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Come worship with us at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday! Pastor Steve’s message will be “The Uprising of Stewardship”, based on Deuteronomy 15:1-11 and 2 Corinthians 8:1-15. You are also welcome to come before worship for the book study at 9:15 a.m. in the Ladies’ Parlor. The book under discussion is The Color of Compromise, by Dr. Jemar Tisby. After that, you can enjoy coffee and pastries in the Blue Room.

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On the national front, the General Conference of the United Methodist Church has been meeting in Charlotte, NC. Momentous actions have been taken. The anti-LGBTQ+ language has been removed from the Book of Discipline, and gay people can be ordained. Deacons have been given the right to administer sacraments. For a full report, click here for UM News.

On Tuesday, April 30, Grace hosted a viewing and discussion of the movie “God and Country”. It was very well attended, with many people from other churches and around the community present. Pastor Steve led the discussion, and it is hoped that this will provide a starting point for cooperative efforts in our community.

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Mission u will be June 21-23 at Bergamo Conference Center in Beavercreek. All are invited to participate. The theme is “The Kin-dom is Among You…Drawing Closer to God and One Another.” Mission u provides education, soul-care, advocacy, and fellowship. Both youth and adults attend! For more information, contact Linda Bales Todd or Sonia Zennie. Scholarships are available! Registration is now open and the deadline is June 1. You can register here.

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