Harold's Gift PDF Print E-mail

The blanket chest donated by Harold Shirk and made from our old pews was "won" by Rev. Mary Hoskins at silent auction. Harold has agreed to make a second chest for Elaine Spangler, whose bid came in second place. Harold is donating 100% of the proceeds for Grandview mission and ministry: Nepal and Appalachia Service Project. Wow!

Lenten Journey PDF Print E-mail

Have you ever wondered: Why did Jesus die?  Did Jesus have to die? Does Jesus (or God) save us? If so, what do we need to be saved from and how does salvation "work"? What, if anything, does the cross have to do with it? What's the result of salvation? What does it look and feel like? What's our role in it? We'll dive headlong into these questions in Lent and hopefully figure out not only what we don't believe but also become better able to articulate what we do believe.

Special Learning Opportunity PDF Print E-mail

Feb. 25 - Lancaster Seminary Prof. Lee Barrett will teach about what Christians believe about the cross and salvation at 9:15 and 10:45. Adults and high school youth welcome. Special kids' activities at 10:45.

After School Program PDF Print E-mail

Enjoy working with school-age children? We are looking for volunteers for our Schaeffer After-School program to be held Wednesdays from 3:30-5:15pm, April 4 through May 9. You must have up-to-date Safe Sanctuaries clearances to participate. A planning meeting will be held on Wed, March 14 from 4-5pm in the library. Sign up at the Hub if you are interested in volunteering! For more info, contact Jessica.

Memorial Contribution PDF Print E-mail

Sara Brubaker, a former choral and handbell director here at Grandview, recently died as a result of brain cancer.  A scholarship fund in her name has been established by Manheim Central School District, where Sarah was a music teacher for many years.  Please see Anne Zell if you would like to make a donation to the scholarship fund to honor Sara.  Contributions from the congregation and choirs will be sent to the scholarship fund.

Back-Up Assistant Treasurer Needed PDF Print E-mail

We are looking for a volunteer to support our assistant treasurer in writing out checks and paying church bills when she is unavailable to do so. As a back-up assistant, the time requirement would be minimal most times. Knowledge of Quickbooks would be helpful, but not a requirement. Contact Glenn Walz with questions or interest

Grandview Readers PDF Print E-mail

On Friday March 23, beginning with a potluck meal at 6pm, the Grandview Readers will discuss Living Into Hope: A Call for Spiritual Action for Such a Time as This by Joan Brown Campbell. Drawing on her amazing life experiences, The Rev. Dr. Campbell speaks out on the pressing issues that face us today: love, justice, reconciliation, forgiveness and community. Proposing that "Who is my neighbor?" may be the most crucial question in a world where so many are hurting, she calls us to live life fully - not carefully or cautiously, but wholly engaged with the world and with the messiness of humanity.

Lenten Study PDF Print E-mail

A Lenten study on the Theology of the United Methodist Social Principles will be led by Deacon Darryl Stephens. How can we make sense of these moral stances in light of Wesleyan faith? The 3-week study will be held Mondays March 5, 12, and 19 from 7-8:30pm. Materials will be provided. Sign up at the Hub.

Special Adult Ed. Opportunities PDF Print E-mail

Feb. 4 - Jeremy Graeff will lead a discussion on PA educational funding at 9:15 and 10:45.
Feb. 4 & 11 - Janet Mills will lead discussion on dementia at noon.
Feb. 25 - Lancaster Seminary Prof. Lee Barrett will teach about what Christians believe about the cross and salvation at 9:15 and 10:45.

Tools for Ministry PDF Print E-mail

The district-wide training event Tools for Ministry will be held Saturday, March 10 at Church of the Good Shepherd in Lebanon from 8:30am-noon. This workshop-based event is essential for new SPR and Trustees members and offers other worthwhile training for all United Methodists. Save the date and look for upcoming word of workshop topics.

Susannah Wesley Circle PDF Print E-mail

The Susannah Wesley Circle will meet on Monday, December 11 at 10:00 a.m. in the Library. Carolene Brubaker will have a presentation about her recent trip to visit the Methodist Church in Korea.  All are invited to attend.

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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