowers. This helps us keep track and ensures that it goes toward defraying altar flower costs. 

GRACE NOTES NEWSLETTER DEADLINE is the 20th of the month prior to the publication month. Please forward items for the newsletter to Grace Notes Editor, Nick Gandy, at ngandyman@yahoo.com.


SIGN UP TO HOST REFRESHMENTS next to the coffee urn in the Fellowship Hall. Please check the schedule each month and sign up for an available date. We hope everyone will participate. If questions, contact Mary Grant, 609-602-0155 or grantmlcic@hotmail.com.


EVENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help plan and implement events at Grace. A signup sheet with several events is in the Fellowship Hall. Sign up for as many or few as you would like. If questions contact Mary Grant at 609-602-0155 or grantmlcic@hotmail.com.


GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH IS KNOWN AS THE "TUNA CHURCH" for Manna on Meridian. This requires 400 cans monthly! Please place tuna in the basket in the Fellowship Hall. Monetary donations should be made out to Grace Lutheran Church with Manna on Meridian written on the memo line and placed in the offering basket or mailed to the church.


BOXTOPS FOR EDUCATION are being collected for Aucilla Christian Academy. Please place them in the red box on the table in the Fellowship Hall. If you have any questions see Abi Hudson.


PRAYER LIST REQUESTS. Please include how long you'd like us to keep the request on the prayer list. If no end date is specified, we will list for one week. For continuing prayers, we ask that the limit be one month. If you'd like the prayer to continue past one month, please submit a new prayer request at that time. Please know this is so that we are certain not to overlook those who have an immediate need, and can avoid leaving others on indefinitely if they no longer need to be on the list.