Events

KEENAGERS LUNCHEON – June 26 – Noon – Room 105
Our senior adults, the Keenagers, will meet on June 26, at noon in room 105. Our program will feature an Israel Initiative Update from Pastor Mark Jenkins. Bring a favorite dish to share.

SINGSPIRATION,
FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 7pm – Room 205
Join us for a Patriotic Sing-along and refreshments featuring the Shepherd Street Band

GLOBAL HUNGER OFFERING, JUNE 24 – groveave.com/hunger
On Sunday, June 24, we will receive our Global Hunger Offering. 25% of the funds
received will go to support
our partnership with Moments of Hope to provide food
and needed hygiene supplies to the homeless. 25% of the funds received will go
to FeedMore to minister to local hunger needs. 50% will go to Global Hunger Relief,
ministering to needs around the world.  Please pray and ask the Lord to show you
what He would have you give to help provide food for the hungry, and then,
please bring that gift on the 24th.

NEW 31-DAY PRAYER GUIDE AVAILABLE
Designed to help you pray daily for the work that our Lord is doing
among the generations and nations. Pick up a NEW guide in the foyer
on Sunday or download this weekend at
groveave.com/missions

Family Night At Grove – July 13    Meet in Rm 105
Friday, July 13th 6:30-8:30pm we’re sponsoring a Family Night featuring a photo scavenger hunt. Everyone bring a dessert; drinks and paper products provided. All photos taken at Grove.

FATHER•SON CAMPOUT, AUG. 16-19
We are going camping at beautiful Sherando Lake in the Blue Ridge Mountains to enjoy God’s creation through hiking, swimming, fishing, and other activities. Register at groveave.com/students or at the Next Gen booth.

 

150 YEARS OF FOLLOWING JESUS

Following Jesus – yesterday, today and tomorrow

A book chronicling  the 150 years of God’s faithfulness throughout our history as a church was made available on Sunday, May 6. If you have not yet done so, please pick up a copy in the foyer as a keepsake and reminder that just as He has been faithful in days past — He will be faithful in the days ahead as we follow Him!

Learn more about Grove’s past by viewing (4) videos dedicated to the history of the congregation since it’s birth in 1868. Click here and scroll down to watch!
CAMP SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS NEEDED
Each year we see God working in the lives of kids and students through camp. Would you consider donating so another may attend? The cost for a week at camp is $350.  A gift of any amount will be greatly appreciated! Note “camp scholarships” on your gift.

 

STOCK GIFTS – BROKER CHANGE
For those of you who make gifts to Grove through stock transfers, please note that we have changed our broker effective immediately. Our new broker information: groveave.com/online-giving

 

OFFSITE PARKING/SHUTTLE TIMES

We will no longer be using the Beverly Hills Shopping Center for remote parking. Please use the lot at Virginia Commonwealth Bank (across from the church). The shuttle will run from 8:00am-9:15am and 12:15am-1:00pm

 

FIRST STEPS – A NEW PATH TO GROVE MEMBERSHIP

Sundays, 9:15am (Parlor). Four sessions required for membership that help you come to know who Grove is, what we believe, where we are going and how you can go with us. Join any Sunday! Contact firststeps@grovechurch.net   New and want to learn more? About Us

 

ADULT WORSHIP TEAM – JOIN THE TEAM!

Sing? Play an instrument? Now is a great time to join the team!
Rehearsals: Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm. * Instrumental Team – audition
required. Contact: Sherri Matthews for information.

DISCOVER LIFE IN COMMUNITY

It’s a great time to join an On-Campus or Off-Campus Bible study community group!  Visit: groveave.com/connections/groups/ or contact Austin Aker to find out how to get started!

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE THROUGH GROVE

GROVE READING FRIENDS Read with a child at three local elementary schools. Choose 30 min. per week or 30 min. twice a month between: 7:50-2pm.  Information: Rod and Jann Murchie

• STEPHEN MINISTRY Are you or someone you know hurting or facing a life crisis? If you or someone you know could benefit from having a caring person visit you once a week, every week to listen to you, encourage, and pray for you, in confidence. Contact Bob at (804) 986-2498 or Bob Solomon.

• HOSPITALITY MINISTRY – We are in need of a few more folks to help on Wednesday’s with prep and cleanup for dinner. If you’re looking for a really fun place to serve please contact robin.houchins@grovechurch.net

WEDNESDAY NIGHT DINNER

No Wednesday Dinners during the summer – See you in September!

Contact Robin: 804.740.8888 / GroveDinner@grovechurch.net
RSVP:  Noon on Mondays (OR place bulletin insert in the offering plate on the Sunday prior)
Cost:  $5 per adult and $3 per child

BIBLE STUDIES

SINGLE ADULT MINISTRY
· Sundays, 9:15am – Bible Study (Rm 219)

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY

        Women’s Wednesday Bible Study will resume in the fall. Watch future bulletins for summer gatherings.


MEN’S MINISTRY BIBLE STUDY
· Wednesdays, 6:30pm (Rm 172)
· Sundays, 6pm (Rm 169) · Stop by the M2M Men’s Ministry table in the Foyer for a listing of our current studies!

PRAYER & BIBLE STUDY:
· Wednesdays, 6:30pm (Parlor)  All are welcome!

 

CHILDREN AND YOUTH CHOIRS

Click Here To Register
· JOYFUL NOISE, 3-4yr *Must be potty-trained (
Sundays, 6-7:15pm – See You in September!)
· SHOUT TO THE LORD, K5-1st
(Sundays, 6-7:15pm,Rm 123- See You in September!)
· PRAISE KIDZ, 2nd-5th (Sundays, 6-7:15pm,Rm 005)
· MS CROSSWALK, 6-8th (Sundays, 6-7pm, Choir Room)
· HS ANTHEM, 9-12th (Sundays, 6-7pm, Rm 105)

GROVE KIDS 

·  CentriKid Camp- July 15-20, 2018. *Completed 3rd-5th grade. Registration has ended. We are looking forward to this time of fun and worship together!

·  VBS – June 24-28, 6:15-8:30.PM
· · · · · · Discover Jesus from Eternity Past to Eternity Future in TIME LAB VBS!
· · · · · · REGISTER FOR VBS

       · · · · · · VBS snack donations are greatly needed.  Cookies, fruit snacks, chips, goldfish are all great donations.  Individually wrapped and bags are both needed.
Please bring your donations to the NextGen booth.

GROVE STUDENTS

SUNDAYS
·  9:15 am – MS / HS CONNECT (GYM)
·  
11 am – Worship with Church Family (Sanctuary)
·  6 pm –  MS/HS Encounter (205)

WEDNESDAYS
•  No regular evening activities

HOMESCHOOL FAMILY CONNECTION (HSFC)

       · June 22  Night of Solutions: How to Restore Your Food, Health and Freedom at Grove with
Joel Salatin (Polyface Farm)

Information / Join: www.HomeSchoolFamilyConnection.org
Contact Stephanie:
homeeducators@grovechurch.net

GROVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
▪ Please view our school event calendar for upcoming events GCS Events Calendar

E-NEWSLETTER IN YOUR EMAIL
If you have given us your email address and you are not receiving the E-Newsletter, please check your spam filter. Subscribe: Elaine Wilson

 

CHURCH OFFICE HOURS
8:30am-4:30pm     Monday – Thursday
8:30am-12:00pm   Fridays

 

INCLEMENT WEATHER UPDATES

NBC12 Closing List or Twitter: @GroveAvenue  for weather-related changes to the church schedule. We also will have a screen on the front page of the website updating any closings to the building.

 

BULLETIN ARTICLES
Announcements must be submitted no later than 12 noon on FRIDAYS (One week in advance of bulletin).  Requests should be 1-2 sentences long. Up to 75 word count may be requested for WEB, please mark this clearly in the same email. Note: Information is subject to being altered or shortened due to space. Submit to:  bulletin@grovechurch.net
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