June 28, 2018

This Week

June 28-July 4

High School Mission Trip June 23-29, Canfield OH
Our group of high school students and volunteer chaperones will finish up their week of serving others in the Mahoning Valley (near Youngstown, Ohio).   Look for more about their experiences in the coming weeks!

Grace Place June 29
Melissa Dreisbach entertains with musical selections on her flute.  Lunch at noon.  Program at 12:45 pm. 

Office Closed - July 4

Upcoming Events

Picnic & Softball Game  July 18
Join us for fellowship & fun! - Summer Social - Alverthorpe Park
RSVP to let us know you will be there!

Middle School Mission Trip July 21-27
Baltimore, Maryland 

News & Notes 
 

Called Congregational Meetings
Sunday, July 15 at 11:30, to vote on the call of Kristen Levens as Associate Pastor for Youth and Missions. 

  • Kristen will preach at 8:30 and 10:30 services.
  • Informal gathering to meet Kristen on July 14 from 4-6 pm in the Palmer Room.

Sunday, July 22 at 11:30, to vote on the call of Stephanie Templin Ashford as Associate Pastor of General Ministries.

  • Stephanie will preach at 8:30 and 10:30 services.
  • Informal gathering to meet Stephanie from 9:30-10:15 am in the Palmer Room and during coffee hour.

Click here for more information on both candidates.

Under Construction!

The Church office & Vista Road foyer are set for renovation in early July. Project includes new offices for the Associate & Youth Pastors, finance office, administrative/reception, volunteer work station, and conference room.  New space will provide an interconnected, well-lit, collaborative and welcoming work environment.

Stay tuned for updates on work progress!

2018-2019 Elders & Deacons

Elders Susan Dorshimer, Don Pizer and John Van Buren have finished their current terms and we are grateful for their years of service and leadership on session. 

Deacons Wendy Browder, Bob MacFarland, Ray Mayers, Wendy Stoudt, and Joel Wagoner have also finished their current terms and we are grateful for their years of service to our congregation.

We welcome our elders and deacons of the class of 2018-2019, and are thankful for their new and continued leadership. 

2018 Contributions

Second quarter offering statements will be sent out.  If you find you are behind on your pledged or planned giving to Grace, please catch up as you are able.  To receive your statements by email please contact Tina Hinks.

See our website for convenient ways to give to Grace.

Benjamin Van Buren