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Giving Opportunity for a Special Person

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2015 IRA Charitable Rollover The IRA charitable rollover legislation passed by Congress has been signed by the President. This law extends the IRA charitable rollover retroactively for 2015 and makes it permanent. The legislation is part of a larger package on other tax extenders and the budget. Under this legislation, if you are 70 ½… Read more »

New ministry with Love INC.

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A new ministry is evolving here at Grace in cooperation with Love Inc. Jesus taught his disciples to meet people at their point of need. Love In the Name of Christ exists to love people with passion and action-I believe Grace does as well ! In conjunction with Love Inc., Grace has entered into a medical… Read more »

Commitment Sunday – 15 November 2015

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Commitment Sunday This Sunday! 15 November 2015 By Dave Eitland for the Stewardship Ministry Team Some purchase the seed, some have plant, some watered, some have weeded, some have tended to plants, and some have harvested but God gave growth.                               … Read more »

Stewardship Mailing – October 2015

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October 2015 Dear People of God at Grace, It has come to our attention that some of the parish has yet to receive the annual stewardship mailing, so this is the mailing we sent out to you.  Note below there are some links to the materials that was included in the mailing for your review…. Read more »

Stewardship – Emphasis 2015 for 2016 giving

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The Grace Episcopal Church Stewardship Ministry Team has at its base that the giving of time, talent and financial resources is a gift from God to us and the world to fully participate in God’s ministry of relationship to all things in the Creation. This giving is a learned spiritual discipline that needs to be… Read more »

Bishop’s Pastoral Letter – September 2015

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To: People of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Michigan From:  The Rt. Rev. Whayne M. Hougland, Jr.; IX Bishop of Western Michigan My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, September marks my second anniversary as your bishop. Serving as your ninth bishop continues to be a tremendous honor and privilege. I have been deeply moved and humbled… Read more »

Gratitude – Green Card

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It is a little green card that may have come to you in the mail. Extra are available at the church. The Stewardship Ministry Team is celebrating World Gratitude Day at worship the weekend of September 19/20, 2015. We are asking people at Grace to reflect all things that God has given to us. We… Read more »

Gratitude

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  Grace Episcopal Church Since 1867   August 27, 2015 Dear People of Grace, The Stewardship Ministry helps the disciples of Grace Church to pray, reflect, and act on each individual’s call to grow in Christ. We emphasize giving our time, talent, and money as a way of drawing closer to God. This fall we… Read more »

Vacation Bible School Needs Your Help!

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We are creating a team to staff a 3-day Vacation Bible School here at Grace. It will occur August 4 – 6, 9 am – 12 pm. We would be blessed to have you be part of a team (and, of course your presence on the team would be a gift to our Grace Church kids… Read more »