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Coming in January

January 6: Circle 2 Meeting.

January 8: Mission Committee Meeting.

January 9: CAC Meeting.

January 10-12: Quake-Youth Encountering the Gospel.

January 14: Backpack Packing.

January 19: Quarterly Congregational Meeting.

January 20: Men's Group Meeting.

January 21: Circle 3 Meeting.

January 26: New Member Luncheon.
















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8:00 a.m. Traditional Worship (LBW Setting 1) 

9:00 a.m. Fellowship Time
9:15 a.m. Sunday School for adults and children  

10:30 a.m. Praise / Contemporary Worship 

Communion is offered at the 8:00a.m. service on the first and third Sundays

and at the 10:30a.m. service on the second and fourth Sundays.

Are you seeking to connect with God and with others?  Come to Grace Lutheran Church!  We are a community of people who are committed to following Jesus Christ with our whole lives and who are called to love and serve each other as well as the surrounding communities. 


We are a place where all are welcome: true believers along with the curious, the skeptical, the wounded and the disillusioned.  We are a place of new hope and second chances.  We are a church where God can be found!


Here you will find information concerning our church and its ministries. We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our church is a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our fellowship.


If you are considering relocating to our area, we would love to have you be our guest for Sunday School and worship.


When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age
  • A corporate outlet for truth-filled and moving praise and worship



Contact Us  
Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
607 S. Main St.
PO Box 328
Jackson Center, Ohio 45334
Phone 937-596-6516
Fax 937-596-0516
Mobile 715-418-1037
WOC Cookie Bakers

Women of the Church cookie collection for February. Please have cookies to the church by Monday, February 3rd, place in the kitchen labeled for the Alpha Center.

Luther League Mission Trip

Luther League Mission Trip meeting Wednesday, January 29th at 6:30 pm. If you are interested in attending, please bring a parent with you. The mission trip this year will be June 7-12 to Foot Hills Camp in Louisville, Tennessee. Any questions please contact Jerry Mann or Darren & Traci Myers.

Donna Pickering Benefit

Benefit For Donna Pickering. Super Bowl Sunday February 2nd

5 Big Screen Televisions. 2:00 P.M. To 10:00 P.M.

Jackson Center American Legion Hall

Sponsored By The Son's Of The American Legion

Refreshments; Pizza; Hot Dogs; Popcorn And More.

50/50 Drawing And Other Items To Win. Come Enjoy The Fellowship And Support Our Benefit For One Of Ours. Thank You.

JC Fire Department Soup & Sandwich Dinner

Jackson Center Fire Department Soup & Sandwich Supper will be held Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 4:00pm-7:00pm at the American Legion Hall.



Ever wondered about missions?    Want to help others? 

Want to be more involved?     What to take a trip of a lifetime?

Want more information?

For answers to these and other unanswered questions, please consider joining us during the Sunday School hour at Grace Church on March 1st to hear Pastor Wayne from One Plus God Ministries.  He will share information on missionary work, the benefits, purpose and connections regarding missions, along with fund raising possibilities and opportunities to travel. If anyone is interested in any missions, especially a trip to Tanzania, he has a wealth of knowledge and input.  Even if you aren't interested in going on a missionary trip yourself you won't want to miss his inspirational story and ministry of how God has worked through his life!  

Mission Committee Pork Dinner

Tired of planning meals?  Does your stove need a rest?

The Mission Committee will be hosting a Pork Loin Dinner on March 1, 2020.  The meals will consist of pork loin, baked potato, applesauce, and a roll for $7.00.  The meals will be available for carry out only from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at the South drive of the church.  Tickets will go on sale February 2, 2020 from any Mission Committee member.  Proceeds will be used for the Home of Peace Orphanage in Tanzania.  Members selling tickets: Marge Beam, Scott Klopfenstein, Julie Klopfenstein, Greg Woolley, Marilyn Sailor, Marcia Davis, and Morganne Ackley

New Member Gathering

New Member Inquiry Gathering

If you desire to become a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church or find out more about the congregation and its ministries, this gathering is for you.

When: Sunday, January 26, 2020

Time: 11:45 – 2:00 pm with lunch provided

The pastors and the CAC members will introduce you to the ministries of Grace and a little bit more about what it means to be a Lutheran Christian. Please RSVP so we know how many will be attending lunch.

Christmas Decorations

Christmas Decorations for 2020 The congregation is in need of some new Christmas decorations for next year. We thank Greg and Jen Woolley and Jason and April Platfoot who have done an amazing job of decorating the church. They have indicated that there is a need for some new decorations with an estimated cost of $800.


The CAC has approved the purchase of what is needed with a special additional offering (over and above your regular offering to the ministries of the church) to be taken during January for new decorations. The basket for these offerings will be located in the back of the church. If you would like to contribute to the “Christmas Decoration Fund” please put your additional offering in a plain envelope and indicate “Christmas Decorations” on the outside of the envelope.

Inform Pastors

Please let Pastors Bert & Shelly know if you are having surgery, health concerns or deaths in the family. They would like to include you in prayers and visit.


Women's Retreat

SAVE THE DATE- Need to slow down, savor a warm beverage while chatting with friends, and enjoy time with God? Then join us at Cozy Mountain Lodge Women’s Retreat on March 21, 2020 at St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, 18280 Pasco-Montra Road, Jackson Center! It’s a mountain lodge themed retreat you won’t want to miss. Registration forms are available at the Church at each vestabule on the bulletin boards. 

FISH Helpers Needed

Helpers Needed: The FISH sign-up sheet is at the back of the church, so please volunteer your time to sort clothing, dishes, toys, linens, curtains, shoes, etc. at the FISH facility in Sidney, 4th Monday of the month from 10:00am – 3:00 pm.

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