July 13, 2017

Back-to-School Drive
Cornerstone Christian Academy is committed to providing affordable education to over 200 inner city children each year.  To help the students start the year off on the right foot, Grace is participating in a Back-to-School Drive from 7/16-8/20. Click here to see what items are needed.  Donation bins will be placed at the Vista Rd. entrance.  To learn more about CCA go to www.cornerstonephiladelphia.com

Boxers vs Briefs
In the battle of boxers vs briefs who won?...Broad Street Ministry did!  Thanks to Grace for donating 207 items to BSM's clothing closet.  To learn more about Broad Street Ministry's programs please visit www.broadstreetministry.org.

Summer Sunday School - Volunteers needed
Volunteers are still needed to teach our 3-5 year olds in our Summer Sunday School program on August 6 and 13, and to assist Belinda Hull with the 6-9 year old class from July 23-August 27.  If you can give just one hour of your time on one of these Sundays to our children here at Grace, please email Pastor Judy at jdwyer@gracejenkintown.org.  Thank you!

Grace Place
Bob will be back - for Bingo!  Yeah!  Bob MacFarland, Grace's very own favoite Bingo caller, will join us at Grace Place on Friday, July 21 and again on Friday, August 18th.  Please join us for a fun-filled afternoon of Bingo and prizes.  Lunch is served at 12:00 and the game will begin about 12:45.  Hope to see you there!

Vacation Bible School - Helpers Needed!
Do you have a few hours to give to the children of Grace and our surrounding community this summer?  Why not volunteer for Maker Fun Factory, our Vacation Bible School experience?  VBS runs from August 21-25, 9-12 noon.  Sign up is easy:  just register here and click on "Volunteers".  We are looking for crew leader assistants, crew leaders and nursery caregivers.  Come join in the fun of sharing the love of Jesus!

Vacation Bible School -  Supplies Needed!
Click here to see if there may be items you would like to donate to help with VBS at Grace this summer.  Items can be dropped off at the church office during regular business hours.  Thanks for your support of VBS at Grace!

Vacation Bible School - Registration
Space is still open to register your child for Vacation Bible School at Grace Church this summer. You may click here to register, or you can also register your child in the church office during regular business hours.  There will be no fee charged for this event.  Space is limited to 90 participants, so please register today!  For further information, or if you are interested in being a crew leader or assistant and haven't yet signed up, please contact Pastor Judy at 215-887-6117.

Contribution Statements
Second quarter offering statements have been sent out.   If you find you are behind year to date for your planned or pledged giving to Grace, please try to catch up as you are able.

If you do not currently receive giving statements by email and would like to, please contact the financial secretary at thinks@gracejenkintown.org, and provide the email address (for joint contributors, you can submit one or two email addresses) where you would like statements sent going forward. 

Ways to Give
Many contributors find it convenient to process payments to Grace through online bill pay service with their bank. For your convenience, Grace also accepts online gifts by credit/debit cards and through Paypal directly on our website.  To donate now through our website, or learn about other ways to give to Grace, visit our Generosity Page

You can also help our mission through the Amazon Smile program.  Amazon Smile is a program that donates 0.5% of all eligible Amazon Purchases to charitable organizations.  Find out more by clicking on our Amazon Smile Link.

Nursery School Registration
Grace Nursery School is now enrolling for all classes for Fall 2017. Our school has programs which range from two year old playgroup up to Pre-Kindergarten. Introducing in September - before school drop off beginning at 8:30 and Lunch Bunch after school care will be extended to 2:30.  Please contact Jill Quinto at jillquinto@verizon.net for prices and more detailed information.

Benjamin Van Buren