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GO Week ||  March 4-10th, 2018

Global Outreach Week (GO Week) is our annual week dedicated to providing awareness of the ways God is working and the needs that still exist around the world. This year we’ll have 5 days of events, some for women, some for men and some for all. In line with our newly claimed mantra,  we’re highlighting God’s work “HERE, THERE and EVERYWHERE”! Come and welcome and engage with our guest missionaries for 2018, David Manfred (serving in Cambodia) and Hannah Hwang (serving in Taiwan.)

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 David Manfred: David and his wife Chris have 4 children and 3 grandchildren and have served in Cambodia since 1995. David studied at the University of MN and received Christ through the ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ in 1979, served as a tent-making missionary in Japan through the mid-1980s and in 1985 married his wife, Chris. In 1995 when their first three children were 6, 4 and 1 they left the United States for service in Cambodia. David currently works with the C&MA in Cambodia as the Field Director for the Alliance mission work throughout Cambodia. David notes that Cambodia is not a closed access country so they can speak quite freely about the ministry work there. The Manfreds are oh Home Assignment, residing in Saint Paul, MN and will return to Cambodia in July 2018. 

HwangHannahHannah Hwang: Hannah and her husband Soo serve in Taiwan. They have 2 children, Joshua and Elizabeth. Hannah serves in church planting in Yuan Zhang Town and supports church pastors in area villages. She enjoys preaching and speaking to small groups of adults, young and old alike.

 

 

EVENTS of the WEEK

MONDAY, March 5 | 6:15pm: Feast of the Nations 

Savor the flavors of different cultures as you try new foods, and hear special updates from our mission partners.
Admission: Adults $8  | Children ages 3-11  $3   Tickets will be available for purchase in the lobby Feb. 18, 25 and March 4. Cash & Check accepted.

7:30p - 8:15pm   After the dinner we will head to the Worship Center for an engaging time with our guest missionaries Hannah Hwang and David Manfred.

 

TUESDAY, March 6 | 6:00-8:00pm: Movie Night 

We will watch the provocative documentary "God Grew Tired of Us" film about the "lost boys of Sudan" and their tough transition to America. After the film we wil lhear form a diverse panel designed to help us be honest about our own prejudices and to encourage our own heart to love our neighbors. Our Urban Outreach Ministry Director Bethany Bell will challenge us with ways we can tangibly show God's love for the world as they come to Cleveland.

The movie and popcorn are free. Optional Chick-fil-A dinner will be available for $5. (included in the dinner is a traditional Chick-fil-A sandwich, a bag of chips and a bottle of water.)    Childcare NOT provided.

LOCATION: Venue, Room #204

 

WEDNESDAY, March 7 | 6:00am: Band of Brothers with David Manfred, missionary in Cambodia

LOCATION: Upper-level, Room #209

WEDNESDAY, March 7 | 9:30am: Women’s Breakfast with Hannah Hwang, missionary in Taiwan

LOCATION: Activity Center

Gather in the Café for breakfast while hearing from our a special guest missionary, Hannah Hwang. 
Please note: Bible Study classes will join together for this event. Childcare is available.
For more info, contact Sue Valley.

WEDNESDAY, March 7 | 7:00pm: International Worship Night

LOCATION: Activity Center, Guest Central and Prayer Room

Join us for our quarterly worship night with an international flair! Guest African musicians will join Jelani for a dynamic night of worship. Kids will join their parents for the first half of the evening and then be dismissed to Guest Central and the Prayer room for a time of storytelling and interaction with our guest missionaries.

 

THURSDAY, March 8 | 7:00pm: Missions Night at Grace Young Adults with Joel and Elin Bubna

LOCATION: Venue, Room #204

Joel and Elin Bubna, pastor of Hope Community Church in Olmsted Falls and for many years served with the CMA and Int'l Christian Fellowship in Mali and Senegal, will be sharing his story at our Young Adult Ministry gathering in the Venue. Everyone welcome!

 

SATURDAY, March 10 | 7:30am: Men's Fraternity (Guest speaker tbd)

 


Weekly Events

Upper Room | WEDNESDAYS | 7-8:15 PM
This is a time for the church family to focus on worship, the Word, 
and praying for the needs of several of our missionaries on a monthly basis.                          

Event Contact: Kim LaRosa, kim.larosa@gracecma.org

 

 

 

 

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