We love Christmas around Grace City and are excited for all it will bring us this year. We are thrilled to bring back our "No Town Like Hometown" bless-the-city initiative with our "Christmas Edition." In it we have 7 fun ways to give, and serve, or just all-around celebrate and enjoy Christmas this year as a church family.

What better way to start the Christmas season off right than with an epic nation-wide movie event of the Chosen?! We are thrilled to have the honor of hosting exclusive showings of "Christmas With The Chosen: The Messengers" right here in our new home! Since some local theaters were unable to host this nation-wide theatrical event, The Chosen made their special available to churches across the nation. This ticketed event funds the continued filming of this extraordinary show. 

Action Step – Click on the link below for showings and to get your tickets!

Every year, local advocates and counselors generate a list of "unattended" children in their schools...children and youth who have no home. This list includes personal details (excluding names) of those children's shoe sizes, clothes sizes, and other needs they have. This information is put onto tags and given to people so they can go Christmas shopping for these kiddos.This year, we want to meet the needs of these unattended kids in 14 local schools!

Action Step – 1) Pick up a tag in the Junction starting Thursday, November 18th, 2) shop for presents, 3) wrap your presents, 4) bring your wrapped present back by the weekend of December 5th. School advocates will pick up your presents that week and deliver all of them to the children!

Royal Family Kids Camp Living Nativity...Saturday, DECEMBER 11th, 5-8pm
For the second year, the local chapter of RFKC (led by Brian & April Burnett), will host their living nativity in our church family's parking lot to bless foster families and our community.

Action Step – If this ministry touches your heart, sign up in the Junction to help pull off this event for the foster families in our community, and help spread the word by sharing invites on social.

Marlin Handbell Ringers Benefit Concert...Sunday, DECEMBER 12th, 4:30pm
Come and be moved by the sounds of Christmas through the enchanting tones of the Marlin Handbell Ringers. Founding members in 1978 include Pastor Josh's former neighbors and good friends who, after a few phone calls, excitedly agreed to add one more show to their Christmas season! We get the privilege of hosting this fun and talented group in our Community Hall, with all proceeds of ticket sales (suggested donation of $7/ticket, no more than $30/family) will all go to Lighthouse Ministries.

Action Step – Click on the link below to get your tickets!

Jail Ministry Christmas Workshop...Saturday, DECEMBER 18th
Chris Neuberger serves as our chaplain to the Chelan County Regional Jail and oversees all ministries to inmates there. This year he is leading an event to bless the children whose parents will be incarcerated over the Christmas holidays. We are really excited for this brand new initiative Chaplain Chris has put together.

Action Step – We're currently waiting to get a count for how many kids are in need. If you would like to help with this event, sign up in the Junction and Chaplain Chris will get back to you!

Do you know a family in need this Christmas? Job loss? Unforeseen illness or accident? As a church we have set aside mercy funds to meet the extreme needs of folks in our community.

Action Step – 1) Nominate a family or individual by going to the link below and sharing their story with us. Nominations should be in no later than Sunday, December 5th. 2) Help spread the word by sharing Pastor Josh's video on FB / IG to get the word out to our community.

Christmas Eve Eve Service...Thursday, DECEMBER 23rd
One of our favorite services of the year, this one-hour event is for the whole family. Come sing Christmas Carols with Mama Mac, watch a spontaneous living nativity played out by all the kids in the room, and turn your heart towards the manger as we all prepare for Christmas Weekend. Suggested donation is $5/ticket, or $20/family. All proceeds go to families in need in our church family. *Child care will be provided for kiddos 0-3 years.

Action Step – Follow the link below to get your tickets for the whole family! (ps...if you can't afford a ticket, no problem, we have you covered! We still need you to get a ticket so we know how many folks are coming per service, so simply go to app and use the "scholarship" tab for your tickets).

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