Grandview Readers PDF Print E-mail

Grandview Readers have chosen Friday, Aug. 11 for discussing their next book Miss Brenda and The Loveladies: A Heartwarming True Story of Grace, God, and Gumption by Brenda Spahn & Irene Zutell. Ms. Spahn was a businesswoman who wouldn’t take no for an answer when she discovered that God wouldn’t either. Meet at 7pm at Dorothy Killebrew’s home.

Safe Sanctuary Training PDF Print E-mail

Both Pennsylvania state laws and Eastern PA UMC policy requires us to annually meet with and update our volunteers. The training session is Saturday, July 8, 1-4:30pm for new volunteers (3:30-4:30pm for returning volunteers. Please sign up at the Hub or contact Kirstin to let us know you will be attending.

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.

Worship Ministry Schedules PDF Print E-mail

Readers, Ushers, Greeters, Acolytes, and all who help with worship, please pick up your new schedules (July through December) at the HUB.

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.

The Choir Has NEW Robes! PDF Print E-mail

New robes have been ordered for the Senior Choir and will arrive this summer.  During the month of May a total of $2,300 was donated, and this amount, along with leadership gifts, covered the total cost of the robes.  Cindy McGary and the Senior Choir express their heartfelt appreciation to all who supported this initiative.

More Ways you can help! PDF Print E-mail

Be a part of this exciting ministry and outreach by donating food for our camp lunches. Look for the poster in the Gathering Space and choose an item or two to donate on the date specified.  Thanks for continuing to pray for this ministry!

Camp Grandview Coming Soon! PDF Print E-mail

The themes for Camp Grandview are: the musical It’s Cool in the Furnace, July 17-20, and Find Your Inner Superhero, August 7-10. Registration forms are at the Hub.  We are thankful for leaders Paige Wagner and Wendy Gaunt. Volunteers are vital to the success of camp. A list of ways you can help is 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!

Special Presentation PDF Print E-mail

The congregation is invited to hear Melanie Snyder’s presentation at 9:15am on Sunday, July 23 “Understanding Trauma – Resilience and Healing?” Meet in Zerr Hall.

Seminary Graduation Celebration PDF Print E-mail

Jeremy Graeff will be our preacher for all services on July 2.  At noon, we'll have a small party to celebrate his recent graduation from Lancaster Theological Seminary.  Jeremy is on staff as interim worship leader at First Presbyterian Church and continues his work at Ember Faith Community and his church consulting role with Ad Lib Ministries.

Nepal Trip Fundraiser PDF Print E-mail

On Saturday, July 15 , GUMC will host the first fundraiser for the group heading to work with the Zimmermans in Nepal by holding a yard sale (concurrent with the annual Grandview Heights Neighborhood Yard Sale). In order to make this first fundraiser a success, we will need items donated for the sale, volunteers that day, and volunteers during the week preceding the event (to sort and prep items). Please look for a sign-up sheet at the Hub. Please see details about donations in the e-Alert.  For more information, please contact Jessica Kahler

Inquirer’s Class PDF Print E-mail

Interested in knowing more about the Missions and Ministries of Grandview Church?  Join our Inquirer’s Class on Saturday, July 22 at 9am. The classes are a great time of fellowship and learning about walking in the footsteps of Jesus here at Grandview and in the community. Attending this session in no way obligates you to join the church, but it is a required precursor to membership.   If you wish to take the class, contact the office at 394-6887 or talk to Kirstin Shrom-Rhoads. Babysitting is available upon request.

More Ways you can help! PDF Print E-mail

Can't help at Camp Grandview this year? You can still be a part of this exciting ministry and outreach by donating food for our camp lunches. Look for the poster in the Gathering space and choose an item or two to donate. Pay attention to the date needed. Some things will be asked for in July. Others, like things that may spoil, will be asked for in August. Thanks for continuing to pray for this ministry, specifically during the 2 weeks of camp!

Upper Room PDF Print E-mail
Upper Room devotional booklets for teh months of July/August are available. Booklets can be found on the Ministry Table in the back of the Sanctuary at a cost of $2.00 each.
Save the Date for Mission U 2017 PDF Print E-mail

Mission U 2017 will be held July 21-22 at The Inn at Reading. Offered topics of study include Geography, Issue, and Spiritual Growth.

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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