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G.U.M.C. - Missions and Outreach 

Easter Egg Hunt  

Join us at Grottoes UMC on April 13, at 2:30p.m.  until 4:00p.m. for some Easter fun.  Children will have an opportunity to hear an Easter story, make some crafts, have some Easter refreshments, and of course hunt for easter eggs!

GUMC Indoor Yard Sale 

Join us on, April 27, 2019, stop by and check out the GUMC Indoor Yard Sale, starting at 7:00a.m. through 1:00p.m. the Yard Sale proceeds helps to support the world wide ministries of the United Methodist Church.

UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) Health Kit Packing Pizza Party

Join us on June 9, 2019, as we pack health kits for UMCOR.  these kits will be delivered to our annual conference and help give material support to disaster areas or areas with great poverty needs.

Vacation Bible School

June 17-20, 2019. This year GUMC will be hosting a four-day VBS, the theme will be "Hero Central". This year at Vacation Bible School, Children will learn that Jesus is our Hero, and how we can be his disciples with heart, wisdom, hope and power! Join us!

 

School Supply Collection for South River Elem. School

Each year GUMC helps to collect School Supplies for South River Elementary School Students whose families may be unable to afford the needed supplies. The school supply collection takes place during the entire month of July and divided into grade levels and placed into backpack kits. you may reach out to the GUMC Church office if you would like to help donate School Supplies or a tax deductible monetary donation.

Worship in the Park

Join us in worship at Grand Caverns Park on August 25, 2019 at 10:00a.m. for Worship.

Picnic style Pot  Luck lunch at 12:00p.m.

Annual Apple Butter Boil

Comming September 2019 - the next batch of GUMC Apple butter.  You do not want to miss what some are saying is the best Apple Butter they have ever had! The date of the Apple Butter Boil is TBD.

Pig Roast - Church Fundraiser

October 5,2019 - Jon us for our annual Pig Roast BBQ Dinner Fundraiser.  Whole Pig, smoked on site. Dinner will start at 5:00p.m. Cost is Pay What You Will (Donation).

November Holiday Mission Projects

iin November, GUMC Hosts several Holiday Mission opportunities that folks can help support:

1) The Kingsway Prison Ministry "Apple Tree Project" - this provides Christmas gifts to children of iincarcerated parents. Children's ages and gift wishes are provided on a list and those gifts are returned to GUMC, we pray over the gifts, blessing them before we deliver them to the Kingsway Ministry Office.

 

2)   East Rockingham Ministerial Association Food Pantry Christmas Baskets. These are special food items and snacks and holiday treats that are not normally included with the food distribution. each family recieves a large box of goodies for the Holidays.

Christmas Holiday Craft Bazar and Bake Sale 

iThis November, GUMC will host a Christmas Craft bazar and bake sale.  The date is TBD

Grottoes Town Parade 

December 1, 2019, Join us as we celebrate the beginning of the Holiday season in Grottoes, VA, by helping to build and ride on our GUMC float! this year's theme is TBD.  fun for all ages.

 

GUMC Christmas Program and Party 

iJoin us on December 15, 2019 for the church Christmas program, sure to be entertaining and fill you with Christmas Joy, as the members of GUMC share thier vast array of talents and gifts to share the Christmas Message. Followed by a time of Holiday refreshments and fellowship. the time is TBD. All are welcome - this is a free event for all. 

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