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Amazing GRACE | November 3, 2020

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GCS T-Shirts and Hoodies

GCS T-Shirts and Hoodies are available for purchase! GRACE's Parent Teacher Fellowship will use all profits collected from shirt sales to support our GRACE community through staff appreciation luncheons, meals/gifts for GRACE parent bereavement and new child celebrations, teacher coffee carts, new family support, Moments With Moms, Donuts for Dads and Family Fellowship events, to name a few.
 
All shirts ($12) or hooded sweatshirts ($25) will have "GCS" as shown in the letter and color options below. All listed sizes are for unisex shirts. Sizes run small, so if your student is between sizes, please order the larger size for the best fit. 
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To order, return the order form that was sent home with your child, or you can place your order online using this form. Please note: You will have to complete an order form for each child! 

 

Operation Christmas Child

We are excited to announce that the annual tradition of participating in the Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child will continue this year. Lower Campus students will be sent home with a box on Friday and Upper Campus students can pick theirs up at the front desk. Please bring your filled boxes on November 20th. Click here for details on how to pack a box!


Also, this year we created an online opportunity for families who would prefer to build a shoebox online. Click here to start an online box today!

 

Equipping Parents for Life: The Social Dilemma Resources

Thank you to all the parents who joined us for last week's Equipping Parents for Life: The Social Dilemma discussion. Dr. Karri Hawley has provided some resources related to the discussion, including 15 app parents should know about, monitoring software, and additional resources. You can find those resources here.

 

Business Partner Spotlight

 
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GoPlaySave
 
A GoPlaySave membership is an invitation to explore food and fun in and around the Triangle area. Schools and organizations across the Triangle trust GoPlaySave to aid in their fundraising efforts. We are grateful that GoPlaySave has been a generous GRACE business partner for years. To find out more, visit www.GoPlaySaveTriangle.com
 

COMMUNITY PRAYER

Join us for our virtual Community Prayer time on Thursdays from 12:00-12:30 p.m. Please CLICK HERE to submit prayer requests. Meeting information is as follows:

Meeting ID: meet.google.com/uje-hhxy-sri

Phone Numbers: (‪US‬)‪+1 321-529-9147‬      PIN: ‪934 553 124#‬

DONUTS FOR DADS

The Men of GRACE will hold their next virtual Donuts for Dads this Friday, November 6th from 7:30 am – 8:00 am. This week’s presenter is going to be Matt Ciancarelli, fellow GRACE dad and Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves. Come hear what God has laid on Matt’s heart to share with the group and get to know a fellow GRACE dad.

If you are not able to attend and have any prayer requests that you would like me to share with the group, please email Greg Robinson at menofgrace@gracechristian.net prior to Friday. Google Hangout information is below. 

Meeting ID: meet.google.com/ayp-mxcf-sfq

Phone Number:+1 224-858-8324 PIN: ‪155 140 710#

UPPER CAMPUS LOST AND FOUND
 
Is your student missing a shirt? Water bottle? Jacket? Upper Campus has lost items from this year, as well as from the February/March period before the transition to VLE last year. If you can’t find an item, please send your student to look for it in the Lost and Found. Any items not retrieved will be donated on November 13th.
 
Also: remember to please label the inside of bags, boxes, PE clothes and coats with a Sharpie and we will do the best to get them back to you.
 

GCS SPIRIT DAYS

Let's get in the GRACE spirit with some fun Spirit Days - brought to you by the GCS Student Council. Mark your calendars for the following dates and have your student join in on the fun!

November 5: Formal Day
November 12: Western Day
November 19:  Hawaiian Day