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Announcements: 10-17-21

Grace Bible October 15, 2021

New to Grace Bible Church?
If you are newer to GBC and would like to learn more about what the church believes and practices as well as interact with the elder leadership, please email (info@gbcaz.org) or call the office 480.968.6085.

Bulletin’s Online Comment Card
To request information about the church’s ministries, how to get connected, or submit prayer requests, visit www.gbcaz.org/bulletin; there you can select the comment card to submit your interests. For further questions, contact the church office (info@gbcaz.org).

Looking for a Place to Serve or Get Involved?
Pick up a packet at the Information Table for more details on our ministries and getting connected at Grace Bible Church or email the office (info@gbcaz.org).

Sunday’s Equipping Hour Class (10/17)
Blood for Clarity (Part 5 — Obscurity Killed the Prophet); taught by Omri Miles at 9:00am in the Worship Center. There is no childcare available, but children are welcome to attend.

Next Sunday’s Equipping Hour Class (10/24)
The Way We Came (Part 1); taught by Kyle Frazey at 9:00am in the Worship Center.

Sunday Evening Service
Doors open at 5:00pm for fellowship. The service starts at 6:00pm.

Luncheon for the 50+ of GBC
On the first Sunday of the month come join a group that meets for lunch. For more information, to signup for regular reminders, or to RSVP for the next lunch, please contact Ashley Anderson (ashley@gbcaz.org).

No Evening Service October 31
There will not be an evening service on October 31. Sunday morning Equipping Hour, Baptism Class, and Morning Worship Service will all happen at normal times.

Michael Quihuiz Memorial Service
You are invited to attend the memorial service for Michael Quihuiz. Service will be held on October 23, 2021 at 1:00pm at Grace Bible Church.

Baptism Classes
If you are interested in learning about baptism or interested in being baptized, please register for the baptism class. The classes will run from October 31 – November 14, from 9:00am-10:00am. Please register online at www.gbcaz.org/events. If you have any questions, contact the church office (info@gbcaz.org).

Discover GBC – Next Sunday
If you are newer to the church, Discover GBC is a great place to enjoy some light snacks, learn more about what the church believes, and interact with an elder. The next Discover GBC will be Sunday, October 24 from 9:00am-10:00am. If you have any questions, please contact the church office (info@gbcaz.org).

CFCA Christmas Gifts
Christian Family Care Agency gift tags are now available at the InfoTable. If you are participating with us this year, please bring your wrapped gift to church Sunday, November 14 and drop it off at the InfoTable. Contact Ann Angstead with any questions (ann@gbcaz.org).

Christmas Boutique
Mark your calendars for Friday, November 12, 2021, from 6:00pm-8:00pm hosted at GBC. Come join us for Christmas shopping! There will be lots of fun desserts and coffee for purchase to enjoy with your family.

NGM Teachers Needed
Next Generation Ministries is in need of more people to help serve on Sunday mornings, on a 4 week rotation. If interested and available please contact Vincent Lee (vincent@gbcaz.org).

ACSTO & TOPS
If you pay Arizona state income tax, you have the opportunity to direct those tax dollars to the tuition needs of children who attend either Christian schools or special needs schools. The number of children in GBC who attend such schools is growing and many are in need of tuition help. If you’d like to participate as either a giver or receiver, please contact the church office (info@gbcaz.org).

Book of the Month
October’s Book of the Month is Free to Be Holy by Jerry Wragg and Paul Shirley ($11). This book is written clearly and forcefully, teaching how God’s people might work by God’s means to look more like God’s Son. It provides clear instruction on sanctification and helpfully uncovers many modern errors that impede our growth in Christ-likeness. See the booktable servants for more information as well as a reading guide with an accompanying one-month reading plan.

Restoration and Church Discipline (Matthew 18:15-17)
Jesus directs the church to patiently and gently pursue its sinning believers that they may be won back from their sin. In cases where the professing Christian refuses to repent of sin, Jesus directs the church to remove the unrepentant one from the church family and fellowship. GBC practices church discipline as prescribed by its bylaws in accordance with Matthew 18:15-17. Regular attendance at GBC is considered affirmation of this biblical practice. If you have any questions regarding church discipline please listen to our sermon titled “The Heart of Christ for our Holiness” located on our website (www.gbcaz.org/sermon/111013-sermon/). The elders are also available to answer any questions.