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Sermon: “Life In The Face Of Death” 4.15.2018

Sunday is the Third Sunday of Easter. Liz Fulmer will share her sermon “Life in the Face of Death.” The scripture readings are Luke 24:36-48 and Acts 3:1-16.

 

Clicking the hyperlinked Scripture readings will take you to Bible Gateway where you may compare the readings across numerous translations. You can also enhance your study by utilizing other resources like the Commentaries posted on Bible Gateway. Commentaries are also available in the Grandview church library.

The Bell Choir will play at both the 8:15 and 10:45 services.

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  1. Third Sunday of Easter
    Adult Education Opportunity

    On Sunday from 12pm-1pm (right after the 10:45am service) Joe Mills, Program Manager for Compeer Lancaster, will be offering a 2-session class called “Mental Health for Families of Faith.” Light lunch will be offered; childcare can be arranged if requested. Please sign up at the Hub, or email jessica@grandviewumc.org.

    UMW In-Gathering
    District UMW will hold their In-Gathering service here tomorrow with registration beginning at 8:45am. At that time the new clothing, blankets and quilts will be collected for distribution to local clothing banks. If you would like to contribute—either new items or money—please bring them to Grandview tomorrow morning for the service. All are welcome!

    Walk for Parkinson’s
    Tomorrow there will be a 1 mile walk for Parkinson’s at Heart of Lancaster Hospital in Lititz from 9am to noon. Walkers do not need sponsors, but it is an opportunity for people to come out to sponsor those with Parkinson’s. There will be vendors and activities.

    Friends and Family Concert
    The 18-voice Grandview Sings Community Children’s Choir presents a Spring Concert on Friday, April 20 at 7pm, in the sanctuary. The concert is filled with great music including, spirituals, a setting of “Ubi Caritas”, sung in Latin and a song composed to the words of the Christina Rosetti poem, “Who Has Seen the Wind”. There are also a few surprises in store, so please join us as the children share their accomplishments and love of singing. The choir is directed by Cindy McGary and accompanied by pianist, Cindy Kahler. The concert is free of charge and the public is invited.

    70,273 Project
    Jill Stafford is looking for folks who are experienced or novice sewers to participate in the 70,273 Project at Grandview on Saturday, April 21 from 10am-3pm. Jill, who enjoys making quilts, is looking for anyone who would enjoy making simple cross quilt blocks. Each person will make their own and then they will all be put together to make one quilt. See the display in the Gathering Space. To learn more about the project visit; http://thebarefootheart.com/70273-2/.

    Cheese Night Returns!
    Join us on Tuesday, April 24 at 7pm for the wildly popular artisan cheese presentation, offered by Robert Good. Each year, Robert hand selects a wide variety of diverse, delicious cheeses from S. Clyde Weaver. In past years, Robert’s cheese board has held nearly 20 different cheeses! Before the tasting, Robert will offer a brief description of each cheese so that participants get a sense of what they’ll be trying. Sign up at the Hub for this wonderful event.

    Grandview @ Willow Valley
    Everyone is welcome to meet, greet, listen and learn with the Rev. Andrea Brown as she presents “After Easter – WHAT?” on Thursday, April 26, from 11:30am-1pm in the Stieget Room, located just inside Manor Dining Room, at 211 Willow Valley Square (turn off Locust Lane at the stop sign). Lunch will begin at 11:30am, and the learning session will begin at noon.

    Spring Yard Clean Up
    Saturday, April 28 has been designated Spring yard clean-up day. Beginning at 9 am we’ll work to make the grounds of Grandview ready for Spring. Bring your work gloves, rakes, shovels and shears. Sign up at the HUB.

    Cornwall Manor Blooms & More
    Blooms & More Spring Open House, will be held 9am – 2pm Saturday, May 5, rain or shine. Your donations of baked goods or money supports the Baked Goods Table for the United Methodist retirement community. We are also looking for folks to staff our table that day (come for a few hours or all day). There will be a sign-up sheet at the Hub starting in April. Questions? Please call Sue Radocy, 717-519-0106.

    Summer Camp Scholarships
    Grandview desires that any child who wishes to attend a United Methodist summer camp may do so. To help, our church will pay half the cost of any 1 week of camp, up to $200. (Ex: day camp fee of $225=GUMC will pay $112.50; youth overnight camp of $420=GUMC will pay the $200 max.) As you fill out camp registrations, list Jessica Kahler as the authorizing person for the church payment; contact her at jessica@grandviewumc.org with questions.

    Children’s Sunday School Schedule:
    Children in Preschool – 5th grade will meet in the Sanctuary at 9:30am and leave after the children’s message.
    Preschool & Kindergarten class is in the Preschool Room.
    1st & 2nd graders are in the Fish Room (next to the Youth Room).
    3rd – 5th graders are in the Fireplace Room.
    Ages 0 – 3 are welcome in the Nursery.
    For Youth: 10:30am – 1:30pm High School/Middle School classes in the Youth Room.
    Fifth weeks, combined youth 9:30 -10:30am.

    For Adults:
    9:15 – Searcher’s Class is studying Adam Hamilton’s just published book “Unafraid – Living with Courage and Hope in Uncertain Times.”
    Sunday – “Crime, Race, Terrorism, and Politics”
    April 22 – “Failure, Disappointing Others, Insignificance, and Loneliness”

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