Grace’s worship ministries will be presenting “An Afternoon of Psalms and Praise” on Sunday, April 19th at 4pm. This is a free event and open to the public. There will be a fundraising dinner following with all donations going to our Handbell Refurbishing Fund. We hope that you will join us!

Come with us to worship at the track!  A group of members from Grace will be joining the Racetrack Chaplaincy for worship at Penn National on Monday, April 20th.  Service begins at 7pm, so we will leave Grace’s parking lot at 6:30pm to return by 8:30pm.  Worship is always enjoyable and inspiring, and Rev. John will be making his debut there on the guitar! 

We’ve got work to do! Please come out on Saturday, April 25th from 8am until noon for our Spring Work Day at Grace! Lend a hand to spread mulch and help keep our landscaping looking beautiful. Please bring along your wheelbarrows, rakes, shovels, pitchforks, gloves, etc. Sign-up at the Welcome Center desk and let us know if child care is needed.

Mark your calendars for our upcoming All-Committee Meeting scheduled Sunday, April 26th at 12 noon. A light lunch will be served for a love offering, followed by the business meeting at 12:30pm. Please rsvp to Sandy at slggumc@aol.com. Also let her know if you will need child care.

Grace Christian Preschool and Grace Christian Child Care are seeking your support of our Christian Education Blessings” Scholarship Fund to assist currently enrolled families faced with unexpected financial hardships. With each donation placed in the container in the Narthex or in an offering envelope, please post a “Heart and Hand” on the picture of the Educational wing of the Church to represent the blessings flowing into the Scholarship Fund. Checks can be made payable to “GUMC,” with a memo of “Scholarship Fund.” Contact Heidi Hoover at 566-8260 or at hhhgumc@aol.com with questions or for more details.

Please mark your calendars for the Inaugural 5K Hummelstown Hunger Run/Walk  on Saturday, May 16th.  All proceeds benefit the Hummelstown Food Pantry.  To  register, volunteer, or for more information, please visit us at  http://htownhungerrun.wix.com/hummelstown5K, or call Jill Osevala at 566-3597.   Register by April 17th for a discount!

Tour Information Session on Thursday, April 23rd at 5:45pm, in the Fireside Room, GUMC Trip to Spain – April 2016 – Three Theologies; One Culture. Open to anyone interested in enjoying faith, fun and fellowship with like-minded travelers while exploring Spain.

April 5th Offering Year-to-Date

Actual     Budget        Actual        Budget

$20,052    $15,600   $194,995    $218,400