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Conversational Study PDF Print E-mail

Grandview is offering a 4-week series beginning October 9 at 7pm called Wonder, Love and Praise: Sharing a Vision of the Church. This is a program produced by the Committee on Faith and Order designed to engage United Methodists in a study of how we understand what it means to be the Church. By engaging in this study, we will learn more about who we are, and what we expect to happen when we come together as a body.

 
Film and Discussion on Gender PDF Print E-mail

Embrace Lancaster and Grace UCC, 1947 New Holland Ave., are hosting a National Geographic film and discussion on the science of gender. The film will be shown on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 6:30pm at Grace. All are invited to attend.

 
CROP Walk PDF Print E-mail

Crop Walk, which fights hunger locally and globally, will be held Sunday, Oct. 15 at Lancaster Church of the Brethren, 1601 Sunset Ave. (Note new starting location, right in our neighborhood.) Registration begins at 12:30pm with the walk beginning at 1:30pm.

 
Time Travelers Program PDF Print E-mail

Grandview and First UMC are sponsoring an Oct. 14 coach bus trip to Philadelphia for the Time Travelers program at St. George's UMC, one of the oldest Methodist churches in the U.S. The program is a re-enactment of a key schism in Methodist History. Adults and youth, and especially this year's 9th-grade confirmation class, are all encouraged to attend. Please sign up at the Hub to let us know if you think you may be interested. Further details will be provided soon.

 
Inquirer’s Class PDF Print E-mail

Interested in knowing more about the mission and ministries of Grandview Church?  Join our Inquirer’s Class on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 5:30-8:30pm. The class will include dinner, a tour of the building, and information about what it means to be a member of Grandview. Attending this session in no way obligates you to join our church, although it is a precursor to membership. Sign up at the Hub or talk to Kirstin Shrom-Rhoads. Babysitting is available upon request.

 
Nepal Fundraiser – Team Trivia Night PDF Print E-mail

Mark your calendars for Saturday, Nov. 11 at REology, 315 W. James St., Lancaster (Main entrance and parking off of Mulberry St.) From 7-10pm to join folks for a Team Trivia Night Nepal fundraiser. The night will consist of 8 person teams competing in an 8-round mixed topics trivia contest (Maximum 12 teams). Individual players will be ‘grouped’ into 8 person teams for the competition. Silent auction (theme baskets) winners named at staggered intervals during the competition. Various contests, both individual and team, between rounds. BYOB; snacks provided. Entry Donation: $15 per person or $100 per table of 8 people.

 
Boehm’s Chapel Apple Festival PDF Print E-mail

The Apple Festival, a yearly event to benefit Boehm’s Chapel, will be held Saturday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m.-3pm at Boehm’s Methodist Church in Willow Street. Grandview’s role  has been the donation of our apple bread.. Please deliver the bread to the church office on Friday, October 6 before 2 pm.

 
Listening Sessions PDF Print E-mail

Grandview will host three listening sessions this fall about Dennis Spangler's possible parole next spring. The sessions will provide information and give attenders an opportunity to listen to each others' fears and hopes. Dates are Sept. 20, Oct. 18, and Nov. 15. Each session begins at 7pm.

 
Young Adult Sundae Sunday PDF Print E-mail

Join the Young Adult group on Sunday, Sept. 24 at 7pm for Sundae Sunday! This is an opportunity to meet with others, make connections, and indulge in the savory sweetness of ice cream. The YA group is always open to receive and welcome new people. Contact Liz Fulmer at liz (at) grandviewumc.org. Sign up at the Hub!

 
Grandview Readers PDF Print E-mail

The next book for Grandview Readers will be discussed on Friday, Oct. 6 at 7pm at Dorothy Killebrew’s. Bring a covered dish meal to share followed by discussion of the book America and Its Guns: A Theological Expose by James E. Atwood. The Rev. Atwood, an avid hunter, takes a hard look at America’s 30,000 gun deaths per year. Having spent 36 years fighting against easy access to firearms, he uses his experience and theological understanding to document how Americans have been deceived into believing that the tools of violence, whether in war or in the bedside stand, will provide security.

 
Photo Album PDF Print E-mail

Do you have a knack for organizing pictures and enjoy working on the computer? We are looking for someone to put together yearly albums of the events and happenings at Grandview. contact Kirstin if this is something you would like to know more about.

 
Emergency Forms PDF Print E-mail

Emergency forms can be downloaded here or are available at the HUB. Please fill out the form and give it to a volunteer. Our goal is to have a form for each member. Please help us reach that goal by filling out yours today.

 
Gift Cards PDF Print E-mail

Gift card sales continue to grow. We have Stauffer’s, Weis, Giant, Oregon Dairy and Darrenkamps cards available on Sunday mornings and in the Church office Monday through Friday from 9am to 2pm. Remember: 5-10% of your purchases are pure profit to Grandview and help with our mission commitments. If you haven’t gotten  in the habit, why not start now and help Grandview with this important ministry.

 
UM Handbook PDF Print E-mail

The United Methodist Church chose our Roxanne Edwards' Lancaster-based company, Nxtbook Media, to prepare and present its new handbook.  This is the same company that makes the digital version of The Messenger, Grandview's newsletter.  Click here to link to the new UM Handbook.

 
Grandview Connections PDF Print E-mail

Grandview Connections (GC) is a blog for discussing the weekly sermon content thus making connections between the pastors' words and the thoughts, feelings and actions of Grandview UMC members and friends.  The sermon is a starting point for what can be a very rich discussion about faith and will serve as a source for reflection and a building block for an online faith community that is available at any time. The blog is linked on the Grandview UMC website under Resources, or under Quicklinks.

 
Save Those Box Tops & Labels PDF Print E-mail

They are valuable to Red Bird Mission and Clinic in Kentucky, a special ministry of the United Methodist Church, serving four counties in the isolated rural distressed Appalachian Mountains. Place your boxtops and labels in the marked cupboard in the back of the Sanctuary. Please note that we must have the UPC code attached to the labels to receive the points.

 
e-Alert Subscription PDF Print E-mail

You can now manage your e-mail address for the e-alert only. A sign-up link is available on this site (left hand column) to subscribe or manage your e-mail address. Just click on the link to add, change or delete your email address. Please remember to let the office know, for their records, if your address has changed.

 
Church Keys PDF Print E-mail

Trustees are requiring forms to be filled out by anyone needing a church key. If you need a key please fill out a form at the HUB.

 
Address for Dennis PDF Print E-mail

Please note that Dennis Spangler has a new address:

Dennis Spangler, JM9765
P.O. Box A
Bellefonte, PA   16823-0820

Please handwrite your return address on the envelope. Denny would like to have your address and self stick labels are taken off before mail is delivered.

E-mails can be sent through the website entering Dennis' name/number where indicated. Emails sent by 10 a.m. will be received by him that day.

 
Continuing Opportunity- Direct Deposit PDF Print E-mail

This form brings a new opportunity for giving. The form is an authorization agreement for direct deposit of your giving. The forms can be filled out and mailed to the church office to the attention of the financial secretary.

 
Equal Exchange PDF Print E-mail
The Fair Trade System encourages farmers to stay on their own land by giving them a fair price for their crops. "Fair Trade offers us a dignified way of doing business. We don’t beg. Selling one or two containers is not begging." Raymond Kimaaro, Tanzania. Check out our Equal Exchange selections of organic coffee, tea and chocolate in the Gathering Room.
 


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