Newsletters

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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June 13 2021 Newsletter

  It is a good thing to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praise to your name, O Most High… ~Psalm 92:1   The Church and your Favorite Sports Team Throughout history Religion and Sports have existed to bring people of diverse backgrounds together to mutually...

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June 6, 2021 Newsletter

I can do all things through him who strengthens me. ~Philippians 4:13 Congratulations! Longtime Grace members Janet & Joe Keifer are celebrating their 62nd wedding anniversary today, June 6th. Congratulations from your loving family and your Grace family!!...

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May 30, 2021 Newsletter

O Lord, give strength to your people; give them, O Lord, the blessings of peace. ~Psalm 29:11 The Grace Church office will be closed Monday May 31 for Memorial Day.  Grace Get Together!!! What? Who? When? Have you missed seeing and talking with your church family and...

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May 23, 2021 Newsletter

Bless the Lord, O my soul. Hallelujah! ~Psalm 104.35b       Why New Translations? ~Submitted by Pastor Howard  What was so bad about the Revised Standard Version?  It seemed fine to me when I was growing up with it.  (The King James Version seemed fine...

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May 16, 2021 Newsletter

  We love because he first loved us. ~1 John 4:19     Final Update on Breakfast Boxes      On Tuesday, May 4, the last four of the 30 Breakfast Boxes were distributed to our Personal Needs clients.  To say that the recipients of these boxes were...

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May 9, 2021 Newsletter

Shout with joy to the Lord, all you lands; Lift up your voice, rejoice, and sing. ~Psalm 98.4 The Jeff Erdmann Memorial Pasta Dinner looked very different this year. Of course, we especially missed having our good friend Jeff with us and he was close in our hearts all...

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May 2, 2021 Newsletter

God is love, and those who abide in love abide in God, and God abides in them. ~1 John 4:16b Frogs What does a frog say? When you were a child, you would reply, “Ribbit.” As far as I can tell, there is no frog that says ribbit.  As one of the Metropark projects, I...

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April 25, 2021 Newsletter

  We know love by this, that Jesus Christ laid down His life for us and we ought to lay down our lives for one another. ~1 John 3:16    Honoring our Graduates We celebrate those Grace family members who are graduating, their accomplishments, and their...

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April 18, 2021 Newsletter

  How good and how pleasant it is, When kindred live together in unity! ~Psalm 113:1   Graduate Sunday is April 25 All spring graduates, whether it is from high school or college, are invited to be recognized at the 9:30 a.m. service on Sunday, April 25....

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April 11, 2021 Newsletter

  How good and how pleasant it is, when kindred live together in unity! ~Psalm 133:1   Breakfast Baskets  The Outreach Committee is pleased to announce that donations for 30 Breakfast Baskets were received. On Tuesday, March 30, eight Personal Needs clients...

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April 4, 2021 Newsletter

       Getting ready for our next Pastor:  What are YOU personally going to commit to do for the Pastor?  One of the most frequent questions at Grace these days is when are we getting a new Pastor? Why is the Call Process taking so long? I want to reassure everyone...

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March 28, 2021 Newsletter

  Therefore God also highly exalted him and gave him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bend, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God...

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March 21, 2021 Newsletter

Living out Our Baptismal Covenant .....To strive for justice and peace in all the earth.........Easter Egg Hunt Cancelled It is because of COVID 19 and other complications that we have decided we will not be holding the Easter Egg Hunt at Grace Lutheran Church this...

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March 14, 2021 Newsletter

Living out our Baptismal Covenant ... To serve all people, Following the example of Jesus……...Call Committee Report Dear Brothers and Sisters, My name is Ryan Moore and I am the committee chair of the Call Committee.  I wanted to give a quick update on the process for...

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