Join Pastor Dean or Pastor Phil for Text Study
Time: Wednesdays at noon (bring a sack lunch)
Location: First floor lounge
If you know of anyone who is hospitalized, homebound, or in need of a pastoral visit, you are invited to call the church office at 715-832-9713 for Pastor Phill or you may call Pastor Simpson at 715-222-3797 at any time if you wish to make an appointment for a visit.
Choir and Bells
Would you like to sing or ring? Both groups always welcome new members. Contact Julie DeBoer at firstname.lastname@example.org for info on vocal choir, and Norma Lionberger at email@example.com for Pacibells handbell choir info.
Luther College Symphony Orchestra at Grace
Chase away the chill of winter by surrounding yourself with stirring classical music! The Luther College Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Daniel Baldwin, will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Grace Lutheran Church, 202 West Grand Ave., Eau Claire. The concert is part of the Symphony Orchestra's 2018 Midwest Tour. The program will include Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 in E minor and William Grant Still's Ennanga, for harp, piano and strings. The concert is open to the public with a freewill donation taken at the door. There is no charge for students.
Lunch at the Cana Bistro
Join us for our Second Tuesday Luncheon at Prairie Point on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 11:30 am. As always, expect Food, Fellowship, and Fun!
We have FUN in Sunday School!
Bring your little ones to Sunday School to learn stories, verses, songs and more using the One Room Sunday School curriculum. Sunday School is held every twice a month during service.
Scheduled dates for winter/spring include:
February 4, 11, 25
March 11, 25
April 8, 22
May 6, 13
All children are welcome to attend.
Children's Time is held during the service when Sunday School is not in session.
The Gospel of Mark by Heart
On January 25th from 7:00pm, Rev. Dr. Philip Ruge-Jones will tell the whole Gospel of Mark by heart. Come and hear the gospel from its beginning to end in a single evening and you will understand the story of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection in a new and empowering way. Free to the public. Grace Lutheran Church, 202 West Grand Avenue, Eau Claire.
Grace Lutheran Church Annual Meeting
Sunday, February 4, 2018
Please join us for a potluck lunch on February 4th at 11:15 am. A letter will be coming out next week with food suggestions. Following potluck we will start the meeting.
Volunteer Needed at Prairie Pointe & River Pines
The gift shop is now open for limited hours. We could use a volunteer on Tuesdays from 1-3:00 pm and one on Wednesdays from 1-3:00 pm. Contact Katie Zierden, Asst Administrator, at 715-598-7807.
- A volunteer is needed to pick up library books for our residents from the Altoona Public Library; there is a library card for Prairie Pointe/River Pines to use.
- For those who have a pet (with up to date shots and well socialized), many residents love pet visits!
- Card and Cribbage players are needed to play and to assist with these games.
- Residents enjoy social interaction, come in just to visit.
For the non-gift shop volunteering, Contact Karen Park, Activity Director, at 715-598-7807
ADRC Program Schedule
These evidence-based prevention programs are offered through the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Eau Claire County Registrations are open for workshops starting in early 2018: • Strong Bones strength and balance training information sessions on January 4 • Stepping On falls prevention program starts January 16 • Living Well chronic disease self-management starts February 7 • Healthy Living with Diabetes starts March 26 • Powerful Tools for Caregivers starts April 3
Register online at www.adrcevents.org or contact us at 715-839-4735, 1-888-338-4636, tty: use Relay (711), or email adrc@co,eau-clarie.wi.us.
Pet Loss Grief Group
Tuesday, January 23rd, at 6 pm,
Pastor Phil will be leading a grief group for those whose pets have died and would like to process their loss with others who share this particular kind of sadness. If you, or someone you know, might benefit from this group, we will be in the Memorial Assembly Lounge.