Our Staff at Grant Memorial Methodist Church, Presque Isle, Maine
The Staff of Grant Memorial United Methodist ChurchPastor Hyungyong Choi - effective July 1st

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Melissa & FamilyGrant Memorial Administrative Assistant: Melissa Dyer

Melissa Dyer has been the Administrative Assistant at Grant Memorial for over 19 years.

She received her B.A. in Psychology in 1999 from the Univ. of Maine at Presque Isle.

In her spare time, Melissa enjoys reading, writing, photography, spending time in the outdoors, and spending time with family & friends.

She and her husband, Brent, have three children Elizabeth, Amelia & William.

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Minister of Music: Dan Ladner

Daniel Ladner has been the organist and choir director at Grant Memorial for eleven years.  His career as an organist began when he was a freshman in high school and has continued for fifty-nine years.  Dan taught English, speech, theatre, and chorus at Presque Isle High School and has always been active in community theatre productions in both Presque Isle and Caribou.

  He served as director of the Caribou Performing Arts Center for ten years, where he also taught speech and theatre, directing the theatre programs at both high schools.  Dan has enjoyed judging drama festivals on both the regional and state levels. 

He has been an active member of the American Choral Directors Association and the National Association of Pastoral Musicians.  He is well-known in the area as an organ recitalist, and has been the conductor of the Caribou Choral Society for thirty-three years.  Dan officially "retired" in 1999 after a forty-year career in education.

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Monday, March 1, 2021

We continue to be open for in-person worship service each Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m.  This is with several restrictions and guidelines in place (as recommended by the New England Annual Conference of the UMC, as well as the Maine CDC).   Some of these guidelines include:  masks, hand sanitizing, seating 6 ft apart (families may sit together), no singing, etc.  Please call the church office (762-9531) if you have questions about these guidelines & restrictions. 

Weekly worship services will continue to be posted on YouTube by Pastor Choi.  
A link to the most recent service will be posted here each week.
Sunday, February 28: 0228 2021 GMUMC - YouTube
Many of you have returned a Pledge/Estimate of Giving Card for 2021; we thank you!  There is still time to turn one in, if you feel led to.  Most of you should have received one in the mail, but if you didn't and would like to fill one out please let me know. Envelopes are now available for those who have requested them.  Please make sure you let us know if you would like envelopes, even if you do not fill out or make a pledge.  (Yes, even you regulars!)  Year end giving statements for 2020 are now available; please let the church office know if you would like your statement emailed or printed for you.

Thank you to all who have continued to support us financially during this time; your generosity is greatly appreciated! 

Sunday, March 14 - Daylight Saving Time Begins

Monday, March 15 - Deadline for the April Newsletter

Tuesday, March 16 - 7:00 p.m. - Administrative Council meeting in the Fellowship Hall, following mask & social distancing guidelines

Church Office Hours:  9:00-2:00 Monday through Thursday (closed on Friday)

Stay safe and stay healthy!

~ Melissa,
Admin. Assistant at GMUMC