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The Church News for 2 October 2022

The Church News for 2 October 2022 is distributed by the Grace Missionary Church Office.
Have a blessed week ahead.

Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke?

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.

October 2nd

Vera Ennis
Nicole Roberts
Tianna Smith

October 3rd

Michael Leslie
Donelle Martin

October 4th

Novlet Brown
Dahlia Rashford-Hanna (o/s)
Jean Jackson
Matthew McPherson
Kathryn Richards

October 5th

Tianna Hull
Christopher Lewis
Paul Soman

October 6th

Kai Baldie
Kaylee Baldie
Sharon Baldie
Fay Gregory
Darlene & Courtney Graham – Anniversary

October 7th

Judith Grant
Jeremy Johnson
Samantha Strachan
Aneisha Walker (o/s)

October 8th

Maureen Sandra Gordon
Cassandra Russell

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.

Grace Youth Ministries (GYM) Meeting

The Youth Department meets each Friday at 7:30 PM. Please contact Sister Dionne Richards if you wish to join them.

Saturday Activities have resumed!

  • Youth in Praise @ 1:00 PM.
  • Teens in Praise @ 2:30 PM.

So join us in the sanctuary for, Music, Dancing, Drama, Sign Language, Miming & Games.
(Covid containment protocols observed- Wearing of masks, Sanitization). See you there!

Sunday School

In-person Sunday School classes for all age groups take place from 8:00 AM – 8:55 AM. This is immediately before Worship Services.
(However, Covid containment protocols will be observed- Wearing of masks, Sanitization)

Sunday Service

We transmit our Worship Services from the Sanctuary each Sunday at 9:00 AM via ZOOM and live-stream on our YouTube Channel. The Speaker for this Communion 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. You may also email us via our website at In addition, you 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.

Other Announcements

We remember in a special way and pray for God’s divine comfort and strength for the following families:

  • Brother Astley and Sister Cheryl Hall as they grieve the loss of Mrs. Monica Hall, Brother Astley’s mother, who passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022.
  • Elder Paul and Sister Sandra Simpson on the loss of Sister Gloria Rose, Sister Sandra’s mother, who passed on Friday, September 30, 2022.
  • Sister Novlet Brown (overseas) whose father went home to be with the Lord recently.

The funeral Arrangements will be shared when they become available.

The Funeral Service for Mr. Daniel Mason (father and grandfather respectively of Oran and Onando Mason), will take place at the Boulevard Baptist Church on October 14, 2022, at 11:00 AM. Please keep the family in your prayers.

Also, 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

The GMC Women’s Fellowship will host their monthly meeting in ‘face-to-face’ mode on October 8, 2022, starting at 9:00 AM in the Annex. Dr Tina Kong will share with the group on “Preserving Good Mental Health“. Please join us.

Church News 4 September

The MCAJ Women’s Ministry Eastern Area 2 Ingathering Service which was postponed due to inclement weather has been rescheduled to October 30, 2022, at Hampton Green Missionary Church for 4:00 PM. Ladies, we hope you will make every effort to support this Annual event.

Dr. Zoe Simpson is the scheduled speaker.


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.

Church News 11 September
Sick and Shut-In List

Resumption of Church Activities

We continue to observe the following protocols for your safety and comfort when we meet:

  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 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.

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