A warm welcome to Pastor Elizabeth Retz from Unity Point, for leading our worship service this morning. It is very much appreciated.
Gathering of Men will meet every Monday except holidays at Grace Lutheran from 8:30 to 9:30 pm.
The Annual meeting for Grace Lutheran Church, Tripoli, will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 10:00 am, immediately following the worship service. The meeting will be in the fellowship hall. There will be no Sunday school. All voting members of the church are requested to be present at the annual meeting. This is in accordance with the constitution and bylaws of Grace Lutheran Church, Tripoli. Notice has now been given. There will be a Brunch served immediately following the meeting. In addition to leading and conducting the worship service on Sunday, Jan. 26, the youth will be serving the brunch after the annual meeting. If you could donate a food item for the brunch, it would be appreciated. We plan to serve egg casseroles, rolls/muffins, and milk, juice, and coffee. Please call or text Rachel Page at 319-464-2862 or Andrew Boldt at 319-415-1012 to let them know what you can provide. Thank you in advance for your contributions!
A Open House honoring Esther Oberheu will be held on Sunday, January 26 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm in the Grace Fellowship Hall. Please plan to attend and wish Esther a “Happy Birthday”.
Grace Lutheran Needs You!
The following positions are open on Grace Church Council for 2020:
Parish Education Deacon
Adult Education Deacon
Trust Fund Trustee
Synod Assembly Delegates (need 2)
If you have questions about any of these positions, or if you feel called to one of these roles and would like to volunteer to place your name on the ballot to serve on the church council, please contact one of the members of our nominating committee: Jocelyn Moeller at 319/230-1431 or Bruce Mowatt at 319-404-5437. Voting for new members of the Council will take place at our annual meeting on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020.
Annual Reports are due by January 16, 2020 from officers and or organizations. Please help us to meet our printing deadlines. Thank you. For everyone’s convenience, you may email your report to the office. The address is firstname.lastname@example.org
The Sunday school would appreciate donations of snacks (any kind) and juice. Please leave your donation on the kitchen counter with your name and who it is for. Thanks again—the students really appreciate it.
Donations of food have been given to Grace in the past few months. All donations are appreciated but please leave your name and what the donations are for (Luther League, Wednesday suppers, etc.).