Summer Foundations – July 23 8:30 am
Plan to join us Sunday, July 23, at 8:30 am for our second Summer Foundations. Last month we focused on “Loving Our Neighbors”. This month we will focus on “Loving God”. The purpose of Summer Foundations is to remind us of the truths from Scripture that we want to apply even in the midst of what can be a sporadic summer routine. Our time together is designed to offer…
Party in the Park — This Sunday!
Please join us on the afternoon of Sunday, July 16, 2017, for a time of fellowship and fun. Party in the Park will begin at 12:00 pm at Shagbark Shelter (in back, north of tennis courts) of Inis Grove Park located at 2500 Duff Avenue. We will begin the afternoon by enjoying a meal together. Hickory Park will provide the meat, we ask that each family kindly contribute to…
Summer Foundations — June 11 at 8:30am
The GABC Summer Schedule is off to a great start! Plan to join us this Sunday, June 11, at 8:30 am for our first Summer Foundations. This Sunday’s focus will be on “Loving Our Neighbors” and is designed as a time for the whole church (all ages!) to learn together. Here’s what you can expect: 8:30-8:55 — Breakfast — Breakfast casseroles and fruit…
Get to Know Our New Website
We hope you’re enjoying our recently redesigned website. Please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the following features: Sermons & Podcast — The sermon audio and manuscript are generally posted on Monday morning. We now offer a sermon podcast option (subscribe here). You may also listen to sermons on-line or download them to your computer or…
Foundations — Spring 2017 Schedule
Our spring quarter of Foundations, a Bible study for all ages at 9 am on Sunday mornings, begins March 5. Each age level, from preschool and children through adults, studies the same passage, allowing families to prepare and discuss what they are learning at home. The spring schedule is: March 5 — Matthew 14-16 — Focus: 16:13-28 March 12 — Matthew 17-18 — Focus: 17:1-13…
Meet Your Muslim Neighbors, February 25
Meet your Muslim neighbors and learn about Muslim history in America at the Ames Public Library (515 Douglas Ave.) this Saturday from 10am-2pm in the PEO Room. Along with a poster exhibit, there will be calligraphy, snacks, activities, and representatives from the Muslim community. The goal of the event is to foster conversation, learning, and form connections between…
Comforts from Romans — Women’s Breakfast & Book Discussion
Ladies! You are invited to a brunch and book discussion on Feb. 4th at 8:30 am. It might sound a little early to put on your calendar, but we would like you to join us in reading Comforts from Romans: Discovering the Gospel One Day at a Time by Elyse Fitzpatrick throughout January. The book…
Lessons in Carols — December 11, 10:30am
Join us Sunday morning, December 11 at 10:30 for a special service, telling the story of Christ’s birth through Christmas carols and Scripture readings. Please consider inviting your Ames area friends and family by sharing this post or through our Lessons in Carols Facebook event page.
Men’s Study — Starts This Friday
A men’s Bible study on the book of Joshua begins this Friday. The study will be held on Friday mornings at the East Hy-Vee from 6:30-7:30 am. (To ensure a prompt start time, please plan to arrive early if you will be ordering breakfast.) Each week’s study will look at the section of Joshua to be covered in the upcoming Sunday’s adult Foundations class on…
New Life — Women’s Event — December 2nd
Women of GABC, You are invited to join us for an evening away to celebrate the New Life we have in Christ and to be equipped and encouraged to bring the message of life to others. We will meet together on Friday, December 2nd at 7pm at the Milford School (59035 190th Street Nevada, IA 50201). When…
This Sunday will be the first Sunday of Advent. Advent (which means ‘arrival’) is the time of the year that Christians around the world intentionally remember the birth of Jesus. As we approach it, we hope that you also are thinking about how you (and your families) will be living into the season well. We want to encourage and empower you to spend time meditating on God’s…
On Saturday, November 19th, there is a GABC Men & Friends Breakfast at the Village Co-op, 2525 Bobcat Drive, Ames. The menu will be: biscuits & gravy, fruit, juice and coffee. Please RSVP to Gary Fry or church office by noon on Friday, November 18th if you plan to attend the breakfast.
GABC is now on Instagram
GABC is now on Instagram! Follow @GrandAvenueBC at instagram.com/GrandAvenueBC/ to see pics of GABC happenings!* And be sure to like and follow GABC on Facebook and Twitter to help spread the word about GABC to your on-line community. *If you have pictures of from GABC events, small groups, and services that might be worth sharing online, please send them to Pastor Eric…
Join us for Fall Fest 2016
Thanks for joining us for FallFest 2016! Here’s a recap of some of the action:
Join us for Lunch in the Park this Sunday
GABC Email List Directory
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24 Hours of Prayer for the Nations
2016 GABC Children’s Musical Workshop
Lunch with a Bunch!
City of Ames Service Project
On May 20, several smiling faces from GABC gathered to love our Ames neighbors by beautifying the Homewood Golf Course flowerbed at the corner of 20th and Duff. Thanks to all who joined us!
Hiring an intern!
The Children’s Ministry Team is looking for a summer intern to help with our church ministry needs. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact us using the “Contact Us” button at the top of the page or the email address found in the PDF below.
Foundations of Membership Class — April 17
A Foundations of Membership Class will be offered on April 17 from 1-5pm in the basement of the Discipleship Building. If you are interested in learning more about membership at GABC and would like to attend this class, please contact Eric Schumacher (firstname.lastname@example.org) or complete our form on-line (tinyurl.com/GABC-Membership).
This past Wednesday we had the opportunity to listen to C.J. Mahaney’s teaching on “Gospel-Centered Parenting.” His two-part message was longer than our time allowed, so we have posted the audio files here. The accompanying handout is also posted below. May these resources be used by the Lord to challenge us all to evaluate our own authenticity in how we…