Grahamsville & Sundown

United Methodist Church

Announcements (Updated 07-03-2022)

1. Congratulations to all the students graduating class of 2022, and special thanks to all the parents, friends, ministers, and faith community. May God's blessings and peace be with all the students and families moving on the next journey.

2. Prayer Night (The House of Prayer) at Grahamsville UMC Sanctuary will be open to the local community every Friday from 6:30 to 7:00 pm to offer a quiet place for personal meditation and prayer. No expectations. Just relaxation.

3. Holy Communion & Family Sunday is on July 3rd. (Next week, Sunday)

- "Holy Communion is a sacred and holy way to commune with God and one another. Please take the time to create your personal worship space – a cup of juice and bread, symbolizing Jesus' body broken for us and the cup of salvation. When we share in the sacrament, we believe God's grace is at work in us, to restore and reset us for the journey." – NYAC

4. 2022 Vacation Bible School is on July 18-20th from 6:15 to 8:00 pm.

- Please contact Pastor Seung Jin Hong (845-985-2283 or for more information.

- Online Registration Form is ready. Please check the link or attached registration form.

- We are also looking for more teachers, assistants, and volunteers.

5. The next Grahamsville UMC Thrift Sale is on Saturday, July 9th from 9 am to 12 pm.

- Donations are accepted in the thrift building on Tuesdays from 9:30 am to 11:30 am or by appointment.

- Please call Lee (985-3128) or Ruth (985-7222) for more information.

6. Sundown UMC Yard Sale is every Friday and Saturday from 9 am to 12 pm.

7. Grahamsville & Sundown UMC Outdoor Sunday Worship Service is July 17th at 10:30 pm at the Fairground.

- Please bring a dish to share with your Bible, and let us have a "pot luck" fellowship on Sunday. Ice cream sundaes will be furnished and the fairground kitchen will be available

8. The Grahamsville & Sundown United Methodist Churches' third charge church will be Mongaup Valley United Methodist Church.

- Please continue your prayer for the unity in God's ministry and mission in our local community.

- The Mongaup Valley United Methodist Church Sunday Worship Service will be at 1 pm.

9. Free-range, organic, non-antibiotic eggs are available in the food pantry refrigerator. The eggs are $3 a dozen, and the proceeds support Louise Dayton's chicken farm, which supplies the eggs for the food pantry. Eggs can be picked up anytime in the food pantry refrigerator, and the money can be placed inside the plastic container.

10. Pastoral counseling, spiritual & life consulting, Bible study & discussion, and faith mentoring are available without any charge! Anytime by appointment (via In-person, Zoom, and Phone call). Contact at 845-985-2283 or email

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Special Prayers:

Ann B. - Praise for Brianna who graduated from Tri-Valley! We can't wait to see what the future holds for her.

Matt F. - Prayers for a friend's mom who is traveling to see her son. Praise that coming to this church has given him a new vision and he is so grateful for Pastor Seung Jin, his mother-in-law, Shirley, and his wife, Julia.

Jona H. - Traveling mercies for Doug and Jona as they travel to be with family in Minnesota.

Julia F. - Prayers for friends who are celebrating their engagement.

Wanda T. - Prayers for Rubin Ackerley's family as they mourn the passing of Rueben.

Shirley D. - Prayers for the safety of our Supreme Court justices, our police, and all law enforcement.

Pastor - Prayers that women never get to the point where they have to make abortion a choice.

Cherisse T. - Joy that their granddaughter is with them and who loves hearing Pastor Seung Jin sing on Zoom. Prayers for her neck pain and her son's health.

Audrey S. - Thanks to the Mission Team for the beautiful shawl they sent. It'll be great for keeping her shoulders warm.

Cathy M. - Prayers for peace in the world that is in so much turmoil right now.

Deborah E. - Praise that she is in this space and for the powerful, inspiring message from Pastor Seung Jin today.

Pastor - Traveling mercies for all those who will be going on vacation.

Jean K. - Prayers for all the graduates and they may make good choices as they celebrate.

Josh R. - Special thanksgiving for his birthday.

Carol N. - Praise and thanks for 55 years anniversary of John & Maureen H.

Debby V. - Healing prayer for her niece, Lynn, illness.

We appreciate your genuine consideration, dedication, and support, which empowers the community of faith in Grahamsville & Sundown to operate the goodness and beauty of God to the world and the loving ministry to the local mission field.

"We, the church, will be there for you."

Our Mission

To become one with God as we grow in our relationship with Jesus Christ, share our faith with others, and serve God's church, community and world.

Sundown Church Worship : Sun. 8:30 AMGrahamsville Church Worship : Sun. 10:30 AM
350 Main St. (Po Box 86), Grahamsville, NY, 12740

- Contact -Pastor : Seung Jin Hong Phone : 845-985-2283 e-mail :

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