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Grace is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).
Grace's 25-acre campus is handicapped accessible. We invite you to worship with us this weekend!


Grace Lutheran Church
Summer Vacation Bible School 2015

July 20-24, 2015
9 AM to Noon

Take it to the limit
Embark on an icy expedition where kids overcome obstacles with God's awesome power. Anchor kids in rock-solid Bible truths that will guide them through life's challenges.

Experiencing God's Word
At Everest vacation Bible school, kids experience God's Word in surprising and unforgettable ways! Each day, leaders reinforce one simple Bible truth—which makes it easy for kids to remember and apply to real life!

Visit our VBS Page for more information and to register on-line!

Who We Are - At Grace Lutheran Church, we dedicate ourselves to Sharing God's Grace. Sharing God's Grace is more than a catchphrase for us--it is our mission, our way of life, our beginning and ending point. As members of the largest Lutheran denomination in North America--the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)--We join 4.9 million other Lutherans of the ELCA in believing that we are saved by Grace alone on account of Christ Alone! To learn more about what Lutherans believe, visit the ELCA Welcome Center or Grace's New Member Orientation information.
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Service Information
Featured News and Activities

Check out our current list of Ministry Needs!

Sunday Morning Sweet Treats
Projectionist
2015 BULLETIN & PRESENCE LIGHT SPONSORS

Preschool News -
Summer Camp Deeper With God, June 15-19
2015-2016 Preschool Registration

Book Fair - Mar. 9-13

The Prepare the Way Capital Campaign

2015 NOMINATIONS—The Nominating Committee invites you to prayerfully consider serving as an elected committee member for terms beginning in fall 2015. Please complete a nomination form found on the information desk, and return your form to the nomination box by May 10 for consideration. Committee member openings include: church council, nominating committee, endowment committee, preschool committee, and delegates for the Northern Illinois Synod Assembly.

Services at Grace

Summer Weekly Worship Service

Saturday Evening 5:00 PM
Casual Service
Sunday Morning 8:30AM
Traditional
Sunday Morning 10:00 AM Contemporary

Holy Communion is offered at all regular worship services at Grace. A staffed nursery is available on Sunday mornings.
Listen to Sermons On-Line

SUMMER WORSHIP

On May 24, our Contemporary Service switches from 10:45 am to 10:00 am. The first outdoor Contemporary Service will be June 28, and will be the 2nd
weekend of each month beginning in July through September.

HEALING SERVICE
The Spirituality team will have a healing service on Saturday, May 30 at 5:00pm and Sunday, May 31 at both the 8:30am and 10:00 am services (summer schedule).

ELCA News Page

Pictures on Facebook

UNIFIED COMMITTEE NIGHT

PADS Update

HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH GROUP

CAREGIVER COUNSELING AND RESPITE CARE SUPPORT PROGRAM

Stephen Ministry

Senior Luncheon - May 26, June 23
Adult Bus Trip - June 10
Fall Adult Bus Trip - Sept. 26

Tornado Relief

Blood Drive - May 24

Sunday by Sunday Book Club

M.O.P.S.

Blood Preasure Check - Monthly

PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION — Spread the word...registration for the 2015-2016 school year
is open! Our ELEA accredited Preschool is open to children 2—5 years in age. Please contact
the Preschool Director, Chris Learman at 815-338-0554, ext. 213, with any questions, or to
schedule a tour of the preschool classrooms and meet the teachers.
Grace Lutheran Preschool offers morning and afternoon 1 to 5-day classes for children ages 2 through 5,offering a caring, safe place for children to engage the world while supporting their social, emotional, cognitive, physical and spiritual development. Click here for details on our programs. You can reach our preschool director, Chris Learman at 815-338-0554 ext. 213
Church Closings and Event Cancellations due to severe weather
Grace Lutheran Church will follow D200 closing and cancellations. All weekday activities, including preschool, will be cancelled if D200 has cancelled classes. Please check the Emergency Closing Center website or any of the radio stations listed on the D200 website for any severe weather cancellations.

Grace Lutheran Church in Woodstock, Illinois,is a welcoming community of faith rooted in the gospel of Jesus Christ and dedicated to our mission of Sharing God’s Grace. We offer a variety of worship experiences each week, from traditional to informal and upbeat contemporary. Faith education and spiritual exploration classes will open your eyes to the Bible and God’s words for today’s world. We actively engage the Woodstock and McHenry County community, providing care for our neighbors in need and inviting others to learn about God. Through a wide range of activities for children, youth, adults and seniors we build deep friendships and share our faith. If you seek something more than just frantic daily routine, if you want help teaching values to your children, if you wish to be part of a group of people who are open to share experiences and opinions, and if you want a place where you can explore your faith and God’s plan for your life—Grace is here for you.

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