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CONNECT SUNDAY: January 22, 2017

Monthly Prayer & Worship
First Thursday, Monthly | 7:00-8:30pm | Wilsonville |
A small group of women (3-10) meet to worship together and pray for Grace Chapel.

Meeting of the Moms
Monthly | varies |
A place where all moms of Grace Chapel can connect, find community, and grow together.

Mom’s in Prayer
First Monday Monthly | 10:00am | Wilsonville |
If you have a child that attends any Primary school in Wilsonville please join this group of women who are excited to connect with you!

Honored Ladies
Second Sunday Monthly | 12:30pm | varies |
If you are in the 50-ish age range and over, desire the fellowship of other women, and want to share in outreach experiences, please join us for our monthly luncheon.

Single Mom’s Group
Monthly | 4:00pm | Wilsonville |
An opportunity to connect with other women who understand what life is like in a single parent home.

Shared Hearts
Second Tuesday Monthly | 7;00-9:00pm | Wilsonville |
This group is providing a place to connect and be equipped with ladies who share a desire to come alongside other women in intentional Jesus-focused relationship.

Women of the Bible Study
Tuesday’s | 7:00-8:30pm | Charbonneau |
This study is for women of any age who are looking for connection, time in God’s Word and deep conversation with like-minded ladies.

ONE | A Community Bible Study
Wednesday’s | 9:30-11:30am | Wilsonville |
This Bible study is for women of all ages and backgrounds. This year, they are studying the book of Acts.

Wednesday Evening Bible Study
Wednesday’s | 6:30-8:30pm | Wilsonville | Trudy: 503-860-6543
This group is currently studying Beth Moore’s Living Beyond Yourself.

Sole Sisters
Saturday’s | 8:00am |
Calling all women! Join us as we walk/jog/run every Saturday morning. Sole Sisters is a free 14-week training  for any female age 10 and up, and all paces are welcome from slow walkers to fast runners! All info found at

IF: Gathering
February 3-4 | Wilsonville |
At IF:Gathering 2017, we’ll look at one of the most influential generations that have every lived – the early church.  The way God moved through them was simple and pure.  We believe they are the model we need right now.  Registration Open.

Bible Study
Tuesday’s | 6:30am | Wilsonville |
This is a group for men who are looking to explore and experience what it means to be a follower of Jesus Christ at home and work.

FMO (For Men Only) Group
Saturday’s | 7:00-8:30am | Wilsonville |
A group of men dedicated to walking a life of sexual purity, holding each other accountable on a weekly basis to remain faithful to the commitment to be pure.

Vertical Pursuit for Men
Thursday’s | 6:30am | Wilsonville |
Grow deeper in your understanding of a life that pursues Jesus.

Men’s Small Group
Wilsonville |
Experience a weekly small group with others who are similar in age and stage of life. College and Career small groups encourage you to walk as a believer in all aspects of your life.

Women’s Small Group 
Sunday’s | 7:00pm | Wilsonville |
Experience a weekly small group with others who are similar in age and stage of life. College and Career small groups encourage you to walk as a believer in all aspects of your life.

College & Career Night
Once a month | 7:00pm |
Once a month time to gather with other 20-and 30-somethings at Grace Chapel. Come ready to eat a meal and hang! Location and date will vary.

30’s Group
 | Monday’s | 7:00-8:30pm |
This group is open to singles in their 30’s.

Monthly |
If you are 55+ in age and would like to get to know others at Grace, please join us! Come to meet new friends, play a rowdy game of Bunco and enjoy snacks. RSVP requested to organize set up for Bunco!

Prayer Intercession
Thursday’s | 6:30am | Wilsonville |
A gathering of people with a passion for prayer and intercession for our church staff and leaders.

Community Prayer
First Friday Monthly | 6:00am | Wilsonville |
A gathering of people who want to walk our local community and pray for the saved, unsaved and everyone in-between. We are praying for God’s outpouring on this land.

Grace Course
Weekly | Wilsonville |

This course from Freedom in Christ Ministries will help you to walk in the Grace & Freedom that is already yours in Christ!

Tuesday’s | 6:30-8:00pm |
This group is open to all ages. Open for 6 people.

Saturday’s | 10:00am-12:00pm |
This group is open to all ages. Childcare is available. Open for 7 people.

Sunday’s | 2:00-4:00pm |
This group is open to Married Couples in their late 20’s-30’s, with or without children. Open for 3 couples.

Sunday’s | 5:30-7:30pm |
The group is open to all ages. Childcare is available. Open for 4 people.

NORTH GROUPS – Beaverton, Lake Oswego, Portland, Tigard, Tualatin
Monday’s | 6:30-8:00pm | Tualatin |

The group is open to all middle agers who are curious about Jesus. Open for 4 people.

Saturday’s | 8:30-10:00am | Tualatin |
This group is open to Young Married Couples. Open for 2 couples.

SOUTH GROUPS – Aurora, Canby, Donald, Hubbard, Keizer, Salem, Woodburn
Tuesday’s | 6:00-7:30pm | Aurora |
This group is open to all ages.

Sunday’s | 4:00-5:30pm | Hubbard |
This group is open to all ages. Open for 4 people.

EAST GROUPS – Clackamas, Gladstone, Happy Valley, Oregon City, West Linn
Saturday’s | 4:00-6:00pm | West Linn |
This group is open to all ages. Childcare is available. Open for 5 people.

WEST GROUPS – McMinnville, Newberg, Sherwood
Tuesday’s | 7:00pm | Newberg |
This group is open to married couples with children. Open for 3 couples.

Tuesday’s | 7:00-9:00pm | Sherwood |
This group is open to parents of middle school aged children through college age. Open for 2 people.

Wednesday’s | 6:30-8:00pm | Sherwood |
This group is open to all ages. Open to 7 people.

Sunday’s | 8:15am & 10:30am |
Join pastoral staff before service for corporate prayer, as well as provide prayer ministry at the end of service. Training/Screening is provided and required. Commitments are typically 1 service weekly, bi-weekly or monthly.


Kidventure Small Group Leader (K-5th grade only)
Shepherding and leading a consistent small groups of students each week. Connecting with kids on Sundays and praying for them throughout the week. Facilitating the 252 Basics Curriculum during Plug In and Catch On time.

Kidventure Media
Overseeing the sound board and pro presenter in the Kidventure Theater during Power Up time.

Kidventure Oversight
Overseeing all of Children’s Community during a service. Help with restroom needs, teacher/classroom needs, family check in, and ministry communication

Preschool Teacher
Use the curriculum to plan during the week for classroom time.  Share leadership in the classroom on Sundays with another adult on your team.  Shepherd and care for preschool children, teaching them the prepared Orange Curriculum.

Infant/Toddler Teacher
Participate in the classroom with caring for infants and toddlers.  Serve snack, facilitate activities, and play with the children in your classroom.


Coffee Services:   2 hours, one Sunday per month
Help set up, brew and cleanup the Sunday morning coffee service.

Mobile Greeter:   1 hour on Sundays, month on-month off
Help by being a connection point and last touch before a person experiences the service.

Stationary Greeter:   1 hour on Sundays, month on-month off
Help greet and interact with those who attend service on Sunday mornings

Info Table:  1 hour on Sundays, month on-month off
Help by welcoming and greeting those who come to Sunday service. Assist with giving people information that they might be looking for.

Parking:   1 hour on Sundays, month on-month off
Be the first touch to our guests and help them find a parking spot and assist with traffic flow.

Team Oversight:   2 hours on Sundays, month on-month off
Help lead and oversee the First Impressions Team by investing in the volunteers and helping maintain the First Impressions Team.

For more information on our outreach center, please visit

Contact: Jake Schwein
If you love current/modern worship music you might be a great candidate for a mix engineer and/or video tech.  We also are looking for people to run cameras while we record the services. Depending on position and level of skill, we will determine what level of training is required.
Audio Tech:  Times and Sunday’s vary
Video/ProPresenter Tech:  Times and Sunday’s vary

Junior High | Contact: Emma Weaver
Ardent Junior High meets every Sunday at 11am. Engage in the lives of students through gatherings by getting to know them, encouraging and talking about their faith, and showing them who Christ is by your example.

Senior High | Contact: Austin Nealeigh
Ardent Senior High is always looking for adults to help bless the lives of high school students! There are various opportunities from making meals to leading/being apart of bible studies and small groups.

Meal Ministry | Contact: Brittany Turco
Help cook and prepare a meal for ministries at grace chapel and for various needs that arise in the community at Grace Chapel.

Handyman Ministry | Contact: Lauren Pickthorn
Help with various needs that ministries in the church might have along with needs in the Grace Chapel community.

Moving Team | Contact: Lauren Pickthorn
Helping those who need assistance moving.

Reset Team | Contact: Jordan Lutz
Help set up and reset for various events at Grace Chapel throughout the year.