May 2, 2019

This Week
May 2-8

Grace Place - May 3
Fellowship, games and lunch.  Bring a friend and join us!

Student Ministry Car Wash Fundraiser - May 4
Come get the winter dirt and spring grime washed off your car and help the youth of Grace raise funds for the summer mission trips and other events! Happening from 9 am -12 noon on Vista Road. 

Wellspring Saturday Breakfast Ministry - May 4
A small group from Grace serves breakfast and distribute clothing, toiletries and snacks for up to 80 needy guests at Old First UCC in Philadelphia on the first Saturday of the month.  Email Claire McHugh for more information or to sign up (all volunteers must be 14 yrs or over) to serve .

Adult Ed - The 6 Great Ends of the Church - May 5
Join us for a study on the purpose and calling of the church.  This 3 week video series by The Fellowship Community will be held at 9:30 am in the Palmer Room. 

Grace Artist - May 5
Ralph Pallen Coleman, a popular painter of biblical subjects in the 1950s-60s, was a longtime member of Grace.  His grandson, Rich Coleman, will give a presentation on his grandfather's work after coffee hour in the Palmer Room.  A light luncheon will be served.  Click here to sign up.

Celebration of 50 Year Members - May 5
Join us as we celebrate our 50 year members during the 10:30 worship service.

Prayer & Pilates - May 8
Join this active and growing group as it returns each Wednesday through June 12 at 5:30 pm in the Palmer Room.  We work towards strengthening our bodies and spiritual lives, creating fellowship, and becoming stronger and more motivated to be the healthy person God intends us to be.  A free will donation to a designated mission at Grace will be accepted.  

Please bring a mat and a small pillow and wear clothes that you can easily move in. It is helpful to be able to get down on the floor and get back up again.  Email June Hudson with any questions or for more information.   


Upcoming Events

May 10:  Grace Place
Come enjoy the four-part harmonies of Chordial Agreement, a local Barbershop Quartet. Lunch is at 12:00 and the entertainment begins at 12:45.  A Grace Place event you shouldn’t miss!

May 14:  Fellowship BBQ Meal & Games
Enjoy a fun filled BBQ Meal with back yard games as our Fellowship Dinner Finale!  Click here to sign up.

May 19:  The Intergenerational Choir Sings Again!
Sing with the IGC during the 10:30 worship service.  Rehearsals are after church at 11:30 on Sunday, May 5 and 12.  Singers of all ages are welcome. 

May 19:  Program Year End Events

  • Children will celebrate the program year end with Sundae Sundayduring Sunday School during the 10:30 worship service.

  • Recognition & Confirmation Sunday - we will celebrate our choirs, teachers, and confirmation students during the 10:30 worship service.

  • Youth Group Year End Kickball & Cookout -  from 5-7pm at Deep Meadow Park in Horsham.  All Grace youth and their families are welcome.  Bring a side or dessert to share.  Burgers, hot dogs, fixings, and drinks will be provided.

May 20:  Spring Red Cross Blood Drive
If you haven't donated blood since March 24, you're 16 or older and in good health, you can save a life by your gift of blood!  As a thank you for being a donor, everyone who makes a blood donation will receive rewards from various local businesses through the Hero for Life Blood Donor Reward Program.  There will also be a special drawing during the blood drive as well!  Appointments are preferred - schedule online today or contact Chris Hoyler by email or 215-576-1404.

June 9:  Graduation Recognition
If you or your child are graduating (high school, college, technical school, graduate school, etc. ) this spring or has graduated since last summer, please email Pastor Kristen to let her know the details by June 1.  We want to recognize and celebrate with you!

June 23-27: Vacation Bible School
Join us for a fun filled week of food, fellowship, and learning! Our Theme is: Who is my Neighbor? Learning to love like Jesus. Each night from 5:45-7:45 pm, we will enjoy a hot meal together, followed by an adult study and kids stations. The cost is $10 per child which includes a t-shirt and dinner and $5 per single adult which includes dinner and a study. $30 max per family.  Sign up here.

July 28-August 3: Adult Mission Trip
The adult mission trip for this summer is coming together. Join us for a week of hurricane relief work in Kinston, NC. We are looking for people who want to do the relief work labor and for people who would like to provide cooking support for the group during the week. The facility we are staying at has a fully stocked kitchen, we just need participants to plan and prepare the meals. Email or phone Pastor Kristen for more information.   Please sign up here and turn in a $100 deposit by May 5.

Michaela Payne