July 19, 2018

This Week

July 19 - 25

Called Congregational Meeting  July 22 at 11:30 am
We will vote on the call of Stephanie Templin Ashford as Associate Pastor of General Ministries.  She will preach at 8:30 and 10:30 services. Come and  meet Stephanie in person between the early and late services.  Click here for more information on Stephanie.

Middle School Mission Trip July 21-27, Baltimore, Maryland  
A fun-loving, enthusiastic group of 9 middle school students and 3 volunteer adult leaders will spend the week at The Center in Baltimore.  They will be helping with a day camp for children in one of Baltimore's under-served neighborhoods.  Please keep our middle school mission team in your prayers while they share impactful experiences together through service, devotions, and the work of the Spirit!

Upcoming Events

Grace Place - July 27
     Animal program by Briar Bush

Summer Sermon Series -  Pastor Sandy Hull, "Speaking Practically"  
     July 29 - Praying Like Paul (Ephesians 3:14-21)
     August 5 - What Should Pastors Be Doing? (Ephesians 4:1-16)
     August 12 - The Sniff Test (Ephesians 4:25-5:2)
     August 26 - Armed and Ready (Ephesians 6:10-20)

Reception for Megan Coiley - July 29 at 11:30 am
We are grateful for Megan's ministry among us. Celebrate Megan's last day as Interim Choir Director on July 29 following the 10:30 service. We wish her Godspeed as she moves on to become music director at the First Presbyterian Church of Pennington, New Jersey.

News & Notes 

Flower Dedication Dates Available
Contact Beth at 215-887-6117 or by email to dedicate flowers in worship on July 29 or August 19.

Tech Help Needed - Jenkintown Food Cupboard (formerly Loaves & Fishes)
Looking for someone with the tech skills and interest in assisting with the design of a cloud-based food bank management system.  Contact Ginny Gray at ggagain0704@aol.com.  

Office Renovation Update
Work continues to move forward with the office renovations!  Please be patient with any possible inconveniences during this project.

Welcome to Grace!

  • Stephanie Templin Ashford, candidate for Associate Pastor of General Ministries, will begin her ministry at Grace on August 1, pending vote at the congregational meeting July 22.  
  • Kristen Levens, our  new Associate Pastor for Youth and Missions begins her ministry on August 1.
  • Valerie Clayton, our new music director, will also start on August 1. 
Benjamin Van Buren