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Grace Weekly | Sep 4, 2013

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Scripture for the day:  “All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of his possessions was his own, but they shared everything they had. With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection and much grace was upon them all.” Acts 4:32-33
Grace Received: I heard a great story about a first time guest who was here last Sunday. He came from another Christian tradition and when he saw that the table was set for communion, told a friend before the service that he would probably not participate. The friend noticed that he did celebrate communion with us and asked him about it afterwards. His response: “I experienced God’s presence here today in a way that I haven’t for a very long time.” He was drawn to Jesus and enjoyed sweet table fellowship with Christ and with us. Grace offered. Grace received!
This coming Friday night your church board and pastoral staff will be having an extended time of prayer and fasting to pray for you, and to seek God’s direction for Grace. Please join us in this and remember to pray as well for our revival with Jeremiah Bolich which is Sept. 22-25.
Grace Shared: We received 5 new members last Sunday and are thrilled that God brought them to Grace!
Luke Brown
Jackie Brown
Christen Corely
Trent Corley
Elizabeth Groover
We have two new adult Sunday School classes starting this week. The first will be  is a men’s class taught by Luke Brown that will be using the “Men’s Fraternity” curriculum. It will meet at 8:00.
Jackie Brown will teach the other new class which starts at 11:00 and they will be studying the Old Testament Patriarchs. If you are not already attending a Sunday School Class, or are in another one but would like to give one of these a try, consider yourself invited!
HELP NEEDED: This Friday (Sept. 6) Paul and Carolyn Gibson’s household items will be delivered to their new address. They could use some help unpacking so if you can assist, please give them a call at: 602-539-2664 or email at paulcarolyn.gibson@gmail.com
Not yet in a home-based Grace Shared Group? These groups meet in homes all over Clarksville a twice a month. Contact Joe Voight to get involved: joevoight@phoenixoftn.com
Men’s prayer breakfast Saturday Sept 7 at 8:00 a.m.
Grace Extended:  Last Sunday we received a love offering for Tori Steveson. She’s an Army wife stationed at Ft. Riley, KS and her husband is currently deployed. She’s been diagnosed with a brain condition that will require an extended trip to a neurologist in NC. When made aware of the need to help with travel expenses, you gave nearly $3,000! Thanks so much for your tangible display of love which will be a huge encouragement to this family!! You guys are incredible!

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