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Welcome to Grace

We are honored to have you with us today in worship! God is doing great things at Grace and we want you to be part of the excitement. If you would like more information about our beliefs, various ministries, small groups, upcoming events, or other ways you can get plugged into Grace Church of the Nazarene, please stop by our Connections Center in the main foyer! A friendly face will be there to assist you. Welcome to the family!

Morning Worship
Prelude Forever Alabaster Offering March We Gather to Praise Grace and Peace Who Can Satisfy My Soul Like You He Hideth My Soul Shout to the Lord Sheltered in the Arms of God We Worship in Prayer
*You may pick up a Prayer List of special needs for the week at the Connections Center.

Ministry Team
Micah Sturm Pastor Becky Ratledge Office Manager Brian Gilliam Youth Pastor Russ Fairbanks Interim Worship Pastor Jacob Ward Connections Pastor Daniel Winn Compassionate Ministries Pastor Doreen Davis Childrens Ministries Director Charlie EllisRecovery Ministries Kyle RollinsHigh Hopes Ministries Beth PoarchGrace Christian Academy Director

We Worship in Giving He Looked Beyond My Fault We Worship in the Word "Sheltered" Psalm 91:1-6 We Respond to the Word
Grace Church provides a fully-staffed nursery for your convenience during all services downstairs in our Grace Kids Area.

Contact Church Office:

6310 Dayton Boulevard Hixson, TN 37343 (423) 842-5919

Tonight at 6pm Intergenerational Worship Service in the Sanctuary The Necessity of Holiness 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8

Sunday, September 22, 2013

As a courtesy to those around you, please silence or turn off your cell phone during worship services. Thank you!

Lindsay Huggins in Concert Join us NEXT Sunday in Morning Worship with Lindsay Huggins at 10:50! Organizational Meeting We need YOU...greeters, parking lot attendants, additional childrens department assistants, set up/clean up, kitchen assistants, etc.! If you are willing to volunteer to help with this special day, please plan to attend this meeting on Sunday, September 29 at 5pm in the Fireside Room. Friend Day Have you invited your friends to be here for this BIG day on Sunday, October 6th? What are you waiting for??? Stop by the Connections Center today to get your invitation. Sing Unto the Lord Choir Practice will resume this Wednesday at 7pm in the Sanctuary with Pastor Russ. Help spread the word! Everyone is welcome to participate in this ministry. Rock City Enchanted Maize Our Childrens Department is sponsoring a family outing to the corn maize on Saturday, October 5. Plan to meet here at 9:45am. Please email the church or stop by the Connections Center to sign up by September 30. Cost is $5 (ages 4-18) & $6.50 (ages 19+) & under age 3 is free. Bring a sack lunch. Questions About Grace? If you would like to know more about Grace Church, the Church of the Nazarene, or how you can become a member of this local church, please stop by the Connections Center to sign up for Grace 101. This informational class will begin soon! Caravan Did you know Grace now has a Christian scouting program offered to school-aged children? Caravan meets each Wednesday evening. Mitts for Missions Dont forget we are in need of new or gently used baseball mitts to donate to our missionaries in Cuba. Deadline for donations is December 8th. See Pastor Daniel with questions. Trunk-or-Treat We will begin accepting donations of wrapped candy next week for our Trunk-or-Treat on October 31st.

Sunday School Classes/ Small Groups

All of these groups meet each Sunday morning at 9:45-10:40am. Visit the Connections Center for more info. Nursery I (Newborn-Crawlers)Room 101 Lynn McCollough Nursery II (Walkers)Room 102 Jeanette Bullock PreSchool (Ages 3-4)Room 110 Nancy Fussell Kindergarten (Ages 5-6)Room 109 Lynda Casteel Early Elementary (1st & 2nd Grades)Room 105 Halisha Sturm Middle Elementary(3rd & 4th Grades)Room107 Kim Ware Pre-Teen (5th & 6th Grades)Room 108 Charlie Ellis Youth (7th-12th Grades)Room FLC 201 Pastor Brian Gilliam College & Career (Ages 18-25)Room FLC 202 Sally Bates Journey (Young Adults)Room FLC 101 Jacob Ward Friendship (Adults)Room 102 Jerry Hanson Pioneer (Senior Adults) Conference Room Floyd Amburn 9:00am 9:45-10:40am 10:50am 5:00pm 6:00pm

Today At Grace
Worship Team Practice Prayer Time Small Groups/Sunday School Morning Worship Service KidsChurch WeeKids Church Childrens Quiz Practice NYI Council Meeting Intergenerational Worship Service (Sanctuary)

This Week At Grace

Tuesday, September 24 GCA Open House @ 6:30pm Wednesday, September 25 Adult Bible Study @ 7pm (Fireside Room) Caravan @ 7pm (KidsChurch Room) Youth Bible Study @ 7pm (Youth Room) Choir Practice @ 7pm (Sanctuary) Thursday, September 26 Recovery Ministries @ 7pm (FLC) Saturday, September 28 Church Work Day (9am-Noon)

Upcoming Events
9/29 10/5 10/6 10/8 10/11-13 10/12 10/18 10/31 11/3 11/8-9 11/17 Lindsay Huggins in Concert @ Grace Organizational Meeting for Friend Day Family Fun Day @ Rock City Enchanted Maize Friend Day Monthly Board Meeting FIRE (Youth) Quiz Meet (Children) Fall Celebration @ Trevecca (Prime-Timers) Trunk-or-Treat @ Grace Daylight Savings Time Ends Youth Explosion Faith Promise Sunday

Stewardship & Statistics

September 15, 2013-Total in Sunday School: Total in Corporate Worship: 140 Tithes & Offerings (as of 9/15) : $11,518 Be in prayer about what the Lord would have you do in supporting our Building Fund and Faith Promise!