After Sunday worship, Coffee Fellowship is provided in the upper hall. Refreshment is not restricted to coffee; tea and juice are also offered. Donations of homemade or bought cookies are always welcome and appreciated. We thank all who have donated in the past. Volunteers to serve the refreshments are also needed; if interested, please call our office for the contact information of the Coffee Fellowship Conveners.
Early Riser's (Women’s) Breakfast
The Early Riser's Breakfast group meets at 8:30 a.m. on the last Sunday of each month except June, July, August and December. This is a casual group that invites women to drop in for food and fellowship for as many, or as few, breakfasts as they wish to attend. Sometimes we have special speakers. Generally there is an option for gluten-free. In early January, we gather at a restaurant for a New Year’s/Epiphany Brunch.
Men's Breakfast Group
All men are invited to the Men's Breakfast Group which meets at 8:00 a.m. on the third Sunday of each month, except June, July and August. All men are welcome to join in the fellowship, growth and service. This group is subdivided into four groups, each of which takes its turn preparing breakfast for the meeting. Each meeting includes a short devotional and often features a guest speakers.
Grace Women's Bowling League meets on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. at the Woodside Bowlarama. Several teams form the league. The bowling season is September to just before Christmas and January to April. Social opportunities take place during the games and at the closing banquet. If interested, please give our office a call.
Book Club meets at 7:15pm generally on the first Tuesday of the month (summer months excluded) at member’s home. Books are chosen at least a month ahead. New members are encouraged. See slides on home page, Facebook or bulletin for book choice
Annual Fellowship Events
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
On Shrove Tuesday evening, a congregational supper is held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Lower Hall. There is only one sitting, beginning with brief Worship. Please come and enjoy pancakes, sausages, dessert, juice, tea and coffee. There is a small cost that is used to defray the cost of Easter breakfast. See details on our calendar,slides on home page, Facebook or bulletin for dates.
On Easter Sunday morning, a congregational breakfast is held at 8:30 a.m. in the Lower Hall. All are welcome to come and enjoy fruit salad, pancakes, sausages, scrambled eggs, muffins, juice, tea and coffee. There is no cost for this delicious breakfast however food-bank items will be collected.
Many hands make light work during set-up on Saturday and clean-up on Sunday. Some dedicated chefs are in the kitchen very, very early on Easter morning. Volunteers stay after breakfast on Sunday to clear tables, load the dishwasher, dry dishes, stack chairs and move tables. If you can help this year; please contact our office and ask our church secretary for the name and number of the relevant contact person. Thank-you to one and all who have helped at breakfasts past. Yummmm. See details on our calendar,slides on home page, Facebook or bulletin for dates.
On the first Sunday of Advent, a congregational pot-luck supper is held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Lower Hall. Please make your favourite Pot Luck and bring dishes and cutlery (to minimize cleanup). Tea, coffee, juice are provided. Enjoy singing the first carols of the Christmas Season, a meal together, a short worship, and singing Silent Night by candlelight around the supper table. It's a Grace tradition. See details on our calendar,slides on home page, Facebook or bulletin for dates.
On the fourth Sunday of Advent, our congregation meets outside our church at 6:00 p.m. to go Christmas Carolling. We go by car to sing for various less mobile members of our congregation. We have finished at the Harvey's for some delicious cookies and hot chocolate. See details on our calendar,slides on home page, Facebook or bulletin for dates.
If you wish to be involved in any of our fellowship and service opportunities or if you want any further information, then please contact our office and ask our church secretary for the name and number of the relevant contact person.