Family Ministry and Outreach

BECOME family! BUILD a faith foundation! IMPACT the world for Jesus!

Please speak with Serena or Nick to learn how you can serve as an ongoing volunteer on the Sunday morning Grace Kids or Youth Teams or to serve in other areas of Family and Outreach Ministries! Behind-the-scenes people are loved, too! Join in the prayer to raise strong families in the faith at Grace!

SUNDAY MORNING BREAKFAST CLUB PARENTS meet in the Library at 9:45 with the Elmers. This class is for parents/grandparents of little ones through teens. It’s a great place to gain support, tools, and biblical knowledge!

Grace Kids

(infants - Grade 6)

NURSERY MINISTRY (11am) For children 3 years old and younger; staffed at 11am worship currently; unattended but available for families to use at 8:30am and 9:45am

Cradle Roll Ministry:  (ministry mailings to families of children under 3 years old):  Contact Nick R. if you would like more information on this ministry or are interested in leading it.

CHILDREN’S CHURCH –  For children ages 3 years through 4th grade; 11am Worship Children leave before the Sermon and return before Communion or the Offering. Please speak with Nick R. if you have questions or would like to volunteer.

SUNDAY MORNING (9:45-10:45 a.m.) Experience the love of Jesus through high impact discipleship that teaches kids to know and love God with their whole person: heart, soul, mind and strength and further teaches them to shine the light of Jesus to others! Children check in through the GLEE wing. (Grace Lutheran Early Education)

* Three Year Olds - Kindergarten meet in the GLEE wing of church with Jennifer and Hank (E8).
* Grades 1-4 meet in the GLEE wing Nursery with Shelley
* Grades 5-6 meet in the GLEE wing (E9) with Nick R. and Nick S.

YOUTH NIGHTS          Bring friends and $2 for food!

Nov. 4 IMPACT Youth Night, 6-8p, Grades 5-6 and 7-12, Large/Small Groups by Grades, Games and Taco Night!

OUTREACH

MENTORS NEEDED!!! We are in need of 2 male mentors for Academy 4. Through your mentoring you are helping to make a difference in the lives of the 4th grade students at Newman International Academy at Grace. Speak to Nick about this opportunity to BE A HERO to a 4th grader and sign up at www.academy4.net/mentor. The next Academy 4 is November 9, 2018. Mentors are here from 1:15-2:50PM.

TOY & CLOTHING DRIVE! Share Christmas joy with families of Arlington! Our children’s ministry is hosting a toy and clothing drive (babies through teens, male and female) for Mission Arlington. Please obtain a list of needed items from the Narthex (fellowship area outside of the Sanctuary) or contact Nick. You may deliver your UNWRAPPED gifts to church no later than December 2. The drop off point will be available in the Narthex from Nov. 18 to Dec. 2, 2018. Children will decorate cards for the gifts on Nov. 25 during the Sunday School hour.