One again the Cookie Monster is here and
is asking each of you to bake
6-8 dozen or MORE
for our Bazaar.
Traditional beautiful festive Christmas cookies are the best sellers: spritz, peanut blossoms, Russian tea cakes, decorated cut-out sugar and gingerbread cookies are some of the favorites.
What’s your favorite Christmas cookie?
Please share it with us.
COUNTRY HARVEST SWEETS
We are also looking for baked goods, candies, fudge, loaf bread, pies, Swedish rosettes, krumkake, fattigman and sand bakkels; hot chocolate and cider mixes, various trail mixes; canned goods like pickles, relishes, salsa, jams, jellies, beets, sauerkraut.
We request that Christmas cookies, canned goods and baked goods be brought to the church on Friday anytime during the day before 6:00 P.M.
so we have time to set-up and price items.
If you bring cookies in containers that you want back
PLEASE mark your name on BOTH CONTAINERS & LIDS.
A huge “Thank You” to everyone for your donations & help.
Apple Pie Baking will take place on Oct 6th, at 9:00 am in the church kitchen for anyone who is willing to help.
Bazaar Donations Requested~ The Fall Harvest Bazaar Committee is seeking donated items to be sold on the Silent Auction at our Fall Bazaar on November 14. Handmade items such as paintings, cross-stitch pictures, knitted items and wood crafted pieces are very welcome. Antiques are also very popular. We have also sold firewood that was cut, delivered and stacked. Service items such as babysitting, yard-work, or food items (dinner or dessert-of-the-month) are also well received. If you are willing to donate something for the Silent Auction, please contact Sheri Salmonson (679-4853) or Carol Allman (679-3380). In order for these items to be displayed and bid on, please have your items or a picture of them at the church by October 12. We will be ready to begin bidding on the items on Oct. 18th. Thank you very much.
Electronic Giving is Here!
Contributions can be debited automatically from your checking or savings account or processed using your credit or debit card. Our electronic giving program offers convenience for you and much-needed donation consistency for our congregation. You can set up your donations on our website, www.gracechurchmora.org or scan the QR code below with a downloadable free QRC Scanner app on your electronic device and follow the onscreen instructions.
To set up your electronic donation on our website:
1) Go to www.gracechurchmora.org
2) Click on the [Give Now] tab on the main menu, (you will be redirected to a secure site)
3) Follow the onscreen instructions to schedule your one time or recurring contribution.
Containers Needed: The Garden of Grace Committee for the Fall Harvest Bazaar is in need of containers that can be used for the outdoor winter arrangements sold at the Bazaar. Any large sturdy object that can hold dirt and be left outside is suitable. If you have that you would be willing to donate or have questions, please call Donna Callander at 679-2607. Thank you.
This Sunday Oct 11, 2015 we will be celebrating Baptismal Anniversary’s for the month or October.
Someone to maintain the 4 season planter plantings on the East and West sides of the church, starting with the winter plantings. Call the church office for more information. Thank you
SOCIAL JUSTICE AND WELCA NEWS~ If you read the front page article in the October Newsletter, you are aware of a new project called “Emergency Care Kits”. WELCA and Social Justice are teaming up to create Kits to be made available for homeless teens and adults. (Check the newsletter for more details.) The October Noisy Offering will be used for this project. Thanks for sharing with those who need!
First Communion class will be held on October 14, 21, 28 at 3:15. Please let the church office know if you are interested.
5th Wheels on the Go is on the Go!!
Join us on Sunday October 4th, we will be doing apple cidering at Elm Creek Nature Preserve south of Anoka. Leaving the GLC west parking lot at 12:30 sharp.
For 5th Wheels Events please RSVP to Kathy Hovland @679-2076 or Barb Maul @679-5290 Thank You!
This Sunday is Baptismal Anniversary Sunday.