Hi, Grace Bible Church!
Here’s a brief rundown of what’s coming up over the next days and weeks at Grace:
If you have children younger than school age, please join us for an informal time of fellowship with other moms and their kids. Meet at the Kooistra’s, 62959 Mimosa Dr. tomorrow, February 1st from 9-11 am.
Please join the women of Grace Bible Church in a time of prayer on Saturday, February 2nd. We will meet in the modular at 7 a.m. for one hour.
We are excited to introduce a new song this coming Sunday called “Yet Not I But Through Christ In Me”! You can listen ahead to the song below as you prepare your heart and mind for Sunday morning.
Are you interested in being a part of or helping to lead a young adults ministry at Grace? There will be an informational meeting after the service on February 10th in the Multipurpose Room. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by clicking the link below.RSVP HERE
Are you new to Grace Bible Church? We would love to get to know you better and help you get connected to others. You are invited to join us for a Newcomer’s Lunch on February 10th following our Sunday gathering. Meet the elders and staff, and get an overview of the mission and vision of Grace Bible Church. Lunch will be provided and childcare will be available. Click the link below to register.Register Here
Grace Bible Youth is excited to announce our second annual Winter Retreat! From February 15th to 17th, we’ll be digging into God’s Word, worshipping together, and having a blast out in the snow and all around Bend. Click on the link below for more information and to register.REGISTER HERE
Jesus said, “By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another” (John 13:35). But what do loving relationships really look like? How does love affect how we relate to others at home and in the life of the church? How should love affect our leadership toward others? “Leading With Love” is a conference designed to explore those questions, as Alexander Strauch teaches us what Paul said to the church in 1 Corinthians 13. This conference will show you how the Bible’s teaching on love can help you improve your relationship skills, be more effective in the ministry God has called you to, and help you resolve conflict and division. Early registration ends February 10th!Register Here
At our Annual Meeting the church family overwhelmingly affirmed all of the elder candidates and current elders. We’re so thankful that the Lord has raised up these men to help shepherd and lead the church. We’ll be having an elder installation service on February 24th during the service.
If you missed the annual meeting, you can pick up a copy of the Annual Report at the Info Booth on Sunday. If you would like to see an online copy of the report you can view it at the link below.ANNUAL REPORT
Want to grow in your Christian faith? Better understand who God is and what the Bible teaches? Meet with a mentor for guidance about specific areas of Christian living? Or maybe you’re just curious about Christianity? We’d love to match you with a mature Christian trained in discipling and mentoring others for 12 weeks starting in March. Available for individuals and couples. If you’d like to receive discipleship/mentoring please click the button below. If you have any questions please call our Counseling and Discipleship Director, Dave Robinson at 541-325-9340.SIGN UP FOR DISCIPLESHIP
Join us on March 3rd after service for a short informational meeting about worship ministry at GBC. We will meet in the Multi-Purpose Room (next to the coffee station) for about 30 minutes. This will be a great time to get to know one another, learn about the worship ministry, and see how you can get involved.SIGN UP FOR THE MUSIC MEETING
Registration is now open for Man Camp 2019 at Washington Family Ranch! This year the speaker will be Ty Neal, pastor of Grace Point Church in Las Vegas. You won’t want to miss what is always a fantastic and valuable time! The early bird registration cost is $135, and includes food and lodging. For more information, go to mancampnw.com.REGISTER HERE
We are in need of a team of volunteers to serve on the meal crew for Man Camp, which is April 26-28th at Washington Family Ranch in Antelope, Oregon. There is no cost to serve, and you will be provided separate lodging with the rest of the volunteers. Responsibilities for the weekend will include helping with meal prep, serving meals, washing dishes, and cleaning the dining hall. One of the ways Washington Family Ranch is able to keep registration costs down is through the help of volunteer meal crews, so your help is greatly appreciated!VOLUNTEER AT MAN CAMP
We’d like to remind you that Orphanages of Kenya has provided a bottle and can drop-off at GBC as a way to raise money for the ministry. Bring your recyclable cans and bottles to church on Sundays and deposit them in the drop-off located on the north side of the administration building. It will be open every Sunday after church on an ongoing basis. There will be a team member there to assist you with your deposits. For more detailed information on how and what to donate, click on the “more information” button below.
Did you miss last week’s sermon? Watch “The Promised One is Here” from Acts 2:1-13.
Click the titles below to listen to the songs that we’ll sing this weekend, or even better, go subscribe to our Sunday’s Songs playlist on Spotify!
February Missionary Highlight | Josh & Kristen Morneau
Josh and Kristen Morneau are new full-time missionaries in Slovenia with Josiah Venture. Josiah Venture focuses on relational ministry with a heart for youth in Central and Eastern Europe. With Kristen’s degree in teaching and Josh’s in music, they were a natural fit for Josiah Venture’s Fusion ministry, which uses music as a tool to reach young people. Through these relationships, they share about Jesus and equip young leaders to fulfill Christ’s commission through the local church. Since arriving in the city of Ljubljana in November 2018, Josh & Kristen have been immersed in full-time language study. After a year of learning the language, they expect to be sent out to begin a new Fusion ministry, and hope to see a new movement of God among the youth in Slovenia.