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October 27th, 2019

Sermon Series: RENOVATION: Rebuilding Broken Places (10 Weeks in the Book of Ezra)

Ezra 7: “Go with God - When God’s hand is on you, there’s no stopping you”

Service Times: 9:00am & 10:30am

SIGN-UP for TEam development workshop

Are you a volunteer at Grace? Do you serve on a Team? We are having our 2nd annual Team Development Workshop on Tuesday November 12th from 7-9pm. SIGN-UP HERE.

Last year we had over 80 volunteers attend this night. It is a two hour workshop designed to celebrate and develop as a team. If you need to hire a babysitter to be able to attend this night, we would love to cover those babysitting costs so that you can attend this evening. We will be providing $30 per family. Email Becky Goodwin for details (becky@gracecommunity.ca).

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Grace Plans for Strike Camp

As many of you know, there is potential that education workers will strike as early as November. Grace would love to support the families of Guelph by providing a free child-care solution for families who have no other options. If a strike occurs, we will be ready to open our doors with a simplified day camp: Strike Camp!

This is a wild and beautiful idea and to pull this off we are going to need YOUR HELP! Whether that be volunteering, helping prepare crafts, offering your ideas, or praying for this exciting mission we would love for you to be onboard. For more information or to get involved, fill out this survey or contact annica@gracecommunity.ca or celine@gracecommunity.com 

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3 Question Survey from Just Right

We are currently accepting applications to consider new multi-year organizational partners for Just Right (our Grace Outreach team). These need to be agencies that Grace people are already connected with, as our goal is to accelerate your service in our communities.

To fill out the 3 question survey to let us know about an organization, click here!

Help Settle a Syrian Family

Parkwood Gardens Neighbourhood Group are looking for a group of people to 'mentor' a Syrian family (Mom, Dad, school-aged child and newborn) who are set to arrive in early-mid November. The financial piece has been taken care of, and it’s just a matter of helping to settle the family here in Guelph! The mentor team would volunteer for one year.

Tasks included:

·        Finding housing

·        Registering for ESL / children in school

·        Helping understand a budget

·        Showing family how to find local grocery stores, pharmacists,  parks, and services

·        Riding the bus

·        Finding a family doctor

If you would like to learn a bit more about this opportunity, the Cantelon’s will be hosting an info night with Cherie from PGNG on Wednesday October 23rd at 7:15 to 8pm (9 Heather Ave, Guelph). Please RSVP to niki@gracecommunity.ca if you plan to attend!

November Family Event

Join us for our Pizza and Games November Family Event on Sunday November 3rd! Bring friends, family, and fellow pizza lovers to Grace Community Church at 3:30pm. Pizza will arrive at 5:30pm.

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COAT DRIVE

Coats, hats, mitts, snowpants… you name it, someone needs it! Collect any winter gear you are no longer using and bring it with you to church on November 17th.

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OUTREACH, COMMUNITY & SOCIAL EVENTS

Prayer & Support for Torri’s YWAM experience

Torri attends Grace and serves on our Music team. Just recently she has committed to doing a Discipleship Training Program with Youth With A Mission (YWAM) in Newcastle, Australia. Beginning January, she will spend 3 months training as a disciple, learning how to spread the Gospel and learning how to train others as disciples. To support Torri in prayer or financially, please connect with her at torrischaap@gmail.com.