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, November 16, 2020

We are 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, November 15: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpgouHCLG1E&feature=youtu.be

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

Church Office Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
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Thank you to all who dontated to Operation Christmas Child!

We continue to accept donations for our special offering this month, "Thanksgiving for GIFT".  Your donations are greatly appreciated by GIFT, one of our local food pantries.  GIFT is also welcoming donations of:  stuffing, boxed mashed potatoes, canned veggies, cranberry sauce, etc.  

The Church Office will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 26 & 27 (Thanksgiving holiday). 

Stay safe and stay healthy!

~ Melissa,
Admin. Assistant at GMUMC