Events

“ISRAEL AND THE CHURCH” WOV CONFERENCE

First- Friday Shabbat Prayer: Feb 2, 5:15pm (105)
First- Friday Shabbat: Feb 2, 6pm (Gym) Please bring a covered dish, no pork or shellfish. RSVP: mary.crostic@groveave.net by Tuesday, January 30.
Conference: Feb 3, 8:30am-12pm Guest Speakers: Drs. Ed Hindson,
Jim Showers, and Tony Crisp. Registration online: IsraelandtheChurch.com or registration is available at the door starting at 8am.

GIVING FOR 2017 – YOUR STATEMENT IS COMING!

If you gave to Grove in 2017, your year-end giving statement will
soon be on the way. Questions: giving@grovechurch.net
By Email: 3rd week of January
By U.S. Mail: 4th week of January

OFFSITE PARKING- EFFECTIVE JANUARY 7

Beginning Sunday, January 7, we will no longer be using the Beverly Hills Shopping Center for remote parking. Please use the lot at Virginia Commonwealth Bank (across from the church). The shuttle will run from 8:00am-9:15am and 12:15am-1:00pm.

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.

DISCOVER LIFE IN COMMUNITY

January is a great time to join an on-campus or off-campus Bible study community group!  Visit: groveave.com/connections/groups/ or contact austin.aker@grovechurch.net to find out how to get started!

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 firststeps@grovechurch.net   New and want to learn more? About Us

ADULT WORSHIP TEAM – EASTER MUSIC STARTS!

Sing? Play an instrument? Now is a great time to join the team!
Rehearsals: Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm. * Instrumental Team – audition
required. Contact: sherri.matthews@grovechurch.net for information.

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE THROUGH GROVE

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
· January 17 – Beef Stroganoff, Egg Noodles, Broccoli, Peach Cobbler
· January 24- Pork Loin, Au gratin Potatoes, Asparagus, Coconut Macaroons
· January 31 – Spaghetti, Tossed Salad, Garlic Bread, Brownies
KEENAGERS LUNCHEON
Our senior adults will meet on January 30, 12pm (Rm 105). Featuring
Bob Hummer with Moments of Hope Outreach which serves Richmond’s
homeless. Invite a friend and bring a favorite dish to share!
BIBLE STUDIES

SINGLE ADULT MINISTRY
· Sundays, 9:15am – Bible Study (Rm 219)
· January 16 Clay House Ministry – Offer a meal and Bible study for
single homeless adults who reside there. Information: tammitaylor2@
yahoo.com

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!

PRAYER & BIBLE STUDY:
· Wednesdays, 6:30pm (Parlor)  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 

· 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 or Kelly Teachey)

GROVE STUDENTS

·  SUNDAYS · · · · · · 11am – Worship with Church Family (Sanctuary)
· · · · · · 6pm – Crosswalk MS Choir (6th-8th)
· · · · · · 6pm – Anthem HS Choir (9th-12th)
· · · · · ·
7pmMS/HS Encounter (Gym)
· 
WEDNESDAYS
· · · · · ·
6:15pm – Awana Trek (Rm 205)
·  SPECIAL EVENTS
· · · · · ·January 20 – MS Snow Tubing Trip.  REGISTER NOW
· · · · · ·January 27 – HS Ski Trip.  REGISTER NOW

HOMESCHOOL FAMILY CONNECTION (HSFC)
· 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
· January 15 – MLK Day, School closed
· January 17-19 – Upper School exams
· 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
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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