Fall Festival/Car Show – Our community outreach fun day is Saturday, October 7. The festival will be from 10AM-2PM. Bring your family, friends, and neighbors and enjoy free food and drinks, fun events for the kids, craft/yard sale, and more.
- We will have a chili cook-off this year.
- Our annual car show will begin at 10AM. Pre-registration is preferred – please call the church and leave your name, phone #, and type of vehicle you are entering. We ask that all cars be here around 9:00AM.
- We will need donations of cakes for a cake walk.
- We would also like donations of wrapped candy (no hard candy) for a candy scramble for the children.
- If anybody wants to reserve a table to sell crafts or yard sale items, please let Shawna Crone know asap. The craft/yard sale tables will be set up in the Fellowship Hall.
- Bring a few canned goods to the Fall Festival as we will be collecting items for New Hope Ministries.
VBS – Stellar: Shine Jesus’ Light! This adventure includes exciting music, creative crafts, tasty snacks, and each day kids launch into field-tested rotations that reinforce relevant Bible points and immerse kids in new adventures. Our Stellar adventure will take place from 6:30 to 8:30PM on July 16-20 (Sunday-Thursday). VBS is open to children from age 4 through 5th grade. Sign up online at https://www.myvbs.org/cgcdillsburg or pick up a registration form at the church.
Bus Trip to Bible Museum
TOUR THE BIBLE MUSEUM, WASHINGTON, DC with Chestnut Grove Church Tuesday, August 8, 2023 – leave church at 7:30 am and arrive back at church at 8:00pm. Plan a day of fun day learning A LOT about the bible and different artifacts. Enjoy an hour with our private tour guide, Jay Smith. Cost: $80.00 adults to 13 years old; ages 5-12 $72.00, which includes Wolfs bus line, museum fee and dinner at Mountain Gate. Snacks, drinks and fun trivia with prizes will make our 2 hour trip go fast. Please sign up ASAP. We need to have a count of those interested by Monday, May 15. There is a sign-up sheet in the lobby at Chestnut Grove or you can contact Tammy Strayer. Money will not be due till July 1 and we will provide financial assistance where need. COME AND ENJOY AND SEE ALL THE BIBLE HAS TO OFFER.
Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, April 8, 2023
Beginning at 10:00AM we are having a community egg hunt for children in 5th grade and under. Easter is a great time of the year to reach out to our community in sharing the good news that we have a risen savior! Invite your family, friends, and neighbors to our fun and impactful Easter Egg Hunt!
Join us for an afternoon of fun after worship Sunday, March 12, 2023. Bring your favorite board game; there will be hobbies/crafts shared for all to learn about; and the Outreach Team will provide a light lunch of pizza pretzels, fruit cups, chips, cookies, and drink. Invite your friends, families, neighbors, and co-workers as all are invited (youth and adults).
Fall Festival/Car Show for 2023 will be Saturday, September 23, 2023. More information to come!
Fall Festival/Car Show – September 24, 2022
Thanks to everyone who donated food and helped make our Fall Festival/Car Show a great success! We had 10 vendors of crafts and yard sale tables set up in the fellowship hall, plus Members 1st, New Hope Ministries, and Wigs & Wishes. Our car winners were 1st place – Blain Bargo (’54 Chevy Pickup); 2nd place – Tom Firestone (’50 Willey’s Jeep Pickup); and 3rd place – Tom Chiricos (’55 Pontiac).
VBS – (Sunday-Thursday) July 17-21, 2022
Registration is now open for Vacation Bible School 2022 Discovery on Adventure Island: Quest for God’s Great Light! This adventure includes exciting music, creative crafts, tasty snacks, fun recreation, and memorable Bible stories that will help children know and share the light God shines in the world. Our island adventure will take place from 6:30 to 8:30PM on July 17-21. VBS is open to children from age 4 through 5th grade. Pick up a registration form at the church or sign up online at https://www.myvbs.org/cgumcdillsburg. Hope to see you there!
Bonfire in The Grove – May 20
The Outreach committee is planning a bonfire fun event for the community here at the church Friday, May 20. Come join us for a campfire, singing, s’mores, hotdogs and fellowship. Chestnut Grove IS the light on the hill, sharing the love of Jesus Christ! Join us together to make this light burn brighter for all to see!
Westward Road Band Concert – Saturday, April 30 at 6:00PM
Providing a unique blend of gospel and modern worship music is where Westward Road excels. Westward Road is an exciting and dynamic family trio, led by Scott Roberts, a 20 year veteran worship leader and nation charting songwriter, and his wife, the talented and award winning vocalist, Kelli Roberts. Their son, Garrett Roberts completes the superbly gifted musical family with his smooth vocal tones.
Their “out of the box” take on worship and gospel music paired with their God given ability to communicate the Good News takes audiences into the presence of God in a very powerful way. They have performed for audiences in large theaters and for intimate settings in rural churches, festivals and fairs.
A Westward Road concert leaves you uplifted by their message of hope and encouraged to live a life of trust in God. Their new take on gospel music along with their smooth family harmonies and ability to lead God’s people into His presence through worship will have audiences of all ages falling in love with this fun and energetic trio.
Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, April 16
Beginning at 9:30AM we are having a community egg hunt for children in 5th grade and under. Easter is a great time of the year to reach out to our community in sharing the good news that we have a risen savior! Invite your family, friends, and neighbors to our fun and impactful Easter Egg Hunt!
Fall Festival & 2nd Annual Car Show
October 9, 2021
10AM – 2PM
Pre-registration preferred – Please call the church (717) 432-8243
and leave your name, phone #, and type of vehicle you are entering. Trophies will be given.
Don’t forget to bring your favorite prepared chili to be judged by our guests!
Free Outdoor Movie Night
Our next Outdoor movie night is Friday, August 27. Games are scheduled for 7:00PM and the movie will begin at 8:30PM. Snacks and drinks will be provided. All are welcome to attend.
“Roar” VBS July 19-July 22, 2021 from 6:30-8:30PM.
See registration form and flyer below:
Print and Complete registration form and return the CGUM Church asap! Get ready for the best week of the summer! Bring you friends and neighbors!!
We are having our 1st free outdoor community movie night, Saturday, May 22 beginning at 8:30PM. Snacks and drinks will be provided. All are welcome to attend. The movie will be Toy Story. The event is rain or shine; however, if there is severe weather, the event will be inside in the sanctuary.
Indoor Movie Night – We are having a community indoor movie night, Saturday, April 24 from 6-8:00PM. Snacks and drinks will be provided and the movie is Beauty and The Beast. All are welcome to attend.
Easter Egg Hunt – April 3, 2021 at 10:00AM
The Outreach team is having a Community Egg Hunt Saturday, April 3 at 10:00AM for children in 5th grade and under. We are looking for the following help: Wrapped candy (no hard candy), monetary donations to purchase candy, help filling eggs after worship March 21 and March 28 (no eggs are needed; we have plenty from past years), and helpers/greeters/guides/egg hiders the day of the event (please contact Dee Gerber). Invite your family, co-workers, friends, and neighbors to our Easter Egg Hunt event! We do request that CDC guidelines be followed with mask wearing for the safety of others.
Fall Festival & 1st Annual Car Show
October 17, 2020
Car show: 9AM – 1PM
Pre-registration preferred – Please call the church
and leave your name, phone #, and type of vehicle
you are entering.
Festival: 10AM – 1PM
* Games, Crafts
* Hot dogs, Apple Cider, Desserts
* Chili Cook-off: Bring your favorite prepared chili
to be judged by our guests.
BY ALL ACCOUNTS,
Community Fun Day on Saturday, September 10, 2017 was a wonderful success!
Be sure to stop back again soon for a complete recap.
View photos of the event here
- Kids’ carnival games and prizes,
- face painting,
- balloon animals,
- free food (hot dogs, snow cones, popcorn),
- giant bubbles,
- musical entertainment,
- book table,
- baked goods,
- prayer beads
- Fire truck and visit from fire fighters of Monaghan Township Fire Department
- Carroll Township police department, with a squad car and handouts for the kids
- Dunk tank
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10,
11 AM-3 PM.
Outdoors at the church,
450 Chestnut Grove Road, Dillsburg