CHURCH OFFICE Our church secretary works Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The office is closed on Fridays.
BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS are due by noon on Tuesdays.
CONGREGATIONAL ASSEMBLY to elect new BOD and BOE members will take place in the fellowship hall at 9:25 a.m. on Sunday, May 20, 2018. You are eligible to vote if you are a confirmed member of Grace who is 18 years of age or older.
RESCHEDULED YARD SALEOn Saturday, May 19th, from 9 a.m. to noon, we will offer the front parking area for members to participate in a yard sale! Each member will be responsible for bringing any tables, etc. which they may need as well as making their sales to the public. This a great opportunity to do some spring cleaning, clean out some closets and help others who may be in need of your pre-loved items. The sign-up sheet is on the window outside the church office. If you have questions, please email April Cranford at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MOTHER’S DAY We will be honoring our mothers with a display of pictures. If you would like to bring a picture of your mother to be displayed, please bring it to the church by May 6thand give it to Bill Harper.
NEW MEMBER PICTURE BOARD is in a case just inside the fellowship hall on east wall. Check it out to “see” who has joined Grace this year.
Come Join in the Decoration Day Celebration
Stones River National Battlefield
Saturday, May 5, 2018 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Follow the story of the origin of Decoration Day through performances by the African American Heritage Society, music and more. Then let us all join in to decorate the headstones in the National Cemetery with flowers, much as the freed African Americans first did on May 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC. Flowers will be supplied by the Friends of Stones River National Battlefield. Just for fun, participate in the tournaments of various historic sports like horseshoes, corn hole and bocce ball. And have a good time rallying around the maypole as well. Food can be purchased from the Mrs. Grissom’s Panini Grill food truck or bring your own picnic lunch – and don’t forget the water. Enjoy the art exhibits of Mary Watkins, Hailee Greene, and more. For those of us too young to know or remember, Decoration Day is the forerunner of Memorial Day and was always celebrated on May 30th. If you are interested in attending this gathering, please use the sign-up sheet which is on the window outside the church office. We will gather at the Visitor Center at 11 am on Saturday, May 5th. For questions contact Jim Schroeder, Event Coordinator.