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Weekly Bulletin for Sunday, July 14

Critical Issues Commentary Copies of Bob DeWaay’s article entitled, True and False Unity (Issue 88) is available at the Information table. He will be referring to this in today’s sermon.

Women’s Prayer will meet from 10:15-11:30am this Sat., Jul. 20 at the Edina Library (Conference Room). If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Womens' Prayer to be notified of any schedule changes that might occur. Thank you to all of the women who so faithfully pray for our church family!

Wednesdays Nights in the Word Dana Burkinshaw will teach the Bible Survey series from 7-8pm on the following nights in July. Class is held in the lower level of the church building.
July 17 Psalms
July 24 Psalms

Baptism will be held (confirmed) on Sun., Aug. 11 immediately following the worship service. There is still opportunity for anyone wishing to be baptized to participate. Please see Pastor Eric or contact the office as soon as possible to discuss your interest. Also, all congregants are invited to attend this joyous occasion! The baptism will begin at approx. 1:00pm at Lake Johanna on the campus of the University of Northwestern, 3003 Snelling Ave. N., Roseville. Maps and directions will be provided at the Information table that morning.

Call to Worship readers are needed for August. Anyone with a desire to read a brief section of Scripture that focuses upon praise and worship may participate! Please sign up at the Information table or contact Christy in the office for available dates. 

Weekly Bulletin for Sunday, June 23

Gospel of Grace Kids will be held this week with Bible teaching from the Answers in Genesis curriculum! Children ages 3-9 may go to the GGF Kids classroom in the lower level at the end of the offering.

Wednesdays Nights in the Word Dana Burkinshaw will teach on
2 Chronicles from 7-8pm, Wed., Jun. 26 and will continue the Bible Survey series on July 10, 17 and 24.

Call to Worship has been a part of Gospel of Grace Fellowship’s worship tradition from the very beginning of our church. It is a special moment when one of our congregants reads Scripture to set our hearts and minds upon thanking and praising the Lord directly from His word. If you would like to participate, please sign up for a date at the Information table, or contact Christy in the office. Guidelines are available for you to select your own reading or a reading can be provided for you.

Baptism If you have not been baptized as a believer and would like to learn more about taking this important step of faith, please contact Pastor Eric to discuss. An article entitled, “Baptism: Sign of the New Covenant and a Means of Grace” is also available at the Information table for anyone interested in a biblical viewpoint of baptism. We have set a tentative date of Sun., Aug. 11 after our church service in Roseville.

Weekly Bulletin for Sunday, June 16

Gospel of Grace Kids begins again this week with Bible teaching from the Answers in Genesis curriculum! Children ages 3-9 may go to the GGF Kids classroom in the lower level at the end of the offering.

Wednesdays Nights in the Word will continue to be held during the summer from 7-8pm. Dana Burkinshaw will teach the following classes in the Bible Survey series:
Jun. 19 - 1 Chronicles
Jun. 26 - 2 Chronicles

Women’s Prayer will meet this Sat., Jun. 22 from 10:15-11:30am at the Edina Library (Conference Room). If you plan to attend, please send an email to Women's Prayer to be notified of any schedule changes that might occur.

Call to Worship has been a part of Gospel of Grace Fellowship’s worship tradition from the very beginning of our church. It is a special moment when one of our congregants reads Scripture to set our hearts and minds upon thanking and praising the Lord directly from His word. If you would like to participate, please sign up for a date at the Information table, or contact Christy in the office. Guidelines are available for you to select your own reading or a reading can be provided for you.

Baptism If you have not been baptized as a believer and would like to learn more about taking this important step of faith, please contact Pastor Eric to discuss. An article entitled, “Baptism: Sign of the New Covenant and a Means of Grace” is also available at the Information table for anyone interested in a biblical viewpoint of baptism. We have set a tentative date of Sun., Aug. 11 after our church service at Lake Johanna in Roseville.

Weekly Bulletin for Sunday, June 9

Baptism If you have not been baptized as a believer and would like to learn more about taking this important step of faith, please contact Pastor Eric. An article by Pastor Eric entitled, “Baptism: Sign of the New Covenant and a Means of Grace” is also available at the Information table for anyone interested in a biblical viewpoint of baptism. If you are considering baptism, please contact the office or Pastor Eric this week so we are able to confirm scheduling.

Wednesdays Nights in the Word will continue to be held during the summer. Dana Burkinshaw will teach the following classes in the Bible Survey series:
June 12 - Book of Esther
Jun. 19 - 1 Chronicles
Jun. 26 - 2 Chronicles

Women’s Prayer will be meeting from 10:15-11:30am Sat., Jun. 22 at the Edina Library (Conference Room). If you plan to attend, please contact Women's Prayer here to be notified of any schedule changes that might occur. Thank you to all of the women who pray so faithfully for our church family!

The Tabernacle Experience exhibit is a full-scale replica of the original tabernacle from the time of Moses and will be at Wooddale’s Eden Prairie campus through Jun. 9. Cost is $6 per person (family max. of $20. You can learn more on Wooddale’s website (Wooddale.org)

Pro-Life Ministry Donations towards Amnion’s Walk for Life event goal of $42,000 may be made at amnionpc.org/friends through this Fri., Jun. 14. They also welcome year-round donations to support their ministry which provides both biblical and health assistance to women and men who otherwise might choose abortion.

Weekly Bulletin for Sunday, May 19

Fellowship Lunch will be held following the worship service next Sun., May 26. All are invited to stay and enjoy!


Pro-Life Ministry Amnion Crisis Pregnancy Center's annual Walk for Life is scheduled for the morning of Sat., Jun. 1 at 9:30 am. Walkers raise donations to support Amnion, which exists to offer the hope of Jesus Christ to those impacted by an unplanned pregnancy. If you do not want to join the walk, you may still participate as a sponsor of our Gospel of Grace Fellowship walkersplease stop at the Ministry table in back to pledge your support or sign up to be a walker. You may also register or donate online at https://www.amnionpc.org/friends/


Wednesdays Nights in the Word Dana Burkinshaw will teach from the Book of Ruth this Wed., May 22 from 7-8pm. Classes will be held this summer as well (next month’s classes on June 12, 19 and 26.)


Corporate Prayer will continue through the summer months this year! It is held on the first Wed. from 7-8pm.


Active Member Verification Church members, please visit the Information table during May to initial the membership list and acknowledge your regular attendance. (Our bylaws require this active member verification twice per year.) For those who are interested in joining GGF as a member, applications are also available at the Information table.


Women's Bible Study is held on Thursdays from 1-3pm in Bloomington. If you are interested, please sign up at the Information table and you will be contacted with the specifics.


Baptism If you have not been baptized as a believer and would like to learn more about taking this important step of faith, please contact Pastor Eric. An article by Pastor Eric entitled, “Baptism: Sign of the New Covenant and a Means of Grace” is also available at the Information table for anyone interested in a biblical viewpoint of baptism. (Date in Aug. and location for the baptism will be provided when available.)

Weekly Bulletin for Sunday, May 12

Pro-Life Ministry Amnion Crisis Pregnancy Center's annual Walk for Life is scheduled for the morning of Sat., Jun. 1 at 9:30 am. Walkers raise donations to support Amnion, which exists to offer the hope of Jesus Christ to those impacted by an unplanned pregnancy. If you do not want to join the walk, you may still participate as a sponsor of our Gospel of Grace Fellowship walkers¾please stop at the Ministry table in back to pledge your support or sign up to be a walker.  You may also register or donate online at https://www.amnionpc.org/friends/

Wednesdays Nights in the Word Dana Burkinshaw continues teaching a survey of the books of the Bible on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 7-8pm.
              May 15  Deuteronomy
              May 22  Ruth

Active Member Verification Church members, please visit the Information table during May to initial the membership list and acknowledge your regular attendance. (Our bylaws require this active member verification twice per year.) For those who are interested in joining GGF as a member, applications are also available at the Information table.

Women's Bible Study is held on Thursdays from 1-3pm in Bloomington. If you are interested, please sign up at the Information table and you will be contacted with the specifics.

CDs/DVDs of sermons and other classes are available by request at the Media table. If you would like a CD or DVD please sign up and your copy will be available the following week. Gospel of Grace Fellowship Sermons and Bible Studies are also recorded and posted each week on our website: GGF.church.

Baptism If you have not been baptized as a believer and would like to learn more about taking this important step of faith, please contact Pastor Eric.  An article by Pastor Eric entitled, “Baptism: Sign of the New Covenant and a Means of Grace” is also available at the Information table for anyone interested in a biblical viewpoint of baptism.  (Date in Aug. and location for the baptism will be provided when available.)

Weekly Bulletin for Sunday, April 21

Church Bowling event will be held next Sat. Apr. 27 from 1:30-3:30pm at Flaherty’s Bowl in Arden Hills. Today is the final day to sign up to bowl (no cost) so that the correct number of lanes can be reserved. Non-bowlers are welcome to come for socializing, but do not need to sign up. Be sure to take a detailed flyer today as well or find the information on our website calendar.

Elder Affirmation Vote to re-affirm Pastor Eric as elder/pastor will be held immediately following the worship service on Sun., May 5. All Active Members of GGF are requested to be in attendance if possible to reach a quorum.

Women's Bible Study begins a new study in May and will be held on Thursdays from 1-3pm in Bloomington. If you are interested, please sign up at the Information table and you will be contacted with the specifics.

Fellowship Lunch will be held after our service next Sunday. All are invited to stay for a delicious lunch and fellowship.

Wednesdays Nights in the Word Dana Burkinshaw continues teaching a survey of the books of the Bible on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 7-8pm in the lower level. Coming up:
              April 24  Ezra

Corporate Prayer will be held on Wed., May 1 from 7-8pm in the lower level classroom.

Security Team is looking for volunteers to be trained on our safety and security procedures and to assist with protection of our church body during services if needed. Please consider helping! To learn more, contact Tim Palmquist.

Pro-Life Ministry Mark your calendars for Amnion’s annual Walk for Life, Sat., June 1 at 9:30am in Burnsville. Additional information will be available in the coming weeks.

GGF Kids will not be held today but will begin with classes again in May! Praise God for those who are serving as teachers in this ministry.

 

Weekly Bulletin for Sunday, April 14

Good Friday service will be held this Fri., April 19 from 7-8pm in the sanctuary. The evening will focus upon Scriptures and songs reminding us of “Our Day of Atonement.” This is also a wonderful service to invite friends and family to hear the message of salvation found by faith in Jesus Christ and His atoning work on the cross. We will only be using the upper front doors to enter the building for this service. (Please do not enter through the lower level as Sar Shalom will be doing a Passover Seder in the fellowship hall.) Thank you!

Resurrection Sunday service next Sun., Apr. 26 will be held at our normal time and there will also be Sunday School at 9am. The sermon will focus upon the historical reality of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Please consider bringing family and friends who need to hear the Gospel message of salvation and eternal life. He is risen!

Church Bowling event will be held next Sat. Apr. 27 from 1:30-3:30pm at Flaherty’s Bowl in Arden Hills. Sign up by next Sun., Apr. 21 to bowl (bowling and shoe rental are provided at no cost!) A detailed flyer is available at the Information table so be sure to take one today.

Elder Affirmation Vote to re-affirm Pastor Eric as elder/pastor will be held immediately following the worship service on Sun., May 5. All Active Members of GGF are requested to be in attendance if possible to reach a quorum.

Women's Bible Study begins a new study on Thu., May 2 from
1-3pm in Bloomington. If you are interested, please sign up at the Information table and you will be contacted with the specifics.

Security Team is looking for volunteers to be trained on our safety and security procedures and to assist with protection of our church body during services if needed. Please consider helping! To learn more, contact Tim Palmquist..

Wednesdays Nights in the Word Dana Burkinshaw continues teaching a survey of the books of the Bible on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 7-8pm in the lower level. Coming up:
April 17 2 Kings
April 24 Ezra

Weekly Bulletin for Sunday, Mar. 24

Women’s Prayer will meet at the Edina Library next Sat., Mar. 30 from 10-11:30a. All GGF women are invited to participate. 

Fellowship Lunch will be provided next Sun., following our worship service. All are invited to stay for a hearty lunch and warm fellowship!

Gospel of Grace Kids is looking for a new Teacher! The Answers in Genesis curriculum and materials are provided, which makes the preparation and teaching very simplified. Team-teaching (alternating weeks) is also an option to allow teachers to regularly attend the worship service. Please contact any of the elders (see back of bulletin) if you would be interested in learning more. (GGF Kids will not be held until further notice.)

Critical Issues Commentary New article, True and False Sanctification, is available at the Information table. American Evangelicalism has been characterized by various special teachings, experiences, or revelations that claim to provide sanctification that ordinary Christians lack. This article provides a number of examples of such approaches and links to previous CIC articles that refute those teachings. God sanctifies believers in the same manner He saves them‒by grace through faith.

Wednesdays Nights in the Word Dana Burkinshaw continues teaching a survey of the books of the Bible on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 7-8pm in the lower level.
  -Mar. 27 2 Samuel
  -April 3 Corporate Prayer

Scripture Reader One additional reader is needed for Good Friday (April 19) evening service. Please contact one of the elders or Christy if you are willing to participate.

Weekly Bulletin for Sunday, Mar. 3

Corporate Prayer will be held this Wed., Mar. 6 from 7-8pm in the lower level. All are invited to join in prayer for the needs of our church family as well as other prayer requests.

Wednesdays Nights in the Word Dana Burkinshaw continues teaching a survey of the books of the Bible on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 7-8pm in the lower level.
▪ Mar. 13 Judges
▪ Mar. 20 1 Samuel
▪ Mar. 27 2 Samuel

Radio Interview Eric and Bob were interviewed on AM980 by Lee Michaels last Thu., Feb 28 regarding Bob’s republished book, The Emergent Church, Undefining Christianity. The recorded interview is online at AM980.  It begins at approximately the 4 ½- minute mark.

Ministries below are in need of additional help. To learn more, please contact the ministry lead as noted.
▪ Give-a-Lift Coordinator. Provide rides for congregants who have had surgery, a temporary illness or other situations that keep them from participating at church. Contact Nancy Flicek.
▪ Nursery Coordinator. Schedule nursery volunteers, ensure policies and procedures are being followed, help in nursery as needed. Contact Steve Zipf.
▪ Security Team. Assist in providing security per established procedures on Sunday mornings. Contact Tim Palmquist.
▪ Scripture Reader. Select and read Call to Worship verses during Sunday service or participate in the Good Friday service. Contact Christy Weum.

Weekly Bulletin for Sunday, Feb. 24 (Service was cancelled)

Wednesdays Nights in the Word Dana Burkinshaw continues teaching a survey of the books of the Bible on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 7-8pm in the lower level.
  Feb. 27 Joshua
  Mar. 6 Corporate Prayer
  Mar. 13 Judges

Annual Congregational Meeting will be held next Sun., Mar. 3 immediately following the worship service. Elders will brief the congregation on the church’s financial status as well as other pertinent information. All GGF attenders are encouraged to attend.

Ministry Opportunities Several areas of ministry are in need of additional volunteers. To learn more, please contact the ministry lead as noted.

Give-a-Lift Coordinator. This ministry offers transportation to congregants who have had surgery, a temporary illness or other situations that keep them from participating at church. It also includes scheduling delivery of Comfort Meals to congregants at home due to an illness. (Contact Nancy Flicek.)

Nursery Coordinator. Schedule nursery volunteers, ensure policies and procedures are being followed, help in nursery as needed. (Contact Steve Zipf.)

Security Team. Assist in providing security per established procedures on Sunday mornings. Contact Tim Palmquist at 763-458-0855.

Scripture Reader. Select and read Call to Worship verses during Sunday service, participate in the Good Friday service as a Scripture reader, etc. (Contact Christy Weum.)