Notes and Announcements

August 01, 2021

Currently, we are having a special outdoor service from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at the back parking lot (see below). There are no morning services.

Series: Minor Prophets, Major Problems
Title: “Amos” – August 01, 2021
Pastor Paul Nelson
Sermon notes are available: HERE
Sunday’s Sermon Page: HERE

  • Sunday Nights at Grace – “GCC Summer Nights”
    This summer we will be having our services outside. Prior to the service, VBS will be in session and we will be fellowshipping with a barbecue. Our outdoor service is in lieu of normal morning services. There will be no morning services during this time. Nursery and toddler care will be available during the service time.
    • July 11th to August 15th
    • 5:30 – 7:30 PM at the back parking lot
    • Schedule:
    •   5:30 – 7:30 PM – Vacation Bible School (dinner is included for the kids)
    •   5:30 – 6:15 PM – Dinner, hot off the grill
    •   6:00 – 7:15 PM – Nursery & Toddler care
    •   6:15 – 7:05 PM – Service (in lieu of AM services)
    • Download the Flyer HERE!
    • For more information: Grace Office – or (760) 789-0562
  • VBS 2021
    Beach Bash VBS will be taking place this summer! Our voluteer recruiting will begin in May. Please come to the Children’s Ministry Table on the patio for volunteer sign ups or to get more information.
  • Play Days for Mom’s and Kids
    • Play Days at the Nelson’s – Backyard faces the Church
    • Thursdays 10:00 – 11:30 AM
    • June 24 – August 12
    • All Moms and Kids Welcome!
    • Come Join us for some fun and fellowship!
    • For more information: Cathy Nelson at (760) 803-0728 or
  • LifeStream Blood Drive
    Lifestream is a local non-profit blood bank. There is a critical need for blood and plasma. Surgical and cancer patients; accident, burn and trauma victims; even newborn babies need your help! Here are some tips to help make your experience go smoothly: Bring current photo ID, Wear a face covering (LifeStream staff does, too), Maintain your regular meal schedule, and Increase your fluid intake (water is best) in the 48 hours prior to donation
    • The LifeStream mobile unit will be at Grace Church for a blood drive on Saturday, August 7th – 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • You can schedule your appointment: HERE
    • Event Flyer: HERE
  • Quarterly Men’s Ministry Breakfast
    All men and sons invited. Guest speaker will be Lieutenant Charles Leonard of the CHP (California Highway Patrol). Mr. Leonard will be sharing his testimony and the challenges of his life. The Youth Ministry will be cooking for the breakfast and the proceeds from the breakfast will go to the Youth Ministry fund.
    • Saturday, August 14th
    • 7:30 – 9:30 AM in the Sanctuary
    • Cost is $10
    • Sign up at the Men’s kiosk on Sundays or email Al Lerma
    • For more information or to sign up: Al Lerma at
    • Men’s Ministry Page
  • Child Dedication

    There will be Child Dedications on Sunday, August 29th. If you would like to be a part, there will be an informational class on Sunday, August 22nd. For more information, please email Nate at

  • Journey Through the Bible Women’s Weekly Bible Study
    • Mondays from 6:30 – 8:30 PM in the New Youth Room
    • Tuesdays from 9:30 – 11:30 AM in the New Youth Room
    • Visit our Women’s Ministry Page for Details
    • For more information:
      Cathy Nelson or (760) 803-0728

To check the status of your HomeGroup, please visit our HomeGroups Page. For the attendees of those HomeGroups that will be meeting, please email or call your HomeGroup leader if you need information or have concerns with the assembly.

  • VOM (Voice of the Martyrs) Action Packs
    August Donation
    • Nerf Balls
    • Dental Floss
    • Gauze for Bandaging (rolls or packaged squares/rectangles)
    • **Please – Plain, no words or logos on the items**
    Place you donations in the Offering Basket or one of the two Gray Boxes at the back of the Sanctuary. You may also make your donations online through the Grace Church donation portal and select “Voice of the Martyrs” in the “Designated Fund” box. For more information, please email