Weekly Announcements 

GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH

ANNOUNCEMENTS

October 2022

 

   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

WE OFFER TWO WORSHIP SERVICES on Sundays, a 9:00 a.m. contemporary service and an 11:00 a.m. traditional service.

 

THE CHANCEL FLOWERS FOR OCTOBER 2 are given by Don Beyer. Flowers are also given by Janet McPherson in honor of Carrie’s and Jennifer’s birthdays.

 

PLEASE JOIN US IN THE FELLOWSHIP HALL in between the worship services for refreshments and fellowship .Our host(s) for this week: The Fellowship Committee.

 

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HOST REFRESHMENTS on a Sunday, the signup sheet is next to the coffee urn. If we have no host, the Fellowship Committee provides coffee. If questions contact Mary Grant, 609-602-0155 or grantmlcic@hotmail.com

 

WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS DEADLINE is by 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday.  Please email announcements to Lisa in the church office at graceluthch@earthlink.net. If possible, please submit in advance of deadline.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS DEADLINE CHANGES - SPECIAL NOTICE. Please note the following changes to deadlines for October, November and December, due to upcoming staff vacation and holiday office closures:

  • 9am, Tues., Oct. 18 – All announcements for Oct. 23 and Oct. 30

  • 9am, Tues.  Nov. 15 – All announcements for Nov. 20 and Nov. 27

  • 9am, Tues.  Dec. 13 – All announcements for Dec. 25 and Jan. 1

 

TEXTALK is Wednesdays from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. We meet in person, and offer a Zoom link for those who want to join that way. Everyone is welcome, even if you can’t attend each week! - We hope to see you there!

 

REHEARSALS FOR BELLS AND CHANCEL CHOIR have started! Rehearsals for both groups are on Wednesdays in the Sanctuary. Bells from 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. and Chancel Choir from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Please join us if you’d like to participate in our music program. If questions, contact Leslie Heffner (heffnerl@gmail.com).

 

THE MEN’S GROUP brown bag lunch meeting is held the third Monday of each month at 11:45 a.m. All are welcome. If questions, contact Nick Gandy at Judy ngandyman@yahoo.com or 850-322-3404.

 

MUSIC LESSONS EXPRESS’ most advanced students will be performing at their 2022 Honors Recital on Sunday, October 16 at 2:20pm at Grace Lutheran Church. The recital will feature top piano, violin, guitar and voice students from Tallahassee’s largest music lessons provider. The recital is free and everyone is invited.

COMING IN OCTOBER: Saturday, October 30, is our New Member Reception at both services. Also October 30 will be our annual Oktoberfest after the 11am service. More info coming soon

 

GRACE’S PROPERTY COMMITTEE wants to know if you have noticed anything that needs to be replaced or fixed. You can drop a note in the offering plate or contact committee members Elisa Casey, Daryl Barowicz or Peggy Stevens. Thank you!

 

GREETERS AND ASSISTING MINISTERS NEEDED. Greeters are needed at both services (9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.) and Assisting Ministers are needed at the 11:00 a.m. service. If you’re interested, please contact the Church Office at graceluthch@earthlink.net.

 

TECH VOLUNTEER NEEDED FOR WORSHIP, especially for the 11:00 a.m. service. No experience necessary. Leslie will train during the service. See Leslie or email her at heffnerl@gmail.com.

 

MANNA ON MERIDIAN. Please place your tuna donations in the tuna bucket in the Fellowship Hall or, if after hours, place in the 'deliveries' bin outside the office doors. Manna can also be supported through your prayers and through monetary donations. Please make checks payable to Grace Lutheran Church and place “Manna on Meridian” on the memo line. Thank you for support of this ministry.

 

MANNA ON MERIDIAN NEEDS YOUR T-SHIRTS as they aim to eliminate the need for plastic produce bags. Every month approximately 250 gently used adult medium - large t-shirts will be needed, to be converted to bags by Rags2Bags and Creation groups. To help, please place t-shirts in Manna basket in the fellowship hall.

 

LUTHERAN DISASTER RESPONSE FOR UKRAINIAN REFUGEES. If you would like to make a donation for continued assistance to Ukrainian refugees, info can be found here: https://community.elca.org/eastern-europe-crisis-response   

LUTHERAN DISASTER RESPONSE GENERAL FUND allows us to respond to many different disasters large and small, wherever and wherever they strike in the US and around the word. Donation info: https://community.elca.org/lutherandisasterresponse

 

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

 

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

 

ALTAR GUILD SCHEDULE:

Oct. 2:       Allison Wharton

Oct. 9:       Judy and Don Blancett

Oct. 16:     Janet McPherson

Oct. 23:     Kathy Van Loo

Oct. 30:     Marie Harrington and Linda Wolters

 

LAY READER ASSIGNMENTS:

Oct. 2:      9:00 Nick Gandy; 11:00 Judy Blancett

Oct. 9:      9:00 Janet McPherson; 11:00 Elisa Casey

Oct. 16:    9:00 Sharon Piepmeier; 11:00 Tina Frese

Oct. 23:    9:00 Bill Pomidor; 11:00 Abi Hudson

Oct. 30:    9:00 Joy Becker; 11:00 Brent Kallestad

 

COMMUNION ASSISTANTS ASSIGNMENTS:

Oct. 2:      9:00 Bob Becker; 11:00 Don & Judy Blancett

Oct. 9:      9:00 Janet McPherson; 11:00 Kris-Tena Albers, Kathy Van Loo

Oct. 16:    9:00 Sharon Piepmeier; 11:00 Kris-Tena Albers, Daryl Barowicz

Oct. 23:    9:00 Bob Becker; 11:00 Don & Judy Blancett

Oct. 30:    9:00 Joy Becker; 11:00 Paul Schneider, Kathy Van Loo 

 

OFFERING COUNTER SCHEDULE:

Oct. 9:       Kris-Tena Albers, Daryl Barowicz, Janet McPherson

Oct. 30: Debra & Jim Nelsen, George Ohlin

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