Wednesday Connections, May 1, 2019
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The Ninth Annual Great Day of Service is almost here! Thanks to all who registered for this fun day. We will gather at church at 8:30 a.m. this Saturday, May 4, for a light breakfast, devotion, and group photo. Teams will then head throughout the community for a great day of service to others. Participants should have received an email this week with your project team.
Mother's Day brunch. All women in the church are invited to a Mother's Day brunch on Saturday, May 11, at 10:00 a.m. We will celebrate our moms and also each and every women who serves us with her participation, kindness, hard work, and dedication. It's your day! A delicious brunch of quiches, pastries, muffins, fruit, and beverages will be provided, and Pastor Nick will entertain us with Bible Jeopardy. Come join the fun, ladies of all ages! Please sign up at the Fellowship kiosk by this Sunday, May 5, so we'll know how many to plan for.
Transition Apartments. Are you moving, downsizing, updating? Outreach could use a few items for the GRACE Transition Apartment AGLC is sponsoring. Consider donating one or more of these items to help a woman out of abuse or from homelessness:

  • Console table or sofa table
  • 1–2 night stands
Other items:
  • 4 – 85" curtains (light teal  or dove blue)
  • 2 – curtain rods (41")
  • 1 – curtain rod (76")
  • Full/queen bedding with 2 shams (pastel floral, dove blue, light teal, or soft gray)
  • Full-size bed ruffle (white or off-white)
  • Full-size sheets (2 sets) 
  • Small book case
  • Floor lamp(s)
  • Table lamp(s)
  • 2–3 22" floating shelves for kitchen
  • Hangers
If you have questions, please contact Kim Haggerty or Lori Anderson.
Nominees for Church Council. We will be electing new Council members at our congregational meeting in June. If you would like to be nominated to serve on the Church Council, please contact a member of the Nominating Committee: Kenn Mingus, Chad Nelson, John Nelson, or Pastor Nick. You can also indicate your interest during the Time and Talent survey in May.
Holy land trip. Deposits will continue to be accepted until August 1 for the Abiding Grace Holy Land trip, February 4-13, 2020. Please contact Kathy or Michael Humen at or 817-773-6527 for more information.
Keep in prayer. Please keep the following people in your prayers: Sandy, Jeff, Arty, Dawn, Sarah, Tracy, Mona, Mimi, Shirley, Mike, Arthur, Elenor, Marie, Charles, LInda, Rich, Martha, Terri, Kay, Davey, Jim, Corbin, Marie, Chris,Tommy, Karseno and Langsdale families, Chris, Tommy, David, Hill family, Rachel and parents, Lindsey, Lorraine, Joan, and Carl.
This Week and Next

Wednesday, May 1
5:45p Via de Cristo/Emmaus
6:15p Handbell rehearsal
7:00p Choir rehearsal

Saturday, May 4
8:30a Great Day of Service

Sunday, May 5
Confirmation Sunday
9:00a Worship with nursery
10:00a Sunday School, all ages
11:00a Worship with nursery

Monday, May 6
7:00p Property Committee
7:00p Stephen Minister cont. ed.

Tuesday, May 7
7:00p Bible Study with Pr. Nick

Wednesday, May 8
5:45p Via de Cristo/Emmaus
6:15p Handbell rehearsal
7:00p Choir rehearsal

Thursday, May 9
7:00p NYC Trip music rehearsal

Saturday, May 11
10:00a Mother's Day Brunch

Sunday, May 12
9:00a Worship with nursery
10:00a Sunday School, all ages
10:00a Finance Committee
11:00a Worship with nursery
Noon Fellowship Committee
Café Italia Sunday, Ira E Woods 
Church Master Calendar
Save the Date

Sunday, May 19
10:00a Sunday School: last day

Saturday, June 1
4:00p Ordination of Kathryn Saunders-Allen

Monday-Friday, July 15-19
Vacation Bible School
Last Week's Videos
On AGLC YouTube channel
Last Sunday a Sanctuary Lamp was dedicated in honor of Curtis Piper.
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Sunday worship with nursery: 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Sunday school for all ages: 10:00 – 10:50 a.m.

Rev. Nick Billardello, Pastor
Taylor Perkins, Director of Family Ministries
Vanessa Crixell, Director of Choral Ministries and Office Manager
James Crixell, Director of Instrumental Ministries
Roger Burnell, Organist and Accompanist
Church office (M/Tu/Th 9a–4p and W 11a–4p): 817-601-7128

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Abiding Grace Lutheran Church
1060 E Highland Street
Southlake, TX 76092

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