Busy on Sunday morning or just getting back in town? Join us at Sunday Night Connections on Sunday evenings, from 7pm to 8pm, in the LGI (2nd floor) for a casual contemporary worship as we lift up our voices in praise and enjoy a brief message from Andy Stanley’s Break Away series. We will not meet this evening due to the holiday weekend. If you would like to get involved in this ministry, join us for practice on Wednesday nights from 7:30pm to 9pm in the LGI. If interested in participating, please contact Bryan Waldron at bryanwaldron@comcast.net.


Grace UMC will be hosting another Safe Sitter Course on Wednesday, July 22nd from 9am to 4pm in the LGI/Music Room.  If your son/daughter is interested in attending, please pickup a brochure at one of the following locations:  Youth Room, Welcome Center, Grace Church Office.  Thanks!

The 2nd annual Lace Up with Love INC is off and running! We anticipate needing 500+ pairs in various sizes from children’s size 11 through adult size 15 for boys, and children’s size 11 through adult size 12 for girls.  Name-brand athletic sneakers are preferred for quality and durability.  New sneaker donations may be placed in the Love INC basket in the Narthex through August 12.  Monetary donations are greatly appreciated and may be dropped off in the Church Office. If you are interested in helping this outreach, visit Loveincgreaterhershey.org or call Love INC 835-0101.  On July 12th only, in support of the Lace Up with Love Sneaker Drive, Famous Footwear at the Hershey Outlets and in Lebanon, is running a special promotion. From 5 to 7pm in Hershey and 6 to 8pm in Lebanon, sneakers for the drive will be Buy 1, Get 1 at 60% off. Stop by and tell them you’re shopping for Love INC.

If you are interested in riding the rapids with us down the Lehigh River on Saturday, July 25th, please pick-up an information packet at the Welcome Center. You’ll find all the details you need to prepare for the trip. Get ready to experience the excitement of the rapids and the power of nature!

Just a reminder that the Preschool Sunday School Class continues to meet in their classroom throughout the summer. The K – 6th classes meet in the LGI for their special summer programming during the Sunday School hour from 9:30am – 10:30am. Volunteers are still needed for this awesome summer programming for our Grace kids. Contact Sandy Grimes at 566-2897 or slggumc@aol.com if you are willing to serve!

Beacon Clinic, a faith-based, free primary healthcare clinic in Harrisburg, is in dire need of medical assistants and registered nurses who will volunteer to assist in the clinic for at least four hours a week. Please consider volunteering yourself or spread the word to others, friends, neighbors who might be available or interested. For more information or to receive an application, contact Ruth I. Stoll at bak20@verizon.net or call (717) 697-6560.

June 28th Offering Year-to-Date

Actual        Budget       Actual         Budget

$15,313     $15,600   $357,373    $405,600