A member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.

Grace Lutheran Church

836 Avenue C

Bayonne, NJ 07002

gracebayonne.org

201-339-3685

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WELCOMING YOU HOME

This is the season of the Epiphany.

From the Pastor

“Today, I had an epiphany!”

Was that with cheese and waffle fries? It’s not a food choice but a life-changing breakthrough. It is an “aha” moment when things come to light. But what about the Day of Epiphany or the season of Epiphany?

Let’s see winter, spring, summer, fall and epiphany. Okay, it’s a season of the church year between Christmas and Lent during “Cabin Fever” days. The day of Epiphany is celebrated on January 6, and the larger season underscores God becoming visible to humanity from the celebration of Jesus’ baptism to the transfiguration of Jesus, tied together by the heavenly acclamation, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well-pleased!”

 

By now we’ve packed away our Christmas tinsel for another year and have entered the time where the snow is no longer white but has been smudged with salt, sand, and the grit of winter. Christmas carols have turned to laments of “how long” as we bide our time and wait for winter to pass. However, living life does not stop.

 

That’s epiphany. God makes a visit or becomes manifest during these cold and uneventful days. It more than a one-day celebration of God’s “aha” moment. It is one that carries us through an often lonely and depressing time. I probably don’t have to tell you how cold it gets during this season, and I’m not talking about the weather. The loss of a loved one, the loss of a job, family issues and concerns are all events that take on a “coldness” that befits the season. Faith answers this chill over a series of days and weeks. God makes that promise manifest over the time it takes for us to be rescued. The “bah-ha” moments of a cold, winter season give way to God’s “aha” moment for us. Son of a gun—no, Son of God!!

Gary

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Christmas Eve 2019

Citizenship & ESL Registration

January 21, 2020

6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Cost per class is $30

Citizenship Class begins Monday, January 27 @ 6:30 p.m.

ESL Classes begin Tuesday, January 28 @ 6:30 p.m.

Is There Room?

Prepare the way, for he will come!

Be ready for that day!

The voice of God was speaking out,

A promise on display!

 

Foretold and still the world would be,

Astounded and in awe...

Prepare the way, yet when he came,

His bed was made of straw!

 

Is there room in your heart for Jesus?

Is there room in your heart this day?

When the Christ Child arrives at your door,

Would you find him a place to stay?

 

Prepare the way, for he is here;

A star to guide your way!

The Father said, "This is my Son!

Come see him where he lay!"

 

Foretold by prophets long ago,

Our God came down to earth!

This world would be forever changed,

By this humble baby's birth!

 

Is there room in your heart for Jesus?

Is there room in your heart this day?

Our Father came down from heaven,

Seeking room in your heart to stay!

 

Prepare the way, for he has come!

Receive him as you pray!

The voice of God was heard through him;

His love was on display!

 

Foretold and written by God's hands,

This child would show the way!

He'll lead us to the Father's arms,

And guide us when we stray...

 

Is there room in your heart for Jesus?

Is there room in your heart this day?

In a manger dark, he will bring new light!

Give him room in your heart to stay!

Dillia Sookdeo

 

What's Happening at Grace

Fall/Winter

Sunday Worship 

10:00 a.m.  Choir Practice

10:00 a.m.    Sunday School

11:00 a.m.    Worship and Fellowship

 

Available worship parking Bayonne Memorial Home

854 Avenue C, Bayonne
(One block north of the church)

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Summer Hours

9:00 a.m. Choir Practice

10:00 a.m. Worship and Fellowship

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Weekly Events

Sunday

Sunday School             10:00 a.m.

Choir Practice            10:00 a.m.

Monday    

Bible Study                  11:00 a.m.

Citizenship Class                      6:30 p.m.

   

Tuesday

ESL Classes                6:30 p.m.

Wednesday   

   Art Classes                   4:00-6:00 p.m.

 

Thursday

   Confirmation            4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

 

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Monthly Events


 Saturdays & Sundays
 Lamaze Childbirth classes
 By appointment
 

1st Tuesday @ 6:30 p.m.

Good Grief Group  

 

1st Thursday @ 7:00 p.m.

 Prayer Group

 Bayonne Women's Club

 

1st Saturday  
WELCA group meets @ Trinity Lutheran, Jersey City or Grace Lutheran in Bayonne 


1st Saturday@10:00-2:00 p.m.
The Fun Factory

2nd Sunday @12:30 p.m.

Church Council Meeting

 

2nd Friday @ 7:00 p.m. 

 Book Talk 

2nd Saturday @ 9:00 a.m.
Men's Breakfast

 

3rd Saturday @ 10:00 a.m.

Bible Study

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Ongoing Programs

Ministries of Grace

Music Classes

Ongoing

 

Citizenship Class

Begins Monday, January 27

 

ESL Classes 

Begins Tuesday, January 28

Art Classes

Wednesdays. 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

 

 

All classes held at

Grace Lutheran Church

836 Avenue C

(37th Street)

 

For more information, please call

201-339-3685

 

 

 

 

Lamaze

Grace Sale

 

 

426 Avenue C

(18th Street)

Bayonne 

 

Everything new, priced for your budget & fill your need!

STORE HOURS

Mon-Fri: 10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sat: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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LOVE AND FAITH