Blog (Page 33)

Blog (Page 33)

News and thoughts

Holy Week activities

Here is a rundown of the activities going on at Grace Church this Holy Week: Maundy Thursday, 6:00 PM – light meal in the Fellowship Hall Maundy Thursday, 7:00 PM – Tenebrae Service in the Sanctuary Maundy Thursday/Good Friday Prayer Vigil – 9:00 PM Thursday thru 7:00 PM Friday, sign-up sheet outside the church office, or call the church office Easter…

After Snow and Rain, a Busy Holy Week awaits

Holy Week opens this morning with the story of Jesus triumphal entry into Jerusalem where he is hailed as a king. Before the week is out he will have disrupted the business men and women by overturning the tables of the money changers and fallen a long way in the eyes of those cheering him on today. But they don’t understand what his real victory will be. Later, he…

Reminder of the snow policy

With the heavy snow in central Ohio this weekend, it seems like an appropriate time to remind everyone that the church council recently approved a policy calling for cancellation of services if the county is under a level 3 snow emergency. If we are under a level 1 or level 2 emergency, the church will be open as long as the church has power, but members should not put…

Lenten Worship/Study Series

Today is Ash Wednesday and this evening we begin our Lenten Worship/Study series entitled Journey of Stones, based on the study by the same name written by Steven Molin. For the next seven weeks (6 Wednesdays and Maundy Thursday) we will meet at 7:00PM for worship and study. The topics are as follows: February 6 – Exodus 32:1-24. Lesson: Written in Stone February 13…

Acts of Faith

I wonder how many of you watched ABC’s Good Morning America the week of January 23-25. They had a segment there about Acts of Faith. It is a book written by Eboo Patel. He is a Muslim. He started an Interfaith Youth Corps for youth from all different faiths. They came together and studied and played together and discovered that even though they have different…