Posts Tagged: ministry minute

Ministry of the week – Worship Planning Committee

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By Katherine Will The Worship Planning Committee is a visioning group that meets according to the seasons of the church year. Their primary responsibility is to help lead God’s people into worship. The members of the committee discuss ways to make our worship services accessible and meaningful, and they help give feedback and suggestions to… Read more »

Ministry of the Week – Bread for the World

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“Bread for the World is a collective Christian Voice urging our nation’s decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad. By changing policies, programs and conditions that allow hunger and poverty to persist, we provide help and opportunity far beyond the communities where we live… Bread for the World works in a bipartisan way… Read more »

Centering Prayer Community

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The Centering Prayer Community at Grace Church meets each Wednesday from 11 am -12 noon in the meditation room on the Lower Level. The hour is divided into Centering Prayer (sitting in silence) and Lectio Divina, which is reading, reflecting, responding, and resting in God’s Word. Centering Prayer is a “wordless prayer,” it is emptying… Read more »

Grace library divides the wheat from the chaff

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Grace Church Library is located in the Parish Hall building, lower level, room LL2. In the recent past, Daniel has been very helpful in dividing the wheat from the chaff. We have a well-stocked library of readable, current topic books. In addition to new purchases, donations are welcome; they are screened for their content and… Read more »

Website celebrates 2nd anniversary – 17,266 visits and counting

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By Donna Olendorf Two years ago this month, Grace launched its rebranded website and, just over a year ago, replaced its hard copy newsletter with a Grace Notes blog (http://www.gracetraversecity.org). Since then 9,430 visitors from as far away as Kenya, Australia, and Brazil have paid 17,266 visits to the website to enjoy its rich content… Read more »

Grace offers repose inside sanctuary – Columbarium ministry (11/23/13)

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Over the centuries, Christians have laid the dead to rest in churches, where they are remembered and their remains safeguarded. Burial within the church itself or in the adjacent churchyard was once a common practice. In recent years, cremation, rather than burial, has become more common. In this way, the remains of the deceased can… Read more »