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Christmas JAM Volunteer Registration

November 4th - November 28th, 2017

Our 2017 Christmas JAM will be here soon! Sign up here to volunteer (you must be in 7th grade or up).

Please remember, you must have attended Marysville Grace for 6 months and have a current Children/Student Ministries application on file with us. If you don't, you may pick one up at the Registration Desk downstairs at any Worship Service.

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Refuge: A Prayer Gathering

November 20th, 2017

“Every word of God is flawless; He is a shield to those who take refuge in Him” (Proverbs 30:5).

Please join us as we gather for a time of thanks and praise to God on Monday, November 20, at 7pm! There will be printed materials available to assist and guide you in praying during this informal time at the Cooke’s home.

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REFIT

November 29th - December 6th, 2017

Ladies, join us for 8 weeks beginning on Wednesday, October 18, 6:30 - 7:30pm, for REFIT® a life-changing group fitness experience that rocks your body, heart, and soul with powerful moves and positive music, to inspire you from the inside out. Powered by human connections, we turn boring, have-to workouts into a can’t-miss community fitness experience! REFIT classes propel students to their best selves through dance, toning, balance and flexibility. Our easy-to-follow formula is perfect for both beginners and fitness enthusiasts, with workouts designed for everybody and every body—regardless of age, shape, size or ability.

Kathryn Rohrer will host the class and is a Certified REFIT® Instructor. REFIT® classes are one-size-fits-all. Modifications are easy to implement to increase or decrease the workout intensity, and the follow-the-leader instruction style ensures that all participants feel successful in their workout experience.

Please register today!

Please note that we will not be meeting on November 22 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Going Deeper

November 29th - December 6th, 2017

Join us on Wednesdays, November 29 & December 6, 7-8:30pm, as Pastor Clancy leads us in a study of the thematic structures of the Bible. For example, Old Testament - New Testament structure, Bible genre, basic Bible study methods, and various interpretive clues like authorship, historical context, literary context, and people groups, as well as a full Bible timeline. Bring your Bible, a small notebook, and pen. Class notes will be provided. Register today!

Childcare will be available but is limited so sign up as soon as possible.

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Christmas J.A.M.

December 2nd, 2017

PARENTS, REGISTER YOUR KIDS TODAY TO ATTEND! Christmas J.A.M. is for kids 4 years old through 6th grade! Games, crafts, snacks, and a live drama! The morning is similar to VBS, but it’s all Christmas!

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F.A.Q.'S

WHAT SHOULD MY CHILD WEAR? Casual attire is best (jeans, t-shirts) with close-toed shoes (tennis shoes preferred). Your child will have a game time and they will need to be comfortably dressed. Also, sometimes crafts can get a little messy, so wear something that you don’t mind getting dirty.

WHAT SHOULD MY CHILD BRING? As little as possible. They will be moving from room to room, and unnecessary stuff can get lost easily.

WHAT TYPES OF SNACKS WILL YOU SERVE:

  • Sugar Cookies (Ingredients include: butter, sugar, eggs, flour, powdered sugar, sour cream)
  • Icing (Ingredients include:  powdered sugar and vanilla)
  • Optional decorating item: Sprinkles 
  • Country Time Lemonade (Ingredients include:  Sugar, Fructose, Citric Acid)

HOW WILL MY CHILD'S FOOD ALLERGIES BE HANDLED? Make sure you indicate any allergies on your child’s registration form.  Rice Chex will also be offered as an alternative. If what we provide doesn’t work for your child, you are welcome to send a snack with your child. Please give it to your child’s group leader at drop-off.

HOW DO I KNOW WHAT GROUP/CLASS MY CHILD WILL BE IN? We assign kids to a group by age/grade.

HOW DO I KNOW THAT MY CHILD IS PRE-REGISTERED? You will receive a confirmation email. Unfortunately, spam filters can catch these emails, so please check your spam filter and add registrations@planning centeronline.com to your safe senders list. If you don’t receive an email, please contact us at vbs@marysvillegrace.org to verify whether we have received your child’s registration.

WHEN IS THE CUT-OFF DATE AND TIME FOR PRE-REGISTRATION? Pre-registration ends at noon, December 2nd. However, you can still come to Christmas J.A.M. and register your child for the event.

CAN MY CHILD BE IN A GROUP WITH A FRIEND? We try to honor requests for your child to be with their friends. All our games, crafts and lessons are geared towards specific ages, so if there is a large age gap between children (more than 1 grade) we would ask that your child stays in their age appropriate group.

MY CHILD IS ALMOST FOUR, WHAT IS YOUR CUT-OFF AGE? If your child turns four on or before December 3rd, the date of Christmas J.A.M., he/she can attend.

WHAT TIME SHOULD I BRING MY CHILD? Our Opening session starts at 9:30am, so you can start checking in your children at 9:15am. If you haven’t pre-registered your children, it will take a little longer to get checked in, so be sure you arrive in time for them to get checked in for our Opening. Your kids won’t want to miss it!

HOW DO I PICK UP MY CHILD? Please park and come in to pick up your child(ren) from the Sanctuary. If you must pick up your child before they come back for the Closing in the Sanctuary, you must stop by the Registration Desk and the volunteers there will locate your child and bring him/her to the desk.
**You must bring your security tag that you received when checking in your child(ren), show it to each child’s group leader and he/she will verify that the child’s number matches your number before releasing your child. You will also need to sign out your child, too, on the group leader’s attendance form.

IF YOU'RE WORRIED ABOUT LOSING YOUR COPY OF THE SECURITY TAG:

  • The tag is a sticker so you can stick it to your shirt so that it’s less likely to get lost

  • Or, if you have a smart phone you can take a picture of the tag and show that to your child’s group leader.

  • If you lost your security tag or someone else comes to pick up your child without a tag, that person will be asked to sit in the lobby area until most, if not all, of the other children have been picked up, then the J.A.M. Studio Kids Director will verify that the child(ren) can be released to that person.

WHAT IS SOMEONE OTHER THAN ME IS PICKING UP MY CHILD? Please let your child’s leader know at drop-off if someone other than you will be picking up your child. You can either give the person who will pick up your child your security tag, or send them a photo of it.

IS THERE A COST? No - we are excited to offer this event for free to any kids in our community!

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Baptism Interest

December 2nd - December 3rd, 2017

If recently, or sometime in the past, you have trusted your life to Jesus Christ and would like to make a public declaration of your commitment, we encourage you to sign up to be baptized. Baptism will be during Weekend Worship services of December 2 & 3. Please register by November 7 and complete the Baptism Application and begin working on writing your faith story. Once we have received your application we will set up a time for you to meet with a pastor to learn more about baptism.

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Women of the Lord: December Luncheon

December 6th, 2017

The Women of the Lord meet the first Wednesday of every month over lunch to build relationships, encourage and support each other, laugh and talk, and pray for each other. The next gathering of these ladies-over-50 will be Wednesday, December 6, noon at Yamato Japanese Restaurant (Coleman’s Crossing, Marysville).

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Women of Worth: Christmas at Heart

December 8th, 2017

$0 - $7

Join us as we jump start the Christmas season and enjoy an evening of holiday music, a devotional, and a delicious array of desserts.

Our Speaker this year is Melissa Spoelstra a popular women's conference speaker, Bible teacher, and writer who is madly in love with Jesus and passionate about helping women of all ages to seek Christ and know Him more intimately through serious Bible study. She will be sharing from her new book “Total Christmas Makeover”. Reminding us “In the bustle of the Christmas season, it can be easy to get swept up in all of the things to do. But it's important to pause and remember that our priority should be to spend time celebrating Christ's birth and not forget to invite Jesus to his own party.”

You will want to invite your coworkers, neighbors, and family to this wonderful evening!

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New Attender Dinner

December 10th, 2017

Our next New Attender Dinner will be next Sunday, December 10, at 5:30pm at Pastor Clancy & Sandy’s home. If you’re new to Marysville Grace, desire to meet our pastors and learn more about our vision and values, please join us. Sign up online today if you plan to come!

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Preschool Playtime

December 13th, 2017

Cold weather will be starting soon, so Preschool Playtime is, too! We’ll meet every 2nd Wednesday of each month. This time for moms to connect and let their kids burn off extra energy is open to our church families and anyone else you’d like to invite! Activities will be suitable for newborns through preschool age with large motor toys, a small snack, and even a story.You can also join our Facebook group for updates by looking up “Preschool Play at Grace” and requesting to join.

If Marysville Schools is delayed, then our meeting will be cancelled.

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Spiritual Gifts Class

December 13th - December 14th, 2017

What are your spiritual gifts? Pastor Clancy will teach you what the different gifts are and help you analyze how God has uniquely made you to serve Him.

Register today!

We apologize but we cannot offer childcare for this class.

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Moms Encouraging Moms - December Mtg.

December 15th, 2017

$0

Join us on Friday, December 15, 9:30-11am, for a great time of encouragement and fellowship. This group is for moms with kids of any age. Everyone is always welcome and lots to learn from each other as we GROW together! This year we will discuss "Organizing You" by Shannon Upton. Shannon joyfully shares practical, manageable ways to make our household function more smoothly as we grow closer to Jesus in a real way!

Due to the large number of ladies who attend, childcare is limited to each moms own children. Please register your child(ren) so we are well staffed.

In the case that Marysville Schools is delayed or cancelled, we will not meet for that month.

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Christmas Eve Services

December 24th, 2017

This year, we are excited to offer 3 identical services to celebrate the birth of our Savior! Come for a family-friendly time with relevant teaching and music for all ages that will inspire your Christmas traditions. No child care will be offered but a courtesy nursery will be available where you can take your child if needed. We hope you can join us for this joyous event!

TICKET RESERVATIONS ARE NECESSARY for all services so we have enough room for everyone. Tickets will be available to reserve at the beginning of December.

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Passion 2018

December 31st - January 4th, 2018

$0 - $110

High School Seniors...We're headed to Passion 2018!

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PASSION IS MORE THAN A CONFERENCE, PASSION EXISTS TO SEE A GENERATION LEVERAGE THEIR LIVES FOR WHAT MATTERS MOST... To live in such a way that their journey on earth counts for what is most important in the end. For us at Passion, that's the fame of the One who rescues and restores, and the privilege we have to amplify His name in everything we do.

Passion is more than a conference. More than an event. More than a feeling. Passion is you and me saying goodbye to lesser things and saying yes to Jesus, the One whose name is above every name.

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Kalahari Retreat 2018

January 5th - January 7th, 2018

$0 - $140

Grace Student Ministries is heading to Kalahari 2018, an annual event co-sponsored by student ministries from all over Ohio & Indiana! January 5-7, will be the 13th year for this conference that brings together the fun of the Kalahari Retreat Center in Sandusky, Ohio, the excitement of a large group atmosphere, and challenging sessions with national speakers and an exciting band. This conference features 3 days in America’s Largest Indoor Waterpark, 4 main sessions (1 Friday, 2 Saturday, 1 Sunday), dynamic worship, powerful messages from God’s Word relevant for student life, time together as a youth group, and fellowship with like-minded churches.

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Israel-Jordan Tour

April 10th - April 22nd, 2018

Israel-Jordan Tour Early Registration is now available! You don’t want to miss out on this personal, 13-day tour of the Holy Land with Pastor Clancy and Bob Fetterhoff on April 10-22, 2018. An early registration discount of $75 per person is good through October 1 with an additional $200 discount if you pay the full amount by cash/check. Any questions you might have can be directed to Robin Cady at Wilcox Travel (828-254-0746) or Sue Conn at the church office.

To download the brochure and paper registration form, please sign up here to show your interest and download through the link that appears or through the confirmation email you will receive.

If you're interested in the trip, please sign up and make sure to attend an Informational Meeting on Thursday, September 28, 7pm at the Ministry Center.