We are gearing up for the start of Awana on Sept. 6th. Club is on Wednesdays at 6:15 p.m. What is Awana? Friends, games, Bible memorization, teaching, Grand Prix, Quizzing and so much more! For Preschool through 6th grade. Registration forms are on page 5 of this newsletter and in the Welcome Center. Any questions, contact Rick Voegtly at 412-812- 1717.
New Choir Season Starting September 6th
New Members Welcome! The choir practices on Wednesday evenings with the first practice of the season on September 6th at 7:00 p.m. The choir performs at the second service on most Sundays, September through May, as well as a Christmas Cantata and special music for Easter. The choir welcomes singers of all levels of experience. If you
have any questions, please contact Elaine Wise at 724-452-6257.
New GriefShare group starts September 10th
The death of a loved one can be such a hurtful, lonely and overwhelming experience. A grief support group can make all the difference for good. A faith-based support group called GriefShare starts at Grace Church September 10th and meets weekly from 2-4 p.m. If you need help living with your grief, this is your group. The GriefShare group is free and confidential. Contact Reid Moon (724-816-2035). For more information and to register online, go to griefshare.org
Sunday School Promotion Day and Bible Day is September 10th
Students entering 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th grades will move to their new classrooms on September 10th. Your child’s teacher will provide details. Along with promotion, we will be giving Bibles to children entering first or seventh grade at the 10:45 a.m. service.
Discovery Class taught by Pastor Pete and Brad Wise.
If you are thinking about becoming a member of Grace Church, or if you want to learn more about our beliefs and history, or if you want to prepare for baptism, you should attend our upcoming Discovery Class, each Sunday morning, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., beginning September 10th in room 104. Please contact the church office (724-452-7270) if you are interested so we can prepare enough materials.
Women’s Sunday School Class
Starting September 10th, Marlene Wise will be leading a 7-week discussion on the gospels following the book Navigating the Gospel Truth by Rebecca McLaughlin. You can find and purchase the book on Amazon for 19.99.
Grace Church Corn Roast and Hayride
The Annual Grace Church Corn Roast and Hayride is Sunday, September 10th, 4-8 p.m. at the home of Brad and Elaine Wise (339 Mercer Road, Harmony). The picnic dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. Bring a side dish to share, your own hotdogs and buns, and a lawn chair or blanket. Beverage, corn and tableware provided. There will be a bounce house for the younger kids. Feel free to bring yard games. Sign up here.
Saturday September 16th 9am-10:30. Come and join the women of Grace Church as we gather for a time of food, fellowship, and sharing. If you have been wanting to connect with women in the church but haven't been able to, now is the time. There is a sign-up sheet in the lobby or you can sign up online here. We look forward to what the Lord has planned for this ministry.
The Tuesday morning women’s bible study is looking for childcare helpers. 9:30-11:00 Contact Sharon Baker call or text 724-612-6086 or e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, September 23 8:30 a.m. / Randy Herbe will be our speaker. Please sign up online here or in the Welcome Center. Breakfast is $10.
Meals on Wheels
Grace Church is providing desserts, September 25-October 6. Please sign-up in the Welcome Center. With your help, this organization is able to provide affordable meals to senior citizens in need of a balanced, nutritious meal. All information is on the sign-up sheet. If you have any questions, call Christine Paracca (724-316-0700).