We're working on updating the church photo directory and will be taking photos during the March 10 and 31 after-church meals. If you are interested in being included in the directory or updating your family's current photo, or if your family or contact information has changed, contact Jill Klein.
Grace high school students, mark your calendars for the youth Christmas party on Friday, December 21 at the Longs’ from 6-9pm. Wear an ugly sweater, bring something odd for the White Elephant gift exchange, and come ready to watch a classic Christmas movie. Contact Pastor Adam with any questions.
This year we are studying the Fatherhood of God. What does it mean and how will it change our lives to really call God father? Join us at 7 p.m. for food, fellowship, and spiritual growth. We will meet at Fernando‘s house in Burlington. Fathers and teenage sons 13 and up are welcome.
Would you like an opportunity to raise money to help feed the hungry and get exercise at the same time? Consider joining other Grace folks and churches around the valley for the Skagit CROP Hunger Walk on September 30. Contact Pastor Adam if you are interested. You can get more details here: https://www.crophungerwalk.org/mountvernonwa/
Save the date for our annual church picnic. September 9 marks the beginning of our Sunday school year and fall worship schedule, and we're going to celebrate by gathering afterward at Hillcrest Park for our annual Church Picnic. Bring a favorite picnic dish to share (hotdogs will be provided). For more information, contact Angie.
Kids on the Yakima Reservation don't always know where their next meal will come from. Sacred Road's Backpack Buddies Ministry sends these kids home each week with a backpack full of easy-to-prepare foods.
Sunday, September 2nd, let's help re-stock Sacred Road's Backpack Buddies pantry. Here's what is needed...
- Small jars of peanut butter
- Bottles of squeeze jelly
- Small bottles of water
- Single-serve Crystal Light
- Single-serving milk boxes (strawberry is a favorite!)
- Ritz crackers
- Single-serving fruit cups
- Single-serving applesauce
- Fruit snacks
- Single-serving oatmeal packets
- Granola bars
- Pop tarts
- Single-serving cereal boxes
- Ramen noodles
- Single-serving Easy Mac
- Single-serving Spaghettios
Incoming 9th through 12th grade youth: be sure to join us next Sunday, August 26th after church for a hike up Oyster Dome. We’ll be heading out at about noon (rides will be provided). Bring a sack lunch and water for the climb, along with appropriate footwear. We will return to church at 4 p.m. Contact Pastor Adam with any questions.