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.
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.
CHURCH CALENDAR (please visit www.maplegrovemc.com for all events)
Childcare facilities with live service streaming are available and located in:
ROOM 106 unstaffed crib nursery for infants to 1 yr. olds located at the rear of the sanctuary.
Room 102 off foyer CHILDCARE (ages 1-3)
8:45 am Sunday School Helpers 9:50 am Church Time Helpers
3/26 Sally M & daughter 3/26 Glenda B & Mary Lou K
4/2 Judy K & Naomi H 4/2 ?
If you need to switch your schedule, please call someone else on the childcare schedule you were given. Call the office @ 610.593.6658 to update the schedule.
PA/OH Invitational Tournament Twenty-one quizzers and coaches from Maple Grove traveled to Ohio on Friday, March 24 for the weekend invitational tournament. Prayers appreciated for a safe trip home by bus today!
MARCH 19 AMEC TOURNAMENT RESULTS
Win Loss Tie Team Bonus Quiz Outs
Team 1 2 3 Sterling (2)
Team 2 2 3 Calli (1) Abby (1) Abbie (1)
Team 3 4 3 1 Peter(2) Grant (5) Mason (2)
Teams 2 & 3 qualified for the evening tournament. The top 65 quizzers were recognized and awarded. Maple Grove league placements:
Team 1, Sterling F - #42
Team 2, Abby B - #36, Abbie F - #59
Team 3, Peter H- #11, Grant U - #40
Thanks to all quizzers and coaches for their time and a great quiz season!
9:00am Sunday School for all ages
10:00am Worship Service
Sermon: “Reflections from Luke 2” Bishop Steve Weaver
Worship Leader: Matt Chambers
6:00pm “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”
NEXT SUNDAY…. April 2 PALM SUNDAY
9:00am Sunday School for all ages
10:00am Worship Service
Sermon: "A Day of Waiting" Isaiah 40; 2 Timothy 2:18 Pastor Mike Clemmer
Worship Leader: Becky B
Bible Quizzing sharing time
6:30pm - 8:00 Jr. Youth Devotion Night @ Phil & Lydia’s
WEEK OF MARCH 26…
Wednesday 6:00am Men’s Prayer @ MG
7:00pm Youth Group @ MG
Thursday Adopt a Meal @ Parkesburg Point
7:00pm Worship Practice
Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm Food Distribution @ Ken & Joyce S garage
March 31 & April 1 Lancaster Conference Celebration of Life @ Petra Church & online
April 9, 8:30am-11:00am Easter Brunch & Worship Celebration
Ruth Chou Simons Registration Sign up @ fellowshipsj.churchcenter.com.
1. Click on the 1st tab- Events and Registrations.
2. Scroll down until you come to - Ruth Chou Simons Women's Spring Conference, and click on that box.
3. Follow registration prompts. (Cost is $50 for adults, and $25 for youth.)
4. Transportation will be available from Maple Grove, April 29 @ 7:30 am.
Contact person is Melissa K.
MARCH SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES At 9:00am. Jr. & Sr. Hi guys through adult men meet downstairs where Pastor Mike is teaching on Living Lives of Integrity. Jr & Sr. Hi girls and adult women meet in rooms 107-109 to study Lives of Contentment.
EASTER BRUNCH SIGN UP Twenty hot 9 X 13 breakfast casseroles of your choice are needed for Easter Brunch on April 9 @8:30am-9:30am. If you can bring one, please sign up at the Welcome Center and then have your casserole at the church ready to eat by 8:30am.
EASTER FLOWERS If you would like to donate flowers in honor or in memory of a loved one, please bring them to the church by April 5. They will be displayed in the sanctuary on Easter Sunday, April 9.
MENNONITE CENTRAL COMMITTEE ANNUAL RELIEF SALE @ Harrisburg on Friday, March 31, 2023 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm & Saturday, April 1, 2023 - 6:30am to 3:00pm.
LMC CELEBRATION OF CHURCH LIFE March 31 & April 1 @Petra Church. Attendance registration is closed, but sessions are available to view online at lmcchurches.org on Friday evening @7:30 & Saturday 9:00am -3:30pm.
PUZZLE TABLE Check out the “share a jigsaw puzzle” shelf in the library.
OCTORARA MOMS IN PRAYER The group is 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 email@example.com.
FOR SHARE & PRAYER
Call or email your prayer requests, praises & sympathies to the church office
for the bulletin. Prayer request and praises may also be written on the Connection Card at your pews and handed in at the Welcome Center. We have a group who faithfully prays for requests each week.
PLEASE PRAY FOR:
Maple Grove Leadership Team & Lay Ministers.
Kaycee K – complete healing from ACL surgery on 2/8.
Randy U & Family - Randy is still awaiting a matching kidney donor.
Carolyn S - undergoing stage 4 cancer treatment.
Quizzers and Coaches traveling to and quizzing in Ohio 3/24-26.
Bridge of Hope
Cornerstone Pregnancy Resources
Eastern Mennonite Missions
Maple Grove Preschool
PCCO (Parkesburg Community Churches Outreach)
Southern Chester County Young Life
Welsh Mountain Home
Nathan & Laurel C - World Team in Africa (currently in USA for 1 year)
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
Omar M Family - Word of Life Thailand
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
Here is the list of Maple Grove life celebrations if you want to reach out to these folks with a card or call.
3/28 Darren D, Dorothy K, Aubrey R, Kaylie R, Mast S
3/29 Payton B, Wade U
3/30 Chrisy W
4/4 Gabriella H
4/6 Lydia B
4/8 Carson B, Cathy K
4/10 Dean G
4/12 Earl H, Nic M, Reid U
4/13 Wesley B, Robbie K
4/16 Sally M
4/20 Alan R, Matt R
4/23 Chris C
4/25 April C, Linda Y
4/29 Dave L, Diane U
4/30 Merv S
3/10 Aldie & Judy K (50!)
3/20 Bill & Diane U
3/28 Greg & Sarah C
3/30 Doug & Wanda L
4/7 Brian & Lisa H
4/8 Mike & Lucy H, Joe & Kristen L
4/10 Joe & Sandy L
4/11 Phil & Lydia B
4/13 Vernon & Barb Y
4/16 Nolan & Nori K
4/19 Doug & Rachel S
4/22 Eric & Bonnie B
4/23 Arlin & Lois K
4/24 Todd & Rita H
4/25 Erwin & robin S
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..
For MISSIONARY UPDATES, click this link or check for their latest newsletters in their individually marked church mailboxes.