Sep 08, 2016 Missions at Grace – September Opportunities
- Everyone is welcome to gather at David & Jenna Ray’s home this Sunday, September 11, at 6:30pm to lift up our global missions partners in prayer. We will also hear a special report from Grace members who live in the Middle East. Contact: Jenna Ray
- Grace will be sending a team to South Asia from November 17-27 to serve with our missions partner in that area. The deadline to sign up for this trip is September 15. Contact: Justin Tucker
- Missions month at Grace is coming soon! Throughout November we will have special mission-focused events, prayer times, and serving and giving opportunities. We look forward to sharing practical ways that everyone can engage with internationals in our city.
Local Partner Opportunities
- If you have a flexible schedule during school hours this fall, Tusculum Elementary needs additional volunteers to tutor 2nd graders in basic counting skills. This need could be met by several volunteers who serve 15 minutes once a week or every other week. Contact: Stacy Cagle
- Tusculum Elementary School teachers are in need of additional printers and ink cartridges. Currently 78 teachers share 3 printers. A Community Group or family could give $10 per month to purchase new cartridges. Contact: Stacy Cagle
- There are additional opportunities for you to host 2-4 international college students for an EAT (Experience American Tastes) monthly dinner during the academic year. Contact: Kay Eaves
- You or a small group can share American culture and help a refugee family work towards self-sufficiency in Nashville. To learn more and apply online to be a Friendship Partner, visit World Relief’s website.
- Hot off the press! “Seeking Refuge: On the Shores of the Global Refugee Crisis” is a new book by World Relief staff. It addresses everything you want to know about refugees and highlights a Christian response to genuine and complex needs.