Happening at Grace

Easter Breakfast
Join Grace on Easter Sunday, Apr. 1, for a delicious breakfast in the Great Hall from 7:15-10:45 a.m.

Grace in the Ward
Mark your calendars: Grace in the Ward kicks off the week after Easter on Sunday, Apr. 8, 10:30 a.m. in the Broadway Theatre Center (158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee). Grace members are strongly encouraged to come check it out!

Grace Apparel Available
Grace apparel is now available for purchase! Jackets, polos, and t-shirts are available. View the items in the Grace Center coat room or HERE. Submit all order forms to Pastor Strong before Apr. 8. Questions? Email Pastor Strong at astrong@gracedowntown.org.

Women’s Bible Study
Beginning Wednesday, Apr. 11, join women of Grace for a four-week study on 2 Peter. The group will meet at 6:30 p.m. every other week in the Waukesha/Wales area. RSVP by Apr. 8 to Beth Vershowske at tombethv@gmail.com or Susan Bondow at ssbonds@live.com.

Seeking Baristas
Grace Place is seeking baristas! If you have a few hours free a week, contact Angie Grass at graceplace@gracedowntown.org or call 414-271-3006 Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.

Job Opening at Grace
Grace is seeking candidates for the new position of Volunteer Coordinator. This part-time position will work with members to identify skills and interests that can be used to support Grace’s ministry work and strategic goals. If you are a positive, creative person who loves meeting and working with people, this is a great opportunity! Candidate must be a Grace member in good standing. 10-15 hours per week; flexible schedule. For a full job description or more information, contact Kevin Becker at kbecker@gracedowntown.org or 414-271-3006.

First Fridays: Three Violin Sonatas
Join Lydia Metzger (violin) and Grace member Sarah Henrich (piano), as they perform three violin sonatas by Mozart, Schumann, and Copland. Concert is Friday, Apr. 6 at 5 p.m.; light refreshments will follow.

Happy Hobby Hour: Container Gardening
Get ready to flex those green thumbs! Join Grace member Sara Dostal on Friday, Apr. 13, at 5:30 p.m. for a workshop on the art of container gardening. Cost is $5, and includes appetizers, beverage ticket and raffle. Contact Veronica Brewer at vbrewer@gracedowntown.org to RSVP today!

Grace YP April Event

Donate your time with Grace YP on Saturday, Apr. 14, 9-11 a.m. at The Guest House.
Check out milmission.org for more info. Contact Josh Grefe at graceyp@gmail.com or 507-995-4934 for details. 

Grace in Action April Event
Join Grace in Action and help serve dinner at Lighthouse Youth Center’s Havenwoods
Campus (5641 N. 68th St.) on Friday, Apr. 27, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Each volunteer will be asked to bring a dish to pass. To sign up, contact Suzanne Knapp.

Youth Rally 2018
On June 26-29, WELS will hold its national Youth Rally at Bowling Green State University. This provides teens with wonderful opportunities to connect, learn, and worship with other teens from across the nation! Cost will be covered by Grace Church. Contact Senior Assistant Lucas Proeber at laproeber4@gmail.com for more information.

Women of Grace
Save the date! Women of Grace’s next quarterly event is set for Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m.-noon in the Grace Center. Watch in the coming weeks for more details, or sign up to join their mailing list: womenofgracemke@gmail.com.

Lost and Found
It’s almost spring, and with the church cleaning coming up, Grace is also cleaning up its lost and found! Please check the lost and found (located in the coat room at the back of church) for any lost gloves, scarves, or other items you or your child may have left behind. Any unclaimed items will be discarded by Easter.

Happening Around the WELS

WLHS Spring Band Concert
Please join WLHS for an evening of beautiful music on Thursday, Apr. 12, at 7 p.m. in the WLHS auditorium as the concert band presents their spring concert. Members of the Jr. Viking Band will also perform with the high school band. Admission is free and seating is general admission.

WLHS Work Days
Do you have spring cleaning or yard work that needs to get done? Wisconsin Lutheran High School students are here to help! All freewill donations received go towards the Our Hands for His Service mission project goal of $32,000 to support pastors and grade school students in Zambia, Africa. Work days are any Saturday or Sunday, April 14-May 20. To request a team of hardworking students to take care of your yard work, contact Lauren Konkol at 414-779-1056 or via workday@wlhs.org. Include your name, address, phone number, the work you need accomplished, and the day(s) this work could be completed.

WLHS Dinner Auction
Everyone is invited to Wisconsin Lutheran High School for the annual dinner auction “Light the Path” on Saturday, Apr. 14, at 5 p.m.  The WLHS gym will transform into an elegant dinner venue and include a silent and verbal auction, raffles, and more! For auction information, sponsorship opportunities, or to donate an auction item, contact Heidi Witz, 414-453-4567, ext. 2004 or planner@wlhs.org.

The Lutheran Chorale of Milwaukee
The Lutheran Chorale presents its 60th Anniversary Concert on Sunday, Apr. 22, here at Grace Lutheran Church. Under the direction of Mary Prange, the Chorale presents “Sermons In Song” at 1:30 p.m. and again at 4 p.m., with a 20-minute organ prelude. The concert will include music for choir, brass, strings, organ and congregational singing. Banquet to follow, RSVP online at lutheranchorale.org.

WLHS Creation Museum & Ark Encounter
A limited number of spots are still available for Friends of Wisco to attend the WLHS Creation Museum and Ark Encounter tour June 7-10, 2018, on a first come, first serve basis. For registration information, visit www.wlhs.org/creationtour or contact Tempo Travel Service at info@tempotravelservice.com or 414-774-1080.

Gary’s Gallop
Wisconsin Lutheran College will host the 15th Annual Gary’s Gallop 5k run/2-mile walk presented by Elite Sport & Spine on Saturday, Apr. 14 at WLC’s outdoor Athletic Complex (1401 N. Swan Blvd, Wauwatosa). Advance registration is $25.
For information or to register, visit wlc.edu/garysgallop.

Camp Phillip Registration Now Open—Registration for 2018 is now open! Located in Wautoma, Wisconsin, Camp Phillip is a camp dedicated to providing relaxation and renewal in Christ for WELS youth, adults, families, churches and schools. CLICK HERE to see what camps are available in summer 2018.

WELS Job Openings
There are several job openings in the WELS currently available! Check the job board in the Parish Center to see what opportunities await!

Kettle Moraine Lutheran Annual Charity Auction
Join us in travelling Back to the Future for our 20th Annual Charity Auction on Saturday, Apr. 21, 2018. Visit kmlhs.org/auction to make a donation, register to attend, purchase raffle tickets, or learn more about this event.

Annual LWMS Convention
The convention will be held June 21-24, in Green Bay. This unique convention provides an opportunity for WELS women to learn more about home missions, along with mission work taking place around the world. Register now at lwms.org; early bird registration ends Mar. 30. Contact Christie Fischer, to.nine@hotmail.com with any questions.