Outreach

Hebrews 13:16 – “Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.”

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The Grace United Church of Christ is actively involved in providing opportunities of service within the community and support for service ministry. Some of our outreach endeavors include:

Carpenters Table – A free weekly community hot meal is served to men, women and children at 11:30 a.m. each Thursday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Grace Church along with the other area churches alternate turns to host the weekly meal.

Hoffman Homes for Youth – For information about Hoffman Homes for Youth please visit www.hoffmanhomes.com

Homewood at Plum Creek – For information about Homewood at Plum Creek please visit www.homewood.com

Caring and Sharing Ministries – Grace Church is part of the group of ten congregations in the Taneytown/Northwest Carroll area providing ecumenical fellowship and shared community ministries, religious education and community service.

grace-united-church-christ-taneytown-food-bankLocal Food Bank – Grace Church supports the local Taneytown food bank and members donate weekly.

Haiti Hygiene Packets – Church members responded overwhelmingly with donations for hygiene packets and assembled packets to be sent to Haiti.

Clothing Drive – Grace Church supports the clothing ministry located at St. Joseph’s Catholc Church and has an annual clothing drive. Donations can also be made throughout the year.

Military Care Packages – Donations from church members have been collected and packaged and sent to Grace Church members serving in the military.

Girl Scouts – Troop meetings are held bi-weekly at Grace Church. For more information about the Girl Scouts please visit www.girlscouts.org

Alcoholics Anonymous – Meetings are held weekly at Grace Church. For more information about Alcoholics Anonymous please visit www.aa.org

Red Cross Blood Drive РGrace Church assists with and takes turn hosting community blood drives during the year at the Taneytown Activities Bldg.  For more information please visit www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood

Vacation Bible School – Grace Church participates with the other area community churches in providing and assisting with VBS each summer.

Neighbors in Need – Neighbors in Need (NIN) is a special mission offering of the UCC that supports ministries of justice and compassion throughout the United States. For more information please visit www.ucc.org/nin/

Disaster Relief through Church World Service – For more information please visit www.churchworldservice.org

Katrina Relief Work