Members of Grace Baptist Church

As a result of last Sunday’s Annual Business Meeting, the following approvals were received from the members for:

  • Election of Tim Fisher, Mark Newallo, John Paul Rosendall, Dirk Schlimm and Guy St. Louis to serve on the Board of Elders for a term of three years.

  • Receiving Alex Atashi and Mali Atashi into membership.

  • Removing inactive members.

  • Minutes of members’ meetings of June 24 and September 16, 2018.

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

  • Appointment of Norton McMullen & Co. LLP as auditors for the current fiscal year July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.

A ministry update was also presented by Paul.

Mandatory Officers

At the Board of Elders Meeting held on Sunday, November 25th the following officers were appointed on the Board of Elders.

  • Mark Newallo – Chairman

  • Tim Fisher – Clerk

  • Dirk Schlimm – Treasurer

Sunrise Retirement Home Ministry

You are welcome to join the church group for Christmas Carolling at Sunrise Retirement Home today. 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 next 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, featuring Hank & Janet Sonnenberg in concert. Sign-up sheet is in the foyer. Donations will be accepted to cover meal and concert. Come and bring a friend!

Email Announcements

We have started offering our church announcements by email. Your paper announcements will still be in your bulletin at church. If you didn’t receive the announcements and you’d like to receive them, please send an email to

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” (

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 by email at or by a note in her mailbox today.