Holiday Blood Drive on Dec. 7

On Thursday, Dec. 7 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church will host the Annual Holiday Blood Drive to support all hospitals in this five-county area including Henderson, Transylvania and Buncombe Counties. The drive is being managed by The Blood Connection (TBC) which was founded in 1979 and is the largest independently managed, nonprofit community blood center … Read more

Celebrate Christmas at Grace

Christmas Eve services at Grace Lutheran Church will be held at 10 a.m., 7 and 9 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 24.

The 10 a.m. bilingual (Spanish & English) service will be oriented to children and families. The Family Christmas Eve Service beautifully blends the nativity story from the Books of Matthew and Luke with numerous familiar Christmas carols led … Read more

World Relief Fair Trade Christmas Gift Market, Nov. 19

Open to everyone in the community who would like to help stamp out poverty in the world while at the same time doing some early Christmas giftshopping, Grace Lutheran Church will hold its annual Lutheran World Relief Fair Trade Gift Market 9 a.m.-Noon, Sunday, Nov. 19. Visitors will find a great selection of unique gift items handcrafted by low-income artisans … Read more

“Faithful: Christmas through the Eyes of Joseph” Adult Study Class

On the evenings of Nov. 8, 15 and 29, Grace Lutheran Church will offer a three-week DVD discussion-based adult class titled “Faithful: Christmas through the Eyes of Joseph,” 5:45-7 p.m. This free class is open to all adults in the community with no book or preregistration required. Those who would like to attend the Wednesday dinner from 4:45 … Read more

Grace Recognizes Prayer Shawl Ministry on Nov. 12

A special blessing of Prayer Shawls is scheduled for morning worship services (8:15 and 11:15 a.m.) at Grace Lutheran Church Sunday, Nov. 12, to recognize those who make them as well as the more than ten years the ministry has been active.

Since the program began at Grace in 2004 by Skip Andersen, some 50 crafters have knitted and … Read more

Day of the Dead Latin American Cultural Celebration at Grace, Nov. 1

The community is invited to join members of Grace Lutheran Church for a Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration at 5:45 p.m., Wed., Nov. 1. Dia de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday celebrated by people of Mexican ancestry living in other places, especially the United States. It is acknowledged internationally in many other cultures. The … Read more