Dia de los Muertos Celebrated Weds., Nov. 2

Grace’s Dia de los Muertos celebration began with a Cross+Generational craft of decorating balloons, coloring pictures and working a word search. Photos and mementos of deceased loved ones were displayed. A video described the Dia de los Muertos tradition. Children were invited to have their faces painted. Traditional Pan de Muerto (Bread of the Dead), atole (white corn-based sweet … Read more

Preschool Yard & Bake Sale, Oct. 22

Shop at the Grace Lutheran Church Fall Preschool Indoor Yard and Bake Sale, 7-11:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 22, in Stull Hall. The sale will include household kitchen items and furniture, linens, all sizes and types of children’s clothing, outdoor items, children’s toys, small electronics, holiday, crafts, books, DVDs and VHS, jewelry, sports and exercise equipment, and antiques.  Homemade baked goods … Read more

Fall Music Seminar Begins Oct. 20

Pastor Bill Battermann and Burton Bumgarner will co-teach a class called “Martin Luther, the Catechism and Music,” which will feature the hymn texts and music Luther wrote to teach the catechism and will feature the music of the catechism hymns that Johann Sebastian Bach set 200 years after the Reformation. The hymns illustrate and expand upon the Ten Commandments, the … Read more

Everyone is German for the evening on Oct. 14.

Purchase tickets for this adults-only evening in the church lobby on Oct. 9 after 8:15 & 9:45 a.m. services. Cost: $20 per person – includes meal, beverages and entertainment.

Event begins at 6 p.m. Come dance a little polka and drink a little beer … there is sure to be lots of cheer! You are welcome to wear German attire!… Read more

Guest Preacher Stacy Nyitrai Troisi for Thankoffering Service Oct. 16

The Grace Unit of Women of the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) are sponsoring Thankoffering Sunday services at 8:15, 9:45 and 11:15 a.m., Oct. 16.

For more than 100 years at Lutheran churches across the country, the Women of the ELCA have annually hosted a thankoffering Sunday. Thankoffering contributions show gratitude for God’s blessings and give people an important … Read more

Grief Ministry Offers Hope and Healing Support Group

Grace Lutheran Church invites the community to join a Hope and Healing Support Group. Classes will take place on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. beginning Oct. 4 through Nov. 8. Preregistration is required no later than Tues., Sept. 27. The program is free. For more information and to register, call the church office at 828-693-4890 ex. 304 … Read more