Announcements
End of Year Giving PDF Print E-mail

Great news! The stock market is up, and a great way to give to Grandview is by giving stock. These transactions take time, so if you wish to count them toward your 2017 taxes & our 2017 budget, we encourage you to put the process in motion by the end of this week. Also, grab extra grocery cards for your holiday food shopping and as stocking stuffers.

 
Journeys PDF Print E-mail

Rev. Mindy McKonly is sponsoring a Journey Through the Bible trip to the Holy Land June 11-21, 2018. Brochures are available at the Hub. Bishop Peggy Johnson is considering an August trip to Nepal. If you are interested in taking this additional opportunity to visit the country where missionary Mark Zimmerman works, contact the church office.

 
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 Saturday, Jan. 27 from 9am - noon. The class will include 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. Babysitting is available upon request

 
Offering Envelopes PDF Print E-mail

2018 Offering Envelopes are now available in the Gathering Space. Envelopes are in numerical order. If you aren't sure of your number, an alphabetical list will help you look it up.

 
Grandview Readers PDF Print E-mail

Our next book to be discussed, under the category of Education for Mission, is Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite: a Memoir by Suki Kim. Meet at Dorothy Killebrew's home on Friday, Jan. 12 at 6pm for potluck meal and 7pm for discussion.

 
Heifer International PDF Print E-mail

The Children's Sunday School classes have been collecting offerings for Heifer International. The class started collections 2 weeks ago, and is now opening the collection up to the congregation. They are hoping to collect enough change to purchase animals to "fill the manger" through Heifer International. Funds will be collected Sunday's Dec. 17 and 24. Look for a bucket at the Social Justice table in the Gathering Space.

 
Get Your Jingle On PDF Print E-mail

Members from the Grandview Bell Choir are participating in the Great Christmas Ring and you are invited to hear Christmas carols played by bell ringers from the Lancaster area. ring your kids and grand kids to visit Santa and hear the bell music on Saturday, Dec. 16, 11:30am-1:30pm, inside the Lancaster Marriott and Lancaster County Convention Center, Penn Square in Lancaster. Admission is free.

 
Advent Worship Music PDF Print E-mail

Each Sunday in Advent, a variety of music will enhance our worship and express the theme, "Peace Around the World".  The Grandview Sings! Children’s choir, bell choir, Celebration Band, and the senior choir are offering Advent and Christmas music with origins from across the globe. We look forward to hearing and singing familiar carols and anticipate the beauty and richness of new tunes from other nations.

 
Advent Challenge PDF Print E-mail

Last week, at our 9:30 service, Joanna Jennings double dared fellow church members to invite a few other attenders over for a small gathering during this holiday season. The new directory makes it extra easy to do that. Who would you like to know better? Take the Advent dare: make some coffee, put some cookies on a plate, and welcome some Grandview joy into your home.

 
Susannah Wesley Circle PDF Print E-mail

The Susannah Wesley Circle will meet on Monday, December 11 at 10:00 a.m. in the Library. Carolene Brubaker will have a presentation about her recent trip to visit the Methodist Church in Korea.  All are invited to attend.

 
God Has Work for Us! PDF Print E-mail

Have you turned in your 2018 Estimate of Giving card? Respond to God’s grace and participate in the building of God’s Beloved Community on Earth by prayerfully considering what you are called to give. Cards are available in the Narthex (back of the sanctuary) and at the Hub.

 
Ham Dinner PDF Print E-mail
Come to Grandview’s Annual Ham Dinner on Sunday, Dec. 17. Gathering and crafts begin at 4pm, with gift game at 4:30pm and dinner at 5pm (everyone is invited to bring a side dish or dessert to share). Come for whatever part of the evening fits your family’s schedule. Sign up at the Hub.
 
Picture Directory PDF Print E-mail

Our fabulous new directories have been compiled and printed. Pick up your copy(s) at the HUB. A donation of $3 each will help defray the cost of printing. Thank you to all who submitted pictures; it greatly helps folks get to know each other.

 
Treat a Local Family to a Holiday Dinner PDF Print E-mail

The Lancaster County Council of Churches Food Bank appreciates donations of turkeys and ham in this holiday season.  Drop off your contribution in the freezer in our basement pantry, and we’ll deliver it to the food bank.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.
 


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