ANNOUNCEMENTS

Second Sunday Social / TODAY after second service / Visitors to Grace Church are welcome to join us for lunch.

Game Feast Committee / The next meeting is TOMORROW, February 12th at 6:30 p.m. in room B1. This is the last meeting before the dinner!

Lenten Services & Luncheons begin this week! The Wednesday services start at 12:05 p.m. The services are followed by a lunch at 12:30 p.m. An express table is available for those who need to be back to work at 1:00 p.m. This week’s menu: chicken noodle soup, applesauce, bread, Boston cream pie.

Sweetheart Dinner / February 17th at 6 pm / Sign up deadline is TODAY.  Join the other loving couples of Grace for an evening of food, fun, music and flowers.  Cost is $25 per couple.  Please sign up in the Welcome center.

40 Days for Life / Christians throughout Pittsburgh are invited to take part in the international 40 Days for Life campaign. The mission of 40 Days for Life is to unite the Body of Christ in the spiritual battle to end abortion. Through 40 Days for Life, 13,998 lives have been spared from abortion, 170 abortion workers converted and 90 abortion facilities have closed! Join us for 40 days of prayer & fasting and a peaceful vigil held every day from 7am – 7pm in front of Planned Parenthood at 933 Liberty Avenue.

Men’s Chili Cook-Off, Friday, March 2 at 6:00 p.m. / Men of the church are invited to attend (better yet, compete in) the Men's Ministry's annual Chili Cook-Off.  Sample more than 20 home-brewed chilis, then vote for your favorite.  The chef of the most popular chili will win the coveted "Jalapeno Hat and Apron" prize.  Festivities begin at 6:00 p.m. If you are competing, you and your chili should arrive by 5:45. If you are not competing, please bring a dessert or chips to share. It is always a great night of fellowship and sharing.  Sign up in the Welcome Center. See you there.

Game Feast Help / The sign-up list for volunteers for the annual Game Feast on Saturday, March 17th is in the Welcome Center on the information desk. See the sign-up sheet for more details. Volunteers are also needed to donate cakes for the Game Feast. The sign-up sheet is in the Welcome Center. Please use a disposable 9x13 pan. Cakes don’t need to be fancy, just delicious! Any questions call Nancy Durst 724-368-9733. Thank you.

Mission Conference!  Sat. & Sun., March 10 & 11.  Attending Missionaries:  Brad & Lori Crawford CrossWorld/Wings of Blessing;  Marlin & Donna Fuller, Awana; Javier & Soledad Ibarra, Ethos360; Jim & Amanda McCaslin, Coalition for Christian Outreach; Jeff Parrett, Cru/Jesus Film.  Saturday:  Breakfast at 9 am, Family Fun Night 6-8 pm. Sunday: Missionaries in both services and all Sunday School classes, Second Sunday Social immediately following second service.  Sign-up sheets are in the Welcome Center.

Tuesday Afternoon Ladies Bible Study for Spring / Starts March 6th / Topic: “Slaying the Giants in Your Life” DVD by David Jeremiah; Tuesdays, March 6 – May 22, 2018, 1-2:30 pm in room 201. This study will equip you with scripture specific to defeating giants of fear, loneliness, worry, jealousy, guilt, anger, doubt, etc., so you can walk in victory as a follower of Christ. Study guides will be available for $6.00 from Julia Squier, class facilitator. Please sign the roster in the Welcome Center if you wish to attend.