Family News, Announcements

The Church News for 4 September 2022

The Church News for 4 September 2022 is distributed by the Grace Missionary Church Office.
Have a blessed week ahead.

If anyone sins and does what is forbidden in any of the LORD’s commands, even though they do not know it, they are guilty and will be held responsible.
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.

September 4th

Violet Reynolds

September 5th

Paeton Martin
Vivien Tucker
Karlia & Rammonn Clarke – Anniversary

September 6th

Brian Beckford
Sonia Beaton-Bogle
Tyla-Marie Harrison
Jayon Young (o/s)

September 7th

Craig Lyncook
Tracey-Ann McKenzie

September 8th

Sonia & Worrick Bogle – Anniversary

September 9th

Anise Clarke (o/s)
Eileen Felix
Jennifer & Headley Chin Young – Anniversary
Sharon & Hervin Willis – Anniversary

September 10th

Chantal Codner-Nash
Shatel Ellis
Sharine Willis

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 resumed meetings on September 2, 2022. Please contact Sister Dionne Richards if you wish to join them.

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 webmaster@gmc-mca.org. 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

The Funeral Service for Brother Carl Nehemiah’s mother is scheduled for September 9, 2022, at 1:00 PM. This will be at the Lititz Moravian Church, her home church. Interment follows at the Church Cemetery.

Also, the Funeral Service for Brother Melbourne Crooks will take place here at Grace Missionary Church on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. Interment follows at Meadowrest Memorial Gardens.

In addition, let us continue to support with our prayers, our church family members who are grieving at this time.

  • Sister Donna Wellington recently lost her father.
  • Oran and Onando (OJ) Mason lost Mr. Daniel Mason (their father and grandfather respectively).

Funeral Arrangements will be shared when they become available.

Do remember our brethren who are not well, or recuperating, at this time. Let us keep surrounding them with our prayers and words of encouragement:

  • Reverend Garnett Roper
  • Sister Yvonne Wright
  • Sister Evadne McLean

September 2022 is Evangelism Thrust- New Life In Christ.  Let us each invite someone to join us in Sunday Service, (in person or via our online platforms) during the month of September. We pray that God will speak through His servants who will deliver the Word and to all who will hear the gospel.

The Virtual Leadership Conference hosted by the Jamaica Theological Seminary takes place September 5 – 8, 2022. All leaders and potential leaders are encouraged to join the online meetings which are free for all. The Zoom links are below:

Monday & Tuesday (Sept 5th and 6th) at 12:00 Noon

Topic: JTS Leadership Conference
Join this Zoom Meeting at
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82836323070?pwd=UHdWODZuTGdpcFFDcTdIbVZ6dW12dz09
Meeting ID: 828 3632 3070
Passcode: 550340

Monday to Thursday (Sept, 5th to 8th) at 5:30 PM


Topic: JTS Leadership Conference
Join this Zoom Meeting at
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82053216989?pwd=cG1YVGRpV0ZZdHJyZTg1NmFmbmtKUT09
Meeting ID: 820 5321 6989
Passcode: 906389

Church News 4 September

The MCAJ Women’s Ministry Eastern Area 2 Ingathering Service will take place at Hampton Green Missionary Church on September 25, 2022, at 4:00 PM. Ladies, we hope you will make every effort to support this Annual event.

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.

Church News 4 September
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.

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

  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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