Events

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND, SUNDAY – MAY 28
All 9:15 On-Campus Bible Study Groups are cancelled (unless your group made other arrangements).  We will gather for Worship at 11am.

FIRST FRIDAY SHABBAT
Friday, June 2, 5:45pm – Shabbat Prayer (105)
Friday, June 2, 6pm – Shabbat (Gym) Shavout, Feast of Pentecost  Guest Speaker: Paul Klassen. Please bring a covered dish, no pork or shellfish.  RSVP: mary.crostic@grovechurch.net by Tuesday, May 30.

SENIOR SUNDAY, JUNE 4
Graduating from High School, College, or Post-Grad? We would like to recognize you. Contact: liz.cottrell@grovechurch.net no later than Wednesday, June 1.

SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION ANNUAL MEETING
June 13-14, 2017,
 Phoenix, Arizona. If you plan to attend and would like to represent the Grove Family as a messenger, contact elaine.wilson@grovechurch.net by June 5.  (You must be a member in good standing with Grove Avenue Baptist Church.)

SINGSPIRATION
Friday, June 16, 7-9pm. Special Guest: Ivan Parker “Favorite Southern Gospel Soloist of the Year”.  Doors open at 6pm (Grove Church Worship Center).  *Love Offering will be taken.

FIRST STEPS – A NEW PATH TO GROVE MEMBERSHIP
A NEW PATH FOR BECOMING A GROVE MEMBER-   Sundays in May, 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: chuck.ward@grovechurch.net

ISRAEL TOUR
Tour Dates: September 30- October 10, 2017. This tour is life-changing! Questions: mary.crostic@groveave.net

SINGLE ADULT MINISTRY
· Sundays, 9:15am – Bible Study (Rm 219)

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY – SUMMER SERIES
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Wednesday Mornings, June 7-August 2 from 9:15-10:30am (Rm166).  Join us any time! Led by Pat Markel. *No meeting on July 5.
· Wednesday Evenings, June 7 – August (Rm166).  Exact dates and times TBD. Join us for “Armor of God” by Phyllis Shirer. More information: gaywturner@aol.com or sharonw1@mac.com

MEN’S MINISTRY BIBLE STUDY
· Sundays, 6:00pm, Rm 169
· Wednesdays, 6:30pm, Rm 172
Stop by the M2M Men’s Ministry table in the Foyer for a listing of our current studies!

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.

CHILDREN AND YOUTH CHOIRS
· JOYFUL NOISE (3-4yr) – 
On break until September 2017
· SHOUT TO THE LORD (K5-1st) On break until September 2017
· PRAISE KIDZ (2nd-5th) On break until September 2017
· CROSSWALK YOUTH (6-12th) On break until September 2017
· ANTHEM ENSEMBLE (6-12th, by audition only)
  Choir Room, Sundays 6-7pm

GROVE KIDS
· “OPERATION ARCTIC” VBS – June 25- 29, 6:15-8:30pm. 
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VBS REGISTER HERE “Explore the Coolest Book on the Planet!”
· · · · · · VBS Visitor Incentive – Invitation cards are at the Generations booth.  We are praying for over 1,000 kids to be invited to VBS this year!  The family that invites the most kids to VBS will win a Family Fun Pack for an 2 hours of unlimited fun at Putt-Putt.
· · · · · · VBS Snacks Needed – With the closing of Martin’s we have lost over $500 in VBS donations that helped tremendously with the cost of VBS snacks.  This year we are asking our congregation to help.  Could you donate, cookies, chips (individual size best), fruit snack, cups, napkins, etc. to help offset this HUGE financial loss?  Donations can be brought to the Generations Booth in the Foyer.

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BUILDING BRIDGES SUMMER BIBLE STUDY- Wednesday nights, 6-9pm, July 5-August 9.  (Completed 1st-5th Grades).  Small groups, Games, Crafts, Snacks and More! Cost $30 per child for all 6 weeks. REGISTER HERE
· AWANA WORKERS’ BANQUETWednesday, May 31, 6pm – Please remember to RSVP to Wendy Davis.

GROVE STUDENTS
· WEDNESDAYS
· · · · · · 6:15 pm – AWANA Trek (Rm 205)
· · · · · · 6:45 pm – HS Community Group “CG” (Rm 231)
· SUNDAYS
· · · · · · 
9:15am – HS Encounter / MS CG (Gym)
· · · · · · 11am – Worship with Church Family (Sanctuary)
· · · · · · 6pm – Crosswalk Youth Choir (Finished for the year! See you in September!)
· · · · · · 7pm – Anthem Youth Ensemble (*by audition only)

GROVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
· Thursday, June 8 – Kindergarten Graduation, 7-8:30pm (Worship Center)
· Thursday, June 8 – Half day Preschool and 1-5th grades.
· Friday, June 9 – 2017 Graduation Commencement, 7-9pm (Worship Center)
· Friday, June 9 – Half day for upper school students.
· Support GCS by attending our Sporting events! Athletics Calendar

HOMESCHOOL FAMILY CONNECTION (HSFC)
Upcoming Events:
· May 27 – Family Potluck Picnic
· June 2 – Sr. Graduation Dinner
· June 8-10 – HEAV Homeschool Convention
Information / Join: www.HomeSchoolFamilyConnection.org  Contact: homeeducators@grovechurch.net

 

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:  Sundays, 8:30 am- 1:00pm
Parham Rd. Bank Lot:  Sundays, 8:30-9:15am & 12:15-1:00pm

 

WEDNESDAY NIGHT DINNER  –  SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER!
Contact Robin: 804.740.8888 /
GroveDinner@grovechurch.net
RSVP:  Noon on Monday (OR place bulletin insert in the offering plate on the Sunday prior )
Cost:
  $5 per adult and $3 per child

 

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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