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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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TUESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY - 10:00 A.M. TO 11:30 A.M., ROOM 204 (GRACE CAFE), JULY 8 TO AUGUST 19, 2014*

"You'll Get Through This: Hope and Help for Your Turbulent Times"

This seven-week study deals with the difficult times in our lives. "You fear you won't make it through. You fear that the depression will never lift, the yelling will never stop, the pain will never leave. In the pits, sourrounded by steep walls and aching reminders, you wonder: Will this gray sky ever brighten? This load ever lighten?" Max Lucado offers refreshing assurance for anyone in the midst of turbulent times. For more information contact Sherrie McDonald at sherrie@grace4families.com or sign up in the lobby. No childcare provided. Cost: $10 for the study guide.

*Note: Study will not meet on August 5.

SUMMER BIBLE STUDY: LOVE DARE FOR MOMS, STARTS SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 11:15 A.M., ROOM 105 (Every other Sunday)

The Love Dare for Parents is an easy to read study that can be worked into any busy schedule. The Love Dare for Parents is designed to “turn the hearts of parents to their children and turn the hearts of children to their parents (Malachi 4:6) so that moms can more fully enjoy and delight in their children while maximizing the positive impact they have on their lives long term.” Each day brings a promising key verse from Scripture, a biblical principle about love that applies to parenting, a specific challenge the parent does for the sake of their child, and space to journal thoughts and reflect on what happened that day. This study will start June 1 and meet every other Sunday through August in Room 105 at 11:15 A.M. Sign up in the lobby or contact Christen Mazzarella at allescn@hotmail.com or 973-726-9481.

TUESDAY EVENING SUMMER DROP-IN BIBLE STUDY - 6:30 P.M. TO 8:30 P.M., ROOM 100, JUNE 17 TO AUGUST 26, 2014

Join us for our Summer Drop-In Bible Study. Come to all sessions or just one! For more information contact Carrie Kraus at ckraus01@optonline.net. No homework. Childcare not available.

  • June 17 - When Godly People Do UnGodly Things (Introduction) by Beth Moore
  • June 24 - When Godly People Do UnGodly Things (Session 1) by Beth Moore
  • July 1 - When Godly People Do UnGodly Things (Session 2) by Beth Moore
  • July 8 - When Godly People Do UnGodly Things (Session 3) by Beth Moore
  • July 15 - When Godly People Do UnGodly Things (Session 4) by Beth Moore
  • July 22 - When Godly People Do UnGodly Things (Session 5) by Beth Moore
  • July 29 - When Godly People Do UnGodly Things (Session 6) by Beth Moore
  • August 5 - To be determined.
  • August 12 - To be determined.
  • August 19 - To be determined.
  • August 26 - To be determined.
  • 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

    LIVING PROOF LIVE SIMULCAST WITH BETH MOORE ~ SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 9 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M. (DOORS OPEN AT 8:00 A.M.)

    Mark your calendars and reserve September 13 for this exciting event. We are pleased to host a Beth Moore simulcast from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on that day. Our prayer is that women would be challenged by God’s Word and transformed by a personal relationship with Christ that impacts their families, churches and communities for His glory. More details will be in the July Times of Grace. Tickets will be available for early purchase Sunday mornings in the lobby July 20, July 27, and August 3. Cost is $30 and includes lunch. Those who purchase tickets on these presale days will receive a coupon for $5 off a purchase of $20 at the simulcast bookstore. For more information, contact Sherrie McDonald at sherrie@grace4families.com or 973-347-0667 ext. 15.

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

    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. Look for more details in the August Times of Grace. 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