August 30 - September 6, 2022
For Worship services please visit our YouTube channel.
Thank you to everyone who volunteered last week to create a safe and welcoming home for our Family Promise guests. We are grateful for your participation!
Children's Choir starts this Sunday!

Miss Irene is excited to announce ‘Ways to Praise’ as the theme for Grace Lutheran Children’s Choir this year. We will begin rehearsing on September 4th, 2:50-3:30 in the Choir Room and will rehearse weekly thereafter. All children ages 5-10 are welcome. Questions: contact Irene at 704-517-5403.
Fall music programs are starting this week!
Consider joining one of our ensembles.
Grace Ringers will begin on August 29 at 6:20 pm.

Grace Alone will begin on August 29 at 7:20pm.

Parish Choir will begin on August 31 at 7:00 pm.
We have space in all three of these ensembles for YOU! Contact Jeremy by clicking here for more details.
Children's Choir will begin soon as well. Stay tuned for more information!
John 'Jack' Lockwood
1941 - 2022
Members and friends, we are sad to inform you of the death of our brother, Jack Lockwood. We have no further information at this time, an obituary will follow next week.
We hold close in prayer Bea, their children, and all those who mourn this loss. We trust in the eternal promise of the resurrection and entrust Jack to the heavenly care of Jesus Christ.
WELCM Gatherings are starting up again and we would love your help to give our college students a home-cooked meal each Thursday night at the White House! The sign up sheet and ideas for menu options will be posted in the Fellowship Hall starting Sunday! Reach out to Olga-Maria at 502-644-0176, or with any questions!
Grace Craft Group
A new craft group is starting Tuesday, Sept. 6 from 11 am to 1 pm in Room 107! Sabrina Blanks is coordinating this group of crafters of any skill level and any craft, with the group’s purpose to craft items that will be donated to different organizations in need of those items (for example, knitted or crocheted winter hats and scarves). Grace Craft Group will meet the first Tuesday of each month, with an option to join via Zoom if you prefer. Bring any craft supplies you’d like to use, plus Sabrina will have some extra yarn, crochet hooks, and knitting needles. She is happy to teach beginners to crochet or knit! To email Sabrina with any questions or for more info click HERE.
Join the Rock Hill Afternoon of Poetry and Pose as our Grace member, Donna Wylie shares from her new book of poetry, Born to Be Me at The Mercantile HQ on September 11 at 2pm.
Click HERE for more information.
Bethel Men's Shelter has volunteer positions available for you to sign up for now! If you'd like to learn more about these positions, and/or would like to sign up, please click HERE.
Ongoing volunteer opportunities: assist with transportation, visit with the women, and serve a meal (click HERE for meal sign up). If you are interested in volunteering in any capacity or for further information, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Amy Lane at or 803.659.9885.
Volunteer at HOPE
Volunteers needed Monday through Thursday mornings
(or Tuesdays at 6:00 pm). Call Rachel Bell, Volunteer Coordinator at (803) 493-5840 or Grace’s HOPE liaison, Ron Hartman, at (330) 620-4711 for more information.
Biggest need this week:
+ Feminine Hygiene Products

Other needs for this week:
+ CEREAL + Pop Tarts + Grits & Oatmeal + Canned Beans, Baked Beans, Canned Corn + Jelly + Pancake Mix & Syrup
+ Spaghetti Sauce + Individual snack packs + Condiments + Coffee (Instant & Ground) + Dog food & Cat food + Body wash & Shampoo
+ Toothpaste & Toothbrushes + Feminine Hygiene Products + Toilet paper + Diapers / Pull-ups sizes: 4, 5, 6

You can drop items off in the bin located outside the church offices when you're in the building, and a volunteer will take them over to HOPE. Please only place non-perishable items in the bin!
Altar Flower Sponsor needed for this Sunday, September 4 (1 vase)

There are several dates available to sponsor Altar Flowers.The cost is $45.00 for one (1) or $90.00 for both (2) vases. Click HERE to sign up or contact the church office.
Worship Assistant Schedule

Click HERE for the September Worship Assistant Schedule.

Don't see your name? Want to join the rotation? Email the church office today!
Congregation Connections

The Sanctuary candle for the month of August is given by Nancy and Gus Koegler in loving memory of our grandson, Grant and our son, Scott.

The Sanctuary candle for the month of September is given by Louise and Eric Schmidt in memory of Eric's brother and sister-in-law, Hal and Norma Schmidt.

The Altar Flowers for September 4 are given by Linda and Raymond Zieverink in memory of our parents James and Selwyn Perkins and Edward and Dorothy Zieverink.
Offering Our Gifts to God

Your gifts to Grace allow our ministry to happen! Thank you for your support

Part of our worship is offering our gifts to God. You can give in several ways:

  • Give via the offering plate in the Sanctuary

  • Give online by clicking HERE (you have the option to offset the cost of giving online)

  • Set up giving though your bank

  • Mail your offering to the church office.

Thank you for continued faithful giving!
Click HERE for the July Treasurer's Report
Can We Help?

If you are in need of help (of any kind), or simply want to connect,
please reach out to the pastors. We want to walk with you.
Please call or email us.
Stay connected! Click on the links below!
426 Oakland Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29730

(740) 312-5774 (Pastor Gregg’s cell)
(864) 230-3816 (Pastor Rachel’s cell)

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm