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Outreach Mission Expo During Coffee Hour
On Sunday, April 12th, the Outreach Committee will be displaying at coffee hour all our church's many outreaches and missions.  Stop at each table and learn about what we are doing and how you can be a part of it!
Life Line Screening at Our Church
Life Line Screening will be taking place in our Fellowship Hall all day on Thursday, April 2nd.  Register to receive five (or less) painless, non-invasive and preventive health screenings, that are typically not a part of a routine physical.  There are five tests offered - to screen for artery blockage, irregular heartbeat, aneurysm screening, peripheral arterial disease, and osteoporosis risk.  All five tests for $149.00.  Call to register and make an appointment (1-888-653-6450.  Church people will receive a 10% discount.
MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE AT OUR CHURCH
On Thursday, April 2, Maundy Thursday, there will be a 7:00 p.m. service at our church, facilitated by Pastor Michael and Rev. Tom Getchell-Lacey from the First United Methodist Church in Gilford.  The choirs from both churches will sing, and a woodwind quartet will perform.
2014 Mission Trip: Detroit, MI

Meet and Greet April 19th
If you are interested in hearing more about the church, or in possibly joining the church, come to this brief meeting at 11:15, after worship, in Conference Room A off of Fellowship Hall, where the coffee hour is held.
GCC Youth Group Music Video


 
 
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Perhaps You Have Been Seeking a Place Where...............
Your desire to serve others will be stimulated....
Your need to laugh will be well-received and shared...
Your grieving is comforted...
Your sorrows are lightened...
Your doubts are respected...
Your children are received and welcomed...
Your talents are nourished...
Your love or art and music is expanded...
Your reasoning is appreciated...
Your friendships are strengthened...
Your personal conscience is treasured...
and you receive respect just for being who you are.


Message from Pastor Michael Graham...
Churches come in a variety of shapes and sizes; what makes each place unique is the people gathered.

Churches are one of the few institutions where people of all ages play an important role. We share life toge Pastor Michael Grahamther and make the passage from childhood to adulthood in the presence of others. How wonderful it is to make the passage through life with people who care for you.

I love the intergenerational flavor of the Gilford Community Church; where young and old regularly come together, where children arenít spoken "to" but are invited to join in the wonderful conversation of faith. The enthusiasm of our children, the idealism of our youth and young adults, and the wisdom of our elders, all blend together to make this a vibrant, hope-filled community.
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SUNDAY WORSHIP IS AT 10 AM
The first Sunday of every month Communion is celebrated during worship.  The first Sunday is also Food Collection Sunday.  Worship attenders are invited to bring non-perishable food with them to worship to donate to the Food Pantry in the foyer in front of the sanctuary.  Also, donations are taken to give to New Beginnings (needs for New Beginnings are listed monthly in the Sunday bulletin and the monthly newsletter).
 
The second Sunday of every month there is a Hymn Sing held in the sanctuary, before worship, at 9:40 a.m. (except the summer months).
 
Go to gccsundayschool.weebly.com to access a Sunday School registration form and to read about upcoming youth group activities.
 
 


Telecoil Device in Our Sanctuary for the Hearing Impaired
This Device is On Your Own Hearing Aid!

Please note that the "telecoil" device noted on every Sunday bulletin as an aid to help the hearing impaired to hear the service more clearly, is a device available on your own hearing aid for you to activate yourself.  It is not a device that is available to be given to you in the pew. 

If your hearing aid does not have a "telephone mode" or "assistive hearing mode" for you to activate, consult your audiologist about acquiring such an accessory.



CHURCH OFFICE HOURS
The church office is open from Monday-Thursday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.
THE CHURCH OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON FRIDAYS.


CHURCH CLOSING
In the event of inclimate weather, the church will close and the announcement will be on Channel 9 (WMUR).
Since there are no evening custodial services at the church, evening meetings and events scheduled at the church will also be cancelled at our discretion if the weather is questionable.
If the schools call a snowday, then it should be understood that all events held at the church involving students (scout meetings), will also be cancelled.


EASTER LILIES
Order an Easter lily IN HONOR OF or IN MEMORY OF a loved one

Each year, the Flower Committee decorates  the sanctuary with Easter lilies and spring flowers.  Members and friends are invited to donate plants to decorate our sanctuary for Easter Sunday.  These plants are given in memory of or in honor of a loved one.  The list of donors will be included in the Easter Sunday bulletin.

The cost of each Easter lily is $10.00.  You may take your lily home after the Easter service or have it donated to a shut-in.

Forms are in the newsletter, the Sunday bulletin and available in the church office.  Orders must be in by March 30th. 



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