*Grace has recently created an Online Pictorial Directory. This is for those that are regular attendees to Grace Mennonite Fellowship. Click on the link https://gracemennonite.ctrn.co/directory/ and use your login information. Contact Kay Kibler if you have questions.
*Join us July 3-5 at Highland Retreat. This is our annual church campout. Many things are different this year due to the COVID virus. You may come as early as 2pm on Friday and stay as late as 5pm on Sunday. There will NOT be a fellowship meal this year. Service will take place in the tabernacle but please bring your own lawn chair. Social Distancing required. The pool will be open but expect some changes with times we can use it. We encourage you to bring a variety of water games/accessories for the weekend. Baby pools are encouraged. Watermelon Social at 7pm Saturday. There will be games/activities organized for the youth and kiddos throughout the weekend. Adults are always encouraged to participate.
*GMF Church Administrator Job Opening: We are hiring a part-time (15-20 hours/week) church administrator. A full job description is posted at the bottom of this page. If you or someone you know may be interested in applying for this position, please send a resume to email@example.com. Start date: TBD. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.
*Our Sunday services are being held in the church parking lot until further notice. You can find the services under our "Sermons" tab on the website.
*During the weeks that we are not meeting together, you can still continue to tithe through EasyTithe OR you can mail a check to the church. Easy Tithe online giving is available on gracemennonite.net! 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.
*The Lacey Spring Community Food Pantry is available for anyone who is in need of food (held Mondays, 4-6 p.m., at Grace). Also, the food pantry is looking for volunteers with strong backs to help. Talk to Kay Kibler or Margie Clement if you are interested in helping.
*Save the Date for Virginia Mennonite Conference Assembly, July 18. Assembly will look different this year in light of social distancing, gathering in an online forum in a one-day event via Zoom. Participants will engage the theme "Living as Those Made Alive in Christ," and Assembly will feature input by Mennonite Central Committee U.S. Executive Director Ron Byler. More information to come.
*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 4-6pm, in the church pavilion. Contact Margie Clement or Kay Kibler to volunteer for this important community ministry. See bulletin board for more information.
*The Hispanic Church, Iglesia Menonita Monte Moriah, currently is not meeting due to the COVID-19 virus. Updates will be posted here.
*We will not be having regular church office hours until further notice. Please send all communications through email, firstname.lastname@example.org, or leave a voicemail at 442-6235. Thank you!
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Grace Mennonite Fellowship Administrator Job Description
Supervised by: Lead Pastor
Classification: Part-time, 15-20 hours per week, paid hourly
Effective Date: May 11, 2020
Position Description: The Administrator is responsible for the operations of the church office and provides support to pastoral staff and the various committees, councils, and programs of the congregation. The Administrator works closely with the pastors in supporting and promoting the mission and vision of Grace Mennonite Fellowship (GMF).
Management of office functions and services at a schedule determined in coordination with the lead pastor and church council
-all communication forms (mail, phone, email, etc.) are answered with professionalism and timeliness or forwarded to appropriate persons
-church member personal data is protected with a high degree of confidentiality
-Update PowerPoint files
-Email communication with all involved in Sunday morning worship
-Email announcements using online marketing platform (MailChimp)
-bring key operational matters for group discernment and decision
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