3.27.2024 Weekly Wink

Wednesday, March 27: 5-6 pm NO Be In The Light Meal will be served in Fellowship Hall. Meals return next Wednesday. Sign up online or at the Welcome Center by noon on the Monday before the meal. Upcoming meals feature:

  • March 27, 2024- OFF for Holy Week
  • April 3, 2024- Breaded Fish Sandwich (kids: Fish Sticks), Pierogies, Green Beans, Salad Bar & Assorted Desserts
  • April 10, 2024- French Toast, Bacon, Home-fries, Fresh Fruit & Ice Cream for dessert
  • April 17 2024- Shepherd’s Pie, Roll, Salad Bar & Assorted Desserts
  • April 24, 2024- Italian Sausage Sandwich, Peppers, Onions, Rice, Salad Bar & Assorted Desserts

NO Activities Tonight: Meeting again next Wednesday, April 3, 2024.

  • Youth Group meets from 6:30-8 pm in room 201.
  • Half Truths book study meets from 6:30-8 pm in the library. Led by Meredith Fausey-Kreider. Books available via Amazon or Cokesbury.com
  • 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.

Thursday, March 28, 2024: 7 pm Maundy Thursday Service at Gravel Hill Sanctuary with guest Pastor Jim Anderman

Friday, March 29, 2024: Church Offices Closed.

Friday, March 29, 2024: 7 pm Good Friday Service at First UMC 520 E Birch St Palmyra with guest Pastor Zim Khan

EASTER Sunday, March 31:

6:30 AM Sunrise Service in Gravel Hill Cemetery

8 AM Sermon Title: “Because He Lives”- Pastor Zim Khan   Scripture: John 20:1–18 NRSV

9:15 & 10:30 AM Sermon Title: “Because He Lives” Pastor Zim Khan  Scripture: John 20:1-18 NRSV

  • 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.

Fifth Sunday Collection happens this Sunday. Flooring Replacement for the Holy Grounds Counter Areas is the focus. Please bring envelopes labelled: Fifth Sunday Collection for the offering plate. Or you can make your Fifth Sunday Collection offering online. (If it is your first time making an online donation, please create an account and then give.)

Monday, April 1: Church Offices Closed.

Thursday, April 4: (OFF for March 28, 2024) 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

Tuesday, April 16: 11:30 am Ladies Luncheon heads to Caffenation Station. Sign up in the Welcome Center.

Friday, April 19: 7 am Men’s Morning Out departs from the church parking lot for Shady Maple. Sign up in the Welcome Center.

3.27.24 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.

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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