Weekly Bulletin


Calendar of Events


SUNDAY, June 17 – Father’s Day


Summer schedule begins


10:00am                 Service of Worship – Dr. Ken Maahs preaching


11:00am                 Father’s Day Reception


1:30pm                  Sung-Chi Presbyterian worship (sanctuary)




MONDAY, June 18


7:00pm                  Pastoral Search Committee




TUESDAY, June 19


7:30pm                  Presence small group (Ortiz home)






5:00pm                  Trevose (Room B)


7:30pm                  Sung-Chi Prayer Meeting




SUNDAY, June 24


10:00am                 Service of Worship – Dr Ken Maahs preaching


Bike Ride following the service


1:30pm                  Sung-Chi Presbyterian worship (sanctuary)




Volunteers for June 24 (10:00 A.M. Sunday service)


Greeter(s)                            Butch Swanson


Welcome Center                 Betty Helpa


Worship Leader                  Joe Gallagher


Sound                                  Jeff Ledbetter


Nursery                                Barbara Longenberger


Toddlers                               Monét Dobrovolec


Graceland 2nd Hour             Kristin Paluszka







Don’t forget to bring in food and paper products for the Community Cupboard in Ambler.  This is a constant need throughout the year.  Please place your donations in the large wooden box near the mailboxes.



NEWS & NOTES – June 17, 2018




Greeter(s)                        Gene Stremme


Welcome Center             Kathleen Viall


Worship Leader              Kathy Gallagher


Sound                             Ken Green (Ryan Bocklet)


Nursery                           Marie Donnelly


Toddlers                         Margaret Montgomery


Graceland 2nd Hour         Scott & Casey Brookes




THE FLOWERS TODAY are in given in loving memory of Bob Hanrahan by Elaine and family.




THERE WILL BE an important informational meeting regarding the sale of church property today, June 17, at 9:15 A.M.  The summer worship service will be at 10:00 A.M. following the meeting.




THE GBCBB SUMMER SCHEDULE begins today, June 17: The Service of Worship is at 10:00 A.M. through Labor Day with no Sunday School.  There will continue to be nursery and pre-school childcare and Graceland 2nd Hour for K-3rd graders.




HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!  There will be a reception honoring the men in our church family following the worship service this morning.




THE PASTORAL SEARCH COMMITTEE asks the church family, both members and non-members, to complete an electronic survey so they have an idea of what you are looking for in a future pastor.  Please use the link below to complete the survey.  If you prefer to complete it non-electronically, paper copies of the survey are available at the table in the narthex with a box next to it for the completed surveys.  Please complete only one copy of the survey!  The deadline for all surveys to be submitted is Sunday, June 24. 




WE WILL RECEIVE THE ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING OFFERING throughout the month of June.  Gifts total $595 to date.  Our church goal is $2,375.  Please read the insert for more information about how OGHS helps around the world and at home.  Offering envelopes are included in the June newsletter.  Envelopes are also available at the Welcome Center and in sanctuary chair backs. 




CHECK YOUR CHURCH MAILBOX this morning for our new church pictorial directory.  If you don’t have a box at church, there are extra copies at the Welcome Center or you can request a directory by calling the church office.




OUR VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL RETREAT is Friday-Sunday, July 20-22We need volunteers to help during the weekend (decorators, shoppers, lunch preparers, and people to lead games, Bible stories, science projects, and video time).  If you can help, please contact Casey Brookes.






  • Contact Betty Helpa if you would like to be part of the Grace Baptist Drama Team.
  • Singers and instrumentalists, you are welcome to be part of our Praise Team.  Contact Bob Allmond.


    DO YOU LOVE CHILDREN?  We’re looking for you!  We want people who love to hold babies, play with kids, and teach them about God’s amazing love!  If you can help out on a rotational basis in the nursery, toddler room or Graceland 2nd Hour, please see Casey Brookes or anyone on the Board of Christian Education.


    BIKE RIDERS, join the Grace Baptist Biking Enthusiasts on their next ride next Sunday, June 24 after the 10:00 worship service.  We will bike from Betzwood to Phoenixville, eat at a local restaurant and return to Betzwood, distance 12-13 miles (option to ride longer).  Contact Steve Longenberger for all the details if interested.


    A GROUP FROM GRACE BAPTIST will travel to Lancaster, PA on Wednesday, August 8, to see the 3:00 P.M. showing of “Jesus”.  Adult tickets are $56.00; children ages 3-12 are $25.00.  Make checks payable to Grace Baptist Church with Sight and Sound on the memo line.  We will leave the church at 11:00 A.M. on August 8 and have lunch prior to the show.  Ticket orders will be placed June 4 and July 2.  A sign-up sheet will be at the Welcome Center after the service today and throughout the summer.  Contact Douglas Hargis for information at 610-787-0821.


    THE THRIVE CONFERENCE for women and girls is July 13-15 at Shippensburg University.  The women from Grace Baptist who have attended THRIVE in past years have had amazing experiences.  THRIVE information packets and registration forms are at the Welcome Center.  Register early for savings!


      • CONTACT THE CHURCH OFFICE with your prayer requests.  Names can only be placed on the Prayer Concerns with that person’s permission because of privacy concerns.
      • CCLI#509706




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