Church News & Events
Saturday, October 27
Tuesday, November 6
New Group for 20’s to 30’s!!! We would like to invite you to be a part of the WELS Metro Detroit Young Professionals! This new area Lutheran group aims to build fellowship among people in their 20s to 30s through social outings, group study, and volunteering in SE Michigan. All young professionals from the metro Detroit area WELS congregations and their guests are invited! For event updates, join our Facebook group “WELS Metro Detroit Young Professionals” at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/WELSMetroDetroitYP/
Quarterly Voters & Women Serving Christ Meetings: All voters of the congregation, and also Women Serving Christ, will meet on Sunday, October 28th, after the late service.
Divine Grace Tuition Assistance Fund: Would you like to help some of our member families afford the blessing of Christian Education? We need to replenish our DGLS Tuition Assistance Fund. If you’re able to help, please make your check out to “Divine Grace,” include your offering envelope number, and mark it clearly for “DGLS Tuition Assistance Fund.” Any help given will be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your generous support of our school!
Trunk-Or-Treat: Divine Grace is hosting a Trunk-or-Treat event on Saturday, October 27, from 4:00-5:00 pm. All children are welcome to come and bring their friends! Costumes are welcome, just please leave any scary stuff at home. There will be vehicles in the back parking lot full of treats for the kids and information about our ministries for those visitors attending. If you would like to sign up to host a vehicle that hands out candy (that we would ask you to bring) or help out that day, please sign up on the sheet in the narthex. It will be a fun and easy way to get people from our community familiar with Divine Grace!
New Membership Directories: The new Divine Grace membership directories were placed in mailboxes this week. If you did not get one, there are extras on the credenza in the church entryway. As always, if you have a change in contact information at any time during the year, please let Pastor Voss know.
Blood Drive: Divine Grace will be hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, November 6th from 1 to 6:45 pm. Blood donors must be 17 years or older, in good general health, and weigh 110 pounds. Could you be a donor? Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs a blood transfusion. You could be someone’s hero! Sign up online at www.redcrossblood.org (use the sponsor code: divinegrace) or sign up on the WSC bulletin board. If you have any questions, contact Joy Jorgenson.
Congregation Care Committee will meet on Tuesday, October 23, at 7:00 pm. The purpose of this group is to make evident our love and concern for our fellow members. Newcomers are welcome to join this committee and we intend to have a variety of activities so that everyone can find something they are comfortable doing. Please join us!
Scholastic Book Fair Today: After both services today, the Book Fair will be open in the school lobby. The teachers have all selected “wish list” books that you can purchase to donate to the school, if you would like. Books also make wonderful birthday or Christmas presents. All of the purchases you make will help us earn Scholastic Dollars towards new books for the classroom libraries. If you can’t make it to the Book Fair, you can shop on-line at http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/divinegrcluthsch. Thank you for your support!
Facebook: Divine Grace can be found on Facebook! Find uplifting Bible passages, articles, prayers and upcoming events at www.facebook.com/divinegracelutheranchurch. Be sure to select “Divine Grace Lutheran Church and School” in the search bar, as there are many other “Divine Grace” groups. You can also “like us” on Facebook from the Divine Grace website, www.divinegrace.net.
Mission Boxes have been placed in your mailbox, if you choose to participate. If not, please return the box to the container beneath the Outreach Table in the narthex. Thank you!
Outreach Center: In the church entryway you will find a table with various items for you to use in your personal evangelism. Please take whatever resources you think you might use. There are “Come Follow Me” DVDs, a variety of helpful tracts, a list of “Where to Find” passages in the Bible, “Great Exchange” booklets, window stickers, magnets and pens that have Divine Grace’s contact information on them. There are also flyers to advertise the quality, Christ-centered Preschool, Young Fives, and K-8 education that we offer. “But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.” 1 Peter 3:15
Holiday Pies – Order Forms Available: PTO is providing you with an opportunity to purchase Achatz Pie coupons! For $19 you can get a coupon good for a dessert pie, or $20 for a savory pie (pot pie) coupon. Coupons can be redeemed at any Achatz Pie location. There are order forms in the church entryway. All proceeds go to support the PTO’s activities in our school. Please turn in orders and payments to the school office by November 2. Thank you!
Aunt Millie’s Bread Rewards Program: Aunt Millie’s is offering double cash back (10¢ per proof of purchase) until October 31. Please turn in your proof-of-purchase symbols by October 28. The proof-of-purchase is the bar code and School Spirit emblem found on the bottom of the bread wrapper. Just clip it out and place in the box in the school lobby!
Volunteers: Divine Grace is still in need of a few volunteers for cleaning, ushering, altar guild, maintenance and fellowship snack. If you are interested, please check out the bulletin board in the Fellowship Hall.