What? When? Where?

Here’s what’s happening in March & April.  Want to know what’s happening daily?  Take a look at our Calendar!

School of Urban Ministry  

See class listing below and register for School of Urban Ministry (SUM) classes under the “Class/Event Registration” tab under Events, or *click here to visit the School of Urban Ministry website to register and see class descriptions.
 

***Each student must also have filled out a registration form on or before the first day of class or they will not get credit for taking the class. These forms have the class descriptions on them and are available at the Connect Table in the foyer.

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School of Urban Ministry (SUM) Classes
 
Upcoming classes in March:
 
You and Your Bible:
Instructor: Pastor Jim Cornwell
Monday nights, March 18th – May 6th (no class April 22nd)
 
Understanding the Bible:
Instructor: Pastor Emmet Hutchinson
Tuesday nights, March 19th – May 7th (no class April 23rd)
 
Let’s Dive Into 1 John:
Instructor: Pastor Tom Powell
Tuesday nights, March 19th – May 7th (no class April 23rd)
 
*All classes are from 6:30-8pm in the Fellowship Hall or Classroom #1

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HAPPENING IN MARCH & APRIL
 
♦Egg Stuffing ~ March 23rd @ 12noon (Saturday) in the Fellowship Hall. Come join us for a labor of love ~ we will stuff plastic eggs with wrapped candy (for the Easter Egg Hunt) and fellowship. Other egg stuffing opportunities on Saturdays: March 30th @ 3pm (please note different time), April 6th @ noon, and April 13th @ noon in the Fellowship Hall. We need volunteers!
 
♦Parents Night Out ~ March 23rd from 5-8pm at the Church for children ages 6 months – 10 years old (sponsored by the Women’s Ministry). All children must be registered. Registration is from March 3rd through March 17th at the Connect Table in the foyer at church. No registration after March 17th! You can get more information at the Connect Table.
 
♦Spring Cleaning ~ March 30th from 9am-2pm. We need volunteers to help spruce up the church for Ignite the City prayer event and Easter. Feel free to bring your own vacuum along with dusters. Any questions, please call the office @ 253-584-3778.
 
♦Food Bank ~ March 30th from 11am-1pm in the Fellowship Hall, once a month (generally the last Saturday of each month – check the calendar for any changes). Volunteers are always needed ~ please see Becky Fortin if interested in helping.
 
♦New Life Program Graduation ~ April 5th @ 6pm in the Chapel. All are welcome to attend this graduation as we honor those who have finished this program offered by and part of the Tacoma Mission.
 
♦Ignite the City (prayer event) ~ April 6th from 6-7:30pm ~ please join us in the Chapel for a night of worship and prayer as we lift up the city of Tacoma and the surrounding area. We are very excited to have special guests from throughout Pierce County to share and lead in prayer. Jesus prayed that His church would be unified, and this is a wonderful way to live that out as we gather as one to pray over our city. This is a multi-church event for all of the Body of Christ, so all are welcome! Hope you can join us for this wonderful time of prayer! *There is no childcare available. Any questions, please contact Stacey Moore.
 
♦Leadership Huddle ~ April 7th from 12-1pm in the Fellowship Hall. All are welcome as we hear from various ministry leaders, gain insight about those ministries, identify expectations and direction, communicate pastoral care needs, discuss facility needs, and aid with the day to day logistics of the church. 
 
♦Young Adults Group ~ April 7th @ 5pm ~ this is a group for those who are ages 18-30’s. It’s a casual time of fellowship with a large focus on building Christ-centered friendships. There is a time of fellowship, games, and a devotional. Childcare is not provided, so we kindly ask that you please arrange your own childcare ahead of time. We usually meet the 1st Sunday of every month in the Gift Shop. Please visit the Connect Table in the foyer or email the Connect team at connect@lgministries.org for more information.
 
♦Prayer Group ~ Thursdays (every other week) ~ the next prayer time is April 18th @ 7pm in the Gift Shop. There is also prayer at the church every Tuesday morning from 6-7am in the upstairs prayer room with a group from Living Grace, Freedom River, and Hope Community Church. All are welcome to attend these prayer gatherings. Check the online calendar for exact dates and any changes to the prayer times.
 
♦Ladies Game Night ~ April 19th @ 6pm at Cathy Kazibwe’s home. Come and enjoy some fun and fellowship with other ladies. Any questions, please see Cathy or call her at 253-389-9358.  
 
♦Easter Egg Hunt ~ April 20th @ noon (registration begins at the park @10:30am/Egg Hunt begins at noon)for ages 3-12 held at the Roosevelt Park, 3601 East Roosevelt Ave., Tacoma, WA 98404 (sponsored by the Christian Athletic Club/C AP). Please plan to be there early to register your children. The Egg Hunt will begin promptly at noon, and there will also be a drawing for Easter egg baskets and bikes.
 
♦Baby/Child Dedication w/class @ 9:15am on April 21st ~ Please plan to attend this class from 9:15-9:45am in Classroom #1 or the Gift Shop if you plan to have your child dedicated during service on 4/21 (Easter). Please register online under the Class/Event registration page. You may also fill out a registration form which can be found at the Connect Table in the Foyer and place it in the offering basket or in “The Box” at the back of the Chapel.
 
♦Ladies Spring Fellowship ~ April 26th @ 6pm in the Fellowship Hall. More details coming.
 
♦Women’s Sunday School ~ “Crazy Love” by Francis Chan ~ begins April 28th every Sunday morning from 9-9:45am sharp upstairs in the Women of Grace Room. Please bring a Bible. No Childcare is provided. All women are welcome to join! Questions? Email us at womenofgracetacoma@gmail.com.
 
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♦New season of CAP / Christian Athletic Program (free sports program for children ages 5-12) ~ Mondays, November 5th – April 29th from 6:30-7:30pm for indoor basketball for children at the Roosevelt Elementary School at 3550 E. Roosevelt Ave. in Tacoma. No CAP on the Mondays that Roosevelt Elementary School is closed: (11/12, 12/3, 12/24, 12/31, 1/21, 2/18, and 4/22). Any unscheduled school closures will result in the cancelation of CAP for that day also. Any questions or for more information, please see Pastor Emmet Hutchinson or Eugene Jeffers or email them at cap@lgministries.org.
 
♦Saturday CAP visitation ~ We have visitation of our enrolled CAP children and their families along with evangelism on Saturdays @ at 1pm.  We’re also knocking on doors on Saturdays to sign up new children for CAP, and we pair people with experienced individuals. We meet at 1pm under the covered play area @ Roosevelt Elementary School, 3550 E. Roosevelt Ave. in Tacoma. Those interested can contact Pastor Jim Cornwell or Eugene Jeffers.
 
Bible Study/Coffee Fellowship ~ Every Saturday from 8-9am in the Fellowship Hall where we enjoy a time of Bible teaching and fellowship. Any questions, please see Dr. Larry Hansen.
 
♦Women’s Conference Registration has begun ~ the conference theme is “Recipe for Joy” and will be held at Camp Arnold in Eatonville from May 31st through June 2nd. Registration and information will be at the Connect Table in the foyer at church.
 
♦Show Us Your Talent! (Talent Show/Fundraiser for the Saturday Night Feed) ~ 1st prize – $100, 2nd Prize – $50, 3rd prize – $25 / best prize of all? Being part of the audience! Come join us – it’s going to be FUN! The Talent show will be on Friday, May 3rd @ 6pm in the Chapel. An offering will be taken for the “Saturday Night Feed” with Cyrus O’Leary pie, coffee, and fellowship to follow. If interested in being a contestant, please see Sherry Stansell or Jill Larman for an application, or visit the Connect Table.