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This Month at Grace:
Rev. Amy is finishing her book! As the June 1 publisher’s deadline looms closer, Rev. Amy is taking a Staff- Parish approved sabbatical so that she can finish writing. She will be out of the office during the week, with all calls going to Rev. James. She will be present in worship every Sunday. Please be in prayer for her as she completes this task.
My Bible Class: Children in 3rd grade and up who have not received their Bibles are invited, with their parents, to a “My Bible” class on May 21 in the Bible Buzz Room. The children will receive a Bible and learn about the different sections to help them to navigate through reading the Bible. A Bible Blessing will take place at the 10 am service on June 4. RSVP to Trisha (email@example.com or 410-433-6650 x. 111)
Brunch Bunch: On the third Sunday of each month, members of the LGBTQ fellowship and friends gather to go out for brunch at an area restaurant. Visiting LGBTQ persons are invited to join in and learn more about Grace Church and Reconciling ministry. Our next fellowship time will be May 21.
Movie Night: The Reconciling Committee is hosting a viewing of “An Act of Love” on Sunday, May 21, at 5:30 pm. The movie is a documentary about the Rev. Frank Schaefer, who officiated at the same-sex wedding of his son and was put on trial for doing so. Light supper: 5:30 pm; movie begins at 6 pm. Child care will be offered.
A Mother-Daughter Tea will be held on Saturday, May 27th, at 11:30 am, in the historic hotel at Emory Grove in Glyndon, MD. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children and may be purchased online at www.emorygrove.net.
Vacation Bible School! VBS at Grace will take place June 26-30, 9 am-12 noon.* $50/ child includes fun with Wildlife Adventures. Registration forms are available on literature desks or on the VBS page. For information or to volunteer, contact Trisha Wetzelberger (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-433-6650, ext. 111. *There is an option for children to stay a full day, for an additional cost, if there is sufficient interest. Vacation Theatre School will take place August 21-25. Go to the VBS page for details!