Grace Lutheran Weekly News

September 17th  - September 24th


~~     We Welcome Hendrix Baier into God’s family through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism.


~~     Our city Bible Study on Martin Luther begins again on October 11 here at Grace. The study begins at 7:30 as we examine the era in which Luther lived, and how that helped foster the Reformation


~~     Reformation 500 Banquet tickets ($35.00) are now available (until Oct. 16/17) from the Lay LuMinHoS Rep in this congregation.  Take in this festive evening on Saturday, October 28/17, 6 p.m. at the Western Development Museum!  Dietary requirements can be accommodated and "Tables of 8" are available for groups.  Please write cheque to "LuMinHoS". Thanks so much for your help and support of our LuMinHoS hospital ministry.


~~     This year is Pastor Rod's Attendance Challenge Year: the goal is to attend one more Sunday each month than the month previous! Prayerfully look at your attendance and challenge yourself this year!


~~     This week's Evangelism Tip is prayer for yourself and others: Pray for opportunities to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ, perseverance in sharing, and pray for receptive hearers.


~~     Lunch with Pastor Rod is being expanded to include coffee now that Fall has arrived!


~~     Please sign up to help out with our Reformation Clothing Drive. See the sheet in the fellowship area!


~~     As part of our celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, the Saskatoon Circuit is hosting a Lego building event at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. We have arranged to borrow a kit to build Luther’s Rose and there are over 7,000 pieces of Lego, so we’ll need your help!  The fun begins at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday September 9th, 2017.  All are welcome, whether you are a Lego building whiz or your usual interaction with Lego is stepping on the pieces your kids leave on the floor!  We hope to see you there!  


~~     Confirmation will begin again this Fall! If you have a child or grandchild entering Grade 7 please get them in touch with Pastor Rod so that arrangements can be made ASAP!


~~     Do you like throwing rocks at houses?  Well, here is the opportunity that you have been waiting for!  The Saskatoon Church Curling League invites you to join us on Wednesday nights at 8:45 pm at the Granite Curling Club.  Be a regular curler or a spare….whatever you wish! The league starts in October.  For more information, please contact Glade Penner at 306-955-1009 or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

~~     Please continue to sign-up, and begin making those phone calls, for Project Connecting Grace!


~~     If you would like to have lunch with Pastor Rod please sign up for days Monday - Thursday! If you would like to have lunch with Pastor Rod and Tammy, please sign up for Sunday! We look forward to sitting down and sharing a meal with you.


~~     Volunteers Needed!! Volunteers are needed for the tasks on our regular Sunday services. Readers, Greeters, Communion Assistants, and Ushers. Please see Terry Wirth.


~~     Please consider volunteering for our clothing give away in the fall. We need a coordinator and other people to help sort, put out and help people find clothing on that day in September.


~~     We are looking for a new treasurer to begin sometime in the next few months. Our current treasurer is willing to help you train and work through the books for the first couple of months