Notice of Annual Business Meeting

A Business Meeting of the members of Grace Baptist Church will be held at the church this evening at 6:00 pm for:

  • Receiving new members

  • Removing members

  • Presenting the audited financial statements for the fiscal year July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018

  • Appointing auditors for the current fiscal year 2018/2019

  • Electing the following men to serve on the Board of Elders for a term of three years:

    • Tim Fisher

    • Mark Newallo

    • John Paul Rosendall

    • Dirk Schlimm

    • Guy St. Louis

  • Receiving an update on the state of the ministry

  • Presenting any other business

Sunrise Retirement Home Ministry

You are welcome to join the church group for Christmas Carolling at Sunrise Retirement Home next Sunday, December 2nd. Transportation will be provided. We will be leaving Grace at 11:00 am, so feel free to enjoy the connection time.

Children’s Christmas Presentation – Dress Rehearsal

FULL DRESS REHEARSAL – It is important for ALL children to attend on Saturday, December 8, from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm. Please arrive promptly. (Pizza lunch provided after practice).

Children’s Christmas Presentation

On Sunday, December 9, the Grace Sunday School children will be performing “Star Search” in both the 9:00 am and 11:00 am services. Parents are asked to bring their children (preschool to Grade 6) directly downstairs at 8:30 am that morning.

Life After Fifty-Five (L.A.F.F.) Christmas Luncheon

L.A.F.F. will be holding their annual Christmas luncheon on Thursday, December 13, at 11:00 am (last meeting till the New Year), featuring Hank & Janet Sonnenberg in concert. Sign-up sheet is in the foyer. Space is limited, so please reserve your spot early. Donations will be accepted to cover meal and concert. Come and bring a friend!

Email Announcements

Last Sunday, we started offering our church announcements by email. Don’t worry, your paper announcements will still be in your bulletin at church and if you’d prefer not to receive this weekly email, you’re free to opt out at any time. If you didn’t receive the announcements and you’d like to receive them, please send an email to

In the coming weeks, we’ll provide an “email only” option for people who want to help preserve the environment and not receive paper announcements.

Follow us on Facebook

Our Digital Ministry Team has revamped our church Facebook strategy. If you haven’t liked our page yet, please follow us at “Grace Baptist Church of Richmond Hill” ( Paul’s articles will appear there every Wednesday and sermon audio and handouts on Sundays. Then throughout the week, you’ll see event updates and gospel-centred content that you can share with others.

2019 Offering Envelopes

We will soon be issuing 2019 weekly dated and numbered offering envelopes. If you have not previously used this means of giving your tithes and offerings to the Lord’s work at Grace Baptist Church, and wish a set of numbered envelopes, please let Seun Odunlami know either by email at or by a note in her mailbox by December 2nd.