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Come when it is most convenient. During this
community dinner, a returning citizen will share
their experience of incarceration and re-entry into
society, beginning at 6pm. Three days later, we
return to church to celebrate the Risen Savior. On
April 16, Easter Sunday, all three services will be
filled with joyous music and praise to Jesus Christ. Grandview
The senior choir will present several anthems,
There is nothing quite as beautiful as the
including "A Day of Celebration." Special guest
instrumentalists include Wilson Gonzalez, trumpet, enthusiasm and innocence of young voices. Plan
to attend the concert by the Grandview Sings!
and Austin Wagner, timpani.
Community Children's Choir on April 28, 7pm in
For the past four consecutive years, we have had a the Sanctuary. The choir has been preparing for
this concert for 12 weeks and the singers are eager
sing-a-long to "Hallelujah" from G. F. Handel's
to share their music.
Messiah. At the 8:15 and 10:45 services, we will
continue the tradition; copies of the music will be
Spring Senior Tea
distributed at the end of the service. Everyone is
invited to sing the powerful "Hallelujah"
The Spring Senior Tea will be held on Saturday,
accompanied by organ, trumpet and timpani.
April 29, from 1:30-3pm in the Gathering Space.
Days for Girls
Join UMW for a hands-on mission workday
completing hygiene kits for girls and women
around the world. We will work on Saturday,
April 22 from 10am-3pm. Lunch, snacks, and
childcare will be provided. Just bring scissors,
pencils and your desire to improve the lives of
women and girls around the world. You are
encouraged to join us even if you can only stay for
a short time. We would also love to have older
girls help with this project. For more information
contact Hatsy Droke at 824-3717,
firstname.lastname@example.org or Ruth Daugherty at 2992203, email@example.com. Sign up at the
The event will feature entertainment by a highly
respected Barbershop Quartet from the Red Rose
Chorus. Their motto is "Keeping the whole world
singing" and you can be sure that their music will
bring back wonderful memories of times together
with family and friends in song. Senior Tea
guests will also have the opportunity to enjoy
appetizers and snacks.
All are welcome to attend, though this event is
especially planned for Grandview members and
friends over 70 years of age! We are looking for
food preparers, servers - about 8 - and others to
assist with set up before and after the event.
We look forward to seeing, talking and singing
with you at this wonderful celebration of
United Methodist Women Updates
Undie Sunday: On April 30,
everyone is encouraged to bring new
packages of underwear for adults
and children. Most needed sizes are
small for men, small (5,6,&7) for
women, and larger sizes for both
boys and girls.
Optimist Dinner: The Optimist
Club dinner fundraiser will be
held on May 2. Kathleen Smith
heads this effort and she will be
looking for volunteers during the
month of April. This dinner has
been a church-wide effort for
over 25 years.
Mission u: Mission u 2017
will be held July 21-22 at The
Inn at Reading. A
Geographic Study, an Issue
Study and a Spiritual Growth
Study will be offered.