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Coronavirus Update

We are currently experiencing an unprecedented level of concern over a virus that most of us know nothing about. We ask that you read the following letter from Pastor Mike to hear our thoughts and current plans for the month of March.

Worship Services Canceled 3/15

Due to the recommendations of our Annual Conference and government concerning public gatherings Mt. Gretna UMC is suspending it worship services for tomorrow March 15, 2020. Please be in prayer about the pandemic situation and all this effected.  The church office will be offering more updates about upcoming church activities in the coming week.

Summer Camp

is coming up soon! This year, our church has made a commitment to help parents of Sunday school children send their children to a week of Christian camping over the summer. The church has pledged to pay 1/3 of the cost for each child that goes. To help fund this ministry, we will be collecting donations during the 6 weeks of Lent.…

Pocket Prayer Shawls

In the lobby of the church there is a basket filled with small prayer shawls. They are perfect to fit in a pocket or a purse. If you know of anyone who would find comfort in having one of these as they face an illness or other crisis in their life please feel free to take one and share it with them…

Lenten Bible Study

In the six-week study The Grace of Les Misérables, author and pastor Matt Rawle dives into six ideals found in the story—grace, justice, poverty, revolution, love, and hope—each represented by a character in Hugo’s story. The study will meet on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. from March 5th – April 9th. Please contact the church off for materials.

Electronic Giving

Mt. Gretna United Methodist Church offers many ways of donating to its ministries. Electronic Giving, an additional method for donations, was added effective January 1st, 2020 for your convenience. A quick, easy way through the Mt. Gretna United Methodist Church website (www.mtgretnachurch.org), texting (844-566-1473), and mobile app. The mobile app is available for both Android and Apple devices. Just go to either…