This Week at Grace



Thank You Kristin Young, Youth and Family Minister


Between Sunday Worship and the Annual Meeting, there will be a Thank You Celebration for Kristin Young 

Please Join us in saying Thank you for all of her hard work at Grace and Luther House.




Mark Your Calendars:

Grace Lutheran Church’s 2024 Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, January 28 following Worship.

This will be in-person only.


2023 Annual Report Now Available

Please find the link to the 2023 Annual Report below.  Printed copies can be found in the Church Narthex.



This Week at Grace

Sun 1/28
10 am—Worship Service
Following Worship—Celebration for Kristin
12:30 pm—Annual Meeting in Ronnenkamp Hall
Mon 1/29
9 am—4 pm—Office Staff On Site
6 pm—Boy Scouts
Tue 1/23

11:30 am—1 pm—Coffee Hour with Kristin
Wed 1/31
5:30 pm—Food and Fellowship with Pr. Remy
Thurs 2/1
9 am  – 4 pm—Office Staff on Site
11:30 am—1pm—Coffee Hour with Kristin
12 pm—Wisdom Seekers
3 pm—Conversation in Spanish
5:30 pm—Choir Practice
6 pm—Boy Scouts
6:30 pm—Worship Rehearsal
Sat 2/3
Piano Event

Sun 2/4
10 am—Worship Service
Following Worship – First Sunday of the Month Post Luck 


Date Extended
Year End Giving Statements are in the Church Entry

Please pick up your Year End Giving Statement on Sunday, January 28, 2024.

We will mail out statements on Monday, January 22, 2024


First Sunday of the Month Pot Luck
February 4, 2024
following Worship
Bring your favorite dish and join us for fellowship and fun games for all.


Oregon Bottle Drop Bags
Available in the Church Entry

Blue Bags can now be found in the church entry on the table in the corner.

All funds raised go towards helping our Community Members in need.


Join us for Food and Fellowship
as we get to know Pr. Remy
Space is limited at each location, please contact Kendra W. for availability at each location and to RSVP

January 31 at 5:30pm
The Wernz’s


Ladies Luncheon

January 23
El Sol de Mexico on 9th Street



New Book Starting January 18

The Wisdom Seekers Book Group will be starting a new book on Thursday, January 18th – The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride.  An NPR review states, “As he’s done throughout his spectacular writing career, McBride looks squarely at savage truths about race and prejudice, but he also insists on humor and hope.”
Meetings are at noon every Thursday via Zoom, covering about 30 pages each week. 
Please join us for some fun discussions!  If you would like to do so, please contact Mark Klopsch at
so that he can add you to the Zoom invitation.


Rendezvous walk at Starker Arts Park

Sat. February 10 at 10 am –
Meet in the Parking Lot


Meetings are the first Tuesday of Each Month
1 pm in the Fireside Room
Complete 2023/2024 book list
Upcoming Books for 2023
February 6
Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WeDunn.

March 5
Hannah’s War by Jan Eliasberg



Conversation in Spanish Returns
s at 3pm
Do you already know Spanish and want to grow in your ability to Speak Spanish.

The purpose of the Conversation Group is to allow individuals who already speak some Spanish an opportunity to  continue growing in their ability to become more fluent in the language.  It is not a class to teach Spanish.  Group meetings are held once a week for one hour at Grace Lutheran Church. For more information contact, in English, Juan Guzman at


New Christ in Our Home Devotional
January – March 2024

Now Available in the Church Office and Church Entry




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


If you are interested in a printed copy of the December 2023 issue of Grace Gatherings, please contact the church office to have one mailed to you.  Printed copies of Grace Gatherings and The Foundation Newsletter are available in the church entry.  

Link to the January 2024 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,



Giving at a Glance
Support the many ministries of Grace Lutheran

Contributions as of December 19, 2023
Contributions for the Month of December:   $17,914;
December Budget: $35,800;
First 3 Weeks Giving: $17,914
Weekly Budget: $8,960;
(4 weeks in December); 
YTD contributions:  $276,248;  
YTD budget:  $298,950