Hi, Grace Bible Church!

Here’s a brief rundown of what’s coming up over the next days and weeks at Grace:

Upcoming Events

Would you like to be a blessing to people in our community? Join with other Grace folks to help out at Habitat for Humanity this month!

  • Habitat 4 Humanity: Friday, August 23rd, 1-4:00. Build a house to help provide affordable housing for working families in our community. No experience necessary. H4H provides all tools and training. Call or email Dave Robinson for more information or to sign up: dave@gracebibleofbend.org / 541-325-9340.

Join us this Sunday, August 25th after service for a short meeting about worship ministry at GBC. We will meet in the Multi-Purpose Room (next to the coffee station) for about 30 minutes. Find out more about this ministry and see how you can get involved! RSVP using the link below.


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 September 8th 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. Sign up by clicking the link below.


Community Groups – where church becomes family. Community groups gather once a week to share a meal, care for each other, discuss the sermon from Sunday, and apply it to our lives. Groups start meeting the week of September 15th! Get connected to a group near you!

Beginning September 22nd, we are excited to offer four Equip Classes on Sunday nights from 6:30-8:00 pm: Biblical Counseling 1, Theology 3, Habits of Grace, & Women’s Bible Study (there will be a second Women’s Bible Study available on Tuesday mornings as well). Childcare will be available, and the cost of the class includes all needed materials. For more information and to register, click the link below.


Learn more about serving and the different ministries at Grace! Stop by the tables in the breezeway after the service on September 22nd. Ministry and Community Group leaders will be available to answer your questions and help you get connected.

Update from Orphanages of Kenya: Hello Grace Bible Church! It has been several weeks since we brought the Orphanages of Kenya Bottle and Can opportunity to your attention. Along with you “old timers,” there may be some new attendees who do not know about this program. We collect only bottles and cans on which you paid a deposit for reimbursement at the grocery store, and this money helps support orphans in Kenya. To date, we have collected nearly $1000 through this project. Almost everyone has recyclables for which they paid a deposit (wine, peanut butter, and applesauce don’t count, ha! – yes, we have received these), so it is very easy to collect these cans and bottles and bring them to the OOK recycle bins on the north side of the administration building after church on Sundays. There will be a friendly attendant there to help you deposit them. If you need to drop them off at another time, just leave your bags on the pallet in front of the recycle bins and we will take care of them. You will be assisting to rescue children from certain premature death if we did not help. Thanks from the children and the board of the Orphanages of Kenya!

Our 2019 Women’s Retreat at Washington Family Ranch will be October 18th-20th, and will bring together women from a number of Acts29 Northwest churches! Please join us for a time of refreshment, encouragement, and renewal. Click the link below for more information and to register.


Did you miss last week’s sermon? Watch “Are You Ready?” from Luke 12:35-48.

Sunday Gathering


This Sunday we will look together at Luke 11:5-13, as we continue our summer sermon series on The Parables of Jesus. We encourage you to read ahead and come prepared to hear from God’s word.

Sunday’s Songs

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!

August Missionary Highlight | The Smiths

The missionaries that we are highlighting this month serve in an area of the world that requires that we use discretion in how we share information online. Please pick up a bulletin on Sunday or check the Grace Bible Weekly email for more information about our missionaries and how you can pray for them.

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