Posts Categorized: Stewardship

Finding treasures in God’s good earth – Vacation Bible School

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by Elizabeth Blondia For three mornings this past week, ten adults, seven middle schoolers, and 12 young participants from Grace Church met at Art and Linda Schubert’s beautiful farm in Leelanau County to search for and find Treasures in God’s Good Earth. The weather was beautiful, the flowers were blooming, the garden was flourishing, and… Read more »

Can you Adopt-A-Spot?

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by Ann Hackett, Buildings & Grounds Coordinator Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.                            -Colossians 3:23-24 ESV  When I read this verse, I wonder how I am doing nurturing my… Read more »

What will you share in our Grateful Harvest?

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Dear Friends of Grace, As I write this, the heat of summer is hanging on with a vengeance, delaying the inevitable fall colors and welcome cool temperatures. The seasons are definitely in transition. In much the same way, Grace is also in a period of profound transition. We’re celebrating our 150th Anniversary; a monumental milestone,… Read more »

Stewardship update

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By Helen Hankins, Clare Andreasson, and Marian Vermeulen The uncertainty inherent in times of transition opens doors for us to wait in hope and to grow in faith.   It also invites us to listen attentively to one another, and to listen together for the ways that God is speaking to us and through us. These… Read more »

Master Planning Committee will merge with Stewardship Ministry

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By Jeff Tibbits, with The Rev. Carlton Kelley Since the time our Grace Happens Here: A Guide to Our Ministries was printed and distributed to parish members back in September 2015, Grace’s Stewardship Ministry has lost half of its members and all of its leaders. Gone now are Barbara Klugh to a well-deserved retirement after… Read more »