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Oberammergau 2020

 
Grace Church is coordinating a 14-Day, group trip to Oberammergau to experience the World-Renowned Passion Play.  This excursion includes added trips to Northern Italy, Switzerland & Austria.  Travel dates are September 25th through October 08th, 2020.  For pricing and further details on the trip, please take a look at the following brochure: 
 
 
Need additional information, please contact Suzanne Boyer at 717-566-5032 or dolcesongbird@gmail.com.


Holy Week Events at Grace (2018)

Holy Week Events at Grace:

 

Saturday, March 24th – EASTER EGG HUNT

9:30am – 11:00am, Meet us in the All Purpose Room for games, crafts, and activities. Bring your camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny and your Easter basket for the egg hunt.  The hunt will begin at 11am and lunch items will be available afterwards!  

Thursday, March 29th – MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE & HOLY COMMUNION

Maundy Thursday is observed as a commemoration of the Last Supper.  Join us any time between 5:00-6:15pm for pizza in the All Purpose Room.  Service and Holy Communion will begin at 7:00pm.

Friday, March 30th – GOOD FRIDAY

Walks start at 12:00pm, 1:00pm, and 7:00pm, “The Way of the Cross” is a mindful devotion which remembers Jesus’ journey to Calvary. Each walk consists of nine stations throughout the church, starting in the Narthex. Each station represents a stage of this journey starting with the end of the last supper through the death of Jesus on the cross. Remembering Jesus’s suffering and death allows us to understand the power of God’s gift of forgiveness through the resurrection of His son.

Sunday, April 1st – EASTER SUNDAY

A time to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus!
Join us for Sunrise service at 7:00pm, which will be hosted by our youth.  Easter breakfast will follow in the All Purpose Room at 7:30am. 
Standard services will be available at 8:15am, 9:35am (Open Doors/Modern Worship), and 10:45am.



5-week Lenten Bible Study

 
Join us for a 5-week lenten bible study starting February 15th, 2018. Childcare will be available, please let us know if you need it!  
 
Study: “Paul the Apostle – What Culture Doesn’t Want to Hear” / By: David Nasser
 
Where: Grace Church, Room 202
 
When: Thursday, Feb. 15th – Thursday Mar. 15th (once a week) at 6:00pm
 
Americans live in a culture that places high emphasis on entertainment, achievement and self. It’s increasingly difficult for Scriptural Truth to cut through the noise and sink into our hearts. But when we stop and study Scripture, the culture we live in faces the same problems as the early church.   This study uses the life of Paul to highlight how followers of Christ can stand up to cultural “norms” and stand firm in Christ.  
 
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“Open Door” / Modern Worship Service at Grace

 
Starting on February 4, join us for a contemporary worship service at Grace United Methodist Church every Sunday at 9:35am.  This service will include music from the Grace UMC Worship Team (featuring guitars, drums, additional band/orchestra instruments, and vocals) along with the traditional United Methodist Service elements.  
 
In addition, Gathering Grounds will be continuing in the Fireside Room to get a drink and snacks before and after the service.  If you have any questions, or wish to be involved with playing, singing, hospitality or a service prayer team, please contact Luke Forshey at lukeforshey@gracehummelstown.org.  
 
We hope to see you there as we worship God in a more modern way!  



 

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