Events

INCLEMENT WEATHER UPDATES

NBC12 Closing List or Twitter: @GroveAvenue  for weather-related changes to the church schedule. We also will have a screen on the front page of the website updating any closings to the building.

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

Please take note of adjusted schedules throughout Grove’s ministries. HOLIDAY SCHEDULE **Printed copies are available in the Foyer

SPECIAL CHRISTMAS SUNDAYS WORSHIP

Join us for A Stable Influence: A Series of Advent Messages and Special Christmas Music each Sunday in December!

  • Sunday, December 3 – Children/Youth/Adult Worship Teams, 11am
  • Sunday, December 10 – ANTHEM Youth / Adult Worship Team, 11am
  • Sunday, December 17 – Adult Worship Team, 11am
  • Sunday, December 24 – Christmas Candlelight Services, 11am and 6pm

PLANT150 FAITH COMMITMENTS

Commitment cards are available at the info desk if you have not yet turned yours in.  Sunday, December 10 – we will bring our first gifts toward our commitments.

QUARTERLY FAMILY MEETING – DECEMBER 17

Immediately following the worship service. To approve new committee members, new deacon recommendations, and proposed budget.
Informational meetings: Sunday, Dec. 10, 6pm and Wed., Dec. 13, 8pm (166).  Printed reports available at the Welcome Center (Foyer).

YEAR-END GIVING

EMAIL OR PHONE NUMBER CHANGED? We need the correct information for your Year-End Giving Statement. Contact: Dale Mise by Dec. 11

As end of year approaches, there are multiple ways you can give:
• Check – Received by Grove or post-marked by December 31
• Online – By December 31  www.groveave.com/online-giving
• Transfer of Stock – Details: www.groveave.com/online-giving

SINGSPIRATION

Wednesday, December 20, 7-8:30pm (Rm 205) Songs of Christmas, A Family Celebration. Please bring a plate of cookies to share!

FIRST STEPS – A NEW PATH TO GROVE MEMBERSHIP

Sundays, 9:15am (Parlor). Four sessions required for membership that help you come to know who Grove is, what we believe, where we are going and how you can go with us. Join any Sunday! Contact Member Care Pastor: Pastor Chuck Ward
New and want to learn more? About Us

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE THROUGH GROVE

Interested in serving in 2018?  Committees, Ministry Teams, or Service Groups. More Information:Pastor Chuck Ward

GROVE READING FRIENDS
Read with a child at three local elementary schools. Choose 30 min. per week or 30 min. twice a month between: 7:50-2pm.  Information: Rod and Jann Murchie

• 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. Contact Bob at (804) 986-2498 or Bob Solomon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT DINNER

Contact Robin: 804.740.8888 / GroveDinner@grovechurch.net
RSVP:  Noon on Mondays (OR place bulletin insert in the offering plate on the Sunday prior)
Cost:  $5 per adult and $3 per child
· December 13 – Ham Steak, Mac & Cheese, Glazed Baby Carrots, Rolls, Pumpkin Cake
· December 20 / 27 – No Wednesday Night Dinners
MOM’S CONNECT
No meetings in December.  We will resume on January 8, 6pm.
BIBLE STUDIES:

SINGLE ADULT MINISTRY
· Sundays, 9:15am – Bible Study (Rm 219)
· Christmas Gathering- December 15, 6pm (Rm 105). Tickets: $8 (Foyer). Please bring baby item for MCV & stocking stuffer/gift card for Clay House. RSVP: groveave.com/connections/groups

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY
·
Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm (Rm 166) Study of 1 Corinthians
·
Thursdays, 9:15-11:30am (Rm 166) Study of 1 Corinthians
A great way to build relationships with other women and grow deeper in your walk with Christ. Whether you’ve studied the Bible for years or you’re exploring Scripture for the first time, you’ll find a welcoming place to gain confidence and discover practical ways to apply Scripture. Bring your Bible and join us!

MEN’S MINISTRY BIBLE STUDY
· Wednesdays, 6:30pm (Rm 172)
· Sundays, 6pm (Rm 169)
· Stop by the M2M Men’s Ministry table in the Foyer for a listing of our current studies!
· 
The Manger Build – Sat., Dec 9, 9:30-11:30am. $10 per family.  Men, bring your children to build a life-size manger for Christmas. Details: Foyer or groveave.com/mens-ministry

PRAYER & BIBLE STUDY:
· Wednesdays, 6:30pm (Parlor) Led by Mike McGraw. All are welcome!

MOMS CONNECT

Sundays, 6pm (Rm 166/167)  Moms of all ages with kids of all ages can come to connect, be prayed for, and be encouraged! Childcare available for 3 and under.  Info: Tara Cahoon

CHILDREN AND YOUTH CHOIRS

Click Here To Register
· JOYFUL NOISE, 3-4yr *Must be potty-trained (Sundays, 6-7:15pm, Rm 110)

· SHOUT TO THE LORD, K5-1st
(Sundays, 6-7:15pm,Rm 123)
· PRAISE KIDZ, 2nd-5th (Sundays, 6-7:15pm,Rm 005)
· MS CROSSWALK, 6-8th (Sundays, 6-7pm, Choir Room)
· HS ANTHEM, 9-12th (Sundays, 6-7pm, Rm 105)

GROVE KIDS  Contact Kelly Teachey

· AWANA Registration Form

· Sparks/T&T (Wednesday nights, 6:15-8pm, Rm 05)
· MS Trek (Wednesday nights, 6:15-8pm, Rm 205)

·  CentriKid Camp- July 15-20, 2018. *Completed 3rd-5th grade. Registration has begun! $50 reserves your child’s spot. (NextGen Booth)

GROVE STUDENTS

·  SUNDAYS
· · · · · · 11am – Worship with Church Family (Sanctuary)
· · · · · · 6pm – Crosswalk MS Choir (6th-8th, On Break Until January)
· · · · · · 6pm – Anthem HS Choir (9th-12th, On Break Until January)
· · · · · ·
7pmNo MS/HS Encounter, December 10 (Gym)
· 
WEDNESDAYS
· · · · · ·
6:15pm – Awana Trek (Rm 205)
·  SPECIAL EVENTS
· · · · · ·January 1-3 -Passion Conference (Current Seniors & College) Registration: NextGen Booth
· · · · · ·December 10, 5:30-8:30pm. G-Force Karts Outing. Registration is required.
· · · · · ·June 18-22– Student Life Camp. (Completed 6-12th) Registration has begun! $50 Reserves a spot.  Info: NextGen Booth

HOMESCHOOL FAMILY CONNECTION (HSFC)
· December 14, 6pm – Family Christmas Party (Gym)
· January 9 – Regional Spelling Bee
· January 13 – High School Symposium
· Ongoing – Art, Field Trips, PE
Information / Join: www.HomeSchoolFamilyConnection.org  Contact:homeeducators@grovechurch.net

 

GROVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
· Fridays, 8:15 am – Parent / Administration Coffee & Prayer (Worship Center)
· Please check the Athletic Calendar for upcoming games!
· Keep up-to-date with school events! GCS Events Calendar

 

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

 

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

 

SHUTTLE PARKING TIMES & LOCATION
Beverly Hills Shopping Center:  Sundays, 8:30 am- 1:00pm
Parham Rd. Bank Lot:  Sundays, 8:30-9:15am & 12:15-1:00pm

 

BULLETIN ARTICLES
Announcements must be submitted no later than 12 noon on FRIDAYS (One week in advance of bulletin).  Requests should be 1-2 sentences long. Up to 75 word count may be requested for WEB, please mark this clearly in the same email. Note: Information is subject to being altered or shortened due to space. Submit to:  bulletin@grovechurch.net

 

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