There are lots of great things happening at Grace Point. Below is a listing of our upcoming events!
Dear widows, please join us for a brunch together on Sunday, October 1, after our second service. Our heart is to gather you for fellowship, food, encouragement and conversation.
Brunch is our gift to you, but please register so we can plan well for you. Once you register, you will receive the details of venue and exact time. We look forward to having you!
Families, you're invited to join us for F.U.E.L. (Families Unite, Engage & Learn) on Friday, October 13, 2023. F.U.E.L. is designed to bring families together for fellowship, fun and practical advice and resources to help us be more intentional in our parenting and equip us in today's world.
Friday, October 13, 2023
6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Speaker: Sophie Allers
Topic: Communication - Building Deeper Connections with Your Kids
F.U.E.L. Events will happen each month on the second Friday of each month.
Got questions? Email the F.U.E.L. team at email@example.com.
Men's Retreat on October 20-22, 2023
When: Friday, October 20, at 8:00 p.m. through Sunday, October 22, at 1:00 p.m.
Where: Black Rock Retreat Center, Quarryville, PA
Cost: $190 for the weekend
Speaker: Tim Smith, Lead Pastor, Crossing Community Church
Optional: Golf Scramble Tournament on Friday, October 20 ($50 paid at the golf course)
Parents, could you use a night off?
Your kids are invited to join us to celebrate missions at Grace Point through this KIDS ONLY EVENT!
Parents drop your kids off at Grace Point and then go enjoy an evening out or a quiet evening at home while your kids enjoy dinner, games, snacks, crafts, and learning about our Lebanon FOCUS!
We hope this serves as a blessing to both you AND your kids!
There is NO charge for this event, however, we will accept donations. All proceeds will go to one of our Lebanon partners, School of Hope, and their work with refugee children.
Here are the details:
When: Friday evening, October 27, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Drop-off begins at 5:30 p.m. with activities concluding at 9:00 p.m.
Where: Grace Point
Who: All children ages Nursery through 5th grade
The FOCUS team is excited to party with your kids as we have fun learning about God's heart for missions.
We hope your kiddos can join us!
Are you new to Grace Point? We are excited to invite you to a heartwarming and joyful event that's just around the corner: our Welcome Luncheon! It's an opportunity to forge connections, deepen your sense of belonging, and get to know our staff and elders.
Sunday, October 29, 2023
11:45 a.m. (After the 10:30 a.m. Service)
At this special luncheon, you'll have the chance to meet and mingle with our dedicated church staff, elders, and passionate ministry leaders. It's a unique occasion to ask questions, share your story, and discover the multitude of ways you can engage with our church's community.
RSVP using the link below. We want to ensure we have enough food, seats, and warm smiles to welcome you properly.
Whether you're new to Grace Point or have been attending for a while, this event is for you. Together, we can build connections that last a lifetime and grow in faith as we journey together.
We can't wait to see you there!
SerenDIPity - Celebrating Dips, Faith and Friendship
A Women's Ministry Special Event
Are you ready to experience a delightful evening of connection, food, faith and fun? Join us Friday, November 6, at 6:30 p.m. for "SerenDIPity - Celebrating Dips, Faith and Friendship."
This will be a special night where we'll savor the flavorful dips that come our way - both in terms of culinary delights and the experiences that add spice to our lives. It's a time to come together, share stories, grow together and enjoy some friendship competition!!
Bring a sweet or savory dip to share! Prizes will be awards for different categories!
Registration coming soon!
We are so excited to partner with Samaritan’s Purse in Operation Christmas Child (OCC) again this year! We eagerly invite our Grace Point community to participate in our Christmas outreach opportunity where we hope to fill 700+ shoeboxes!
We get to be a part of the work that God is doing all over the world through Samaritan’s Purse, isn’t that awesome?!
We have SEVERAL opportunities for you to engage in Operation Christmas Child this year:
- Pray. Pray for the Gospel of Jesus Christ to spread all throughout the world through shoebox gifts.
- Purchase. Shop for items off the Amazon Registry to go towards our F.U.E.L. (Families Unite, Engage, and Learn) Packing Party where we hope to fill more than 100 boxes! Deadline for registry items is Monday, November 6, 2023.
- Serve. Fill out THIS FORM to let us know how you would like to serve in our Christmas outreach besides purchasing items from the Amazon registry and/or filling your own box!
- Fill a box at home. Get a shoebox or two or three at Grace Point and fill your own! (This is how we will reach our goal of 700+ shoeboxes!)
- Donate. Each box cost Samaritan’s Purse approximately $10 for shipping. If you would like to contribute towards the shipping expense, you can make out a check to Samaritan’s Purse with OCC on the memo line and turn it in at Grace Point OR mail it directly to Samaritan’s Purse-PO Box 3000 Boone, NC 28607 OR go to Samaritan’s Purse and make an online donation.
Check out all those options to participate in our Christmas outreach this year bringing hope and the Gospel message to children all over the world. You can choose one, two, three…or ALL of the options available! How you choose to engage is up to you, but the impact it will make is up to God! To Him be all the glory!!
Questions? Contact Joan Zeberlein at firstname.lastname@example.org.
One Winter Night returns on Friday, December 8!
Join us Friday, December 8, 2023, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. for an evening of Christmas-themed, holiday festivities!
Guest performing groups include the Villa Victoria Choral Group - The Honey Bees, Delaware Valley Wind Symphony, Newtown Arts Company, Eyes of the Wild Animal Show, Calvary Christian Academy Jazz Ensemble, and George the Magician!
We'll have horse drawn wagon rides, living nativity, bonfire with s'mores, crafts, petting zoo and much, much more!
Volunteer sign-ups are open! We've got a spot for you!
Got questions? Email the OWN Planning Team, at email@example.com.
You're Invited to Volunteer at One Winter Night!
We have lots of opportunities for you to serve and help make One Winter Night a great event for our guests!
Volunteer Opportunities include:
Urgent Needs: Kitchen Co-Coordinator, Drink Stations Coordinator
Outdoor: Bonfire, Petting Zoo, Living Nativity, Carolers
Indoor: Drink Stations, Cookie Butlers, Children's Crafts, Greeters, Ushers & Guest Group Hosts
You're Invited to Sponsor One Winter Night!
Expected OWN Expenses: $8,000
Your donation will help offset the cost of supplies, drinks and various other needs, but also help cover the cost of big ticket items such as:
- Delaware Valley Wind Symphony
- Villa Victoria Choral Group
- Newtown Arts Company
- Calvary Christian Academy Jazz Band
- Petting Zoo
- Eyes of the Wild Animal Show
- George the Magician
- On-Site Police (Traffic & Safety)
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
Your Grace Point donation toward One Winter Night 2023 is tax-deductible. Donations should be designated to the “Ministry Reserve – OWN 2023” fund when giving online. If giving by check, please write “Ministry Reserve-OWN 2023” on the memo line.
Funds raised exceeding the $8,000 goal will go toward other Grace Point Ministry events.
OWN Walking Ambassadors
If you would like to order a One Winter Night t-shirt and become a "walking ambassador" for the event, you can pre-order and pre-pay here. The deadline to order is October 15.
Men, join us for our Men's Breakfasts on selected Saturdays at 8:00 a.m. in the Conference Room! We enjoy breakfast, fellowship and encouragement from God's Word. Bring a buddy!
Upcoming Dates for 2023: October 7, November 4, and December 2
Are you cleaning out or de-cluttering?!?! We have a convenient, but meaningful opportunity for you to get rid of gently used, unwanted clothing and household items!
Good Stuff Thrift exists to obey the biblical mandate to help the widows, orphans, aliens and the poor. (James 1:22). They operate the most efficient thrift stores possible so that they can provide the highest level of funding for helping kids in need in our communities.
Good Stuff Thrift has given $4,400,000 to their designated charities!
Recipient charities include: Bethanna, Hunting Park Christian Academy, ChoiceOne Pregnancy Centers, Christ Home for Children, Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic, Lenape Valley Foundation, Young Life, Treehouse MidAtlantic, Every Good Gift, The Baby Bureau, and Hope Learning Center.
Grace Point Collection details:
The third Saturday of every month.
Next Drop-Off Opportunity is Saturday, October 21, 2023
Grace Point (Under the Portico)
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Items must be dropped off during the designated times. Storing items is not possible.
Thanks in advance!)
Please pack your items in bags, boxes, bins, or crates of any kind making sure that the containers are easy to move and not too heavy.
Looking for an Opportunity to Serve at the Donation Drive?
Do you have a heart for reaching our community in tangible ways? Serve with our Donation Drive team! This special team of volunteers serve on our Donation Drive days, helping people unloading their good stuff during drop-off, answer questions about church, and greet our guests warmly!