This Week at Grace


Blessing of the Animals
October 2, 2022

Bring your pet or a picture to have blessed following worship.  

All Animals must be under the control of the owner or in a carrier.


Salmon Bake
Sunday, October 2, 2022 at 12:30pm

At Willamette Park Rotary Shelter

All Are Welcome,

donations accepted


This Week at Grace

Sun 10/2
Blessing of the Animals
10 am—In Person and Live Stream Worship
12:30 pm—Salmon Bake at Willamette Park
Mon 10/3
11 am-4pm— Office Staff On Site
Tue 10/4
1 pm—Global Book Club
7 pm—Worship and Music Committee-Zoom
Wed 10/5
1 12 pm— Library Work Party
Thurs 10/6
9am-4pm—Office Staff on Site
11:30 am-1pm—Coffee Hours with Kristin
12 pm—Wisdom seekers via zoom
3 pm—Conversation in Spanish
6 pm—Boy Scouts in Ronnenkamp Hall
6:30 pm—Music Rehearsal
Sun 10/9
10 am—
Worship In Person or Live Stream 



Adult Bible Study 

Will return in person on September 18 following worship in teh Library.

Bible Study will not take place October 2 or 9.

Contact Frank and Sue Davis for more information


Global Book Club will return on the First Tuesday of September int eh Fireside Room.

Next Meeting:
October 4 –  The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story

The Complete 2022-2023 Book List:



New Christ in Our Home Devotional
October – December 2022

Now Available in the Church Office and Church Entry


Ladies Luncheon

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 11:45am
at Queens Chop Stick

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 11:45am
at Vinewood Taphouse – Philomath


Out-and-About Office Hours 
Kristin will be available for “office hours”  on Thursdays from 11:30am-1pm. Contact Kristin to set up a location or drop by Luther House.


All Saints Day
November 6, 2022

All Saints Day is approaching.

Please contact Andrea int he church office to add your Saint.

Current Saints list as of Septmeber 22, 2022.


Monday, October 31, 2022
From 4pm – 6pm         Set up will Start at 3pm


Community Disaster Preparedness Seminar
Saturday, November 5 at 9am

Friends of Grace Discussion
Sunday, November 13 following worship

Contact Andrea int eh office for more information


Seasonal Choir Practice
Starts Thursday,
October 13 at 5:30pm

Contact Bryson for more information


College Student Care Packages
The GYM team will be assembling midterm care packages for our college students, and we need your help! Please consider donating snacks, gift cards, or small pieces of decoration–postcards and stickers are great, and so are command strips and glue dots! We have 20-22 college students we are connected with. Additionally, if you can stay after worship on October 23 to help assemble boxes, that would be greatly appreciated! 
Sponsors of college students–feel free to include a special note or gift for your student!


OSU Football Parking Fundraiser for Luther House
Luther House will be using the Parking Lot at Grace for their annual fundraiser for OSU Football Home Games.  Parking Lot opens 3 Hours before the game starts
Home games occur on:

October 15          October 22
November 12          November 26


Wisdom Seekers

New Book Starts September 8, 2022

Wisdom Seekers meets Thursdays at 12pm via zoom.

The book will be The Rapture Exposed: The Message of Hope in the Book of Revelation by Barbara R. Rossing

For more information please contact Mark Klopsch at


If you are interested in a printed copy of the October 2022 issues of Grace Gatherings please contact the church office to have a copy mailed to you.  Printed copies of Grace Gatherings, The Foundation Newsletter, and the All Saints list are now available in the church entry.  Additional copies of the bulletin insert for the week are also available in the church entry.

Link to the October 2022 Grace Gatherings:

Deadline for Grace Gathering Articles is now the 15th of each month.  In order to ensure your articles get into the current issue, please get all articles to Andrea in the church office on time.


If you need a book from the Grace Lutheran Church Library, we will get it to you!!  Have you checked out the new online catalog yet? Try
Or go to the Grace website, under Resources, click on Grace Library. Click on any book, then the button that says Ask About Becoming a Library Patron. Enter your name and email and/or phone and we will contact you.



Thank you to everybody who has been returning the blue bottle drop bags.

Grace Lutheran Church continues to have blue bottle drop bags available for church members.  All donations made through these special blue bottle drop bags and label will go directly towards the Ida Fund that assists with community members in need.  Grace continues to hand out sack lunches on Monday and Thursdays.  Emergency assistance for Gas, utility bills, and other needs continues to be available on Thursdays.

In 2021, Grace Lutheran Church has been able to raise over$1,000 towards the Ida fund that helps community members with emergency assistance such as gas vouchers, paying a bill, or other assistance.  


Giving at a Glance
Support the many ministries of Grace Lutheran

Contributions as of
September 23, 2022
Contributions for the Month of September: $13,014;
September Budget: $21,200;
First 3 Weeks Giving: $13,014;
Weekly Budget: $5,300
(4 weeks in September); 
YTD contributions:  $217,845;  
YTD budget:  $230,600 




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Grace Lutheran Church worship services are being aired on Xfinity Cable channel 29 on Sunday’s at 10 am.  Services will air the previous weeks service.  

Spread the word for people who can not access the worship services online.