WILDFIRE RELIEF RESPONSE
In this time of uncertainty and grief, it is our privilege as the Church to be the hands and feet to take action. As a church body, here are some ways you can respond to the Oregon Wildfires:

Prayer:
Sep 13 | 5PM | via Zoom | Contact: GC Info
As people in our community and surrounding areas continue to be impacted by the wildfires, join us in praying for those who are affected by or experiencing loss during this tragedy. Join us for a zoom Worship & Prayer night on Sunday, September 13th at 5pm. Register at zoom.gracechapelonline.org

Support:
Contact: Support
We have a team in place ready to help those who have been impacted by these wildfires. We would love to know how we come alongside you and help. This team will be responding to those who need assistance and offers of assistance. Many of you have reached out and offered several different ways you can help support others and we love that! The best way to reach out if you need support or to offer support is to email us at [email protected]. You may also reach us at (503) 570-2988 option 2.

Give:
Contact: Lyn
If you would like to give to the Wildfire Relief Response Fund assisting those who have been impacted, please visit give.theheartofthecity.org. 100% of your giving will aid in our relief efforts to help those who have been displaced by the wildfires.

Drop Off Event:
Sep 16 | 3PM – 7PM | 28925 SW Boberg Road | Contact: Lyn
Heart of the City is hosting a drop off event to collect items that are needed to help support our first responders and those who have been displaced by the wildfires this Wednesday, September 16th from 3:00-7:00pm. There is a list of specific items we are collecting on our Facebook page and on our app.

CHURCH ONLINE
Sep 13 | 8AM, 10AM & 12PM | Contact: GC Info
Join us Sunday mornings for Church Online! In the midst of social distancing, this is an opportunity for us to gather together Sunday mornings for Worship and listening to a message from Mike. Please join us here.

KIDVENTURE ACTIVITIES
Contact: Kidventure
We desire to see kids and families live on mission together through a lifestyle of being involved in God’s Word, responding to His Spirit, and loving others by serving together. We offer weekly online experiences that include Bible stories, worship, games, and printables for all ages – preschoolers to preteens. Please check out our KVTV pages here. For encouragement and to stay up to date on all events, follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

ARDENT JH TRIBES
Sep 15 | 7:00PM | Contact: Emma
Junior High Tribes are meeting in backyards! If you would like to know where your child’s specific group will be meeting, please email Emma.

THE FORGE
Sep 16 | 6:30AM-7:35AM | Contact: Men’s Community
A group of men coming together on a weekly basis via Zoom to strengthen our walk with the Lord, provide encouragement, and lift each other up in prayer. In the month of October, the structure of The Forge will shift to include additional in-person opportunities. If you would like to receive information or the Zoom code for the Forge, please email Men’s Community.

ARDENT SH TRIBES
Sep 16 | 8:00PM | Contact: Emma
Senior High Tribes are meeting in backyards! If you would like to know where your child’s specific group will be meeting, please email Emma.

REAL MOMS GATHERING
Sep 15 | 7:00PM | Villebois Plaza |Contact: REAL Moms
Moms! We hope you can join us for our REAL Mom’s gathering at the Villebois Plaza on Tuesday, September 15th at 7pm. Our gatherings are limited to 12 adults. Please fill out our sign up form to let us know you will be there! Bring your own dinner or dessert and we hope to see you there!

WOMEN’S FALL LAUNCH
TBD – Contact: Women’s Community
We are planning a Fall Launch Event! The details are still being confirmed, but please be on the lookout for a women’s email coming sometime in the next couple of weeks. In it you will find more info on our vision and all the opportunities for this fall, including our Launch Event!

WOMEN’S CONNECTING
Sep 15 – 30 | Wilsonville, Sherwood, Canby |Contact: Women’s Community
Ladies, we miss you! And many of you have said the same! For September, as everyone is finding their new life rhythms, we are offering several opportunities to connect with other women! All details are on the GC app.

Park Connection: Sip some coffee or tea, bring a craft to keep your hands busy, or just bring yourself for some good old fashioned fellowship. Make sure you have a chair and a coffee, and we will see you there!
September 15 – Sherwood at Snyder Park  9:30am & 6:00pm
September 19 – Canby at Wait Park 10:00am
September 22 – Wilsonville at Town CenterPark  9:30am & 6:00pm

Group Walks: Do you prefer to walk while you talk? Join us while we can still meet up outside! 
September 19 – Wilsonville at Graham Oaks Park  9:00am 
September 30 – Sherwood, at the track at Hawk’s View Elementary (in the heart of Sherwood) 10:00am & 6:30pm

ARDENT TRIBES
Starting week of Sep 21 | Contact: Emma
Ardent is moving indoors! Small groups will be meeting at separate places all throughout the week – email Emma to get connected with your child’s group! Sign ups are required.

2ND ANNUAL MEN’S COMMUNITY CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT
Sep 24 | 6:00PM | TBD | Contact: Men’s Community
All men and boys ages 13 and up are invited to our 2nd Annual Cornhole Tournament. This will be a fun safe outside event. Multiple prizes will be awarded. Simply bring a partner, chairs, and your own food & beverage. Please register here. Space is limited to 25 teams.

REAL MOMS
Contact: Real Moms
Moms, are you looking to connect with other moms? We are doing some backyard meetings! If you would like to know more, please email us at Real Moms.

HEART OF THE CITY (HOC)
Contact: HOC
Heart of the City is Grace Chapel’s outreach and inreach center. They are here for our members and the Wilsonville community. We partner with other nonprofits and organizations to administer to the whole person. If you find yourself in need, or know someone in need; please email HOC.

FINANCIAL UPDATE
Our For The Kingdom (FTK) generosity initiative began December 2018 and runs through November 2020. You can learn more about FTK in our GC app or on our website at forthekingdom.build. We have a variety of ways people can give to Grace Chapel: you can mail in your contribution, give online or visit the GC app. Here is the giving update as of 9/6:

One Fund Goal:              $ 9,464,000
One Fund Received:       $ 6,880,664
Received Last Month:     $    216,927
Received This Month:     $      44,911
Received Last Week:      $      53,427