Upcoming Events
8/19/2018 - Congregational Meeting
8/19/2018 - Communion
8/19/2018 - Hispanic Church
8/19/2018 - Childrens Ministry
8/19/2018 - Worship
8/20/2018 - Reserved
8/20/2018 - Classical Conversations
Clothing Closet

The Clothing Closet at Grace is open every Sunday following the worship service and during church office hours (Tues.,Thurs., Fri., 8:30-11:30 am). Anyone is free to help themselves to clothing they or their family are in need of. Donations of clothing can also be made at any time.

Faith Community Nursing Team

Grace’s Faith Community Nurse, Kim Dean, RN, BSN, coordinates a team that does health promotion & advocacy, disease prevention-based holistic care, integration of health & faith, health education, personal health counseling, & acts as referral agent. She can check blood pressures & glucoses, as well as educate about medications & answer health questions. The team also provides healthy food options at fellowship meals. In addition, there are also many home health supplies available for use. Contact Kim with needs or questions, 746-2969, or see the bulletin board in the hall.

Grace Sharing Project

See the bulletin board for items available through the Grace Sharing Project. It is our desire as the Grace family of believers to embody a spirit of neighbor-like sharing and a wise stewardship of our resources. Toward this end a list of items and services to share has been developed. This is not a complete list and is consistently updated so feel free to join by contacting the church office with your items/services to share.

Women of Grace

Women of Grace meet the second Thursday of the month at the church to quilt. Come any time after 8:30 a.m. and bring a potluck dish to share.

Women's Fellowship

Women's Fellowship meets the third Thursday of the month at various restaurants at 11:30 a.m. Watch the bulletin for location, all ages welcome!

Youth Group

Youth Pastor is Pastor Kinley Simmers. The Youth Group meets for Sunday School and is divided into two classes for Jr. and Sr. High. See the church calendar for other events as planned.

Appalachian Service Project

A team from Grace goes to Appalachia every summer to serve through volunteer home repair.

Boys and Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Club at Grace have activities as announced for children grades 1-5 and their families.

Congregational Care Team

The Congregational Care Team ministry schedules visits to persons in the hospital; elderly persons in retirement communities, or at home; and special situations such as persons in crisis – health, emotional or spiritual. Please contact Liz Landis, Ruth Ann Dixon, Linda Stoops, Sharon Nesselrodt, Margie Clement, or Margaret Palmer, if you have questions or are aware of a need.

Grace Mennonite Fellowship Learning Center

Since 1999, Grace Mennonite Fellowship has partnered with Rev. Larry and Ruth Vitor to support a learning center in the Philippines. Pastor Richard Early visited the Philippines in 2014 and met with the Vitors as well as the students and teachers. Feel free to speak with him about his experience or ask them questions.

The regular school year starts in June and ends in March with summer class during April and May. The students range in age from 4-6 years old. Many of the parents volunteer to help at the learning center and are actively involved in the Parent Teacher Fellowship. Your giving mainly supports the teachers’ salaries.

Financial commitment as a sponsor of the school begins on June 1 and ends on May 31, and you will be paired with a student who is currently attending the learning center, for $20 per month ($240 per year). Contact Chet Young for more information or to be a sponsor.

Highland Retreat Summer Camp Scholarships

Highland Retreat Summer Camp Scholarships - All children who would like to attend summer camp should be able to do so! And Grace is willing to help make that possible for every family. Scholarships are available for campers going to Highland Retreat (or another Christian camp). Families should register their children and pay the deposit in order to secure their child’s spot at camp. Once the balance due is turned in to Mary Jo Veurink in the Grace office, Grace will pay the equivalent of the deposit toward the final balance. If your family is unable to cover the deposit and/or the final balance, please let Mary Jo know and she will work with you to cover this expense, as well. The money to fund camp scholarships comes from the coin offering, and Highland Retreat matches (up to $50) of what Grace is willing to give toward each camper, so our funds go a long way! If you want to know more about Highland Retreat, talk to a camper who has been there, contact the church office, or go to www.highlandretreat.org.

LSES Backpack Ministry

A group meets to fill backpacks with food, which is given to children in need at Lacey Spring Elementary School to take home over the weekend.

Meals Ministry

The Meals Ministry provides meals for individuals or families who need assistance in times of illness, grief, new baby, or other situations. If you would like to help when meals are needed for those at Grace, contact Lindsey Kolb.

Men's Fellowship

Men's Fellowship meets the first Thursday of the month at Golden Corral in Harrisonburg at 11:45 am. Men of all ages welcome!

Small Groups

Grace has many small groups that meet on a regular basis. Contact Kay Kibler if you are interested in joining or starting a group.

The Gathering

All are invited to Grace for a time of fellowship & Bible Study every second and fourth Wednesday. The evening will begin with a provided meal at 6 pm, followed at 6:30 by several Bible Study groups to choose from: Lighthouse – video series for all ages/genders; Grace Girls - Jr. & Sr. High girls; Men’s & Boys’ Bible Study – for all ages; A children’s lesson is provided for grades K-5. Coordinated by Pastor Kinley.