For all refugees, especially those at our southern border; for the farmers across our country who are struggling; for Bonnie Perry, our Bishop-Elect, for Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury; Michael Curry, our Presiding Bishop; Wendell N. Gibbs, Jr., our bishop; Moises Quezada Mota, Bishop of the Diocese of the Dominican Republic; Elizabeth Eaton, ELCA Presiding Bishop; Donald P. Kreiss, ELCA Bishop, SE Michigan Synod; Craig Satterlee, ELCA Bishop, NW Lower Michigan Synod; Stewart Wood, our retired bishop; and our whole diocesan household, including St. John the Baptist in Bonao DR, Spirit of Grace in West Bloomfield, St. Luke’s in Allen Park; for Donald, our President, and all members of Congress.
For Ena Pederson, Sid Stayler, Budd Denham, Brittny, Cynthia Burdie, Lloyd Racine, Faith, Nicholas, Donna & Charlotte, Michelle, Jeff & Samantha, Odin & Thor, Genevieve & Rosy, Cindy, Deborah Pinto, Pam Stotz, Jeanne Nowak, Michelle Wisneski, Darryl, Butch Capadagli, Tom O’Rourke, Patricia Gerrish, Suzanne
Johnson, Mary & family, Donna Totten, Jim, Hunter, Chris, the Destafano family, Pam Sherry, Briana
Washington, Janice Whitman, Rick Walsh, Nina DiGaetano, Beth Gage and Denis Mette.
Please note: Names will remain on the prayer list for one month.
In order to add someone or keep someone on the prayer list, please fill out a new prayer card
(from the back of the pews) and place it in the offering tray.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
BECOMING BELOVED COMMUNITY
In November, "Becoming Beloved Community" conversations with Carol Sullivan will take place on the third Sunday — today, November 17. Please join us in the Guild Room after the 10:30 service.
Everyone is welcome!
Next Sunday, Nov.. 24, please bring your 2020 pledge forms with you to the service.
UNITED THANK OFFERING BOX COLLECTION NEXT SUNDAY
Please bring your filled UTO boxes to services next Sunday, Nov. 24,
and don’t forget to write your name and giving number on the box.
THURSDAY EVENING YOGA
Yoga classes with Vivian Dusina have resumed, Thursdays at 7 pm, downstairs.
Fee is $7 per class, all proceeds go to Grace.
MEIJER 2019 HOLIDAY SIMPLY GIVE CAMPAIGN
Nov. 10 through Jan. 4, Grace’s Food Pantry will benefit from $10 donation cards purchased at Meijer on Groesbeck in Clinton Twp. On Double Match Days, December 3 and 13, Meijer will TRIPLE your donation, so please mark those dates. Simply take a card from the display in the lobby at Grace to
Meijer or pick one up in the store next time you shop.
KNITTING & CROCHETING MINISTRY
Will meet on Saturday, November 16 at 1:00 in the Parish Hall. All knitters, crocheters, and those who want to be are welcome. Please call Rosemary at 586-719-9693 or Mimi at 586-359-3346 to let them know you are coming so they can update you of any changes. Yarn will be provided.
PLEASE NOTE — OFFICE CLOSED THANKSGIVING WEEK
The office will close at the end of the day on Thurs., Nov. 21 and reopen on Mon., Dec. 2.
CHRISTMAS COOKIEPALOOZA FUNDRAISER
Saturday, December 14, 10 am until 2 pm, here at Grace. Cookies and candies $8 per pound.
Proceeds to benefit Grace’s outreach ministries. See Brooke Lau with any questions.
BLUE CHRISTMAS SERVICE
Sunday, Dec. 15, 4:00 pm.
We enter into this service bringing our sadness, grief, loss, pain, to hold up in
prayer those who are grieving. Come join us for prayer. Dinner at 5:00.
WARMING CENTER DONATION SIGN UP BOARDS ARE UP
Take the post-it for items you wish to donate. Items can be placed on the landing to the basement.
No used clothing please.
EUCHARISTIC VISITORS Please call the office when you are going to be in the hospital.
Also, call the office if you’d like, for any reason, to receive communion at home.