NEW E-NEWSLETTER IN YOUR EMAIL
Connecting with our Grove family is important. Be on the lookout for the NEW Grove E-Newsletter. If you don’t see it in your email, contact Elaine Wilson at email@example.com. Be sure you let her know your updated email information.
NEW FRIDAY OFFICE HOURS FOR CHURCH OFFICE
Effective Friday, October 16, the church office will be open from 8:30 until noon on Fridays, and will continue to be open from 8:30 until 4:30 on Monday through Thursday.
Virginia Blood Drive will be at our church on Wednesday, October 14, 3:00pm-7:00pm in Room 166. T-shirts for all participants! To make an appointment please go to: https://vadonor.org (Sponsor Code:gabc). For questions contact Tammy Fritz at (804) 740-8888 ext. 114 or firstname.lastname@example.org
GROVE FAMILY INTRODUCTION CLASS
The next class for new members of the Grove Family and those considering membership will be November 1, 3:00 pm, in room 166-167. This class will give you the opportunity to meet some of our deacons and staff, to learn more about being a part of a Southern Baptist church, to receive a tour of our facilities and to enjoy a light meal. Please call Elaine Wilson in the church office at 740-8888, ext. 105 or email her at Elaine.email@example.com by Wednesday, October 28, to make reservations and to let us know if you will need childcare.
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, October 11 and 18, at 9:15 in room 174. The class is facilitated by Pastor Chuck Ward. To sign up email Elaine Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 740-8888 ext. 105.
The beautiful sanctuary flowers are given in loving memory by the family of Captain Shane Adcock on the 9th anniversary of his homegoing on October 11, 2006, at the age of 27. The Grove Family extends their grateful appreciation for his service and sacrifice for our country.
FIRST GRADE SUNDAY SCHOOL
1st Grade Sunday School Assistant Needed. We have great lead teachers who need one more adult to assist in this room. Please email email@example.com for information.
CentriKid dates have been set for July 18-22 and is for completed 3rd -6th grades. The 2015 camp filled up by last February so reserve your spot ASAP for 2016. A registration form and $60 deposit will reserve your child’s spot. For more information see the brochure at KIDS brochure rack on the lower level.
FAMILY NIGHT CAFE
Friday, October 30, 6:30-9:30pm. Mark your calendar to attend this exciting time to share life with other families here at Grove. Gym activities, board games, short movies, snacks and other fun family activities will be available. AWANA clubbers will be able to use their AWANA shares to purchase milkshakes, pizza, and other dinner or snack items. Food will be available for a minimum fee.
WHERE MOMS CONNECT
Hey Moms & Grandmoms raising children of ALL ages, this group is for you! Join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month for WHERE MOMS CONNECT. Each meeting we enjoy sharing breakfast, meaningful conversation and the opportunity to experience life with other moms. We begin at 9:30am in room 105 and would love for you to join us! For more information, flyers are located on the visitors’ desk or you may contact Robin Houchins in the church office.
THREE CHOPT ELEMENTARY INTERNATIONAL NIGHT
Thursday, November 19. If you have experience living in another culture or region of the world we would love to have your help with this community outreach opportunity. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
THREE CHOPT ELEMENTARY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Three Chopt Elementary School is looking for volunteers to help within the school in various positions. Volunteer positions vary from copy assistants, office aid, lunch buddies, etc. If you are interested in volunteering or finding out more information on their needs please stop by the Children’s Table in the foyer.
- Sunday: Worship with Church Family (9:15am, Sanctuary), HS Rush Hour (10:48am, Gym), MS CG’s (10:48am, Start in Gym), 7th and 8th Grade Girls Bible Study Going Deeper with Wendy Melton (4:30pm, Café), Crosswalk (6:00pm, Choir Room)
- Tuesday: HS Girls CG (7:00pm, Robbs’ Home-9600 January Way, Henrico, 23238)
- Wednesday: Trek (6:05pm, Room 205), HS Guys and Girls CG’s (6:45pm, Café)
- Friday: D-Now (5:30pm-check-in, gym)
- Saturday: D-Now (All Day)
- Next Sunday: Worship with Church Family (9:15am, Sanctuary), D-Now for All Students (10:48am, Gym), No Evening Activities
- Visit us at the RUSH Booth and www.gabcrush.com or email Austin at email@example.com or Tammy at firstname.lastname@example.org for information!
WOMEN’S COMMUNITY OUTREACH
This week the WEM Bible Study small groups will not meet for our regular small group time. We will be ministering in various areas of our city on Wednesday, October 14, 6:30-8:00 pm and on Thursday, October 15, 9:30-11 am. Pray for our ladies as they build relationships and share the love of Christ.
M2M MINISTRY BIBLE STUDY
Join us on Wednesdays, rooms 170, 171 & 172, 6:30-8 pm, and Sundays, 6-7 pm, room 169, to study 33 the Series: A Man and His Marriage. In this 6-session DVD driven study, you will learn how to bring life to your marriage by building it around God’s grace and for His glory. More information is available at the M2M ministry table in the foyer.
The Keenagers Annual Banquet is scheduled for Tuesday, October 27, at noon in room 105. The meal will be catered by Brock’s Bar-B-Que. Dr. Vander Warner, Jr. will be our guest speaker with special music by Carmen Dawson. To purchase tickets, call Wilma Bowman at 270-6945 or see her on Sundays following the 11:00 service outside the WOV Resource Center.
SINGLE ADULT MINISTRY
TODAY: Second Sunday Lunch following 11:00 service at Melito’s on Three Chopt Rd. For more details contact Rick Williamson at email@example.com
October 20: Clay House Ministry where we offer a meal and Bible study for single homeless adults who reside in this Virginia Supportive Housing residence. For more details contact Tammi Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, October 23, at 7:00pm in Room 205
Come celebrate with us our one year anniversary! Featuring the Floyd Lane Band, Chip Hewitt, Marie Foster, David Sekerdy, Pam Lawrence, a personal testimony and special anniversary refreshments.
GROVE’S SINGLE MOMS
Join us for our Fall Open House on TODAY from 9:00-10:30am, in the Café at Grove. Come enjoy coffee and breakfast treats with like-minded women who will encourage you spiritually and emotionally.
GROVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
- SAFE AND SECURE
There will be a Safe and Secure class on Monday, October 12, from 5:00-6:00pm and one on Wednesday, October 14, from 10:00-11:00am in the school facilities. Remember, if you wish to volunteer, go on field trips or assist in your child’s classroom, you will need to have taken this class. To register please contact Ms. Drake at email@example.com.
Grove has Chapels every Monday morning starting at 8:20 a.m. We are extending a welcome invitation to anyone who would like to visit with our student body, teachers and administrators during this time and be uplifted through a Chapel experience.
- NO SCHOOL
The school will be closed on Thursday, October 15, and Friday, October 16, in order for our teachers to attend the ACSI Convention.
LOOKING FOR A HOMESCHOOL SUPPORT GROUP?
Visit our HOME EDUCATORS AT GROVE
We are a group of families with children ranging from preschool to high school. Our focus is to support homeschooling families through activities such as field trips, clubs, family picnics, geo and science fairs, dads’ and family events, just to name a few.
We also host monthly family meetings to encourage, educate and provide support through guest speakers and topic driven meetings. For more information or to join Home Educators at Grove.
CONTACT: Craig and Stephanie Konicki at HomeEducators@comcast.net or visit our website at HomeEducatorsatGrove.org.
JESUS OF THE BIBLE
Walk with Dr. Ed Hindson through the pages of the Bible and the land of Israel! Shot on location in Israel by Words of Victory Ministries! $50.00 for the book and DVD set. Available in the WOV Library on Sundays, call (804) 740-8888 x 161 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHILDREN and STUDENT CHOIRS
SUNDAYS FROM 6:00-7:15PM
For information about any of our children’s or student choirs, email Sherri Matthews at email@example.com
- SHOUT TO THE LORD
Kindergarten-1st graders , Rm 123
- PRAISE KIDZ
2nd-5th graders, Rm 005
6th-12th graders, Choir Rm
SHUTTLE PARKING TIMES & LOCATION
- Beverly Hills Shopping Center: 8:30am- 1:00pm
- Century 21 & Bank: 7:30-9:15am & 12:15-1:00pm
WEDNESDAY NIGHT DINNERS
You may make reservations for permanent or weekly meals by calling Robin Houchins at 740-8888 by noon on Tuesday or by placing the bulletin insert in the offering plate TODAY.
The cost will be $5.00 per adult and $3.00 per child. Please plan to join us for this wonderful time of food and fellowship each week from 5:00 till 6:15 p.m.
Steak and Cheese Subs
Ice Cream Sandwiches
Any announcements or articles for the bulletin must be submitted no later than 12 noon on Monday. Please e-mail your information to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions regarding the bulletin, please e-mail or call Stephanie at (804) 740-8888 ext. 162.