March 24, 2016

Wellspring’s Saturday Breakfast Ministry
Volunteers needed!! Saturday, April 2.  On the first Saturday of each month, a small group from Grace prepares - serves breakfast, and distributes clothing and toiletries for up to 80 needy guests. This shelter ministry at Old First UCC in Philadelphia supports hunger relief efforts by providing a place for guests to enjoy a hot breakfast and fellowship.  Guests are also offered the opportunity to select clothing, snacks and toiletries from the clothing cupboard each Saturday.
To join the group  (volunteers must be 14 yrs or older.), add your name to the sign-up sheet located on the bulletin board across from the church office.   Meet at Grace and leave by 7:45 am and return by noon. For more information, please call the church office at 215-887-6117.

Spring Work Day at Grace
Saturday, April 16, 2016. Spend a couple of hours or one half day working on various tasks associated with Spring.  No experience needed.  Tasks include raking leaves, placing mulch under trees and shrubs, pressure washing, painting, pruning shrubs and trees, etc.  Bring shovels, wheel barrow, pruning clippers, etc.  Any questions or  for more information contact Klaus Fuelleborn at  215-327-9326 or email Klaus at

Mens Breakfast
Consider joining other men from our church as we prepare for Easter and celebrate the start of Spring. We will meet in Muyskens Hall on Saturday, March 26 at 7:30am and conclude by 9am at the latest.  Jeff Cline will be cooking this week and Chef Jeff will be preparing blueberry, banana, and chocolate pancakes, and sausage. The food and fellowship at the pancake breakfast and Easter festival on Palm Sunday was a teaser for the food and fellowship we will have this Saturday.Please join us for a wonderful start to the Easter weekend.  Everyone is welcome.

Presbyterian Youth Triennum 2016
All high school youth (entering Freshman through graduating Seniors) are invited to attend the Presbyterian Youth Triennum, held July 19-23, 2016 at Purdue University. The event including travel time will be held from July 18-24, 2016. The Presbytery is covering all transportation costs and each participant is responsible for their registration fee of $530. Register with Presbytery of Philadelphia by April 25. Read more

Adult Education
Happy Easter! No Adult Ed for today.

Benjamin Van Buren