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MEET SHERRIE McDONALD - VIDEO - Director of Women's Ministries

From Sherrie's Desk:

"My heart’s desire as the Women’s Ministries Director at Grace Church is to develop godly women who are seeking to live out God’s Word in such a way that it affects their daily actions, reactions and relationships. It is only through the study and application of God’s Word to our lives that we will become the women He has created us to be. We are offering a wide range of opportunities for you to be involved in a Bible study (CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF SMALL GROUPS which are listed in the monthly newsletter). It is our prayer that as you read through the brochure, you will find a study that fits your schedule. Let’s join together to get to know “Jesus, our God and Lord, better and better” (2 Peter 1:2 NLT), so that we can transform our personal lives and our relationships with others." \

WOMEN'S MINISTRY TEAM OPPORTUNITY

Wanted: Women to be trained on the sound board for Women’s Ministry Events. If you like to work behind the scenes and this sounds like an exciting challenge, contact Sherrie McDonald at sherrie@grace4families.com or 973-347-0667 ext. 15.

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SUNDAY MORNING WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY - "DISCERNING THE VOICE OF GOD, HOW TO RECOGNIZE WHEN GOD SPEAKS" BY PRISCILLA SHIRER

BEGINS SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, ALTERNATING SUNDAYS, 11:15 A.M., ROOM 105, 7 SEVEN SESSIONS

"The Father so passionately loves you that He sent Jesus to die in your place. He desires a personal relationship in which He speaks directly to you. Have you spent most of your Christian life leaning on these beliefs without really experiencing them? Have you been in the presence of passionate believers who shared stirring encounters with God’s voice while your own soul overflowed with confusion? How did these saints know God was speaking? Discerning the voice of God provides participants with practical help in knowing what you hear is from God. Through this study you will become more familiar with God’s Holy Spirit, His character, language, and tone of voice.” Contact Lisa Faucette for more information at lisafaucette@ymail.com or sign up in the lobby. Book: $12

TUESDAY EVENING WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY - "FREEING A WOMAN'S HEART THROUGH GOD'S WORD" BY NANCY RAMELLA

BEGINS SEPTEMBER 9, 6:30 P.M. TO 8:30 P.M., ROOM 204 (Grace Café)

This study will look into God’s Word to see what He teaches us about finding strength during our struggles. Topics will be chosen based around struggles that women in the group are facing. Come and join with others as we seek to learn how to overcome through the power of God’s Word. Contact Nancy Ramella for more information at nancella347@yahoo.com or sign up in the lobby.

THURSDAY EVENING WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY - "A STUDY OF THE BOOK OF PSALMS"

BEGINS SEPTEMBER 11, 7:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M., ROOM 204 (Grace Café)

This weekly study will investigate the book of Psalms. Listen to the heart of David and the other writers of the book of Psalms as they share their struggles, their joys and their faith. Contact Susie Arnold at 201-919-8267 or susieq10@optonline.net for more information or sign up in the lobby. Book: $10

TUESDAY MORNING WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY - "CHILDREN OF THE DAY" BY BETH MOORE

BEGINS SEPTEMBER 23, 9:20 A.M. TO 11:20 A.M., YOUTH ROOM

"You are children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to the darkness." 1 Thessalonians 5:5

During this nine week study, you'll learn how to let go of past mistakes and discover your circumstances are not coincidental - God's timing is impeccable! Whether you're facing family crises, medical diagnoses, relationship troubles, doubts, or fears, you'll come away encouraged that even though it may not feel that way, you are exactly where Christ wants you to be! For more information contact Sherrie McDonald at 973-347-0667 ext. 15 or sherrie@grace4families.com sign up in the lobby. Childcare provided. Book: $15

TUESDAY EVENING WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY - "LOVED BY GOD: TRUSTING HIS PROMISES & EXPERIENCING HIS BLESSINGS" BY LIZ CURTIS HIGGS

BEGINS SEPTEMBER 23, 6:30 P.M. TO 7:00 P.M. FELLOWSHIP/7:00 P.M. TO 8:30 P.M. BIBLE STUDY, ROOM 100

What does it mean to be loved by God? Does the Lord love us when we are unlovable? When others reject us, is God’s love enough? Liz Curtis Higgs provides the answers in a unique, heart-changing way, bringing to life the ancient stories of Jacob, Leah, and Rachel verse by verse from Genesis 25 and 27-29 in a 7-week study. Contact Carrie Kraus at ckraus01@optonline.net or sign up in the lobby. Childcare not available. Book: $12

WEDNESDAY EARLY MORNING WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY - "THE FRAZZLED FEMALE: FINDING PEACE IN THE MIDST OF DAILY LIFE"

BEGINS SEPTEMBER 24, 7:00 A.M. TO 8:00 A.M., ROOM 204, (Grace Café)

Many women feel frazzled: overwhelmed, stressed out, and in need of fresh hope and enthusiasm. Cindi Wood’s passion is to help women discover that a growing intimacy with Jesus Christ is the key to dealing with life’s challenges. This is a 10 week study. Contact Jennifer Leonard at jen444@optonline.net for more information or sign up in the lobby. Book: $10

THURSDAY EVENING WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY - "CONQUERING CODEPENDENCY"

BEGINS SEPTEMBER 25, 7:00 P.M. TO 8:30 P.M., ROOM 100

Are you the one always “giving” or always “giving in”? Do you try to please everyone, and feel responsible for their happiness? Are you always meeting everyone else’s needs, even if it’s detrimental to yourself? These are some of the behaviors we will address in a new 13 week study that will explain our need to gain approval of others, while we try to control all circumstances. In a Christ centered program, we will explore what it means to have healthy relationships and take care of ourselves in the process. If you can identify with these behaviors, we encourage you to sign up and join us. f you have questions or would like to sign up, please contact Nancy Sullivan at 862-258-3071 or nancys4415@gmail.com.

KAY ARTHUR, PRECEPTS FOR LIFE, HAWTHORNE GOSPEL CHURCH, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15

9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Cost: early registration $37.50 (includes lunch)

On Saturday, November 15, Kay Arthur will be speaking at Hawthorne Gospel Church. Kay has written more than 100 books and Bible studies. She is the teacher and host of Precepts for Life, a radio and television program which reaches a worldwide viewing audience of over 94 million people, teaching them how to discover Truth for themselves. Registration begins September 2 at www.hawthornegospel.com. Please let me know if you register so we can carpool to Hawthorne. Thank you! For more information, contact Sherrie McDonald at sherrie@grace4families.com or 973-347-0667 ext. 15.

FULLY ALIVE: GRACE CHURCH WOMEN'S RETREAT - MARCH 20-22, 2015

“Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.” Proverbs 4:23, NIV

Would you like to participate in preparing for our next retreat? We need your talents, your abilities, your enthusiasm and your giftedness.

If you would like to participate in preparing for the 2015 women’s retreat, please contact Sherrie at sherrie@grace4families.com or 973-347-0667 ext. 15 no later than August 1. There are many opportunities to be a part of this exciting weekend. We would LOVE to have you be a part of the team.

For More Information About Women's Ministries Contact:

Sherrie McDonald

Director of Women's Ministries

973-347-0667 ext. 15

sherrie@grace4families.com