Today! Grace Abounds Presentation—Head to the Grace Center Great Hall today at 9 or 10:15 a.m. and join the church council and pastors as they discuss with Grace members the potential for multi-site ministry here in downtown Milwaukee. Light refreshments will be provided.

Lent Begins—The season of Lent begins this week, starting with Ash Wednesday on Mar. 6. Grace provides mid-week Lenten services at 12:10 p.m. (a shorter service, a great alternative for those who work downtown) and at 6:30 p.m. (with a meal served beforehand). RSVP in advance, sign up sheets are in the Parish Center and Grace Center.

Can you help serve at a Lenten meal? Contact the events office at events@gracedowntown.org or call 414-271-3006 to help.

March Happy Hobby Hour: Cupcake Creations—On Friday, Mar. 8, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Grace Center, join Grace member Julie Schoenrock as she guides you through her steps to creative cupcake designs that are both darling and delicious! Cost is $5 and includes drink ticket, appetizers, supplies for decorating, and raffle entry. RSVP online at gracedowntown.org/connect/rsvp-for-happy-hobby-hour/ or contact the church office, email at data@gracedowntown.org or call 414-271-3006.

Blood Drive—Grace Lutheran Church and the BloodCenter of Wisconsin team up once again for a blood drive on Sunday, Mar. 10, 2019, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Parish Center. Our goal is to get 27 donations —can you help us reach our goal? To sign up, select a slot via this link: www.gracedowntown.org/connect/sign-up-for-blood-drive/ or call the church office at 414-271-3006, or sign up on the sheets in the Parish Center or Grace Center.

Forward in Christ & Meditations—The March 2019 issue of our synod’s monthly magazine, and the daily devotional booklet for Mar. 3 - June 1, are available in the church entry and Parish Center. Grace member Kerry Ognenoff wrote this month’s “Heart to Heart” article, so be sure to check it out! Pick up your free copies today!

Bowl-a-Rama—Grace’s Bowl-a-Rama is scheduled for Sunday, Mar. 24, from 2-4 p.m. at Riviera Lanes (8600 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis). For $4, you can play two games and rent shoes! Please bring non-perishable food items for the St. Marcus food pantry. This year participants are encouraged to wear either wacky socks, wacky hats, or both! Sign up at the counter in the Parish Center lobby or email Drew Carter at dcarter@gracedowntown.org. Space is limited so act fast!

Grace Young Professionals/Rooted MKE March Events—Grace Young Professionals (soon to become Rooted MKE) invites you to join them for Game Night on Saturday, Mar. 9, 7 p.m.-midnight in the Grace Center Great Hall, Axe Throwing at AXE MKE on Friday, Mar. 22, at 7 p.m., and a new Bible study on Ruth on Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. in the coffee shop. Questions? Contact graceypgroup@gmail.com for details, or follow them on Facebook.

Last Call! Grace Apparel Orders—Get your orders in today! Polos, Order forms can be found at the Grace Center host table today, as well as online at gracedowntown.org, under the Connect tab.

Job Openings at Grace—Grace is now seeking candidates for:

Events Assistant: This part-time position works closely with the Events Director. Applicants should possess a passion for working with people, the ability to share their faith, pristine organization skills and experience working in events. Candidate must be a WELS member in good standing, and willing to work nights and weekends. For a full job description, contact Veronica Brewer, Events Director, at vbrewer@gracedowntown.org or call the church office at 414-271-3006.

Event Representatives: Are you 18 or older, have reliable transportation, a passion for special events and can work two weekends a month? Grace is currently looking to hire 12 event representatives for events at the church and in the Grace Center. Interested? Contact Events Director Veronica Brewer at vbrewer@gracedowntown.org.

Assistant Manager for Grace Place Coffee: Angie Grass, after six years of service as manager of Grace Place Coffee, is hanging up her apron for an exciting, full-time opportunity. We wish God’s blessings! Our new coffee shop manager is Samantha O’Connell, and we are seeking a coffee lover to help her out! Qualified candidates will love working with people, be able to work early mornings and weekends, and able to help with day-to-day tasks. Training (and tasting) by Stone Creek Coffee is provided. Contact Samantha O’Connell at 414-271-3006 or email graceplace@gracedowntown.org.