Events

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CURRENT SERMON SERIES: “What Must We Do… As Followers?”
· May 1 – Praise Kidz Musical (All Generation Worship)
·
 May 8 – Love Like Jesus
· May 15 – Pray and Persevere
· May 22 – Make Disciples

QUARTERLY FAMILY MEETING
May 15, immediately following the worship service.
Printed reports are available at the information desk in the foyer.

PARENT/CHILD DEDICATION – May 8
If you are a member of the Grove family and would like to participate, contact:robin.houchins@grovechurch.net by May 3

PRECIOUS TO GOD – CITYWIDE PRAYER GATHERING
Monday, May 9 from 6:30-7:45 p.m. - P2G is joining with Richmond Justice Initiative to sponsor a guided prayer walk at Jefferson Park (21st and Marshall St).  P2G will offer bus service leaving Grove at 6:00p.m. In the event of rain, we will meet at Grove (Rm 005)

“WINDOW OF CHRIST” BOOK
Learn about the symbolism of Grove’s stained glass window.  Books and DVDs are available for sale in the Media Library.
CROSSOVER CLINIC CHALLENGE
SATURDAY, APRIL 30  -  CrossOver Healthcare Ministry will hold its annual CrossOver Challenge (15K Race, 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Kid’s Fun Run). REGISTER: www.crossoverministry.org

FIRST STEPS
Are you new to the Grove Family?  You are invited to this small group experience designed to help you learn how to get connected in the life and mission of our church.  Classes will meet on Sunday mornings, May 8 and 15 at 9:15 in room 174.  The class is facilitated by Pastor Chuck Ward.  To sign-up email: elaine.wilson@grovechurch.net or call 740-8888 ext. 105.

MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES
May 14 @ Deep Run High School Football Stadium: Face the Blitz featuring former NFL quarterback Jeff Kemp speaking to finding joy in the ups and downs of marriage. For more info and to register go to firstthingsfirstrichmond.org.

May 20-22 in Reston, VA: Weekend to Remember sponsored by Family Life enables you to take care of your most important earthly relationship.  For more info and to register go to familylife.com/weekend.

FAITH NIGHT at the DIAMOND – SATURDAY, MAY 14
Join the Grove family in reserved seating for a Flying Squirrels baseball game, followed by fireworks!  Tickets are $10 and are on sale in the Foyer (Student Booth) or CLICK HERE to purchase online

INSTRUMENTALISTS NEEDED for Sunday Services
Are you a musician? Know someone who wants to use their skills in Worship?  Wednesday night rehearsals are required.  * Especially seeking DRUMMERS AND GUITARISTS * Contact Sherri.Matthews@grovechurch.net

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY
ON-Campus: Wednesdays at 6:15 pm. and Thursdays at 9:30 am  Journey through Ephesians.  Information: Women’s Ministry Table in the Foyer

M2M MINISTRY BIBLE STUDY

Wednesday Night Bible Studies, 6:30-8 pm (May 4- June 15
· Experiencing God by Henry T. Blackaby (Rm 171)
· NEW: Seven Questions that Rattle in the Minds of Most Men by John Woodall (Rm 172)
Sunday Night Bible Study, 6-7 pm (May 1-15)
· NO MEETINGS
Sunday Night Bible Study, 6-7 pm (May 22-July 3)
· NEW: Seven Questions that Rattle in the Minds of Most Men by John Woodall (Rm 169)

STEPHEN MINISTRY
Are you or someone you know hurting or facing a life crisis? If you or someone you know could benefit from having a caring person visit you once a week, every week to listen to you, encourage, and pray for you, in confidence. Please contact Bob Solomon at (804) 986-2498 or bob.solomon@grovechurch.net.

GROVE KIDS
· 50 VBS WORKERS NEEDED! Sunday, June 26- Thursday, June 30 from 6:15-8:30pm. Please turn in the  “Workers Postcard” to the Student Ministry booth in the Foyer. This year’s theme: OCEAN COMMOTION: Diving into Noah’s Flood
· CLICK HERE to register for VBS2016
· CLICK HERE to register for American Heritage Camp (Aug 1-5)

GROVE STUDENTS
·  CROWDER’S RIDGE SUMMER CAMP, July 18-22 - Possible spaces still available, Contact Tammy ASAP!
·  Visit us at the STUDENT BOOTH in the Foyer  
·  Email austin.aker@grovechurch.net or tammy.fritz@grovechurch.net

GROVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
·  TALENT AND ART SHOW - Friday, April 29 
The Talent Show will be held in the gym, starting at 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
The Art Show will take place in Room 105 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
We have tremendously talented students and encourage you to come and view their art and enjoy the exciting Talent Show.
·  ATHLETIC CALENDAR:  www.grovechristianschool.com/athletics/athletic-calendar.html.  Soccer and Track players spend many hours preparing for their sports and look forward to seeing families come out to cheer them on.  Thank you to everyone who has come to the games and track meets.

 

HOME EDUCATORS AT GROVE
USED CURRICULUM SALE, MAY 12, 6:30-8:30PM (GYM)
Come browse and shop curriculum for the next school year (bring small bills to shop). To become a seller, email stephanie.konicki@grovechurch.net

UPCOMING EVENTS
May 3 - Field Day
May 12 - Used Curriculum Sale
May 17 - Kindergarten Graduation
May 21 - Family Potluck Picnic
June 9-11 – HEAV Convention  

E-NEWSLETTER IN YOUR EMAIL
If you have given us your email address and you are not receiving the E-Newsletter, please check your spam filter. Subscribe: elaine.wilson@grovechurch.net.

CHURCH OFFICE HOURS
8:30am-4:30pm     Monday – Thursday
8:30am-12:00pm   Fridays

SHUTTLE PARKING TIMES & LOCATION
Beverly Hills Shopping Center:  7:15 am- 1:00pm
Century 21 & Bank:  7:15-9:15am & 12:15-1:00pm

WEDNESDAY NIGHT DINNER  5pm -6:15pm
Call 804.740.8888 by Noon on Tuesday
or place the bulletin insert in the offering plate on the Sunday prior. Cost is $5 per adult and $3 per child.

May 4

  • Mexican Lasagna
  • Refried Beans
  • Chips / Salsa
  • Tres Leches Cake

BULLETIN ARTICLES
Announcements must be submitted no later than 12 noon on FRIDAYS.  Submissions must be 1-2 sentences long. Up to 100 word count allowed for WEB, please mark this clearly in the same email. Submit information to bulletin@grovechurch.net.

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