Welcome to Grace!

all are welcome, none rejected

This Week at Grace

August 23


9 am

Women’s Breakfast (2nd, 4th and 5th Tuesdays)
Waffles Corner, 3129 Arden Way

10 am

Plots of Love Garden work day
Help plant, weed, harvest. Bring work gloves, water and hand tools if you have them

7 pm

Session Meeting
Meet at F. Hall residence (contact Rev. Barnes for details)

August 24


7:30 am

Men’s Breakfast
The Waffle Square, 2107 Fulton Ave. (at Cottage Way)

6:30 pm

T’ai Chi for Beginners BY APPOINTMENT
Social Hall  –  Call (916) 670-0176 to sign up.
No fee, donations accepted.

7:30 pm

T’ai Chi for Continuing Students
Social Hall
No fee, donations accepted.

August 25


3:15 pm

Christmas Reflections Planning Meeting
Studio Lounge, all are welcome

August 27


7:45 am12:15 pm

10:15 am–12:15 pm

CalFresh Booth
Country Club Plaza Certified Farmers Market
on Butano, east of Watt (Click here for more details)

August 28


8:30 am

Grace Music & Arts Players rehearsal

9 am

Worship –  Rev. Warren Barnes

10 am

Fellowship with Treats and Healthy Snacks
Social Hall

10:30 am

Adult Study – explore the sermon
Everyone welcome.

5 pm

Eventide Worship -Rev. Jeanie Shaw
plus supper and fellowship
Social Hall

What Else

Save the Date!  Come & See a Community in Action!
Sunday, September 18, Open House and Brunch
all are welcome, bring your family and friends
9 am
experience our modern/traditional worship, with special music by noted musicians Sam Clein and Ryan Harbert
10 am
be our guest for a light buffet brunch,
learn more about our food access and population health initiatives, join in at  CSUS student-facilitated table-top discussions about social and corporate justice, or just visit with your neighbors

Save the Dates!  October 21 & November 4, 4th Annual Farm to EVERY Fork!
Our focus this year is on childhood nutrition and school lunch. We’ll be screening a witty and provocative documentary about two kids exploring the world of food as it relates to what ends up in their school lunches. And  the Head of Nutrition for the San Juan Unified School District will speak on the challenges of providing nutritious meals amidst regulations and budget restrictions. Click here for more information.

S.H.A.R.E.S. Program 
If you shop at Save Mart, Lucky or FoodMaxx stores you can help support Grace PC every time you shop. Sign up is easy, you don’t have to carry a card, just use your 10-digit phone number at the register. Contact Don Anderson to sign up.

Rent-A-Youth (ongoing service)
Need help clearing brush, washing windows, cleaning gutters? Rent a team of youth (plus an adult) and let them tackle your hardest projects, help our young people to serve others, and support the Presbyterian Disaster Response Ministries. Our Eventide group has traveled around  the country and to Central America help local communities with disaster recovery and other projects.

Call Lisa Gardner, (916) 955-2723, to schedule your team of inspired el-hi and college-aged workers. Teams typically work from 9 a.m. to Noon. A $100 donation to Disaster Response Ministries is suggested.

Check our Facebook page for the latest details on what’s happening at Grace.

Visit our Let’s Connect pages for information about our regular events and opportunities to serve the greater community.

On your next trip to the grocery store consider buying extra peanut butter, canned meats, soups and chili, oatmeal packets, or pasta for the Sierra Arden Neighborhood Food Closet. Donations are accepted during regular hours Monday–Friday from 9:30 to 11:30 am. Questions? Call SANFC 438-1942.
Paper Grocery Sack

We are collecting clean paper grocery sacks for the Carmichael Food Closet. Approximately 70 are used each day to distribute food. Bring them to the church. On Sundays leave them in the church kitchen (look for the designated container. During the week leave them at the Arden church office.


Box Tops and Campbell's Soup Labels for EducationWe are collecting Box Tops for Education and Campbell Labels For Education on behalf of the staff and students of Oakdale Elementary School in North Highlands and Starr King K-8 in Carmichael. Click on the program names above for more info about which products qualify. Bring labels and box tops to worship on Sundays or place in a marked envelope and leave in the large mailbox in the Arden Christian campus courtyard.


img-buyback-02Drop off your recyclable bottles and cans  [California redemption value (CRV) containers] any Sunday morning. Leave them in a marked bag or box the parking lot next to the kitchen door.