The Church News for 23 October 2022 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.
Janice Allwood (o/s)
Sharon Francis (o/s)
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 Ministry meets each Friday at 7:30 PM. Contact Sister Dionne Richards if you wish to join them.
Also, on Saturdays Youth In Praise meets @ 1:00 PM and Teens in Praise meets @ 2:30 PM. Join us in the sanctuary for, Music, Dancing, Drama, Sign Language, Miming, and Games.
(Covid containment protocols observed- Wearing of masks, Sanitization). See you there!
In-person 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 will also be observed- Wearing of masks, Sanitization)
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 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 remember in a special way and pray for God’s divine comfort and strength for the following families:
- The Funeral Service for Mrs. Monica Hall, mother of Brother Astley Hall, is scheduled for 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 29, 2022, at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church in Claremont, St. Ann.
- The Funeral Service for Sister Gloria Rose, mother of Sister Sandra Simpson, is scheduled for 10:00 AM on Saturday, October 29, 2022, at Emmanuel Missionary Church in Mandeville, Manchester.
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
- Sister Angela Rose Lee
Plans are being made for the resumption of GMC’s 11:00 AM Wednesday Mid-Day Bible Study on November 2, 2022, in ‘face-to-face’ mode. As with all such activities, Covid containment protocols will be observed. (Wearing of masks, Sanitization, etc.)
The MCAJ Women’s Ministry Eastern Area 2 Ingathering
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.
The National Missionary Youth Ministries (NMYM) presents CAMP OUT at the Kendal Camp and Conference Centre – Cost $8,000.00 (limited space available):
- October 21-23 for ages 18-33 years
- November 25-27 for ages 14-17 years
Registration Link – https://spurropen.com/NMYMweekendcamp.
Please contact #876-344-3420 or nmymmca on Instagram, for more information.
Also, NMYM will observe November 2022 as Youth Month around the theme: Re-engage, Revive, Rebuild. Information on activities being organized by Grace Youth Ministry (GYM) will be shared as it becomes available.
The Eltham Missionary Church has extended an invitation for our support at their Annual Harvest & Thanksgiving Service to be held on November 13, 2022, starting at 4:30 PM.
Also, The Mamby Park Baptist Church Health & Wellness Ministry will host a virtual presentation, Eating For Life, on Sunday, October 30, 2022, (6:00 PM – 8:00 PM). The presenter will be Mrs. Patricia Fletcher, Nutritionist, and Corporate Wellness and Lifestyle Consultant. All are invited to join. The Zoom ID is 611 138 3180.
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.