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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.


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 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!



                                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!



TODAY….March 26

                   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”


                  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


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 @

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 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



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.



      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

       Parkesburg Point

       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.

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