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Grace UMC + Camp Hill UMC

A ministry partnership serving the West Shore community.

 

 

Why we think we should be partnering in ministry:

We exist to love God and are empowered by Jesus’ love and authority, as we are drawing near to others in meaningful relationships, embracing tangible opportunities to serve, and sharing God’s great news with the world so that strangers become family.

Did you miss our Town Hall on May 23rd? No problem! You can watch it online at your convenience. 

Guiding Scriptures

Thus says the Lord, who makes a way in the sea, a path in the mighty waters, who brings out chariot and horse, army and warrior; they lie down, they cannot rise, they are extinguished, quenched like a wick: Do not remember the former things, or consider the things of old. I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. The wild animals will honor me, the jackals and the ostriches; for I give water in the wilderness, rivers in the desert, to give drink to my chosen people, the people whom I formed for myself so that they might declare my praise.

When the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, and one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” He said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the greatest and first commandment.  And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’  On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.”

“When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory.  All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats,  and he will put the sheep at his right hand and the goats at the left.  Then the king will say to those at his right hand, ‘Come, you that are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world;  for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me,  I was naked and you gave me clothing, I was sick and you took care of me, I was in prison and you visited me.’  Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when was it that we saw you hungry and gave you food, or thirsty and gave you something to drink?  And when was it that we saw you a stranger and welcomed you, or naked and gave you clothing?  And when was it that we saw you sick or in prison and visited you?’  And the king will answer them, ‘Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.’  Then he will say to those at his left hand, ‘You that are accursed, depart from me into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels;  for I was hungry and you gave me no food, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink,  I was a stranger and you did not welcome me, naked and you did not give me clothing, sick and in prison and you did not visit me.’  Then they also will answer, ‘Lord, when was it that we saw you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and did not take care of you?’  Then he will answer them, ‘Truly I tell you, just as you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to me.’  And these will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.”

Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them.  When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.  And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.  Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,  and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice.  Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near.  Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.  And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

 Finally, beloved, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.  Keep on doing the things that you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, and the God of peace will be with you.

Turning Strangers Into Family

We can share God’s Amazing Grace with those around us. We believe that together, Grace UMC and Camp Hill UMC can expand our reach to our surrounding communities that have over 12,000 people!

Grace UMC Members

Lemoyne Population (2019)

Camp Hill UMC Members

Camp Hill Population (2019)

How Can I Get Involved?

Community Impact Summer Logo

Camp Hill UMC and Grace UMC are partnering together to worship God in a very different way this summer. The church has always been much more than a building. It is a group of people following God together. With that in mind, our two churches are leaving the building to impact and serve the community around us in the name of Jesus! Throughout June, July & August, our two churches will have the opportunity to share in 40 service projects to bless the wider community!  If you would like to consider becoming a team leader for one of these service opportunities, please email communityimpact@ministrypartnership.org!

Pastoral Team

Rev. Dr. Kathleen Kind

Rev. Dr. Kathleen Kind

Camp Hill UMC Lead Pastor
717-737-5631 x 223
kkind@camphillumc.org

Rev. Anna Layman Knox

Rev. Anna Layman Knox

Camp Hill UMC Community Pastor
717-737-5631 x 224
aknox@camphillumc.org

Rev. Jason Schwartzman

Rev. Jason Schwartzman

Grace UMC Pastor
717-763-7632
jschwartzman@susumc.org