Help Wanted: Nursery School Teacher – Grace Lutheran in Broomall has an opening for a teacher with nursery school experience.  An early childhood degree is a plus.  Our school runs September through May with the usual breaks for holidays.  The hours are 8:45 AM to 12 noon Monday through Friday.  This is a salaried position.  Please send resume to:  Grace Lutheran Church, 2191 West Chester Pike, Broomall, PA  19008.

Sunday, July 1, – August 5, 2018 – We will be collecting school supplies in conjunction with Thrivent Financial from July 1st through August 5th for local school children in need of a little help to start the school year. See attached list of items needed to fill backpacks. Thrivent will provide the backpacks.

Sunday, July 8th – We will be dedicating our new organ console during Music Sunday on July 8 with special music. John Ervin has arranged for us to have a soloist come to sing for us. Christian Waugh, baritone, enjoys an active career on the opera, concert, and recital stages. John has coordinated with Mr. Waugh to give us a very special Music Sunday for the dedication of our new organ console.  Please come and join us.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 – We will be feeding the hungry. If you are available please help with preparation in the church kitchen around 9:30 a.m. and/or help with serving around 6:15 p.m.

Sunday, July 29th – Pastor Richard will be on vacation Friday, July 27th through Saturday, August 4th. The Rev. David Anderson will be here on Sunday, July 29th. He will also be available should anyone need emergency pastoral care during Pastor Richard’s absence.

Sunday, August 26th – Pastor Richard will be on vacation Monday, August 20th through Monday, August 27th. The Rev. Arden Krych will be here on Sunday, August 26th. He will also be available should anyone need emergency pastoral care during Pastor Richard’s absence.

Planning Ahead

Sunday, September 9, 2018 – God Work Our Hand Sunday. Please join us at 9:00a.m. for Rally Day as we start our Adult Forum for the fall season. We will be collecting items to fill small goodie bags for the children at Martin Luther Silver Springs School. This will take place during Adult Forum on Rally Day, September 9th. We will need sandwich and/or snack size baggies, small snack packages of pretzels, fruit snacks, animal crackers, crackers, small note books, small crayon packs, card games, stickers, etc. Try to avoid items/toys with strings longer than a few inches and small parts or sharp items

Sunday, September 9, 2018 – Council Meeting will take place in the downstairs meeting room immediately following the worship service. Please plan to attend.

Monday, September 10, 2018 – The Nursery School will have their Parent Teacher meeting at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 – Nursery School will begin at 9:00 a.m.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 – We will be feeding the hungry. If you are available please help with preparation in the church kitchen around 9:30 a.m. and/or help with serving by meeting at the church around 6:15 p.m.

Also, on Wednesday, September 12 Bible Study will resume at 11:30 in the meeting room downstairs. We will be studying the Gospel of John. Please feel free to bring a friend.

Grace Lutheran Church’s Annual Bazaar

Saturday, October 13, 2018 – Thank you to Trisha Young for agreeing to head our Annual Church Bazaar again this year. It will start at 9:00a.m and go to 2:00p.m.! As we did last year we will be selling tables for individuals to sell their attic treasures, or hand crafted items. Everything will be outside this year across the front of the church and then down Mather Avenue side of the church rain or shine.

If you have attic treasures you would like to donate we will have a table of items to be sold and all proceeds will go to the church. Please have all your clean and in good condition items in by September 30th. They can be left on the stage in the undercroft of the church.

Grace congregation will be selling homemade soups in quart containers and homemade baked goods as in the past as well as mum plants.

There will be a signup sheet to let us know if you will make soup and/or baked goods. You will also be able to sign up to help before, during and after the bazaar.

Prices for renting space is as follows:

• If you bring your own table & chair the cost to rent space will be $25.

• If you rent a table & chair from the church your cost will be $35.

Please call the church office at 610-356-1824 and leave a message to reserve your spot.

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