Next Week’s News: June 5-11

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My Study Break

I will again be going up to Sewanee for a Summer study break this year, my last Summer session in my continued doctoral work. I will be away from June 6 to 24, coming back briefly on Sunday June 19 to welcome Will Gotmer to staff. During this study time, I will be mostly away from my phone and email, to rest and focus. If there is an emergency, either Reba or Cynthia can reach me to let me know. As I slip away to rest, I encourage you to do so as well!
Fr. Stuart+

Summer Children’s Chapel

During the Summer, Children’s Chapel on Sunday mornings will be held in the Catechesis Room (Room 210 in the Children’s Wing, where they have Sunday School during the year). Parents, please continue to bring children into the Nave with you to begin worship. They will be blessed and led to Children’s Chapel by their leaders each week, and will return to the Nave to join you during Communion.

Youth and Parents Baseball Night GwinnettBravesLogo

Parents and Youth are invited out to watch the Gwinnett Braves for a Wednesday night game on June 8. We’ll leave Grace at 5:30 and head down to watch the game and eat some baseball food. Tickets are only $10. Reserve your spot.

VBS News

Volunteers Needed Volunteers needed to help make VBS great! We’re looking for group leaders, craft makers, recess minders, and snack helpers. If you are available for all or part of VBS week, please email Amy Bussler. Work week is June 13-17 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM and childcare is available that week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM.

roundlogosmAlmost Full There are less than 5 spots left for our Festival of Faith VBS June 20-24 and registration will close on Sunday, June 12. Kids in PreK – 5th grade are invited to join us from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Register Now!

Supplies Needed Please check your attics and storage sheds for any of the following items and bring them to the parish office. Thank you!

  • To Lend: Flags of various countries, canopies/tailgate tents, large (not fragile) nativity set. Please put your name on these items so they can be returned to you.
  • To Donate: silk flowers, small seashells, eucalyptus leaves, dried real flowers, 80 paper grocery sacks, and 1 large lightweight beach ball, and clean disposable containers with lids (i.e. yogurt, sour cream, etc.). These items will be used and not returned.

Movie Night

Grace adults gather monthly to watch and discuss movies addressing a wide variety of subjects. A very casual occasion, participants often bring a little food and drink to share, and the popcorn is always plentiful. Join us at 7:00 PM on June 10. All are invited!

Prayer Practice Class

We will be taking a summer break from our contemplative practice time on Thursdays. Until we resume in the fall, we hope each one of us will put into practice some type of reflection and growth time we have experienced together.
God’s peace to you,
Laura and Cheryl

Save the Dates:

  • July 11-15: VBS for Adults!
  • July 20, 27 & August 3: Women’s Study – Refresh, Renew, Restore

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