Save the Date: Grace Abounds Launch Sunday, Mar. 3—Save the date for Sunday, Mar. 3 as the church council and pastors will discuss with Grace members the potential for multi-site ministry here in downtown Milwaukee. Presentations will be at 9 and 10:15 a.m. in the Grace Center Great Hall. Light refreshments will be provided.

Downtown Lunch—Join Pastor Strong for lunch downtown! Meet up with him and other Grace members on Friday, Feb. 22 at noon at the Milwaukee Public Market, on the second floor in the seating area. Feel free to bring a co-worker or friend! Questions, contact Pastor Strong.

Grace in Action—Grace in Action will provide and serve dinner on Friday, Feb. 22, at the Havenwood location Lighthouse Youth Center (5641 N. 68th St., Milwaukee). Volunteers who sign up are asked to bring a food item or disposable utensils and help serve the meal. Contact Kathy Schlecht for exact times and details at

Marriage Seminar—Experts in golf say that when you swing you need to have great follow through. The same is true with love. You need to follow through in showing your love. Think it. Say it. Do it. On Tuesday, Feb. 26, 6-8 p.m., Grace’s married couples are invited to attend this marriage seminar in the Grace Center Great Hall. RSVP to Childcare and light refreshments will be provided.

First Fridays Concert—Enjoy a free concert in the sanctuary on
Friday, Mar. 1, at 5 p.m. Clarinetist Orlando Pimentel and pianist Elena Abend will perform. Concert will last approximately one hour, with light refreshments served afterwards in the narthex.

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. To RSVP, fill out the form at or contact the church office, email at 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: otherwise call the church office at 414-271-3006, or sign up on the sheets in the Parish Center or Grace Center.

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 Space is limited so act fast!

Grace Apparel Orders—Grace is once again accepting orders for Grace apparel! Polos, jackets, and t-shirts featuring the new Grace logo are all on sale. Order forms can be found in the church office during the week or at the Grace Center host table on Sundays, as well as online at, under the Connect tab. Questions, contact Pastor Strong at or by calling 414-271-3006.

Job Opening at Grace—Grace is seeking a qualified candidate for the role of Events Assistant. This part-time position works closely with the Events Director. If you have a passion for working with people, the ability to share your faith, are incredibly organized and have experience in events, this is a great opportunity! Candidate must be a WELS member in good standing, and willing to work evenings and weekends. For the full job description and more information, contact Veronica Brewer, Events Director at or 414-271-3006.

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