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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 10:00 am 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. 

October 2….

                    9:00am Sunday School for all ages

                    10:00am Worship Service

                    Sermon: Mike Weaver             

                    Worship Leader: Matt Chambers

                    2:00pm Motorcycle Ride

                    6:00-8:00pm Youth @Maple Grove

 

OCTOBER 9….

                    9:00am Sunday School for all ages

                    10:00am Worship Service

                    Sermon: “Do This in Remembrance” 1 Cor. 11:17-33 Pastor Mike Clemmer              

                    Worship Leader: Matt Chambers

                    Communion & Foot Washing Service

                    Deadline for PCCO Winter Wear Collections

 

THIS WEEK…

Wednesday  6:00am  Men’s Prayer@ MG

                     No Youth Group

Thursday      9:30am  Ladies’ Bible Study @ MG

                     7:00pm  Worship Practice

                    

UPCOMING…

Tuesday, Oct. 18  7:00pm Coordinating Body Meeting for all Lay Minsters

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)

9:50 am  Church Time

10/2 Abbie & Darlene G

10/9 Liz & Sarah M

 

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.

SUNDAY SCHOOL HOUR All youth & adults are welcome to join one of the seven groups that range from youth to seniors who meet at 9:00am Sunday mornings to discuss lessons based on Pastor Mike's "Fruit of the Spirit" series this quarter. Check at the Welcome Center for classroom locations.

 

SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS are needed for the fall quarter for Grades 1-2  and Grades 3-5. Please contact Pam R 610.235.6491 if you are willing to teach regularly or substitute.

 

MONTHLY MOTORCYCLE RIDE Meet at Maple Grove today at 2:00pn, weather permitting, for the  monthly  motorcycle ride. See Eric N for info.

 

ANNUAL PCCO WINTER WEAR GIVEWAY Coats, boots, gloves, hats, scarves & mittens (gently used or new), can be dropped in the box provided in the lobby at Maple Grove by next Sunday, October 9. The giveaway will be held Oct.15 at Impact Church in Parkesburg.

 

MEALS are appreciated for Mike & Stephanie W during their ongoing health issues. If you can help, please check the schedule at www.takethemameal.com. Use last name: Walter. password: maplegrove.

 

2023 SPRUCE LAKE MEN'S RETREAT January 12 & 13, 2023; departure at 12:00pm Thursday and return by 7:00pm on Friday. Cost is $130/person. Eighteen slots are reserved; sign up at the Welcome Center.

 

MCC HARRISBURG PA RELIEF SALE March 31 & April 1, 2023. Craft stand coordinators are asking for donations of crafts and craft materials now. Clean out your closets and drop off at Material Resource Center or give to Sewing Circle. Contact: Janet Runion Patton: 717-926-4008 or jcpatton99@gmail.com.

OCTORARA MOMS IN PRAYER group is now meeting for the 2022/2023 school year. Meetings are held at Maple Grove the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Tuesdays of each month. Meetings are held at 9:30 am and new this year @ 7 pm.  Moms gather for 1 hour to cover their children in scripture prayers, as well as pray for teachers, administrators and the school district. Please direct any additional questions to Missy K via text 610.563.3403 or email mrkbc@epix.net.

 

 

 

Please pray for:

      Maple Grove Leadership Team & Lay Ministers.

      Melba K -  wisdom regarding a heart procedure.

      New Baptism Members: Mason B, Garrett B, Addie K, Anthony L

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

      Allen U -traveling in Albania from Sept. 27– Oct. 27.

      Randy U - in US awaiting 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 - World Team in Africa

       Garry & Ruth  - EMM in Israel

       David & Dawnell G - Commission to Every Nation in Mexico

       Kandace G - EMM in Cambodia

       William Hi -EMM Teaching Missionary

       Mike & Sharyn K - Powered to Move in Texas

       Randal K  - Modern Day in Italy

       Dale & Kathy M - YWAM Virginia & Chile

       Morales Family—Thailand-Word of Life

       Jon & Amanda R - CRU West Chester University 

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

       Les Y– Ag Connect Moldova

       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 BLESSING!

9/27  Dylan B

929  Tori B

10/1  Ashley U

10/7  Hannah W

10/8  Nori K

10/11  Calli K

10/12  Neal K

10/13  Tucker C, Molly S

10/16  Chris B

10/17  Collin B

10/18 Rachel B, Stephanie W

10/19 Kenton B

10/20  Keith H, Josiah R

10/23  Clint L

10/25 Sue K

10/26  Charlie K, Joe L, Joe M, Sara S

10/27  Ruby U

10/28 Connor B, Trudy H

10/29 Matt C

10/30 Becky S

10/31  Eric N

 

ANNIVERSARY CONGRATULATIONS!

 

10/3  Eric & Sue N

10/8  Neal & Mary Lou K

10/10  Brandon & Rhonda U

10/11  Jesse & Carly K

10/24  Kyle & Lynda K

10/27  Bill & Brenda T

10/29  Charlie & Karen K

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..