Operation Christmas Child

For the month of July the items OCC are collecting are small cloth book bags, purses, or billfolds. Please put your donations in the box in the foyer near the bulletin board.

Missions Sunday

Sunday, August 6th, Wayne & Valerie Lunsford will be speaking during Sunday School as well as worship service. Wayne & Valerie represent Wycliffe Bible translators and strive to create a Bible for every language. Just as Philippians 2:11 states, “Every tongue will be able to profess that Jesus Christ is Lord.” Please welcome Wayne & Valerie and see how the Lord is working in making disciples across the nations.

Preschool Items

Graceland Preschool is in need of white plastic icing containers.  The lids are not necessary.  Please place these containers on the table in the foyer.  Thanks in advance for your support.

Funeral Meal Teams

Grace is updating their funeral meal teams and needs your help. If you are not presently on one of these teams and are willing to provide a dish or help to serve a funeral meal, please sign up at the Welcome Center or contact Betty Kluver. “Many hands make the work light.” Thank you.
Our Home School Supplies

If your family needs help with school supplies, you can apply at Our Home at 117 W Fayette Street in Celina. Our Home will accept applications Monday through Thursday, 8:30-12:00 and 1:00-4:30, from now until August 3. Donations are needed to make this program a success, and can be brought to Our Home through August 10. Most needed are book bags, solid color pocket folders, glue bottles or sticks, Crayola Markers, colored pencils, 24 count crayons, zipper school pouches, #2 pencils (not mechanical), erasers, tissues, dry erase markers and highlighters. Monetary donations are also welcome. Pick up a flyer at the Welcome Center!

Children Choosing Christ

Will be Wednesday, August 16th, from 9-12 am.   The 2017 theme is Puzzled. If you are interested in being a volunteer for that day contact Jack Baughman for more information.

Summer Food Program
The Celina Ministerial Association is teaming up with CALL Food Pantry this summer to deliver food each week to hungry children in our community. Grace is scheduled to deliver food to these families on Wednesday July 26th.  This is a great opportunity for you to live out the Great Commission.
Pool Party
GMC would like to invite you to it’s pool party on Sunday, August 6th, from 5:30-7:30 pm at Bryson Memorial Swimming Pool. Enjoy an evening of getting to know others and cooling off from the summer heat. Bring your family, friends, and neighbors to an evening of food, swimming, and fun. All ages are invited to join. Hot dogs and drinks will be provided. Please bring a snack or side to share and lawn chairs. Hope to see you there! Pick up a flyer at the Welcome Center!
Revive Ohio Tent

This year at the Mercer County Fair, Revive Ohio will be having a tent in ministering to the county. Grace is responsible for Saturday, August 12th, from 8 am-10 pm. A minimum of two people are needed to help in two hour increments throughout the day. A sign up sheet is at the Welcome Center if you are interested in volunteering for the day.  Be a part of ministering and bridging the gap in Mercer County.

Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance
Would like to pilot an adoption program and is in need of members to adopt a section of the church for general upkeep and light cleaning. Significant projects, repairs, etc. will be the responsibility of building and grounds. This program will run until September 1st. If you are interested please sign up at the Welcome Center. Any help is appreciated! Thank you.
Office Hours

The week of July 24th, the office will be open Monday, July 24th, through Thursday, July 27th and closed on Friday, July 28th. Please notice these date changes and sorry for any inconveniences. Thanks.

Lake Festival Community Worship
On July 30th Grace will be participating in an outdoor service at Lakeshore Park under the tent at Celina Lake. The community worship service will begin at 10:30 am. Come experience the next wave of God in the community. Please bring lawn chairs. Because of this riding of the waves, Grace will not be having worship service that Sunday. You may place your tithes for July 30th the week before or the week after in the offering plate. Worship and enjoy part of God’s creation!