Events

UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FALL

Wednesday Night activities kick-off September 13. Join us for Fellowship Dinner, Community Groups, Worship Team, and Awana.
Sunday Night opportunities resume September 17 including Children and Youth choirs, Community Groups, and Students’ Encounter.

“COME AWAY WITH ME” ONE-DAY CONFERENCE

Saturday, October 21, 9am-3pm (Grove) Encouragement from the truth of God’s Word, no matter your circumstance or stage of life! (6th grade and up)
Purchase tickets: comeaway.me or Sundays from 10:30-11:00 (Grove Foyer)
• Tickets include a boxed lunch from Chick-fil-A
• 20% discount for groups of 3 or more through Oct. 1 (includes childcare tickets)
* Limited childcare available for 10 and under, reservations required. (PLEASE BRING LUNCH FOR YOUR CHILD)

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: chuck.ward@grovechurch.net
New and want to learn more? groveave.com/AboutUs

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE THROUGH GROVE

Interested in serving in 2018?  Committees, Ministry Teams, or Service Groups.
More Information: chuck.ward@grovechurch.net

PRC OF METRO RICHMOND PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITY
Volunteer Training Courses : Saturday, September 16 , 9 – 4 pm or Thursdays, Sept. 21-Oct. 19 (Morning or Evening classes) Register by September 11.  More information: 804-673-2020

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@grovechurch.net.

CENTRAL ASIA MISSION TRIP – FALL 2017
Will you invest one week in following Jesus as a part of a team to Central Asia to make disciples in late October/ early November? More Information: adventures@grovechurch.net

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

PRESCHOOL TEACHERS / VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:
9:15 Sunday School – (2) Kindergarten Teachers
11:00 Worship  Time – (10) Volunteers (Rotates, once a month)

KITCHEN HELP NEEDED:
• GCS Lunch Service:
Mondays & Thursdays, 9am-1pm
Wednesday Night Dinners

Prepping Meals, 1-5pm
Serving Meals, 5-6:15pm
Clean-up, 6:30-8pm

THANK YOU, GROVE FAMILY
Due to your generosity, 207 backpacks with back-to-school supplies were donated to children in need during the Resource Fair and Immunization Clinic!  – CrossOver Healthcare Ministry

WEDNESDAY NIGHT DINNER  –  RESUME SEPTEMBER 13!
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
· September 13 BBQ Chicken, Baked Potato, Caesar Salad, Roll, Ice Cream Sundae
· September 20 Pork Chops, Rice, Broccoli, Roll, Yellow Cake
· September 27 Spaghetti, Mixed Salad, Garlic Toast, Brownie
BIBLE STUDIES:

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

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY
·
Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm (Rm 166) Study of 1 Corinthians (resumes 9/13)
· Thursdays, 9:15-11:30am (Rm 166) Study of 1 Corinthians (resumes 9/14)
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) New series, Fall Kickoff, September 13
· Sundays, 6pm (Rm 169) Resumes September 17
· Stop by the M2M Men’s Ministry table in the Foyer for a listing of our current studies!

CHILDREN AND YOUTH CHOIRS

*** KICKOFF SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17  ***  Click Here To Register
· JOYFUL NOISE, 3-4yr *Must be potty trained (Rm 110)

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

GROVE KIDS

· Awana begins September 13! AWANA Registration Form
· Awana Volunteers Needed –  Wednesday nights, 6:15-8pm. Contact kelly.teachey@grovechurch.net or fill out a volunteer card at the NextGen booth.

GROVE STUDENTS

· FALL KICKOFF, SEPTEMBER 13 Information at the NextGen Booth!
·  SUNDAYS
· · · · · · 
9:15am – HS CG / MS CG (Gym)
· · · · · · 11am – Worship with Church Family (Sanctuary)
· · · · · · 6pm – Crosswalk MS Choir (Starts September 17, Choir Room)
· · · · · · 6pm – Anthem HS Choir (Starts September 17, Room 105)
· · · · · ·
7pmMS/HS Encounter (Gym)
· 
WEDNESDAYS
· · · · · ·
6pm – Awana Trek, Resumes September 13 (Rm 205)

HOMESCHOOL FAMILY CONNECTION (HSFC)
· September 7 – MS/HS Bible Study/Lunch
· September 14 – 
Hands Off My Food with Dr. Sina McCullough
· September 30 –
College Application Workshop
· 
October 26  Reading Festival and Usborne Book Sale
· 
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

 

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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
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