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67th Annual Missions Conference

Week of May 6th – 13th

Events include:

  • Sunday May 6th, 10:00 a.m. – Guest Preacher – Dr. Craig Mayes, and Missions Brunch following the service
  • Wednesday May 9th, 6:30 p.m. – Montclair Sanctuary Alliance
  • Sunday May 13th, 9:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. – Guest Preacher – Rev. Dr. Kathryn Threadgill.

DR. CRAIG MAYES – Chief of Staff at the Bowery Mission. His compassion for the poor has grown over the years, leading to the founding in 2003 of Impact India 360, an organization that has built schools, orphanages, and a hospital in India. In 2012 Craig began his tenure as the CEO of the New York City Rescue Mission, America’s first shelter, founded in 1872. In 2017 he led the Mission to join forces with the Bowery Mission.

MISSIONS BRUNCH – following the 10:00 a.m. service on Sunday, May 6th. Dr. Mayes, along with our missionaries, the Rev. Lauren Scharstein and Kristen Bader of Cru, will give brief reports on their missions.

MONTCLAIR SANCTUARY ALLIANCE – A light supper will be provided at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9th, followed by a discussion of Grace’s proposed statement on our participation in the Montclair Sanctuary Alliance. Rabbi Elliott Tepperman, a leader in the Montclair Sanctuary Alliance, will be present. Materials will be provided.

The REV. DR. KATHRYN THREADGILL will be speaking in the 9:00 a.m. Adult Sunday School and preaching at the 10:00 a.m. worship service on Sunday, May 13th. She is the dynamic leader of the Revitalization Initiative in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Grace is currently studying the PC(USA) Revitalization Initiative curriculum in weekly Bible studies.