Join us Sunday for Worship at 10:30am

X Close Menu

Sunday, October 15 Weekly Bulletin

Wednesday Nights in the Word  Join us this Wed., Oct. 18 for a light family dinner will at 6:15pm and apologetics class at 7pm. Pastor Eric will be teaching on Witnessing to Jehovah Witnesses. If you are attending the dinner, please fill out the section below and place it in the offering basket or SIGN UP at the Information table so we can plan for enough food! Next Wed. Adam Olean will continue the Genesis Bible Study.

Operation Christmas Child is an opportunity to bless children around the world with the Gospel message and small gifts packed in a shoebox. Local pastors will use them to teach the children about their Savior. You may purchase a box to fill from Hobby Lobby stores or use one of your own. Stop by the Ministry table for gift suggestions and box labels.  

Women’s Prayer will meet at the Edina Library next Sat., Oct. 21 and Sat., Nov. 18 from 10-11:30am. GGF women of all ages are encouraged to participate.  To be added to the women’s prayer group, contact Ruth Olean or send an email to: womensprayer@gospelofgracefellowship.org.

Save the Date Mark your calendars! Our annual ladies’ tea will be held on Sat., Dec. 9 around the lunch hour. Volunteers are needed for setup, serving and cleanup. Please contact Ruth Olean if you can help in any way!

Sunday, October 8 Weekly Bulletin

Wednesday Nights in the Word has begun!  Adam Olean will continue teaching from Genesis and a new apologetics class, suitable for children ages 9 and up as well as adults, will be held on the third Wed. of each month. A simple meal and time of fellowship will be provided before the Apologetics class begins. If you plan to attend the dinner, please SIGN UP at the Information table so we can plan for enough food. The remaining  Oct. mid-week schedule is:

  • Oct. 11 from 7-8:30pm Genesis Study (Adam Olean)
  • Oct. 18 from 6:15-7pm family meal and from 7-8pm Apologetics: Witnessing to the Jehovah Witnesses (Pastor Eric)
  • Oct. 25 7-8:30pm Genesis Study (Adam Olean)

Women’s Prayer will begin meeting again at the Edina Library on Sat., Oct. 21 from 10-11:30am. GGF women of all ages are encouraged to participate.  To be added to the women’s prayer group, contact Ruth Olean.

Operation Christmas Child is an opportunity to bless a child with the gospel message and with material gifts during the Christmas season.  Please see the bulletin insert for detailed information or stop at the Ministry table in the back of the sanctuary and learn more.

Pro-Life Ministry Amnion Banquet and Silent Auction is Oct. 27 in  Lakeville. The deadline to sign up is this Fri., Oct. 13 so don't delay! Sign up at the Information table or online: www.amnioncpc.org/friends/events.

Save the Date Please mark your calendars! Our annual ladies’ tea will be held on Sat., Dec. 9 around the lunch hour. Please watch the bulletin in the coming weeks for more information. Volunteers (men and women) are needed—please contact Ruth Olean at roleanski@gmail.com if you can help in any way.

 

Sunday, September 24 Weekly Bulletin

Elder Bob Ranwick has been affirmed by the membership and will begin his term as permanent elder. Thank you to all members who were able to attend the affirmation vote last Sunday and congratulations to Bob!

Fellowship Meal will be held today following our worship service. Please plan to stay for fellowship and food! 

Wednesday Nights in the Word  Starting in Oct., Wed. classes will be offered for the equipping of the saints and for the fellowship of believers.  Adam Olean will continue teaching Genesis and a monthly apologetics class will be held on the third Wed. of each month. This class will be suitable for children ages 9 and up in addition to adults. A simple meal will be provided before the Apologetics class begins. Our Oct. schedule is:

  • Oct. 3 from 7-8pm Corporate Prayer
  • Oct. 3 from 7-8:30pm Genesis Study (Adam Olean)
  • Oct. 11 from 7-8:30pm Genesis Study (Adam Olean)
  • Oct. 18 from 6:15-7pm family meal and from 7-8pm Apologetics: Witnessing to the Jehovah Witnesses (Pastor Eric)
  • Oct. 25 7-8:30pm Genesis Study (Adam Olean)

Women’s Prayer will begin meeting again at the Edina Library! Please mark your calendars for Sat., Oct. 7 and Sat., Oct. 21 from 10-11:30 am. GGF women of all ages are encouraged to participate. If you would like to be added to the women’s prayer group, please contact Ruth Olean or send an email to: womensprayer@gospelofgracefellowship.org.

Pictorial Directory Final day to have your picture taken here at church! Lonnie Paulson will be in the room next to the Fellowship Hall after our service today if you haven’t had your updated picture taken. Alternately, you may email a photo that you would prefer to use no later than Sat., Sep. 30 to the office.

Pro-Life Ministry Amnion Banquet and Silent Auction is Oct. 27 in  Lakeville. The deadline to sign up is Oct. 13 so don't delay! Sign up at the Information table or online: www.amnioncpc.org/friends/events.

Save the Date Please mark your calendars! Our annual ladies’ tea will be held on Sat., Dec. 9 mid-day. More information will be available in Oct.

 

Sunday, September 10 Weekly Bulletin

Elder Affirmation GGF members will be voting to affirm Robert Ranwick as elder NEXT Sun., Sep. 17 following the church service. Member attendance at this short meeting is very important as our bylaws require a quorum of 3/5 of members be present for the vote. If you have any questions regarding the vote please contact one of the elders prior to next Sunday.

Sunday Bible Study Next week Donna Evans, Bible translator with Wycliffe, will share about the work she and her team are doing in Asia to translate the Word of God into local languages. Her presentation will be held from 9-10am in place of our normal class.

Fellowship Meal will be held on Sun., Sep. 24 following our worship service. Please plan to stay for fellowship and food!

Pictorial Directory For all GGF attenders—we are updating our pictorial directory and will be taking new photos of individuals and families in the lower level from 10-10:30am for the next few weeks as well as immediately after the worship service this Sunday. Please stop by to have a quick photo taken for the directory! If you have a photo that you would prefer to use, you may email it to the GGF office.

Pro-Life Ministry Amnion Crisis Pregnancy Center will host their annual banquet and silent auction fundraiser Fri., Oct. 27 in Lakeville. This is a great way to learn more about Amnion’s life-saving and gospel-centric ministry and to help financially by bidding on auction items or pledging support. Please reserve your seat (no cost) at the Gospel of Grace Fellowship table by Oct. 13 online at www.amnioncpc.org/friends/events or sign up at the Information table.

Echo Zoe Radio For his Sep. podcast, Andy Olson interviewed Dana Burkinshaw on the history and qualifications of the Canon of Scripture. You can listen online at echozoe.com.

 

Sunday, September 3 Weekly Bulletin

Corporate Prayer will be held this Wed., Sep. 6 from 7-8pm in the lower level. All GGF congregants are encouraged to participate in this means of grace and service to the body of Christ. We present to the Lord our prayers of thanksgiving and praise as well as petitions on behalf of our church family, our loved ones, our nation and the world. Please bring your Bibles and any Scriptures you would like to read as well!

Pictorial Directory For all GGF attenders—we are updating our pictorial directory and will be taking new photos of individuals and families in the lower level from 10-10:30am for the next few weeks. Please stop by to have a quick photo taken for the directory!

Elder Affirmation GGF members only: Please mark your calendars to stay for a short meeting on Sun., Sep. 17 following the church service. At this time, an official member vote will be held regarding the affirmation of Robert (Bob) Ranwick as elder in accordance with our bylaws.

Pro-Life Ministry Amnion Crisis Pregnancy Center will host their annual banquet and silent auction fundraiser Fri., Oct. 27 in Lakeville. This is a great way to learn more about Amnion’s life-saving and gospel-centric ministry and to help financially by bidding on auction items or pledging support. Please reserve your seat (no cost) at the Gospel of Grace Fellowship table by Oct. 13 online at www.amnioncpc.org/friends/events or sign up at the Information table.

Echo Zoe Radio For his Aug. podcast, Andy Olson interviewed Pastor Eric on the topic of legalism. They answered questions such as: Just what is legalism? How does it manifest in our daily lives? How do we avoid it? There was also discussion about antinomianism which is the opposite error to legalism. You can listen online at echozoe.com.

 

Sunday, August 20 Weekly Bulletin

Order of Worship

Opening Song     Amazing Grace/My Chains Are Gone

Call to Worship  Psalm 23 (Congregation reads together)

Worship Songs   Jesus Is Lord
                          My Heart Is Filled
                          Great Is the Lord

Announcements & Prayer  Mike Kauffmann

Offering Song     My Redeemer Is Faithful and True

Sermon              It’s Grace, Not Race That Matters!
                          Romans 9:6-13 Eric Douma

Benediction        Eric Douma

Pictorial Directory We will be publishing a new pictorial directory for our congregation and invite you to email a picture for the directory to Christy Weum in the office. We will also be taking pictures on Sunday mornings starting next week for those who prefer to have their photo taken.

Corporate Prayer will be held Wed., Sep. 6 from 7-8pm in the lower level. All GGF congregants are encouraged to participate in this means of grace and service. We offer prayers of thanksgiving, praise, and petitions on behalf of our church family, our loved ones, our nation and the world. Please bring your Bibles and any Scriptures you would like to read as well!

Elder Affirmation GGF members only: Please mark your calendars to stay for a short meeting on Sun., Sep. 17 following the church service. At this time, an official member vote will be held regarding the affirmation of Robert (Bob) Ranwick as elder.

Missionary Newsletters are available at the Information table for Valdimir and Oxana Dicol (Moldova) and Donna Evans (Philippines). Both ministries are financially and prayerfully supported by our Gospel of Grace Fellowship congregation in their work to bring the gospel of Jesus Christ to the world.

 

Sunday, August 13 Weekly Bulletin

Order of Worship

Opening Song     How Great Is Our God

Call to Worship  1 Samuel 17:45-47 Dan Flaherty

Worship Songs   Shout to the Lord

Announcements & Prayer  Bob Ranwick

Offering Song     Till the Storm Passes By

Sermon              God’s Promises to Israel Have Not Failed
                          Romans 9:1-5 Eric Douma

Benediction        Eric Douma

Missionary Newsletters are available at the Information table for Moldova and Philippines. Both ministries are financially and prayerfully supported by our Gospel of Grace Fellowship congregation in their work to bring the gospel of Jesus Christ to the world.

Weekly Bulletin is posted on our website for those who are unable to attend and would like to stay abreast of what is happening at GGF. A link is posted on the website home page (www.ggf.church) which will take you to the most recent bulletin.

Pictorial Directory We will be publishing a new pictorial directory for our congregation and invite you to email a picture for the directory to Christy Weum in the office. We will also be taking pictures on Sunday mornings starting soon for those who prefer to have their photo taken.

 

Sunday, August 6 Weekly Bulletin

Missionary Newsletters are available at the Information table for Valdimir and Oxana Dicol (Moldova) and Donna Evans (Philippines). Both ministries are financially and prayerfully supported by our Gospel of Grace Fellowship congregation in their work to bring the gospel of Jesus Christ to the world.

Evangelism Please pray for all of the people who received gospel tracts, had faith conversations and were in contact with the evangelism team over the past few days at the Washington County Fair.

Weekly Bulletin is posted on our website each week for those who are unable to attend. A link is posted on the website home page which will take you to the most recent bulletin.

Pictorial Directory We will be publishing a new pictorial directory for our congregation and invite you to email a picture for the directory to Christy in the office. We will also be taking pictures on Sunday mornings starting later in August for those who prefer to have their photo taken.

Communications Ministry thanks to everyone who completed a communications survey. Your input is very much appreciated and will help to direct the priorities and efforts in this ministry area.

 

Sunday, July 30 Weekly Bulletin

Baptism is being held today at 4:30pm at Lake Johanna on the campus of Northwestern University in Roseville (map is available at the Information table). Please arrive by 4:30pm and plan to walk a short distance down to the lake. The service will begin at 4:45 and all congregants are encouraged to join in celebration with those being baptized.

Corporate Prayer will be held this Wed., Aug. 2 from 7-8pm in the lower level of the church. All are invited to this blessed time of prayer for our congregation’s needs as well as our loved ones, the lost, our nation and the world.

Evangelism Opportunity! Our church will have a booth at the Washington County Fair in Lake Elmo this week from Aug. 2-6 (Wed. to Sun.) Congregants are invited and encouraged to participate in the great commission by handing out gospel tracts, talking with people about their beliefs, and sharing the good news of salvation through Jesus Christ. Please consider joining the GGF Evangelists for a few hours at the booth and experience the blessing of reaching the lost with the gospel! You may sign up or request additional information from Steve Myntti.

How then will they call on Him in whom they have not believed? How will they believe in Him whom they have not heard? And how will they hear without a preacher?
How will they preach unless they are sent? Just as it is written, “HOW BEAUTIFUL ARE THE FEET OF THOSE WHO BRING GOOD NEWS OF GOOD THINGS!" Romans 10:14-15

Communications Ministry would like your thoughts to help in the development of communications materials! Please return your survey today and if you don’t have it with you, please pick up a copy at the Information table and complete it before leaving today. Your input is much appreciated and will help in the prioritization of materials for reaching out to others about Gospel of Grace Fellowship.

 

Sunday, July 23 Weekly Bulletin

Baptism will be held on Sun., July 30 at 4:30pm at Lake Johanna on the campus of Northwestern University in Roseville. If you haven’t been baptized as a believer and would like to learn more about taking this important step of faith, please contact Pastor Eric or call the church office (612-844-0773). An article by Pastor Eric entitled, “Baptism: Sign of the New Covenant and a Means of Grace” is also available at the Information table for anyone interested in a biblical viewpoint on baptism.  All congregants are encouraged to attend as witnesses. Pick up a flyer from the Information table for details! (Please note that the picnic has been cancelled.)

Gospel Tracts are a great way to “be prepared to give an answer for the hope that lies within you.” Several new gospel tracts are now available at the Information table to help you share the gospel of grace found in Jesus Christ with others. Please stop by and take a couple with you today!

Help Needed  Would you be willing to commit to one Sunday morning per month to assist in any of these areas? Please sign up at the Information table. (No special technology skills are required as training will be provided.)

  • Worship service setup and teardown: Arrive at 8:20am to help set up the sanctuary area and also help tear down following the service.
  • PowerPoint Team: Set up the sanctuary computer and advance PowerPoint slides for music and the sermon.
  • Downstairs operator: Person willing to operate the feed for the downstairs screen during the worship service.
  • Information table host/hostess: Greet congregants, answer questions and assist with materials at the back of the sanctuary (10:15am + 15 minutes following the service.)

Sunday, July 9

Baptism will be held on Sun., July 30 from 4:30-6:30pm at Lake Johanna on the campus of Northwestern University in Roseville. If you haven’t been baptized as a believer and would like to learn more about taking this important step of faith, please contact Pastor Eric at ericd@gospelofgracefellowship.org or call the church office (612-844-0773). An article by Pastor Eric entitled, “Baptism: Sign of the New Covenant and a Means of Grace” is also available at the Information table for anyone interested in a biblical viewpoint on baptism.  All congregants are encouraged to attend as witnesses. Pick up a flyer from the Information table for details! (Please note that the picnic has been cancelled.)

"But set Christ apart as Lord in your hearts and always be ready to give an answer to anyone who asks about the hope you possess." 1 Pet. 3:15 (NET)

Gospel Tracts are a great way to “be prepared to give an answer for the hope that is within you.” Several new gospel tracts are now available at the Information table to help you share the gospel of grace found in Jesus Christ with others. Please stop by and take a couple with you today!

Help Needed  Would you be willing to commit to one Sunday morning per month to assist in any of these areas? Please sign up at the Information table. (No special technology skills are required as training will be provided.)

  • Worship service setup and teardown: Arrive at 8:20am to help set up the sanctuary area and also help tear down following the service.
  • PowerPoint Team: Set up the sanctuary computer and advance PowerPoint slides for music and the sermon.
  • Downstairs operator: Person willing to operate the feed for the downstairs screen during the worship service.
  • Information table host/hostess: Greet congregants, answer questions and assist with materials at the back of the sanctuary (10:15am + 15 minutes following the service.)

Sunday, July 2

Evangelism Team is at the Cannon Valley Fair evangelizing this weekend through July 4. Please keep this outreach in your prayers and if you would like to help distribute gospel tracts, pray or speak with fair attenders about Jesus Christ, there is still time to participate! Please call Steve Myntti at for details.

Corporate prayer will not meet in July but resumes on Aug. 2.

Baptism will be held on Sun., July 30 at 4:30pm at Lake Johanna in Roseville. If you have not been baptized as a believer and would like to learn more about taking this important step of faith, please contact Pastor Eric or call the church office. An article by Pastor Eric entitled, “Baptism: Sign of the New Covenant and a Means of Grace” is also available at the Information table for anyone interested in a biblical viewpoint of baptism.  All congregants are encouraged to attend as witnesses!  Details will be provided in July.

Echo Zoe Radio, a ministry operated by Andy Olson, features an interview with Bob DeWaay on his article refuting the book, The Benedict Option. Listen online at www.echozoe.com.

Called to Serve We are in need of some additional help on Sunday mornings. Would you be willing to commit to one morning per month to assist in any of these areas? You may email Christy in the church office or sign up at the Information table or to learn more.

  • PowerPoint Team: Set up the sanctuary computer and advance PowerPoint slides for music and the sermon.

  • Information table host/hostess: Greet congregants, answer questions and assist with materials at the back of the sanctuary (10:15-10:35am and 15 minutes following the service.)

  • Worship service setup and teardown: Arrive at 8:20am to help set up the sanctuary area and also help tear down following the service.

  • Downstairs operator: Person willing to operate the feed for the downstairs screen during the worship service.