Weekly Update 9.18.22

Current Events

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. Granville UMW will provide chicken, drinks, plates, and utensils. Please bring a covered dish or dessert.

  • Tuesday, September 20th – Church Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 22nd – Bible Study 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 25th – Lay Leadership/Nominations Committee will meet in the Christian Ed. building – 6:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 9th – Granville UM Women’s Movie Night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday, October 14th – Women’s “Shelter in the Storm” – all are invited

Upcoming Events:

  • Tuesday, September 20th – Church Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, Sept. 25- 6:30 p.m. Lay Leadership/Nominations Committee will meet in the Christian Ed. building.  (Committee members include: Diane M., Bud A., Joyce R., Kari Ann K., Rusty F., Mark E., and Missy Z.)
  • 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.
  • 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 18th: Church Picnic

September 25th: Kari-Ann K.

October 2nd: Geraldine M.

October 9th: Teresa W.

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 granvilleumchurch.com 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 granvilleumchurch@gmail.com. Please be sure that you have permission to post any pictures which are sent.  Any questions?  Email Christy (Ciccolini) Walther at granvilleumchurch@gmail.com.

Confirmation Class: If you know of any student old enough for confirmation class, please contact Lori Aultz at laultz5@gmail.com.

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 granvilleumc@susumc.org 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 laultz5@gmail.com or granvilleumc@susumc.org.

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