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Join us for services on location or online

Join us Sunday mornings at Maple Grove at 9:00 am for Sunday School hour.  Our worship service begins at 10:00 am. 

The 10:00am service will also be live on Facebook and YouTube. Join the conversation by commenting and letting us know that you are with us. If you can't watch online, the service will also be posted on this website by Monday.

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The Pastor & Leadership Team are here for you.

Please know that the pastor and Leadership Team at Maple Grove are here for you. If you need to speak with them, please email or call them, and they will get back to you promptly. 

TODAY…May 22

                  9:00am Sunday School for all ages

                  10:00am:Worship Service

                  Sermon: Bishop Steve Weaver

                  Worship Leader: Matt Chambers

NEXT SUNDAY…May 29

                   9:00am Sunday School for all ages

                   10:00am Worship Service: Pastor Mike Clemmer

                   Sermon: “Embracing Disappointment”

                   Text: Psalm 127

                   Worship Leader: Matt Chambers

WEEK of May 22…

Wed., May 25   6:00am Men’s Prayer @MG

                         7:00pm Youth Service Night @ Country Gift & Thrift

Thurs., May 26 7:00pm Worship Practice

 

UPCOMING EVENTS…

Sun., June 5    Grad Recognition/Child Dedication

VBS  June 12-16  6:30-8:30pm

July 17  Black Rock Church Picnic Day

August 28 Baptism/Membership Sunday

Childcare facilities with live streaming of the service are available and located in:

Room 106 (infants to 1 year) unstaffed crib nursery at the rear of the sanctuary.

Room 102 CHILDCARE (ages 1-3)

8:45 am  Sunday School Helpers                                9:50 am  Church Time

5/22  Sally M, Naomi H                                                   Laura, Aubrey, Kaylie R

5/29   Diane U, Kristy B                                                  5th Sunday No Childcare

 

If you need to switch your schedule, please call someone else on the childcare schedule you were given and then inform the office of the change by calling 610-593-6658.

Children's activity bags are discontinued for now.

OUTDOOR SERVICES Weather permitting, we will hold our church service outdoors in the parking lot for the next three weeks and return indoors June 19 following VBS week. Please remember to bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Sunday School classes will continue meeting indoors (except no SS on June 12 due to VBS decorating).

 

HELP NEEDED Worship Central needs help for setting up and taking down sound equipment for our outdoor services the next three Sundays. Four people are needed each week @ 7:30am. Signup at the Welcome Center or contact Pastor Matt.

 

GRAD RECOGNITION On Sunday, June 5, we want to recognize all graduates-high school, college, trade schools, etc… Please send your student’s information- their school  and their majors or degrees to the office info@maplegrovemc.com as we don’t want to miss anyone.

 

VBS MONUMENTAL (Celebrating God’s Creation) June 12-16, 2022, 6:30-8:30pm. It’s not too soon to think about your involvement in VBS! Signup sheets are at the Welcome Center for Crew Leaders, Bible Stories, Games, Crafts, KidVid Cinema and Staff Meals. Register your child (4 years old to completed 6th grade) at the Welcome Center or on Maple Grove’s website www.maplegrovemc.com. Please invite your neighbor kids and friends! Contact person is Cierra K @ 267.972.1839.

COMMUNITY HYMN SING Sunday, May 29, 7:00pm at Stumptown Mennonite Church, 2813 Stumptown Rd, Bird in Hand, PA.  Everyone is welcome to join in an evening of inspiring congregational acapella singing.

 

MEMBERSHIP & BAPTISM Please contact Pastor Mike if you are interested in being baptized and/or becoming a member of Maple Grove’s fellowship. Baptism is scheduled for August 28.

PRAYER POINTS

Please pray for:

      Maple Grove Leadership Team & Lay Ministers.

      Rich & Sue R - healing, strength & wisdom for Sue’s cancer journey.

      Anna S - dealing with leg circulation issues

      Randy U - in US regaining health before a kidney transplant.

      World leaders and countries in conflict; also refugees around the world.

 

LOCAL MISSIONS

       Bridge of Hope

       Cornerstone Pregnancy Resources

       Eastern Mennonite Missions

       Maple Grove Preschool

       Parkesburg Point

       PCCO (Parkesburg Community Churches Outreach)

       Southern Chester County Young Life

       Welsh Mountain Home

 

MISSIONARIES

       Nathan & Laurel C (having health issues currently)- World Team in Africa

       Garry & Ruth- EMM in Israel

       David & Dawnell G - Commission to Every Nation in Mexico

       Kandace G - EMM in Cambodia

       William H -EMM Teaching Missionary

       Mike & Sharyn K - Powered to Move in Texas

       Randal K  - Modern Day in Italy

       Dale & Kathy M - YWAM Virginia & Chile

       Jon & Amanda R - CRU West Chester University 

       Randy & Melanie U - Reach Beyond in Mexico (see prayer concern above)

       Mentor & Erinda Z - Eurasia Partners in Albania

CELEBRATIONS

Here is the list of Maple Grove life celebrations if you want to reach out to these folks with a card or call.

BIRTHDAY BLESSINGS

5/1   Duane H, Rhonda U

5/2  Karen K

5/3  Marilyn H, Ruth M, Nathan S, Robin S, Chuck W

5/5  Ariana H

5/6  Anna Mary B, Glenda B

5/7  Nancy P, Rick V

5/9  Ty L

5/13  Audrey B

5/14  Rich H

5/15  Libby H

5/16  Laura S

5/19  Cheryl L

5/20 Shelly D, Meadow F

5/21  Zoe R

5/24 Mike W

5/25 Tim F, Cami K, Bill T

5/27  Zac B

5/28  Mason S

5/29 Greg S

ANNIVERSARY CONGRATULATIONS!

5/4  Mike & April C

5/5  Alan & Pam R

5/6  Skip & Molly S

5/24 Merv & Becky S

5/28  Connor & Kristy B

5/29 Greg & Andrea S

MENNONITE LIFE (formerly LANCASTER MENNONITE HISTORICAL SOCIETY) UPDATES, click this link. 
 

 LANCASTER MENNONITE CONFERENCE'S SHALOM NEWS is available in the publications rack opposite the church mailboxes or click here to access it.. For the most recent LMC news, click here..