Announcements

Gathering In Grace- GIG  has begun, come join us Wednesday evenings  for dinner at 5:00 pm and a Study to follow.

Special Guest for GIG- On Wednesday, September 28, Steve and Barbara Swanson will be visiting our church. The Swanson’s are one of this church’s supported missionaries in Sweden. Come on out to hear how they minister in Sweden and see what God has been doing over there. Dinner will still be scheduled for 5:00pm, and their presentation to follow in place of the study series.

GIG Cooks Needed- Cooks are needed to prepare and serve Wednesday evening meals. If you would like to cook one of these meals please contact Jill Walsh, jill@gccir.org to sign up. 

Women's Ministry Team Meeting-  The Women of Grace are meeting for a devo, snack and planning future events for the Women's Ministry of Grace Covenant Church on Tuesday, September 20 at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be located at Sylvia Lindwall's house, please call for directions (906)284-3747

 

Three Threads-  Will be meeting Saturday, September 24  at 11:00am

Fall Grocery Cart- Donations are being collected  beginning October 1, we’ll be collecting candy for Trunk or Treat. When donating candy it must be prepackaged  and individually wrapped. Place these items in the grocery cart located in Fellowship Hall.

Feeding America-There will be a food truck distribution on Wednesday, October 5 at 1:00 pm. If you would like to volunteer to help out with distributing the food please sign up and arrive at Church at 12:00 pm. If you would like a box of food but are unable to drive thru the line, please contact the church office.

Mission Bible Training Center Graduation Banquet- Come honor and celebrate with the Mission on October 8, as we host the location of their  Residential Graduation. These residents have successfully completed the 8-10 month residential program, as well as those who have stayed on and completed the 10 month staff training program. Doors open at 5:00 pm and dinner is served at 6:00pm, there is also praise and worship with a message from the executive director, Steve Schwartz

 

Widow and Widowers Group- This group will be meeting Sunday,  October 9 following the coffee hour in the Fellowship Hall

Young Couples & Young Singles Dinner-  You are invited to the parsonage at 6:00 pm  for dinner, games, and prayer on the following dates:  October 14, November 11 and December 9.  If you plan to attend, please let Pastor Mike know (pastormike@gccir.org or 814 706 8464) and bring a side dish or dessert to share.  The main dish and drinks will be provided.  Last year's gatherings were extremely fun and life-giving!  We anticipate more this year!

 

Friendship Club- Come and be blessed being part of this group of friends, meeting  Saturday, October 15 at 6:30 pm, in the Fellowship Hall

Operation Christmas Shoe Box- Kick-off for this program begins on Sunday, October 16

Fall Family Hike- The walk will be on Sunday, October 16, following Coffee Hour. Please meet at the Pentoga Park Pavilion at 12:00 pm, a light lunch will be provided from Scott’s Subs. The Hike will begin after the picnic. Please RSVP Jill Walsh jill@gccir.org or Sylvia Lindwall 906-284-3747 so we know how many sub sandwiches to provide.

Next GCC Council Meeting- will be held in the Fellowship Hall on Thursday, October 20 at 6:00pm

Three Threads-  These ladies will be meeting Saturday, October 29 at 11:00 am in the Fellowship Hall

Semi-annual Congregational Meeting- October 30, immediately following the worship service, we will be meeting to discuss several areas, and vote a couple items, please meet in the auditorium 

Trunk or Treat-Time to prepare for Trunk Or Treat! This year it’s on

Monday, Oct. 31, 4:30 - 6:00 pm.  If you would like to be involved and volunteer please contact Sue Omdahl

Delivering Meals- Please contact Kathy Campain if you can help bring meals to homebound members and friends of GCC. 

Transportation-There are several members of our church that need rides getting to the store, doctor appointment, or other places. If you would like to help out in this area, please contact Kathy Campian or the church office to be added to the list of available drivers.

Coffee Hour Servers Needed-Coffee Hour Servers Needed: We are looking for people to help prep, serve and clean up Coffee Hour on Sunday mornings. A sign-up sheet is in Fellowship Hall. For more information please contact Jill Walsh, jill@gccir.org or Sylvia Lindwall (906)284-3747.