The Session has approved a phased plan for re-opening. The plan necessitates the need for two of the three indicators below to be in the "medium" or "low" category and the date to be at or following September 21 to begin moving to the next phase. Figures are from the SCDHEC website as indicated below and is for the date stated below. Click here to see detailed plan
We will again be collecting $10 gift cards for families affected by HIV/AIDS and for those who are needy and receiving care by Affinity Health Care. If you would like to purchase a card, sign up here: www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a4aa5a92ca0f58-raindeer
Return your gift card(s) by December 14. Drop it off on Mondays from 12 noon to 2 p.m. or mail it to the church.
Angel Tree Gifts
If you would like to purchase gifts for children in our area, click on the link:
Drop off times: Mondays (office hours) 12pm - 2pm; Dec. 6th from 10am - 12pm & Dec. 9 from 4pm - 6pm. Questions or need an alternate drop off time? Contact Katie Rutland: email@example.com.
OneBlood Big Red Bus
Grace PC will again host the OneBlood Big Red Bus on Sunday, December 6th from 9am - 1pm. All COVID safety precautions are being taken. Reservations are required! Please click the link to register (donor.oneblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/984680) or visit the OneBlood Website and search for mobile blood drives to find it. All good things come in threes - and your blood donation saves THREE lives! Contact Cole Kessell with any questions firstname.lastname@example.org
Bethel Men's Shelter Update
Bethel Men’s Shelter is renovating the bathrooms to meet current ADA standards and increase capacity, allowing them to safely and comfortably accommodate their clients. Grace donations help make this possible! They can always use donations of -men’s underwear -twin sheets (thin, so they wash and dry quickly). You can order those items here. Elizabeth would be happy to take them to the shelter for you.
Hear, first hand, how the Men's Shelter can impact the lives of those it serves.
how to serve during this time
In a time of such uncertainty, it becomes evident that we are actually all in this together. Go HERE to find out ways to make the most of this time at home.
Check out our Missions Newsletter, Be the Change! Vol. 3
If you're looking for a great way to serve, the Community Cafe Food Truck would be glad to have you help. You can serve on Thursday and Friday afternoons and/or evenings to help prepare and serve food. There should be at least one adult helping out, but children around age 10 or older can help. Food preparation consists of making some PB&J and Ham & Cheese sandwiches. Go here for some more information and to sign up to help!
Family Resources while at home
If you're looking for something fun to do as a family, the world is only a click away. Check out some of the things you can do and places you can go while at home.
order your grace shirts now!
Last call to order your polo Grace shirts. You can order your Grace polo shirt online. They are available in a variety of colors in both ladies and men's cut. Each shirt will be $30, and should be available for pick-up TBA.
Introducing New Ways to Give
You are now able to give online, through the Realm Connect App, via text, or in person. Check out more information.
2021 WOmen's Retreat
Next year's event will take place April 23-25, 2021.
We have a variety of gifts, talents, and interests here at Grace. We encourage everyone to fill out this brief fellowship survey to allow others to know about your interests. This will help out the fellowship team by allowing us to plan events that match the interests of Grace. It will also allow Grace members to connect with each other through their interests. Fellowship Survey
Volunteer at Grace
Here are some opportunities to get involved at Grace. The links will take you to a Sign Up Genius.
The church is transitioning over to a new database system. It will allow for an easier way of communication. A secure online directory is now available as well as an app. If you have already been invited to Realm, then go ahead and check it out. If you haven't yet been invited and want to check it out, then send Peggy or Rhett an e-mail.
Grace's Realm Site
App for iPhone
App for Android
Here are some of the things that Grace is currently doing. Check out more of Grace's missions.
Dolls for Iraq
Melissa Lamprich is making dolls to support our partner church in Iraq and it's school. They make great gifts for children and also make a great conversation piece for your office! For just $10 you can take one home and support the church in Iraq! Please contact Melissa or the office if you are interested in purchasing or helping to make them.
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Black Friday is just around the corner! Shop on Amazon Smile and Grace will receive a portion of what you spend. Use the link above for Grace to get the donation.