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    Kids Ministry

    Nursery (Infant - Age 3)

    Sunday mornings from 8:45 am - 12:30 pm

    Preschool (Ages 3, 4 & 5 by Sept. 1)

    Sunday mornings from 8:45 am - 12:30 pm

    Kindergarten - 5th Grade*

    Kids Church, 9:00 & 11:15 am Sunday School at 10:15 am

    *except first Sunday of the month

    There will be no Christian Education for adults, students and kids on Sunday, July 6 or Sunday, July 13. Classes will resume July 20 & 27 with a break during the month of August. Class schedules are available at

    Christian Education

    Student Ministry (Grades 6-12)


    Sunday Morning Breakfast Club Sundays at 10:00 am in the Barn (Except first Sunday)

    Summer Youth Group Wednesdays, 6:00 - 8:30 pm. Student Center On break July 9. Resumes July 16.

    For more information: HS Contact: Pastor Doug, 412-741-4900, ext. 159.


    Amped (Except first Sunday) Sundays at 10:15 am, Student Center

    Airsoft Wars (MS Guys) Friday, July 11, 6:00 - 10:00 pm, Barn. Cost $5 for food and ammo.

    Middle School Summer Nights POOL PARTY - AUGUST 1 FESTIVAL OF HOPE - AUGUST 16 Pool party is free if you bring a friend who doesn't go to CCGF! For more info, call Pastor Robby at 412-741-4900, ext. 146 or

    For more information: MS Contact: Pastor Robby, 412-741-4900, ext. 146 or Tracey, 412-741-4900, ext. 155.

    Primetimers (Ages 55+)

    July Luncheon: Thursday, July 10, Noon in Fellowship Hall, Dan Schall Ministries. Back by popular demand! On the menu: Hamburgers & hotdogs. Contact: Joanne Vannosdel, 412-837-2801.

    18//22 College-Age Ministry

    Thirsty Thursdays For ages 18 - 22. Whats going on with your age group? What issues are you

    dealing with? Come meet other Christians your age! Thursdays, 7:00 pm at Christ Church.

    Sunday Morning Small Group The Book of Books Whats so great about the Bible? Bring your favorite Bible! College Age class. Sundays at 10:15 am, in the Farmhouse. Contact: Brenda, 412-741-4900, ext. 111.

    Only a few spots left! Register today! Women of the Christ Church Family are invited to attend "An Elegant Evening in Eden" on Thursday, July 24 at 6:30 pm at Christ Church.

    Seating is limited. Free valet parking, catered dinner, Bartram House cakes, gentleman servers, background music and Christian speaker, Nan Keenan. Non-refundable tickets are $27. Childcare is available by advance request, by July 15. For more information, or to register online, visit

    Hydrangeas Needed Womens Ministry is looking for hydrangeas for the July event! If you have any pastel or white ones growing in your yard, and you would like to donate some, please call Barb Myler at 724-625-4685.

    Womens Ministry

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    Mens Ministry

    Walleye Fishing Trip Friday, July 18, 6:00 am - 2:00 pm at Lake Erie Only a few spots left! To sign up, call Rob Knittel at 412-996-6791. Monthly Mens Breakfast Saturday, July 12 at 8:00 AM in Fellowship Hall. Two of our World War II veterans, Warren Goss and Walt Reddy, will share their wartime experiences and their faith with you, so youll want to be here for this very special time with them. No reservations needed. Invite a friend!

    August 15 - 17, 2014 at the Consol Energy Center. Invite a friend or family member to join you! For more information, visit

    Festival of Hope - Franklin Graham

    DivorceCare & Griefshare

    DivorceCare: Monday evenings at 7:00 pm in the Farmhouse for those going through a separation or divorce. Contact: Don Tice, 724-884-3436.

    Griefshare: Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm in Room 101 for those grieving a loss in their life. Contact: Valerie Billisits, 412-478-9671.

    Summer Dinner Party, Thursday, July 17 at 5:00 pm at the home of Carla Batch (209 East Calvin Drive, McKees Rocks, PA 15136. Robinson Township). Please RSVP to Carla at 412-474-3557 or by Sunday, July 13, 2014.

    WINN Ministry Widows Identifying a New Normal

    Does the Bible sometimes seem like Greek to you? Do you want to know how to deal with difficult passages of scripture? Or even the familiar ones? In just 28 days you can develop effective tools for Bible study to understand the Word for yourself. Regardless of where you are in your Christian walk, this practical method will enhance your study of any book in the Bible. Bring your colored pencils! Wednesdays, July 16 - August 6, 6:30-8:00 in Fellowship Hall. Books available at the CCGF bookstore.

    More info? Contact Laura Doty, 412-913-0774 or, or Pat Cady, 412-417-1620.

    New Bible Study

    IT'S BACK! Christian Life & Witness Course (CLWC)

    We've had such a great response, we're providing ONE more opportunity for you to take Classes 1, 2 & 3 of the Christian Life and Witness Course!

    Tuesday, July 15 & Thursday, July 17 7:00 - 9:00 pm

    Three Rivers Festival Office 206 Mary Street, Carnegie, PA 15106

    Note: In order to qualify to be a counselor at the Festival, August 15 -17, you will need to attend both nights.

    Classes are Free, No Registration Necessary For more information contact:

    Three Rivers Festival of Hope Office at 412-249-8091

    Email: Web:

    Immersion Baptism

    Our annual Immersion Baptism will be Sunday, July 27, at 1:00 pm at the Clarks. To sign up, call Liz Rankin at 412-741-4900, ext. 120.

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    A monthly publication of Christ Church at Grove Farm

    Ministry Opportunities at Christ Church

    Musicians Musicians needed for Sanctuary Praise Band. Rehearsals are Thursday evenings from 6:00 - 7:00 pm. If interested, call Keith Currie at 412-337-6925.

    The Rack Pack The Rack Pack replenishes the pew racks in the Sanctuary each week and we are really in need of new volunteers! Time commitment is once a month for a few hours and you can choose your day (Monday - Friday). Contact: Thelma, 724-935-3146 or

    World Vision in Sewickley Helping the poor and sick around the world. Volunteers needed on Friday, July 18, 1:00 - 3:00 pm to pack, fold and sort donations. Volunteers also needed once a month for a medical sort team. Contact: Elizabeth,

    Christ Church at Grove Farm 249 Duff Road Sewickley PA 15143


    Christ Church at Grove Farm - CCGF

    Are you a first time visitor to Christ Church? If you would like to find out more about who we are, what we believe, and what programs are available, visit the Welcome Center and pick up a Visitor Bag!

    First Time Visitors

    Ministry Moments Summer Day Camp

    - CHANGE FROM - ACTUAL BUDGET LAST YEAR REVENUE $2,221 $125 ($84) OPERATING EXPENSES $2,066 ($17) ($3) CAPITAL EXPENSES $30 ($20) ($42) NET SURPLUS/(DEFICIT) $125 $162 ($39)


    Statement of Operations ($000) Fiscal Year to Date thru May 31, 2014

    Partner Ministries News

    Sentinels of Freedom Sentinels of Freedom would like to send small "Christmas In July" packages to CCGF's family members serving in the military. If you have family you would like included, please email their name and military address to Our regular monthly meeting is Monday, July 14 at 7:00 PM in the Cry Room. All are welcome! Contact: Doug & Bea Miller,724-586-5156.

    Urban Impact Foundation Community Action Project (CAP) partnering with the Franklin Graham Festival of Hope. July 24, from 1:00 - 7:00 pm, West Park. Join others in the Pittsburgh area for several community service opportunities. The event will close with a program at 6:00 pm.

    Charity Golf Outing Monday, August 11, at Diamond Run Golf Course. Enjoy a great day of golf and support Urban Impact! To participate, email

    Moses Trip

    Only a few spots left to see Moses with us September 26 & 27 at the Sight & Sound Theater in Lancaster.

    Call Shirley Freisleben at 412-749-6082.

    Job Opportunities at Christ Church

    Christ Church has the following job opportunities available:

    Director of Kids Ministry

    High School Assistant For more information, or how to apply, visit

    Car Cruise

    Chelseas Car Cruise, Saturday, August 16, 1:00 - 5:00 pm at Christ Church. Cool cars, food, music and raffles. First 100 cars get a dash plaque! Rain or Shine. Contact: 724-584-6126

    or All proceeds benefit the Sentinels of Freedom.