What's new at The Grove

Time Change                                                                                                                                        Don’t forget the upcoming summer TIME CHANGE, beginning next weekend, June 2-3.  As a way to lean in to our unity as one church in two places, here is the summer schedule:

●    Saturday evening services at East Hills will remain the same, 6:30.
●    Sunday morning worship at  East Hills: 9:00. If this time doesn’t work well for you, try:  
●    11:00 at The Grove on Sunday morning.  

All three worship services will have the same message and basically the same worship, just a different location. Thank you for being flexible as we seek to stay on mission together as one church in two places!

Vacation Bible School   
We will have our first VBS planning meeting in the Community Room at East Hills on June 5 at 6p. We will look over the theme, select teachers and make plans. VBS was the highlight of the summer for many of us last year, you don’t want to miss this! 

Caring Pregnancy Center
The Baby Bottle Campaign is the one major fundraising effort by the Longview Caring Pregnancy Center. The monies raised help provide for the needs of women facing an unplanned pregnancy, raising of children and marriage/relationships. They are not supported by any government funds. The fundraiser ends on June 17 (Father’s Day).  Be encouraged to take an empty baby bottle and return it in June filled with loose change and/or paper money. For information, contact Linda Pharr or Cheryl Wilson, CPC director.

Transition Update
We invite your prayers and participation as we continue to clarify the vision of “one church in two campuses.”  We are currently updating the “ministry manual,” which will help us with this and serve as the foundation for possible job descriptions for the role of campus pastor at The Grove. Thanks for your prayers and we invite your input as we seek to identify specific campus distinctives and cultural nuances that are helpful for missional purposes and the core elements of our unity as one church in two  locations.