Announcements and News 9.4.22

Current Events

  • Wednesday, September 7th – Granville Women’s Group Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 10th – Granville Women’s Group Work Party at 8:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday September 14th – Men’s Club Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 15th – Live Nativity Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 18th – Service in pavilion and Meet and Greet Potluck Meal, 10:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, September 20th – Church Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 22nd – Bible Study 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events:

Saturday, Sept. 10th 8:30 a.m. – Granville UM Women are having a work party to finish the basement area in the old kitchen. Some people will be painting so please bring painting supplies and a step ladder

Thursday, September 15th 7:00 p.m. – Live Nativity Meeting – all are welcome who would like to participate. Contact Deb Kohler with any questions.

  • Sunday, September 18th – Meet-and-Greet with Pastor Kim – We will hold our worship service in the pavilion (weather permitting), followed by a meet-and-greet potluck meal for Pastor Kim. More details to follow.
  • Tuesday, September 20th – Church Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays 7:00 p.m. – Beginning September 22nd – Bible Study for the River Valley Charge: Sept. 22, 29, & Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27. Led by Pastor Kim and held at Granville UMC Education Building from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Please see the following link for additional information.
  • Sunday, October 9th – Granville UM Women’s Movie Night – 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday, October 14th – All women are invited to the “Shelter in the Storm”. Check with Deb Kohler for more information.
  • Sunday, October 23rd – Annual Charge Conference at 1:00 p.m. at Grace UMC in Lewistown. Our DS Brenda Leigey will be presiding over this “cluster” Charge Conference.
  • Sunday, November 6th – All Saints Sunday
  • Sunday, November 27th – First Sunday of Advent and Hanging of the Greens
  • Thursday – Friday, December 1st and 2nd – Live Nativity

Fellowship Baked Goods:

September 4th: Teresa Williams

September 11th: ??

September 18th: Church Picnic

September 25th: Kari-Ann Keller

October 2nd: Geraldine Miller

October 9th: Teresa Williams

October 16th: ??

Website Updates and Postings:

The church website is updated and ready to keep everyone informed about the happenings at Granville UM Church.   If you do not already “follow” the church website, please go to and enter your email address towards the bottom of the page.  This will allow you to receive weekly announcements, special postings, pictures from church events, etc. 

If you have any website updates, event postings, pictures, etc., that you would like on the church website, please send them to Please be sure that you have permission to post any pictures which are sent.  Any questions?  Email Christy (Ciccolini) Walther at

Confirmation Class: If you know of any student old enough for confirmation class, please contact Lori Aultz at

Safe Sanctuary: All clearances pre-covid are out dated. We are working on updating our safe sanctuary files. If you are planning to work with children in the future, please see Lori Aultz for the forms.

Church Counters: We are looking for two people to act as counters after church on Sundays. You will count for one month at a time; usually for three months of the year. If you are interested and want more information please contact Mark Ellinger.

Altar Flowers: Anyone wishing to make a dedication is responsible for calling Lewistown Florist717-248-9683 to order and pay for your flowers. The cost of altar flowers is $40.00. The flower chart is hanging in the vestibule for bulletin information, but information may be emailed to or dropped in the box outside the office for the secretary by Wednesday.

Reserving the Education Building/Social Hall: If you would like to reserve the Education Building or Church, please contact Lori Aultz at or

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