Announcements
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.

 
Instant Happiness! PDF Print E-mail

Please consider this your personal invitation to join the adult choir at Grandview.  It costs absolutely nothing to join and you will see fabulous benefits such as increased feelings of happiness and well-being.  Also, you will gain a great connection to Grandview friends and find ways to express your spirit through singing! Contact Cindy McGary to find out more.

 
Laundromat Library League Updates PDF Print E-mail

On Tues., September 12, there’s an LLL fundraiser  at the Lititz Isaac’s Restaurant. Fliers will be available at the Hub

 
Chicken a la Grandview PDF Print E-mail

On Tuesday, September 12 at 6pm join other families and make new friends in a creatively corny first time evening of yummy chicken & waffles and a chuckle- inducing rubber chicken game. One of Kirstin’s favorite games is an eggstraordinaryly exciting form of Ultimate Frisbee. Sign up by Sept. 1 to reserve your special event T-shirt. Stop laying around, and sign up at the Hub today.

 
Undie Sunday PDF Print E-mail

UMW will be collecting new packages of underwear for adults and children on Sunday, September 10.  Most needed sizes are 32-42 for men, 5-9 for women, 6-8 for boys and 14-16 for girls.

 
Children’s Sunday School Schedule PDF Print E-mail

Sunday schedule for the next few weeks:

Sunday, August 27 – Sunday School
Sunday, September 3 – No Sunday School
Sunday, September 10 – Fall Sunday School  begins. Children in Preschool – 5th grade will meet in the Sanctuary at 9:30am and leave after the children’s message. Preschool will meet in the Preschool room, 1st & 2nd graders will meet in the Fish room; 3rd – 5th graders will meet in the Fireplace room.

 
Waterpalooza! PDF Print E-mail

Sunday, Aug. 27, from 4-6pm we’ll have  Cool Water Fun for the whole family! As a way to celebrate the end of summer we are returning for a second year of splashing, spraying, sliding, and other silliness. We’ll also serve pizza and watermelon! Let Kirstin know if you can donate a water element or lead a water activity! Sign up at the Hub.

 
Nursery Volunteers Needed PDF Print E-mail

We are seeking volunteers to assist in the nursery approximately once a month at the 9:30 or 10:45 services. Contact Kirstin if interested!

 
2018 Mission Trip to Nepal PDF Print E-mail

We are blessed as a church to have so many opportunities to serve! If your calling includes taking part in our 2018 Mission Trip to Nepal, we have several important dates to consider. The trip is (tentatively) planned for March 6-17, 2018.  Each participant is asked to cover his/her own airfare, with the prayerful hope that we can cover all “in-country” expenses with raised funds. An initial deposit of $200 is requested by Sept. 1, 2017, to allow us to move forward with group planning. Questions, please contact Dr. Treva Clark ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).

 
2018 Mission Trip to Nepa PDF Print E-mail

We are blessed as a church to have so many opportunities to serve! If your calling includes taking part in our 2018 Mission Trip to Nepal, we have several important dates to consider. The trip is (tentatively) planned for March 6-17, 2018.  Each portico-pant is asked to cover his/her own airfare, with the prayerful hope that we can cover all "in-country" expenses with raised funds. An initial deposit of $200 is requested by Sept. 1, 2017, to allow us to move forward with group planning. Questions, please contact Dr. Treva Clark ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).

 
Share the Bounty PDF Print E-mail

If your garden produces an overabundance of vegetables, herbs or flowers, why not share them with others via the “Veggie Table”?   Donations received for them will go to help women, children and youth throughout the world.  And much of the food leftover after Sunday morning feeds families all over Lancaster County through the Council of Churches food bank.

 
Sign Up for Disciple Bible Study PDF Print E-mail

A sign-up sheet for Disciple Bible Study is at the Hub. The weekly study begins Tuesday evening, September 12. There will be a 90-minute orientation session in late August. The course will run for 34 sessions with time off for holiday breaks. Childcare is available upon request. Experienced Disciple Bible Study teacher Rev. Sandy Knaub will lead.

 
Laundromat Libraries PDF Print E-mail

Summer Reading with the Laundromat Libraries! It is a great investment in our young people to put books in their hands during the summer months. Let’s make sure that we have books available. Books that are needed most at this time include: board books, Spanish-language books, picture books, nonfiction books at a variety of reading levels, poetry/rhyming books, and seasonal books. A seasonal book could be about summertime, summer break from school, the 4th of July, Memorial Day, or Labor Day.  Please donate books at the Hub.

 
Guest Musicians PDF Print E-mail

During summer worship, Grandview is fortunate to welcome church members and guest musicians each Sunday.   Please express your appreciation to them and give them a warm Grandview greeting!

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.
 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 


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