Weekly Wink 4.6.22
2022 Gravel Hill Graduates: We want to celebrate you! Graduation Sunday will be held on Sunday, May 15. To help us have a gift for you during your recognition, please complete the following by April 17 (Easter):
- Complete online graduation form at bottom of page
- Email 2-3 pictures to Joyce.
Be In the Light Meal: @ 5:30 pm. Tonight’s Menu – Chicken Fajita Casserole, Black Beans, Salad Bar, & Assorted Desserts. RSVP here for the meal on Apr. 13 in Fellowship Hall. Learn more here.
Kidz Choir: 6 – 6:30 pm Meet in music room.
Pioneer Club: 6:30 – 8 pm Meet in chapel.
Youth Group: 6:30 – 8 pm Meet in Room 201.
Lenten Bible Study: 6:45 Meet in Heritage Room/Library.
Adult Choir: 6:45 pm Meet in music room.
Sunday, Apr. 10:
Sermon Title: Growth Scripture: Philippians 1:3-11 Series: A Servant’s Heart
- In Person Sunday School 9:10 AM for children (Pre-K thru 1st grade & 2nd-5th grade) and youth (6th-12th grade).
- Confirmation Class 9 – 10:30 am in Room 201.
- Adult Sunday School class 9:10 AM: The Ken Staver class will meet in Fellowship Hall.
- Sunday Worship at 8:00 AM, 9:15 AM, & 10:30 AM for this week. Masks are optional. Online worship is available under our Sunday Sermons. Sunday bulletin and sermon via email – sign up here.
Bunny Brunch: Saturday, April 9 from 9 – 11 am @ Gravel Hill. Please place any Easter candy donations in the Welcome Center. Additionally adult volunteers are needed. The sign up sheet is also located in the Welcome Center or see Ashley Zimmerman.
Posies for Peace Flower Truck Fundraiser: Saturday April 23 from 8 am – 12 pm @ First United Methodist Church parking lot, 520 E Birch St, Palmyra. Raising money for the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) $10 of every bouquet sold will go to UMCOR for Humanitarian relief in Ukraine. Bouquets will be $25: Blue and Yellow bouquets. If you want to guarantee a bouquet please reserve one. Contact your church representative, Ashley, or contact Palmyra Greenhouse. For more information, see the event on Facebook.
Pastries & Prayers: Tuesdays Apr. 26 – May 24 from 9:30 – 10:30 am @ Gravel Hill Holy Grounds. Facilitated by Joyce Lochinger. Bring your own coffee. Pastries will be provided.
The Gretna Gritty: On Saturday, May 7, 2022, Gretna Glen Camp & Retreat Center’s 9th Annual 5k mud run fundraiser with 25+ obstacles set in the beautiful, rugged terrain of the Mt. Gretna area. Also “Nitty Gritty” kids (5-11 years old) fun run offers a 1.3 mile fun run. All the fun happens from 9 am – 12 pm followed by a lunch, medals, adventures, a t-shirt, and memories to last a lifetime. For more information about joining the Gravel Hill team contact Michael Sis at: Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org or Ashley Zimmerman in the church office.
VBS is coming back for 2022! It will be held on July 11 – 15 from 6 – 8:30pm. Registration will begin May 30. If you are interested volunteering, please email: VBS@gravelhillumc.com
4.6.22 Current Missions:
Tithing at Gravel Hill (Learn more here.) Say thank you for the blessings you have so the Gravel Hill body can continue to support you and our missions.
Partners in Mission Local Mission: May 1, 2022 from 2 – 6:30 pm. Partners in Missions will serve Sunday Dinner at the Lebanon Rescue Mission. 10 – 13 people are needed. Meet at church and go as a group. Sign up at Welcome Center. Please note: no cooking experience needed and this experience is not appropriate for kids under 8. For more information, contact the church office or Gene Simmers.
Ways to support the Partners in Mission if you can not attend the Local Mission:
1. Sign up at Welcome Center for food supplies and dessert donations.
2. Pray for the time and service that our group will be providing to the guests. Thank you!
“Quarters for a Cause” container will be available for contributions. Donations will support the Caring Cupboard.
Gravel Hill Christian Child Care is hiring both part time and full time positions. If you are interested, please call 717-838-3620.
Gravel Hill Prayers is a new Facebook group. In this 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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