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. 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 this 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!

 

If your son or daughter is entering 7th grade this year they are invited to join the 2015-2016 Confirmation Class of Grace UMC.  Please contact Sandy Grimes, 566-2897 or slggumc@aol.com as soon as possible with their name and contact information.  The welcome letters and information packets will be mailed soon and we don’t want to miss anyone.  Thanks for your immediate cooperation.

Welcome Center Volunteers and Greeters are needed! The only qualification to serve in these capacities is a friendly and welcoming smile. You can serve on a regular basis or on particular dates of your choosing. Sign-ups are always available at the Welcome Center. If you have any questions or to be included on the schedule on a regular basis, please contact Diana Briselli at (717)583-0612. Thank you!

Any youth in 4th through 12th grade is encouraged to participate in our worship services as an Acolyte. If interested, or if you would like to retire from service, please contact Sandy Grimes at 566-2897 or slggumc@aol.com as soon as possible. The 2015/16 schedule will be published soon.

Attention Young Families Group – please mark your calendars for Sunday, August 9th. We’ll be gathering for an afternoon of fun and sun at the Hummelstown Pool. More details to follow.

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.  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.

Hummelstown Area Historical Society has invited our Church Family to an Ice Cream and Cake Reception on Sunday, August 2nd, from 6 to 8 pm, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the historic Parish House. Come and learn about our local history and preservation of the treasures that have been collected from the earliest settlers. Visit their website at www.hummelstownhistoricalsociety.org.

Grace Church has a 8 ½’ section of 2 kw baseboard electric heater that is in working condition, but no longer needed. If interested, please see George Woodring or Kelley Peffley for more details.

Peter Gingrich, Life Scout from Hershey Troop 203, is working on his Eagle Scout project which includes a 5K benefit run/walk to support the Hershey Food Bank. The race will be held on the Jonathan Eshenour Memorial Trail on August 13th at 6:30pm. You can download a registration form or register on-line at https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Hummelstown/ForPetesSake.

July 12th Offering Year-to-Date

Actual             Budget          Actual                Budget

$15,905        $15,600       $384,743          $436,800