› We are hiring a half time Youth Pastor for ministry to Jr. and Sr. High students and accepting applicants until Jan. 31. To apply, contact Mike Shenk at or 540-820-6554. **Full job description is below at the bottom of this page.
› There is a fellowship meal next Sunday, Feb. 2, following the service. Please bring warm dishes in crock-pots and have desserts or other dishes cut and portioned. Because we have such a large number of people, there is not time to heat up or cook food, or wash individual dishes. If your last name begins with H-N, your help with clean-up would be appreciated!
› Easy Tithe online giving is available on! See the bottom of any page on the website for “My Online Donation.” You do not need to register to use this giving tool, but you can set up an account if you wish. Either a credit/debit card or your bank account can be used to make your donation. Contact the church office or Keith Bly with questions.
› When planning a fundraising event please contact the church office to complete a Fundraising Event Request Form 4 weeks before the event.

› Support Grace Mennonite Fellowship Learning Center in the Philippines! If you are interested in being paired with a student, the commitment is $1/week or $5/week. See the bulletin board in the hall for more information or contact Lindsey Kolb.

› Lacey Spring Community Food Pantry – Mondays 5:30-6:15 pm, at the back basement entrance. Contact Margie Clement to volunteer for this important community ministry. See bulletin board for more information.

› The Hispanic Church, Iglesia Menonita Monte Moriah, meets from 3-5 pm every Sunday in the children's church classroom downstairs. Other activities and events will not be scheduled in the fellowship hall during this time.

› Church office hours are Mon. mornings & Fri. 10 a.m.-noon. Please send all communications through email,, or leave a voicemail at 442-6235, throughout the week and your messages will be returned on one of those days. Thank you!

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**Youth Pastor Job Description—The Youth Pastor shall provide leadership and oversight to the junior & senior high youth ministry of the congregation. The Youth Pastor shall function in cooperation with the Lead Pastor, the Associate Pastor, the Elder Team, the Overseer and the congregation.
  •   Primary Responsibilities:
    • Provide general oversight to the pastoring/nurturing of the Junior & Senior High Youth
    • Select curriculum and teach Sr. High Sunday School
    • Design, schedule and implement monthly Bible studies as well as weekend re-treats, service projects and fundraisers
    •   Provide pastoral care in the form of attending extra-curricular activities, providing crisis care and regular check in with youth
    • Provide membership and baptism classes for junior and senior high youth
    • Attend pastoral staff meetings, youth ministry staff meetings and elder team meetings.
  •  Secondary Responsibilities:
    • Potentially preach 3x/year