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108 West Somo Avenue, Tomahawk, WI, 54487
church office: 715-453-4066 – dhetzel(at)gracetomahawk.org

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THANKSGIVING WORSHIP 2017

THE ASSOCIATED CLERGY OF TOMAHAWK (ACT) joyfully invite you to Thanksgiving worship on Wednesday, November 22, 7:00 pm at St. Barnabas Church in Tomahawk to worship together with the Tomahawk community. We will celebrate God’s Word, and in prayer, praise, and thanksgiving to God for our community and our nation.
Readers and Assisting Ministers Needed: Non-clergy Scripture readers & Liturgy participants are needed for the Thanksgiving worship. Please consider participating in this ecumenical worship. Please contact Pastor Carolyn Rauschert at (715) 966-3752, (715) 453-1893, or trustinhim13@frontier.net if you would like to be part of the worship.
Carolers are also needed immediately after the Tomahawk “Christmas Parade” during Thanksgiving weekend. The Chamber wants a group of carolers as one of the activities happening behind the Rodeo after the parade.

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FOR UPDATED INFORMATION…

Most of the posts below are for your information about past events at Grace Church.
For more updated events and information please click above in the menu bar on
“News & Taking Faith Home” to download the Monthly “Newsletter”, the weekly “Good News“, and the weekly “Taking Faith Home”. Also open the
“Church Calendar” page for dates of events.

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St. Mary’s Catholic Church and Grace Lutheran Church Invite you to a Common Prayer Service

St. Mary’s Catholic Church and Grace Lutheran invite the Tomahawk Community to join them THIS Sunday, November 5, 4:00 PM at Grace Lutheran for a service of Common Prayer in commemoration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.
The Roman Catholic Church and Lutheran World Federation have engaged in a series of dialogs over the past fifty years (the Evangelical Lutheran Church to which Grace belong is a member of LWF.) From Conflict to Communion: Lutheran-Catholic Common Commemoration of the Reformation in 2017 is a document along with a service for Common Prayer that names five ecumenical imperatives for Catholics and Lutherans. The Lutheran-Catholic Dialog and this service of “Common Prayer” are instructive and inclusive for all who long for greater cooperation in Jesus’ name. It is significant for those who caused division 500 years ago to invite all to join with us in prayer for God’s Holy Spirit to bring us together.

Join us in praying with Pope Francis and leaders of the Lutheran World Federation, with Catholics and Lutherans around the world, and now in Tomahawk for God’s Holy Spirit to stir us to greater unity in witness and service in Jesus’ name.

To view the Joint Ecumenical Commemorations of the Reformation with Pope Francis and Leaders of the LWF  October 31, 2016 on YouTube click on the pictures below.

 

Lund, Sweden

Malmo Arena

 

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ADVENT CONCERT BUS TOUR

ADVENT CONCERT BUS TOUR
December 2-3, 2017
Register at Crossways website by October 30, 2017
https://www.crosswayscamps.org/2017-advent-concert-bus-tour.html

In partnership with Grace Lutheran Church in Tomahawk, Crossways is thrilled to offer a Bus Tour for adult guests this holiday season! Join us December 2-3, 2017, for an unforgettable musical weekend that will remind us of the true reason for our joy in every season. Our guests will enjoy two world-class concerts at Augsburg College and Gustavus Adolphus College on Saturday afternoon and evening, and will gather with the St. Olaf College community for worship on Sunday morning with special music from the St. Olaf band.

What’s Included:
• Round-trip charter bus transportation from Appleton, Stevens Point, or Wausau
• Overnight hotel accommodations
• Tickets for our two Saturday concerts
• Please note: no meals are included in the cost.
Cost:
• $220 – Single occupancy    • $170 – Double occupancy
• $155 – Triple occupancy     • $150 – Quad occupancy
To Register:
Download our 2017 Advent Bus Tour  Registration Form on Crossways website.
https://www.crosswayscamps.org/2017-advent-concert-bus-tour.html
Forms & payments must be mailed to the Crossways Administrative Office
by October 30th.
Trip Itinerary:
For a detailed itinerary see website!
Saturday Pick-Up Times:  Appleton – 6:45am  Stevens Point – 8:00am  Wausau – 8:45am
Sunday Drop-Off Times: Wausau – 5:15pm  Stevens Point – 6:00pm  Appleton – 7:15pm

To learn more about the concerts and worship services
Augsburg University – Central Lutheran Church,  Minneapolis, MN
Advent Vespers – Saturday, December 2, 2:00pm

Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, MN
Christmas in Christ Chapel – Saturday December 2, 7:30pm

St. Olaf College  Northfield, MN
Sunday Worship w/ Holy Communion
Sunday, December 3, 10:30am

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Blessed to Be a Blessing Event

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Hurricane Response

As a church, we’re standing by our neighbors who are already affected by hurricanes, and we are ready to assist in additional locations as disaster strikes. Lutheran Disaster Response’s affiliates, companion churches, and international partners are collaborating with community leaders and government officials to respond. To support this response use this link.
http://blogs.elca.org/disasterresponse/hurricane-response/

To give directly to relief efforts for Hurricane Irma,  use this link and select “Hurricane Irma” 
https://community.elca.org/hurricane-relief?erid=29673065&trid=73f535bc-6323-4cbe-9c8a-ffa7dd08fffa

Additional Ways to Give
Checks or money orders can be sent to:
Lutheran Disaster Response
P.O. Box 1809
Merrifield, VA 22116-8009

Write “Hurricane Response” on your check memo line.
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Give by phone at 800-638-3522 or online.

 

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SECRETARY SUPPORT POSITION

Grace Lutheran is seeking a part-time person, approximately 10 – 12 hours per week, to work in the church office on Tuesdays, and Fridays. (Current Support Secretary Sarah Mann has accepted a full-time position at the Tomahawk Elementary School.) You can pick up a job description and application in the Gathering Area at Grace or click on this attachment.  Employment Application Grace Lutheran 

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