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The Happenings

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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.   Beginning May 2, weather permitting, we will have our 10:00am worship service outdoors. Please bring your chairs and dress appropriately.

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

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The Pastor & Leadership Team are here for you.

During this uncertain time, we want to make sure that you know 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. 

Series on Galatians: Choosing Freedom

05/09/2021 Mother's Day Sermon: "Disciple Making"  Text: II Timothy 1   Pastor Mike Clemmer

05/16/2021  Sermon: "The Transfiguration" Text: Matthew 17:1-13  Bishop Steve Weaver

ELDER NOMINATIONS FORMS are in your bulletins and at the Welcome Center. Two elders are needed to complete the Leadership Team. Matt King is ineligible to serve a 3rd term. Matt Ressler may be nominated for a 2nd term. Please drop your nominations in the offering kiosks or in the box at the Welcome Center by May 30.

RITA'S WATER ICE PRESCHOOL FUNDRAISER  By May 9, hand in your orders and money at the Welcome Center for a $5 Rita's Ice lid. Pick up your labeled lids on May 23 which can then be redeemed for a quart of any Rita's Ice at the following locations: Gap, Intercourse, Morgantown and Exton.

OCTORARA FOOD DRIVE Sunday, May 16 is our next collection date. This month we will join Maple Grove Preschool’s Food Drive. The food pantry has asked specifically for peanut butter (any kind) and jelly (any flavor) for hungry children home over the summer months.  Let’s show our local community that we care!

MEET, GREET & EAT Sunday, May 23, following the service, all new attendees and their families are invited to a pizza luncheon in the basement. This will be an informal time to meet the Pastor’s & Leadership Team Families and to ask any questions about Maple Grove. For ease of planning, please sign up at the Welcome Center.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS now for an exciting Rocky Railway VBS which is scheduled for June 13-17, 6:30-8:30pm. Ages 4 – completed 6th grade are welcome. Invite your school friends and neighbors to join.

MEMBERSHIP & BAPTISM Baptism is planned for Sunday, August 15. Please contact Pastor Mike or a Leadership Team member if you are interested in baptism or Maple Grove membership.

PRAYER CONCERNS

Please pray for:

Maple Grove Leadership Team & Lay Ministers.

Our elder selection process

Gina H - beginning chemotherapy 5/5  following her 3/24 cancer surgery.

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

Stephanie W - healing & strength as she has an antibody infusion for her cancer.

CELEBRATIONS

Here is the list of April 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, 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

5/15  Libby H

5/16  Laura S

5/20 Shelly D

5/21  Zoe R

5/24 Mike W

5/25 Tim F, Cami K, Bill T

5/27  Zac B

5/28  Mason S

5/30 Pete C

 

ANNIVERSARY CONGRATULATIONS!

5/4  Mike & April C

5/5  Alan & Pam R

5/6  Skip & Molly S

5/24  Merv & Becky 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.

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

 MCC (MENNONITE CENTRAL COMMITTEE) UPDATES, click this link.