GCC is reopen for worship and onsite ministry events! Find all of the details about regathering, including service registration, at gccws.net/regather. Online worship continues to be available and we look forward to connecting with you at live.gccws.net
GCC Weekly Schedule
Sunday, August 2- Sunday August 9
Diaper Drive: Drop off diapers (sizes 4,5 and/or 6) at GCC front doors
Monday, August 3
6:30 PM - Water Baptism at 1130 Gypsy Hill Road
Tuesday, August 4
7:00 PM - GCC Young Adults Onsite
Wednesday, August 5
7:00 PM - Weekly Zoom Prayer Meeting - Click to link.
Thursday, August 6
7:00 PM - Contemporary Worship Team Practice
Saturday, August 8
4:45 PM - Saturday Worship Team Practice
6:00 PM – Onsite and Online Worship
Sunday, August 9
7:00 AM - Traditional Worship Team Practice
8:00, 9:15 & 11:00 AM – Onsite and Online Worship
Sunday School Online **Between the 9:15 & 11:00 services**
Check out the GCC Events page for more information about upcoming events and activities at GCC.
Next Water Baptism
Summer baptism by immersion will be offered on Monday, August 3 at 6:30 pm in Little Trout Run at the home of Ed & Abby Frank (1130 Gypsy Hill Rd.). Come support GCC's baptism candidates at this special event that includes worship and testimonies. Please bring lawn chairs.
Outdoor Worship Concert
Come experience a full night of worship and music performed by GCC attendees and the worship ministry. Enjoy fellowship on the church lawn outdoors and be enriched with a time of prayer, worship, and God's Word. The event takes place Come 7:00 - 9:00 PM August 19.
GCC Family Day at Strasburg Railroad
Families with children are invited to ride the rails of the Strasburg Railroad August 22 to celebrate our Rocky Railway VBS season! Register online to take the 2:00 pm trip from Strasburg to Paradise on the Strasburg Railroad!
Children's tickets (age 2 - 11) are $5 each and adult tickets (ages 12 and up) are $10. Children under 2 are free. Sign up online on or before August 14.
Children's Ministry Drive-in Event
Families with children in Nursery through Grade 5 are invited to GCC's Sweet Treat Meet & Greet to be encouraged and meet their new Sunday school teachers. The event is scheduled for Thursday, August 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, and each child will receive a special gift from GCC. For more information, contact GCC's Children's Ministry Director, Patty Deiter.
Men's Ministry BBQ
We are going to smoke it. Then we are going to eat it. Join us Sunday, September 6 from 4:00–8:00 pm for the 2020 Men’s Ministry BBQ at the home of Rob Barley, 801 Walnut Hill Road in Millersville. Bring a lawn chair and don’t forget to register a friend. (needs registration?)
Weekly Zoom Prayer Meeting
GCC is launching a new weekly Zoom prayer meeting on Wednesdays at 7:00 beginning July 1. Meet online or call into the meeting by phone to pray for the ministry and mission of GCC. Ministry Council members and staff will also join the meeting to share their role at GCC and how to pray for them.
Prepare for the Zoom meeting by creating a free account - learn more here.
Zoom meeting link is available here.
Recharge is a weekly, Scripture-based devotional written by members of the GCC family. Subscribe to receive Recharge devotionals by email to be encouraged and uplifted in your spiritual walk.
GCC Young Adult Gatherings
GCC Young Adults is a group for single and married young adults, ages 18-35. The group strives to provide a setting of openness and acceptance and where people can develop significant relationships with God through faith in Jesus Christ as Savior.
Daily Bread Devotionals
Daily Bread devotionals have arrived at GCC. Stop by GCC to pick up your copy weekdays at the main entrance.
Vacation Bible School 2020
GCC is offering two exciting Vacation Bible School opportunities this year! Due to COVID-19, GCC will not offer an onsite Vacation Bible School. Instead, Online Vacation Bible School for families and Backyard Vacation Bible School opportunities are available. Get all of the details and register at VBS.
Summer of Small Gathering Opportunities
GCC is launching an entire summer of small group gatherings. There is a group for everyone at GCC. Checkout all of the details here.
A New Ministry for Kids
We are creating a new gathering for kids called Outpour Kids, Children's Community Worship Choir. This eight-week gathering is for children who have a passion for singing and want to learn how to use your gift to the best of their ability to glorify God. The fall session runs from October 1 through November 19. Register online on or before September 30.
If GCC is your church home, you are invited to a special meeting on September 20. Our leaders will be reviewing the current building proposal and invite congregational input on the timeline in light of the recent pandemic. More details will follow.
June Treasurer’s Report:
2020 General Fund Giving Summary:
June 2020 Need: $130,764
June 2020 Received: $173,921
June 2020 Giving Over Need: $43,157
2020 YTD Need: $849,966
2020 YTD Received: $919,610
YTD Giving Over Need: $69,644
2020 Growing With Grace Giving Summary:
June 2020 Received: $341,752
YTD Received: $542,878
GCC will hold a Diaper Drive to support the needs of Align Life Ministries from August 2 – 9. Drop off diapers size 4, 5 or 6 in bins outside the main entrance. All diapers will be delivered to Align Life Ministries to support families in need.
Tithes and Offerings
Tithes and offerings can be received in two ways during this unusual season of ministry. If you are able, consider mailing gifts to 212 Peach Bottom Road, Willow Street, PA 17584, or consider one-time or scheduled Online Giving. For more information, contact Brandi Wenger. Treasurer’s Report
Solanco Food Bank
Food list for July:
- long spaghetti/ spaghetti sauce (cans)
- pudding/applesauce/fruit cups
- pancake pouches
- individual size cereal boxes
- rice-a roni (chicken)
- pasta roni
- canned tuna/chicken
- tomato soup
- canned vegetables (all varieties)
Daily Bible Reading
Below you will find the Daily Bible Reading published in the Sermon Notes section of GCC's weekly bulletin.
- August 1 2 Kings 20-21
- August 2 2 Chronicles 32-33
- August 3 Nahum 1-3
- August 4 2 Kings 22-23, 2 Chronicles 34-35
- August 5 Zephaniah 1-3
- August 6 Jeremiah 1-3
- August 7 Jeremiah 4-6
- August 8 Jeremiah 7-9
- August 9 Jeremiah 10-13