This Week at Grace


Cookie/Bars Conations Needed

We are seeking donations of cookies and Bars for the reception after the memorial for Dorothy Miles.

If you are interested in donating cookies or Bars please contact Molly Hallgrimson.


This Week at Grace

Sun 6/25
10 am—Worship Service
Mon 6/26
8 am—21st Street Side Clean-up
11 am—4 pm—Office Staff on Site
6 pm—Boy Scouts
Tues 6/27
8 am—21st Street Side Clean-up
11:30 am—Coffee with Kristin
11:45 am—Ladies Luncheon
6:30 pm—Property Committee
Wed 6/28
11 am—Library Meeting
1 pm—Sewing/Quilting Group
Thurs 6/29  
9 am—4 pm  Office Staff On Site
11:30 am—Coffee with Kristin
12 pm—Wisdom Seekers on Zoom
6:30 pm—Worship Rehearsal
Sun 7/2
10 am—Worship Service 


New Christ in Our Home Devotional
July – September 2023

Now Available in the Church Office and Church Entry


Historic 50th Anniversary Cookbooks.

Available in the Fireside Room and Church Entry

Free or leave a donation
All Donations will go towards the Ida Fund.


Bottle Drop Bags continue to be available in the church office.

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 2022, 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.  


Ladies Luncheon

Tuesday, June 27, 2023 11:45am
At Gathering Together Farm



We will be at the Albany Pride Day Event.

If you are interested in helping out at the table, please contact Frank Davis.  Any time, for as long as you can.


Registration is now open.

Please go to the link below for more information and to register.


The Wisdom Seekers Book Group will be starting a  new book on Thursday, June 15th   – What is the Bible: How an Ancient Library of Poems, Letters, and Stories Can Transform the Way You Think and Feel About Everything by Rob Bell (who was named by TIME magazine in 2011 as one of  the “100 Most Influential People in the World.”  In the book, Bell reaffirms the Bible’s ability to shape and inspire our lives today. 

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.


Please watch for additional information on upcoming hikes.

Movie Night at Grace Canceled for June 23, 2023

Please watch for more information on possible upcoming movie nights.
 Mark Your Calendars! Float Trips on July 9 and August 13 after worship — stay tuned for details!



If you or a family mmeber, or if you know that a Grace member is in the hospital

Please contact Andrea in the church office.



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.


The Global Book Club has concluded for the 2022-2023 season.

Please watch for more information about the 2023-2024 season.  


If you are interested in a printed copy of the June 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 June 2023 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.



Giving at a Glance
Support the many ministries of Grace Lutheran

Contributions for the Month of May: $32,649;
May Budget: $28,300;
First 4 Weeks Giving: $32,649;
Weekly Budget: $5,660;
(5 weeks in March); 
YTD contributions:  $147,430;  
YTD budget:  $137,540




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