Church News & Events
Sunday, August 25
at Civic Center Park
Church Picnic- August 25: All are invited to the Divine Grace Church Picnic, Sunday August 25, 12-3 pm at the Civic Center Park. Join us at the Sheardy Pavilion at 2525 Joslyn Road. Main course is BBQ pulled pork with buns, mustard, pickles and coleslaw. Bring a dish to pass, lawn chairs, baseball gloves and Frisbees. Please sign up on the Fellowship Hall bulletin board if you plan to attend. Thanks!
Back to School Meeting: School families should plan to attend the “Back to School Night” on Monday, August 19th. We will begin with a short meeting that will start at 6:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Following the meeting, students can see their schoolroom and put their supplies away. We look forward to seeing you then!
Back to School Breakfast: All parents and grandparents are invited to join us for light refreshments after chapel service the first day of school. School starts Wednesday, August 21st. Parents are invited to stay for the 9:00 am chapel service and then for fellowship and breakfast afterwards. Join us and reconnect with fellow school families!
Volunteers for K-8 School: Congregation members who would like to help out with tasks like reading with students or straightening library books, please fill out the Volunteer Form on the table outside the school office. Thank you!
Tuition Assistance: As we get set for another school year, we are giving thanks for the precious lambs enrolled at our school. Would you like to help some member families afford the blessing of Christian education? If so, please make your check out to Divine Grace and mark it clearly for “DGLS Financial Assistance Fund.” Any help given will be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your generous support of our school!
Sunday School Teachers: If you would like to teach (or team-teach on a rotating basis) or to be a classroom helper, please sign up and speak with Pastor Voss for more details.
Rally Sunday: Sunday, September 8th is our annual “Rally Around the Word” Sunday. Members, please plan to check out the displays before and after Bible Class. This will also mark the first day of Children’s Sunday School, starting at 9:30 am.
Children’s Sunday School will begin on September 8th. Students 3 years old through 4th grade are welcome and encouraged to attend. Classes meet in various classrooms throughout the building. There are signs posted by the classroom doors to direct you to the right room. This is a wonderful opportunity to grow stronger in the knowledge of God’s amazing Word!
Attention All Church Organizations: All organizations of the church/school are asked to please put together a display “advertising” your group’s activities for “Rally Around the Word” on September 8th. Please plan on being in the Fellowship Hall from 9:00-9:30 am to answer questions about your work and encourage other members to become involved. Tables will be set up in the Fellowship Hall by Sept. 6th so you can set up your display.
WELS Campus Ministry: Heading to college can be exciting, stressful, and everything in between. WELS Campus Ministry can help! Let us help you stay connected to God’s Word. To begin go to wels.net/campus-ministry and click the button “College students register here.” You can register for free subscriptions to Forward in Christ magazine and Mediations devotional booklets and will be connected to the campus pastor for your school. Students who have previously registered for WELS Campus Ministry are encouraged to check your profile and preferences and make any necessary updates. For questions please contact the WELS Campus Ministry office at 414-256-3279.
EHV Bibles Available for Purchase: The Holy Bible: Evangelical Heritage Version (EHV) is now available! Sign up in the Fellowship Hall if you would like to purchase one.
Fellowship Hall Roof: The voters approved the expenditure for the Fellowship Hall roof ($55,000). Please consider donating by using the Property Improvement envelope, or by enclosing your gift in an envelope labeled “Fellowship Hall Roof.” Be sure to include your envelope number and name for this charitable contribution. Thank you in advance for your generosity!
Financial Peace Class: Paycheck-to-paycheck living is no longer an option. Dave Ramsey and his team of financial experts will teach you how to take control of your money. Sign up at www.FPU.com/1095437. This group will meet in the Fellowship Hall at Divine Grace for 9 weeks on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm, starting on September 18th. Invite your friends! Please see Larry Buss for more information.
Oktoberfest for DG Adults! Time to get your lederhosen and dirndl on! October 5th is Oktoberfest 2019 at the Jorgenson’s. Everyone needs to bring a German dish to pass and lawn chairs! There will be volleyball, yard games and swimming. Brats and beverages are provided. Come spend time with friends and maybe make some new ones! Get ready for a relaxing afternoon of fun! So mark your calendars…October 5, 3:00-? with dinner around 5:00. Watch for a sign-up. If you have any questions contact Joy or Ron at 248-393-5583.
DIVINE GRACE UPCOMING EVENTS
August 21: 1st Day of School
August 25: Church Picnic at Civic Center Park
Sept 8: Rally Around the Word –
Worship returns to 8 & 10:45