Know and Be Known – Nov. 16 | 6:30-8pm
In order to have conversations about topics that may be difficult, it's important to KNOW one another first. Our "Know and Be Known" initiative is a strong component of Grand View's faith life, and we're excited to host another Know and Be Known event next Thursday, Nov. 16 from 6:30-7:30pm. This is a wonderful time to come and get to know one another on a deeper level than you might not normally get the opportunity to do on a Sunday. Conversation and topic starters will be available. Please attend! For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanksgiving Meal – Nov. 23 | Noon
Please join us for a fun annual Thanksgiving lunch at Grand View on Thanksgiving day, Thurs., Nov. 23 at Noon, hosted by the United Methodist Men. Perhaps you don't have family in the area, or are getting together on a separate day. Turkey, ham, potatoes & gravy, stuffing, rolls and beverages will be provided. Sign up in the Gathering Space to bring a dish to pass and enjoy a wonderful time of warm food and warm fellowship. For more info, contact: email@example.com.
New Member Orientation - Nov. 26 & Dec. 3 | 5-6:30pm
New Member Orientation is the perfect time to profess your membership to Grand View or to simply learn more about the what makes Grand View unique. Join us on Sun. Nov. 26 and Sun. Dec. 3 from 5-6:30pm at Grand View to talk with Pastor Tom, ask any questions you have, and learn about our Methodist faith. Then, on Sunday, Dec. 10 - New Member Sunday - those who want to join will do so during the 8am or 10:45am Worship Celebration. For more information contact the Church Office: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kickoff to Christmas - Dec. 2 | 2pm
It's the most wonderful time of the year and it's almost upon us! Please join us for a fun Kickoff to Christmas event at Grand View on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 2pm. There will be the traditional church decorating but also cookie decorating, children's crafts, hot cocoa & hot cider - even a Christmas movie! Please sign up in the Gathering Space if you're able to come and help decorate, and also if your kids will be coming to participate in the fun activities (so we know how many items to have.) This is a great way to kickoff our very meaningful Advent season here at Grand View. For more information, contact Social Committee members Nikki Simon: email@example.com or Jessica Soppe: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women's Coffee – 2nd Saturday of each month | 10am
Please join us for a time of fellowship, relationship building, fun & laughter on the second Saturday of each month in the Susanna Wesley room at Grand View. Coffee and snacks are provided. For more information, contact Terri@grandviewdubuque.org.
Men's Breakfast – 3rd Saturday of each month | 8am
All men are encouraged to attend the United Methodist Men's Breakfast on the third Saturday of each month at HyVee on Dodge St. (in the Community room by the freezers). This is a wonderful chance to get to know others from Grand View, as we plan upcoming events and opportunities for the UMM to make an impact in the community (work days, fundraisers, etc.) For more information contact Ron: email@example.com.
Journey of Hope (Cancer Care Ministry) – Nov. 21, 28 | 6:30-7:30pm
The Journey of Hope Cancer Care Ministry is a new Ministry at Grand View that provides hope and love to those on their cancer journey. Held Tuesday's Oct.-Nov. from 6:30-8pm in the Susanna Wesley rm. For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reasons for Faith Class – Wednesday's | 6:30pm
Waylen Hackbarth is offering a 5-week class, "Reasons for Faith" on Wednesday nights as part of CREW beginning Oct. 18. This is a Bible study presented with video and discussion, with information presented lecture style. This opportunity will appeal to those looking for something with a little more academic feel. For more information contact: email@example.com or visit: http://www.cslewisinstitute.org/Basic_Apologetics_Course
1 Peter 3:15 "But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect."
Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts, Passions, & Strengths – Wednesday's | 6:30pm
Pastor Tom will be teaching a class on “Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts, Passions, and Strengths.” This will take place on Wednesday CREW night, 6:30-7:30pm beginning Oct. 18. Participating in this class means that at the end of it, you (and the people close to you) will know and have an understanding of how God has gifted you! This, then, opens the door wider for you to serve and live in ways that are more fulfilling to you personally, AND helps you better fulfill God’s call upon your life to serve as Jesus served. Books cost $24 and the order has been placed. If you haven't signed up for the class and still would like to do so, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Damka Matters - February
You are invited to come this Sunday evening to Grand View and enjoy fellowship, information, and a taste of the kinds of food eaten in Nigeria! We are starting to put the pieces together for another mission trip. Is God calling you or nudging you to make this life-changing journey? Or, is God nudging you to be more actively involved in this transformative mission, even if you never make the actual trip to Nigeria? We invite and encourage more people to be a part of this. For more information contact: email@example.com.
Texas Mission Trip - December
There is great conversation about a first mission team making the trip to Ingleside, TX, to the United Methodist Church in that community, to help with Hurricane Harvey recovery! At this time, we are considering the second week in December, but nothing has been finalized. If you are interested or would like more information, contact the Church Office: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Financial Peace University - Coming in January!
If you are interested to hear more about this or if you know about how life-changing this course is and want to attend, please let us know! Email: email@example.com.