Operation Christmas Child
For the month of August we will be collecting school supplies.  Some suggested items are:  paper, pencils, pencil sharpener, erasers, crayons, glue sticks, scissors, etc.  Put your donations in the box in the foyer near the bulletin board.
Roof Project
The roof project is completed and Grace has raised $15,202.00 out of the $15,000-$20,000.  Please pray that if the Lord is wanting you to contribute to this project, just mark on your envelope “roof project” as leadership and buildings and grounds has authorized this as designative giving.
Office Closed
The office will be closed on Friday, August 17th.  Thanks.

American Heritage Girls

Will be having a parent informational meeting for new and current members, grades kindergarten through 12th grade, on Thursday, August 30th, in the children’s sanctuary from 6:00-7:00 pm.  Children are welcome to attend.  The meeting will discuss new AHG policies, troop calendar, and a question and answer time.  Registration paperwork/fee will be distributed/collected at this time.  Contact Jill Ballard with any questions at jab062604@hotmail.com or 937-414-2570.

Brew Nation
The ladies of Grace are invited for coffee at Brew Nation in Celina, Saturday, September 8th, at 11 am.  The gathering is open to ladies of all ages.  There is no agenda and no ending time, so let’s gather together and fellowship.  Please contact Oneta Lyda with any questions at 419-586-3946.  Thanks.
Movie, Pie, & Ice Cream Night
Everyone is invited for pie, ice cream, and a movie Sunday, August 19th, from 6-8 pm. Please bring a pie or brownies to share.  Ice cream and drinks will be provided.   The movie playing will be I Can Only Imagine.   Friends, family, neighbors, etc. can be invited.  Hope to see you there and pick up a flyer at the Welcome Center!     
Common Sharing Days
Please do not bring in any items for Common Sharing Days until further notified.  Thanks.
Newcomer’s Luncheon
Sunday, Sept. 9th, after the morning service, Grace will be honoring the newcomer’s of the church.  Everyone is invited to join and welcome the new attendees of Grace.  Please bring a covered dish to share.  Contact Nicky Miller with any questions at ktnk99@gmail.com 614-507-1746.
Let’s Roll
Grace will be having a skate night on Sunday, Sept. 9th, from 5:30-7:30 pm at Grand Lake Skate, 2600 Celina Road, St. Mary’s, OH.  The cost is free and drinks and snacks can be purchased.  Roll on over and invite family, friends, and neighbors to an evening of fun and fellowship!  Contact Jonah or Kim Jones with any questions at kimberly.j@roadrunner.com or 567-644-874.
Mission P4 Outreach
Wednesday, August 22nd, Mission P4 will be having an outreach to the surrounding neighborhood to pass out flyers in promoting the Wednesday night activities.  From 6:45-7:30 pm the children will be walking home to home inviting kids to learn how to use their “Armor of God.”  From 7:30-8:00 pm the kids will be invited to a sundae bar to cool off from the heat.  Any questions contact Kim Jones at kimberly.j@roadrunner.com or 567-644-8704. 
GraceLand Preschool Supplies
With nearly 40 kids enrolled in this new school year, the preschool is asking Grace for donations.  Some supplies needed are:  Styrofoam or plastic cups, paper towels, plastic forks, tissues, stickers, construction paper, glue sticks, gallon size baggies, and tricycles in good condition.  Please put your donations in the foyer marked preschool.  Thanks in advance for your donations!