The Pumpkins Are Coming! Gray Memorial UMC will receive its delivery of pumpkins for the 2019 Pumpkin Patch on Saturday, October 6 at approximately 10 am. The Pumpkin Patch will be open every day from 12 noon to sundown beginning Sunday, October 6 through Halloween, Oct. 31.
The 2019 Fall Festival will be held Saturday, October 19 from 9 am to 2 pm. Join us for this fun day including: pony rides, bounce house, face painting, bake sale, and BBQ lunch! We will also have several craft/jewelry vendors with items for sale. Bring the children, family and friends–we are sure you will enjoy it!
Regular events as of September 30, 2019
9:30 am Sunday School*
– Sunshine Class
– Truthseekers (current study “The Making of the New
11 am Worship Service*
6 pm – Hippie Church – Midtown Kava Lounge, 1700 N. Monroe St. (Lake Ella Plaza- to the right of Publix).
Hippie Church is a welcoming environment for young adults. Let’s discuss the things that matter to us all. We may not solve all the problems we have, but talking about them with people our own age can often help. Bring your instrument, food to share, and join us.
8 pm – Hippie Church – Serenity Coffee and Kava Bar, 915 Railroad Avenue Bring your instrument, food to share and join us for sharing and discussion.
2:30 pm Prayer Group – Weekly meeting with members expressing
prayer needs of others
6 pm Choir Practice
6:30 pm Pastor’s Bible Study – Pastor Rhodes leads a short study of
selected Bible sections each week.
10 am Bible Study led by John Rogers
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6:
World Communion Sunday – 11 am Communion Service will include breads from around the world. Following the service, we will serve a sandwich luncheon featuring the many breads from other countries.
Chronic Illness Support Group – Next meeting will be October 6 at 4 pm – for individuals, friends and family suffering from and surviving life-threatening illnesses such as cancer. Plans are to meet first Sunday each month at 4 pm. Please bring a covered dish-we will enjoy food and then have sharing and discussion.
Other Specialized Support Groups to meet members’ needs:
Forgiveness Support Group – Next meeting is October 14 at 5 pm – designed to help those who struggle with forgiving others and accepting forgiveness in return. Meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 5 pm.
Post-Abortion Support Group – Next meeting is October 14 at 5 pm – support for individuals who have chosen abortion in the past. Meeting the 2nd Monday of each month at 5 pm.