Groveland Evangelical Free Church

19172 Ferretti Road • Groveland • CA • (209)962-7131

News and Activities, Summer 2016

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READ THROUGH THE BIBLE - 2017

You read it right! We're planning ahead - FYI for next year. Every five years, GEFC encourages its members to read through the Scriptures in a year. Next year (2017) will be the next time. We will once again be usint "The One Year Chronological Bible", and in 2017 Pastor Ron will be preaching a chronological overview of the entire Word through the year. Hopefully this will be helpful in thinking about your devotional study for 2016.

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VBS WORK DAY

vacation Bible School needs help making cave formations and setting up / prepping for VBS.

Dates: Friday May 27th and Saturday May 8th.

Contact Anne Hartwell, Mariam Martin, or Carol Willmon.

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CHURCH PICNIC / COMBINED WORSHIP

Our annual church picnic will be held after a 10:00 am combined service on June 12. Once again it will be hosted by Bob and Judy McKinnon.

For the picnic please bring your own meat to the BBQ, a side dish (salad or dessert) to share, your own table setting, drinks, and chairs. Contact Pam for directions..

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CELEBRATING NADELE

A Celebration of Life Service for Nadele Manzo will be held on Saturday, June 18 at 2:00 p.m. here at Groveland EFC. A reception will follow. If you help provide food, please contact Mary Young. .

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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

CAVE QUEST! We're splunking into summer this year - June 27th through 30th.

Contact Mariam Martin for more information.

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ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE

The youth this year are raising money by taking your great stuff and making money on it!

GIVE: Bring stuff down to the church Wednesday July 6 through July 7th.

GET: Get great deals at the church Friday July 8th and Saturday July 9th

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QUILT SHOW "GENERATION TO GENERATION"

Saturday, October 9 from 9am to 4pm

The bi-annual quilt show will have quilts on display, crafts for sale, and a soup luncheon and bake sale. It's a fun day for the entire community, so come on' down! .

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FAMILY CARE MINISTRY

Our family care ministry provides meals following hospitalization, during tiems of bereavement, following funerals and during other times of need. If you would be willing to serve by making a meal part of a meal, or to donate food contact Pam..

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FOOD CLOSET

The Food Closet is open the Friday following the third Tuesday every month. Donations of canned items, personal hygiene products, and household cleaning items are always appreciated. If you would care to donate any of these items, they can be left in the kitchen or call us and we will arrange to get them from you.

We can't thank the members of this congregation enough for their continued generosity and their donations of food and funds for the Food Closet, and we so appreciate our many faithful and hard-working volunteers. The Lord has truly blessed this ministry.

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CASH FOR CANS

Two members of our church family are collecting and redeeming aluminum cans and California redemption value plastic bottles and giving proceeds to GEFC. If you'd like to make donations contact Mike Buckley or Dick Faux (phone numbers available via the church office). You can drop items at their homes.

We are not collecting these items at the church, but if you wish to make a vehicle-to-vehicle transfer on Sunday morning, call Mike ahead and time and set up an appointment.

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