Announcements
Afternoon of United Methodist Singing! PDF Print E-mail

On Sunday, Nov. 5, at 4pm at Grandview, a choir of over 60 voices will sing the influential hymns of Charles Wesley.  Directors, Cindy McGary, Bill Kepner and Bill Rhoads and the choirs from Grandview, Covenant, and Otterbein churches will sing familiar and new anthems with texts by Wesley. The choir will be accompanied by organ, piano, cello, flute, percussion and the Bravura Brass Quintet.  A free-will offering will be received. You’ll want to put this important date on your calendar!

 
World Refugee Art Exhibit PDF Print E-mail

Paintings by Iraqi artist, Gaza youth, and local resettled artist will be on display at The Gallery at East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church, 436 East Chestnut St. Saturday Oct. 21, 11am – 2pm and Friday’s Oct. 13 and 27, 3-6pm and First Friday, Nov. 3, 5-9pm.

 
Fall Yard Clean Up PDF Print E-mail

Saturday, Oct. 21 has been designated Fall yard cleanup day. Beginning at 9 am we’ll work to make the grounds of Grandview ready for winter. Bring your work gloves, rakes, shovels and shears. Sign up at the HUB. Rain date is Oct. 28.

 
All Church Retreat PDF Print E-mail

What’s in Your Jelly Bean Jar? is the theme for this years All Church Retreat, on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 8am – 8pm at Gretna Glen Camp. We’ll eat together, study together, pray, play together and participate in an afternoon service project. The cost is $50/adults and $10 for children 6 and up. Sign up at the Hub or call the church office, 717-394-6887.

 
World Refugee Art Exhibit PDF Print E-mail

Paintings by Iraqi artist, Gaza youth, and local resettled artist will be on display at The Gallery at East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church, 436 East Chestnut St. Saturday’s Oct. 7 and 21, 11am – 2pm and Friday’s Oct. 13 and 27, 3-6pm and First Friday, Nov. 3, 5-9pm. Enjoy additional exhibits featuring local art, music, entertainment and food.

 
Bow Making Session PDF Print E-mail

Mark your calendars for Monday, Nov. 13 at 6:30pm! Nancy Suter will be demonstrating and teaching the art of bow making. Cost is minimal and participants will go home with a beautiful Christmas bow. Sign up at the Hub.

 
Pecan Sale PDF Print E-mail

Pecans, mammoth halves and small pieces in 1lb. bags will be sold again this fall with proceeds going to UMW. The price of a bag is $12. A sign-up sheet will be located at the Hub in mid October.

 
All Saints Sunday PDF Print E-mail

All saints day will be celebrated on Sunday, Oct. 29 during all worship services when congregants will have the opportunity to remember loved ones. At noon, a luncheon will be offered for family and friends who have lost loved one during the past few years. Sign up at the Hub.

 
Pumpkin Carving, Pumpkin Walk PDF Print E-mail

Join friends and family on Friday, Oct. 27 from 5-7pm in Zerr Hall to carve pumpkins for our Annual Halloween Pumpkin Walk in the Memorial Garden. We’ll provide pizza and salad, please bring chips or something to drink to share.

 
Listening Sessions PDF Print E-mail

Grandview will host two more listening sessions this fall about Dennis Spangler’s possible parole next spring. The sessions will provide information and give attenders an opportunity to listen to each others’ fears and hopes. Dates are Oct. 18, and Nov. 15. Each session begins at 7pm.

 
Fall Fest PDF Print E-mail

This year’s Fall Fest fundraiser will focus on firming up foundations for future faith and fun at Grandview! Join us on Sunday, October 22 from 4-6pm at the Horning Farm for fellowship, food, and a few fabulous rounds of Chicken Hill. This fantastic game involves flinging featherless flying fowl from friend to friend! Fork over $5 or $15 for the whole family. (Benefits Securing Our Future.)

 
Rada Cutlery PDF Print E-mail

UMW will be selling popular Rada cutlery until the end of October. Catalogs and ordering instructions are available at the Hub.

 
Inquirer’s Class PDF Print E-mail

Interested in knowing more about the mission and ministries of Grandview Church?  Join our Inquirer’s Class on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 5:30-8:30pm. The class will include dinner, a tour of the building, and information about what it means to be a member of Grandview. Attending this session in no way obligates you to join our church, although it is a precursor to membership. Sign up at the Hub or talk to Kirstin Shrom-Rhoads. Babysitting is available upon request.

 
Nepal Fundraiser – Team Trivia Night PDF Print E-mail

Mark your calendars for Saturday, Nov. 11 at REology, 315 W. James St., Lancaster (Main entrance and parking off of Mulberry St.) From 7-10pm to join folks for a Team Trivia Night Nepal fundraiser. The night will consist of 8 person teams competing in an 8-round mixed topics trivia contest (Maximum 12 teams). Individual players will be ‘grouped’ into 8 person teams for the competition. Silent auction (theme baskets) winners named at staggered intervals during the competition. Various contests, both individual and team, between rounds. BYOB; snacks provided. Entry Donation: $15 per person or $100 per table of 8 people.

 
Emergency Forms PDF Print E-mail

Emergency forms can be downloaded here or are available at the HUB. Please fill out the form and give it to a volunteer. Our goal is to have a form for each member. Please help us reach that goal by filling out yours today.

 
Grandview Connections PDF Print E-mail

Grandview Connections (GC) is a blog for discussing the weekly sermon content thus making connections between the pastors' words and the thoughts, feelings and actions of Grandview UMC members and friends.  The sermon is a starting point for what can be a very rich discussion about faith and will serve as a source for reflection and a building block for an online faith community that is available at any time. The blog is linked on the Grandview UMC website under Resources, or under Quicklinks.

 
Equal Exchange PDF Print E-mail
The Fair Trade System encourages farmers to stay on their own land by giving them a fair price for their crops. "Fair Trade offers us a dignified way of doing business. We don’t beg. Selling one or two containers is not begging." Raymond Kimaaro, Tanzania. Check out our Equal Exchange selections of organic coffee, tea and chocolate in the Gathering Room.
 
Address for Dennis PDF Print E-mail

Please note that Dennis Spangler has a new address:

Dennis Spangler, JM9765
P.O. Box A
Bellefonte, PA   16823-0820

Please handwrite your return address on the envelope. Denny would like to have your address and self stick labels are taken off before mail is delivered.

E-mails can be sent through the website entering Dennis' name/number where indicated. Emails sent by 10 a.m. will be received by him that day.

 
e-Alert Subscription PDF Print E-mail

You can now manage your e-mail address for the e-alert only. A sign-up link is available on this site (left hand column) to subscribe or manage your e-mail address. Just click on the link to add, change or delete your email address. Please remember to let the office know, for their records, if your address has changed.

 
Church Keys PDF Print E-mail

Trustees are requiring forms to be filled out by anyone needing a church key. If you need a key please fill out a form at the HUB.

 
Gift Cards PDF Print E-mail

Gift card sales continue to grow. We have Stauffer’s, Weis, Giant, Oregon Dairy and Darrenkamps cards available on Sunday mornings and in the Church office Monday through Friday from 9am to 2pm. Remember: 5-10% of your purchases are pure profit to Grandview and help with our mission commitments. If you haven’t gotten  in the habit, why not start now and help Grandview with this important ministry.

 
UM Handbook PDF Print E-mail

The United Methodist Church chose our Roxanne Edwards' Lancaster-based company, Nxtbook Media, to prepare and present its new handbook.  This is the same company that makes the digital version of The Messenger, Grandview's newsletter.  Click here to link to the new UM Handbook.

 
Continuing Opportunity- Direct Deposit PDF Print E-mail

This form brings a new opportunity for giving. The form is an authorization agreement for direct deposit of your giving. The forms can be filled out and mailed to the church office to the attention of the financial secretary.

 
Save Those Box Tops & Labels PDF Print E-mail

They are valuable to Red Bird Mission and Clinic in Kentucky, a special ministry of the United Methodist Church, serving four counties in the isolated rural distressed Appalachian Mountains. Place your boxtops and labels in the marked cupboard in the back of the Sanctuary. Please note that we must have the UPC code attached to the labels to receive the points.

 


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