Next Week’s News: January 29 – February 4

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This blog post highlights some events and news just for the upcoming week. The primary source of information about what’s happening at Grace Church is our weekly newsletter – for full news and events please subscribe to the e-vangelist!

prayer-1308663_1920Confirmation Prayer Request

Please join the Grace community as we pray for all those will soon begin preparing for Confirmation. The youth participating in the Confirmation process are: Ben, Catie, David, Zach, Ash, Chandler, Meg, and Hannah. Please pray for them during this season of preparation. Confirmation will be held at the Cathedral of St. Philip on April 2.

A Purse for Fr. Alan

If you would like to contribute towards a gift for Fr. Alan to honor his time at Grace, you may send a check to the parish office no later than January 31, with “Rev. Cowart Gift” in the memo line. Please also feel free to bring cards or personal notes with you to a reception in his honor on February 5 from 9:00 – 9:45 AM.

Wednesday Night at Grace

Dinner Come eat dinner together on Wednesday, February 1 at 5:30 PM! Meal and nursery/childcare reservations are due by noon on Monday, January 30. Sign up online, at the information station, or call the church office. Full details and policies on our website.

  • Menu: Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Glazed Baby Carrots, Salad, Rolls, Brownies
  • Vegetarian Entree: Linguine w/tomatoes & zucchini
  • Children: 1/2 portion regular menu or PBJ, Cookies

Meetings/Conversations If your committee/ministry group would like to schedule a meeting at 6:30 PM following the meal, contact Jennifer or fill out the online facility use request form to reserve a room.

Children A nursery (age 4 and under) and childcare (PreK-5th grade) will be offered from 5:00-9:00 PM. Reservations are necessary and should be made on the same form as meal reservations.

Strum with a Chum

A new guitar club is meeting after dinner on Wednesday nights until February 22! Whether you have played for years, or never before picked up a guitar, you are welcome to come “Strum with a Chum.” Dinner is at 5:30 PM (make a reservation) and guitar club at 6:15 PM.

Join the Handbell Choir

Grace Church is looking to start a small handbell choir! If you are interested in joining, please email Will Gotmer…no experience is necessary! Seniors, adults, and youth (8th grade and up) are welcome to join. A rehearsal time has not yet been set, but weekly 90-minute rehearsals would begin in March.

Thank You

We hosted Family Promise guests for two weeks this month and Grace Church truly stepped up to the challenge! Our Family Promise Committee thanks each and every one of our volunteers – your help was much appreciated.

Women’s Study

A women’s study is currently meeting on Sunday mornings at 9:30 AM in the chapel. We are discussing Holly Gerth’s book You’re Already Amazing; Embracing Who You Are, Becoming All God Created You to Be. Join us to discuss who and Whose we are, and explore how to live the life we were created to live.


Folk School

Tucked away in the Northeast Georgia mountains, Camp Mikell offers the only folk school in Georgia! Class offerings this year include basket weaving, creative writing, felting, knitting, photography, stained glass, and more. Registration is open now for the Friday, March 3 – Sunday, March 5 weekend. Learn more online.

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