We want you to know the schedule for the month of December here at Grace Baptist Church. December 4 – Christmas Message December 11 – Christmas Cantata 10:30 AM ¬†Caroling 5:30 PM December 18 – Living Christmas Card 10:30 AM ¬†Sunday School Program 6PM December 25 – Morning Service 10:30 AM – No Sunday School or evening service December 31 – New Years Eve Activity and Service
A day to emphasize missions! ¬†November 13th will be such a day. ¬†We are privileged to have 2 missionary families with us to share God’s Word and their ministries; Tim Gilley with AWANA missions and Brian Hovey who is going to Papua New Guinea assisting church planters. ¬†Each missionary will have 2 sessions to lay out the area of service to which God has called them. 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, Pot Luck Dinner, ¬†1PM, and 1:45 PM. ¬†There will be no evening service that day.
Campus Bible Fellowship International invites college age young people to attend a weekly Bible study and free supper. ¬†We meet in the “campus house” just across the street from the north side of Minnesota State University – 1232 Highland Avenue. ¬†Come at 6PM and get in on supper, fellowship, and a Bible Study with a lot of VERY COOL college agers. ¬†
9:30 am each Sunday in our Couple’s Class we are discussing marriage and family issues.¬† Please¬† join us.¬† We meet in the east side Fellowship Hall.¬† We are studying the DVD series “Love and Respect”¬†–¬†Singles welcome for this series¬†– be there!
Join us for Sunday School. It will begin at 9:30 am. ¬†We have a class for ¬†YOUR age! ¬†Three adult classes. ¬†1 Teen class, and three children’s classes. ¬†A nursery is available. The Morning Service will begin at 10:30 am with congregational singing, special music, and a message from God’s Word. ¬†this week Pastor Larry Johnson will preach a Christmas message. Choir Practice Our evening service¬†at 6pm will include singing, testimonies, and a message¬†from God’s Word. ¬†.
BEGINNING ON SEPTEMBER 14TH! During the school year AWANA ¬†will start at 6pm on Wednesday evenings.¬†¬†¬†We offer Puggles, Cubbies, Sparks, and TNT.¬† (Our church ministries on Wednesday evening also include Teens and Adults).¬† Supper will be¬†at 5:25. ¬†Bring a dish to share. ¬†AWANA and Youth will begin¬†at 6:00, and Adult Prayer and Bible Study begins at 6:30. ¬†Adults will continue in our¬†series – “The Book of Philippians. ¬†“We will be¬†waiting for you!!!!
Come out to Bass Lake Regular Baptist Camp this Saturday and HELP with many projects. ¬†Exciting things are happening out there. ¬†Please call our church office for details. ¬†507-388-9355
We participate in 2 Bible Camps. Camp Shiloah is held on Lake Washington at Kiwanis Camp Patterson. ¬†We rent the campground for two weeks: ¬†Jr. Camp held July 5-9 and Jr. High Camp held July 11-16. Bass Lake Camp operated by the Minnesota GARBC holds a number of camps: ¬†Family camp (the last week of June), Junior Camp held July 11-16, Jr. High Camp held July 18-23, and Sr. High Camp held June 25-30. ¬†Ladies Retreat is held at Bass Lake Camp August 26 and 27. ¬†Men’s Retreat is held September 9 and 10. This last summer of 2016 30 campe.
On Wednesday nights – instead of AWANA Clubs in the summer – ¬†elementary age kids have been ¬†invited to come to Kid’s Club. ¬†6:30-7:30 PM for a Bible Lesson, snack, activity, and some cool crafts! ¬†Kids are brought to the east side of the building, and they gather in the fellowship hall for a great hour together.
Vacation Bible School was held ¬†June 5-9 ¬†Sunday thru Thursday 6-8 PM. ¬†5 nights of Bible Study, recreation, snacks, and music! ¬†Thanks for coming and helping make our earliest ever VBS a success. ¬†We had good numbers of kids and workers. ¬† ¬†Our high attendance was 110. ¬†Thanks to all of our workers for your efforts!!!!!