Sunday, September 28, 2014

Want to help out with our new task for Sunday morning? We have added setting up and cleaning up coffee to our list of things you can volunteer for on Sunday mornings. If you want to help, please check the appropriate line on your attendance form, or contact Logan in the office at .

On Sunday, October 19 please stay after worship for a potluck lunch and a presentation by René García on his most recent journey to El Salvador. Come hungry, and bring a dish if you can!

Shop for a cause! Ten Thousand Villages, a fair trade store in Rice Village, will be donating 15% of net proceeds from purchases on November 7th to MGP.  During the day, people will need to tell them they are shopping for MGP.  From 6 -8pm, we will get 15% of all purchases, even if people have not come specifically because of MGP.  Please come support this wonderful cause!

Leadership Gathering: On October 11, 2014 at Faith Lutheran Church there will be a leadership gathering from 8:30am-3:30pm. Leaders of Grace are welcome to attend. Please contact Charles Wilson for more iinfo.

TAIZÉ PRAYER: Place: Villa de Matel Chapel, 6510 Lawndale, Houston. Time: Friday, October 3, 2014  at 7:30 p.m.; The organ prelude begins at 7:10 p.m. A Taizé Prayer service centers on stilling the inner self through song, scripture, prayer, and silence.  It draws from more contemplative roots, where reflection is central to worship.  Taizé music is known around the world for its accessible prayerful melodies written to help the worshiper find peace and openness to God's voice.    All are welcome! To contact the Villa de Matel for information about the Taizé Prayer, or for directions, call 713-928-6053 or visit the website. 

Movie Night: Join us on Friday, October 3 at 5pm for G.R.A.C.E.! The features include: Everything Else: V: The Final Battle (Part 1 of 3) and a feature film. Join us!

In our prayers we remember:  The family of Elsie Degetaire, the family of Mike Goertz, Francisco and Cynthia Pollanke and fmaily; Lorita Webster; Esther and Evan Lambert, Paul Garrard, Seth Garrard, Elizabeth Chessler; The family of David Jasper; James Graham, Thomas Piper, El Buen Pastor Church of El Salvador, Kelly Gavagan, and all those who work and live in the troubled areas of Ukraine, Russia, Uganda, Afghanistan, Iraq, Nigeria, Syria,Israel, and Palenstine.

Next Weeks Readings:
Isaiah 5:1–7
Philippians 3:4b–14

Matthew 21:33–46