Summer Wednesday Schedule - 6:30 p.m.
May 29 - June 26 - Bible Study in Corner Room, Monte Shanks
July 3 & July 10 - No Services
July 17 - Family VBS
July 24 – All Church Ice Cream Social
July 31 - No Services
August 7 - Life U Kickoff
After the War
This is a class session for veterans who have been in combat and are looking for someone to talk with who can relate to their experiences in returning to civilian life. This group meets on Thursdays at
7 p.m. in Room 4 (west wing) of the church building. Contact Perry Basham at email@example.com or Kevin Wagner at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Father’s Day Photos
We are in need of photos from our congregation to help honor our dads for this coming Father’s Day! If you have any digital photos of your dad interacting with his kids, spending time with the entire family or just enjoying the fellowship with friends, please feel free to email them to us here at church. We may add it (not all photos submitted will be added) to a short slide presentation honoring our dads on this special day. Please email your high-quality digital photos to email@example.com, Creative Arts & Media Director. If you don’t have photos in digital form, you are welcome to bring your photo to Pamela at the reception desk here at church and we will scan and return your photo to you. Thanks for your help in making this a special day for our fathers. Deadline to submit your photo is Wednesday, June 12.
Father/Son Camp Out for all ages - June 7 at 5:00 p.m. Graceland’s Scout Troop 12 will have activities for all to enjoy from 6:00 to 8:00 pm with a brief word of encouragement to follow. Father/Son teams are encouraged to enter their favorite pot of chili in a chili cook-off contest. Please contact the church office by June 1, if you plan to attend or participate in the chili cook-off. The camp out will take place on Graceland’s property. We look forward to seeing you there.
We are getting together a Community Singles group of many churches in Southern Indiana and Louisville area. If you are intested and 35-55 years of age, come join us. Singles activities coming up include WAY FM night at Louisville Bats game on Saturday, May 25, and a picnic with a singles group in Louisville on Sunday, May 26, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at EWPC Picnic Pavilion, 5400 Minor Lane in Louisville. Bring yourself, a friend, a lawn chair, a lunch for you, and a bright attitude! Come dressed to play volleyball, corn toss, sing some Kareoke, and have some laughs with friends! For more information contact Sandy Wright 812-449-4742 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Louisville Bats Game
Join us for Southern Indiana Night at the Bats on Friday, June 7 as the Bats take on the Norfolk Tide, Triple A team of the Baltimore Orioles. Fireworks will be after the game. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the bookstore.
Family VBS – Epic Adventure
We are excited to provide a Family VBS Experience this year, July 14-17, from 6:30-8:30p.m. in the sanctuary. This will be an opportunity for 3 year old – 5th grade and their parents to worship together through music, message, and epic family challenges. We are encouraging our older students to serve during this event. Wednesday will be a community carnival night so be sure to invite your neighbors! Please check our website for further information and to register your family at www.gracelandbaptist.org/vbs
Student Summer Events
If you have a middle school and/or high school student, check out the following 2 links to find out what is going on for our students this summer: www.gracelandbaptist.org/MSsummer & www.gracelandbaptist.org/HSsummer.
3-5 Grade Summer Camp
Registration is now open for summer camp for students who will complete 3-5 grades this year. Your students will not want to miss this event! Dates are June 17-21 and the cost is $185; $195 if you register after May 20 (limited scholarships available). To register, go online to www.gracelandbaptist.org/camp. If you need further information, please contact Sallie Wernert at email@example.com or call the church office at 812.944.6448, ext 192.
Join us on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. in the church basement for Zumba. This free event is open to both women and men. For more information, please contact Karen at ext. 167.