Presentation on theme: "2013 Looking Back at a Year at Grace. What a year we’ve had! We gained new members and friends! The ‘pink building’ next door became the Place of Grace."— Presentation transcript:
What a year we’ve had! We gained new members and friends! The ‘pink building’ next door became the Place of Grace – a location where residents of our community can find the help they need! Our Property Committee led us in becoming more “green,” with cost-saving lighting and more efficient practices! We bid farewell to long-time staff, and added a new team that will take us into the next era at Grace! …and so much more! Enjoy this look back at all we’ve done – TOGETHER!
Our Leadership Team Rev. Christine Stoxen, Rev. David Ludwick, and Matthew McCall, our Director of Music
First Communion It’s an exciting time when kids get to take Communion at last…and understand what it’s all about!
Groups Using the Place of Grace: York County Free Clinic ARC of SC Chrysalis Autism Center York County Adult Day Care Boy Scouts Troop #540 Office
Finance Thank you to our Finance Team: * Terri Schavey, Chair, and Kendall Anderson, Council Representative * Karen Harris and Dan Bartel, Treasurers * Bob Stonebraker, Financial Secretary * All of our Tabulators
Stewardship Our estimated giving for 2013 was $500,000 Our estimated giving for 2014 is $540,000 Just think what we can accomplish in 2014!
Outreach Programs We Support: HUNGER OUTREACH PROGRAM World Hunger
Grace-C Quilters Making cozy quilts for chemotherapy patients!
Office Volunteers These are the ladies who make sure your bulletins are compiled and ready to use each Sunday! They also make copies, do mailings, answer the telephone, greet visitors, and so much more – and it’s all done with TLC! Louise Schmidt, Connie Setzler, Kathy Bridges, Martha Mills, & Kay Lynes
Gardening Volunteers We’re sure you’ve often wondered, “HOW do the church grounds always look so nice?” Well, wonder no more: Working behind the scenes are our gardening volunteers! Nate & Mary Buchholz, and Doris Lourigan
The Kitchen Crew Our kitchen is kept clean and well-stocked by the Kitchen Crew. These members rotate tasks monthly and oversee all operations involving the kitchen and its supplies: Jean Winsch, Susan Hollich, Adele Evans, Andy Bell, Frances Davis, Nora Sliney, Ann Johnson, Annie-Laurie Wheat, Irene Pointon, Donna Richter, Madeline Hazen, & Carla Harrison
Other Committees Worship Learning Youth & Family Nursery Bereavement Public Relations New Member Parish Life Endowment Technology Audit Staff Support Mutual Support Campus Ministry Executive Council Congregational Council Interested in joining in? There’s a place for YOU!
Muggers We welcome first-time visitors with a “cup of Grace” filled with goodies, information about the church, and more!
New Members In 2012, we were honored with 43 new members In 2013, we were honored with 57 new members!
Thank You… …for being part of the family of Grace Church! We cannot accomplish so many things without the willing hands that pitch in and help whenever and wherever you’re needed! …YOU are the reason that we are the “hands and feet” of the Gospel! Join us for a new year at Grace in 2014, and see what happens!