News for May 13-19

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Come CElebrate With Us!

Join us this Sunday to celebrate a successful year in all of our Christian Education programs and say THANK YOU to all of our teachers who have supported our programs this year. Come enjoy breakfast and join the children in making thank you bouquets for all those who have led them this year. Our CE Celebration is this Sunday, May 13, from 9:30 – 10:30 AM in the parish hall.

Wednesday Night at Grace

Dinner Come eat dinner together on Wednesday, May 16 at 5:30 PM! Sign up online, at the information station, or call the church office by noon on Monday.

  • Menu: BBQ pulled pork & chicken, baked beans, corn on the cob, potato salad, tossed salad, rolls, chocolate cake
  • Vegetarian Entree: black bean burgers
  • Children: 1/2 portion regular menu or PBJ, Cookies

If you make a reservation and do not attend, you will still be asked to pay for the meal that is ordered for you. Thank you for understanding. Cost is free for kids up to 5th grade, $5 youth (6th-12th grade), and $10 adults. Nursery/childcare (children up to 5th grade) is offered from 5:00-9:00 PM on Wednesdays. Reservations are necessary and should be made on the same form as meal reservations.

Program Following dinner on May 16 an officer from the Gainesville Police Department will be with us to lead a program designed to educate, empower, and provide us with a plan for responding to security issues at Grace Church.

Graduate Recognition

Sunday, May 13 is the deadline to fill out the graduate recognition form and send a photo to Jennifer if you wish to be included in the graduate recognition bulletin. Information submitted after the deadline will not appear in the published bulletin.

Spelling Bee

Grace will once again participate in the annual Gainesville/Hall County Alliance for Literacy Spelling Bee. This year’s team, the Godspellers, consists of Amy Bussler, Rob Harris, Jack Park, and Nancy Richardson.

The “bee” is like no other, billing itself as a “Great Grown-Up, Good Time, Romp of a Spelling Bee!” It is a fast-paced event, with local teams, exciting skits and jokes, door prizes, as well as some serious competition among teams.

Come on out to Brenau University’s Hosch Theatre to have a good time and help support a good cause on Tuesday, May 15, at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $10 and can be bought at the door.


This blog post highlights some events and news pertinent to 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

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