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Grace UMC, PO Box 156, 18484 Wilson Avenue, Parksley, VA 23421     (757) 665-4783

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Activities
     The congregation of Grace is active in the community and encourages participation in many organizations and projects.  Fund raising activities are mostly done to support our mission projects.   The following organizations are included in Grace’s outreach in the community with various levels of support through gifts, hand-on work, fund raisers and interaction: 
Vacation Bible School
Alcoholics Anonymous 
Bake Sales in the community, a fund raising project for mission
Grace UMC Fall Bazaar
Parksley Fire Volunteer Fire Company
Financial support for Adams UMC (suffered loss of Sanctuary in a catastrophic fire)
Cub Scout Pack 300, Boy Scout Troop 303, Girl Scout Troop 126
Blanket and Bear Ministry
Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt
Food giveaway Concession at Parksley’s Trunk or Treat
Parksley Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Riverside Shore Rehab Residents - Christmas Ministry
Metompkin Elementary -  provide school supplies
Occohannock on the Bay
Valentine’s Day Dinner  -  Fund Raiser for Mission/Community is invited
United Methodist Women Turkey Dinner - Fund Raiser for United Methodist Women mission projects.  The community is invited.
Grace Yard Sale and Parksley Community Yard Sale Sponsored by Grace UMC
Annual Christmas Party with congregations of Grace UMC and Hispanic Seventh Day Adventists
Graceful Ringers perform for the Salvation Army at Christmas
Graceful Ringers perform for Parksley Old Fashioned Christmas
Annual “Christmas at Grace”, an afternoon of various musicians performing Christmas music in the Sanctuary.  The community is invited.
Projects
Eastern Shore Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Lighthouse Ministries
Agape Center
Accomack-Northampton Pregnancy Center
Hunters for the Hungry
Habitat for Humanity on the Eastern Shore
Angel Tree (Christmas Ministry)
Salvation Army
American Cancer Society - Relay for Life
Eastern Shore Food Bank
Society of St. Andrew including a hot meal for the 60-80 college age “Gleaners”
Financial support for several missionaries across the world 
Alzheimer's of the Eastern Shore Support Group
Uganda Mission Project - Blaire Bloxom
Virginia Annual Conference - Mozambique
Virginia Annual Conference - Agape Christian Children’s Home in Horntown
Youth Works
Sharing our Space
Alcoholics Anonymous - Meets at 7 PM on Sundays in the fellowship hall of the church and is open to all.
Alzheimer’s Support Group - A new group to the church, this group meets in the first Wednesday of every month in the Educational Wing of the church led by John Harris Kellam and Don Foster to support those who are struggling with Alzheimer’s related illness.
Boy Scouts of America - National organization to prepare 6th-12th grade boys for making ethical choices over their lifetimes by instilling the values of the scouting oath and law.  Meetings are on 6:30 PM on Mondays in the Educational Wing.
Cub Scouts of America - National organization to prepare 1st – 5th grade boys for making ethical choices over their lifetimes by instilling the values of the scouting oath and law. Meetings are on Mondays during the school year at 7 PM in the Fellowship Hall of the church. 
Girl Scouts of America - meets first and third Sundays in LeeMont Hall. Contact church office for more information or contact information of the Scout leader.
Hispanic Seventh Day Adventist - A group that meets for worship on Friday nights at 7 PM and Saturday at 9 AM.

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