Weekly Announcements 




These Announcements Appear in the January 19th 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, January 19, 2020

WOMEN'S WEDNESDAY is today (Jan. 15) 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.


CHOIR PRACTICE IS ON WEDNESDAYS. Bells practice at 6:30 p.m. and the Chancel Choir practice is at 7:30 p.m. Please join us. If questions please contact Anthony Warrington, windkeys@gmail.com or 850-325-0020.


QUILTING is this Thursday, Jan. 16, from 1:30-4 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. All women and men invited. If questions, contact Peggy Schneider, 850-294-2251 or schneiderpaul@centurylink.net.


WORSHIP & MUSIC COMMITTEE will meet this Thursday, Jan. 16 at 6:00 p.m. If questions, please contact Randi Buehner, randi59@comcast.net or 850-766-3723.


MANNA ON MERIDIAN DISTRIBUTION DAY is this Saturday, Jan.18. Grace is the lead church for January. The January sign up link is https://signup.com/go/WOEeMiE. If questions, 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


CHILI COOK-OFF is this Sunday after the 10:30 a.m. service. Join the fun and bring a pot of chili or just bring an appetite along with a side to add to the fun.  If you missed the sign-up sheets that were in the back of the church, or for more information, contact Nick Gandy at ngandyman@yahoo.com. Everyone is invited. 


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!


TEACHER ASSISTANTS NEEDED for the 9:30 a.m. K-6th grade Sunday school class. 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. If questions contact Linda Wolters at 850-443-8216 or landowaltzes@gmail.com.


MEMBERS' 2020 OFFERING ENVELOPES are in the Fellowship Hall. Please take yours home with you. If you don't have envelopes but would like to be assigned a box, please email the church office at graceluthch@earthlink.net.


PAYMENT FOR THE POINSETTIAS. If you signed up to sponsor poinsettias and have not submitted your payment yet please do so, so we can reconcile this expense. Please mark the memo line on your check and envelope as "poinsettias" so the proper fund is credited. The cost is $7.50 per plant.

THE NEW ALTAR FLOWERS CHART FOR 2020 has been posted on the narthex bulletin board. Cost is $25. 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 to keep track and to ensure that it goes toward defraying altar flower costs.



ANNOUNCEMENTS / BULLETIN DEADLINE is Tuesday by 9:00 a.m. Please try to keep to three lines or less or we may need to condense for space. Email to Lisa Rubin at graceluthch@earthlink.net.


MEN'S BROWN BAG LUNCH is Monday, Jan. 20 at 11:45 a.m. In January we will meet at the home of Paul Schneider, 2312 Clara Kee Blvd. Bring a brown bag lunch for yourself and join us. If questions, contact Burt Von Hoff at 850-508-7793 or bkvonhoff@comcast.net or contact Nick Gandy at 850-322-3404 or ngandyman@yahoo.com.


TEXTALK WITH PASTOR JENN meets 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.


HARBOR CHASE ASSISTED LIVING worship service is held on the 4th Sunday of every month at 2:00 p.m. We next meet on Jan. 26. Please join us. If questions, contact Jim Akin at 850-553-3334 or Burt Von Hoff at 850-508-7793.


ROCK THE UNIVERSE UPDATE. Due to a very generous, anonymous donor, we have received enough money for each youth member to attend Rock the Universe Jan. 24-25! If you are still interested in helping us get there, we will need a rental vehicle, which cost around $400 last year. If questions contact Joe or Charlene Jennings at glcyouthleades@yahoo.com or 850-241-4686.


CRAFT DAY is Monday, Feb. 3, 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 850-294-225


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 or 850-241-4686.


YOUTH MINISTRIES is in need of a male chaperone for the ski weekend starting Friday, Feb. 14. If your able to help, please contact joe and Charlene at (850)241-4686 or glcyouthleaders@yahoo.com 


THE NEXT WOMEN'S WEDNESDAY is Feb. 19 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.


ELCA YOUNG ADULTS RETREAT IN TALLAPOSA, GEORGIA is Feb. 28 - Mar. 1. Are you between 18 and 30 and want to explore your next faithful step? You do not need to be entering the ministry to take part of this wonderful opportunity.  This will be an opportunity to focus on your gifts and passion and how you can faithfully live out your call. For more information, please contact Charlene or Joe Jennings at glcyouthleaders@yahoo.com or (850)241-4686.



FEBRUARY 22 - Tour of the Old City Cemetery given by Erik Robinson followed by a Mardi Gras Party; the last party before Lent, at GLC.  


APRIL 18 - Join us for a 737 Max Party to Australia.  Watch for details.  



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.


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.


SIGN UP TO HOST REFRESHMENTS next to the coffee urn in the Fellowship Hall. 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.


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 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. This is so that we are certain not to overlook those with an immediate need, and can avoid leaving others on indefinitely if they no longer need to be on the list.