July 2024

Thank you for joining us today!  We are so glad to be worshipping together today! We hope this digital bulletin will help to keep you up to date on what’s happening in our little part of the Kingdom.

Listen to our Services

Check out this new way to enjoy our services! You can now listen to the audio on the go! Click the button below to listen! Now available on iTunes and Spotify!

Click which service you like, and then click on “Listen”.

Find our Church on the Bible App

  1. Bottom right of the app: Select the Discover tab, if it isn’t already.
  2. Top: Select the Search box.
  3. Begin typing the name of your church.
  4. Finish typing your church name, and then select…
    1. Android:
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    2. iOS:
      [Search] or [Go]
  5. Select your church from the resulting content. You may have to tap ‘See All‘ if we have more than one church with the same name.

Great News!

We have expanded our Kid’s Check-in system! We know check in can be crazy, but now you can check-in your kids on the way to church, and scan your QR code once you arrive!

Want to know how it works? Click on the picture to watch a short video!

Prayer Room

On Tuesday Mornings from 7-7:45am join us for the prayer room. Come enjoy a sweet time with the Lord to begin your day. The Prayer Room is available in-person.

Upcoming Events

Summer Groups

Summer Groups are in full swing and it’s not too late to join! Sign up for a Group today!

Scotland Fundraiser- Bag Lunch

Order a delicious bag lunch today and pick up on Sunday July 21st!

All profits from this fundraiser will go towards the upcoming Scotland Mission Trip.  Lunch bags are $10 each.

Each lunch bag includes:

  • One Sandwich (lettuce & tomato included in a separate wrapper)
    • Ham & Cheese 
    • Turkey & Cheese
    • Roast Beef & Cheese
    • Veggie Wrap
  • One Side
    • Applesauce
    • Cole Slaw
    • Macaroni Salad
    • Potato Salad
  • One Bag of Chips
  • One Pastry Dessert

From the entire Scotland Mission Team – THANK YOU for your support!

Join us for a Foursquare Young Adults Summer hang out! This month’s hang out will be at Codorus State Park on July 19th from 5-7pm! We hope that you will join us!

Joni & Friends


If you are a family affected by disability and would like to find out more, there still are openings for Family Retreat in the Poconos. If your heart has been stirred to volunteer, join others from Gettysburg Foursquare as a Short-Term Missionary from July 29, 2024 – August 2, 2024!

Register to find out more!

Kid’s Events

PennDel Kid’s Camp

We hope you will join us for the most exciting WEEKEND of the year! Kid’s Camp is 4 fun-filled days of community, worshipping Jesus, activities, swimming, and building life-long friendships!

This year, we will be attending PennDel Kid’s Camp at Bongiorno Conference Center in Carlisle, PA from July 18th-21st! Camp is open to those who have completed 2nd grade-completed 5th grade.

On Penndel’s Website, camp cost is listed as $225. For us, the FINAL cost of camp is still to be determined, but a deposit of $50 is required at the time of registration. Final Deposit will be communicated at a later date and will be required by June 24th! Spots for camp are limited, so sign up today! We cannot wait to spend this week with your children! When you register, look out for your confirmation email! There are steps to complete there as well!

K-3rd Pool Party

Grab your swimsuit! On July 28th from 2-5pm our K-3rd graders will be having a pool party at Miss Tasha’s! This will be a party for families as well as children! There will be food, yard games and community! Towels will not be provided!

Go Be Kind (Child Attendees)

Join us as kid’s discover more about how God created them YOUniquely them! Through the truth of God’s word and creativity, we will learn about livingSET APART for Christ! They will hear about how they can practically live set apart lives in their MIND, RELATIONSHIPS, HOME, & EVERYDAY LIVES.

If you are interested in joining us during this creative, worship-filled, colorful, week-of-fun on August 5th-8th from 6:00pm-9:00pm, we would love to have you! Go Be kind is open to those in Preschool (3 & up)- 5th grade! Each night will include, crafts, games, worship, stories, and community outreach! The whole mission of Go Be Kind is to help children to practice practical ways of serving their community and be the hands and feet of Jesus.

Child Registration
The kids will be learning how to live lives that are consecrated for Jesus, through active Bible lessons, engaging worship & creative projects and activities, while acknowledging the value of others around them as they participate in a GO.BE.KIND activity each night. 

Go Be Kind (Volunteer Registration)

Join us as kid’s discover more about how God created them YOUniquely them! Through the truth of God’s word and creativity, we will learn about living SET APART for Christ! They will hear about how they can practically live set apart lives in their MIND, RELATIONSHIPS, HOME, & EVERYDAY LIVES.

If you’re interested in serving during this creative, worship-filled, colorful, week-of-fun on August 5th-8th from 6:00pm-9:00pm, we would love to have you join us!   We are asking volunteers to be there at 5:15pm! Register to volunteer today! Each night will include, crafts, games, worship, stories, and community outreach! The whole mission of Go Be Kind is to help children to practice practical ways of serving their community and be the hands and feet of Jesus.

Volunteer Registration
The kids will be learning how to live lives that are consecrated for Jesus, through active Bible lessons, engaging worship & creative projects and activities, while acknowledging the value of others around them as they participate in a GO.BE.KIND activity each night.

Areas of need:
Teacher/Helper in Preschool (or) Ages K – 5th Grades

  • Snacks Team
  • Activity/Game Team
  • Tech/Photography/Video
  • Greeting Team
  • Registration Team
  • Prep Team 
  • Set Up Team
  • Teardown Team
  • Kids Team Leaders
  • Go Be Kind Outreach Leaders

**All Volunteers will be required to obtain a PACA, Background Check, and Foursquare Clearances if not completed prior to registration.

Missions- Informational Link

Join us this year!  We have many exciting opportunities for you to participate by joining a missions trip this year. We have opportunities internationally, in the US and even a “trip” right here in Gettysburg. 

There are opportunities for both Youth and Adults!

If you would like more information on any of our trips, please sign up here and we’ll be in touch. 

The Mission’s Team.

Baptism Meeting

Are you ready to take the next step in your journey with Jesus, of Water Baptism? Keep an eye out for our next Baptism Meeting!

We’ll meet to talk about and answer any questions about what this means and how to take this next step. Then in weeks to follow you’ll have an opportunity to be baptized.
This is a very exciting moment in your journey!  We are thankful that we are on this journey together.

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting but be sure to complete the form as well as register, so you’ll receive any updates.

Yearly Bible Plan

Join us in reading our Bible plan for the year, “The Bible with Nicky and Pippa Gumbal”.

Baby Dedications

Baby Dedications are scheduled events to say to God before family and friends, that you dedicate your child to God.  We want to come along side you to encourage you and support you in this parenting journey.

These dedications generally take place on Sunday mornings after 2nd service in the Kid’s Department. 

If you would like to have your child dedicated, please use this link to complete the Baby Dedication Request Form and we will be in touch with more information regarding upcoming dates scheduled.

This is a very exciting moment!  We are thankful that we can join you on this journey.

Connect

New to Foursquare?  A special welcome to you! Please use this link to complete a Connect Card and let us know about your visit.  We are so glad you decided to worship with us today and we would love to connect with you and walk with you on your journey with Jesus.

Do you have questions about how you can send contributions?

  • Mobile App (Apple, Android)
  • In-person during service
  • Give online through our website
  • Text to Give (text any dollar amount to 84321)
  • Mail (328 W. Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325)
  • Drop off in office Mon-Thurs, 10:00am – 4:00pm

For additional questions, contact: contributions@gbfoursquare.com. or call the church office (717-334-5410).

Grow

Kids Ministry (infant-6th grade)

Meet during both 8:30 & 10:30 am services. If you have a child in Kids’ Ministry and are not currently receiving the weekly updates with service content and information, please email shelly@gbfoursquare.com to make sure you are on the distribution list.

Jumpstart- 4th & 5th Grade

Meets during our 8:30 & 10:30 services in the lower level

A classroom experience specifically designed for 4th & 5th graders! A space to learn more about  the Bible, why it’s important , and how to apply it to their everyday! Your child(ren) will experience energetic and interactive object lessons that include prayer and scripture memorization, along with practical and age-appropriate ways to read the Bible. This is an opportunity to discover exactly who God created them to be! Come join us!

For any questions, please email sierra@gbfoursquare.com.

Youth Ministry (Grades 6th-12th)

Meets during our 10:30am service and begins in the sanctuary, with corporate worship. (No prior registration is required.)

Youth Group meets on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30pm.   Come join the fun.

If you have a student in grades 6th-12th and are not currently receiving weekly messages regarding Youth Ministry vision and updates, please contact Manny Gonzalez at manny@gbfoursquare.com to stay connected.

Check-out Our Groups

Grow Groups

Small discipleship groups that meet throughout the week to help participants grow in their relationship with God. Many of these groups change seasonally.

Life Groups

Weekly small groups that meet around town to read their Bibles, hear from God and share together (life journaling).

Community Groups

Groups that meet over a common interest or activity (cycling, knitting, running, travel etc.

Serve

Get connected by serving within our church! To begin serving, you can sign up for the Foursquare Track classes! 

Volunteer in Foursquare Kids

Our kids ministry is a huge part of our church. It is a place where kids get to experience the love of God. The key to kids having a great time and growing in their relationship with God is awesome Volunteers that LOVE Jesus and LOVE Kids! if you have any interest in volunteering for our kids department, please click below to begin the process.

The Dream Team

Our mission is to build the church by each person fulfilling their calling and serving to make an eternal difference. Our win is a spiritually mature, passionate, relationship-connected and unified body of believers – humbly serving in their passions, effectively advancing the Kingdom, worshiping God with every single act of service, and walking in complete fulfillment of their purpose.

The Middle Street Cafe

Our cafe team is looking for volunteers to help at least one Sunday a month in the cafe. If that sounds like something you would be interested in, we are interested in you! For more information, contact Carolyn Miller at carolyn@gbfoursquare.com.

Join our Decor Team!

Do you enjoy decorating, creating, or have a keen eye for interior design? Join our decor team! You will meet together to discuss ideas and enjoy time decorating our building! If you’re interested in joining our decor team, please contact Grace Savage- grace@gbfoursquare.com

AVL/Tech Team

If you are interested in Tech, the tech team would love to serve with you!  We will train you in all you need to know.  Reach out to David Schanck at david@gbfoursquare.com.

Video/Production Team

Have an interest in video and live stream? Join our video team, we’ll train you on all you need to know.  For more information contact Chandler Robey at chandler@gbfoursquare.com.

Worship Team

As Bob Kauflin says, worship leading is “leading others to encounter the greatness of God.” Is worshipping God a passion of yours? Are you a talented musician or vocalist? Do you like to encourage and motivate others to proclaim the gospel and live for God’s glory? If so, we would love for you to connect to our Worship team. For more information, contact Grace Savage at grace@gbfoursquare.com.

Photography Team

Are you passionate about capturing life’s authentic moments? Does it excite you to look through a lens and see the advancing of God’s kingdom through community and worship?  Do you simply enjoy being behind the camera, or have professional experience? Join the photography team by contacting Sierra Cramer at sierra@gbfoursquare.com.

Go

Swisher Family’s Ministry to Scotland

As part of their sending church, find out how you can get involved in supporting the Swisher family and their mission to Scotland. Contact Pastor Nate at nate@gbfoursquare.com

The Track

F101

Want to learn more about who we are, what we believe, and how to get connected? Join us for Foursquare 101 Sunday, July 14th, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm (during 2nd service), in Rm 207.

Please register by noon Wednesday July 10th, so you have time to receive and complete any instructions prior to arriving to class.

In the meantime, please add no-reply@planningcenteronline.com and no-reply@churchcenter.com to your email address book and stay tuned for additional instructions and video links to view prior to arriving to class

F201

F201 is where you learn more about how to read your Bible and hear from God and how to get connected. Join us for our next Foursquare Track-F201class Sunday, June 9th, 10:30 am – 11:45 am (during 2nd service), in Rm 207.

Please register by noon Wednesday June 5th, so you have time to receive and complete any instructions prior to arriving to class.

F301

F301 gives you an opportunity to discover how God can use your personality and your gifts to fulfill your unique purpose. Join us for our next Foursquare Track-F301 class Sunday, July 28th,10:30 am – 12:00 am (during 2nd service), in Rm 207.

Please register by Tuesday, July 23rd, so you have time to receive and complete any instructions prior to arriving to class.

F401 (Go)

If you have already completed F101, F201 & F301*, you can now join us for F401. F401 is where you’ll learn more about the Holy Spirit and how we are empowered by Him to not only share the Gospel but to live out our everyday lives as well.  Join us after first service for our next Foursquare Track-F401class Sunday, June 23rd at 10:30am – 12:00 pm (after 1st service), in Rm 207. 

Please register by noon Wednesday, June 19th, so you have time to receive and complete any instructions prior to arriving to class.

Check Out Our App

It is official! Church Center, our mobile app is one and only Foursquare app. This platform connects you to all the things you’re already a part of, making it even easier for you to engage and connect with our church family.

Get Connected!

We love that you’re here! If it is your first time, please take a moment to fill out our connect card, and be sure to stop by the connect desk in our lobby for a free gift! We would love to connect with you!

Get Connected to the Church Directory

If you would like access to our online church directory, click the button below and fill out the short form. After you fill out the form, keep an eye on your email for your access confirmation.

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Wherever you are joining us from, and at whatever time, please let us know you worshipped with us today, by checking-in.

More Parking Options

As our sanctuary continues to fill, so does our parking lot. If you can, please utilize these other parking options to make room for guests.

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Services

Sundays: 8:30am, 10:30am
Weekly bulletin

Contact

(717) 334-5410
contact@foursquarechurch.info