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The Church News for 19 June 2022

The Church News for 19 June 2022 is distributed by the Grace Missionary Church Office.
Have a blessed week ahead.

I do not set aside the grace of God, for if righteousness could be gained through the law, Christ died for nothing!
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.

June 19th

Winsome Davies (o/s)
Sue Tanya McHorgh
Janet Palmer
Paula Dean Steel
Richelle & Alvord Green – Anniversary (o/s)
Janet & Calvin Roach – Anniversary

June 20th

Mavis Fray

June 21st

Carol Blake
Omar Morrison
Joseph Noelliste (o/s)
Kurdell Palmer
Caithlyn Perue (o/s)
Tricia Shakespeare
Audrey Vassell

June 22nd

Leighton Logan
Angella Morris
Kalia & Richard Dunbar – Anniversary (o/s)
Pauline & Clinton Thompson – Anniversary

June 23rd

Marilyn Beckles (o/s)
Clare Dussard
Luana & Dr. David Corbin – Anniversary

June 24th

Iris Lee
Nathan McPherson
Patrice & Phillip Martin – Anniversary

June 25th

Rachelle Cummings
Sean Francis (o/s)
Gavin Ford (o/s)
Matthew Leigh
Gary Livingstone (o/s)
Patrice Martin

Prayer Meeting and Bible Studies

We meet for our weekly Prayer Meeting session every Wednesday starting at 7:00 PM on ZOOM. This is followed by our Bible Study at 8:00 PM on ZOOM and YouTube. The presenter will be our own Reverend Mark Dawes and his focus continues on “The Eternal Security of The Believer“.

Grace Youth Ministries (GYM) Meeting

The Youth Department meets each Friday at 7:30 PM via ZOOM. So please contact Sister Dionne Richards for the Link and join us.

Sunday School

Welcome back to Sunday School at GMC! In-person Sunday School classes for all age groups resumed on June 5, 2022, from 8:00 – 8:55 AM.
(However, Covid containment protocols will be observed- Wearing of masks, Sanitization)

Prayer, Praise and Testimonies

We have “Prayer, Praise and Testimonies” sessions on the last Sunday of each month @ 7:00 PM via ZOOM. Please join us for a time of fellowship and Spiritual renewal on the platform.

Sunday Service

We transmit our Worship Services from the Sanctuary each Sunday at 9:00 AM via ZOOM and streamed on our YouTube Channel. The Speaker for this Father’s Day is Reverend Mark Dawes.

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 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. You may also email us via our website at webmaster@gmc-mca.org. We greatly appreciate your feedback.

Other Announcements

The funeral service for Mrs. Carmen Joyce Kennedy, mother of Sister Andrea Kennedy, will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 2, 2022, at the Anglican Church of St. John the Evangelist, 7 Mannings Hill Road, Kingston 8. So please remember Sister Kennedy and her family in prayer, at this time.

We are very thankful to God for successful back surgery for our bass guitar player, Brother Cordel Rattray. Please continue to pray for his complete recovery as he recuperates.

Music Month – June 2022

June is Music Month. During this time special focus will be given to worship through the music of different genres. Therefore, each Sunday we expect to have with us speakers and musicians whose God-Given gifts and talents will enrich the worship experience.

Our theme this year is Psalm 150 – ‘Let everything that hath breath, Praise the Lord‘. So let us pray for a rich time of blessing as we honour God with our praise.

The MCAJ invites the participation and support of Grace Missionary Church in the following events.

Date: Online Week of Prayer and Prayer WalkDate: Weekend Crusade
August 21 – 28, 2022August 26-28, 2022

Additional information will be provided as the dates approach. So please continue to pray for the success of these ministry initiatives.

Prayers

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.

Sick and Shut in 15 May 2022
Sick and Shut-In List

Resumption of Church Activities

With the rescinding of the DRMA COVID-19 Containment Measures, plans are being made for a gradual resumption of other ministry activities in ‘face-to-face’ mode’. These will be guided by the Enforcement Measures under the Public Health Act. We will provide additional details as soon as we finalize the arrangements.

Covid-19 Update

The COVID-19 virus containment measures are now governed by the Public Health Act Regulations, effective March 18, 2022. The recommended protocols are:

  1. Hand Washing and Sanitization.
  2. Mask Wearing in enclosed spaces (highly recommended, but not mandated).
  3. Maintaining Physical distance (highly recommended, but not mandated).
  4. 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 relevant authorities relating to COVID 19.

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.

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