Newsletters

May 29, 2022 Newsletter

  And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, Will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus ~Philippians 4:7     Pastor Brenda’s first Sunday with us at Grace. We are blessed!   Fellowship Time Thank you to all who help!      ...

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May 22, 2022 Newsletter

  May God give us blessing, and may all the ends of the earth stand in awe. ~Psalm 67:7    Welcome Pastor Brenda! Pastor Brenda’s contact information Grace: 419.474.6403 ext. 2 Email: pastorbren70@gmail.com  Behind the scenes at Grace…… by Gretchen...

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May 15, 2022 Newsletter

  Hallelujah! Praise the Lord from the heavens; praise God in the heights. ~Psalm 148:1  Reminder Congregational Meeting This Sunday May 15, 2022 10:45 am Between Services      David O’Brien has been commissioned Synodically Authorized...

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May 8, 2022 Newsletter

  Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me                                    all the days of my life, and I will dwell in                                                         the house of the Lord forever.               ~Psalm 23:6    For a lovely...

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May 1, 2022 Newsletter

  Therefore my heart sings to you without ceasing; O Lord my God, I will give you thanks forever. ~Psalm 30:12   Ruth Circle will be holding a Bake Sale on Election Day May 3rd during polling hours. We are in need of homemade baked goods of any type. They...

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April 24, 2022 Newsletter

  Give thanks to the Lord, for the Lord is good; God’s mercy endures forever. ~Psalm 118:29   Congregational Meeting 10:45 Sunday April 24, 2022 in Brenner Hall Just a reminder that we will have a special congregational meeting between services on Sunday...

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April 17, 2022 Newsletter

      Mid-week services to begin. Vicar Dave O'Brien will begin to hold mid-week services starting on 4/20/22 at 7:00 PM in the chapel. If you have a schedule conflict that doesn't allow you to attend Church on Sunday, or if you just want to come and commune with us,...

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April 10, 2022 Newsletter

  Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord! ~Luke 19:38   This Sunday April 10, Pastor Brenda Peconge will be here to be introduced to the congregation as part of our Call Process. The Call Committee is recommending her as being well qualified...

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April 3, 2022 Newsletter

  The Lord has done great things for us, And we are glad indeed. ~Psalm 126:3    Worship at Oakleaf Village Beginning on April 21 Grace will offer a Christian Worship  service at Oakleaf Village Living Community on Holland-Sylvania Road. The service...

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March 27, 2022 Newsletter

  Be glad, you righteous, and rejoice in the Lord; Shout for joy, all who are true of heart. ~Psalm 32:11  Easter Flower Sale!  There are forms in the back of the sanctuary, the back of the chapel and outside the church office. Lilies, tulips or...

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March 20, 2022 Newsletter

  For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. ~Jeremiah 29:11   Easter Flower Sale!  There are forms in the back of the sanctuary, the back of the chapel and...

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March13, 2022 Newsletter

  Wait for the Lord and be strong. Take heart and wait for the Lord! ~Psalm 27:14  Did you see Bob Haaf’s piece in last week’s newsletter?  I thought it was pretty good.  He asks a couple of questions: first, “Is it enough just to believe in God, or in...

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March 6, 2022 Newsletter

  For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.                                                                ~Matthew 6:21     Believing or Trusting? Bob Haaf In a recent conversation, Pastor Steve Bull asked whether trusting might be...

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February 27, 2022 Newsletter

  Proclaim the greatness of the Lord And worship upon God’s holy hill; For the Lord our God is the Holy One. ~Psalm 99:9  Comings and Goings at Grace   by David Charvat This week we are saying goodbye to Joe Zawierucha our church custodian for the past 14...

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February 20, 2022 Newsletter

  Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. ~Ephesians 5:19-20  Come, now is the time to worship.Come, now is the time to give your heart.Come, just as you are,...

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February 13, 2022 Newsletter

  Be a hand that reaches out.                                                  Be a smile for those who have no reason to smile.                                                                Be a light for those who live in darkness.    What Got Left...

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February 6, 2022 Newsletter

  Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. ~Philippians 4:6...

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January 30, 2022 Newsletter

  And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love. ~1 Corinthians 13:13  One service only January 30, 2022 - 10:30 a.m. in the chapel Combined traditional and contemporary  Food for Toledo Updateby Mary Schneider For...

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January 23, 2022 Newsletter

  Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my strength and my redeemer. ~Psalm 19:14      The Congregational meeting scheduled for January 30 has been postponed. It will be rescheduled at a later...

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January 16, 2022 Newsletter

  Cast all your anxiety on him, because he cares for you. ~1 Peter 5:7  It’s a 2022 and new year! That means it’s time for you to schedule your group and committee meetings so we can properly reserve the rooms and get the meetings on the calendar.  You can...

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January 9, 2022 Newsletter

  O Lord, give strength to your people; give them, O Lord, the blessings of peace. ~Psalm 29:11   Final 2021 Update for Food for Toledoby Mary Schneider Drum roll please! The final amount of food collected for the Aldersgate United Methodist Church’s food...

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January 2, 2021 Newsletter

  In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. ~John 1:1     Church office is closed New Year’s Eve Happy and Blessed New Year!  Update on Advent Piglet Campaign It is with great happiness that the Outreach...

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December 26, 2021 Newsletter

  Hallelujah! Praise the Lord from the heavens; praise God in the heights. ~Psalm 148:1     Church office is closed Christmas Eve December 26th - No Fellowship Hour  Three Wednesdays this Advent, we celebrated waiting and preparing for Christ’s...

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December 19, 2021 Newsletter

  My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, My spirit rejoices in God my Savior ~Luke 1:46b - 47   Worship Opportunities at Grace December 19  9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. – Fourth Sunday of AdventDecember 20 11:00 a.m. – Monday Gathering/LunchDecember 21 ...

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December 12, 2021 Newsletter

  I sing for joy at the work of Your hand Forever I’ll love you, forever I’ll stand Nothing compares to the promise I have in You ~From the song “Shout to the Lord”    Worship Opportunities at Grace December 12  9:30 & 11:30 a.m. – Third Sunday of...

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December 5, 2021 Newsletter

  May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. ~Romans 15:13    Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier . (Mother Theresa)...

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November 28, 2021 Newsletter

Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. ~Ephesians 5:19-20  POINSETTIA SALE 2021 Sponsored by the Christian Education Committee Proceeds to Vacation Bible School...

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November 21, 2021 Newsletter

“I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty ~Revelation 1:8     AN INVITATION 2 James 5:14 “If any among you is sick let him call upon the church elders and let them pray over him…” Needing surgery...

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November 14, 2021 Newsletter

  Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise the Lord! ~Psalm 150:6  Grace Lutheran’s Food for Toledo Programby Mary Schneider Though there is no update on the amount of food collected October 26 to present, a delivery was dropped off at...

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November 7, 2021 Newsletter

You will show me the path of life; in your presence there is a fullness of joy, and in your right hand are pleasures forevermore. ~Psalm 16:11 To watch our live streamed services at 9:30 am and 11:30 am on Sunday mornings, go to gracelutherantoledo.org and scroll to...

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October 31, 2021 Newsletter

God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble. ~Psalm 46:1 To watch our live streamed services at 9:30 am and 11:30 am on Sunday mornings, go to gracelutherantoledo.org and scroll to the bottom of the home page. There is a link to connect you to the...

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October 24, 2021 Newsletter

  May the God of hope fill you with all joy And peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. ~Romans 15:13 To watch our live streamed services at 9:30 am and 11:30 am on Sunday mornings, go to gracelutherantoledo.org and...

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October 17, 2021 Newsletter

  Because you have made the Lord your refuge, And the Most High your habitation.... ~Psalm 91:9 Bake Sale and RADA cutlery sale Election Day is November 2, 2021 and Ruth Circle will be having a bake sale, also selling RADA cutlery along with craft items for...

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October 10, 2021 Newsletter

  I can do all things through him who strengthens me. ~Philippians 4:13 Food for Toledo Update From September 14 – September 27, 205 pounds of food was collected for the Food for Toledo program! There is always need for spaghetti sauce, pasta, tuna, jelly, and...

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October 3, 2021 Newsletter

  O Lord our Lord, How majestic is your name in all the earth! ~Psalm 8:9 Coming Soon Grace Zoom Bible Study: Biblical Wisdom Literature Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs Wisdom literature raises questions about God, humanity, creation, and...

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September 26, 2021 Newsletter

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my strength and my redeemer. ~Psalm 19:14The flowers on the altar Sunday are in honor of Cindy Wood’s birthdayThank you to Peter Kramp for his years of making music here at...

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September 19, 2021 Newsletter

Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes not me but the one who sent me. ~Mark 9:37 Children’s Sermon to resume at Grace!  The children’s sermon will resume at Grace on September 26 and we are looking for volunteers to...

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September 12, 2021 Newsletter

  Oh sing to the Lord a new song, For he has done marvelous things! ~Psalm 98:1The 11:30 am Sunday service is back this Sunday!!!! September 12, 2021 Come praise God! Make a joyful noise! Please join us in the chapel!  SCHOOL AGED CHILDREN OF GRACE  Get...

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September 5, 2021 Newsletter

Hallelujah! Praise the Lord, O my soul! ~Psalm 146:1 The 11:30 am Sunday service is back September 12, 2021!!! Come praise God! Make a joyful noise! Please join us in the chapel! Praising God with our voices! Sunday, August 29, our organist was unable to be in church....

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August 29, 2021 Newsletter

  May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. ~Romans 15:13SCHOOL AGED CHILDREN OF GRACE Get ready....Rally Day is on its way....coming to Grace, Sunday September 12, the...

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August 22, 2021 Newsletter

  I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. ~Philippians 4:13A letter from Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity Dear Friends at Grace Lutheran Church, You are bringing people together to build homes, communities, and hope in Lucas County! Thank you for...

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August 15, 2021 Newsletter

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. ~Philippians 4:13       Behind the scenes at Grace …. By Gretchen With all the rain it still looks like May around the church campus - everything is still green and needs to be mowed! Usually by...

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August 8, 2021 Newsletter

  I will bless the Lord at all times; The praise of God shall ever be in my mouth. ~Psalm 34:1There was much joy at the Ragtime Rick Outdoor Service on Sunday August 1, 2021. Thank you to Rick and band and to all those here at Grace who put this together. It took...

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August 1, 2021 Newsletter

  I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. ~Philippians 4:13Ragtime Rick this Sunday, August 1, 9:30am. Outside in a tent or broadcast to Brenner Hall if you are more comfortable inside. Join us. Brunch to follow the service.  Concrete &...

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July 25, 2021 Newsletter

  All your works shall praise you, O Lord, and your faithful ones shall bless you. ~Psalm 145:10What a wonderful week here at Grace! VBS 2021. Concrete and Cranes! Thank you to all who helped make this possible! We are all grateful to God for you!  Be Kind...

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July 18, 2021 Newsletter

  Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, And I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. ~Psalm 23:6     This Sunday, July 18, at Grace An Outdoor Contemporary Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday at Grace! ...

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July 11, 2021 Newsletter

  Righteousness shall go before the Lordand shall prepare for God a pathway. ~Psalm 85:13    Sponsor a child for VBS! Would you like to sponsor a child for VBS? It is only $5 per child! The offering goes to offset the cost of materials and supplies...

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July 4, 2021 Newsletter

  Therefore my heart sings to you without ceasing; O Lord my God, I will give you thanks forever. ~Psalm 30:12The church office is closed Monday July 5 for the holiday.Sponsor a child for VBS! Would you like to sponsor a child for VBS? It is only $5 per child!...

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June 27, 2021 Newsletter

Therefore my heart sings to you without ceasing; O Lord my God, I will give You thanks forever. ~Psalm 30:12Sponsor a child for VBS! Would you like to sponsor a child for VBS? It is only $5 per child! The offering goes to offset the cost of materials and supplies...

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June 20, 2021 Newsletter

  Give thanks to the Lord, for the Lord is good, For God’s mercy endures forever.                                                                                      ~Psalm 107:1       Food for Toledo Update by Mary Schneider For the period of May...

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