Grace United Methodist Church Burnsville Worship
Grace United Methodist Church
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To serve and unite those we touch with the Grace of God

Bulletin: May 12, 2019

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Welcome to all worshiping with us today, especially those of you who are guests among us. We hope you will make yourselves known to those sitting near you by signing the Registration pad. Once it has passed to the far end of the row, please pass it back to where it started. Immediately after the service, please introduce yourself to Pastor Jen.

Children and Sunday School: Children are welcome in worship. We also provide childcare during the 10:00 AM worship service. Our well equipped nursery is for children up to 3 years old. School age children have Children's Church following the Children's Message.  Children are welcome to go to Children's Church or return to sit with their family.

Need a prayer for yourself, neighbor, loved one… Health issues, personal concerns, family conflicts.  Contact  the office. All requests are completely confidential. We never share names, only prayers.
Office Schedule:  The office is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

May 5th Micah 6:6-8 What is Good
May 12th Matthew 25:31-46 Lord, When Was It?
May 19th Luke 10:25-37 The One Who Showed Mercy
May 26th Exodus 16 Manna and Quail

Wednesday Night Programming
May 1st - Old Testament books of the Bible memory games (Pastor Jen out at Continuing Ed.)
May 8th - Surprise activities
May 15th - Final Wednesday Night Activities, celebration and games

Grace Kids & Grace Youth
Join us on Wednesday nights for food, excitement and singing!
5:30-6:15 Meal
- $5/person or $10/family max
6:00-6:30 Grace Kids Activities w/ Pastor Jen
    Youth Choir with Ms. Paige and Laura
6:30-7:00 Grace Youth Activities with Pastor Jen
    God’s Kids Choir with Ms. Paige and Laura

Grace Kids activities is for Pre-K to 3rd graders and Grace Youth activities is for 4th graders to 12th graders to keep in line with the ages of God's Kids and Youth Choir.
A Benefit Concert by the Lakeville Classic Singers to raise funds for the Re-Roofing Campaign will take place on May 5th at 2:00 p.m. at Grace UMC. More details to come.
Cradle Rock
Recognizing all little ones up to age three years as of May 19th. If interested, please sign up in the Narthex.
The following information is needed: 1) Name of child; 2) Birthdate; 3) Parents; 4) Phone number .
LOOKING AHEAD: Vacation Bible School.  Sunday July 7th thru Wednesday, July 10th.  This year’s VBS theme: To Mars and Beyond
Help kids discover the wonders of God's universe!
Spring Cleaning at Grace UMC:  Saturday, May 18th.  8 AM 'til noon.
All-Church Quarterly Town Hall Meeting:  Sunday, May 19th ~ 11:15 a.m.
These town-hall type of meetings are instrumental in how we communicate with one another as a church. This meeting will focus on General Conference follow-up.

Shared Interest Groups 
Book Group:  Thurs., May 16th at 7:00 p.m. at the Home of James & Nancy Milne, 14321 Peninsula Point Drive, Savage, MN ~ 952-226-3547

The President is Missing by Bill Clinton & James Patterson:
As the novel opens, a threat looms. Enemies are planning an attack of unprecedented scale on America. Uncertainty and fear grip Washington. There are whispers of cyberterror and espionage and a traitor in the cabinet. The President himself becomes a suspect, and then goes missing...
Grace Dinner Group:  Bill and Paige Macklin will host Dinner Group on Saturday, May 18th, at 6:00 p.m. at 23021 Woodland Rd., Lakeville.
The dining-in group typically meets the second or third Saturday evening of every month with hosts preparing the entree and guests bringing complementary dishes. Both singles and couples are welcomed.
For questions or reservations, please contact Jean Osborn at 952-898-3708 or or Macklins at 952-469-3384. Reservations are requested by Sunday, May 12th.
Friends, Fellowship & Food
Are you interested in getting to know more people at Grace? Join us for Friends, Food, and Fellowship on Saturday May 25th at twelve noon. This month we will be dining at the Osaka Japanese restaurant in Apple Valley, located at 7537 149th Street West. Please rsvp by Sunday, May 19th to Mary Barthel at or 952-435-3529 (home), 952-215-4768 (cell). New faces always welcomed! "Arigatou, Kite Kudasai"
Men’s Fellowship: Join us Fridays at 6:15 AM at the Lakeville Cracker Barrel.

Ruby's Pantry. Food distribution will take place on Monday May 20th, at Glendale UMC in Savage.  Volunteers can just show up at Glendale anytime between 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. to help for a few minutes or for a few hours. If you have any questions, please call Lynn Kilian at 651-315-1647 or go to
Ruby’s Pantry is a non-profit organization that gathers food donations from local retailers and brings them to their distribution sites over Minnesota and Wisconsin. For more information on Ruby’s Pantry’s Mission.  
click here.
How it works:  Every 3rd Monday of each month Glendale’s sanctuary & fellowship hall are turned into a distribution site. Registration begins at 4:30 PM and runs until 6:00 PM.
The AMERICAN RED CROSS Spring Blood Drive will take place at Grace UMC on Monday, May 13th. The times are a little different this go around. It will run from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. A sign-up can now be found in the nar-thex. As in the past, we are in need of three volunteers to help out at the drive.


United Methodist Women
Please see the UMW kiosk for more information and registration forms.
Ruth Voll Circle:  Wednesday, May 29th at 1:00 p.m. in Room #6
For more information, please contact Vicky Kline at (952-435-7532) or
All women of Grace are invited.

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Grace United Methodist Church
15309 Maple Island Road, Burnsville, MN 55306
Phone: 952-435-5696

        Grace UMC is an Unidos en Cristo Affiliated Church