Creative and Engaging Worship, Sundays at 10:30 am with Sunday School for ages 3-12. Join Us!

Our Mission . . .We believe in a loving, merciful, generous, and creative God. In response, we will create a faith community that welcomes all and encourages everyone to grow spiritually as disciples of Jesus Christ.
We do this by:
– welcoming all into our faith community as we work to eliminate the barriers that may divide us
– building on the Lutheran tradition to grow in stewardship, discipleship, and caring for one another
– engaging in partnerships with community organizations, area congregations, and the wider church to help those in need

Grace Lutheran Church
1107 Main St. West., Hamilton, ON L8S 1B8
We are located at the corner of Main St. W. and Cline, just west of Columbia College and east of McMaster University and Hospital.

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NOTICE TO MEMBERS OF GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH
The Final Amalgamation Vote takes place on Sunday, November 17. If you are a member of Grace Lutheran Church and wish to vote electronically, please click here for the PROCEDURE FOR VOTING ELECTRONICALLY. Please note that you must register your intent to vote electronically by 5 pm on Friday, November 15, 2019.

The JRR Tolkien Discussion Group is intended to raise awareness of the literary works of JRR Tolkien. The stories he wrote are truly legendary. The themes within them of eco-spirituality, of escapism, of hope all apply today, especially in our rapidly changing chaotic world. We are currently reading the Lord of the Rings. You can join in at any time. You can access the book in pdf form at  http://www.tolkiengrace.weebly.com

 

 

WORSHIP IN NOVEMBER ~ Season of Remembrance
10:30 a.m ~
 Sermon Series: Your Life Matters
November 3: All Saints
with Bill Renwick on piano and Islay-May Renwick on oboe. Bring a photo of a family member and light a candle in their memory.
November 10: Remembrance Sunday with guest musicians Nicole Renwick on French Horn and Liam McDermott on trumpet.
November 17: Special guest musician, jazz flutist, Bill McBernie.
November 24: Special guest musician, violinist Liz Tremain.

There is a quiet play area for small children in the back of the church and a baby change table in the cloak room. Children 4+ are welcome to go to the craft table in Grace Hall during the sermon.

Good Food Box Program. GFBox at Grace on Tuesday, December 3 order by  November 28th). GFBox at St. John’s (downtown Hamilton at Hughson and Wilson) on  November 22nd (order by November 15th). Call 905-527-0877 or email info.glchamilton@gmail.com for more information and to order. Cost is still $18 for 30 lbs of fresh vegetables and fruit. Subsidies available.

Learning Series: Aging in Community (Aging Together) and Grace Lutheran present:
Michelle Gold – “Thriving Beyond Mid-Life” Thursday, November 28, 7-9
pm
Michelle god is a baby boomer, with a keen interest in positive aging. Five years ago Michelle had her own ah-ha moment about ‘what to do next’ and her presentation focuses on the key elements to thriving in our modern age. She has enjoyed a broad-based career in health and human services, including having an influential role placing mental health on the public policy agenda. The evening ends with a guided meditation by yoga instructor Dina Pereira of Breathing Space Yoga.

TAI CHI
Wellness Tai Chi is based on the original principles of Taoist Tai Chi and other internal Chinese martial arts.* It is intended for students who have completed a beginner’s Taoist Tai Chi class and who wish to improve their practice and deepen their understanding of Tai Chi and similar internal martial arts forms. In addition to Tai Chi, we practice five other internal martial art forms: Lok Up Ba Fa, Hsing-I, Pa Kua, sword & sabre.
Classes are held three times a week: Mondays 4:45 – 5:45 pm., Wednesdays 4:45- 5:45 pm. & Saturdays 1:00 – 2:00 pm.
For more information, please contact Jim Bell: jsbell13@gmail.com
*Wellness Tai Chi is not affiliated with the Taoist Tai Chi Society of Canada.

CUMBERLAND GROUP Join us as we begin a study of the Bible through the stories of women in our scriptures. We will be using the book The Women’s Bible Commentary edited by Dr. Carol A. Newsom (Chandler School of Theology – Emory University) and Dr. Sharon H. Ringe (Wesley Theological Seminary) and listen to podcasts  delivered by Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, Vanderbilt Divinity School. To register for this study group please call 905 527 0877 or email info.glchamilton@gmail.com.  Next meetings are Monday November 4, 11, 18, 25.

Spiritual Cinema Circle
Friday, November at 7 pm. Feature Film: The Sweet Life with Chris Messina (Julie and Julia) and Abigal Spencer who play two people who meet in Chicago just as they have both made a fateful decision about their lives. As they journey together across the country to San Francisco, they discover that no matter how daunting our challenges (and painful our pasts) might appear to be, true love can literally change the course of our lives.
Free. Bring a snack to share and invite a friend!

"Jesus replied, "I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry again. Whoever believes in me will never be thirsty."
The Gospel of John 6:35