309 Herman Avenue Lemoyne, PA 17043
This Week @ Grace Church: November 26 – December 2, 2023
This week's scripture lesson: Matthew 25: 31-46
Message: 25 to Life - The Others
VOICES OF THE VALLEY!
Come out and see some of our very own talented singers for the Voices of the Valley Christmas concerts! Doug Miller, Amy Boeshore and Josh Barr are among the amazing Voices of the Valley Choir. Their annual Christmas concerts are as follows:
Friday, December 1 at 7:00 p.m.
Silver Spring Presbyterian Church
444 Silver Spring Road, Mechanicsburg
Saturday, December 2 at 4:00 p.m.
Paxton Presbyterian Church
3500 Sharon Street, Harrisburg
Sunday, December 3 at 3:00 p.m.
St. Theresa Parish
1300 Bridge Street, New Cumberland
Let’s decorate the church for Christmas! We’ll have our annual Advent Festival on Sunday evening, December 3 at 6pm. Stay afterwards for cookies! It’s already the most beautiful sanctuary in Central PA…we’re excited to dress it up for Christmas!
WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY
A women’s Bible study is meeting at Grace Church on Mondays at 10am in fellowship hall. ALL women are invited, members or non-members! If you have any questions, please contact Judy Devlin or Sue Lehmer.
A NOTE FROM BETHANY VILLAGE
A special service of Advent Taize worship will be offered at Bethany Village Retirement Community in the Richard D. Rife Center on the East Campus of the Village on Wednesday evening, December 6, beginning at 7:00 pm. Worship in the format of the Taize community in France features contemplative worship song and music, prayers, and a brief scriptural reflection. The worship setting will be arranged to enhance this as a season of the Light of God inbreaking our darkness. All are invited to participate in this worshipful way of preparing for Christmas.
Our next hosting opportunity for Family Promise is December 10th to 17th. As always, we need a huge team to help with that! Sign up here! (If you’re reading this on paper, call the church office and we can sign you up! 717-763-7632)
ADVENT WITH TRINITY!
We’re excited to announce that we’ll be worshipping midweek with our friends from Trinity Lutheran once again this Advent. Beginning on November 30 (At Trinity), we will worship together at 7pm each week. The schedule is as follows: November 30 @ Trinity, December 7 @ Grace, December 14 @ Trinity, December 21 @ Grace. Please join us for this worship opportunity as we “Pause, Prepare, Ponder…”
UPCOMING LEMOYNE EVENTS!
Trinity Lutheran will be hosting a Christmas market on Saturday, December 2 from 10am till 2pm. There will be gift ideas, crafts, décor and of course, hot beverages and holiday treats from the kitchen! Trinity will also be hosting “Dinner and a Show” with Erica Lyn Everest and Dr. Nyce on December 10. The show starts at 4, dinner is at 5:30. Tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for children 12 and under. For more information about either of these events, check out www.trinitylemoyne.org
If you would like to submit a prayer request to our Prayer Team, you may do so on our website. Anyone wishing to attend the prayer time is welcome on Tuesdays at 10am.
In-person & online @ 9:30am! Streaming on Facebook Live and at Grace UM Lemoyne on YouTube. Sunday School is after worship with our Adult Sunday School class in the Conference room, SonShine Class in the parlor and Koinonia Class is in our fellowship hall.
TEXT TO GIVE
Tithes and offerings can be made with a simple text! Just text a dollar amount to 844-964-1547. You’ll be prompted to set up an online account. After you set it up the first time, you’ll only have to text a dollar amount next time! Pro tip: Save the contact in your phone as “Grace Church Giving”!
SUNDAY ALTAR FLOWER SPONSORSHIPS
We invite you to place flowers in the sanctuary in memory or honor of a loved one or in honor of a special occasion. If you’d like to sponsor the flowers during Sunday worship, please contact the office or click here.