2.21.2024 Weekly Wink

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Wednesday, February 21: 5-6 pm Be In The Light Meal will be served in Fellowship Hall. Sign up online or at the Welcome Center by noon on the Monday before the meal. Upcoming meals feature:

  • February 21, 2024- Chicken corn noodle soup, sandwiches: turkey or ham, salad bar and assorted desserts
  • February 28, 2024- Beef Stroganoff, buttered noodles, peas, salad bar and assorted desserts
  • March 6, 2024- Chicken Fajita Casserole, Roll, Salad Bar & Assorted Desserts
  • March 13, 2024- Cheeseburgers, French Fries, Onion Rings, Salad Bar & Assorted Desserts
  • March 20, 2024- Pot-Roast, Mashed Potatoes, Salad Bar & Assorted Desserts

Activities Tonight:

  • NO Kidz Choir tonight meets in the choir room from 6-6:30 pm. Meet next week.
  • NO Adult Choir tonight meets at 6:30 pm in the Choir Room. Meet next week.
  • Pioneer Clubs meets from 6:30-8 pm in the chapel.
  • Youth Group meets from 6:30-8 pm in room 201.
  • Adelphos, Men’s group, meets from 6:30-8 pm in the balcony. Using the book: Stepping Up, A Call to Courageous Manhood. Sign up at the Gravel Hill Welcome Center. A group order for books will be placed through the office.
  • The Grace of Les Miserables book study meets from 6:30-8 pm in the library. Are you a fan of Les Mis – the book, the Broadway show, or one of the many movies? Join our Bible Study as we explore the Christian themes of grace, justice, love, and hope leading up to Lent. Led by Meredith Fausey-Kreider. Books available via Amazon or Cokesbury.com

Thursday, February 22: 6-7:30 pm Bloom In Faith meets in the library. Using the book: The 5-Minute Bible Study Journal for Women: Mornings in God’s Word. You can purchase a copy here: https://a.co/d/1XKYCrZ

Friday, March 15: 7 am Men’s Morning Out departs from the church parking lot for Shady Maple. Sign up in the Welcome Center.

Sunday, February 25:

8 AM Sermon Title: “Finding Peace in the Shadow of the Cross”- Pastor Zim   Scripture: Mark 8:31–38 NRSV   Series: Broken For Us

9:15 & 10:30 AM Sermon Title: “Transformed By Mercy”- Pastor Zim   Scripture: Matthew 18:21-35 Series: Mourn Again

  • Sunday School this week 9:10 AM for children (Pre-K thru 1st grade & 2nd-5th grade) and youth (6th-12th grade) and adults (out of high school).

Sunday Worship at 8:00 AM, 9:15 AM, & 10:30 AM for this week. Online worship available under our Sunday Sermons. Sunday bulletin and sermon via email – sign up here.

Sunday, February 25: WAF (We Are Family) Night from 5-7 pm. Candy Bar Bingo is the theme! The provided entree: hotdogs and attendees are asked to bring snacks to shares. Please also bring a personal drink. BINGO participants: please bring along 3 regular sized candy bars. Sign up at the Gravel Hill Welcome Center.

2.21.24 Current Missions:

Tithing at Gravel Hill (Learn more about online giving here.) Say thank you for the blessings you have so the Gravel Hill body can continue to support you and our missions.

Lenten Love Collection for Gravel Hill Christian Child Care takes place from February 14-March 31. Top items needed include: Cereals: Kix (Very Berry, Strawberry Banana, Apple Cinnamon, Regular), Rice Chex, Corn Chex, Strawberry Mini Wheats, Cinnamon Life. Additional items needed: Apple Juice (bottle), White Grape Juice, Ketchup, Ranch, Minute Rice, Wide Egg Noodles, Pasta: Rotini, Elbows, Penne, Shells (no spaghetti noodles). Please place your donations on the table to the right of the top of the stairs above Holy Grounds. Thank you for your support!

Volunteers Needed. Gravel Hill Children Sunday School needs rotating and substitute teachers. The planning is done. We need you to help execute the planning. There are two groups where help is needed: HS & MS class (in room 201) and the elementary class (Fellowship Hall with ages 4 years old through 5th grade). Sign up here. Please contact Kris, our Education Director, with questions.

Sub Fundraiser To support the general fund of the church, purchase coupons for a 9″ sub from Country View Grocery from the office for $10. Coupon is good for one 9″ sub at Country View Grocery in their deli. Includes: Ham, American, Italian, Roast Beef, Turkey, Chicken Salad, or Tuna Salad with toppings & dressings. Any extra or special meat/cheese will be charged to ticket holder. Phone orders accepted. Purchase coupons through Gravel Hill Office. office@gravelhillumc.org OR 717-838-4721 ext. 4 Make checks payable to: Gravel Hill UMC. Valid until: April 13, 2024.

Redner’s 1% Save-A-Tape Program Bring in your receipts from Redner’s and the church will receive support from your shopping.

“Quarters for a Cause” container collecting contributions to support the Caring Cupboard.

Easter Lily Orders The each plant is $10, will have 7-8 blooms, and a purple pot cover. Forms are located at the Gravel Hill Welcome Center. Please include payment with your completed order form. Checks can be made payable to Gravel Hill Church with a memo line of Easter Lilies.

Gravel Hill Prayers In this Facebook group, we invite you to both share prayer concerns/joys needing prayer support and offer prayer support for other’s requests within the group. If you have questions or need an invite to the group, please email Katie.

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