Rummage sale this Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015

Grace Lutheran Church West Springfield will hold its next rummage sale this Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, from 10-2.  Donations will be accepted at Grace on Monday, Oct. 20, through Thursday, Oct. 23, between 9-noon and on Friday, October 24 from 1-5 PM. Call Martha at 568-8033 to arrange a pick up.

Remember help is always needed for the sale, both for set up on Friday afternoon, and for clean up starting at 2:00 on Saturday.

This Week at Grace, Sunday, January 25, 2015

Sunday, January 25, 2015, Third Sunday after Epiphany
1st Reading: Jonah 3:1-5,10, Psalm: Psalm 62:5-12
2nd Reading: 1 Corinthians 7:29-31 Gospel: Mark 1:14-20
8:45 am – Choir Rehearsal in Fellowship Hall
8:45 am – Confirmands meet with Pastor
9:30 am – Worship Service, Sunday School
Noon-3:00 pm – House of Prayer Worship Service
6:00-8:00 pm – AA Meeting

Monday, January 26, 2015
6:00-8:00 pm – AA Meeting

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
9:00-10:00 am – Bible Study
10:00am-Noon – Needlers
6:00-7:30 pm – Lectionary Bible Study

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
9:00-12:00-Thom Westfield Infant-Toddler Services
6:00 pm – Worship Service
7:15-9:00 pm – House of Prayer Worship Service

Thursday, January 29, 2015
9:00-12:00 – Thom Westfield Infant-Toddler Services

Saturday, January 31, 2015
8:00-9:00 pm – Al-Anon

Sunday, February 1, 2015 Fourth Sunday after Epiphany
1st Reading: Deuteronomy 18:15-20 Psalm: Psalm 111
2nd Reading: 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 Gospel: Mark 1:21-28
8:45 am – Choir Rehearsal in Fellowship Hall
8:45 am – Confirmands meet with Pastor
9:30 am – Children’s Service
Noon-3:00 pm – House of Prayer Worship Service
6:00-8:00 pm – AA Meeting

AED defibrillator training Nov. 2

Following the recent purchase of an automated external defibrillator (AED) at Grace Lutheran Church West Springfield, several members have expressed interest in learning how to use the device in the event of an unexpected emergency situation.

To that end, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. ET (immediately following the 9:30 a.m. worship service), the West Springfield Fire Department will hold a class for anyone interested in AED training. Members of Grace as well as the general public who would like to learn how to use an AED are welcome to attend.

This Week at Grace, October 26, 2014

Sunday, October 26, 2014, Reformation Sunday
Readings for Sunday, October 26, 2014
1st Reading:  John 8:31-36    Psalm: 46
2nd Reading: Romans 3:19-28     Gospel: Matthew 22:15-22
8:45 am – Choir Rehearsal in Fellowship Hall
8:45 am – Confirmands meet with Pastor
9:30 am – Worship Service, Sunday school
Noon-3:00 pm – House of Prayer Worship Service
6:00-8:00 pm – AA Meeting

Monday, October 27, 2014
6:00-8:00 pm – AA Meeting

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
9:00-10:00 am – Bible Study
10:00am-Noon – Needlers
6:00-7:30 pm – Lectionary Bible Study

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
9:00-12:00 – Thom Westfield Infant-Toddler Services
6:00 pm – Worship Service
7:15-9:00 pm – House of Prayer Worship Service

Thursday, October 30, 2014
9:00-12:00 – Thom Westfield Infant-Toddler Services

Saturday, November 1, 2014
8:00-9:00 pm – Al-Anon

Sunday, November 2, 2014, All Saints Sunday
1st Reading:   Revelation 7:9-17     Psalm: 34:1-10,22
2nd Reading:  1 John 3:1-3      Gospel:  Matthew 5:1-12
8:45 am – Choir Rehearsal in Fellowship Hall
8:45 am – Confirmands meet with Pastor
9:30 am – Worship Service, Sunday school
Noon-3:00 pm – House of Prayer Worship Service
6:00-8:00 pm – AA Meeting

A Message from the 5th and 6th Grade Sunday School Students

This Sunday is your last chance to join us in supporting the Salvation Army’s Coats for Kids Program. Bring in a new or gently used kids winter coat this Sunday, Oct. 26, to support our coat drive!

Fall rummage sale this Saturday, Oct. 25

The fall rummage sale will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, from 10-2.  Donations will be accepted at Grace on Monday, Oct. 20 through Thursday, Oct. 23 between 9-noon and on Friday, October 24 from 1-5 PM. Call Martha at 568-8033 to arrange a pick up.  Remember help is always needed for the sale, both for set up on Friday afternoon, and for clean up starting at 2:00 on Saturday.

This Week at Grace, March 16, 2014

Sunday, March 16, 2014, Second Sunday in Lent
Readings for Sunday, March 16, 2014
1
st Lesson:Genesis 12:1-4a       Psalm:  121
2nd Lesson:Romans 4:1-5, 13-17   Gospel: John 3:1-17
8:45 am – Choir Rehearsal in Fellowship Hall
9:30 am – Worship Service, Sunday School
Noon-3:00 pm – House of Prayer Worship Service
6:00-8:00 pm – AA Meeting

Monday, March 17, 2014
6:00-8:00 pm – AA Meeting

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
9:00-10:00 am – Bible Study
10:00am-Noon – Needlers
6:00-7:30 pm – New Bible Study Series

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
9:00-12:00 – Thom Westfield Infant-Toddler Services
6:00 pm – Worship Service followed by Lenten Supper and Video Series
7:15-9:00 pm – House of Prayer Worship Service

Thursday, March 20, 2014
9:00-12:00 – Thom Westfield Infant-Toddler Services

Saturday, March 22, 2014
8:00-9:00 pm – Al-Anon

Sunday, March 23, 2014, Third Sunday in Lent
Readings for Sunday, March 23, 2014
1st Lesson:Exodus 17:1-7       Psalm 95
2nd Lesson:  Romans 5:1-11  Gospel: John 4:5-42
8:45 am – Choir Rehearsal in Fellowship Hall
9:30 am – Worship Service, Sunday School
Noon-3:00 pm – House of Prayer Worship Service
6:00-8:00 pm – AA Meeting

Mission Endowment Fund 2014 recipients announced

It is with great joy that Grace Lutheran Church West Springfield announces its 2014 Mission Endowment Fund special donation recipients.

Created in 2010 by the congregation of Grace, each year a disbursement from the fund is awarded among local, regional and national/international charities as part of Grace’s ongoing effort to live out its mission statement, “Faith in Action.”

This year’s recipients are: Continue reading

This Week at Grace, March 2, 2014

Sunday, March 2, 2014, Transfiguration of Our Lord
Readings for Sunday, March 2, 2014
1
st Lesson:Exodus 24:12-18         Psalm 2        
2nd Lesson:2 Peter 1:16-21      Gospel: Matthew 17:1-9
8:30-9:15 am – Confirmands meet with Pastor
8:45 am – Choir Rehearsal in Fellowship Hall
9:30 am – Worship Service, Sunday School
Council Meeting immediately following worship service
Noon-3:00 pm – House of Prayer Worship Service
6:00-8:00 pm – AA Meeting

Monday, March 3, 2014
6:00-8:00 pm – AA Meeting

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
9:00-10:00 am – Bible Study
10:00-Noon – Needlers
6:00-7:30 pm – New Bible Study Series

Wednesday, March 5, 2014, ASH WEDNESDAY
9:00-12:00 – Thom Westfield Infant-Toddler Services
Noon – Service followed by Luncheon
6:00 pm – Service with Holy Communion
7:15-9:00 pm – House of Prayer Worship Service

Thursday, March 6, 2014
9:00-12:00 – Thom Westfield Infant-Toddler Services

Saturday, March 8, 2014
8:00-9:00 pm – Al-Anon

Sunday, March 9, 2014, First Sunday in Lent
Readings for Sunday, March 9, 2014    
1
st Lesson:Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7   Psalm:  32    
2nd Lesson:Romans 5:12-19  Gospel: Matthew 4:1-11
8:30-9:15 am – Confirmands meet with Pastor
8:45 am – Choir Rehearsal in Fellowship Hall
9:30 am – Worship Service, Sunday School
Noon-3:00 pm – House of Prayer Worship Service
6:00-8:00 pm – AA Meeting

Children of Grace support God’s Global Barnyard

Grace Lutheran Church West Springfield is pleased to announce that its Sunday school children have received “barn” coin boxes that they assembled to take home.
Your donations support God’s Global Barnyard, the animal projects of ELCA world hunger. All of the animals in God’s Global Barnyard help families in need. The barns will be turned in on Sunday, December 23, the day of the Christmas pageant. Continue reading