The Church News for 12 February 2023
The Church News for 12 February 2023 is distributed by the Grace Missionary Church Office.
Have a blessed week ahead.
BIRTHDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES
Below is a list of our members and adherents who will be celebrating birthdays and anniversaries during the coming week. If you are also celebrating your special date during this period and your name is not listed, please visit our “Birthdays / Anniversaries” page to update your information.
Chue-Ping & Clayton Russell – Anniversary
Opal & John Leair – Anniversary
Deborah Williamson (o/s)
Saran & Mark Crawford – Anniversary
Lorraine & Cornel Richards – Anniversary
Kareen & Patrick Dawson – Anniversary
Prayer Meeting and Bible Studies:
On Wednesdays, we meet for our weekly Prayer Meeting session at 7:00 PM on ZOOM. The evening Bible Study starts at 8:00 PM and is shared on ZOOM and YouTube. Our Midday Bible Study group meets on Wednesday at 11:00 AM.
Grace Youth Ministry (GYM) meets each Friday at 7:00 PM in the Sanctuary. Please contact Youth Director, Sister Dionne Richards, if you need more information.
Youth In Praise (YIP) and Teens In Praise (TIP) have also resumed meetings in the Sanctuary on Saturdays at their usual times.
Sunday School Activities
Sunday School classes for all age groups take place from 8:00 AM – 8:55 AM. This is immediately before Worship Services. Covid Containment protocols continue to be observed.
Our Worship Services continue in a face-to-face format from the Sanctuary each Sunday at 9:00 AM. It is shared via ZOOM and live-streamed on our YouTube Channel. Our speaker this Men’s Sunday is Reverend Mark Dawes.
We welcome your feedback regarding our Bible Studies and Sunday Services. Your comments will help us to grow and serve you better. So call or email the office or any of the Elders or Deacons, or email us via our website using our contact page. In addition, you may complete an online survey on our Polls page. We greatly appreciate your feedback.
Membership and Baptism
We ask anyone desirous of Baptism or Membership, please indicate your interest to the Church Office, or speak directly with Reverend Mark Dawes.
GMC Connect Card
The GMC Connect Card is available on our Membership Page and from members of our Team of Ushers. We invite you to complete and submit the card to help us to get to know you better. This will help us to provide the spiritual support you may need from time to time.
We announce with regret, the passing last Sunday of our Brother George Brown. We pray for God’s peace and comfort for his family at this time. Funeral arrangements will be shared when available.
We continue to offer support through our prayers and words of encouragement to those of our members and friends who have recently lost loved ones.
- Elder Linley Reynolds and his family.
- Sister Jennifer Blake.
- Brother John Lawful.
Also, we remember our brethren who are not well or are recuperating, at this time. Let us keep surrounding them with our prayers and words of encouragement:
- Reverend Garnett Roper
- Sister Evadne McLean
- Dr. Carmen Moe, the sister of Elder Donald Blake
- Sister Lucille Alexander (KPH)
Any GMC Church Family member who does not have a Birth Certificate is invited to contact Sister Dawn Ashley, our Social Support Officer, through the Church Office. The Membership Department will be reaching out to the Registrar General’s Department (RGD) to determine the best way of helping our congregants to acquire this most important document.
Please continue to pray for God’s healing touch for our members who are at this time recuperating. Also, please remember to pray for the “Sick and Shut-Ins“, as well as those classified as vulnerable. In addition, remember to stay in touch with each other during our time of isolation and separation.
Resumption of Church Activities
We continue to observe the following protocols for your safety and comfort when we meet:
- Hand Washing and Sanitization.
- Mask Wearing in enclosed spaces (highly recommended, but not mandated).
- Maintaining Physical distance (highly recommended, but not mandated).
- Remaining at home if you are feeling unwell.
Also, please remember to pay very close attention to the periodic updates and advisories issued by the Health Authorities.
Please remember to call and pray with one another. Also, keep safe, practice social distancing, wash hands, and clean surfaces regularly.
In addition, remember to wear your masks, sanitize, and maintain 6 feet physical distance. Also, let us keep in touch and encourage each other, especially during these very challenging times.