Scheduling News (last updated March 24th, 2020):

Grace UM Church

Attention all members of the Grace family and community groups that utilize the Grace facility, at this time, Grace will be CLOSING THE FACILITY for an additional two weeks. This closure will extend through Monday, April 6th.  During this time, we will continue to monitor the latest news of the Coronavirus and assess the re-opening of the facility. 

All staff will be working remotely during this time, so please feel free to email us! For those needing assistance such as meals, grocery/medicine deliveries or other specific needs, please contact Tammy Houck (tammyhouck@gracehummelstown.org).

Sunday worship service for the next two Sundays: March 29th & April 5th (Palm Sunday) will be pre-recorded and available to watch online.  We will not be meeting in person for worship.  Services will be posted online at 8:15am using the following link: SUNDAY WORSHIP.  Do you like to attend a later service?  Feel free to watch the video at your leisure at any time on Sunday. 

Update of Specific Church Events:

  • The Easter Egg Hunt (scheduled for Saturday, April 4th) is now CANCELED
  • Stay tuned for an update on Holy Week activities, a plan for worship is forthcoming.

Grace Christian Child Care (GCCC)

Grace Christian Childcare Families: After Governor Wolf’s announcement yesterday (March 23rd) of the school closures being extended, GCCC will also remain closed until further notice. GCCC plans to open our doors as soon as safely possible.

Grace Christian Preschool (GCPS)

Grace Christian Preschool Families, yesterday (March 23rd), Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf ordered all K-12 Pennsylvania schools to close for an additional two weeks due to the Coronavirus. In accordance with this declaration–and as we exercise extreme caution for the safety of our staff, children, and families–Grace Christian Preschool will be CLOSED, as well, until at least Monday, April 6th.

As of now, the Preschool will plan to reopen on Tuesday, April 7th.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Looking for ways to help the community while “social-distancing”? 

Here are few things that the Grace family is working on to encourage our neighbors. Want to get involved with any volunteer opportunities at this time, contact Tammy Houck (tammyhouck@gracehummelstown.org):

 

Stay in contact with our church community.  Volunteer to write cards and make calls to our members.  Contact Tammy Houck for specifics (tammyhouck@gracehummelstown.org).

Donate to the Hummelstown Food Panty. Their current needs include: Boxes Mac and cheese dinners, Canned pasta, Spaghetti sauce, Dried pasta, Chunky soups with meat. Donations can be dropped off to Zion Lutheran Church at their Main Street office entrance right inside the door.  Currently they are accepting donations Monday through Thursday mornings.

Sew surgical masks for the community.  For written instructions, click HERE or watch this instructional video (https://youtu.be/9tBg0Os5FWQ). Drop off completed masks at Grace (collection bin outside the youth room entrance) and we will be distributing them to local senior centers and police stations as needed!

Assist the Mohler Senior Center in providing transportation to seniors for necessary medical appointments.  Interested? Contact Melissa Weigle (717.533.2002 or 717.579. 5168).